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  • NYSE plans trial run for Snap IPO (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange will conduct a trial run of Snap Inc’s initial public offering on Saturday, according to a notice given last week to stock traders, in anticipation of what is expected to be the biggest U.S. technology IPO in nea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges NEW YORK (Reuters) – The founder of what had been one of the largest online poker websites agreed on Thursday to confront U.S. charges stemming from a long-running criminal case targeting internet firms like his operating illegally in the United States… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Baidu’s quarterly revenue falls 2.6 percent (Reuters) – Baidu Inc reported a second straight drop in quarterly revenue as regulatory scrutiny into healthcare and related advertisements continued to take a toll on the Chinese internet search giant. 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 ...
  • Game company seeks to block Facebook from using virtual reality code (Reuters) – Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc, which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc’s Oculus virtual reality unit and its founders for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block O… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple Updates iTunes Remote App With Two-Factor Authentication for Home Sharing Apple today updated its iTunes Remote app, which is designed to allow users to control their iTunes libraries from anywhere in the home. The new update adds support for Apple’s Two-Factor Authentication system, adding an extra layer of security when… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Harman Could Bring Wireless CarPlay to Audi, VW, Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, and Other Automakers Harman today announced that it has achieved the first-ever implementation of wireless CarPlay in vehicles. It said its infotainment system is currently being deployed for a luxury German automaker, which more than likely refers to BMW, the only automaker that currently supports wireless CarPlay as a built-in feature. A number of BMW models have supported wireless ...
  • Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organizations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. 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 ...
  • Google, Dutch institute crack key internet security standard (Reuters) – A collaboration between Google’s research unit and a Dutch institute on Thursday cracked a widely used cryptographic technology that has been one of the key building blocks of internet 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 on LinkedIn ...
  • Confident Snap brushes off concerns on second day of IPO roadshow NEW YORK (Reuters) – Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging app Snapchat, fended off investor skepticism on the second day of its IPO roadshow on Tuesday, betting on the charisma of CEO Evan Spiegel, 26, whom it introduced as a “once in a generation foun… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network’s stock in recent weeks. 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 ...
  • Verizon to offer 5G to select customers in 11 U.S. cities (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017. 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 ...
  • UK online realtor Purplebricks seeks funding for U.S. launch (Reuters) – British online real estate agent Purplebricks Group Plc said it intended to raise funds through a share issue to expand into the United States. 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 ...
  • Dorsey’s Square reports smaller-than-expected quarterly loss (Reuters) – Square Inc , the mobile payments company co-founded and run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as it processed more payments. 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 Instagram Update Lets You Share Up to Ten Photos and Videos in One Post Instagram today announced that users will now be able to share multiple photos and videos within one post thanks to a carousel-like feature that allows up to ten pictures and videos to be uploaded simultaneously. After the series is shared, followe… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Exclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week – sources NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people famili… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Some 2016 MacBook Pro Owners Experiencing Keyboard Problems Apple’s latest line of notebooks introduced an entirely revamped keyboard featuring flatter keys built using a second-generation butterfly mechanism, designed to optimize for stability while also maximizing travel. The butterfly mechanism was originall… 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 ...
  • European Commission Made ‘Fundamental Errors’ in Irish Tax Ruling, Says Apple Apple has claimed that the European Commission made “fundamental errors” when it ruled last year that the company owed Ireland 13 billion euros ($13.7 billion) in unpaid taxes plus interest. Apple appealed the commission’s decision in December, but on Monday the company published a piece in the Official Journal of the European Union detailing 14 pleas ...
