Japan's Sony Corp on Tuesday forecast operating profit to rise just 2 percent this business year, after the electronics maker partially halted production of its cash-cow image sensors last month to assess quake damage at one of its plants. Sony expects profit of 300 billion yen ($2.75 billion) for
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Pushing its virtual reality (VR) dreams, social media giant Facebook on Tuesday acquired Edinburgh-based company Two Big Ears that specialises in spatial 3D audio in cinematic and gaming experiences. Facebook will make the Two Big Ears' "3Dception" technology free
By Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - For two decades, Noe Sanchez sent money from California to his father in Mexico City through storefront outlets of traditional remittance firms such as Western Union. Now he grabs his smartphone and uses Remitly, one of several new competing mobile apps
Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying ...
Facebook on Monday said it was making changes aimed at keeping political bias out of its "trending" stories list even though an internal investigation revealed no evidence it was happening. "Our investigation has revealed no evidence of systematic political bias in the selection or prominence
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Heating up the race of thin, lightweight and high-performance laptops, HP Inc's latest offering - ultrabook Envy 13 - may take Indian consumers by surprise with its looks. A notebook with comfortable keyboard, decent speakers and a fingerprint sensor, the Rs.70,000 (starting
By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency. The company said
While old stalwarts like Dropbox and iCloud offer serviceable solutions, the industry is filled with other high-quality solutions As the need for faster information transmission and greater software capacity keeps rising, numerous advanced storage solutions have emerged over the last few years. Today
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed.
May 23 -- Google's Group Product Manager Amit Fulay discusses the company's push for smarter artificial intelligence with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson at Google's annual I/O developer conference.
May 23 -- Mark Walker, JackThreads chief executive officer, discusses the company's business strategy with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." Ben Lerer, Thrillist's chief executive officer and Lerer Hippeau Ventures managing partner, also comments.
May 23 -- Ben Lerer, Thrillist's chief executive officer and Lerer Hippeau Ventures managing partner, discusses the future of digital media with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
By Raju Gopalakrishnan MANILA (Reuters) - More than three months have passed since $81 million was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank and sent to Manila – yet authorities in the Philippines appear no closer to nabbing those who laundered most of the money through a bank
May 23 -- Andrew Ng, chief scientist at Baidu, and Bloomberg's Jack Clark discuss voice-based communications, the challenges of artificial intelligence and the advances in speech recognition. They speak to Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
May 23 -- Ramji Srinivasan, Counsyl's co-founder and chief executive officer, discusses the future of biotechnology with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." Ben Lerer, Thrillist's chief executive officer and Lerer Hippeau Ventures managing partner, also comments.
May 23 -- Ben Lerer, Thrillist's chief executive officer and Lerer Hippeau Ventures managing partner, comments on Apple's plans to outfit next year’s version of the iPhone with a brighter, higher-definition screen. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
Streaming leader Spotify said Monday that its losses deepened last year even as the company topped $2 billion in revenue amid the global boom in online music. The Swedish company founded in 2008 has been at the forefront of the music industry's turn to streaming, which offers unlimited music on
May 23 -- Recon Capital Partners' Kevin Kelly discusses the recent performance of stocks and his options strategy for Apple. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets."
May 23 -- Apple needs new features to rekindle growth while the smartphone market slows as consumers take longer to upgrade their handsets. A new screen may help Apple foster future growth. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say nine health chiefs and tech giant Hewlett Packard are being probed on suspicion of wrongdoing in a health services contract that cost the state 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million).
Ride-hailing service Lyft says it's testing a feature that would let users schedule a trip up to 24 hours in advance. While many commercial taxi and car services let passengers reserve a ride in advance, ...
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp filed a multibillion-dollar copyright lawsuit against Google because Oracle failed in its own attempts to enter the smartphone market, a Google attorney said in closing arguments on Monday. In a retrial at U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Oracle
The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family, Secretary of State Colin Powell and others, is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges. ...
FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will probably culminate in a sit-down ...
McLEAN, Virginia, EE.UU. (AP) — Un hacker rumano conocido como Guccifer, acusado de infiltrarse en cuentas de correo electrónico de la familia Bush, el ex secretario de Estado Colin Powell y otros, presentará su alegato de culpabilidad por cargos federales en una corte en Virginia.