By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investors spooked by a steep sell-off in enterprise tech stocks will get a fresh glimpse of the health of technology spending on Wednesday when bellwether Cisco Systems Inc posts its quarterly results. The networking equipment maker is the largest of several
WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday.
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department are investigating a claim that personal data related to thousands of DHS and FBI employees was hacked and has been posted online, an agency spokesman said on Monday. The tech website Motherboard
By Sankalp Phartiyal and Himank Sharma NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India introduced rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization needs urgent reform to boost its ability to respond to crises, and failure to act now could cost thousands of lives, according to an advance copy of a high-level U.N. report. The report, entitled "Protecting Humanity from Future
(Reuters) - Consumer review website operator Yelp Inc reported a smaller-than-estimated loss on Monday, but its shares slumped 12 percent, swept up in a broader selloff in the technology sector. Yelp also said Chief Financial Officer Rob Krolik would step down. Yelp's revenue rose about 40 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — a mucha gente las cucarachas le causan repulsión, pero los pequeños insectos son tan flexibles y ágiles que podrían servir para hallar sobrevivientes atrapados debajo de un edificio derrumbado, y por ello un grupo de científicos ha desarrollado un robot que imita a los animalitos.
By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The French data protection authority on Monday gave Facebook three months to stop tracking non-users' web activity without their consent and ordered the social network to stop some transfers of personal data to the United States. The French order is the first
Feb. 8 -- Jim Strugger, MKM Holdings derivatives strategist, discusses the volatility in stocks and his Twitter options strategy. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets."
Shares of cloud services companies such as Splunk Inc and Salesforce.com Inc had also declined sharply on Friday. "I think that what we see is a crisis in valuation for the highest multiple stocks, where valuations ... had been driven too far for thematic reasons, what investors perceived as the
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, hasn'
India's telecom regulator on Monday dealt a blow to Facebook's plans to offer free mobile Internet through its controversial Free Basics service, by outlawing differential pricing for data packages. Facebook has suffered a fierce backlash in India from "net neutrality" advocates.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — India's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.
Yelp shares took a roller coaster ride on Monday after quarterly earnings that beat expectations were accidentally released before the close of market. Late day trades on the New York Stock Exchange sent Yelp shares soaring and plunging after earnings were disclosed prematurely. Yelp shares were down
NUEVA YORK (AP) — La época de oro de la Televisión Online podría estar en peligro. La televisión por streaming se ha vuelto popular gracias a servicios como Netflix que ponen a disposición del público temporadas anteriores de programas para ver cuánto quieran y cuando quieran, mientras que Hulu ofrece
HELSINKI (AP) — The secretary-general of the Swedish panel that awards the Nobel medicine prize has resigned because of an investigation into disputed stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini.
DETROIT (AP) — Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.
On Monday afternoon, India's telecom regulator finally put to rest the fiery net neutrality debate in India -- by ruling against zero rating and differential tariffs. This violates net neutrality, which says there should be no differential pricing -- free data for one service, but priced for another
In the near future, Fairphone hopes, these modules will all be replaceable with upgraded versions. No, it isn't as thin as an iPhone and no, it isn't curved and pretty like a Galaxy S6 Edge, but it costs just a few pounds to buy a new screen and two minutes to fit it yourself.
Bengaluru, Feb 8 (IANS) Industry users and netizens on Monday hailed the regulator's favourable order on net neutrality while social network Facebook and cellular operators cried foul. "We congratulate TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) for enshrining the principles of net neutrality
NEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group.