  • China bicycle-sharing startup Mobike gets funding from Temasek, others BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike said on Monday it has raised funding in a new round led by Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, bringing its total new funding in 2017 to more th… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Snap arrives in London to woo skeptical investors ahead of IPO LONDON (Reuters) – Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging app Snapchat, kicked off its first investor roadshow on Monday, looking to persuade London money managers to back its initial public offering in the face of concerns about its growth prospects, va… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Reliance’s Jio hails Uber ride in payments battle with PayTM MUMBAI (Reuters) – Uber users in India, who until now had Chinese Internet giant Alibaba-backed PayTM as the only payment wallet option available to book a ride, will now be able to pay through Reliance Jio Infocomm’s Jio Money. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • EU privacy watchdogs say Windows 10 settings still raise concerns BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system despite the U.S. company announcing changes to the installation process. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • NZ court rules Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to U.S. for alleged fraud WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A New Zealand court ruled on Monday that internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom could be extradited to the United States to face charges relating to his Megaupload website, which was shutdown in 2012 following an FBI-ordered raid on hi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017 LONDON (Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the European Union. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahe… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Uber CEO orders ‘urgent investigation’ on sexual harassment claims (Reuters) – The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc has ordered an “urgent investigation” into claims of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. 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 ...
  • Alibaba expands bricks-and-mortar retail push with Bailian deal BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it formed a strategic partnership with Bailian Group, the largest retailer by store numbers to join the e-commerce giant’s drive to use big data to improve and profit from brick-and-mortar sale… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Maltese stage protest against proposed Internet news law VALLETTA (Reuters) – Several thousands people took to the streets of the capital of Malta on Sunday to protest against a new bill that will force Internet news sites to register with the government. 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 ...
  • Exclusive: SoftBank willing to cede control of Sprint to entice T-Mobile – sources NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaper DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • EU privacy watchdogs seek assurances on U.S. data transfer pact BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union data privacy watchdogs will seek assurances from U.S. authorities that a move by U.S. President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigration will not undermine a transatlantic pact protecting the privacy of Euro… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Facebook says Irish challenge to U.S. data transfers ‘deeply flawed’ DUBLIN (Reuters) – Facebook said on Thursday a legal challenge against the way it transfers EU user data to the United States was “deeply flawed” and should not be referred to the EU’s top court because ample privacy protections were already in place. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastr… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • New York state cyber security regulation to take effect March 1 NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state on Thursday announced final regulations requiring banks and insurers to meet minimum cyber-security standards and report breaches to regulators as part of an effort to combat a surge in cyber crime and limit … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ukrainian hacker sentenced in U.S. to 41 months in prison (Reuters) – A Ukrainian who administered two online hacking forums was sentenced on Thursday to 41 months in prison for using more than 13,000 computers to steal log-in and credit card data, U.S. prosecutors said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Mattel partners with parenting website to expand China presence (Reuters) – Barbie maker Mattel Inc said it would partner with Chinese parenting website Babytree to create an online learning platform for early childhood development, the latest in the No. 1 U.S. toymaker’s push into China. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Verizon buys Skyward, a drone operations company  Forget about Yahoo for a minute. Verizon just announced it has acquired Skyward, a drone operations and management company based out of Portland, Oregon for an undisclosed amount. Verizon says Skyward will help developers and businesses better create and manage drones that also happen to utilize Verizon’s mobile network services and infrastructure. TechCrunch is a ...
  • Apple Considered Buying Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, but Talks ‘Fizzled Out’ Another rumor of Apple’s interest in acquiring a company involved in film and television has come to light today, with Financial Times reporting that the Cupertino company was in talks to acquire production company Imagine Entertainment, co-founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. The deal is said to have gotten “serious enough” to include Apple ...
  • Facebook Users Will Soon Be Able to Apply for a Job Within iOS App and on Web Facebook has announced that businesses in the United States and Canada will soon be able to post job listings on their pages, and potential hires will be able to easily browse local openings through a new “Jobs” bookmark. The update is rolling out over the next few weeks for both the Facebook iOS and Android ...
  • Apple Testing 4K-Capable Fifth-Generation Apple TV For Possible Release This Year Apple is testing a new, fifth-generation Apple TV capable of streaming Ultra HD 4K video, a report released on Thursday revealed. The Apple TV is internally codenamed “J105” and is able to output content in more vivid colors, according to Bloomberg. The fifth-gen device may release as soon as this year, with Apple’s recent hiring of ...
