Back in late 2014, the Xiaomi Mi Band activity tracker hit the Singapore market with its cut-throat price tag and reliable core functionalities. The Xiaomi Mi Band wasn’t nearly as advanced as its peers, but it did all the basics right – steps tracking, distance tracking, and sleep tracking were paired
The world's most powerful particle smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, went offline after a weasel caused a short circuit on a high-voltage transformer.
New York, April 30 (IANS) The wait was finally over on Saturday when social media giant Facebook rolled out the much awaited Facebook and Messenger apps on Windows 10 after several months of beta testing. Facebook has also updated photo-sharing Instagram app for Windows 10 mobile. "Today, we are
Tokyo, April 30 (IANS) Information technology ministers of the G7 countries, during a meeting in Japan on Saturday, agreed to tackle the digital divide by bringing internet access to more people, and pushing for policies free of political censorship. The plan set out by the ministers of the G7 countries
PATNA, India (AP) — With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.
By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The secretive U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court did not deny a single government request in 2015 for electronic surveillance orders granted for foreign intelligence purposes, continuing a longstanding trend, a Justice Department document showed. The
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar system's formation and evolution, according to research published on Friday in the journal Science Advances. The
April 29 -- SK Ventures' Paul Kedrosky, a Bloomberg contributing editor, Cathie Wood, Ark Investment Management founder, and Bloomberg's Joseph Ciolli debate the future of Apple. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
April 29 -- The Olympics are coming to Snapchat. The app scored a deal with Comcast’s NBC to show highlights from the 2016 Summer Games, the first time the U.S. network has agreed to share video of the sporting contest. Bloomberg Intelligence's Jitendra Waral and Bloomberg's Gerry Smith have
A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling shareholder. The lawsuit, filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping .
(Reuters) - A recovered cellphone at the center of a dispute between the families of two Florida teens who went missing during a fishing trip will be examined by its manufacturer, Apple Inc, in an agreement hammered out during a hearing on Friday, according to a local media report. If Apple is able
GENEVA (AP) — It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel.
By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are close to agreeing on a partnership that could break boundaries between Silicon Valley and the auto industry in the race to develop self-driving cars, people familiar with the discussions said on Friday. Google, a unit
Yahoo Inc has shortlisted close to 10 bidders in the auction for its core Internet assets, including Verizon Communications Inc, with most offers involving cash rather than a combination with another company, according to people familiar with the matter. Some bidders that did not make the shortlist
April 29 -- Mark Rosekind, NHTSA administrator, discusses the road ahead for driverless cars with Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz and David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets."
April 29 -- LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner discusses the company's growth prospects and strategy with Bloomberg's Emily Chang.
April 29 -- In today’s "The Numbers Don’t Lie," Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu digs deep into Amazon's first-quarter results. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets"
By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rovi Corp, a provider of digital television guides, said on Friday it would buy video recorder pioneer TiVo Inc in a $1.1 billion deal that brings together two video software players with deep patent portfolios. The combined company, which will add Tivo's
April 29 -- The decline in Apple shares has taken an especially heavy toll on the ETF market. Bloomberg Intelligence's Eric Balchunas examines the damage done by a 16 percent selloff in Apple shares over the past two weeks. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
April 29 -- Tim Westergren, chief executive officer at Pandora, talks with Emily Chang about first-quarter results, expanding offerings with new on-demand and live event products, monetizing millennial customers, and working with record labels to expand the industry. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets
The European Union will scrap phone roaming charges outright on June 15, 2017 ending fees loathed by millions of holidaymakers and business travellers across Europe. "This is not only about Europeans saving money, this is about bringing down barriers in the digital single market". "We
April 29 -- Bloomberg's Julie Hyman and Bloomberg Intelligence's Eric Balchunas examine ETF's tracking the most talked about stocks on social media. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets."
April 29 -- Jeffrey Weiner, chief executive officer at LinkedIn, discusses development of the talent solutions business, focusing on assisting active job seekers, and protecting the company’s vision against increasing competition. He speaks with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg ‹GO›."