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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 12 2017

TomTom to offer EV recharging maps in Europe, N. America

FRANKFURT Dutch map-making company TomTom NV is introducing a live service to help drivers locate and pay for electric car-battery charging stations, an application built off its core automotive navigation business.

Sep 08 2017

Taxify halts London services after regulator questions licence

FRANKFURT Uber [UBER.UL] rival Taxify said on Friday it had temporarily halted operations in London after just three days when regulator Transport for London stepped in to call out the Estonian start-up for failing to obtain an operating licence.

Sep 08 2017

Taxify halts London services after regulator questions licence

FRANKFURT, Sept 8 Uber rival Taxify has temporarily halted operations in London, the company said on Friday, after local regulator Transport for London said the new market entrant had failed to obtain a proper operating licence.

Sep 05 2017

German 'flying taxi' firm Lilium takes $90 million from Tencent, others

FRANKFURT Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger "flying taxi", has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, making it one of the best-funded electric aircraft projects to date. The company, which took in $11.4 million only last year, has emerged as one of Europe's hottest start-ups for attempting to solve hard physics problems for a new category of aircraft capable of vertical take-off and electric powered jet flight. | Video

Sep 04 2017

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London taxi-hailing market

FRANKFURT Estonian start-up Taxify is to go head to head with Uber [UBER.UL] in London's highly competitive taxi-hailing market, and also has Paris in its sights. | Video

Sep 02 2017

Huawei unveils faster phone chip it says can beat Apple, Samsung

BERLIN Huawei [HWT.UL] aims to use artificial intelligence-powered features such as instant image recognition to take on rivals Samsung and Apple when it launches its new flagship phone next month, a top executive said on Saturday.

Sep 01 2017

Audio firm Harman aims for sales boost, new deals after Samsung takeover

BERLIN Audio specialist Harman International wants to nearly treble annual sales by 2025 by partnering with tech groups such as Amazon , Google and Microsoft , as well as its new owner, Samsung , its chief executive said on Friday.

Sep 01 2017

Microsoft pushes 'mixed reality' features with Windows 10 update

BERLIN Microsoft is to update its flagship operating system next month so that the latest generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and software can tap into augmented and virtual reality technologies, executives said on Friday.

Aug 31 2017

LG packs image, audio features into new flagship phone

BERLIN LG Electronics on Thursday introduced a slimmer version of its top-of-the-line phone, with advanced new camera and voice-activation features aimed at active video users, which it hopes can help it claw back market share lost to rivals.

Aug 24 2017

Cubic Telecom raises $46.5 mln to fund Asia, Americas push

FRANKFURT, Aug 24 Cubic Telecom, a supplier of data connections for cars and other "internet of things" devices, said on Thursday it has closed a new $46.5 million (39.4 million euros) funding round from investors including chipmaker Qualcomm and Audi's venture arm.

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