By John Irish MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - China will back a U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for recent rocket launches, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, adding the goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The government is fully committed to promoting telecom manufacturing and exports, newly-appointed Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said here on Friday. "In addition to ICT (information and communications technologies) services, India is now getting recognized globally as a
Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century ...
By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine's power grid in December, Ukraine's energy ministry said on Friday. The incident was widely seen as the first known power
By Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) - A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic's "morality police" is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad app allows users who spot checkpoints set
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) With the aim to boost the growing start up community across the globe, mobile solutions provider U2opia Mobile, has launched Foneverify, a mobile authentication solution that verifies users in real time. Foneverify is a single, end-to-end, mobile number authentication solution
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Huawei's smartphone e-brand for digital initiative Honor on Friday announced the sale commencement of its recently launched Holly 2 Plus on Flipkart and Amazon. "Holly 2 Plus is a smartphone specially designed for the India market with dual SIM 4G support and also one
BERLIN (AP) — European scientists said Friday that they have stopped sending commands to the Philae space probe, which became the first to touch down on a comet more than a year ago.
Beginning in Malaysia and Vietnam, the company says it can improve app performance by as much as 10x original speed Today, in a remarkably close amount of time, I received a couple of pings via Facebook Messenger regarding various sorts of debauchery. When I pushed the button to read the messages I waited
Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees. The company told a federal judge in San Francisco ...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Native foxes on islands off the California coast were once on the brink of extinction.
New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering,
By Maria Sheahan FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only to lose power because its solar-driven batteries were in the shade. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) said on
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Apple is still the leader in the US smartphone market but it needs to pull up all its socks as Samsung is fast catching up with its stunning range of Android-based devices, a new report has revealed. According to US-based market research firm Parks Associates, Apple is still
Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, is intended to allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. Vocal groups of developers are now advocating a replacement of the current Bitcoin platform with more robust software through
Asia is a well known haven for delectable cuisines. So it’s no surprise that many startups are using tech to innovate the food business For working adults in metropolitan cities, breaks are precious commodities. If you have spent the whole morning in a cutthroat workplace negotiating a tough business
Olympus’ new camera is named after the original Pen F from 1963, and is billed as “the rangefinder that responds to your imagination.” The classic styling is certainly very evident, as is the inclusion of an OLED EVF, which sits on the left side of the camera body. Indeed, design and styling are clearly
New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has launched multiple account support for Android users and confirmed the return of SMS support in Messenger. To address this, we have launched a feature on Android to enable multiple people to log in and use Messenger from a single phone," an
By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mosquito-borne Zika virus, 'strongly suspected' of links to birth defects in babies in Brazil, has spread to more than 30 countries in the Americas. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak an international health
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible
With a premiere technology, Diffbot says it can help companies replace human labour for data gathering One of China’s most important Internet companies, Tencent, has teamed up with Silicon Valley’s Felicis Ventures to lead a US$10 million Series A round in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology startup
With a premiere technology, Diffbot says it can help companies replace human labor for data gathering One of China’s most important Internet companies, Tencent, teamed up with Silicon Valley’s Felicis Ventures to lead a US$10million Series A round into artificial intelligence (AI) technology startup
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proteger la privacidad de ciudadanos respetuosos de la ley es un pilar declarado de la candidatura presidencial del senador republicano Ted Cruz, pero su campaña está probando los límites de la recolección de datos de sus partidarios.
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police have made extensive use of covert devices to track cell phones without obtaining warrants since 2008, a civil liberties group said on Thursday, revealing how frequently law enforcement in the largest U.S. city has employed the technology.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The agency that decides what gets built and where along the California coast is facing questions about transparency after it pushed out its top executive in a closed-door vote and without a clear explanation of why the change was being made.
HONOLULU (AP) — A group building one of the world's largest telescopes wants to start construction no later than April 2018— even if that means it will have to build the telescope somewhere other than Hawaii.
Leave it to Elon Musk to make a company's stock jump nearly 5 percent a day after reporting widening losses - all in the middle of a market selloff. Musk's electric vehicle startup, Tesla Motors Inc, on Wednesday posted its eleventh straight quarterly loss, when analysts had expected a profit
Don’t let these early mistakes with your software process keep your fledgling company from success “I eventually had to rebuild the entire app again.” “I can’t launch because our developers are taking too much time.” “People will hate our company because of our app.” If this sounds like you, you are
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A blowout at a natural gas well that leaked uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said.
Alphabet Inc's self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. Thirty-six jobs related to the Google X car project were listed including engineers working on motion control, displays, robotics and sensors as well as managers charged
Uber said Thursday it has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle a pair of lawsuits challenging its promises on driver safety checks. The settlement submitted for approval in US District Court in Northern California called for the ride-share company to divvy up the cash between some 25 million customers
Feb. 11 -- Mark Suster, Upfront Ventures managing partner, comments on Andreessen Horowitz selling Lyft shares and discusses the state of the venture capital market with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg Television, is an investor
Feb. 11 -- Chuck Robbins, Cisco's chief executive officer, discusses what's behind Cisco's successful second-quarter earnings and sales growth forecast with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.
Feb 11 -- Upfront Ventures managing partner Mark Suster discusses Twitter’s turnaround plan with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Shares of online travel companies Expedia and TripAdvisor jumped Thursday following solid earnings announcements, as investors bet on the boost to leisure tourism from cheap oil. Expedia chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi cited the benefit of cheaper airfares as a boon to the online travel industry,
Feb 11 -- Upfront Ventures managing partner Mark Suster and Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson and Lucas Shaw discuss Pandora exploring a sale with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Feb 11 -- Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson reports on technology’s biggest market laggards on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union.
NEW YORK (AP) — Myspace still exists?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the ride hailing service misrepresented the quality of its safety practices and the fees it charged passengers, the company said on Thursday. The two proposed class action
NUEVA YORK (AP) — ¿Todavía existe MySpace?
FireEye Inc forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for the first quarter and said it expected growth in cyber security spending to slow this year. Shares of FireEye, which reported smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue, fell 3.4 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday. FireEye Chief Executive
HONOLULU (AP) — Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult.
WASHINGTON (AP) — El Congreso votó el jueves para bloquear permanentemente que los gobiernos estatales y municipales cobren impuestos por el acceso a internet, y los legisladores aprovecharon una oportunidad de año electoral para dejar claro que se oponen a la imposición de gravámenes en los servicios
Activision Blizzard Inc's revenue and profit for the holiday quarter missed market estimates, as strong sales of its latest "Call of Duty" videogame failed to offset lackluster demand for role-playing title "Skylanders: SuperChargers". "Call of Duty: Black Ops III"
Twitter shares skidded to all-time lows Thursday after its quarterly update failed to ease concerns that the messaging platform's growth initiatives are sputtering. At the end of the official trading day on Wall Street, Twitter shares were down 4.47 percent to $14.31, extending their long decline
Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. ...