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  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler attends the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington
    U.S. Internet providers hit with tougher rules, plan challenges Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 5:42 PM EST

    U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the strictest-ever rules on Internet providers, who in turn pledged to battle the new restrictions in the courts and Congress, saying they would discourage investment …

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler attends the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington

    U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the strictest-ever rules on Internet providers, who in turn pledged to battle the new restrictions in the courts and Congress, saying they would discourage investment and stifle innovation. Experts expect the industry to seek a stay of the rules, first at the FCC and then in courts, …

  • Vandalism cripples computers, phones and ATMs in Arizona, shows the Internet's vulnerability
    Vandalism cripples computers, phones and ATMs in Arizona, shows the Internet's vulnerability The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 4:25 PM EST

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card …

    Vandalism cripples computers, phones and ATMs in Arizona, shows the Internet's vulnerability

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card ...

  • A women holds her laptop as she walks in front of a cloud computing logo at the booth of IBM during preparations for the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover
    IBM targets $40 billion in cloud, other growth areas by 2018 Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 10:39 AM EST

    (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp , which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas …

    A women holds her laptop as she walks in front of a cloud computing logo at the booth of IBM during preparations for the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover

    (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp , which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018. The aggressive target, set by IBM executives at the company's annual investor meeting in New York on Thursday, …

  • Samsung Elec to freeze salaries in S.Korea for first time since 2009 Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 5:25 AM EST

    Samsung Electronics will freeze wages in 2015 for employees in South Korea for the first time in six years, after the world's biggest smartphone maker saw profits fall in the face of rising competition. …

    A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul

    Samsung Electronics will freeze wages in 2015 for employees in South Korea for the first time in six years, after the world's biggest smartphone maker saw profits fall in the face of rising competition. The cost-cutting move is the latest by Samsung Electronics, which in January reported its first annual profit decline …

  • Google pushes Android into the office, launching battle with Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry The Canadian Press - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 6:47 PM EST

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile  …

    Pro tip: Archiving email in the Android Inbox app

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing....

  • Suddenly the new BlackBerry Classic looks really awesome Business Insider - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 2:50 PM EST

    Will this save BlackBerry?

    The new BlackBerry Classic is a great choice for anyone who misses a keyboard

    Will this save BlackBerry?

  • Why mobile commerce isn't yet ready for prime-time Dashboard - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 1:32 PM EST

    For all the hype being generated by mobile commerce, vendor claims that we’re on the verge of a smartphone-driven retail revolution ring a little hollow. While figures released recently by PayPal and …

    Visa has removed one of the last hurdles for Apple Pay in Europe

    For all the hype being generated by mobile commerce, vendor claims that we’re on the verge of a smartphone-driven retail revolution ring a little hollow. While figures released recently by PayPal and Ipsos conclude mobile commerce is growing twice as fast as online conventional electronic commerce, the consumer migration …

  • Car technology troublesome but important to buyers: J.D. Power Reuters - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 10:09 AM EST

    Looks and exterior design are still the top reasons why people avoid buying a certain model, J.D. Power said. The annual J.D. Power study is one of several that taken together show that certain brands …

    sA Lexus F Sport is displayed on pedestals during the second press day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

    Looks and exterior design are still the top reasons why people avoid buying a certain model, J.D. Power said. The annual J.D. Power study is one of several that taken together show that certain brands -- Lexus, Toyota and of late, General Motors' Buick and Chevrolet brands -- are getting consistently high marks, while …

  • Samsung's new curved Galaxy phone may cost more than $1,000 Business Insider - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 9:28 AM EST

    Samsung's upcoming phones, the much-rumored...

    Galaxy S6 : prix, caractéristiques, date de sortie du smartphone de Samsung

    Samsung's upcoming phones, the much-rumored...

