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Exclusive: Tesla’s secret batteries aim to rework the math for electric cars and the grid

(Reuters) – Electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plans to introduce a new low-cost, long-life battery in its Model 3 sedan in China later this...

Pfizer to outsource some drug production, focus on coronavirus vaccine

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Friday it is in talks to shift more of its medicine production to outside contractors as it prepares...

Roche wins U.S. nod for COVID-19 antibody test, aims to boost output

(Reuters) – Roche (ROG.S) has won emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to determine whether people have...

Roche gets U.S. FDA emergency use nod for COVID-19 antibody test

(Reuters) – Roche Holding AG received emergency use approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if...

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

CHAMBLON, Switzerland (Reuters) – In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections...

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach...

Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach...

Apple, Google update coronavirus contact tracing tech ahead of launch

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Friday updated technical details of the coronavirus contact tracing system they plan to release...

Showdown looms between Silicon Valley, U.S. states over contact tracing apps

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. states promoting apps that could prove essential to ending the coronavirus lockdown may be headed for a showdown with the...

France, Germany in standoff with Silicon Valley on contact tracing

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – A standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed...

China to cut new energy vehicle subsidies by 10% this year

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will cut subsidies on new energy vehicles (NEV) such as electric cars by 10% this year, the finance ministry said on...

Beer may lose its fizz as CO2 supplies go flat during pandemic

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Dwindling supplies of carbon dioxide from ethanol plants are sparking concern about shortages of beer, soda and seltzer water –...

Tencent takes Valor game into new arenas in latest overseas foray

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings will launch its ‘Arena of Valor’ mobile game in Russia and the Middle East on Thursday, capitalising on...

German tech startups plead for European approach to corona tracing app

BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe should not cede its sovereignty to Silicon Valley when it comes to using technology to help trace those at risk of...

Amazon stops accepting new online grocery customers amid surging demand

(Reuters) – Amazon will begin to put new grocery delivery customers on a wait list and curtail shopping hours at some Whole Foods stores to...

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims...

Apple, Google to create contact tracing technology to fight coronavirus spread

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims...

Chinese online retailers offer discounts on iPhone 11 as country recovers from coronavirus

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Several Chinese online retailers have offered discounts on Apple Inc’s iPhone 11, Reuters checks on Thursday revealed. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective...

Tesla engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Engineers at Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) showed a prototype for a ventilator on Sunday evening in a video published on the company’s...

Solid chip sales unlikely to cushion Samsung’s virus-hit first quarter profit

SEOUL (Reuters) – The coronavirus-driven global shift to working from home is set to have boosted demand for Samsung Electronics’ memory chips from laptop makers...