By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics is tightening board oversight on donations while two senior Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] executives reportedly offered to resign, as the conglomerate struggles with the fallout from a graft scandal that led to its leader's arrest. Samsung
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) US wireless communications service provider Verizon on Friday launched a new venture called Exponent Technologies that will help telecom carriers fuel digital transformation by expanding their Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and other internet
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say they have arrested the director of an Indian company that said it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone on fraud charges.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will not be able to nominate a new outside director for a vote in the annual shareholder meeting set for March 24 due to uncertainty generated by "current circumstances" in South Korea. Samsung had said in November it
By Julie Zhu and Elzio Barreto HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's securities regulator is considering offering a shortcut for some of the country's largest technology companies to list their shares, allowing them to jump a long line of applicants and boost domestic bourses, according to six people
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp's new "Status" feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices. According to a WhatsApp blog, status updates are now end-to-end encrypted. "This new and improved status
By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was not aware that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse was considering seeking protection from creditors, an option analysts say could put the entire TVs-to-construction conglomerate at risk if exercised now. The Nikkei business daily
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest technology show globally, is around the corner, smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, Oppo, ZTE and Nokia are geared up to unveil their latest innovations and upcoming smartphones. Contrary to reports of a total no-show, beleaguered
New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests and ...
By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's revenue fell for a second straight quarter, hurt by a government crackdown on healthcare advertising, but the internet search giant expects a rebound this year as it retools to find growth outside its core ad business. The company has stumbled over
There is a race to build a workable speeder. Yes, really With the thrills of motocross and fandom of Star Wars motivating them, a Russian-American design startup called Hoversurf has successfully created a new kind of piloted drone. The Scorpion-3 has room for one passenger/driver and runs on electric
Feb.23 -- Hedge funds in Asia are starting to make their picks of Apple suppliers as the Cupertino, California-based company develops its next iPhone. Bloomberg's Nathaniel Baker reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
The Japanese e-commerce company has been launching several projects related to drones, such as its the Sora Raku Rakuten Drone service Japanese e-commerce platform Rakuten is taking part in a US$26 million Series B round for Santa Monica-based airspace management platform for drone AirMap. The funding
The race to develop self-driving vehicles took a new turn on Thursday when Google's parent company Alphabet filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing it of stealing technology. Alphabet contends that a manager at its autonomous car subsidiary Waymo took technical data with him when he left to launch
When you don’t have a physical storefront, your mobile presence becomes even more important Question: I run an e-commerce business and am launching a mobile app. What is the No. 1 consideration I should not overlook? Simplicity “Save yourself a ton of headaches by building a simple app. Since it needs
A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed. The brewing showdown emerged ...
With an estimated number of 3000 startups, Vietnam is the third largest ecosystem in Asia. The Vietnam startup ecosystem is a fascinating thing. Ranked 90th in World Bank’s ease of doing business, the country’s startups are growing in strength especially as the government introduced new initiatives
Feb.23 -- Square CFO Sarah Friar discusses the electronic-payments company’s evolution, earnings, expansion into the United Kingdom, M&A strategy, the utilization of automation and President Trump’s executive order on immigration. She speaks with Selina Wang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology. Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with
Feb.23 -- Khosla Ventures Partner Keith Rabois discusses Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s skill in systems engineering and the importance of batteries and software to the future of automobiles. He speaks with Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Feb.23 -- Baidu posted quarterly revenue that topped analysts’ estimates as it pushes into new businesses such as news aggregation to overcome government restrictions on web advertising at China’s biggest search engine. Bloomberg's David Ramli reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. ZeniMax made its request for an
HPE also cited higher commodities costs and some "near-term execution issues" for the cut in full-year profit forecast. Since its separation from Hewlett-Packard Co in 2015, HPE has sold off most of its traditional software services, while building its cloud-related businesses, which has pitted
Feb.23 -- Alphabet self-driving car business, Waymo, sued Uber Technologies for stealing trade secrets in the development of autonomous cars, accelerating an already-heated rivalry over the nascent technology. Khosla Ventures Partner Keith Rabois and Bloomberg’s Kartikay Mehrotra discuss the suit with
DENVER (AP) — Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.