  • Uber makes uberX ride-sharing service free in Seoul Reuters - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 5:17 AM EST

    U.S. taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said it will make its low-cost uberX ride-sharing service available free of charge in Seoul, in its second bid this month to operate legally …

    Photo illustration of logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street in Madrid

    U.S. taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said it will make its low-cost uberX ride-sharing service available free of charge in Seoul, in its second bid this month to operate legally in South Korea. Uber started charging a fee last year for the taxi-like service, which matches passengers via a smartphone …

  • CSE monitors millions of Canadian emails to government CBC - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 5:00 AM EST

    Canada’s electronic spy agency collects millions of emails from Canadians and stores them for “days to months” while trying to filter out malware and other attacks on government computer networks, CBC …

    CSE monitors millions of Canadian emails to government

    Canada’s electronic spy agency collects millions of emails from Canadians and stores them for “days to months” while trying to filter out malware and other attacks on government computer networks, CBC News has learned. A top-secret document written by Communications Security Establishment (CSE) analysts sheds new light …

  • CEO says Sony won't rush into resuming dividends Reuters - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015 2:58 AM EST

    Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said he wants to resume dividend payments to shareholders when he succeeds in turning the company around, instead of rushing payouts. Sony said in September that …

    Hirai attends a corporate strategy meeting at the company's headquarters in Tokyo

    Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said he wants to resume dividend payments to shareholders when he succeeds in turning the company around, instead of rushing payouts. Sony said in September that it was scrapping dividends for the first time since going public due to weak mobile phone sales. As part of its restructuring, …

  • Apple adding a 'Concierge' service to its Genius Bar that prioritises customer problems Business Insider - Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 11:55 AM EST

    More important issues will be dealt with sooner.

    Apple aims to bring order to the Genius Bar with new 'Concierge' system

    More important issues will be dealt with sooner.

  • It's a robot's world: Canadian firm Clearpath looks to automated future The Canadian Press - Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 9:00 AM EST

    Inside the headquarters of Clearpath Robotics, a robot revolution is underway. It's a glimpse of how co-founder and chief executive Matt Rendall envisions the future, as robots change the way people live …

    Company's goal is to make robots do your dirty work

    Inside the headquarters of Clearpath Robotics, a robot revolution is underway. It's a glimpse of how co-founder and chief executive Matt Rendall envisions the future, as robots change the way people live and work. A recent study from the Boston Consulting Group shows that investment in industrial robots will grow 10 per …

  • Visa Europe plans new security that could pave way for Apple Pay Reuters - Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 5:46 AM EST

    Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple's Apple Pay and rival mobile payment services to be introduced …

    A sign with a logo of Gazprombank for Visa, MasterCard and Union Card is seen on the door of a shop in St. Petersburg

    Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple's Apple Pay and rival mobile payment services to be introduced into Europe in the coming months. Visa Europe said on Tuesday it would introduce to member banks by mid-April …

  • Meet the wearable that could save you if attacked Entrepreneur - Mon, 23 Feb, 2015 10:49 AM EST

    The Mace Wear Pod is a personal security tracker that can get victims help and collect evidence in the event of an assault.

    Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked

    The Mace Wear Pod is a personal security tracker that can get victims help and collect evidence in the event of an assault.

  • What Apple must fix before it builds a car CNBC - Mon, 23 Feb, 2015 9:49 AM EST

    The technology giant still has a lingering problem that could make getting into the auto business difficult.

    Tax breaks could be coming for Apple car?

    The technology giant still has a lingering problem that could make getting into the auto business difficult.

  • London designers pin hopes on next generation of online shoppers Reuters - Sun, 22 Feb, 2015 8:19 AM EST

    By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's designers took to the stage at London Fashion Week over the weekend to showcase modern elegance and eclectic design, amid hopes the next generation of online …

    Models wear creations by House of Holland for the Autumn/Winter 2015 collection at London Fashion Week in London

    By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's designers took to the stage at London Fashion Week over the weekend to showcase modern elegance and eclectic design, amid hopes the next generation of online shoppers would help boost sales in coming years. Designer Jasper Conran filled the catwalk with leaves to create an …

  • Telus bails on unlimited internet, bandwidth plays on for a price CBC - Sun, 22 Feb, 2015 5:00 AM EST

