5. Legislators in San Francisco have voted to ban the use of facial recognition, the first US city to do so.
The emerging technology will not be allowed to be used by local agencies, such as the city’s transport authority, or law enforcement.
4. Huawei is "willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments" including the UK, its chairman said after concerns from some countries that China could use products made by the telecoms firm for surveillance.
A recent report suggested the UK could allow Huawei's telecoms equipment to be part of the country's 5G networks, with some limitations.
3. Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, said it is considering a stock market listing for its British supermarket arm Asda, whose attempt to combine with rival Sainsbury’s was blocked by the UK regulator last month.
2. MPs will be asked to vote on Brexit again in early June whether or not the government and Labour have reached a deal, Downing Street has said.
A spokesman said a vote on the bill that would pave the way for Brexit was "imperative" if the UK was to leave the EU before MPs' summer recess.
1. Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low today as a slight softening in rhetoric from Donald Trump helped ease worries about the U.S.-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus.
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