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A Rare Joint Interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Bill Gates - 26/09 6:08 am

On the occasion of the publication of Nadellas first book, out this fall, Nadella and his predecessor talk shop.

Colleges Move to Close Gender Gap in Science - 26/09 5:57 am

Schools are finding that recent efforts to recruitwomento the hard scien

SEC Enforcement Probe Led to Renewed Look at 2016 Hack - 26/09 5:06 am

The Securities and Exchange Commission looked anew at a 2016 hack of its electronic corporate filing system as part of an enforcement investigation, its chairman said in testimony prepared for a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Science Affliction: Are Companies Cursed by Cameos in Blade Runner? - 26/09 4:26 am

The 1982 sci-fi movie classic is back with a splashy sequel, but Atari, Pan Am, RCA and other companies featured in the original later had a tough time in the real world. Curses are meant to be broken.

White House Unveils Coding Education Initiative - 26/09 3:53 am

President Donald Trump unveiled an effort to boost computer science training in U.S. classrooms, a measure that won him a show of support from Silicon Valley and other business leaders after recent tensions between the White House and American corporations.

China Fines Social-Media Giants for Hosting Banned Content - 26/09 1:28 am

Chinese regulators said they hit operators of three of the countrys biggest social-media platforms with the maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law for hosting fake news and other forms of banned content.

Microsoft Aims to Make Business AI Cheaper, Faster, Simpler - 26/09 12:27 am

Microsoft plans to unveil its first product in a new line of software aimed at taking on IBM and others in the growing market to apply artificial intelligence to everyday business needs.

Target Adding Pinterest Search Tool to Its App - 26/09 12:00 am

Pinterest struck a deal with Target to license its camera image search tool, which Target will embed in its own app.

China Considers Rule Change That Could Aid Tesla - 25/09 11:15 pm

China is considering relaxing rules requiring foreign auto makers to have a local partner, a move that could pave the way for Tesla Inc. to build vehicles there.

How Blockchain and ICOs Are Changing the Funding Game for Startups - 25/09 11:08 am

For some tech firms, initial coin offerings are a way to raise early capital more quickly than they could through venture funding

Uber Tries Compromise With London Regulators - 25/09 9:22 am

Uber Technologies is examining concessions it could make to London to get its operating license back, while also preparing a legal appeal and rallying its users in the city to build support.

Mashable Tests Notion that 'Pivot to Video' Leads to Digital-Media Riches - 25/09 5:53 am

The company, known for its mix of technology and pop-culture stories, is exploring selling itself to an investor and has had extensive discussions with a German TV broadcaster, people familiar with the matter said.

Should U.S. Companies Be Required to Report Breaches? - 25/09 2:45 am

Companies like Equifax dont like you knowing theyve been hackedbut it would be better for consumers and businesses if they were quicker to report it.

German Manufacturers Play Defense Against Chinese Hackers - 24/09 7:44 pm

A wave of attacks by Chinese hackers on Germanys cutting-edge manufacturers is raising alarm in Berlin and prompting the government to step in to defend the countrys competitive edge.

Judge Says U.S. Drone Rules Trump Local Law - 23/09 9:50 am

A federal court in Massachusetts struck down key elements of a local drone ordinance that significantly restricted where residents could fly the devices, affirming the limited power of cities and states to regulate unmanned aircraft.

London Commuters Surprised by Transport Threat to Stop Uber Service - 23/09 9:34 am

Commuters in this city of congested, narrow streets, overcrowded buses, sometimes-creaky subways and high-priced taxis are now facing the threat of yet another transportation woe. No more Uber?

U.S. Informs 21 States They Were Targeted By Attempted Russian Hacking - 23/09 6:33 am

The Department of Homeland Securitygave election officials in nearly two dozen states additional information on Russian targeting of their election systems last year, ending months of uncertainty among administrators about which states were targeted.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Breaking Up (With Diesel) Is Hard to Do - 23/09 5:53 am

The big talk at the monster auto show was all about Chinas electric-vehicle mandateand what that means for European automakers fading diesel fortunes.

Surprisingly Simple Tech Hacks You Need To Know Now - 23/09 5:39 am

Four incredibly easy gadget shortcuts hiding in plain sight, from secret iPhone abilities to a way to one-up duct tapebecause why not?

Facebook Abandons Plans to Change Share Structure, Avoiding Lawsuit - 23/09 5:27 am

Facebook on Friday abruptly abandoned its plan to change the companys stock structure, heading off an impending public trial as the social-media giant grapples with other controversies.

Rogue Traders Could Take Advantage of Hacking - 22/09 9:17 pm

A hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission is raising fears that filings from thousands of companies could be available to rogue traders eager to profit from market-moving information before the agency makes it public.

Alibaba and Tencent Set Fast Pace in Mobile-Payments Race - 22/09 8:42 pm

Chinas online juggernauts Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. are beating Silicon Valley in the race to build mobile-money systems in some of the worlds fastest-growing consumer markets.

Equifax CEO to Testify at Senate Hearing on Data Breach - 22/09 8:37 pm

Equifax Chief Executive Richard Smith will testify in front of U.S. senators next month about the companys handling of a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans.

London Says It Won't Reissue Uber's License - 22/09 8:36 pm

The U.K. capitals top transport authority said it wont re-issue a private-car hire license to Uber Technologies, saying it found the company unfit to hold such a permit.

