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  • SNB’s Jordan sees crypto currencies as more of investment than currency ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan is cautious about crypto currencies, saying he sees products like Bitcoin as more of an investment than a currency at present. 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 ...
  • Backlash among German MPs against parliamentary Twitter ban BERLIN (Reuters) – German lawmakers have protested after Wolfgang Schaeuble, the new president of the Bundestag, announced a ban on sending tweets from inside the parliament chamber. 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 ...
  • EU lawmakers back exports control on spying technology BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers overwhelmingly backed plans on Thursday to control exports of devices to intercept mobile phone calls, hack computers or circumvent passwords that could be used by foreign states to suppress political opponents or acti… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Russia says Google down-ranking Sputnik, RT would be censorship MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that moves by Alphabet Inc’s Google to place articles from Russian news outlets Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results would amount to censorship. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Budget focus on skills and technology aims to bolster UK productivity Chancellor’s measures to improve economic growth include training, tax relief and £2.5bn fund for innovatorsThe government’s latest attempt to tackle Britain’s poor productivity record focused on extra funding for artificial intelligence, skills and te… 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 ...
  • YouTube returns to the Amazon Echo Show  When the Amazon Echo Show first debuted, it included a YouTube feature, as is right and proper for a device with a screen capable of playing video and connecting to the internet. But Google quickly nixed the Echo Show YouTube player, since it was… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Uber’s messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack – something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Tencent to bring world’s hottest video game to China, promises socialist values BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is bringing “Playerunknown’s Battleground”, the world’s hottest video game, to China, but with a twist. The gory, battle royale-style game will get a socialist makeover to meet str… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Air New Zealand, Swiss travel platform Winding Tree in blockchain tie-up NEW YORK (Reuters) – Air New Zealand said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based on blockchain technology that could help the national flag carrier of New Zealand improve the efficiency and s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Facebook to let users see if they ‘liked’ Russian accounts SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. ‘net neutrality’ regulations WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama. 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 ...
  • Peter Thiel may look to buy Gawker.com: BuzzFeed (Reuters) – Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed 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 to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids’ videos grow (Reuters) – YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Deutsche Bank strategist tells investors to avoid bitcoin FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank has joined the ranks of those warning about the virtual currency bitcoin as an investment. 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 ...
  • Democratic FCC Commissioner sides with keeping net neutrality rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said on Wednesday she supported the net neutrality rules adopted by the U.S. communications regulator in 2015, saying a proposal by the FCC chairman to end Obama-era n… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • FTC says it is evaluating ‘serious issues’ raised in Uber’s handling of a data breach WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was “closely evaluating the serious issues” raised in Uber’s handling of its hack last year, an FTC spokesma… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe TORONTO (Reuters) – Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • German cyber agency calls for authority to hack back: Spiegel FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany spy agencies should have the authority to digitally strike back against cyber criminals, the president of Germany’s new cyber security agency Zitis told Der Spiegel newsmagazine. 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 ...
  • PayPal purchase protection doesn’t shield from lawsuits: German court KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – Germany’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that PayPal’s purchase protection scheme does not shield customers from being sued for the price of items they bought online even if PayPal had granted them a refund. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Regulators to press Uber after it admits covering up data breach TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Struggling ride-hailing firm Uber faces a fresh regulatory crackdown after disclosing it paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accou… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive LAGOS (Reuters) – Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training program in fast-growing Africa. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • New York Times to develop more products beyond news subscriptions (Reuters) – The New York Times Co plans to develop two or three new standalone digital products next year focused on lifestyle topics as part of its push to get more people to pay for its content beyond traditional news, a senior executive told Reuters… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. ‘net neutrality’ rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to rec… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Microsoft’s Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores BEIJING (Reuters) – Skype, Microsoft Corp’s internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc , indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Tencent on global path as it surpasses Facebook in valuation HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive tol… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Tencent turns to WeChat, games and deals for global strategy HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive tol… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outsid… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • How China made Victoria’s Secret a pawn in its ruthless global game | Paul Mason The lingerie brand’s star model Gigi Hadid got into trouble over a gaffe that a more seasoned business traveller to China might have anticipated. So what hope for future forays into this repressive state?As a movie plot, it would work better for Johnny… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • As Amazon opens a ‘guerrilla shop’, has the internet beaten the high street? The online giant will have a real store in London for Black Friday. In this topsy-turvy retail world, innovation is now a necessityOn London’s Oxford Street a row of glittering snowflakes guides shoppers along the golden mile of fashion and department … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • T-Mobile to roll out U.S. 5G network by 2020 BARCELONA (Reuters) – T-Mobile US, the third-largest U.S. mobile operator, will roll out its fifth-generation network across the United States by 2020, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray 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 ...
