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By Joseph Menn WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. Cybersecurity
Rescuers raced to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people, sending ...
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past shortly before a rocket launch, a U.S. think-tank said, as U.S government officials signaled that a launch could occur as early as
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg’s Shira Ovide and Selina Wang discuss the tech week in review. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Aunties chattering rapidly in Shanghainese, a man selling fish on a bright blue tarp, another vendor selling live pigeons. Can VR save this? The shikumen (石库门) neighborhood where Lewei Huang grew up is barely recognizable from the digital replica he created half a year ago. Sections of the neighborhood
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.
Feb. 5 -- “The Industries of the Future” Alec Ross discusses cloud robotics and the future of robot technology on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
(Reuters) - Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. Mitchell died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of the
DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday.
By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients' saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus, while U.S. officials offered new guidance on sex for people returning from Zika-hit regions. Zika, linked to
Feb. 5 -- 10x Management Co-Founder Rishon Blumberg discusses the rise of the freelance economy and the tech talent shortage. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg’s Gerrit De Vynck discusses job cuts at Blackberry and their software revenue. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg’s Mandeep Singh, Joseph Ciolli and Sarah Frier discuss LinkedIn’s and Tableau’s losses in U.S. trading. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg’s Sarah Frier discusses Twitter suspending 125,000 accounts for promoting terrorism. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter comenzó a utilizar la misma tecnología que se emplea para combatir el spam para buscar cuentas que pudieran estar fomentando actividades terroristas y examina otras cuentas relacionadas a aquellas marcadas para su posible eliminación, anunció el viernes la compañía.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value.
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dismal sales outlooks from marquee technology names sent shares in the enterprise sector crashing on Friday as investors questioned whether information-technology managers would keep spending on their products.
Twitter said Friday it suspended more than 125,000 accounts, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, as part of increased efforts to eradicate "terrorist content" on the popular messaging platform. The accounts frozen since mid-2015 were targeted "for threatening or promoting
By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the company said in a blog post on Friday. Twitter has said it only takes down accounts when they are reported
DENVER (AP) — Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and UK spy agencies and police may soon be allowed to directly ask media companies in each others' countries for email and online chat data for people being investigated, under a tentative bilateral deal, officials said on Friday. As governments worldwide
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fuelling activity seen in the past one to two weeks before a rocket launch, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. North Korea has told U.N. agencies it will launch a rocket
LinkedIn shares plunged more than 40 percent on Friday after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown. LinkedIn reported a loss of $166 million for 2015, far wider than the $16 million deficit for 2014. The outlook "implies material deceleration in growth
LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged as much as 43 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. The stock sank to a three-year low of $109.50, registering its
By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Zika has been found in the saliva and urine of two patients in Brazil and while it is not known if such body fluids could transmit the virus, the discovery could make pregnant revellers wary of kissing strangers during the country's often uninhibited Carnival
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter says it’s now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in a phone call on Friday agreed that North Korea's planned ballistic missile test would represent a "provocative and destabilizing action," the White House said. "The leaders emphasized the importance of a strong and united
By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus. Scientists
Apple has asked the US Supreme Court to dismiss Samsung's appeal in the blockbuster patent case between the two smartphone giants, saying the ruling followed "well-established" legal precedent. A filing Thursday from the California giant came in response to Samsung's appeal seeking
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will seek $25 million for a six-month program to fight the Zika virus linked to birth defects, including studies on whether it is spread by sex or by blood transfusion, a senior WHO official told Reuters on Friday. Two cases of Zika
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday revised its guidelines for pregnant women to include a recommendation that even those without symptoms of the Zika virus should be tested after returning from affected areas. The updated guidelines recommend pregnant women be offered testing
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. First spotted in 2013, the asteroid could fly as close as 11,000 miles (17,700
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg's Ellen Huet reports on challenges for tech startups. Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick also spoke on Feb. 4 on "Bloomberg West."
By Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday. North Korea has notified U.N. agencies
Dig out your run-down iPhone -- handsets with broken screens, cameras and buttons are now part of the Apple Store's Reuse and Recycle program. In a widening of Apple Store policy, damaged phones are now included in the scheme, with rates of up to $50 for an iPhone 5s, $200 for an iPhone 6, and $250
PARÍS (AP) — Una protesta de conductores se trasladó al centro de París después de haber interrumpido el acceso al aeropuerto Charles de Gaulle durante unas horas, en un nuevo episodio en las tensiones entre los taxis tradicionales y los servicios surgidos de aplicaciones móviles por el alivio de las
By Randy Fabi and Kanupriya Kapoor YOGYAKARTA/JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times. The voluntary
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 5 (IANS) Leading smartphone and consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched the new versions of its popular Galaxy A-series smartphones in an all "glass and metal" design and with improved selfie features. "The new Galaxy A7 and the Galaxy
An exceptional Ferrari racing car is up for grabs at a Paris auction and could go for a record price of up to €32m (£24.6m, $35.8m). The instantly recognisable red 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was on display at the Paris Retromobile fairbefore it goes on sale at an Artcurial auction on Friday (
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 5 (IANS) Products made specifically to meet the requirements of Indian consumers as well as to suit the country's climatic conditions will continue to be key focus for Samsung in southwest Asia, the company's president and CEO H.C. Hong said here on Thursday. "Samsung
Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
When US President Barack Obama issued Executive Actions tightening gun control across the U.S. early this year, he also called for a new focus on technology that can make guns safer. For one teenager in the state of Colorado, developing a so-called “smart gun” has been his personal mission since he was
Feb. 5 -- LinkedIn shares lost almost a third of their value after the professional networking site forecast a year of slower revenue growth amid signs of weakness in sales of advertising and marketing tools. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."
Multimedia messaging app WhatsApp is upping the limit on group conversations from 100 to 256 participants, if an Android update is anything to go by. WhatsApp appears to be rolling out the feature across its user base.
TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope.
By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - A sixth sperm whale has died on a British beach, the latest of nearly 30 to have become stranded in shallow waters on the coastline of Europe's North Sea over the past month. As marine pathologists cut samples from the whale's carcass on the windswept expanse
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) A Google engineer has developed a smart Android-powered bathroom mirror which automatically displays the latest updates on date, time and weather, and lets you do voice searches on Google, a media report said. Max Braun, a software engineer with the multinational technology company
Feb. 5 -- "The Industries of the Future" Author Alec Ross and SoftTech VC founder Jeff Clavier debate whether technology is a job creator or a job destroyer. They speak on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."
Feb. 5 -- SoftTech VC founder Jeff Clavier discusses his outlook for LinkedIn and tech valuations. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."