San Francisco (AFP) - The majority of US smartphone owners compulsively check handsets at least hourly, according to survey results released on Tuesday by mobile security firm Lookout.October 23, 2013, 3:57 am
BERLIN (AFP) - A German state has banned Facebook contact between students and teachers, citing the social media network's storage of personal data for commercial purposes, officials said Tuesday.October 23, 2013, 3:12 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is turning to top economic adviser, Jeffrey Zients, to manage the government's repair of its troubled new health care website.
BEIJING (AFP) - China's state-run broadcaster launched a broadside against South Korean electronics giant Samsung, the latest foreign brand to be castigated by authorities in the world's second-largest economy.October 23, 2013, 2:43 am
(Reuters) - Jefferies Group Inc has hired Citigroup banker Tom Mazzucco as managing director and head of Internet investment banking, according to a source familiar with the matter.
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese state broadcaster CCTV claimed Tuesday its Twitter account had been "targeted", after a tweet appeared saying a former security chief was being probed for graft.October 23, 2013, 2:35 am
Prague (AFP) - US online giant Amazon said Tuesday it would open two distribution centres in the Czech Republic by the end of 2014, a month after its German employees went on strike over pay.October 23, 2013, 2:28 am
Tokyo (AFP) - Robot researchers in Japan have proved what entertainers from Elvis Presley to Miley Cyrus knew all along: the secret is in the hips.October 23, 2013, 1:45 am
By Angela Moon and Jennifer Ablan
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has cashed in big on Netflix Inc, taking advantage of a 457 percent gain in its shares since he bo...
By Ryan Vlastelica and Angela Moon
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors turned on Netflix Inc on Tuesday, reversing early gains in a flurry of selling that bore the hallmark of momentum trade...
By Ryan Vlastelica
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors turned on Netflix Inc on Tuesday, reversing early gains in a flurry of selling that bore the hallmark of momentum traders getting out o...
By Poornima Gupta and Edwin Chan
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc will give away operating and work software free to Mac computer users, challenging Microsoft Corp's near-stranglehol...
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - European Union lawmakers on Tuesday urged heads of state and government to endorse a proposal for beefed-up data privacy laws ahead of a summit in Brussels later this week.October 23, 2013, 12:41 am
By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Millions of mobile phones are shipped to Africa every month, but a South African company hopes to rival the likes of Samsung and Nokia ...
MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia is set to shelve a plan to separate its domestic fixed-line phone network while key shareholder Telefonica decides whether or not to increase its voting stake, people ...October 22, 2013, 11:45 pm
By Luke Baker
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google, Facebook and other U.S. technology companies have been given a wake-up call with moves by Europe to impose stricter rules on data protection, ...
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