Why Slow iPhone 8 Sales May Be Good for Apple - 22/09 8:33 pm

When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepidand some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc.

Nintendo Switches on the Growth - 22/09 6:00 pm

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo is having another renaissance, but execution remains an obstacle to realizing investors lofty expectations.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Cut 10% of Workforce - 22/09 11:11 am

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. plans to cut its workforce by 10%, according to a person familiar with the plans, the latest cost cuts as the business-technology giant combats increasing competition and higher component prices.

Have Bitcoin, Can't Travel: Crackdown Grounds Cryptocurrency Executives - 22/09 8:55 am

Chinas escalating war on bitcoin trading resulted in a travel ban of sorts for two executives from the countrys largest commercial exchanges.

Facebook Says It Will Hand Over Russia-Backed Ads to Congress - 22/09 8:11 am

Facebook, under fire for its response to Russian activity in the U.S. presidential election, said it would take steps to increase political transparency on its site and has agreed to hand over detailed information on thousands of Russian-backed ads to congressional investigators.

SEC Draws Scrutiny for Slow Response to Hack - 22/09 7:57 am

The Securities and Exchange Commissions top officials werent told until recently about a 2016 cyberattack that penetrated its system for public-company filings, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.

SoFi Faces New Sexual Harassment Claim Days After CEO's Departure - 22/09 6:08 am

A former employee of embattled online lender Social Finance Inc. accused the company of tolerating sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Thursday.

Google and Its Partners Will Issue Refunds to Advertisers Over Fake Traffic - 22/09 5:42 am

Alphabet Inc.s Google confirmed it will issue refunds for ads bought through its systems that ran on websites with fake traffic and said a handful of its partners have agreed to do the same.

Telia to Pay Nearly $1 Billion to Settle Uzbek Bribery Claims - 22/09 5:05 am

Swedish telecoms firm Telia Company AB agreed to pay nearly $1 billion to U.S. and Dutch authorities to settle allegations that the company and a subsidiary paid about $331 million in bribes in Uzbekistan.

N.Y. Company Accused of Running Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme - 22/09 3:59 am

The CFTC has accused New York company Gelfman Blueprint of operating a bitcoin-related Ponzi scheme, in the regulators first fraud-related action involving the cryptocurrency.

Makers of Fuel-Guzzling Big Rigs Try to Go Green - 21/09 9:53 pm

The average tractor-trailer travels less than 7 miles on a gallon of diesel, making it one of the least-efficient vehicles on the road. Spurred by pollution regulations and sluggish demand, truck makers are trying to change that.

Russian-Bought Ads on Facebook Spur Calls for Tighter Rules - 21/09 9:33 pm

The company is suddenly in the crosshairs of lawmakers pushing to crack down on exemptions that allow social-media companies to operate beyond the norms of political campaigns.

Amazon Puts Whole Foods on Fast Track to Conventional Supermarket - 21/09 9:13 pm

Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products beginning next year, banning brand advocates from stores and pushing sellers to pitch to the grocers Austin, Texas, headquarters.

EU Preps Tax Crackdown on Silicon Valley - 21/09 8:59 pm

The European Union said it is ready to propose new taxes on companies like Facebook and Google by next spring if there isnt adequate global progress toward a rewrite of corporate tax rules at an international level.

A Lesson for Tech Giants: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility - 21/09 6:50 pm

Chinas internet companies touch more aspects of peoples lives than any other sector. But theyre ill-prepared for the expectations of social responsibility that come with their influence and power, say industry experts and social activists.

U.N. Aviation Arm Seeks to Establish Global Drone Guidelines - 21/09 6:37 pm

Prompted by the proliferation of drones, international aviation authorities on Friday will kick off a first-of-its-kind symposium soliciting industry ideas about potential global operating standards.

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Washington Post Latest travel ban will probably affect tens of thousands, and it could short-circuit the court battle Washington Post President Trump's latest travel ban could block the issuance of tens of thousands of visas each year to people who want to immigrate to the United States or come on ..

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The Straits Times Singapore, Malaysia rail operators ink MOU on JB-Woodlands link The Straits Times At the ceremony were (from left) Prasarana chairman Khalid Abu Bakar, Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission chief development officer Prodyut Dutt, Prasarana president and group CEO Azmi Abdul ..

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Wisconsin election officials await details on hack .. - Sfgate
SFGate Wisconsin election officials await details on hack attempt SFGate Homeland Security told the Elections Commission that the Russians scanned the state's internet -connected election infrastructure, likely seeking specific vulnerabilities such as access to voter registration databases. A ..
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Face ID vs Touch ID: What iPhone X's new tech needs to .. - Cnet
The Australian Face ID vs Touch ID: What iPhone X's new tech needs to win us over CNET I haven't yet had a chance to try Face ID, so I don't know every nuance of Apple's creation, and even at the iPhone X launch event, the closest we ever came was Apple staff demonstrating the feature. ..
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Hyundai unveils next-generation engine at Frankfurt .. - Muscatdaily
Muscat Daily Hyundai unveils next-generation engine at Frankfurt Motor Show Muscat Daily Hyundai has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology , and announced bold plans for it first electric car-sharing programme, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. ..