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Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi but it’s a strategy fraught with risks, people with familiar with the move said. Samsung Electronics, which shut its last in-house Chinese smartphone factory in October, [...]

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Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say

Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption in a statement Monday saying it protects child sex predators, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters. At the group’s conference in Lyon, France on Friday, an Interpol official said a version of the resolution introduced by [...]

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Airbus-backed tournament unveils first electric racing aircraft

Airbus-backed tournament unveils first electric racing aircraft

(Reuters) – An Airbus-backed air racing tournament unveiled an electric-powered sports aircraft on Sunday, billed as the world’s first, as the European planemaker seeks to boost its green aerospace technology. Several companies, including U.S. ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N), are working on electric-powered flying cars, amid increasing concerns about the environmental impact of fossil-fuel [...]

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