Westpac said it would close an international funds transfer platform and appoint an external expert to provide independent oversight in response to allegations raised by financial crime watchdog AUSTRAC.
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The U.S. national security adviser urged Canada on Saturday not to use Huawei 5G technology, saying that doing so would put in jeopardy intelligence sharing with the United States and expose Canadians to being profiled by the Chinese government.
Microsoft on Thursday said it has been granted a license to export software to Huawei.
Alphabet's Google will stop giving advertisers the ability to target election ads using data such as public voter records and general political affiliations, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.
The Trump administration on Wednesday gave Huawei its second reprieve this week, allowing some suppliers to restart sales to the Chinese telecoms giant after it was placed on a trade black list over national security concerns six months ago.
The partnership brings Salesforce and Amazon into more direct competition with call center technology providers such as RingCentral.
Microsoft Teams also competes with Workplace by Facebook Inc and Cisco Systems Inc's Webex Teams.
Twitter on Friday said its political advertising ban will include references to political candidates or legislation, and it will not allow ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes.
Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics principles, the company said on Friday.
Amazon.com is contesting the Pentagon's award of an up to US$10 billion cloud computing deal to Microsoft.
Huawei and ZTE "cannot be trusted," U.S. Attorney General William Barr said, labeling the Chinese firms a security threat as he backed a proposal to bar U.S. rural wireless carriers from tapping an US$8.5 billion government fund to purchase equipment or services from them.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has bought a US$1.2 billion stake in HP and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with Xerox.
Facebook said on Tuesday it was launching Facebook Pay, a unified payment service through which users across its platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram can make payments without exiting the app.
German business software group SAP plans to streamline its hardware infrastructure while holding research development costs steady, an executive said on Tuesday.
Facebook is taking down any content that claims to name the anonymous whistleblower who ignited an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, the social network said on Friday.