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  • Half of German companies hit by sabotage, spying in last two years, BSI says BERLIN (Reuters) – More than half the companies in Germany have been hit by spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT industry association Bitkom said on Friday, and estimated the attacks caused around 55 billion euros’ worth … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • LVMH’s Louis Vuitton launches e-commerce website in China PARIS (Reuters) – French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH , said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market. 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 ...
  • Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 billion in state-owned China Unicom – sources HONG KONG (Reuters) – Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms to jointly invest about $12 billion in the Shanghai-listed unit of China Unicom, the weakest of three big state-owned telecoms firms, two people with direct knowled… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • FTC probing allegations of Amazon’s deceptive discounting WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Japan’s bazaar app Mercari applies for IPO: Nikkei TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese peer-to-peer marketplace app operator Mercari has applied to list its shares with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which could be the biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year, the Nikkei business daily said on Saturday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Bitcoin averts split as miners back new software upgrade NEW YORK (Reuters) – Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Lyft accelerates efforts to develop self-driving cars SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lyft Inc has formed a self-driving car division, company executives said, a bold investment for the second-largest U.S. ride-services firm as it jockeys for position in the highly competitive autonomous vehicle race. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Maersk applies new IT security systems after malware attack COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • BlackBerry wins right to sell secure messaging tools to U.S. government TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday it has won the right to sell tools for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the U.S. federal government, garnering an endorsement from the National Security Agency for the products. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Amid VPN crackdown, China eyes upgrades to Great Firewall BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese telecoms carrier said it had begun closing virtual private networks (VPNs) and other tools that can bypass the so-called Great Firewall, which state authorities use to filter and block traffic between Chinese and overseas … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Rakuten Viber buys shopping keyboard Chatter Commerce TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Messaging app Rakuten Viber said on Thursday it acquired Chatter Commerce, a San Francisco-based startup that created a keyboard for mobile commerce called ShopChat. 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 ...
  • PayPal to partner with JPMorgan (Reuters) – PayPal Inc said on Thursday it would partner with JPMorgan Chase & Co , allowing the bank’s customers to link their Chase Pay and PayPal accounts. 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 ...
  • Alibaba’s revenue to jump 45-48 percent this year: executive chairman NAIROBI (Reuters) – China’s Alibaba expects its revenue to expand by 45 to 48 percent in its fiscal year from April as more small businesses join its online community in search of sales, Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • India’s Paytm aims to sell gold worth $200 million this year BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million this year, the digital payments firm said on Friday, as it strives to develop a viable business from its e-wallet platform. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon; shares jump (Reuters) – Sears Holdings Corp’s shares soared as much as 24 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon.com and integrate the brand’s smart gadgets with the online giant’s Alexa digital assistant. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Moscow in talks with U.S. to create cyber working group: RIA report MOSCOW/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security. 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 ...
  • U.S. Justice Department shuts down dark web bazaar AlphaBay WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hackin… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • You Can Now Pay For iTunes and App Store Purchases With Your Phone Bill in Three More Countries Apple has expanded mobile phone billing to Denmark, Hong Kong, and Sweden, according to an updated support document on its website. The feature is now supported by the carrier Three in each of the countries, in addition to SmarTone in Hong Kong an… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Wi-Fi Mesh System Luma Launches $5/Month Service With VPN, Priority Tech Support, and More Similar to devices like Eero and Google Wi-Fi, Luma is a Wi-Fi mesh system that launched in 2015, providing users with whole home Wi-Fi, parental controls, and network security scanning. Today, the company announced a new optional subscription model is coming to its mesh router, called “Luma Guardian,” and it introduces a privacy VPN, antivirus ...
  • U.S. House Committee Unanimously Approves Measure to Ease Restrictions on Autonomous Vehicles A United States House panel this morning unanimously approved a proposal that would allow car manufacturers to deploy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles without adhering to existing auto safety standards, reports Reuters. The legislation would al… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Apple Releases tvOS 10.2.2 for Fourth-Generation Apple TV Apple today released a new update for tvOS, the operating system designed to run on the fourth-generation Apple TV. tvOS 10.2.2 update comes two months after the release of tvOS 10.2.1, a minor update. The tvOS 10.2.2 update can be downloaded on the fourth-generation Apple TV using the Settings app. Go to System –> Software Update ...
  • Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.6 With Security and Stability Improvements Apple today released macOS Sierra 10.12.6, the sixth update to the macOS Sierra operating system that launched in September of 2016. macOS Sierra 10.12.6 comes two months after the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.5, an update that introduced a headphones… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Silicon Valley mostly quiet in internet surveillance debate in Congress WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc’s Google , Apple Inc and other major technology firms are largely absent from a debate over the renewal of a broad U.S. internet surveillance law, weakening prospects for privacy reforms that would fu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Amazon makes cloud contract more customer-friendly as rivals loom SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has done away with a controversial clause in its cloud computing contracts that prohibited customers from suing the company over patent infringement, according to an updated version of the Amazon Web Services c… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • VEON offers mobile messaging app in five markets, including Russia FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Global telecom operator VEON said on Wednesday it was making progress in its strategy to reinvent itself as an online player by introducing its messaging and mobile services app in four new markets, including its largest in Russia… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Samsung, America Movil announce partnership in Latin America MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and America Movil, the telecoms company controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said on Tuesday they had signed an agreement to provide the latest technology to Latin American consumers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. judge rejects class actions over Internet music prices NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday said consumers accusing several big music companies of conspiring to inflate prices of music sold over the Internet and on compact discs cannot pursue their claims in class actions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Apple Shares Trailer for ‘Kygo: Stole the Show,’ a New Documentary Coming to Apple Music July 26 Apple today announced the air date for its newest music-related documentary that will be shown exclusively on Apple Music, Kygo: Stole the Show. The documentary, which chronicles the life of Norwegian DJ and musician Kygo, will premiere on Apple Music … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Panic Releases Transmit 5 With Major Improvements, but No Mac App Store Version Panic today announced the launch of Transmit 5, the newest version of its popular Mac-based file transfer app. Transmit 5 is a massive update, introducing an improved UI, new features, additional servers, and a Panic Sync feature. According to Panic, everything from the core file transfer engine to the “Get Info” experience was entirely rethought, overhauled, ...
  • Britain’s cyber security center says has never certified Kaspersky products LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said on Tuesday it had never certified products from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab. 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 ...
  • Cyber startup StackRox raises $14 million in round led by Sequoia (Reuters) – Cyber-security startup StackRox said on Tuesday it has raised $14 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital, providing the three-year old company with funds to use for product development and expansion of its sales team. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. hotels bank on loyalty programs in push for direct booking (Reuters) – Hotel loyalty programs have helped U.S. chains such as Hyatt, Hilton and Marriott score more bookings on their own websites, luring customers from online travel agents that had seen commissions balloon to an estimated $3.5 billion a year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Uber-style app ‘Careem’ goes off beaten track in Palestinian West Bank RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Careem, a Middle Eastern rival to Uber, has become the first ride-hailing firm to operate in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. 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 ...
  • Netflix wins international Crown with original shows (Reuters) – Twenty years after Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix Inc , and a decade after the company introduced video streaming, it hit another milestone – one that is key to its ability to sustain its scorching pace of growth. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • FedEx says cyber attack to hurt full-year results (Reuters) – Package delivery company FedEx Corp said a disruption in services in its TNT Express unit following a cyber attack last month would hurt its full-year results. 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 ...
  • Former AVG executives beef up cyber security investment fund PRAGUE (Reuters) – A group of former executives and investors from antivirus software maker AVG Technologies have raised an additional $55 million for their fund that invests in cyber security companies, its managing partner said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Somalia restores internet connection after weeks of outage MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia has restored its internet connection after repairing a severed undersea cable, a telecoms official said on Monday, after an outage that the government said had cost the economy millions of dollars a day. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • FBI warns parents of privacy risks associated with internet-connected toys NEW YORK (Reuters) – The FBI on Monday warned parents of privacy and safety risks from children’s toys connected to the internet. 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 ...
  • U.S. appeals court upholds gag orders on FBI data surveillance WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders for customer data to communications firms, a ruling that dealt a blow to privacy advocates. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Netflix beats subscriber targets, shares jump over 10 percent (Reuters) – Netflix Inc crushed Wall Street forecasts by adding 5.2 million new streaming customers in the second quarter and predicted continued momentum as foreign subscriptions topped those in the United States, lifting its stock 10.4 percent on Mon… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Major tech firms urge U.S. to retain net neutrality rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday to abandon plans to reverse the landmark 2015 rules barring internet service provide… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Lloyd’s says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina World’s oldest insurance market warns cost to global economy of cyber-attack could be as much as worst natural disasters Lloyd’s of London has warned that a serious cyber-attack could cost the global economy more than $120bn (£92bn) – as much as catastrophic natural disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. Published two months after a ransomware cyber-attack ...
  • Indonesia blocks Telegram messaging service over security concerns JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Friday blocked access to the encrypted messaging service Telegram, citing concerns that it was being used to spread “radical and terrorist propaganda” in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation. 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 ...
  • Calls for law change after Indians left in dark over data leaks MUMBAI (Reuters) – Fears Indian telecom upstart Reliance Jio suffered a major data breach, compromising the personal data of over 100 million customers, have prompted calls for India to adopt more robust laws to protect consumers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Buffett, Malone explore investment in Sprint: sources (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Ashley Madison parent in $11.2 million settlement over data breach (Reuters) – The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Australia to compel technology firms to provide access to encrypted missives SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Friday proposed new laws to compel companies such as U.S. social media giant Facebook and device manufacturer Apple to provide security agencies access to encrypted messages. 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 ...
  • Historic British hangings? There’s an app for that LONDON (Reuters) – Want to find your nearest rotting human carcass, strung up for public display? 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+ ...
  • U.S. government crackdown threatens Kaspersky’s American dream (Reuters) – Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of the Russian cybersecurity software firm that bears his name, had a big American dream. 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 ...
