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  • File photo of an employee walking past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou
    Alibaba's growth accelerates, U.S. IPO filing expected next week Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 3:43 AM EDT

    By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue growth accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares to file a prospectus …

    File photo of an employee walking past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou

    By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue growth accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares to file a prospectus next week for its highly anticipated initial public offering. Alibaba is expected to file prospectus for the share …

  • A man uses his mobile phone in front of a giant advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics' new Galaxy S5 smartphone, at an art hall in central Seoul
    Samsung executive says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4 Reuters - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 1:43 AM EDT

    By Miyoung Kim and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will …

    A man uses his mobile phone in front of a giant advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics' new Galaxy S5 smartphone, at an art hall in central Seoul

    By Miyoung Kim and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said. The world's biggest smartphone maker has slashed …

  • An Intel logo is seen at the company's offices in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv
    Intel's quarterly net beats Street, CEO talks up tablets Reuters - Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 7:25 PM EDT

    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp's first-quarter net profit exceeded Wall Street's estimates as the chipmaker wrestles with slow demand for personal computers and its chief executive …

    An Intel logo is seen at the company's offices in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv

    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp's first-quarter net profit exceeded Wall Street's estimates as the chipmaker wrestles with slow demand for personal computers and its chief executive officer said an ambitious goal to stake out market share in tablets was on track. With personal computer shipments …

  • BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT firm Reuters - Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 8:03 AM EDT

    By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it bought a minority stake in privately held healthcare IT firm NantHealth, a move that offers a glimpse into the type of niche markets …

    A Blackberry logo is seen at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo

    By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it bought a minority stake in privately held healthcare IT firm NantHealth, a move that offers a glimpse into the type of niche markets the smartphone maker is targeting as it attempts to engineer a turnaround. Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, a pioneer …

  • Apple antitrust compliance off to a promising start: monitor Reuters - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 7:10 PM EDT

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc has made a "promising start" to enhancing its antitrust compliance program after being found liable last year for conspiring to raise e-book prices, but …

    A worker climbs outside an Apple store in Hong Kong

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc has made a "promising start" to enhancing its antitrust compliance program after being found liable last year for conspiring to raise e-book prices, but more work is required, a court-appointed monitor said Monday. The assessment came in the first report issued by the monitor, …

  • BlackBerry: BBM poses 'small' risk from Heartbleed on Apple, Android smartphones The Canadian Press - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 2:11 PM EDT

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) says Apple iPhones and Android devices running chat software BlackBerry Messenger face an "extremely small" risk from the Heartbleed software bug.

    BBM ofrecerá nuevas características de seguridad de paga

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) says Apple iPhones and Android devices running chat software BlackBerry Messenger face an "extremely small" risk from the Heartbleed software bug.

  • Twitter CEO, co-founders not to sell shares after lockup ends Reuters - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 10:46 AM EDT

    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc co-founders, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and Chief Executive Richard Costolo have informed U.S. regulators that they did not plan to sell the microblogging company's shares after …

    Twitter co-founders Williams and Dorsey walk together during the Twitter Inc. IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York

    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc co-founders, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and Chief Executive Richard Costolo have informed U.S. regulators that they did not plan to sell the microblogging company's shares after post-IPO restrictions are lifted in May. Twitter, which debuted on the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, had …

  • As Internet shares break down, investors see value in old tech Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 8:22 AM EDT

    Intel, Oracle, Microsoft and Cisco, known as the four horsemen during the late 1990s technology boom due to their strong performance and leading market share, have all rallied since the beginning of March …

    Traders work on floor of New York Stock Exchange

    Intel, Oracle, Microsoft and Cisco, known as the four horsemen during the late 1990s technology boom due to their strong performance and leading market share, have all rallied since the beginning of March even as stocks of many other tech companies have been crushed. These legacy names have emerged as an alternative for …

  • Heartbleed bug prompts disabling of federal government public websites The Canadian Press - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 8:40 AM EDT

    OTTAWA - All federal departments using software vulnerable to the so-called Heartbleed bug have been ordered to immediately disable public websites.

    Heartbleed Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Your Password on Facebook Easily

    OTTAWA - All federal departments using software vulnerable to the so-called Heartbleed bug have been ordered to immediately disable public websites.

  • Samsung says future of smartphone technology is evolution, not revolution The Canadian Press - Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 8:20 AM EDT

    TORONTO - If tech reviewers say Samsung's new Galaxy S5 isn't as awe-inspiring as some of the company's older phones that's fine with Paul Brennan.

