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Microsoft Profit Jumps, Fueled by Cloud Computing - 21/07 7:20 am

Microsoft continued its rebirth as a force in cloud-computing, posting stronger-than-expected gains in its business of selling web-based services to corporate customers.





Honda-Waymo Talks Stuck in Slow Lane, CEO Says - 21/07 5:31 am

Seven months after Honda Motor announced plans to collaborate with self-driving car pioneer Waymo LLC, little progress has been made, Hondas chief executive said.





Musk Tweet Teases a New York-to-D.C. Hyperloop - 21/07 3:29 am

Known for his teasing tweets and ever-expanding list of high-tech ambitions, Elon Musk set observers abuzz again with a vague claim he received verbal approval for a high-speed, tunnel-based travel system along one of the busiest corridors in the U.S.





Global Crackdown Closes Two Large Illegal-Goods Websites - 21/07 2:22 am

Two of the worlds largest online marketplaces for criminal goods have been shut down in a global operation that also resulted in the arrest of their owners and the freezing of millions of dollars in alleged criminal proceeds.





Twitter Crackdown on Abuse Raises Question: Do the Rules Apply to Trump? - 21/07 12:39 am

Twitter said it has clamped down on harassment on its service, a campaign that is forcing the company to confront tricky questions about how it applies its standards.





China Is Now Coming for Your Favorite Sitcoms - 20/07 11:47 pm

Beijings internet censors are now targeting American and other foreign TV shows that are popular with young Chinese as it tries reinsert Communist ideology into public life.





Nintendo Earnings: What to Watch - 20/07 1:37 pm

The company is expected to raise its sales forecast for the recently launched console-handheld hybrid Nintendo Switch when it reports earnings next week.





Comptroller: New York City Schools Are Poor at Tracking Technology - 20/07 7:56 am

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer demanded the city school system fix the way its keeps track of technology, saying that auditors inspecting a small sample of buildings couldnt find nearly 2,000 desktops, laptops and tablets that were supposed to be there.





Qualcomm Profit Plunges Without Royalties From Apple - 20/07 7:34 am

Qualcomm said profit fell 40% in its latest quarter, the first in years that didnt include patent royalties on devices from Apple.





T-Mobile Subscriber Base Grows - 20/07 6:51 am

T-Mobile US Inc. continued to grow in the second quarter and raised projections for the year, saying that it still expects to capture all of the growth in the markets most desirable customer group.





Facebook Launches News Analytics Tool in Partnership with Nielsen - 20/07 6:02 am

Facebook is launching a new analytics tool in partnership with Nielsen that will give news outlets more data on how their stories perform on the platform.





Senators Praise FCC Nominees Amid Split on Internet Policy - 20/07 5:53 am

Senators applauded the qualifications of three nominees to the Federal Communications Commission at a hearingon Wednesday, but remained sharply divided on the policies they will try to enact once confirmed.





Testing Bixby, Samsung's Ambitious Plan to Make You Talk Like Iron Man - 20/07 4:50 am

Samsungs plan to conquer Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant moves talking AIs in an ambitious new direction. Too bad Bixby under-delivers in its debut in the Galaxy S8, writes Geoffrey A. Fowler.





EU Court to Rule on 'Right to Be Forgotten' Outside Europe - 20/07 1:37 am

The European Unions top court is set to decide whether the blocs right to be forgotten policy stretches beyond Europes borders.





Apple Picks New Chief for One of Its Toughest Markets: China - 19/07 7:44 pm

The tech titan has named Isabel Ge Mahe to a newly created executive role to oversee operations in a market where the iPhone maker faces increasingly fierce competition and regulatory challenges.





Cybersecurity Camps Help Teen Girls Break Barrier - 19/07 7:35 pm

Teen girls studying at NYUs cybersecurity camp are taking steps toward a cutting-edge profession--and the field less of a boys club.





Samsung's Siri Rival, Bixby, Hopes to Have You at 'Hello' - 19/07 5:26 pm

After a string of delays, the English-language version of Samsungs virtual assistant Bixby has launched in the U.S., presenting a new rival to Apples Siri.





