Monday, December 9, 2019

WhatsApp ending support for millions of phones this month – check yours isn’t on...

Android phones running version 2.3.7 and older will lose access to WhatsApp (Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)WhatsApp has announced it will soon...

South Korea jails three Samsung Electronics executives over evidence destroyed in probe of alleged...

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Monday jailed three executives of Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) for their role in a plot that...

Nearly half of students want a voice assistant to help them study, says research

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is already in millions of homes around the world (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)Nearly half of students would like to...

Huawei to roll out Harmony OS to more products next year, but not phones...

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal HanschkeSHANGHAI/SHENZHEN, China (Reuters)...

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominance

LONDON (Reuters) - Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and...

Amazon CEO says wants to work more with Pentagon

FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin speaks during the JFK Space Summit, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the...

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 review: The great Windows hybrid gets a minor update

The Type Cover and Arc mouse are sold separately (Microsoft)Microsoft is largely responsible for popularising the hybrid tablet model thanks to its line...

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court...

'How smart home tech helps me live independently'

Adam, who has Down’s syndrome, lives independently in a tech-filled home he shares with housemates.The house is part of a project which uses...

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial sparked by 'pedo guy' tweet

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk gained a stunning legal victory on Friday as a federal court jury swiftly...

Ericsson agrees to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing...

Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February...

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk attends the closing arguments of his trial in a defamation case brought by British cave diver Vernon Unsworth as Judge Stephen...

Brazil court says delivery app Loggi must formalize ties with couriers

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian delivery app Loggi must formalize work relationships with its motorbike drivers and pay charities 30 million reais as...

Amazon websites could be added to USTR's 'Notorious Markets' list: WSJ

(Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering putting some of Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) overseas websites on a list of global marketplaces known for counterfeit...

Brazil court says delivery app Loggi has to formalize work relationships

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court ordered delivery app Loggi to formalize its work relationships with all the motorbike drivers working for...

Hungary watchdog fines Facebook for misleading users

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File PhotoBUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary’s competition...

Swedish start-up Epidemic Sound tunes into demand for original music

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Epidemic Sound, backed by Spotify’s investors, is one of a new wave of music companies expanding rapidly on the back...

Russia calls new U.S. sanctions over hacking a 'propaganda attack'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday that new U.S. sanctions against Russian individuals and firms over alleged cyber crimes were...

U.S. FTC finds Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users

The nameplate of political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica, is seen in central London, Britain March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Henry NichollsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S....