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Arm rival SiFive raises $60 million from SK Hynix, Aramco

SiFive Inc, a California startup working to commercialize an open-source semiconductor technology, said on Tuesday that it has raised an additional $60 million in funding from investors including SK Hynix and Saudi Aramco.

Google turns Android phones into earthquake sensors; California to get alerts

Alphabet Inc's Google's Android phones on Tuesday started detecting earthquakes around the world to provide data that could eventually give billions of users precious seconds of warning of a tremor nearby, with an alerting feature first rolling out in California.

CuriosityStream to list on Nasdaq via $331 million reverse merger deal

CuriosityStream Inc, a subscription streaming service for science, technology and history documentaries, said on Tuesday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check company Software Acquisition Group Inc .

HMD Global, maker of Nokia-branded smartphones, wins investment from Google, others

HMD Global, the maker of Nokia-branded smartphones, has secured $230 million of investment from partners including Google , Qualcomm and Nokia Technologies , to help accelerate its development of 5G devices.

In finding U.S. disaster loan fraudsters, YouTube, Instagram are just the start: watchdog

For small business owners or others searching for advice on applying for a U.S. government disaster loan, there's plenty to be found on social media. But that's just the beginning of potentially fraudulent activity the Small Business Administration's top watchdog is keen to root out.

SoftBank touts Vision Fund gains, ditches operating profit as yardstick

SoftBank Group Corp broke with tradition on Tuesday and declined to disclose operating profit in its quarterly results, saying the measure was "not useful" to gauge performance, and instead pointed to a $2.8 billion gain at its Vision Fund.

WeChat U.S. ban worries to cloud Tencent results as investors seek clarity

China's Tencent Holdings will be under pressure to address concerns on the impact of a U.S. ban on WeChat-related transactions and outline its plans to mitigate any fallout as it reports second-quarter results on Wednesday.

Judge blocks Uber, Lyft from classifying drivers as contractors in California

A California judge on Monday granted the state's request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.

White House announces spectrum auction to fuel 5G growth

The White House on Monday unveiled plans to auction off 100 megahertz of midband spectrum for use starting in mid-2022, part of U.S. efforts to ramp up fifth-generation network coverage.

Facebook, Microsoft gripes with Apple's App Store on EU's antitrust radar

Facebook and Microsoft's grievances over how their gaming apps appear on Apple's App Store may feed into an EU investigation into the iPhone maker's business as EU antitrust regulators said such concerns are on their radar.
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