Smartphone Makers Join Apple's Battle Against Qualcomm - 19/07 3:54 pm

A group of leading smartphone manufacturers are joining Apple in a legal battle against Qualcomm, claiming that the chip maker charges excessive patent licenses and violates antitrust laws.





Former IT Worker Settles Insider-Trading Accusations in 2012 Apple Merger - 19/07 8:51 am

A former technology worker at a biometrics company that Apple Inc. (AAPL) bought in 2012 agreed to pay nearly $280,000 to resolve insider trading accusations.





China's Censors Can Erase Images in Chats During Transmission - 19/07 7:33 am

Chinas internet censors have demonstrated a new strengththe ability to delete images in one-on-one chats as they are being transmitted, making them disappear before receivers see them.





IBM Revenue Decline Continues to Pressure Bottom Line - 19/07 7:31 am

International Business Machines said second-quarter profit fell 6.9% from a year earlier as revenue declined in the business units that include its cloud computing and Watson-artificial intelligence operations.





Sizmek to Acquire Rocket Fuel for $125.5 Million - 19/07 5:39 am

Sizmek, an advertising technology company owned by private-equity firm Vector Capital, has agreed to acquire public ad-tech company Rocket Fuel for $125.5 million.





Google Tries Again With Eyeglass-Mounted Device - 19/07 2:45 am

A new version of the product targets large corporate customersnot general consumers.





Hank Greenberg's Starr Buys Stake in CoverWallet - 19/07 12:06 am

Hank Greenbergs Starr Cos has acquired a minority stake in CoverWallet, a New York startup that aims to dramatically speed up the insurance-buying process with data analytics.





FedEx Struggles to Bounce Back From Cyberattack - 18/07 12:44 am

Customers waiting for packages abroad are experiencing significant delays as FedEx continues to reel from the effects of a June 27 cyberattack.





Unable to Buy U.S. Military Drones, Allies Place Orders With China - 18/07 7:37 am

Several countries in the Mideast and Africa have deployed weapons in conflicts after buying from Beijingat lower cost.





Netflix Surprises With Big Subscriber Gains, Shares Soar - 18/07 7:26 am

Netflix blew through its estimate for subscriber growth in the second quarter, adding 5.2 million users, as the streaming giant showed it is thriving in a hotly-competitive market for internet television.





Tesla Names James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to Board - 18/07 7:03 am

Tesla, which has faced criticism from its investors about a lack of independent directors, named 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice to its board.





Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Gets Entangled in Visual-Effects Lawsuit - 18/07 6:21 am

A lawsuit against Disney has roped the company into a legal dispute over rights to a visual-effects technology, potentially threatening its ability to profit from the top-grossing movie so far this year.





Magazines Embrace Facebook, Snapchat After Video Blunders - 18/07 6:07 am

Cond Nast, Time Inc., Hearst and other legacy magazine publishers are redoubling their efforts in online video after learning from their stumbles over the past few years.





Flexport to Open First Warehouse in Southern California - 18/07 3:39 am

Freight-services startup Flexport Inc. is stepping off the cloud and into the real world. The San Francisco-based firm, which helps customers arrange freight shipments online, will open its first warehouse on Aug. 1 near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.





Robotic Hogwash! Artificial Intelligence Will Not Take Over Wall Street - 18/07 2:36 am

A decade on, artificial intelligence and machine learning are the buzzwords in automated investment. But for all the hype, applying AI to investment still has serious problems.





Judge Narrows Scope of Pay Data Google Has to Turn Over - 18/07 2:26 am

Google wont need to turn over an entire set of employee compensation data to federal auditors, dealing a setback to the Department of Labors effort toprove the internet giant is underpaying women.





Uber's Setbacks Mount as It Exits Macau - 17/07 11:42 pm

Uber said it is suspending its operations in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau, the latest retreat for the ride-sharing giant as it continues to face regulatory pressure from many overseas markets.





Dow Jones Inadvertently Exposed Some Customers' Information - 17/07 10:27 pm

An error by Dow Jones left addresses and other information about subscribers to some of its products, including The Wall Street Journal, exposed to possible unauthorized access.





