Trump administration will let ZTE reopen in exchange of fine and security guarantees

Wikimedia Commons President Donald Trump announced plans to lift the seven-year sales ban that crippled ZTE, forcing it to cease major operations earlier this month. It’s the latest twist in a saga of geopolitics and high technology that has its roots in ZTE’s violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran back …

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Martian Watches calls it quits, future unknown

Kickstarter Martian Watches announced it ceased operations and closed the company. The smartwatch maker was unable to gather enough funds to complete production of its mVoice G2. Martian was founded in 2007 and was notable for sticking a small display in analog watchfaces. U.S.-based smartwatch maker Martian told Kickstarter backers …

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Netflix most valuable entertainment company, beating Disney for first time

For the first time ever, Netflix is the world’s most valuable entertainment company, sending Disney down to second place. Netflix valuation on the stock market today was $153 billion, compared to Disney’s $152 billion. The tables might turn when Disney releases its own in-home streaming media platform. When Netflix first …

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