Stories by Reuters

Apple CEO calls on Bloomberg to retract spy chip story

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has said that Bloomberg should retract a story that claimed Apple's internal computer systems had been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence agents.

Telstra seeks to head off executive pay protest

Telstra has written an apology to shareholders to head off a vote against executive pay at its annual meeting, after a tumultuous year where profit fell and shares hovered near all-time lows.

Micron plans US$100 million AI investment splurge

Micron Technology plans to invest up to US$100 million in startup companies working on artificial intelligence technologies for use in self-driving vehicles, factory automation and other growing fields.

Companies expected to face first GDPR fines this year

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Google challenges record EU antitrust fine

Google has challenged a record 4.34-billion euro (US$5 billion) fine imposed by European Union antitrust regulators three months ago for using its popular Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals.

Google+ to close after user data exposed

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500,000 users may have been exposed to external developers by a bug that was present for more than two years in its systems.