Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
China is demanding the release of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada at the request of US authorities. China says that Meng had been arrested without explanation and that could be a “violation of her human rights.”
Lyft on Thursday said it had filed a confidential draft registration statement with regulators to go public, with the expectation that it will float in 2019. It’s a big step in what’s largely considered to be a race to go public between Lyft and its much larger rival Uber, which is also considering an IPO next year.
Elon Musk’s tunnelling firm, Boring Company, will hold a product launch on December 18 that will involve more than just a hole in the ground. Musk revealed that beyond just the tunnel, the company will showcase its autonomous transport cars and “ground to car” elevators.
Millions of British mobile users were left without service on Thursday thanks to an outage at mobile network O2. The outage was caused by an expired Ericsson software certificate used by European telcos.
The Trump administration is meeting Thursday with top tech executives …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology