Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short — that time of the year when the video game industry gathers to tell us all about the incredible games and projects it’s working on.

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Federal regulators are knocking at Big Tech's door. The US Federal Trade Commission will oversee any antitrust probe into whether Facebook's practices hurt competition into the digital market, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month. The news ...

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This week we watched an unusual spectacle. The foreign minister of Germany, one of the United States’ closest allies, went to Tehran and announced that a European payment system, designed as an alternative to the dollar-based one, would soon be ready.

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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major ...

The New York Times' crosswords group wanted to reach non-native English speakers. The result is the free 'Tiles' game and it's catching on
An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The word "in". A stylized letter F. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ellipsis: "..   Business Insider  
Huawei now banned from pre-installing Facebook on its phones
These days, basically every Android phone you buy comes with Facebook's app pre-installed (scary, huh?). But Huawei won't have that privilege anymore. According to Reuters, Facebook has banned ...   YAHOO!  
The creator of 'Pokémon Go' is suing an 'association of hackers' that it says helps players cheat at its games
"Pokémon Go," the mega-popular smartphone game from developer Niantic, has had to stay one step ahead of cheaters since its launch in 2016. Some players have used a surprisingly sophisticated array of tools to circumvent the rules and do things like ...   Business Insider  
Instagram outage affected users accessing its website and mobile app
Instagram, the photo and video sharing social media platform owned by Facebook, experienced an outage Thursday affecting users in multiple countries. Visitors who tried accessing the Instagram homepage were greeted by an error message: "Sorry, something ...   CBS News  
Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)
Suddenly, everybody’s talking about ambient computing. I blame Intel, and I’ll tell you why in a minute. Ambient computing is real. It’s the next megatrend in computing. Ambient means “in the air” or “present on all sides” or “all around us.”   Computerworld  
Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company’s strategy for the U.S. market. A Huawei executive made the ...   Reuters  
Instagram went down
Instagram went down on Thursday. Numerous users around the world are reporting issues with the photo-sharing app, with service resuming later that day. Down Detector, a site that tracks outages, detailed reports of issues across the US, South America, and ...   Business Insider  
Instagram outage affected users accessing its website and mobile app
Instagram, the photo and video sharing social media platform owned by Facebook, experienced an outage Thursday affecting users in multiple countries. Visitors who tried accessing the Instagram homepage were greeted by an error message: "Sorry, something ...   CBS News  
Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles
Huawei said that its foldable phone, the Mate X, will launch in September. The company had initially targeted a June launch, but a spokesperson told CNBC, that it was doing extra tests after Samsung's foldable smartphone broke down earlier this year during ...   CNBC on MSN.com  
Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc’s deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according ...   Reuters