    It seems the days of cheap, unlimited internet are over. With Telus's announcement Friday that it is implementing usage-based charges in B.C. and Alberta, all major Canadian internet service providers …

    Telus bails on unlimited internet, bandwidth plays on for a price

    It seems the days of cheap, unlimited internet are over. With Telus's announcement Friday that it is implementing usage-based charges in B.C. and Alberta, all major Canadian internet service providers are now using data caps when billing customers. Users who go over data caps usually face extra charges or slower internet …

  • Apple's new enterprise business is going to be so much bigger than most people realise Business Insider - Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 11:34 AM EST

    A solution to the little-black-dress problem.

    Apple’s new enterprise business is going to be so much bigger than most people realise

    A solution to the little-black-dress problem.

  • One of the mysterious Apple vans is driving around Hawaii now Business Insider - Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 10:35 AM EST

    Street View competitor — or self-driving car?

    One of the mysterious Apple vans is driving around Hawaii now

    Street View competitor — or self-driving car?

  • YouTube to release new app for kids The Wall Street Journal - Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 10:25 AM EST

    Service will be introduced Monday at children’s entertainment industry conference.

    YouTube is launching a new app specifically for kids

    Service will be introduced Monday at children’s entertainment industry conference.

  • Russian competition watchdog opens case against Google Reuters - Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 8:37 AM EST

    By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened a case against Google Inc over alleged violation of anti-monopoly law, following a complaint from Russia's …

    People pose with laptops in front of projection of Google logo in this picture illustration taken in Zenica

    By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened a case against Google Inc over alleged violation of anti-monopoly law, following a complaint from Russia's biggest search site Yandex NV over Google's mobile platform. Yandex said on Wednesday it had asked the watchdog to …

  • YouTube to release kids app next week Reuters - Fri, 20 Feb, 2015 6:34 AM EST

    (Reuters) - YouTube is releasing a new app for children next week, called YouTube Kids, which will run on smartphones and tablets and focus on kid-appropriate content. The free app from Google Inc's online …

    Visitors stand in front of a logo of YouTube at the YouTube Space Tokyo, operated by Google, in Tokyo

    (Reuters) - YouTube is releasing a new app for children next week, called YouTube Kids, which will run on smartphones and tablets and focus on kid-appropriate content. The free app from Google Inc's online video service will be available for download from Feb. 23 and will feature kid-friendly design, with big icons and …

  • Mark Zuckerberg: Not having a Facebook phone is 'a little bit stressful' Business Insider - Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 4:09 PM EST

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think his...

    Mark Zuckerberg: Not having a Facebook phone is ‘a little bit stressful’

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think his...

  • BlackBerry updates software, offers access to Android apps Reuters - Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 1:08 PM EST

    BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, …

    A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto

    BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend. The company said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 gives users the ability to access both the BlackBerry …

  • How U2 inspired Magic Leap, the holographic goggles that Google invested in Business Insider - Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 9:36 AM EST

    Last year, Google led a $542 million...

    How U2 inspired Magic Leap, the holographic goggles that Google invested in

    Last year, Google led a $542 million...

  • Apple orders 5-6 million watches: WSJ Reuters - Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 9:34 AM EST

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has asked its Asian suppliers to make 5-6 million units of its three Apple Watch models for the first-quarter, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. …

    Apple shares rise on iWatch sales forecasts

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has asked its Asian suppliers to make 5-6 million units of its three Apple Watch models for the first-quarter, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Taiwan-based Quanta Computer Inc <2382.TW>, the sole assembler of the Apple Watch, started mass production earlier …

  • Pinterest seeks $11 billion valuation with new funding: report Reuters - Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 11:15 PM EST

    (Reuters) - Pinterest Inc, a photo pin-up site, is in talks to raise $500 million in a round of funding that would more than double its valuation to $11 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing …

    A portrait of the Pinterest logo in Ventura

    (Reuters) - Pinterest Inc, a photo pin-up site, is in talks to raise $500 million in a round of funding that would more than double its valuation to $11 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The new funding would value the company at more than twice the $5 billion valuation …