Wal-Mart Company, Startup Latch Pitch NYC Landlords With Systems for .. - 17/07 9:30 pm

Jet.com, the online retailer owned by Wal-Mart Stores, and real-estate technology startup Latch are aiming to expand their reach by offering a free system to New York City landlords to potentially make shopping online easier for tenants in nondoorman buildings.





IBM's Latest Line of Mainframe Computers Focuses on Encryption - 17/07 12:01 am

International Business Machines on Monday is unveiling its next generation of mainframes, the industrial-strength computers that underpin industries like banking and insurance, highlighting an old product category that still drives much of its profit.





Messaging App Telegram to Boost Efforts to Remove Terror-Linked Content - 17/07 8:01 am

The co-founder of encrypted messaging app Telegram said Sunday that it will put together a team of moderators who are familiar with Indonesias language and culture to remove terrorist-linked content after Indonesias government limited access to the service and threatened a complete ban.





How Apple vs. Samsung Became a Smartphone Beauty Contest - 17/07 7:42 am

As Apple Inc.s 10th anniversary iPhone approaches, Samsung Electronics Co.s new Galaxy S8, with a curvaceous display screen, is raising the design stakes.





Bitcoin Takes Weekend Slide - 17/07 6:33 am

The price of the digital currency bitcoin fell over the weekend, dropping below $2,000 and farther away from its June highs, part of a broad selloff in dozens of cryptocurrencies.




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Umno unfazed by Singapore 1MDB convictions, denies it .. - M-Ins
The Malaysian Insight Umno unfazed by Singapore 1MDB convictions, denies it is kleptocracy The Malaysian Insight They said Singapore authorities were well within their rights to take action if they felt that their money-laundering laws had been flouted. In Malaysia , however, authorities have ..
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I will contest in GE only if desperately needed: Dr M .. - Today
Free Malaysia Today I will contest in GE only if desperately needed: Dr M TODAYonline KUALA LUMPUR Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has downplayed the possibility of him contesting the next polls, saying he will only do so if it is desperately needed. In a Sinar Online ..
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Large earthquake reported between Turkish coast and .. - Telegraph
Telegraph.co.uk Large earthquake reported between Turkish coast and Greek island of Kos Telegraph.co.uk A large earthquake has been reported off the Turkish coast and the Greek Islands in an area popular with British Tourist. Video Added from #Bodrum#Tsunami #Earthquake ..
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Exxon Mobil must pay $2 million fine - Press Herald - Pressherald
Press Herald Exxon Mobil must pay $2 million fine Press Herald WASHINGTON Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing reckless disregard for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. Exxon ..
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Massive iceberg breaks off ice shelf - The Straits .. - Straitstimes
The Straits Times Massive iceberg breaks off ice shelf The Straits Times The growing crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf as seen in February. Last week, a 5,800 sq km iceberg - more than eight times the size of Singapore - calved from the ice shelf.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE. Published. 1 hour ago. ..
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Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE' - .. - Aljazeera
Gulf Times Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE' Aljazeera.com During a news conference in Doha on Thursday, officials said the planning for the hacking of Qatar News Agency (QNA) started as early as April. Investigators also reportedly traced the IP ( internet protocol) address ..
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10 Things to Try in Your Mobile App & The Technology .. - Business2community
Business 2 Community 10 Things to Try in Your Mobile App & The Technology Behind Them Business 2 Community Universal apps can be compatible with iPhone , iPad, iPod Touch, iWatch, and Apple TVand they provide better user experience because they're customized with assets for that particular ..
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Samsung's Unpacked event happens August 23, likely .. - Techcrunch
TechCrunch Samsung's Unpacked event happens August 23, likely bringing the Galaxy Note 8 with it TechCrunch Samsung's next Unpacked event is arriving right on schedule and all signs point to it bringing the Galaxy Note 8 along for the ride. The big show lines up with the phablet's ..
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Self-driving cars cut accident rates -- not insurance .. - Cnet
CNET Self-driving cars cut accident rates -- not insurance rates CNET That's the assessment of Forrester Research analysts who surveyed auto industry players about the disruptions coming from self-driving cars . A reduction in the 94 percent of accidents caused by human error sounds great, ..
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