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  • EU mulls legislation in the fight against online hate speech BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is considering legislative measures to harmonize how online platforms like Facebook , Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • German industry warns against underinvestment in fiber telecom links FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s powerful engineering industry fears the country will miss out on becoming a global power in digital manufacturing due to complacency about investing in a high-speed, fiber-based telecoms network. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • New global fund to raise $300 million for digital currency investments NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alphabit, a global fund that invests in digital currencies, has been launched with a target of $300 million, co-founder Liam Robertson said in an interview, as managers seek to tap growing demand for virtual assets that allow for i… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Russian lawmaker’s son gets 27 years prison in U.S. hacking case (Reuters) – The son of a Russian lawmaker was sentenced on Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of hacking into U.S. small businesses and financial institutions, causing more than $169 million in damages. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Social media outrage as Sessions calls Hawaii ‘island in the Pacific’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social media did not take kindly to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions referring to the country’s 50th state of Hawaii as just “an island in the Pacific.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. charges Russian arrested in Spain with operating spam botnet (Reuters) – A Russian national who was arrested earlier this month in Spain has been charged with criminal hacking offenses in relation to operating the Kelihos botnet in an eight-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in Connecticut, the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • WhatsApp Users Can Now Ask Siri to Read Out Their Latest Messages WhatsApp users on iOS can now ask Siri to read to them their latest messages when they go handsfree, following the latest update to the chat app. Version 2.17.2 brings the feature to users running at least iOS 10.3 on their devices, along with some… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Messaging app said to be used in White House does not work: lawsuit NEW YORK (Reuters) – Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Experts say automated accounts sharing fake news ahead of French election (Reuters) – French voters are being deluged with false stories on social media ahead of the country’s presidential election, though the onslaught of “junk news” is not as severe as that during last year’s U.S. presidential campaign, according to a stud… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Facebook gives peek inside unit studying brain-to-text technology SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Wednesday pulled aside the curtain on a secretive unit headed by a former chief of the Pentagon’s research arm, disclosing that the social media company is studying ways for people to communicate by thought … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Qualcomm results beat help allay worries over Apple dispute (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc , the largest maker of chips used in smartphones, reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat analysts’ estimates, helping ease concerns surrounding the company’s dispute with Apple Inc . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • EBay’s second-quarter profit forecast falls short of estimates (Reuters) – EBay Inc on Wednesday forecast second-quarter profit that fell short of analysts’ estimates, as it spends heavily on revamping and marketing its e-commerce platform amid stiff competition from much larger rival Amazon.com Inc . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Hong Kong to tighten cyber security rules after broker hacks HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong plans to toughen information security rules after a series of embarrassing hacks at the city’s brokers, the securities regulator said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Apple to Dismantle Iconic Glass Cube at Fifth Avenue Store Apple will soon dismantle and remove the iconic glass cube entrance at its Fifth Avenue Apple Store in Manhattan, New York, which is in the process of being renovated and expanded. On March 16, Apple filed a permit for the “full removal of the glass cubical structure at the Apple Store entrance,” which, according to BuildZoom, ...
  • Beijing cyber regulators to summon Apple over live streaming: Xinhua BEIJING (Reuters) – Internet regulators in China’s capital plan to summon Apple Inc to urge the American firm to tighten its checks on software applications available in its Apple Store, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • InterContinental Hotels says 1,200 hotels hit by malware TORONTO (Reuters) – Global hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group Plc said a third of its franchised properties in the United States were hit late last year by malware that can steal guests’ credit card information. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • LaCie Announces 2big Dock With Thunderbolt 3 Connectivity LaCie today announced its next-generation 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution, debuting the LaCie 2big Dock with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for use alongside the new 2016 MacBook Pro, which supports Thunderbolt 3. The LaCie 2big Dock is a … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is trying to seize on the technology known as augmented reality, a mix of the real and digital worlds best known from the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July (Reuters) – Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would launch its self-driving car technology for restricted environment in July before gradually introducing fully autonomous driving capabilities on highways and open city roads by 2020. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Apple Will Still Include a Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter With This Year’s iPhones, Says Barclays Apple will continue to include a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter with the trio of new iPhone models rumored to launch later this year, according to Barclays. “We believe it stays this year but goes away at some point, potentially in the 2018 model,” said Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis, and his associates, in a research ...