  • Apple poaching auto engineers to build battery division: lawsuit Reuters - Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 11:05 PM EST

    By Deepa Seetharaman and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric-car battery maker A123 Systems has sued Apple Inc for poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division, according to …

    The Apple logo is lit on the first day of sale for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in Sydney

    By Deepa Seetharaman and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric-car battery maker A123 Systems has sued Apple Inc for poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division, according to a court filing that offered further evidence that the iPhone maker may be developing a car. Apple has been poaching engineers …

  • Sony sees 25-fold profit jump by 2018; could exit TVs, phones Reuters - Wed, 18 Feb, 2015 11:32 AM EST

    Sony Corp aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years by growing its camera sensors and PlayStation units, its chief executive said, outlining a strategy that could see the company exit the …

    Hirai speaks during its corporate strategy meeting at the company's headquarters in Tokyo

    Sony Corp aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years by growing its camera sensors and PlayStation units, its chief executive said, outlining a strategy that could see the company exit the cut-throat TV and smartphone sectors. CEO Kazuo Hirai said on Wednesday the Japanese consumer electronics firm would …

  • 5 tools to manage your money in retirement US News - Tue, 17 Feb, 2015 1:55 PM EST

    Saving money involves building up a large enough nest egg to live comfortably in retirement, but managing your money is about making it last as long as you need it to. Once you retire, there are at least …

    A variety of currencies, including pounds, Euros and U.S. and Canadian dollars, were uncovered by the Toronto Police's drug squad

    Saving money involves building up a large enough nest egg to live comfortably in retirement, but managing your money is about making it last as long as you need it to. Once you retire, there are at least four factors that will affect your retirement investments: inflation, swings in the financial markets, large and unexpected …

  • Samsung Electronics earmarking cash for growth, including M&A Reuters - Tue, 17 Feb, 2015 2:56 AM EST

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd aims to use its $56 billion cash pile to fund growth including acquisitions, the tech giant's investor relations chief said, even as more shareholders …

    A Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note Edge smartphone is displayed at the company's headquarters in Seoul

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd aims to use its $56 billion cash pile to fund growth including acquisitions, the tech giant's investor relations chief said, even as more shareholders clamor for bigger dividends. While the South Korean company's profit declined in 2014 for the first time in …

  • LG Elec takes fight with Samsung over washer damage to YouTube Reuters - Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 6:13 AM EST

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, whose appliance chief has been indicted on a charge of purposely damaging Samsung Electronics Co Ltd washing machines, issued a video …

    A LG logo is seen during the International CTIA WIRELESS Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, whose appliance chief has been indicted on a charge of purposely damaging Samsung Electronics Co Ltd washing machines, issued a video clip that it says shows the executive was merely testing its rival's products in plain view at a store in Germany. The …

  • CFO Yoshida's Sony revamp wins over investors, tough decisions loom Reuters - Sun, 15 Feb, 2015 1:01 AM EST

    Months after Sony Corp bought So-net, the broadband provider's chief chided CEO Kazuo Hirai for having his "priorities in the wrong order". Yoshida, a reserved foil to the more flamboyant "Kaz" Hirai, …

    Sony Corp's Chief Financial Officer Yoshida attends a news conference in Tokyo

    Months after Sony Corp bought So-net, the broadband provider's chief chided CEO Kazuo Hirai for having his "priorities in the wrong order". Yoshida, a reserved foil to the more flamboyant "Kaz" Hirai, has since sought to turn around Sony with a no-nonsense programme of cuts and targeted expansion that has won over investors, …

  • Obama urges executives to cooperate more against cyber attacks Reuters - Fri, 13 Feb, 2015 9:37 PM EST

    By Jeff Mason and Joseph Menn PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama asked U.S. executives on Friday for closer cooperation in defending against hackers after high-profile attacks on companies …

    Obama speaks at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Palo Alto, California

