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People walk past a booth of NetEase Comics at the China International Cartoon and Game (CCG) Expo in Shanghai, China July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like Dragon Ball and Naruto.

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Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Lei Jun attends a news conference in Hong Kong, China June 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp <IPO-XMGP.HK> said on Saturday there is no time frame for a mainland share offering, casting doubt on Beijing's efforts to lure foreign-listed Chinese tech giants back home.

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A person walks with an umbrella prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects, outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of China's ZTE Corp is seen at the lobby of ZTE Beijing research and development center building in Beijing, China June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

ZTE Corp <000063.SZ> is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the "next couple of days," the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday.

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The Tesla factory is seen in Fremont, California, U.S. June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A machine used for paper recycling caught fire Thursday night at Tesla Inc's <TSLA.O> Fremont, California, campus, outside the company's car production factory, but manufacturing was not affected, the company said.

Fintechin a day

FILE PHOTO: Photo illustration of Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange website taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018.  A women was struck and killed by the vehicle on March 18, 2018.     National Transportation Safety Board/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."

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FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an advertisement of a cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2018. Picture taken March 30, 2018.  REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company's building in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo

Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing.

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FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCity's Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi/File Photo

Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.

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Lime’s France director Arthur-Louis Jacquier rides a dock-free electric scooter Lime-S by California-based bicycle sharing service Lime on their launch day in Paris, France, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

California-based bicycle sharing service Lime will launch a fleet of dock-free electric scooters in Paris on Friday as part of a wider roll-out in several European cities, the firm said.

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FILE PHOTO: The YouTube app logo is seen on a smartphone in this picture illustration taken September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year.

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FILE PHOTO - Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, holds up Intel's newest drone, the Shooting Star Mini as he speaks at the Intel Keynote address at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Intel Corp <INTC.O> Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy.

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FILE PHOTO: The MSCI logo is seen in this June 20, 2017 illustration photo.      REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

Stock index provider MSCI said on Thursday it extended its review of how to treat stocks with unequal voting rights and expects to make a decision by the end of October.

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U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S. April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.

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The logo of Google is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Google <GOOGL.O>, Facebook <FB.O>, Microsoft <MSFT.O> and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Seng Yee Lau, President of Online Media Business and Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent Holdings Ltd., speaks at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

Chinese internet giant Tencent will only take its social networking platforms, music and gaming services to an international audience if it believes there is a gap in the market it can fill, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO - The logo of the Paris Autolib' electric car is seen in Vaucresson, west of Paris September 30, 2011.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Paris local authorities have ended the Bollore group's contract to operate the Autolib electric vehicles fleet due to financial difficulties at the pioneering car-sharing scheme.

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FILE PHOTO -  An AT&T logo is seen at a AT&T building in New York City, October 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo

AT&T Inc <T.N> will launch two new unlimited wireless plans next week that will be bundled with a new video streaming service called WatchTV, in the company's first move to pair entertainment with phone service after closing its $85 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner Inc.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. Picture taken April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo

** Shares of online retailers take a hit after U.S. Supreme Court allows states to force these companies to collect sales tax

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People walk past a booth of NetEase Comics at the China International Cartoon and Game (CCG) Expo in Shanghai, China July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like Dragon Ball and Naruto.

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Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Lei Jun attends a news conference in Hong Kong, China June 23, 2018.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp <IPO-XMGP.HK> said on Saturday there is no time frame for a mainland share offering, casting doubt on Beijing's efforts to lure foreign-listed Chinese tech giants back home.

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A person walks with an umbrella prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects, outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities.

Business Newsin a day

FILE PHOTO: The logo of China's ZTE Corp is seen at the lobby of ZTE Beijing research and development center building in Beijing, China June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

ZTE Corp <000063.SZ> is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the "next couple of days," the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday.

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The Tesla factory is seen in Fremont, California, U.S. June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A machine used for paper recycling caught fire Thursday night at Tesla Inc's <TSLA.O> Fremont, California, campus, outside the company's car production factory, but manufacturing was not affected, the company said.

Fintechin a day

FILE PHOTO: Photo illustration of Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange website taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018.  A women was struck and killed by the vehicle on March 18, 2018.     National Transportation Safety Board/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."

Fintechin 2 days

FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an advertisement of a cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo, Japan March 30, 2018. Picture taken March 30, 2018.  REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company's building in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo

Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing.

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FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCity's Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi/File Photo

Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.

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Lime’s France director Arthur-Louis Jacquier rides a dock-free electric scooter Lime-S by California-based bicycle sharing service Lime on their launch day in Paris, France, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

California-based bicycle sharing service Lime will launch a fleet of dock-free electric scooters in Paris on Friday as part of a wider roll-out in several European cities, the firm said.

Technology Newsin 2 days

FILE PHOTO: The YouTube app logo is seen on a smartphone in this picture illustration taken September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent year.

Business Newsin 2 days

FILE PHOTO - Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, holds up Intel's newest drone, the Shooting Star Mini as he speaks at the Intel Keynote address at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Intel Corp <INTC.O> Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy.

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FILE PHOTO: The MSCI logo is seen in this June 20, 2017 illustration photo.      REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

Stock index provider MSCI said on Thursday it extended its review of how to treat stocks with unequal voting rights and expects to make a decision by the end of October.

Business Newsin 2 days

U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S. April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.

Business Newsin 2 days

The logo of Google is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Google <GOOGL.O>, Facebook <FB.O>, Microsoft <MSFT.O> and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Seng Yee Lau, President of Online Media Business and Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent Holdings Ltd., speaks at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

Chinese internet giant Tencent will only take its social networking platforms, music and gaming services to an international audience if it believes there is a gap in the market it can fill, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO - The logo of the Paris Autolib' electric car is seen in Vaucresson, west of Paris September 30, 2011.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Paris local authorities have ended the Bollore group's contract to operate the Autolib electric vehicles fleet due to financial difficulties at the pioneering car-sharing scheme.

Business Newsin 2 days

FILE PHOTO -  An AT&T logo is seen at a AT&T building in New York City, October 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo

AT&T Inc <T.N> will launch two new unlimited wireless plans next week that will be bundled with a new video streaming service called WatchTV, in the company's first move to pair entertainment with phone service after closing its $85 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner Inc.

Business Newsin 2 days

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. Picture taken April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo

** Shares of online retailers take a hit after U.S. Supreme Court allows states to force these companies to collect sales tax

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