  • China cyber watchdog rejects censorship critics, says internet must be ‘orderly’ BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top cyber authority on Thursday rejected a recent report ranking it last out of 65 countries for press freedom, saying the internet must be “orderly” and the international community should join it in addressing fake news and… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Swiss bank to launch bitcoin futures to allow betting against cryptocurrency ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss bank Vontobel said it will start trading Switzerland’s first two mini futures to short bitcoin on Friday, giving investors a tool to bet against the value of the volatile cryptocurrency or to hedge bitcoin positions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. regulator votes to loosen media ownership rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to remove key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Momentum builds in U.S. for disclaimers on internet election ads (Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP deal LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon.com will exclusively stream 37 top men’s tennis tournaments from 2019 to its Amazon Prime Video subscribers in Britain and Ireland after it won the ATP broadcast rights from pay-TV group Sky. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Wireless carriers on mute as Supreme Court hears big privacy case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider a major cellphone privacy case later this month, but leading players in the wireless industry that is at the center of the closely watched dispute are keeping their distance. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to give financial details of the deal. 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 ...
  • Fork talk lifts bitcoin to all-time high near $8,000 LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end of last week was, after all, going ahead within hours. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg 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 window)Click to share on ...
  • Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 11.2 to Developers Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.2 update to developers for testing purposes, four days after seeding the third tvOS 11.2 update and over two weeks after the launch of tvOS 11.1. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 4.2 to Developers Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.2 update to developers for testing purposes, four days after seeding the third watchOS 4.2 beta and over two weeks after releasing the watchOS 4.1 update. Once the proper configuration prof… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Powerstation USB-C XXL From Mophie For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Mophie to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Powerstation XXL that’s equipped with both USB-C and USB-A, so it can be used with a wide range of devices. The Powerstation XXL, priced at $149.9… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UK shoppers forecast to spend £10bn in Black Friday sales Most purchases in UK likely to be made online and spread over the week with big bargains less common as retailers battle rising costs and inflationBritish shoppers are expected to spend £10.1bn in the week of Black Friday, nearly 4% higher than last ye… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Third Man Records Reveal Exclusive New Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones Launching November 24 Beats By Dre today unveiled an all-new black-and-yellow version of the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, which will be exclusive to Third Man Records. The Third Man Records Limited Edition headphones will cost $329.50 — which is $30 more expens… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • iHome Launches Outdoor Smart Plug Compatible With HomeKit iHome today launched the iSP100, a smart plug for controlling outdoor lights, decorations, and small appliances with up to 1,800 watts of power. The three-pin Type B smart plug works with a GFI-enabled outdoor 120V power supply and has a rugged design … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Exclusive: Amazon scraps bundled video service – sources NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has scrapped plans to launch an online streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast and cable networks because it believes it cannot make enough money on such a service, people familiar with the mat… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Sprint to offer free Hulu service in bid to compete with rivals NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp will offer its unlimited data plan customers free subscriptions to the streaming service Hulu LLC, the companies said on Wednesday, marking the latest move by a U.S. wireless carrier to bundle content with mobile servic… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Tencent’s focus on digital content after stellar third quarter HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said it will invest more in its digital content businesses spanning publishing to film-making after its third quarter net profit surpassed expectations 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 to ...
  • Travelers says it is in ‘right spot’ for cyber insurance exposure (Reuters) – Travelers Cos Inc plans to stick to its recent growth pace for sales of cyber insurance, which protects businesses against hacking and other liabilities, despite potential to boost it, as the insurer assesses risks in the segment, its head… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Roku hits record high on Philips licensing deal (Reuters) – Roku Inc’s shares surged nearly 43 percent to a record high on Monday after the streaming device maker said it signed a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Can Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea The Apple Watch may be able to accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, according to a new study published today by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Cardiogram, a company that’s developed an app that breaks down heart rate d… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Gamevice’s iOS Gaming Controller Now Supports Sphero SPRK+ and DJI Spark Gamevice, a company that makes a Made for iPhone gaming controller for iOS devices, today announced that it has partnered with Sphero and DJI to allow the Gamevice peripheral to control the Sphero SPRK+ robot and the DJI Spark drone. When the Gamevi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Uber board strikes agreement to pave way for SoftBank investment SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s warring board members have struck a peace deal that would allow a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank Group Corp to proceed, and would resolve a legal battle between former Chi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • China’s JD.com, Alibaba rival, reports $19.1 billion in shopping event sales BEIJING (Reuters) – JD.com, China’s e-commerce behemoth, said on Sunday that sales for Singles’ Day – and its run-up – reached 127.1 billion yuan ($19.14 billion), up 50 percent from a year ago. 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 ...