    By Jeff Mason and Joseph Menn PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama asked U.S. executives on Friday for closer cooperation in defending against hackers after high-profile attacks on companies like Sony that exposed weaknesses in America's cyber defences. Speaking at Stanford University, Obama told Silicon …

  • Apple is working on creating a car: report Reuters - Fri, 13 Feb, 2015 7:29 PM EST

    It would take years to finish the project, and it is not certain if Apple will eventually build a car, the Journal said. The news signals that Apple is sharply raising its ambitions for automotive technology, …

    A logo of Apple is seen in an illustration photo in Sarajevo

    It would take years to finish the project, and it is not certain if Apple will eventually build a car, the Journal said. The news signals that Apple is sharply raising its ambitions for automotive technology, which has become a prime area of interest for Silicon Valley companies ranging from Google Inc (GOOGL.O) to ride-sharing …

  • Apple is about to change the way you log in to iMessage and FaceTime Business Insider - Fri, 13 Feb, 2015 12:35 PM EST

    It's harder for hackers to get into your account now.

    It's harder for hackers to get into your account now.

  • Alibaba's Jack Ma seeks to reassure employees over U.S. lawsuits Reuters - Fri, 13 Feb, 2015 6:11 AM EST

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Executive Chairman Jack Ma urged employees to relax about U.S. lawsuits against the firm over possible failure to disclose information to investors, in a letter to staff posted …

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma reacts as he speaks to journalists after holding a talk by Our Hong Kong Foundation in Hong Kong

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Executive Chairman Jack Ma urged employees to relax about U.S. lawsuits against the firm over possible failure to disclose information to investors, in a letter to staff posted on his official microblog on Friday. A series of lawsuits have been filed in the United States after an unusually public …

  • Apple $1 trillion stock market value could be years away Reuters - Fri, 13 Feb, 2015 1:45 AM EST

    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activist Investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple Inc is already worth over $1 trillion but others on Wall St. think it will take a few more years for the iPhone maker's …

    A customer is silhouetted while entering the Fifth Avenue Apple store shortly after doors opened for iPhone 6 sales in Manhattan, New York

    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activist Investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple Inc is already worth over $1 trillion but others on Wall St. think it will take a few more years for the iPhone maker's stock value to get there. With Apple's stock market value ballooning this week beyond $700 billion, larger than Switzerland's …

  • King Digital winning, Zynga losing in games wars Reuters - Thu, 12 Feb, 2015 7:32 PM EST

    The fickleness of the gaming industry was on full display in the earnings reports of "FarmVille" creator Zynga Inc and "Candy Crush" maker King Digital Entertainment Plc. Zynga's shares fell 10 percent …

    The corporate logo for Zynga is seen on a screen outside the Nasdaq Market Site in New York

    The fickleness of the gaming industry was on full display in the earnings reports of "FarmVille" creator Zynga Inc and "Candy Crush" maker King Digital Entertainment Plc. Zynga's shares fell 10 percent while King Digital's soared 18 percent in extended trading on Thursday after the companies reported contrasting fortunes …

  • Online travel agency Expedia to buy rival Orbitz for $1.33 bln Reuters - Thu, 12 Feb, 2015 3:58 PM EST

    Online travel company Expedia Inc said on Thursday that it would buy Orbitz Worldwide Inc for about $1.33 billion in cash to bring on the rival's programmers and widen its customer base. While Expedia …

    Expedia to Buy Orbitz in $1.3B Cash Deal

    Online travel company Expedia Inc said on Thursday that it would buy Orbitz Worldwide Inc for about $1.33 billion in cash to bring on the rival's programmers and widen its customer base. While Expedia and larger rival Priceline Group, have embarked on acquisitions sprees to dominate the online travel business, three antitrust …

  • Microsoft buys Israeli digital pen maker N-trig: report Reuters - Thu, 12 Feb, 2015 5:28 AM EST

    Microsoft is buying N-trig, an Israeli provider of digital pens and chips for touch screens, for at least $200 million, the Calcalist financial news website said on Thursday. Most of N-trig's 190 workers …

    File photo of Ben-David, former chief executive of N-trig, demonstrating a pen and touch device in Kfar Saba

