Saturday, October 19, 2019

T-Mobile revamps prepaid brand to spruce up image

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) said Monday it is renaming its prepaid brand to Metro by T-Mobile and adding two new unlimited...

Apple, Salesforce team up to bring Siri to more business apps

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Salesforce.com Inc are entering a partnership in which the iPhone maker will help Salesforce build the...

People working from home feel guilty because of ‘numerous benefits’

There may be a perception that anyone ‘working from home’ is cracking open the vino at 9am and settling in for a day...

Aliens could be lurking undetected somewhere in the universe, scientists claim

Humanity has been trying to locate extraterrestrial civilisations for more than a century, but so far our search has been a failure. Now scientists...

Samsung Galaxy S10 leak hints at four different versions

Smartphone fans are convinced that Samsung will unveil four different models of its upcoming handset, the Galaxy S10 early next year. The Galaxy S...

Ride-hailing firm Careem enters India with Commut app purchase

DUBAI (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates-based ride-hailing app Careem has acquired Commut, the Hyderabad-based mass transportation app, marking its entry into India, the...

Elon Musk hopes to build base on Mars within a decade

Elon Musk has claimed he’ll build a base on Mars by 2028 and showed off pictures of how this outpost might look. The tech...

3D-printed gun pioneer in jail on sex assault charge

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Nasa says nuking asteroids could be ‘most effective’ way to stop them hitting Earth

The head of Nasa’s planetary defence division has suggested that a nuclear strike several hundred meters from the surface of an incoming asteroid...

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalised restrictions to open up the market to competitors after...

Japan makes history by successfully landing two space rovers on an asteroid

The Japanese space agency JAXA has successfully landed two space rovers on a far-flung asteroid in the deep void of space. Both rovers were...

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a...

Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as 'smart' tech goods escape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such...

Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber $9.5 million over merger

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s anti-trust watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber a combined S$13 million ($9.5 million) over their merger deal, and...

India's Flipkart may appoint new group CEO in place of Binny Bansal: Mint

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc’s Flipkart unit is considering naming a new chief executive officer (CEO) at the group level in place of Binny...

Key companies to attend White House quantum computing meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will hold a meeting on Monday on U.S. government efforts to boost quantum information science, with administration...
Digital Marketing

Global spending on digital marketing nears $100 billion: study

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Spending on digital marketing grew by 44 percent last year in the United States and Britain to $52 billion, a...

Dell revisits IPO option amid tracking stock deal pushback -sources

(Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT.N) is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) after shelving this option earlier this year in favor of...

Dell to interview banks for IPO instead of acquisition: WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc(DVMT.N) plans to interview banks this week to potentially go public through an initial public offering rather...

Siemens CEO pushes plans to boost Iraqi power infrastructure

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens (SIEGn.DE) said its boss Joe Kaeser met Iraq’s prime minister on Sunday to discuss a proposal by the German...

Siemens nears multi-billion euro deal in Iraq: Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) is working on a deal worth up to 9 billion euros ($10.6 billion) to supply...

Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift...

China shuts thousands of websites in clean-up campaign: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has shut down more than 4,000 websites and online accounts in a three-month campaign against “harmful” online information, the...

White House draft order directs probes into tech giants: Bloomberg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has drafted an executive order that would push federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to probe the...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios

(Reuters) - Google’s Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the company’s internet search results, Axios reported on Friday...