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  • An illustration photo shows a Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris
    Creator of Silk Road website faces sentencing for drug scheme 37 minutes ago

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road will be sentenced on Friday for orchestrating a scheme that enabled … More »Creator of Silk Road website faces sentencing for drug scheme

    An illustration photo shows a Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road will be sentenced on Friday for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, faces up to life in prison after a federal …

  • The sign hanging outside the Intel booth is seen at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas
    Intel nears $15 billion deal to buy Altera: NY Post 49 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Intel Corp is close to a deal to buy smaller chip maker Altera Corp for about $15 billion, the New York Post reported. The deal price could be as much … More »Intel nears $15 billion deal to buy Altera: NY Post

    The sign hanging outside the Intel booth is seen at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas

    (Reuters) - Intel Corp is close to a deal to buy smaller chip maker Altera Corp for about $15 billion, the New York Post reported. The deal price could be as much as $54 a share, a 15 percent premium over Altera's Thursday closing price of $46.97, the New York Post reported, citing a source close to the situation. Intel …

  • Daum Kakao buys Path assets for Indonesia growth, stock soars 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean messaging app operator Daum Kakao Corp said it has acquired social networking assets from U.S.-based Path Inc, giving … More »Daum Kakao buys Path assets for Indonesia growth, stock soars

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean messaging app operator Daum Kakao Corp said it has acquired social networking assets from U.S.-based Path Inc, giving it a strong presence in Indonesia and sending its shares surging 10 percent on its push to expand globally. While Daum Kakao owns South Korea's dominant chat …

  • The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington
    Exclusive: FCC poised to side with Verizon, AT&T in airwaves spat 4 hours ago

    By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. telecoms regulators are leaning toward rejecting a T-Mobile U.S. Inc request that more airwaves be set aside for smaller … More »Exclusive: FCC poised to side with Verizon, AT&T in airwaves spat

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington

    By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. telecoms regulators are leaning toward rejecting a T-Mobile U.S. Inc request that more airwaves be set aside for smaller wireless companies like itself to bid on during a government auction next year, according to people familiar with the matter. Such a decision, which could …

  • Exclusive: Equinix nears deal for Telecity - sources 6 hours ago

    U.S. data center company Equinix Inc is nearing a deal to acquire British peer Telecity Group Plc, according to people familiar with the matter, in a tie-up that would … More »Exclusive: Equinix nears deal for Telecity - sources

    U.S. data center company Equinix Inc is nearing a deal to acquire British peer Telecity Group Plc, according to people familiar with the matter, in a tie-up that would create the largest data center player in Europe. Equinix had previously offered 2.3 billion pounds ($3.5 billion) to convince Telecity to enter into negotiations. …

  • GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of video game products, reported better-than-expected profit and revenue, helped by strong sales of new releases such as "Mortal Kombat X" and "Evolve" and an increase in mobile game downloads. GameStop's shares rose 5.3 percent in extended trading after the company also forecast …

  • A man walks past Qualcomm stand while attending during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

    Avago Technologies Ltd's $37 billion deal to buy chipmaker Broadcom Corp creates new competitive challenges for Qualcomm and may force the world's largest mobile chip maker to radically rethink its own strategy. Qualcomm Inc , which has dominated the market for connectivity chips on smartphones, has been looking to …

  • (Reuters) - Avago Technologies Ltd on Thursday agreed to buy Broadcom Corp for $37 billion in the largest chip industry deal ever, turning a lesser-known company run by a ferocious dealmaker into one of the biggest industry players.

  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on FCC's proposed budget for 2016, in Washington

    The top U.S. communications regulator on Thursday revealed a plan to expand a government phone subsidy program for low-income Americans to begin covering broadband Internet access. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on June 18 to begin the process of revamping the $1.7 billion program, called Lifeline, …

  • Man passes Broadcom's Asia operations headquarters office at an industrial park in Singapore

    Avago Technologies Ltd agreed on Thursday to buy Broadcom Corp for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever, turning a lesser known company run by a ferocious dealmaker into one of the biggest industry players. Avago, which serves the wireless and industrial markets, is offering Broadcom shareholders $17 …

  • Uber drivers and their supporters protest in front of the offices of the Taxi and Limousine Commission in New York, Thursday, May 28, 2015. Uber and Lyft are pushing back against a New York City effort to regulate app-based car services. The proposal before the Taxi and Limousine Commission would require car services that riders can summon with their phones to comply with many of the rules that govern the yellow cabs they compete with. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Representatives of Uber and Lyft warned Thursday that a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services will stall innovation and threaten competition. The regulations "will be crushing to our thousands of drivers," Michael Allegretti, New York head of public policy for San Francisco-based Uber, said at …

  • Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during the Google I/O 2015 keynote presentation in San Francisco, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free. The online photo service announced Thursday is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives. Google will provide unlimited storage of all photos up to 16 megapixels …

  • FILE - In this file image released by HBO, Sophie Turner, as Sansa Stark, left, and Aidan Gillen, as Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish, appear in a scene from the HBO original series, "Game of Thrones." HBO Now, the premium channel's new online service for people who don't pay for cable, will be available through Android devices this summer. (AP Photo/HBO, File)

    HBO Now, the premium channel's new online service for people who don't pay for cable, will be available through Android devices this summer. HBO Now has been available since April for people to get the service through their iPhones, iPads or an Apple TV, or who were customers of New York-area cable provider Cablevision. …

  • Facing lawsuits and an industry crackdown, Superfish co-founder Adi Pinhas said he wants to find new uses for the company's powerful "visual search" software, which can recognize a picture and search for similar images without relying on text labels. Pinhas said he's closing Superfish and is promoting the technology through …

  • (Reuters) - Sally Beauty Holdings Inc confirmed that criminals used malware at some of its point-of-sale systems between March 6 and April 17. "... Payment card information of customers that used cards at affected U.S. Sally Beauty stores during this time may have been put at risk," the company said. The company began …

 
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