  • Netflix Is About to Hit 100 Million Subscribers But they’re still behind HBO Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Wal-Mart seeks online fashion presence through acquisitions (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s bid for clothing retailer Bonobos, which surfaced last week, is the latest step in the company’s attempt to recover lost ground against Amazon.com Inc and others in the rapidly growing online fashion world, analysts an… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Netflix shares head for new high after strong subscriber outlook (Reuters) – Netflix Inc made a bullish forecast for subscriber additions by mid-year, a positive sign for its push to expand around the world that sent its shares toward an all-time high. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • SWIFT warns on vendor security after documents leaked by hackers (Reuters) – SWIFT, the global bank messaging system, on Monday advised clients to pay close attention to security when selecting firms to help them access the network following the release of data that suggested the U.S. government sought to spy on the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland on Sunday remained on its website and mobile app… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hacker documents show NSA tools for breaching global money transfer system HONG KONG/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Documents and computer files released by hackers provide a blueprint for how the U.S. National Security Agency likely used weaknesses in commercially available software to gain access to the global system for transfe… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Facebook shareholders propose reports on ‘fake news’, pay equality (Reuters) – Shareholders have proposed that Facebook Inc prepare a report on the threat to democracy and free speech from so-called fake news spread on the social media forum, and the dangers it may pose to the company itself, according to a proxy fil… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers (Reuters) – Hackers released documents and files on Friday that cybersecurity experts said indicated the U.S. National Security Agency had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system, allowing it to monitor money flows among some Middle Eastern and L… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Facebook failed to remove reported extremist posts – The Times LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook failed to remove dozens of instances of extremist and child pornography even after the social network’s moderators were directly informed of the potentially illegal content, an investigation by The Times showed on Thursday…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Microsoft says U.S. foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had received at least a thousand surveillance requests from the U.S. government that sought user content for foreign intelligence purposes during the first half of 2016. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Lightower Fiber Networks explores sale: sources (Reuters) – Lightower Fiber Networks is exploring a sale that its private equity owners hope will value the high-speed internet U.S. infrastructure company at more than $7 billion, including debt, according to sources familiar with the matter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • T-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in U.S. airwaves auction: FCC NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc bid $8 billion and Dish Network Corp $6.2 billion to win the bulk of broadcast airwaves spectrum for sale in a government auction, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Space Flier ‘Hyperburner’ Named App of the Week, Available for Free Indie high-speed space flier Hyperburner has been named Apple’s App of the Week, and as a result, it will be available for free for the next seven days. Normally priced at $2.99, this is the first time Hyperburner has been available for free since it was released in June of 2016. In Hyperburner, players take control ...
  • Three More Apple Suppliers Commit to Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy Three additional Apple suppliers, including Compal Electronics, Sunwoda Electronic, and Biel Crystal Manufactory, have promised to use 100 percent renewable energy when manufacturing iPhone components, Apple VP of Environment, Policy, and Social Initia… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • iOS Drops to Lowest Share of China Smartphone Market in Nearly Three Years Apple’s iOS has dropped to its lowest share of the smartphone market in urban China since July 2014, according to new data collected and shared by Kantar Worldpanel. Today’s report specifically details smartphone shares around the world for the three months ending in February 2017. In total, devices running iOS dropped 8.9 percentage points from ...
  • First Course Launches to Develop Apps For Android in Apple’s Swift Language An Italian school has launched the first Android-specific course in Apple’s increasingly popular open source Swift programming language. The Swift University based in Reggio Emilia claims to be the first, globally, to offer the course for Android, a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Burger King TV Ad Highlights Voice Recognition Challenge For Smart Speakers Burger King made headlines yesterday when it began running a 15-second television ad made to intentionally activate Google Home speakers and Android phones within earshot. The simple commercial involves someone posing as a Burger King employee who leans into the camera to ask the question “OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?” – a request designed ...
  • Microsoft Invites Mac Users to Preview Google Calendar Support in Outlook 2016 Microsoft has begun inviting Mac users to try its new Google Calendar and Contacts support in Outlook 2016 by downloading and installing the application from its preview site. Up until now, many of Outlook’s more advanced email features have only been available to users with an Outlook.com, Office 365 or Exchange email address. This week’s global ...
  • Grey market has become a necessary evil for luxury watchmakers ZURICH (Reuters) – A diamond-studded Rolex at 40 percent off the $34,000 retail price or an Omega Speedmaster Moonphase for less than $10,000? While still out of reach for most people, the increasing prevalence of such deals highlights the perplexing p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Burger King debuts Whopper ad that triggers Google Home devices NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fast-food chain Burger King said on Wednesday it will start televising a commercial for its signature Whopper sandwich that is designed to activate Google voice-controlled devices, raising questions about whether marketing tactics … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Apple Has ‘Secret’ Team of Biomedical Engineers Developing Sensors for Non-Invasively Monitoring Blood Glucose At a nondescript office in Palo Alto, Apple is rumored to have a small team of biomedical engineers researching better methods for monitoring blood sugar, reports CNBC. Apple’s work on glucose monitoring is said to have started with former Apple CEO… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • This Functional iPhone 6s Was Built Entirely From Spare Parts Bought in China Former software engineer Scotty Allen wanted to find out if it was possible to build an iPhone entirely from spare parts, so he decided to visit Shenzhen, China to see if he could collect all the requisite pieces. As it turns out, it is indeed possible to build an iPhone from scratch using a hodgepodge of ...
