Waze’s ex-CEO says app could have ‘grown faster’ without Google

Waze’s ex-CEO says app could have ‘grown faster’ without Google
(Reuters) - Waze has struggled to grow within Alphabet Inc’s Google, the navigation app’s former top executive said, renewing concerns over whether it was stifled by the search giant’s $1 billion acquisition in 2013.FILE PHOTO: Waze, a mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May… Read More

Myanmar’s coup opponents welcome new British, Canadian sanctions

Myanmar’s coup opponents welcome new British, Canadian sanctions
(Reuters) - Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup welcomed new sanctions from Britain and Canada on Friday as protesters prepared to take to the streets for what will mark two weeks of daily demonstrations in the Southeast Asian country.Demonstrators march during a protest against the military coup, near temples in Bagan, Myanmar February 18, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer… Read More

Study in Israel shows Pfizer vaccine 85% effective after first dose: The Lancet

Study in Israel shows Pfizer vaccine 85% effective after first dose: The Lancet
FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of the Pfizer logo in this illustration taken February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo(Reuters) - The first dose of Pfizer Inc and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine is 85% effective, a study of Israeli healthcare workers published in The Lancet here medical journal… Read More

Waze’s ex-CEO says app could have ‘grown faster’ without Google

Waze’s ex-CEO says app could have ‘grown faster’ without Google
(Reuters) - Waze has struggled to grow within Alphabet Inc’s Google, the navigation app’s former top executive said, renewing concerns over whether it was stifled by the search giant’s $1 billion acquisition in 2013.FILE PHOTO: Waze, a mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May… Read More

U.S. House revives bill to ban goods from China’s Xinjiang

U.S. House revives bill to ban goods from China’s Xinjiang
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region unless it is certified they are not produced with forced labor, and allow further sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for abuses against Muslims.FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before… Read More