  • Telenor to roll out Google’s new messaging service in Asia, Europe (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it partnered with Telenor ASA to roll out Rich Communications Services (RCS), an upgraded messaging service, to the Norwegian telecommunications company’s subscribers in Asia and Europe. 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. takes pastor, software developer to trial over bitcoin exchange NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Florida software engineer and a New Jersey pastor engaged in lies and corruption to facilitate an illegal bitcoin exchange business whose operators wanted to take over a small credit union to evade scrutiny, a federal prosecutor … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Spotify to relocate U.S. headquarters to 4 World Trade Center (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday Swedish music service company Spotify will expand its U.S. headquarters and relocate it to 4 World Trade Center, creating more than 1,000 new jobs and retaining 832 jobs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • TripAdvisor revenue misses estimates, shares slip (Reuters) – Travel review website TripAdvisor Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, hurt by a fall in display advertisements on its websites and a drop in subscription revenue. 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 ...
  • Israel’s Wix.com beats estimates, sees strong 2017 TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Wix.com, an Israel-based company which helps small businesses build and operate websites, forecast higher-than-expected revenue in 2017 after fourth-quarter revenue and earnings topped estimates. 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 ...
  • Clash of Clans maker profit up despite Pokemon challenge HELSINKI (Reuters) – Supercell, the maker of hit mobile game Clash of Clans, said on Wednesday sales growth stalled last year due to competition from new challengers such as Nintendo Co’s Pokemon GO, though earnings rose. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks KIEV (Reuters) – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • China drone maker courts online matchmaker Zhenai SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Zhenai.com, one of China’s largest matchmaking websites, has found itself an unlikely suitor in drone manufacturer DEA General Aviation that said on Wednesday it wants to buy the popular dating website to expand its business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Israel’s Wix.com fourth-quarter profit, revenue beat estimates TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported on Wednesday better than expected earnings in the fourth quarter, as the number of paid subscribers jumped 39 percent. 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 ...
  • Signal Privacy Messenger Users Advised to Turn Off CallKit Support in Latest Update Encrypted communications app Signal received an update yesterday that enabled video calling for the first time, but the latest version also brings CallKit support to the platform, which may leave some privacy-conscious users wary. Introduced in iOS 10, the CallKit SDK allows incoming calls from third-party VoIP apps to appear on the iOS lock screen and ...
  • U.S. bank trade group picks online lending partner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The American Bankers Association, a trade group for U.S. banks, has endorsed Chicago-based startup Akouba as a technology provider to enable its members offer small business lending online. 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 ...
  • Burlington to drop Ivanka Trump brand online: Business Insider (Reuters) – Burlington Stores Inc joined other retailers, including Nordstrom Inc, in deciding not to sell products of Ivanka Trump’s brand online, news website Business Insider reported. 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 ...
  • Hong Kong police struggle to stop brokerage hacking spree HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police are struggling to deal with digital pump-and-dump schemes targeting brokerages – a little-known type of computer-generated fraud that surged in the Chinese territory last year. 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 ...
  • Verizon’s move to unlimited data ups ante in wireless war NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc’s announcement that it will once again offer an unlimited pricing plan marks a shift in its thinking as a price war among the four biggest U.S. wireless carriers accelerates. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • New witness delays trial over bitcoin exchange tied to JPMorgan hack NEW YORK (Reuters) – The trial of two men was delayed on Monday in a case stemming from a probe into a bitcoin exchange and a data breach at JPMorgan Chase & Co after prosecutors revealed a new witness. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • YouTube, Disney ditch PewDiePie over anti-Semitic content LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – YouTube and Walt Disney Co have cut their ties with influential Swedish social media star PewDiePie after he posted a series of videos deemed anti-Semitic. 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 ...