    Muslim women take pictures of themselves with a Samsung Galaxy Grand smartphone in Jakarta

    TORONTO - If tech reviewers say Samsung's new Galaxy S5 isn't as awe-inspiring as some of the company's older phones that's fine with Paul Brennan.

  • Heartbleed bug's government impact may go far beyond Revenue Canada CBC - Thu, 10 Apr, 2014 11:47 AM EDT

    A bold move to block the Canada Revenue Agency’s e-services amid worries about the massive security bug Heartbleed is but one "service disruption" to one artery of the internet.

    The Canada Revenue Agency website is seen on a computer screen displaying information about an internet security vulnerability called the "Heartbleed Bug" in Toronto

    A bold move to block the Canada Revenue Agency’s e-services amid worries about the massive security bug Heartbleed is but one "service disruption" to one artery of the internet.

  • BlackBerry may consider exiting handsets, eyes investments Reuters - Thu, 10 Apr, 2014 10:50 AM EDT

    By Alastair Sharp and Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd would consider exiting its handset business if it remains unprofitable, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, as the technology …

    Blackberry CEO Chen poses for a portrait in Toronto

    By Alastair Sharp and Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd would consider exiting its handset business if it remains unprofitable, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, as the technology company looks to expand its corporate reach with investments, acquisitions and partnerships. "If I cannot make …

  • Icahn backs down from demand that eBay spin off PayPal Reuters - Thu, 10 Apr, 2014 7:11 AM EDT

    By Deepa Seetharaman, Phil Wahba and Nadia Damouni SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carl Icahn backed off calls for eBay Inc to spin out its fast-growing PayPal payments unit on Thursday, after the billionaire …

    An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw

    By Deepa Seetharaman, Phil Wahba and Nadia Damouni SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carl Icahn backed off calls for eBay Inc to spin out its fast-growing PayPal payments unit on Thursday, after the billionaire investor failed to drum up support from the e-commerce company's major shareholders. Icahn withdrew his two …

  • Answers to common questions about the Heartbleed bug and how to protect against it The Canadian Press - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 11:49 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

    Heartbleed Bug: Should I Change My Password?

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

  • Facebook to require separate mobile app for messages Reuters - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 7:35 PM EDT

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will no longer let users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app, and will require that users install a separate messaging …

    A portrait of the Facebook logo in Ventura

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will no longer let users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app, and will require that users install a separate messaging app, the Internet company said on Wednesday. Facebook began notifying users in France, England and several other …

  • Little Internet users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' bug Reuters - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 5:38 PM EDT

    Researchers have observed sophisticated hacking groups conducting automated scans of the Internet in search of Web servers running a widely used web encryption program known as OpenSSL that makes them …

    The word 'password' is pictured on a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin

    Researchers have observed sophisticated hacking groups conducting automated scans of the Internet in search of Web servers running a widely used web encryption program known as OpenSSL that makes them vulnerable to the theft of data, including passwords, confidential communications and credit card numbers. OpenSSL is used …

  • 'Heartbleed' fallout could drive fundamental change Dashboard - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 4:58 PM EDT

    If it’s a big enough threat to scare the taxman, it should be big enough to scare everyday users, too. By any definition, news that two-thirds of all web servers on the planet are at greater risk of being …

    The Canada Revenue Agency website is seen on a computer screen displaying information about an internet security vulnerability called the "Heartbleed Bug" in Toronto

    If it’s a big enough threat to scare the taxman, it should be big enough to scare everyday users, too. By any definition, news that two-thirds of all web servers on the planet are at greater risk of being compromised … Continue reading →

  • BlackBerry's BBM Stickers are selling well and you shouldn't be surprised Canadian Business - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 9:32 AM EDT

    It's a proven revenue strategy

    BBM Chats Just Got More Fun with the Introduction of Stickers

    It's a proven revenue strategy

  • Goldman Sachs: These 7 tech trends are changing the world Business Insider - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 9:23 AM EDT

    Goldman Sachs has a cool feature on its website...

    3D printers headed for the home

    Goldman Sachs has a cool feature on its website...