    Microsoft is buying N-trig, an Israeli provider of digital pens and chips for touch screens, for at least $200 million, the Calcalist financial news website said on Thursday. Most of N-trig's 190 workers will be integrated into Microsoft Israel and will be part of a new research and development center, Calcalist said, …

  • Icahn values Apple at more than $1 trillion Reuters - Wed, 11 Feb, 2015 4:19 PM EST

    (Reuters) - Activist investor and major Apple Inc shareholder Carl Icahn said the iPhone maker's stock should be trading at $216, far above its record high of $124.92 hit on Wednesday. At $216 per share, …

    The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York

    (Reuters) - Activist investor and major Apple Inc shareholder Carl Icahn said the iPhone maker's stock should be trading at $216, far above its record high of $124.92 hit on Wednesday. At $216 per share, Apple - already the world's most valuable company - would be worth about $1.3 trillion, or about the size of South Korea's …

  • This disturbing image of a Chinese worker with close to 100 iPhones reveals how App Store rankings can be manipulated Business Insider - Wed, 11 Feb, 2015 1:31 PM EST

    A disturbing image allegedly showing a worker manipulating App Store rankings has gone viral, giving us a rare glimpse into the world of fake app ratings and downloads.

    Chinese worker allegedly manupulating Apple App Store results

    A disturbing image allegedly showing a worker manipulating App Store rankings has gone viral, giving us a rare glimpse into the world of fake app ratings and downloads.

  • Samsung Display to invest $3.6 billion in new OLED production line Reuters - Wed, 11 Feb, 2015 1:48 AM EST

    South Korea's Samsung Display plans to invest 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion/£2.3 billion) into making organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels as parent Samsung Electronics Co Ltd looks to boost components …

    A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul

    South Korea's Samsung Display plans to invest 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion/£2.3 billion) into making organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels as parent Samsung Electronics Co Ltd looks to boost components sales to offset weaker smartphone earnings. A Samsung Display spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday the new production …

  • Flipboard says readers want bigger screens, reverses mobile trend by launching for PCs The Canadian Press - Tue, 10 Feb, 2015 3:18 PM EST

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.

    Flipboard says readers want bigger screens, reverses mobile trend by launching for PCs

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.

  • BlackBerry names new chief security officer Reuters - Tue, 10 Feb, 2015 10:13 AM EST

    BlackBerry Ltd named David Kleidermacher as its chief security officer on Tuesday, moving to further bolster the smartphone maker's credentials with security-conscious clients, including big players in …

    An attendee takes a photo during the launch event for the new Blackberry Classic smartphone in New York

    BlackBerry Ltd named David Kleidermacher as its chief security officer on Tuesday, moving to further bolster the smartphone maker's credentials with security-conscious clients, including big players in the defence, automotive and healthcare sectors. Kleidermacher was previously chief technology officer at embedded software …

  • Apple's new Spotify killer may be coming within the next few months Business Insider - Tue, 10 Feb, 2015 9:40 AM EST

    Reports say that the software update would be released after the Apple Watch goes on sale

    Apple’s new Spotify killer may be coming within the next few months

    Reports say that the software update would be released after the Apple Watch goes on sale

  • Canon to buy video surveillance leader Axis for $2.8 bln Reuters - Tue, 10 Feb, 2015 7:02 AM EST

    TOKYO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Canon Inc made a 23.6 billion-Swedish-crown ($2.83 billion) offer for network video surveillance leader Axis AB on Tuesday -- the biggest purchase ever for the Japanese firm …

    CANON RACHÈTE LE FABRICANT SUÉDOIS DE CAMÉRAS DE SURVEILLANCE AXIS

    TOKYO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Canon Inc made a 23.6 billion-Swedish-crown ($2.83 billion) offer for network video surveillance leader Axis AB on Tuesday -- the biggest purchase ever for the Japanese firm trying to expand beyond a shrinking camera market. Canon said it had launched a bid to buy all the Swedish company's shares …