Conspiracy theorists burn 5G towers claiming link to virus

LONDON (AP) — The CCTV footage from a Dutch business park shows a man in a black cap pouring the contents of a white container at the base of a cellular radio tower. Flames burst out as the man jogs b...

Virus-fueled conspiracy theories take aim at hospitals

The video lasts just 13 seconds and shows nothing more than the view from a car quietly driving past a hospital entrance. But the person who posted it on Twitter used the footage to sarcastically ques...

Costco, Bank of NY rise; United Airlines, Rite Aid fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $2.74 to $52.40. The chipmaker's first-qu...

Tech companies step up fight against bad coronavirus info

CHICAGO (AP) — Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent to continent like the pandemic itself, forcing the world’s largest tech companies to take unprecedented action...

Huawei founder to leave board of Shanghai Huawei Technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of embattled Chinese technology group Huawei will leave the board of a key affiliate, Shanghai Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., reports said Tuesday (April 14). ...

U.S. brokerage cuts target price on TSMC shares amid COVID-19 concerns

A U.S.-based brokerage has lowered its target price for shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), citing the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, which coul...

China's Huawei says '19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday its sales of smartphones and other products grew by double digits last year despite U.S. sanctions but warned it now faces a “more complicated” gl...

Trump signs bill to help telecoms replace Huawei equipment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a bill that provides $1 billion to help small telecom providers replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE. ...

California AG drops challenge to T-Mobile-Sprint merger

NEW YORK (AP) — California’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state will not appeal a judge’s decision approving T-Mobile's $26.5 billion purchase of Sprint. Attorney General...

UK lawmakers challenge government over 'high risk' Huawei

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government narrowly defeated an attempt led by some of its own lawmakers to ban China’s Huawei from building part of the U.K.’s high-s...

Venezuela on agenda for Trump's meeting with Brazil's leader

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The crisis in Venezuela, a possible U.S.-Brazil trade deal and Chinese telecom company Huawei were on the agenda for President Donald Trump's Saturday dinner with Brazil's...

Navy is overhauling education system as US advantages erode

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is overhauling its approach to education because the nation no longer has a massive economic and technological edge over potential adversaries, according to a str...

Bill to help small telecoms excise Huawei goes to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill to provide $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE, sending the measure to President Donald Trump. ...

Finnish minister: EU needs to establish own OS, web browser

HELSINKI (AP) — A top Finnish government member wants the European Union to develop its own computer operating system and internet browser to reduce reliance in the 27-nation bloc on tech giants. ...

TSMC to recruit over 4,000 new staff for high-end process development

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said Tuesday it is planning to hire more than 4,000 new staff this year at a time when the company is gearing...