  • ‘Digital Geneva Convention’ needed to deter nation-state hacking: Microsoft president SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft President Brad Smith on Tuesday pressed the world’s governments to form an international body to protect civilians from state-sponsored hacking, saying recent high-profile attacks showed a need for global norms to po… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Facebook launches app for watching its videos on TV (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network’s users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen. 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 ...
  • Top Italian official says Facebook must do more against hate speech ROME (Reuters) – Facebook must do much more to stamp out hate speech on its site, the president of Italy’s lower house of parliament said, warning that rising abuse on various social media was being fueled by fake news. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Sears, Kmart drop 31 Trump Home items from their online shops (Reuters) – Major U.S. retailers Sears and Kmart this week removed 31 Trump Home items from their online product offerings to focus on more profitable items, a spokesman said on Saturday. 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 to provide ad data for independent audit (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it would provide information about ads displayed on its platform for an audit, months after the social network admitted to overstating key ad metrics. 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 ...
  • Italy’s foreign ministry came under cyber attack in 2016: source ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s foreign ministry was hacked last year, a source close to the department said on Friday, confirming a report in the Guardian newspaper which also said Russia was suspected of perpetrating the attack. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • New FCC chair closely guards his strategy to restructure net neutrality WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission under President Donald Trump is keeping under wraps his strategy to revise or reverse the Obama administration’s “net neutrality” rules, but emphasized he is committe… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that enabled $55 million to be siphoned from automated teller machines globally. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • FCC spectrum auction bidding ends at $19.6 billion WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Friday that bidding in the wireless spectrum auction has ended at $19.6 billion, significantly less than many analysts had initially forecast. 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 ...
  • Amazon warns that trade protectionism could hurt business (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc warned on Friday that government actions to bolster domestic companies against foreign competition could hurt its business, in a possible reference to U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda. 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 ...
  • China’s OkCoin, Huobi exchanges to stop bitcoin withdrawals SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two of China’s three largest bitcoin exchanges said they were taking measures to stop withdrawals of the cryptocurrency from their platforms, as capital outflows prompt the Chinese central bank to step up its scrutiny of the indust… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Mobile app firms settle NYAG claims over data disclosure shortfalls NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two mobile application developers will more clearly inform users how they collect personal information, as part of a settlement of claims by New York’s attorney general that they failed to disclose their data collection practices i… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • ‘FarmVille’ creator Zynga forecasts bookings below estimates (Reuters) – Zynga Inc , which created the online game FarmVille, forecast current-quarter bookings largely below analysts’ estimates, weighed down by a seasonally weak advertising business as well as declines in its web business. 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 ...
  • Expedia revenue rises more than expected as bookings increase (Reuters) – Online travel services company Expedia Inc reported a better-than-expected increase in fourth-quarter revenue, helped by higher gross bookings. 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 ...
  • Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates. 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 ...
  • Zenefits cuts nearly half its workforce as startup’s struggles continue SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Zenefits is laying off nearly half its staff as the software startup grapples with the fallout of insurance violations that resulted in hefty penalties from state regulators. 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 ...
  • Snap’s older user base slowly growing ahead of IPO: analyst (Reuters) – Snap Inc’s Snapchat lags far behind rival social media outlets Facebook Inc, Instagram and Twitter Inc in reaching older users, but the soon-to-be public company has been growing that crucial audience, analysis by MoffettNathanson of a regu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Cyber expert’s arrest silences Russian contacts of some Western crime fighters SAN FRANCISCO/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian cyber-security experts have scaled back cooperation with Western contacts after one of their number was arrested in Moscow on treason charges, making it harder to fight global online crime, U.S. law-enforcement … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Not so fast—Comcast told to stop claiming it has “fastest Internet” Verizon wins challenge of Comcast’s fastest Internet and “in-home Wi-Fi” claims. 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 ...
  • Facebook creates ‘Community Help’ feature for disaster assistance (Reuters) – Facebook plans to add a feature on Wednesday to make it easier for people affected by disasters to find each other locally to provide and receive help. 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 ...