Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tencent seeks to list online music unit in U.S.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said it is looking to spin off and list its online music business,...

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's shares open 2.9 percent down on debut in HK

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp’s (1810.HK) shares dropped 2.9 percent on debut in Hong Kong on Monday, in a...

Paypal to spend $3 billion a year on M&A: CEO to German paper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc is on the lookout for further acquisitions following its recent takeover of iZettle, the Swedish fintech startup,...

How to use an iPhone to capture all the drama of the World Cup...

The photographers and cameramen who bring big sporting events to the world have an incredibly difficult job. It’s not easy to get amazing photographs...

Deep sea sponges could be source of new antibiotics

Deep sea sponges could be a source of new antimicrobials capable of fighting diseases resistant to current antibiotic drugs, researchers from the Florida...

Chocolate-flavoured crickets can help iron deficiency, says inventor

Objects allowing us to create disposable products from biomaterials using our household waste were among the most striking items on display at June's...

Benson Oak's new fund to invest in Israeli blockchain technology

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - European investment bank Benson Oak said on Sunday it has secured $25 million in investment commitments for a new...

Singapore's Temasek set to report record portfolio; tech deals in focus

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd is likely to book a record S$300 billion ($221 billion) for the...

Huawei says does not expect U.S. sanctions: press

PARIS (Reuters) - China’s Huawei, the world’s largest maker of telecommunication network equipment, does not see itself becoming the target of U.S. sanctions...

Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in two months: Washington Post

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc suspended more than one million accounts a day in recent months to lessen the flow of misinformation on the...

Researchers perfect fingerprint technique to protect pangolins

Researchers in the UK perfect a method of recovering the fingerprints of pangolin poachers from the animal's scales, as Stuart McDill reports. ...

Cheetah robot can run and avoid obstacles despite being 'blind'

MIT researchers create a robot cheetah that jumps and runs across rough terrain, climbs over debris, and maintains balance when being pushed around,...

Earth will reach the furthest point of its orbit around the sun during today’s...

Contemplating the chilly vastness of outer space is bound to make a tiny human feel totally insignificant. After all, we are just a few...

Wireless speaker maker Sonos files for IPO

(Reuters) - Wireless speaker company Sonos Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday, riding on the back of increasing popularity of...

Wireless speaker maker Sonos Inc files for IPO

(Reuters) - Wireless speaker company Sonos Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday, riding on the back of increasing popularity of...

Astronomer reveals truth about Blood Moon apocalypse ‘prophecy’

Enjoy the sunshine whilst you can, because the end of the world is nigh and it’s time to make peace with the creator. That’s...

Ant Financial mega-fundraising leads sovereign investments in second quarter

LONDON (Reuters) - Ant Financial’s record-setting $14 billion funding round led sovereign investor transactions in the second quarter against a backdrop of rising...

Spain's Cabify denies reports it may sell to U.S. peer Lyft

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish ride-hailing app Cabify said on Friday it had held no talks over selling any part of its business, after...

'We live in a 3D-printed home'

A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house.The four-bedroom property is a prototype for...

Top-ranked Australian university hit by Chinese hackers: media

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s top-ranked university on Friday said it had spent several months fighting off a threat to its computer systems, which...

HTC's June sales slump 68 percent, biggest drop in over two years

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp said its sales fell nearly 68 percent in June, its biggest slump in more than...