WASHINGTON: Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some US telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday. Vincent Pang, senior vice president, and board director at the company said some firms had expressed interest in both a long-term deal or a one-off transfer, declining to name or quantify the companies.

Facebook's upcoming news tab will feature headlines from the Wall Street Journal and some other News Corp media properties when it launches in the fall of 2019, the social network said on Friday. The WSJ, which first reported about the deal, said news publications Washington Post, BuzzFeed News, and Business Insider have also reached a similar deal with Facebook.

WASHINGTON: Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday attacked the rapidly growing Chinese short-video app TikTok, saying it censored political protest, including in the United States. While delivering an address on free speech at Georgetown University in Washington, Zuckerberg said Facebook social media platforms like WhatsApp were used by protesters and activists everywhere because of its encryption and privacy protection.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook met the chief of China’s market regulator in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese agency said, a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into the midst of political tensions between the mainland and protesters in Hong Kong. Apple last week removed from its app store an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements after a Chinese state newspaper sharply criticized it for allowing the software. The company said the app, HKmap.live, was used to target the police.

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company’s light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China’s censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.

A flaw with Samsung’s top-end Galaxy S10 fingerprint system that allows the smartphone to be opened by a third party will soon be fixed, the tech giant said Thursday. A user in the UK told the Sun newspaper earlier this week her Samsung device could be unlocked by someone else simply by putting on a screen protector and applying an unregistered fingerprint.

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) on Tuesday launched a mobile application ‘Durust Daam’ or the right price to help people find the best rates for fruits, vegetables, eggs, poultry, meat and other items of daily use. The application developed in collaboration with National Technology Board (NTB) will help control profiteering by the shopkeepers in the federal capital.

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Monday confirmed reports that he had hosted a series of dinners with right-wing figures, as the social media platform stands accused of stifling conservative voices. Zuckerberg held small, off-the-record dinners with journalists, commentators and at least one Republican lawmaker to talk about free speech, partnerships and other issues, the Politico news website said.

Science and Information Technology Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday inaugurated free wifi and digital library to keep pace with fast technology changes. The facility was inaugurated by Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Science and Information Technology  Kamran Bangash. Provincial Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Khan Jigra was also present who inaugurated a business center.

US securities regulators won an emergency court order Friday to block the messaging application Telegram Group from raising funds by selling unregistered cryptocurrency to investors.  The US Securities and Exchange Commission said Telegram sold 2.9 billion digital tokens called “Grams” without registering the tokens as securities and disclosing risks to investors.