  • In smartphone mass-market, Samsung, Apple have margins on their minds Reuters - Wed, 9 Apr, 2014 5:05 AM EDT

    By Miyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - As the smartphone action shifts to the mass market, leaders Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc are under pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to …

    New Samsung Galaxy S5 smarphone, Gear 2 smartwatch and Gear Fit fitness band are displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

    By Miyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - As the smartphone action shifts to the mass market, leaders Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc are under pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to revive sales. Samsung, which said on Tuesday it would likely post a second straight quarterly profit decline, has knocked …

  • Twitter freshens up its user profile pages Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 1:36 PM EDT

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc unveiled a redesign of its user profile pages on Tuesday, the latest in a series of steps promised by the company to bring new users to the seven-year-old …

    An illustration picture shows the Twitter logo reflected in the eye of a woman in Berlin

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc unveiled a redesign of its user profile pages on Tuesday, the latest in a series of steps promised by the company to bring new users to the seven-year-old service. In response to an all-time low in user growth figures during the recent quarter, Twitter Chief Executive …

  • At Google, bid to put its glasses to work The New York Times - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 9:48 AM EDT

    The technology giant will give more assistance to Glass users at businesses, where the wearable device has already found some acceptance.

    Des pochettes mythiques resituées sur Street View

    The technology giant will give more assistance to Glass users at businesses, where the wearable device has already found some acceptance.

  • Email from Steve Jobs hints at how Apple ticks The New York Times - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 9:41 AM EDT

    A 2010 email written by Steven P. Jobs, which Samsung lawyers obtained as evidence to present to jurors, provides an outline that provides several tidbits about how Apple ticks.

    A 2010 email written by Steven P. Jobs, which Samsung lawyers obtained as evidence to present to jurors, provides an outline that provides several tidbits about how Apple ticks.

  • Samsung's lower first-quarter estimate highlights smartphone challenges Reuters - Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 1:12 AM EDT

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline, as slowing smartphone sales growth continued to weigh on earnings. The South Korean tech …

    A man walks out of Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline, as slowing smartphone sales growth continued to weigh on earnings. The South Korean tech giant estimated that its January-March operating profit fell by 4.3 percent to 8.4 trillion won ($7.96 billion), slightly …

  • BlackBerry defeats NXP in U.S. trial over patents Reuters - Mon, 7 Apr, 2014 8:42 PM EDT

    A federal jury in Florida on Monday ruled in favor of Blackberry Ltd in a lawsuit accusing the company of infringing three patents belonging to Dutch semiconductor company NXP BV. NXP in April 2012 sued …

    The company logo is seen at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo

    A federal jury in Florida on Monday ruled in favor of Blackberry Ltd in a lawsuit accusing the company of infringing three patents belonging to Dutch semiconductor company NXP BV. NXP in April 2012 sued BlackBerry, then known as Research in Motion, alleging that versions of the BlackBerry phone and PlayBook tablet infringed …

  • As Windows XP dies, the risks rise Dashboard - Mon, 7 Apr, 2014 11:34 AM EDT

    The world will not end. Make no mistake, tomorrow is an important day in the history of one of the most successful operating systems of all time. Unless you’ve been living offline for the past six months, …

    Next Week in Tech: Saying Goodbye to Windows XP

    The world will not end. Make no mistake, tomorrow is an important day in the history of one of the most successful operating systems of all time. Unless you’ve been living offline for the past six months, you’ve likely already … Continue reading →

  • Taiwan's HTC posts first-quarter loss on weak flagship phone sales Reuters - Mon, 7 Apr, 2014 6:12 AM EDT

    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp posted a first-quarter loss that was wider than analyst estimates, after ineffective marketing resulted in weak sales of its former …

    Chou shows the new HTC One M8 phone during a launch event in New York

    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp posted a first-quarter loss that was wider than analyst estimates, after ineffective marketing resulted in weak sales of its former flagship model. The HTC One spent its year at the top of the product line receiving rave reviews but was undermined …

  • Weibo IPO could value company at about $3.9 billion Reuters - Sun, 6 Apr, 2014 4:40 AM EDT

    (Reuters) - China's Weibo Corp said it expected its initial public offering of 20 million American Depository Shares to be priced at $17-$19 each, valuing the Twitter-like messaging service at about $3.9 …

    A man visits Sina's Weibo microblogging site in Shanghai

    (Reuters) - China's Weibo Corp said it expected its initial public offering of 20 million American Depository Shares to be priced at $17-$19 each, valuing the Twitter-like messaging service at about $3.9 billion. Weibo, owned by Sina Corp, is the latest Chinese internet giant to tap U.S. markets, following on the heels …

  • Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market Reuters - Sun, 6 Apr, 2014 4:03 AM EDT

    By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction …

    A placard advertising an eBay app for Apple is shown in San Francisco

    By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs and increase customer loyalty. Stores such as British supermarket Tesco and France's Auchan hope their "digital …

  • Samsung announces 2 anti-theft solutions for Galaxy S 5 smartphones The Canadian Press - Sat, 5 Apr, 2014 3:16 AM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO - Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.

