The operations disseminated content sympathetic to each side of a diplomatic row that has divided the Middle East since 2017, pitting the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt against Qatar.
The data strategy and artificial intelligence discussion papers are part of a bigger scheme to help European companies better compete with US tech giants and state-aided Chinese companies in the digital world.
The chief executive of developer Mobicip, Suren Ramasubbu, told Reuters he was interviewed in November by a US investigator who asked about the company's interactions with Apple.
Google parent Alphabet missed revenue expectations in the fourth quarter despite stellar growth at YouTube and in the cloud.
Airlines have also cancelling flights and adjusting schedules as a growing number of countries raise travel warnings to not just Hubei province where the new coronavirus broke out, but also to the rest of mainland China.
The event, which runs from January 7-10, exhibits new technologies, including airlines, automakers, battery manufacturers and hundreds of tech start-ups.
Attorneys general from 48 US states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google's huge online search and advertising business is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
Carrie Lam announced a platform for talks to help the China-ruled city find a "way out" after weeks of rallies. Protesters say Lam has not responded to demands, which include democracy, her resignation and an enquiry into the use of police force.
Stocks plummeted amid worsening economic fears after US Treasury yields briefly flashed a warning sign for a coming recession.
Social media giant hopes to offer unbanked consumers access to financial services for the first time but consumer privacy concerns or regulatory barriers may present significant hurdles.
Facebook has been hit by a number of privacy-related issues recently, including a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.
Amazon said it would close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals.
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