  • All Three 2017 iPhones Predicted to Have 3GB of RAM and Lightning Connectors With Faster Charging All three of Apple’s rumored 2017 iPhone models will likely have 3GB of RAM, according to Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri. An excerpt from Arcuri’s late March research note, obtained by MacRumors: In terms of memory/storage configuration, all three models will likely adopt 3GB RAM; the 4.7”/5.5” will likely have the same storage options as the ...
  • Boomerang Launches $5/Month Classic Cartoon Streaming Service on iOS, Apple TV Coming Soon Originally offered as a cable channel by Time Warner, Boomerang has this week been spun off into a streaming bundle of its own, offering subscribers on iOS, Android, and desktop access to classic cartoons like Hanna-Barbera’s Wacky Races and Yogi Bear, as well as shows featuring Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and ...
  • Apple Highlights Artist Rob Zilla’s NBA Artwork As the 2016-2017 NBA season comes to an end, Apple today highlighted artwork created by Robert Generette III, aka Rob Zilla, an artist who uses an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil to draw “bright, arresting sports imagery.” Rob Zilla’s latest sketch cel… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple is Struggling to Integrate Touch ID Under the iPhone 8’s Display Apple’s supposed “biggest bottleneck” related to mass production of its rumored 5.8-inch iPhone with an edge-to-edge OLED display remains integrating Touch ID underneath the display glass, according to a research note from Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri obtained by MacRumors. Arcuri, citing his own “field work” within the supply chain, said the current yield of ...
  • Toshiba Expected to Reject Foxconn’s $27B Bid For Memory Chip Unit Due To China Ties Early in March, Apple suppliers Foxconn and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company announced their intention to bid for a stake in Toshiba’s memory chip unit, which the company has put up for sale in an effort to offset a nearly $6 billion loss related to its overseas nuclear division. TSMC eventually dropped out of the race, ...
  • Dropbox Paper For iOS Gains Offline Mode and Multiple Language Support Dropbox’s collaborative editing software Paper received an update to its iOS app on Tuesday that allows users to edit their documents offline. Similar to Google Docs, Paper offers Dropbox account holders a minimalist document editor and conversational tools for collaborative projects. Users review and revise work in a single, shared space which includes an image ...
  • Cyber breaches have cost shareholders billions since 2013: report LONDON (Reuters) – Cyber security breaches erode companies’ share prices permanently, with financials the worst hit, a study issued by IT consultant CGI and Oxford Economics has found. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • German, Israeli companies to cooperate on cybersecurity TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The Cyber-Security Council Germany said on Wednesday it opened its first international chapter with security firm Checkmarx in Israel, establishing a bridge between German and Israeli cybersecurity communities. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Wal-Mart offers discounts for online orders picked up in store CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc will offer ‘pickup discounts’ to U.S. shoppers on items they order online and pick up in-store, as it revamps its e-commerce offerings at a faster pace to close the gap with larger rival Amazon.com Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market BEIJING (Reuters) – Jing Qi, a part-time presenter on the live streaming platform Huajiao, underwent cosmetic surgery in March to improve her chances of becoming an internet celebrity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Samsung to Delay English-Language Launch of Siri Rival ‘Bixby’ Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, announced in late March, are set to go on sale starting on April 21, but one feature will be notably missing on smartphones sold in the United States – Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant. Samsung is planning to delay the launch of the English-language version of Bixby, reports The Wall Street ...
  • Apple’s Video Editing App ‘Clips’ Downloaded Up to 1 Million Times in First 4 Days Apple’s new video editing app Clips, released on April 6, saw between 500,000 and 1 million downloads during its first four days of availability, according to estimates from app analytics firm App Annie that were shared with TechCrunch. Following it… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Evernote Introduces Touch Bar Support on New MacBook Pros For Quick Note Adding Note-taking app Evernote today announced that users on the 2016 MacBook Pro will now be able to use Touch Bar commands to browse, edit, and customize their notes within the app. Notably, the company said that the addition of Touch Bar support will give… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Facebook Adds Group Payments to Messenger for Desktop Facebook Messenger has allowed users to send money to one another since 2015, but as of today, the chat platform is being updated with a new group payments feature. With Facebook Messenger for the web and Android devices, users can now send and receive money between groups of people, useful for splitting a restaurant bill or ...