    The new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 23, 2014. REUTERS/Albert Gea/Files

    SAN FRANCISCO - Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.

  • Amazon launches Amazon Dash for delivery of groceries, household items Reuters - Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 10:16 PM EDT

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched a new product named Amazon Dash on Friday that allows the user to add groceries and household goods to their shopping lists using the company's AmazonFresh service. …

    An Amazon Fresh delivery van moves down Pico Bloulevard in Los Angeles

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched a new product named Amazon Dash on Friday that allows the user to add groceries and household goods to their shopping lists using the company's AmazonFresh service. A black-and-white hand-held wand-shaped remote-control features a microphone, speaker as well as a bar-code reader and …

  • Mozilla CEO's exit tests Silicon Valley's tolerance Reuters - Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 9:25 PM EDT

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he …

    Outgoing Mozilla chief executive Brendan Eich

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he resigned under pressure this week amid outrage over his opposition to same-sex marriage. Some, especially a dating website …

  • Ottawa new digital strategy panned by critics as too late and too slow The Canadian Press - Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 2:54 PM EDT

    Ottawa has unveiled a digital strategy it says will keep pace with Canadians' use of technology, but some critics say it's too little and too late.

    Canada's Industry Minister James Moore speaks during a news conference in Ottawa

    Ottawa has unveiled a digital strategy it says will keep pace with Canadians' use of technology, but some critics say it's too little and too late.

  • Amazon leaps into home entertainment fray Reuters - Thu, 3 Apr, 2014 10:08 AM EDT

    By Jennifer Saba and Deepa Seetharaman NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc made a play for the increasingly crowded home entertainment arena by unveiling the $99 "Fire TV" video and game …

    Kindle Fire in an undated image

    By Jennifer Saba and Deepa Seetharaman NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc made a play for the increasingly crowded home entertainment arena by unveiling the $99 "Fire TV" video and game streaming device on Wednesday, with hopes of boosting its main online retail business over the longer term. The square …

  • Ottawa’s IT security problems seem 10 times worse than ever before Dashboard - Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 3:13 PM EDT

    Based on the raw numbers, you could be forgiven for thinking some kind of computer security alarm system is going off every five minutes on Parliament Hill. The government experienced some form of data …

    Centre Block is shown through the gates of Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 11, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

    Based on the raw numbers, you could be forgiven for thinking some kind of computer security alarm system is going off every five minutes on Parliament Hill. The government experienced some form of data loss more than 3,700 times over … Continue reading →

  • Microsoft to offer Windows for free on phones, tablets Reuters - Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 12:32 PM EDT

    By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those …

    Joe Belfiore holds a pair of mobile phones featuring the new Windows 8.1 operating system during the company's "build" conference in San Francisco

    By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform. Microsoft's move, announced …

  • Canadian online video consumption, premium pricing on a collision course Dashboard - Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    Canadian wireless consumers could be headed toward a digital collision. A report just published by comScore confirms that Canadians are rapidly becoming among the heaviest users of digital media and mobile …

    Apple invents brilliant ‘transparent texting’ solution that has already existed for years

    Canadian wireless consumers could be headed toward a digital collision. A report just published by comScore confirms that Canadians are rapidly becoming among the heaviest users of digital media and mobile video in the world. At the same time, recent … Continue reading →

  • BlackBerry ends licencing agreement with T-Mobile in the United States The Canadian Press - Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 11:53 PM EDT

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) says it will not renew a licensing agreement with U.S. telecom giant T-Mobile to sell BlackBerry products when it expires on April 25, 2014.

    A man walks by a Blackberry sign at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo, September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) says it will not renew a licensing agreement with U.S. telecom giant T-Mobile to sell BlackBerry products when it expires on April 25, 2014.

