Tech & science

Lazaridis to keep BlackBerry stake, focus on new venture

Lazaridis to keep BlackBerry stake, focus on new venture

By way of Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis mentioned on Thursday he has no plans to sell his stake in the smartphone maker whilst he steps down from the board to center of attention on a brand new quantum computing funding fund. BlackBerry, previously Analysis In […]

 
 

EU regulator monitors Apple iPad and iPhone distribution

EU regulator monitors Apple iPad and iPhone distribution

By using Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is looking into potential antitrust violations involving the distribution of Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads, after receiving what sources stated have been casual complaints from telecoms operators. The complaints contain handset subsidies and advertising that the sector's most useful […]

 
 

Microsoft did not violate Google patent: ITC judge

Microsoft did not violate Google patent: ITC judge

Through Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp did not violate a patent owned through Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility when it made its in style Xbox, an administrative legislation judge at the World Alternate Fee stated in a preliminary decision issued on Friday. A ultimate ITC decision in the case […]

 
 

BlackBerry shares dive on reports of muted U.S. debut for Z10

BlackBerry shares dive on reports of muted U.S. debut for Z10

By way of Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – Shares of BlackBerry fell virtually eight percent on Friday after stories of a flat response to the launch of its new Z10 smartphone in the vitally necessary U.S. market. The neatly-reviewed instrument, whose success is crucial if BlackBerry is to reestablish itself […]

 
 

Samsung Galaxy S4 blitz may prompt Apple rethink

Samsung Galaxy S4 blitz may prompt Apple rethink

Through Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Samsung's newest, function-packed Galaxy S4 may put power on Apple Inc to accelerate its % of smartphone design and venture into more cost effective gadgets – each departures from basic observe. The latest Galaxy, unwrapped with a lot fanfare in New York on […]

 
 

Google’s Schmidt to visit Myanmar, an untapped telecoms market

Google’s Schmidt to visit Myanmar, an untapped telecoms market

By using Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Google Inc Govt Chairman Eric Schmidt, who visited North Korea in January, will change into the first excessive-profile tech firm govt to consult with Myanmar within the wake of reforms that induced Western countries to ease sanctions following a long time of […]

 
 

SEC says funds need not report all social media postings

SEC says funds need not report all social media postings

(Reuters) – Mutual money regulators are suffering from Twitter overload. Many cash firms, which might be required to file merchandising and promotional materials for regulatory evaluation, have additionally been sending over all of their posts on Fb, Twitter and different social media networks. However on Friday, the Securities and Trade […]

 
 

Google Snitched on Microsoft Who Must Now Pay a $732 Million Fine

The tired spat between Google and Microsoft just received much more fascinating after reviews that the search large tipped off European authorities to antitrust concerns, a tip with the intention to now cost the Windows-maker just about 1000000000 bucks. When information of the positive levied by the European Union’s competition watchdog […]

 
 

Google reportedly inks deal with Warner for streaming music service

Rumors surrounding Google’s (GOOG) inevitable entry into the subscription-based totally streaming song area continue to swirl. Following a report claiming that Google hopes to launch the new track services and products this 12 months, Billboard claims that the company has inked a maintain major music label Warner Song Staff. The […]

 
 

Trips to the moon and Mars are catching on

Trips to the moon and Mars are catching on

Science editor Alan Boyle’s blog: Promoting journeys to the moon? Sending astronauts to Mars and again? Meet the oldsters who need to turn these science-fiction goals into reality by means of the top of the decade.

 
 

Icahn builds Dell stake, complicating buyout: CNBC

Icahn builds Dell stake, complicating buyout: CNBC

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn has built a stake of round 100 million shares in Dell Inc and wants the private computer maker to conduct a leveraged recapitalization, complicating founder Michael Dell's effort to take the company personal, CNBC suggested. Icahn, who is famous for shaking […]

 
 

Facebook taps Genentech veteran for board

Facebook taps Genentech veteran for board

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc appointed a former Genentech government to its board of administrators on Wednesday, the social networking firm's newest transfer to increase its boardroom following its preliminary public providing ultimate Could. Susan Desmond-Hellman, the Chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco, turns into Facebook's ninth […]

 
 

Rethinking objects and form are key to 3D printing revolution

Rethinking objects and form are key to 3D printing revolution

LEUVEN, Belgium (Reuters) – 3D printing has already modified the sport for manufacturing specialized products akin to clinical devices but the actual revolution will come when designers start to rethink the shapes of objects. 3D printing gets rid of the constraints of the manufacturing process from the equation, which means […]

 
 

GM to open fourth U.S. tech center, hire 1,000 people

GM to open fourth U.S. tech center, hire 1,000 people

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co will open a fourth U.S. data expertise middle as part of its plan to convey that work in-house and enhance the automaker's effectivity and productivity. GM said on Wednesday it could hire 1,000 folks, including device developers, database specialists and industry analysts, to staff […]

 
 

Google not liable for vanity search results: Court

Google not liable for vanity search results: Court

(Reuters) – A Wisconsin lady trying to protect her "healthful" picture failed to persuade a federal appeals courtroom to carry Google Inc liable as a result of searches for her title may lead individuals to commercials for medication to deal with sexual dysfunction. The seventh U.S. Circuit Court docket of […]