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  1. Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
    Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

    Sony said it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch.

  2. New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge
    New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

    When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges.

Technology News

  1. LED makers get smart to rise above price war and growth cliff

    LED makers get smart to rise above price war and growth cliff

    By Maria Sheahan
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lighting companies like Philips and Osram are scrambling to develop more advanced technology as a price war for LED bulbs threatens to eat into pr...

  2. Apple, Pfizer, others form 'go slow' U.S. patent lobby group

    Apple, Pfizer, others form 'go slow' U.S. patent lobby group

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major U.S. companies including Ford, Apple and Pfizer have formed a lobbying group aimed at pushing back at some changes to the patent system members of Congress have proposed, ...

  3. Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

    Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

    Angkor Wat (Cambodia) (AFP) - Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.

  4. Founder of 'Russian Facebook' retracts resignation

    Moscow (AFP) - The founder of Russia's top social network, Pavel Durov, retracted his resignation from VKontakte on Thursday, hinting that news of his departure had been an April Fools' joke.

  5. EU Parliament votes to end roaming, protect 'net neutrality'

    EU Parliament votes to end roaming, protect 'net neutrality'

    By Foo Yun Chee
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament voted to end mobile phone roaming fees by 2016 and barred telecoms operators from prioritizing some Internet traffic over ot...

  6. EU Parliament votes to end roaming fees by 2016, protect 'net neutrality'

    EU Parliament votes to end roaming fees by 2016, protect 'net neutrality'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of ending mobile phone roaming fees on Thursday, a move that will cheer Europe's consumers even as it frustrates telecoms co...

  7. EU's Almunia sees Telefonica's E-Plus decision in June

    EU's Almunia sees Telefonica's E-Plus decision in June

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators hope to decide by June whether to clear Telefonica's bid for KPN's E-Plus unit in Germany, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday.
    The deal, which ...

  8. Turkey's Erdogan criticises court ruling lifting Twitter ban

    Turkey's Erdogan criticises court ruling lifting Twitter ban

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Friday criticised a constitutional court ruling lifting a ban on Twitter, saying the court should have rejected an application to restore ...

  9. Turkey's Erdogan says lifting of Twitter ban should be overturned

    Turkey's Erdogan says lifting of Twitter ban should be overturned

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a constitutional court ruling lifting a ban on Twitter was wrong and should be overturned.
    "The constitutional c...

  10. Alibaba's Jack Ma invests $532 million in financial software firm

    Alibaba's Jack Ma invests $532 million in financial software firm

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Jack Ma, the founder of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's biggest e-commerce firm, will pay 3.3 billion yuan ($531.78 million) to take a controlling share of financial...

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