DETROIT (AP) — Las cajas de cambios electrónicas de algunas camionetas y automóviles nuevos de Fiat Chrysler son tan confusas que los conductores han salido de los vehículos con los motores en marcha o han causado choques y algunas heridas graves, determinaron los investigadores de la Administración
Sweden's Goran Marby was Monday named head of the body that manages Internet addresses, pledging to uphold checks and balances as it steps out from under US government oversight. Marby, director-general of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, will take charge in May of the Internet Corporation
FRÁNCFORT, Alemania (AP) — Volkswagen informó el lunes que su director de control de calidad está dejando la compañía. Frank Tuch será reemplazado mientras la empresa sigue manejando un reciente escándalo sobre vehículos con motores diésel equipados con un software capaz de hacer trampa en las pruebas
Canada's Amaya Inc, operator of online gambling website PokerStars, said on Monday that a special committee of its board has tapped Barclays to review an expected all-cash offer from its Chief Executive David Baazov. Earlier this month, Amaya disclosed that it had received a non-binding proposal
IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp forecast its slowest quarterly revenue growth in 14 years, adding to mounting worries about clients keeping a tight lid on technology spending. Cognizant, whose rivals include Indian IT services firms such as Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys
NASA published a 360-degree image on the Curiosity rover's official Facebook page last week that was meant to let viewers "explore Mars" with their smartphones. Luckily, a new version has just been uploaded to the YouTube channel of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and it looks much
Feb. 8 -- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai has been awarded a stock grant valued at $199 million by parent company Alphabet Inc. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."
Reports of a new algorithm reordering users' timelines and an end to the 140-character limit came in for some very vocal criticism on Twitter this weekend, as users jumped on the #RIPTwitter hashtag to vent their fury. The social network's co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey took to the platform
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In a move seen as an endorsement of net neutrality and a setback to offerings such as Facebook's Free Basics and Airtel Zero, India's telecom watchdog on Monday said no to discriminatory pricing of data content. "No service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory
By Sandhya Ravishankar CHENNAI (Reuters) - Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years. Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, has said a bus
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A comparative study of Google and Microsoft smart glasses by Britain-based market research firm Juniper Research has found that the Microsoft's HoloLens will be better poised at dominating the market by 2020, a media report said. In a recently published report, Juniper Research
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Chinese technology major Lenovo on Monday announced the launch of its YOGA 900 laptop -- which it claims to be the world's thinnest Intel Core i convertible laptop -- and a sleek YOGA Tab 3 Pro.
Europe's drugs regulator said on Monday it had established an expert task force on Zika to advise companies working on vaccines and medicines against the virus, which is suspected of causing a spike in birth defects in Brazil. With no currently approved vaccines or medicines and none even undergoing
Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Japanese firms have developed an intelligent undershirt that can be connected to a smartphone and provide data on the health of the person wearing it, the media reported on Monday. The shirt has an ultra-fine and flexible sensor (which can be removed before the shirt is washed
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Global software and cloud major Oracle has unveiled a new Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud programme to help partners accelerate the growth of their Oracle Cloud business by providing them with technical and go-to-market support. "OPN now offers the most comprehensive portfolio
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) A team of US researchers has built an energy-friendly chip that can perform powerful artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, enabling future mobile devices to implement "neural networks" modelled on the human brain. The team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT
By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Imagination Technologies, a supplier of graphics technology to Apple, said its chief executive Hossein Yassaie had quit, departing as the British company warned it would make an operating loss this year. Non-executive director Andrew Heath had been appointed interim
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says one improvement he’d like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the Wi-Fi system.
By Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said, something that could further strain U.S.-China ties and also hurt relations between Beijing
FREEPORT, Nueva York, EE. UU. (AP) — Cuando este pueblo de Long Island inauguró un sistema de 27 cámaras para escanear las licencias de todos los automóviles que circularan por sus calles sabía que contaría con una herramienta poderosa. Si pasaba un delincuente buscado, el sistema haría sonar una alarma
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would
By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. The
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) condemned North Korea's rocket launch on Sunday, saying it was in direct violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions. "I strongly condemn the launch by North Korea of a rocket using ballistic missile technology today
North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket on Sunday is an "irresponsible provocation", German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. "I strongly condemn today's launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea. The country has once again ignored warnings by the international
New York, Feb 7 (IANS) Smartphone users spend as much time on seeking entertainment as texting to connect with friends and family, according to a recent study. The survey, conducted by US-based media and consumer research company GfK MRI from September-November 2015, found that 22 percent of time spent