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UK starts probe on Apple’s alleged anti-competitive behaviour

AfricaPress-Kenya: Britain’s competition regulator said on Thursday it has opened an investigation into Apple Inc after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions...

Increasing scope of crypto trading during pandemic

AfricaPress-Kenya: During the rise of the value of Bitcoin, people started to talk about what affects the ongoing global pandemic has on its value especially...

Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030

AfricaPress-Kenya: Volvo’s entire car lineup will be fully electric by 2030, the Chinese-owned company said on Tuesday, joining a growing number of carmakers planning...

Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

AfricaPress-Kenya: Bitcoin fell to its lowest since February 8 in thin trade on Sunday, down 3.7 per cent from Friday’s close as the pullback...

China’s Huawei, reeling from US sanctions, plans foray into EVs – sources

AfricaPress-Kenya: China’s Huawei plans to make electric vehicles under its own brand and could launch some models this year, four sources said, as the...

Australian parliament passes media reforms after last-ditch changes

AfricaPress-Kenya: Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc pay media companies for content on their platforms...

Blockchain, cryptocurrency key to future of finance in Africa

AfricaPress-Kenya: Africans have been urged to embrace the use of digital currencies in order to accelerate the economic recovery in the continent occasioned by...

France fines Google Sh145m over hotel rankings practices

AfricaPress-Kenya: Google Ireland and Google France have agreed to pay a 1.1 million euros (Sh145 million or $1.34 million) fine after a probe found...

Volkswagen CEO Diess ‘not afraid’ of an Apple electric car

AfricaPress-Kenya: Germany’s Volkswagen is not concerned by any Apple plans for a passenger vehicle that could include the iPhone maker’s battery technology, its chief...

Bitcoin powers towards USD50,000 as Tesla takes it mainstream

AfricaPress-Kenya: Bitcoin was fast approaching the USD50,000 mark on Tuesday as the afterglow of Elon Musk-led Tesla’s investment in the cryptocurrency had investors reckoning...