PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
17 Apr 2015 10:18
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015 09:17
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015 10:33
NEW YORK CITY, US: MasterCard, Absa, Citibank Top the List.
20 Jan 2015 11:02
WASHINGTON DC, US: Vox Media, publisher of online news sites including The Verge and SB Nation, said on Monday it raised fresh capital, giving it a reported $380m value and fueling expansion plans...
3 Dec 2014 12:38
WASHINGTON, USA: A British-based online dating service admitted to US regulators that it created fake, computer-generated profiles to lure users into upgraded memberships.
30 Oct 2014 13:02
WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.
30 Oct 2014 11:28
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Shares in Twitter sank more than 12% this week as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.
29 Oct 2014 08:02
WASHINGTON, USA: Credit card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above being mugged or murdered, according to a Gallup survey released this week.
28 Oct 2014 10:35
WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.
27 Oct 2014 11:13
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.
24 Oct 2014 13:09
NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.
24 Oct 2014 12:46
WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.
23 Oct 2014 11:24
NEW YORK, USA: IBM reported a collapse of its third-quarter profits because of the $4.7bn cost of offloading its micro-chip business to GlobalFoundries.
21 Oct 2014 09:59
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The rise of smartphone use to access the internet has slowed the number of clicks on advertisements and cut into profits earned by Google in the third quarter of the year. revealed.
20 Oct 2014 09:47
NEW YORK, USA: A man accused of founding an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered $6bn for criminals, including child pornographers and drug traffickers, pleaded not guilty before a New York court this week.
15 Oct 2014 10:40
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices has asked a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts that it branded "oppressive and burdensome."
14 Oct 2014 10:00
WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises comes as the US technology sector is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.
13 Oct 2014 08:31
WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T will have to pay $105m to settle investigations that it added charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials confirmed.
9 Oct 2014 09:32
NEW YORK, USA: Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two separate, listed companies with its computer and printer businesses in one company and its corporate hardware and services operations in another.
7 Oct 2014 10:47
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Bidding for a rare prototype of Apple's new-generation iPhone 6 neared a whopping $100,000 on eBay, after the device appeared to have accidentally landed in a buyer's hands.
7 Oct 2014 10:20
NEW YORK, USA: Netflix has signed comic actor Adam Sandler to produce four films exclusively for the streaming video group, expanding its foray into cinema.
3 Oct 2014 10:09
NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.
2 Oct 2014 08:31
WASHINGTON, USA: Toyota said it is recalling about 690,000 Tacoma pick-up trucks in the United States to fix a suspension system flaw that could result in vehicle fires.
1 Oct 2014 12:20
NEW YORK, USA: US online auction company eBay announced plans to spin off PayPal in a move designed to help is compete in the fast-moving online payments segment.
1 Oct 2014 10:05
WASHINGTON, USA: Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend delivering 10m iPhone 6 unites in the first three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.
23 Sep 2014 10:05
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Samsung announced that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on 17 October.
22 Sep 2014 09:43
WASHINGTON, USA: Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released earlier this week.
19 Sep 2014 11:12
WASHINGTON, USA: The aerospace company Blue Origin has struck a deal to build a US-made rocket engine that aims to eliminate reliance on Russian engines for American satellite launches.
19 Sep 2014 10:56
WASHINGTON, USA: Apple is rolling-out new privacy protection for iPhones and iPads, with a system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.
19 Sep 2014 10:05