  • China shopping festival smashes record with $25 billion haul SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles’ Day sales extravaganza hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world’s biggest shopping event. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world’s biggest shopping event. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • China’s 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 billion SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw its Singles’ Day sales hit $16 billion by mid-morning on Saturday after racing to a billion dollars in just two minutes after the world’s biggest shopping spree opened at midnight. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Germany needs 20 billion euros for broadband upgrade: document BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany needs to invest some 20 billion euros ($23 billion) by 2025 on a national broadband upgrade, four parties seeking to form a coalition government said on Friday in a document seen by Reuters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • China’s 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles’ Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world’s biggest shopping spre… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Disney shares rise as focus turns to streaming commitment (Reuters) – Walt Disney’s shares rose 3 percent on Friday, as Wall Street shrugged off poor financial results and focused instead on the media giant’s commitment to build a service that will compete aggressively with video streaming pioneer Netflix. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • MacRumors Giveaway: Win Custom-Painted Black AirPods From BlackPods Our BlackPods giveaways have been extremely popular with MacRumors readers, so this week, we’ve once again teamed up with BlackPods to offer you a chance to win a pair of AirPods that have been custom-painted black to better match darker devices. Bl… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Apple’s Extended 2017 Holiday Return Policy Begins November 25 Apple’s annual extended holiday return policy will begin November 25 in the United States, according to a senior Apple support advisor. Most products and accessories purchased between November 25 and December 25 of this year will be eligible for r… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • iPhone X Owners Encountering Green Line on Display Due to Potential Hardware Defect An increasing number of iPhone X owners have encountered a green line appearing on the smartphone’s display. Photo via Twitter user mix0mat0sis‏ At least 20 customers have shared photos of the potential hardware defect across the Apple Support Comm… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Apple Stores in Burlingame, CA and Burlington, MA Reopen Next Weekend Following Renovations Apple today announced that its retail stores in Burlingame, California, near San Mateo, and Burlington, Massachusetts, near Boston, will celebrate grand reopenings on Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time. A render of Apple’s new store in B… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • German investigators shut down illegal file-sharing site FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German investigators shut down an illegal file-sharing site with around 27,000 members as part of a police sting targeting 42 suspects across Germany, the Frankfurt attorney general’s office said on Friday. 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 ...
  • Internet platforms for leveraged FX, metals trade illegal: China online body BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s online finance association said on Friday that internet platforms providing leveraged trading for foreign exchange and precious metals are illegal. 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 ...
  • Vodafone challenges BT with UK fibre broadband plan LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone will partner with fibre network developer CityFibre to bring ultrafast broadband to 5 million UK homes and businesses by 2025, in a direct challenge to dominant rival BT . 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 ...
  • AccorHotels drops booking service for independent hoteliers PARIS (Reuters) – AccorHotels, Europe’s largest hotel group, said on Thursday it would pull the plug on an online service that enables independent hotels to offer rooms on its booking website because the scheme had failed to meet expectations. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Founder of web browser Opera says worried about online privacy LISBON (Reuters) – People should worry about online data collection by technology companies because it gives them unparalleled insight into users lives, the creator of one of the biggest web browsers, Opera, 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 ...
  • Uber boss says U.S. market unprofitable amid tough competition from Lyft SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc will continue to lose money in its home market for at least the next six months as rival Lyft Inc poses a fierce competitive challenge, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Thursday in his first publ… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Equifax profit falls as hacking costs take toll (Reuters) – Equifax Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back 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 ...
  • Apple Design Chief Jony Ive: iPhone X Will ‘Change and Evolve’ Over Time Apple design chief Jony Ive recently sat down for an interview with design, architecture, and fashion magazine Wallpaper* to discuss Apple Park, Apple’s newest campus in Cupertino, California which he had a hand in designing, and the iPhone X, Apple’s … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Mobile-app errors expose data on 180 million phones: security firm (Reuters) – Up to 180 million smart phone owners are at risk of having some of their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers because of a simple coding error in at least 685 mobile apps, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...