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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.

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China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

Feb 21 2018

Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

FRANKFURT Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

Feb 20 2018

Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

FRANKFURT, Feb 21 Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

Feb 20 2018

Lesser-known North Korea cyber-spy group goes international: report

FRANKFURT A North Korean cyber espionage group previously known only for targeting South Korea's government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security researchers said on Tuesday.

Feb 09 2018

Mobile data plans outnumber residents in developed nations: OECD

FRANKFURT Mobile broadband subscriptions outnumbered people in developed nations for the first time last year as access costs fell amid increased regulation and competition, an OECD report published on Friday said.

Feb 06 2018

China's Huawei builds British ties in face of U.S. cold shoulder

FRANKFURT China's Huawei said on Tuesday it will spend a further 3 billion pounds ($4.2 billion) on procurement in Britain as the world's largest telecom equipment maker seeks alternatives to the United States, where it faces an effective ban.

Feb 05 2018

Berlin urban farm-in-a-box raises $25 million for European expansion

FRANKFURT Berlin-based urban farming start-up Infarm has raised $25 million to expand its indoor growing system - a soil-less technology better known for furtively growing marijuana - into major supermarket chains and restaurants across Europe.

Feb 01 2018

Nokia CEO sees networks recovery as patents boost results

HELSINKI/LONDON Telecom network gear maker Nokia posted better-than-expected 2017 profits on Thursday and said it rebounded from costly prior sales hiccups, encouraging investors spooked by a weakening equipment market and acquisition integration missteps.

Feb 01 2018

Nokia mobile networks 'coming back very fast', says CEO

FRANKFURT The mobile networks business of Nokia is showing signs of a rebound and gaining market share from rival Ericsson, Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Thursday.

Feb 01 2018

Nokia mobile networks 'coming back very fast', says CEO

FRANKFURT The mobile networks business of Nokia is showing signs of a rebound and gaining market share from rival Ericsson , Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Thursday.

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