Technology 

Huawei presence complicates country partnerships with U.S.: Pompeo

Huawei products are seen in a shop in Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2019. Picture taken January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The United States will share its knowledge of risks involving Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei with countries such as Hungary, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday during a visit to Budapest. “If that (Huawei) equipment is co-located where we have important American systems, it makes it more difficult for us to partner alongside them,” Pompeo told journalists. Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Writing by Joanna…

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Technology 

Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the United Nations following a Security Council meeting about the situation in Venezuela in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 26, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned U.S. allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms gear manufacturer Huawei on their soil, saying it would make it more difficult for Washington to “partner alongside them”. “We want to make sure we identify (to) them…

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Technology 

Salesforce to double presence in Ireland with 1,500 new jobs

FILE PHOTO: The Salesforce logo is pictured on a building in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Lily Jamali DUBLIN (Reuters) – Salesforce.Com will more than double its workforce in Ireland by adding 1,500 jobs, marking one of the largest single job announcements in the 70-year history of the state’s foreign investment agency. The San Francisco-based cloud software maker currently employs 1,400 people in Dublin, the European hub for a number of major technology firms, and will add the new jobs over the next five years as it moves…

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Technology 

Marine Le Pen’s presence deemed ‘disrespectful’ at Web Summit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marine Le Pen has been un-invited to the Web Summit in Portugal Marine Le Pen, the former French presidential candidate and leader of the National Rally political party, has been un-invited to one of Europe’s largest technology conferences. Ms Le Pen was listed on the Web Summit’s website as a speaker for its conference in November. Conference CEO Paddy Cosgrave initially defended giving Ms Le Pen a platform. However, following an online backlash he said the correct decision “is to rescind Marine Le Pen’s…

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FIFA 

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Pavard makes his presence felt

Benjamin Pavard scored one of the goals of Russia 2018 so far Stuttgart defender not usually known for his goals Pavard: “I can’t describe it. I’m still feeling emotional” By Adrien Gingold with France A virtual unknown in France barely three months ago, Benjamin Pavard is currently starring with Les Bleus at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Having proven himself to be a dependable and occasionally inspired performer, the defender today stepped up to score one of the goals of the tournament and help his side beat Argentina 4-3…

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Science 

Oxygen presence in distant galaxy sheds light on early universe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After detecting a whiff of oxygen, astronomers have determined that stars in a faraway galaxy formed 250 million years after the Big Bang — a rather short time in cosmic terms — in a finding that sheds light on conditions in the early universe. A galaxy located 13.28 billion light-years away is giving scientists new insight into the early history of the universe, with the detection of the oldest-known evidence of oxygen. This Hubble Space Telescope image shows the galaxy cluster MACS J1149.5+2223 and the inset image…

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