  • Apple again seeks decisive U.S. court ruling against Samsung Reuters - Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 11:40 AM EDT

    By Dan Levine SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - An Apple Inc attorney told jurors the company deserves about $2 billion from Samsung for copying the iPhone, but a Samsung lawyer said Apple was merely seeking …

    Men pose with Apple iPhone 4 smartphone in photo illustration in Zenica

    By Dan Levine SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - An Apple Inc attorney told jurors the company deserves about $2 billion from Samsung for copying the iPhone, but a Samsung lawyer said Apple was merely seeking to make up for losing its lead in the smartphone market. Jurors awarded the iPhone maker about $930 million after …

  • HP agrees to pay $57 million to settle shareholder lawsuit Reuters - Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 11:41 PM EDT

    (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the personal computer maker's former management of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it …

    A Hewlett-Packard logo is seen at the company's Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto

    (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the personal computer maker's former management of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it had long touted. The lawsuit was filed after former Chief Executive Leo Apotheker shocked investors on August 18, 2011 …

  • BlackBerry wins injunction against Typo keypad sales CBC - Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 8:09 PM EDT

    BlackBerry Ltd. has won a preliminary injunction barring sales of TV host Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC's smartphone attachment that gives an iPhone a keyboard similar to a BlackBerry smartpho …

    BlackBerry Ltd. has won a preliminary injunction barring sales of TV host Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC's smartphone attachment that gives an iPhone a keyboard similar to a BlackBerry smartphone.

  • Microsoft's Nadella reshuffles senior ranks Reuters - Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 1:32 PM EDT

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups. …

    A variety of logos hover above the Microsoft booth on the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

    By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups. In a public email, the world's largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise …

  • Apple, Samsung head for court again amid patent infringement claims The Canadian Press - Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 3:40 AM EDT

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping …

    Apple: Samsung knew iPhone would be big seller and didn't have product that could compete

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping ...

  • BlackBerry wins court order against TV host Ryan Seacrest's Typo Reuters - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 11:13 PM EDT

    (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd won a preliminary injunction on Friday to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products LLC from selling a $99 iPhone case after a judge agreed that television host's company had likely …

    Seacrest arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood

    (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd won a preliminary injunction on Friday to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products LLC from selling a $99 iPhone case after a judge agreed that television host's company had likely infringed on BlackBerry's patents. U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco said that the Canadian mobile phone …

  • U.S. judge OKs class action in e-book suit against Apple Reuters - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 9:27 PM EDT

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices …

    iPad Air goes on sale in San Francisco

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in violation of antitrust law. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said the plaintiffs had "more than met their burden" …

  • Amazon.com says not planning free TV service Reuters - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 2:02 PM EDT

    By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has no plan to offer a free streaming TV service, a spokeswoman said on Friday following a report that the online retailer might turn up the …

    A zoomed image of a computer screen showing the Amazon logo is seen in Vienna

    By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has no plan to offer a free streaming TV service, a spokeswoman said on Friday following a report that the online retailer might turn up the heat against Netflix and Hulu. Speculation about Amazon's plans for its TV service, including the possibility that it …

  • Twitter to relaunch music strategy The Wall Street Journal - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 8:53 AM EDT

    Twitter Inc. is trying out a new tune. The short-messaging service is preparing to roll out a fresh music strategy this week, according to a person familiar with the matter. Katy Perry is No. 1 in …

    Twitter Music

    Twitter Inc. is trying out a new tune. The short-messaging service is preparing to roll out a fresh music strategy this week, according to a person familiar with the matter. Katy Perry is No. 1 in followers. The relaunch comes less than a week after Twitter pulled its struggling year-old Music app from Apple Inc.'s …

  • Facebook has an ambitious plan to deliver Internet to everyone in the world Business Insider - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 8:45 AM EDT

    Today, we're sharing some details of the work Facebook's Connectivity Lab is doing to build drones, satellites and lasers to deliver the internet to everyone.

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Today, we're sharing some details of the work Facebook's Connectivity Lab is doing to build drones, satellites and lasers to deliver the internet to everyone.

  • Journalists, media under attack from hackers: Google researchers Reuters - Fri, 28 Mar, 2014 5:48 AM EDT

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Twenty-one of the world's top-25 news organizations have been the target of likely state-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security …

    One of the business sites of internet search engine Google Inc is shown on a computer screen in Encinitas

    By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Twenty-one of the world's top-25 news organizations have been the target of likely state-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security engineers. While many internet users face attacks via email designed to steal personal data, journalists were "massively …

  • BlackBerry gets 'full operational capability' designation from US Defense Dept The Canadian Press - Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 4:32 PM EDT

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry has earned a "full operational capability" designation from the U.S. Defense Department for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones and enterprise service, the smartphone company …

    A woman uses her mobile phone at the Blackberry World Event in Orlando

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry has earned a "full operational capability" designation from the U.S. Defense Department for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones and enterprise service, the smartphone company ...

 
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