• Apple Watch a fine running companion, with or without Nike

    Apple isn't the first to add GPS functionality to a smartwatch, but it's the first to make something that feels like a running watch. And the company is doubling down on that with a Nike edition out Friday. ...

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  • Users mourn as Twitter kills quirky, beloved Vine video app

    You can watch any video for six seconds, played on an infinite loop. The funniest ones only get more ridiculous with repetition. That was the beauty of Vine, the simple, pioneering mobile video app that ...

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  • Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that.

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  • Rep. Ryan Calls for End to Clinton Intelligence Briefings

    Oct. 28 -- House Speaker Paul Ryan has renewed his call for the Director of National Intelligence to suspend all classified briefings for Hillary Clinton as the FBI re-opens its investigation into Clinton's use of private e-mail as secretary of state. Bloomberg's Margaret Talev reports on "

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  • FBI Is Re-Opening Clinton E-Mail Investigation

    Oct. 28 -- The inquiry into Hillary Clinton's use of private e-mail as secretary of state is being re-opened by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to Congressional committee chairman alerting them of his decision. Bloomberg's Margaret Talev reports on

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  • UK tribunal rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Taxi app Uber should treat its drivers as employees and pay them the minimum wage and holiday pay, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a verdict that could hit thousands of firms and deliver a blow to the 'gig economy'. Two drivers brought their case to

  • Factbox: Uber faces legal challenges in many countries

    (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a decision that threatens the taxi app's business model by forcing it to pay the minimum wage and offer holiday entitlement. Following is a list of other recent major lawsuits against

  • A look at challenges Uber has faced around the world

    A British tribunal has ruled that Uber drivers should be considered employees, not independent contractors, and are therefore entitled to paid vacation time and a minimum wage. The decision is subject ...

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  • UK Uber drivers win case to get paid vacation, minimum wage

    LONDON (AP) — Uber's claim that its drivers are contractors — and not employees entitled to vacations — was rejected Friday by a British tribunal, in a ruling that may have implications for a range of companies that rely on self-employed workers.

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  • Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week. Zenith previously estimated that

  • EU data protection watchdogs warn WhatsApp, Yahoo on privacy

    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European privacy watchdogs warned WhatsApp on Friday over sharing user information with parent company Facebook, and cautioned Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and scanning of customer emails for U.S. intelligence purposes. The popular messaging service's recent

  • Apple raises prices in Britain due to pound's drop

    LONDON (AP) — Apple has raised the prices of its Mac computer range in the U.K. amid the dramatic drop in the value of the pound against the dollar following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

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  • T.Rowe asks Oracle to raise offer to buy NetSuite

    (Reuters) - Oracle Corp should raise its offer to buy NetSuite Inc to $133 per share from the $109-per-share it had proposed in July, NetSuite shareholder T. Rowe Price Group Inc said. T.Rowe said would not participate in the tender offer, which expires on Nov. 4, unless Oracle raises its offer, the

  • Spacecraft sends back last bit of data from 2015 Pluto flyby

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the last bit of data from its 2015 flyby of Pluto.

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  • Italy antitrust agency probes WhatsApp messaging service

    Italy's antitrust watchdog said on Friday it had opened a probe into whether messaging service WhatsApp obliged users to agree to sharing personal data with its parent company Facebook and imposed "unfair" conditions on users. The Italian agency said it was investigating whether the WhatsApp

  • Comma.ai shelves self-driving device after regulatory warning

    The intervention, by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, came before Comma.ai began marketing its device. The NHTSA on Friday disclosed an Oct. 27 letter to Comma.ai stating that the agency is investigating whether the company's device, called Comma One, complies with federal

  • Big Tech Getting Bigger and More Powerful: Ovide

    Oct. 28 -- Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, and Twitter all reported results this week, showing differing paths to growth, while Snapchat announced its intention to raise as much as $4 billion in an IPO. Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Shira Ovide examines the big week for big tech on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

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  • Vinod Khosla on Investing in Clean Tech

    Oct. 28 -- Khosla Ventures Founder Vinod Khosla joins host Emily Chang on Bloomberg Studio 1.0 to discuss his investments in clean tech.

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  • Twitter pulls the plug on short-form video sharing site Vine

    The end is nigh for the Vine social network and its quirky six-second video clips. The site's owner, Twitter, has announced that the service will close for good in the coming months. Launched in early 2013, Vine is a Twitter-owned application that hosts short, six-second looping video clips accompanied

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  • Munster: Amazon Investing in Right Areas for Growth

    Oct. 28 -- Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses third-quarter results from Amazon and looks at the company's targeted spending on content and distribution centers to expand its business. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." Munster, his family, and firm

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  • Tribunal británico aprueba beneficios para choferes de Uber

    LONDRES (AP) — Los conductores de Uber en Gran Bretaña merecen vacaciones pagadas y un salario mínimo, determinó el viernes un tribunal, en un fallo que la empresa planea apelar.

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  • Uber loses tribunal case in Britain in ruling that will boost worker rights for thousands of drivers

    Uber loses tribunal case in Britain in ruling that will boost worker rights for thousands of drivers .

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  • Swiss rail operator to sell bitcoins at its ticket machines

    Switzerland's national railways firm SBB is branching out next month with the launch of a new service on its ticket machines to sell bitcoins, the web-based digital currency. Beginning Nov. 11, customers will be able to trade Swiss francs for bitcoins using the ticket machines in a two-year experiment

  • Amazon Spends Big, Putting Investments Before Investors

    Oct. 28 -- Neil Doshi, managing director at Mizuho Securities, examines third-quarter results from Amazon and the investments the company is making to expand growth. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." Doshi, his family, and firm, do not own shares of Amazon.

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  • Can smartphone apps help self-management of diabetes?

    London, Oct 28 (IANS) Smartphone applications could offer patients with Type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition, researchers have found in a study. The study reported a reduction in average blood glucose levels in patients who used an app, compared to those who did

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