  • LG’s 32-Inch ‘4K’ Wide Color USB-C Display Now Available for $999 LG’s new 32UD99 display is now available to order for $999 from retailers such as Amazon and B&H Photo Video, as noted by AnandTech. The 31.5-inch IPS LED display features Ultra HD resolution of 3,840×2,160 pixels, which is often marketed as 4K, support for 95% of the DCI-P3 wide color gamut, and a USB-C input for ...
  • Facebook’s EU regulator says close to deal on sharing of WhatsApp data DUBLIN (Reuters) – Facebook’s European regulator said it hoped to reach a deal in the coming months with the U.S. company to allow it to use data gleaned from the WhatsApp messaging service it acquired in 2014. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • EU, NATO countries kick off center to counter ‘hybrid’ threats HELSINKI (Reuters) – Several EU and NATO countries on Tuesday signed up to establish a center in Helsinki to research how to tackle tactics such as cyber attacks, propaganda and disinformation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Apple may ditch Dialog chip, analyst says; chipmaker’s shares plunge FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Dialog Semiconductor risks losing a crucial supply deal with Apple Inc, according to a financial analyst who cut his rating on the stock on Tuesday, sending the Anglo-German chipmaker’s shares down by as much as one-third. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Qualcomm hits back at Apple’s lawsuit, accuses iPhone maker of false statements (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc hit back at Apple Inc’s charges that were made in a U.S. lawsuit in January, saying the iPhone maker breached agreements with the firm and encouraged regulatory attacks on its business in various jurisdictions around the world … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China draft cyber law mandates security assessment for outbound data BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top cyber authority on Tuesday released a draft law that would require firms exporting data to undergo an annual security assessment, in the latest of several recent safeguards against threats such as hacking and terrorism. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Web needs rethink to stop ‘nasty’ ideas spreading, says its creator LONDON (Reuters) – The World Wide Web needs a complete rethink to prevent spying and the spread of “nasty, mean ideas” on social media websites, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Symantec attributes 40 cyber attacks to CIA-linked hacking tools SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Past cyber attacks on scores of organizations around the world were conducted with top-secret hacking tools that were exposed recently by the Web publisher Wikileaks, the security researcher Symantec Corp said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • SEC targets fake stock news on financial websites (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced a crackdown on alleged stock promotion schemes in which writers were secretly paid to post hundreds of bullish articles about public companies on financial websites. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. targets spam botnet after Russian arrested in Spain WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had launched an effort to take down the Kelihos botnet, a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers it claims was operated by a Russian national who was arrested in Sp… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • British lender Wonga warns customers of personal data hack LONDON (Reuters) – British lender Wonga has warned customers in Britain and Poland that their personal data may have been stolen in the latest major corporate security breach. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • New York regulator wants other states to model cyber laws after its rules DENVER (Reuters) – A group of U.S. state insurance regulators should use New York’s sweeping cyber security rules as a model for how insurers must protect their networks from hackers and when they must disclose cyber events, New York’s financial regula… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Snapdeal founders move to calm employees amid takeover speculation MUMBAI (Reuters) – The founders of India’s Snapdeal told employees in an email on Sunday that the e-commerce company will ensure there is no disruption to staff “as the way forward becomes clear,” as speculation of a takeover swirls. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Computer hack sets off 156 emergency sirens across Dallas (Reuters) – A computer hack set off all the emergency sirens in Dallas for about 90 minutes overnight in one of the largest known breaches of a siren warning system, officials in the Texas city said on Saturday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Cloud software provider Okta surges 44 percent in debut (Reuters) – Cloud software provider Okta Inc’s shares jumped as much as 44 percent in its debut on Friday, giving the tech unicorn a market capitalization of about $2.22 billion. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Facebook virtual reality unit Oculus faces lawsuit over imaging patent (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s virtual reality unit Oculus VR is facing a lawsuit alleging it incorporated without authorization a smaller competitor’s patented technology into its Rift headset. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. net neutrality advocates blast Pai effort to reverse rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Advocates of landmark net neutrality rules on Friday blasted Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai’s plans to roll back the Obama era legal framework. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Experian enlists behavioral biometrics startup to combat fraudsters NEW YORK (Reuters) – Credit bureau Experian Plc has joined forces with technology firm BioCatch to use behavioral biometrics to help its clients spot fraudsters applying for credit cards and other lending products online, the companies said on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...