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Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises US$30 million, brings total to US$58 million

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:45
TEL AVIV: U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised US$30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to US$58 million. The funding round was led by Toronto-based Georgian Partners, who were joined by the company's existing investors G20 Ventures ...

Spain's Telefonica says is reviewing US Huawei order

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:16
Spain's Telefonica is reviewing a U.S. order which hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, to see if it will affect its customers, a spokeswoman for the group said on Monday.

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27per cent, beats estimates

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:16
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market.

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:16
WASHINGTON: Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on ...

Exclusive: Western buyers freeze Russian payments over dirty oil outage

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:10
Total and ENI have stopped payments to the Russian firms who sold them contaminated oil and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what they say is the worst disruption to Russian oil supply.

China's NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:00
GUANGZHOU: Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday that it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Marvel to release new games for the domestic market, as it looks to add more foreign content to its roster and shore up revenue. A local version of Pokemon Quest will mark the first official ...

Google blocks Huawei’s access to Android updates: What you need to know

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:49
SINGAPORE: Google is blocking Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, in a blow to the world’s second-biggest smartphone maker. The move comes after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring US companies from using foreign telecoms equipment deemed a security ...

Guijarro named in Spain's women's World Cup squad

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:45
BARCELONA: Patri Guijarro was a surprise inclusion in Jorge Vilda's Spain squad for next month's women's World Cup in France which was announced on Monday. The Barcelona midfielder has been out for five months with a foot injury and although passed fit did not feature in their Champions League ...

US, China bicker over 'extravagant expectations' on trade deal

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:35
China accused the United States on Monday of harboring "extravagant expectations" for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China's technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector.

Man City need to win Champions League, says Guardiola

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:32
Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City will ultimately be judged on whether they win the Champions League despite wrapping up an unprecedented domestic treble with a 6-0 whipping of Watford in the FA Cup final.

Deutsche Bank shares hit record low ahead of AGM

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:26
Shares in Deutsche Bank set a new low on Monday, just days before investors gather for their annual general meeting.

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants after bus bombing

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:20
Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people.

Five talking points from the last La Liga weekend

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:15
Valencia won 2-0 at Real Valladolid on Saturday to finish fourth in La Liga and seal qualification for next year's Champions League, while Girona were relegated after a 2-1 defeat at Alaves.

Indiana abortion cases ripe for US Supreme Court action

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:14
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would ban the procedure almost entirely.

Singapore-bound Scoot flight diverted to Chennai after smoke alert triggered

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:30
SINGAPORE: A Scoot flight bound for Singapore was diverted to Chennai International Airport on Monday (May 20) after a cargo smoke warning was triggered.  Flight TR567, travelling from Tiruchirappalli in India, was diverted as a precaution, said Scoot in a statement.  The Airbus A320 aircraft ...

Kroos extends Real Madrid deal until 2023

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:21
Toni Kroos has agreed a contract renewal with Real Madrid until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Spanish club said on Monday.

Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:20
Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company from updates to its Android operating system.

Riaz, Amir and Asif named in Pakistan's final World Cup squad

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:11
Fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir have been drafted in to Pakistan's final 15-man squad for the World Cup along with middle-order batsman Asif Ali, the country's cricket board (PCB) said on Monday.

Chips are down: Huawei US blacklisting knocks EU semiconductor stocks

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:11
European chipmakers Infineon Technologies, AMS and STMicroelectronics fell sharply on Monday amid worries the Huawei Technologies suppliers may suspend shipments to the Chinese firm due to a U.S. crackdown.

Teary Muscat to part ways with Melbourne Victory

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 15:50
MELBOURNE: Few footballers have dominated their clubs like Kevin Muscat has at Melbourne Victory over the past 14 years but the A-League giants will soon face the prospect of life without their hard-nosed dictator. Muscat, who won two titles as the club's foundation captain and another two as ...