FCC commissioner on Huawei: Suppliers for 5G wireless in US need to ‘share Western values’






Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission told CNBC on Monday that suppliers of 5G wireless networking equipment in the U.S. shouldshare Western values.

Companies that are deploying our network equipment [should] share our Western values in terms of respecting IP rights, respecting the First Amendment, Carr said on Squawk Alley, discussing security around next generation 5G wireless technology.

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Microsoft announces Xbox content moderation to cut back on toxic comments






As Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social platforms come under fire for enabling hateful speech, Microsoft is stepping up to thwart toxic comments among its 63 million Xbox live users.

Gaming is not Microsofts highest-priority market — cloud infrastructure and productivity applications are more crucial to its business — but the segment generated 10% of the Microsofts revenue last quarter. And the company is continuing to invest in its Xbox business as it moves away from other consumer markets, like wearables and music streaming. Microsoft needs to make sure Xbox players dont hear or see content that might turn off users, or scare younger players away.

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Google forces Huawei to use open-source version of Android after Trump blacklist






Alphabets Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world.

Holders of current Huawei smartphones with Google apps, however, will continue to be able to use and download app updates provided by Google, a Google spokesperson said, confirming earlier reporting by Reuters.

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WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it’s considering going public






The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it was recently valued at $47 billion, its far from turning a profit. Instead, its hemorrhaging cash.

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year on $1.8 billion in revenue, as it focused on rapid growth. Things improved in the first quarter of 2019, but only slightly: The company says it lost $264 million on $728 million in revenue during the quarter.

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Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it’s hard to delete






Google tracks a lot of what you buy, even if you purchased it elsewhere, like in a store or from Amazon.

Last week, CEO Sundar Pichai wrote a New York Times op-ed that saidprivacy cannot be a luxury good. But behind the scenes, Google is still collecting a lot of personal information from the services you use, such as Gmail, and some of it cant be easily deleted.

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Fastly shares rocket as much as 60% in IPO debut






Fastly, whose technology helps companies more quickly deliver online content, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday with shares rising as much as 60%.

The stock started trading at $21.50 per share, up 34% from the price it sold shares in the initial public offering, under the symbol FSLY. The stock closed at $23.99, a gain of nearly 50%, making Fastlys debut the 11th best so far in 2019.

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Nvidia CEO doesn’t expect China to block $7 billion takeover of Mellanox, despite trade tensions






Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang doesnt expect Chinese regulators to stand in the way of its nearly $7 billion takeover of Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies.

In an interview that aired Friday onMad Money, Huang told CNBCs Jim Cramer that the merger will fulfill an important function for data center security networking and storage processing. China, which is engulfed in a tense trade war with the United States, is a major semiconductor market where both companies sell a large portion of their products.

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Amazon is spending billions on internet satellites, self-driving cars and more as revenue growth slows






Amazon has been gradually racking up investments to position itself for the future as its core business slows.

Within the past year alone, Amazon has announced more than half a dozen major investments representing billions of dollars. The investments primarily focus on new delivery businesses and logistics, but also include other areas, such as its investment in a new headquarters. Amazon made clear its ambitions in the transportation and logistics space by identifying such services as potential competitors in a regulatory filing earlier this year.

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Roger McNamee: Facebook must stop making ‘superficial’ privacy fixes and change its business model






Facebook executives are making progress when it comes to speaking with the public, but need to focus on changing its business model, early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee told CNBC on Friday.

I really applaud Sheryl (Sandberg) and especially Mark Zuckerberg for engaging in the public conversation, the author of Zucked said on Squawk Alley. But stop doing these superficial things ... that dont actually address the underlying problems. Get focused on changing the business model in ways that are going to make the progress we will be able to see.

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