  • AT&T planning organizational changes, including new role for CEO: Bloomberg (Reuters) – Broadband provider AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Google wins challenge against 1.1 billion-euro French tax bill PARIS (Reuters) – A French court ruled on Wednesday that Google was not liable to pay 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in back taxes demanded by the French authorities. 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 ...
  • Snap shares draw bullish options bets after slipping below IPO price NEW YORK (Reuters) – Options traders were placing bets this week that shares of Snap Inc were primed for a rebound after slipping below their initial public offering price of $17. 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 ...
  • Internet TV company Roku hires banks for 2017 IPO: sources (Reuters) – Internet television company Roku has hired investment banks to lead an initial public offering that could come later this year as it aims for a valuation of more than $1 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. attorney general urged to consider blocking AT&T deal for Time Warner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven consumer advocacy groups wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to ask him to consider blocking AT&T’s plan to buy Time Warner on the grounds that it will lead to higher prices and slow innovation in showing video online. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until fourth quarter after layoffs FRANKFURT (Reuters) – SoundCloud, the world’s biggest music-streaming service, is still struggling to find a business model – it now has enough cash to last until fourth quarter, after laying off 40 percent of its staff, a representative said on Thursd… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Trump Hotels discloses data breach at 14 properties (Reuters) – Trump International Hotels Management LLC said late on Tuesday a data breach at a service provider compromised card payment details at 14 of its properties. 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 ...
  • DraftKings and FanDuel say merger will not lead to higher prices WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel defended their planned merger on Wednesday, saying the deal would not lead to higher prices for players. 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 ...
  • Wall Street Journal adds top jobs in digital push (Reuters) – The Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday it was adding more than a dozen new senior positions in a newsroom revamp to deliver news faster, with more visuals, as readers increasingly rely on smartphones. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc , Twitter Inc , Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Online ads offer legal option for U.S. election meddling SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The laws that prohibit foreign nationals from spending money to influence U.S. elections do not prevent them from lawfully buying some kinds of political ads on Facebook and other online networks, campaign finance lawyers said… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. hacking probes have yielded no facts, only allegations: Lavrov BERLIN (Reuters) – Eight months of investigations into allegations that Russian-sponsored hackers attempted to influence last year’s U.S. presidential election campaign have yielded no facts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov 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 ...
  • Stripe strikes global partnerships with China’s Alipay, WeChat Pay NEW YORK (Reuters) – Silicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • James Bond stand aside; French spy service seeks computer geeks, linguists PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign intelligence service is bolstering recruitment to counter Islamist militants and cyber criminals, but it is looking for computer wizards and linguists not would-be James Bonds. 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 ...
  • Facebook meets Pakistan government after blasphemy death sentence ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked. 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 ...
  • Germany says cyber threat greater than expected, more firms affected HAMBURG (Reuters) – Germany’s BSI federal cyber agency said on Friday that the threat posed to German firms by recent cyber attacks launched via a Ukrainian auditing software was greater than expected, and some German firms had seen production halted f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Tencent to launch mega-hit game in U.S., EU amid regulatory chill in China BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honour of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the plans said, amid a backlash in China over its addictive features…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Japan’s Rakuten bans ivory sales amid mounting international pressure TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese online retailer Rakuten Inc said on Friday it was banning the sale of ivory on its site, shutting a major sales route in one of the world’s largest legal ivory markets. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Google says its service disruption issue resolved (Reuters) – Some of Alphabet Inc’s Google services including, Admin Console, Calendar and Hangouts, suffered some service disruption on Thursday but the outages have now been resolved, according to Google service status page. 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 ...
  • Airbnb says had proposed alternative to forcing Paris hosts to register rentals PARIS (Reuters) – Short-term rental website Airbnb said on Thursday it had proposed for Paris and other large French cities to create automated limits to ensure its hosts did not rent their property beyond the 120 days a year legal limit for a main res… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. judge allows Twitter lawsuit over surveillance to move forward SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that Twitter Inc could move forward with a lawsuit that aims to free technology companies to speak more openly about surveillance requests they receive from the U.S. government. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Mondelez second-quarter revenue growth hit by global cyber attack (Reuters) – Mondelez International Inc MDLZ.O, the world’s second-largest confectionary company, said its second-quarter revenue growth would be reduced by 3 percent due to the recent global cyber attack, sending its shares down slightly in extended tr… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Electric guitar maker Fender jumps into online learning SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Fender Musical Instruments Corp , whose electric guitars have powered music from Jimi Hendrix to Nirvana, is getting into the software business with an app for guitar lessons. 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 ...
  • Dish, Amazon chiefs discuss wireless partnership: WSJ (Reuters) – Dish Network Corp Chief Executive Charlie Ergen and Amazon.com Inc head Jeff Bezos have discussed a partnership to enter the wireless business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people 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 ...
  • Russia jails hacker for spilling top government officials’ secrets MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court sentenced a prominent hacker to two years in jail on Thursday after a secret trial which heard how he had accessed and leaked the email accounts of top government officials, Russian news agencies reported. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Maersk says shipments back to normal next week after cyber attack COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk expects container shipments to be back to normal early next week, it said on Thursday, as the impact of last week’s cyber attack extends into its third week. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...