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    Police say criminals like Apple iPhones because of encryption

    (Reuters) - Some criminals have switched to new iPhones as their "device of choice" to commit wrongdoing due to strong encryption Apple Inc has placed on their products, three law enforcement groups said in a court filing.









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    Posted 2016/03/05 03:14:39

    Starboard to push for control of board in upcoming Yahoo talks: sources

    (Reuters) - Starboard Value LP, the activist hedge fund leading an investor revolt against Yahoo Inc's management team, will push for control of the company's board in talks scheduled for next week, according to people familiar with the matter.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 23:53:10

    Exclusive: Corus set to win shareholder vote for C$2.65 billion media deal - sources

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Corus Entertainment Inc's minority shareholders are set to approve its C$2.65 billion ($2 billion) bid for Shaw Communications Inc's media assets, despite vocal opposition from private equity firm Catalyst Capital, according to two sources familiar with the situation.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 23:14:57

    UK lawmakers say Facebook may have broken tax rules

    LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook said it would ditch a corporate structure that helps minimize its UK tax bill, prompting lawmakers and campaigners to ask whether the arrangement had ever complied with UK tax rules.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 19:59:38

    Telecom Italia wants deal with Metroweb investors in coming weeks: sources

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italian phone company Telecom Italia wants to reach an agreement with investors in fiber optic company Metroweb in coming weeks to development of a broadband network in Italy, two sources close to the matter said on Friday.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 19:57:34

    21st Century Oncology says investigating cyber breach

    (Reuters) - Cancer care provider 21st Century Oncology Holdings Inc said it was investigating a breach of its computer network, but had no indication that patient information had been misused.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 18:51:19

    Regulators propose stricter banking rules to cover cyber, fraud risks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global regulators have proposed stricter rules on how banks calculate the amount of capital they need to cover risks to operations from cyber attacks, fraud or hefty fines.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 15:06:06

    Online casino games maker NetEnt sees room for further expansion

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's NetEnt, which makes online slot machines and roulette games, wants to double its share of the global market to 30 percent despite doubts about whether it can sustain its rapid growth and an uncertain U.S. regulatory landscape.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 14:30:47

    Monitise says in early talks to sell content business

    (Reuters) - Mobile payment processor Monitise Plc said it was in early talks to potentially sell its marketing content business, Markco Media, in a bid to transition to cloud-based services.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 12:23:13

    U.S. tech companies unite behind Apple ahead of iPhone encryption ruling

    (Reuters) - Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc , Microsoft Corp , AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies filed legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the U.S. government.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 09:43:54

    Messaging app Line plans up to $3 billion dual IPO in New York and Tokyo: IFR

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Messaging app operator Line Corp, which is owned by South Korea's largest web portal operator, Naver Corp, plans an initial public offering of up to $3 billion in New York and Tokyo, IFR reported on Friday, citing people close to the deal.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 08:48:41

    Amazon drops encryption feature in Fire tablet software

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has quietly dropped support for disk encryption on its Fire tablets, saying the feature that secures devices by scrambling data was little used by customers.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 00:52:11

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce sues Seattle over Uber, Lyft ordinance

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce sued the city of Seattle on Thursday over an ordinance that allows drivers of ride-hailing apps Uber [UBER.UL] and Lyft to unionize, saying it violates federal antitrust laws.









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    Posted 2016/03/04 00:50:51

    Apple supplier Broadcom to slash 1,900 jobs globally

    (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd, the company created following the merger of Avago and Broadcom, said it would cut about 1,900 jobs globally across its businesses.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 22:59:27

    Google says its engineers working with UNICEF to map Zika

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Google engineers are working with U.N. child agency UNICEF to analyze data in an effort to map and anticipate the spread of the Zika virus, linked to birth defects among children in Brazil, the company said on Thursday.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 19:46:03

    Apple launches support page on Twitter, instantly gets 50k followers

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc launched a new Twitter account on Thursday dedicated to customer support, a move that expanded the company's social media presence and prompted immediate reaction from users complaining about their devices.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 17:53:24

    German court rules Facebook may block pseudonyms

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Facebook may prevent its users from using fake names, a German court said on Thursday, overturning a previous order from the Hamburg data protection authority.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 16:36:06

    Amazon launches two Alexa digital assistant-based gadgets

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Inc on Thursday introduced two new gadgets similar to its voice-controlled Echo speaker, which can be used to check the weather, order Domino's pizza or hail an Uber car.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 16:30:22

    Elliott Associates, affiliates take 8.88 percent stake in Qlik

    (Reuters) - Investor Elliott Associates and its affiliates reported a combined 8.88 percent stake in data analytics company Qlik Technologies Inc, sending its shares up 9.5 percent on Thursday.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 15:45:00

    Car makers talking with possible partners for mapping company: Audi CEO

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German luxury car makers are in talks with possible partners for digital mapping company HERE, Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler said on Thursday.









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    Posted 2016/03/03 14:32:59

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