Huawei founder says will not share data with China: CBS News

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s founder and chief executive pledged not to share any customer information with the Chinese government and said the company had never done so, in an interview with CBS News that aired on Tuesday.

China’s JD.com to lay off 10 percent of senior executives this year: report

JD.com Inc, one of China’s largest e-commerce sites, will lay off 10 percent of its senior executives this year, Chinese online media outlet Sina Tech reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

Mexico pushes mobile payments to help unbanked consumers ditch cash

Mexico’s new leftist government is betting on financial technology to help lift people out of poverty.

Macquarie backs drone map, electric-vehicle businesses

Macquarie Group, the world’s largest manager of infrastructure assets, has seeded money in a map system for drones and an electric-vehicle sharing business, it said on Monday.

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the BBC on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated.

Germany bans Wirecard ‘shorting’ as prosecutors probe FT journalist

Germany’s financial watchdog has banned “short” selling of Wirecard shares due to volatility in the payments firm’s stock following reports in the Financial Times which are now the subject of an investigation by German authorities.

Germany consults industry about blockchain potential

Germany has opened a consultation process on how to tap into the potential of blockchain technology ahead of presenting a strategy by the summer, government sources said on Monday.

Facebook broke rules, should be regulated: UK lawmakers

Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said on Monday.