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Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs as trade ban bites

3:14pm IST

SANTA CLARA, Calif./HONG KONG China's Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the 850-strong workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States, after being blacklisted by the government. | Video

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers

22 Jul 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 22 The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees.

U.S. vertical farms are racing against the sun

08 Jul 2019

Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms, stacked with plants from floor to ceiling, tell Reuters they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores. | Video

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

26 Jun 2019

San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc. | Video

Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity

25 Jun 2019

The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

10 May 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

09 May 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

'Impossible' meatless patty gets Burger King Whopper test

02 Apr 2019

Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go mainstream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the rollout of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri. | Video

World News

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done

Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.