Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ex-Cisco engineers raise $278 million for startup

(Reuters) - A cloud startup founded by a group of four ex-Cisco Systems Inc engineers said on Wednesday it has raised $278 million...

'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the center of the “Panama Papers” scandal, has filed a lawsuit against...

Let's do it together: Huawei seeks to allay EU concerns with appeal for 5G...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms manufacturer Huawei Technologies sought on Wednesday to assuage European concerns that it is a cyber security risk,...

FCC approves merger of T-Mobile, Sprint on vote split on party lines

FILE PHOTO: A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illustration taken...

A plant called ‘Pete’ just took a selfie by itself

Pete the fern has successfully snapped his own selfie (ZSL)A plant called Pete who lives at London Zoo has just taken a selfie...

Twitter thread on deleting yourself from 99.9% of the web goes viral

Deleting your entire online identity, in several not-so-easy steps (Getty Images)Privacy is a big topic in 2019 as we all grapple with how...

Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft won't testify before Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc declined to appear on Wednesday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on issues...

Huawei unveils new 5G antennae ahead of China ramp

ZURICH (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies on Wednesday launched a new generation of 5G mobile antennae, anticipating an acceleration in the pace of network...

Mexican tech startups keep a low profile, fearing for safety

In Mexico's burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing entrepreneurs want. Some go about their daily lives with bodyguards, bullet-proof cars and...

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom told to stop exclusivity deals till EU probe ends

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Broadcom (AVGO.O) has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to...

Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on...

Bionic girl realizes her dream to ride her bike

Madeline 'Mady' Gardner was born without her left arm below the elbow but now has a sleek prosthetic that allows her to do...

Epic animal stand-off wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

This dramatic picture was won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 prize (Picture: Yongqing Bao/PA)An intense ‘battle for survival’ moment between a...

First baby could be born in space within 12 years, expert claims

Asgardia is a ‘space nation’ that wants to move civilisation among the stars (Picture: James Vaughan/Asgardia)Going to space and giving birth are both...

Undercover entrepreneurs: fearful Mexican tech startups shun spotlight

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - In Mexico’s burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want. A device from Mexican payments...

How does the Pixel 4 compare to the iPhone 11 and Samsung Galaxy S10?

A display of the new Google Pixel 4 phones during a Google product launch event (EPA)Google has revealed the latest incarnation of its...

Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn

In 2003 an extremely large, unexpected, rock fall on the Matterhorn mountain caused evacuations and a temporary halt to climbing.It sparked the creation...

ASML posts better-than-expected third quarter profit, sees strong bookings

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Semiconductor equipment maker ASML on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit of 627 million euros ($691.64 million) and bookings, driven by...

House investigators say they have begun receiving data from big tech firms

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS//File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) -...

TikTok brings in ex-U.S. congressmen to review content policies

FILE PHOTO: The logo of TikTok application is seen on a mobile phone screen in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2019. ...

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in $5 billion bid for Tech Data – sources

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC has approached Tech Data Corp with an offer to acquire the U.S. information technology...