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  • Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U.S. bankruptcy case, … More »Mt. Gox CEO won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case

    Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U.S. bankruptcy case, Mt. Gox lawyers told a federal judge on Monday. In the court filing, Mt. Gox lawyers cited a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Financial …

  • Bitcoin themed stickers stand attached to glass doors during the Inside Bitcoins: The Future of Virtual Currency Conference in New York
    Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation … More »Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange

    Bitcoin themed stickers stand attached to glass doors during the Inside Bitcoins: The Future of Virtual Currency Conference in New York

    (Reuters) - A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets.

  • Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara
    Erdogan challenges social media in top Turkish court Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan applied to Turkey's constitutional court on Friday to challenge the alleged violation of his and his … More »Erdogan challenges social media in top Turkish court

    Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara

    By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan applied to Turkey's constitutional court on Friday to challenge the alleged violation of his and his family's rights by social media, a senior official in his office told Reuters. Erdogan's government blocked Twitter and YouTube in March, drawing international …

  • The Apple logo is pictured at its flagship retail store in San Francisco
    Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming … More »Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords

    The Apple logo is pictured at its flagship retail store in San Francisco

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by employees suing the firms. Tech workers brought a …

  • A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th anniversary in Menlo Park, California
    Patent consortium Rockstar loses bid to move Google case Thu, 17 Apr, 2014

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by patent consortium Rockstar to transfer patent litigation from Google Inc's home … More »Patent consortium Rockstar loses bid to move Google case

    A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th anniversary in Menlo Park, California

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by patent consortium Rockstar to transfer patent litigation from Google Inc's home turf in California to Texas, according to a court ruling. Rockstar, which counts Apple Inc as an investor, outbid Google and paid $4.5 billion for thousands …

  • (Reuters) - A group of investors, which is seeking to buy Mt. Gox, has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. The investor group, which offered to take over the assets of Mt. Gox and revive it, has received backing from many creditors …

  • XBox One is seen on display at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November, the company said on Thursday. In January, the U.S. software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013. The console went on sale on November 22 in 13 countries, …

  • Weibo Corporation Chairman Charles Chao speaks during a visit to the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of Weibo's initial public offering (IPO) on The NASDAQ Stock Market in New York

    By Gerry Shih and Yimou Lee SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm's debut at Nasdaq's New York headquarters. Hours earlier in Beijing, Charles Xue, a Chinese-American venture capitalist and prominent Weibo user, celebrated a different kind of coming-out: …

  • A Michaels arts and crafts store is seen in San Diego, California

    (Reuters) - Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Thursday confirmed that there was a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers. The company said in January that it was working with federal law enforcement officials …

  • Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.'s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday. Weibo was launched four years ago by Chinese online media company Sina Corp. Weibo provides a Twitter-like service that allows users to post a feed of up to 140 Chinese characters to share with others. Weibo raised $285.6 million, …

  • FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2013, file photo, a passer-by walks near an entrance to a Target retail store in Watertown, Mass. Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Target is taking aim at rival Amazon by expanding a service that regularly delivers products to shoppers' homes. The nation's second-largest discounter started its subscription service in September by offering 150 baby products, like baby wipes and diapers, for delivery. Target is expanding that program …

  • Advanced Micro Devices Inc's first-quarter results beat expectations, sending its shares higher as the chipmaker tries to replace dwindling sales of PC chips with its processors for game consoles. With the PC industry shrinking for eight straight quarter due to consumers' preferences for tablets and smartphones, AMD is …

  • (Reuters) - Rockwell Collins Inc, maker of a key communications system for jets, is interested in joining a task force on improving global airline tracking to prevent further disappearances of planes like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, its chief executive said on Thursday. Chief Executive Officer Kelly Ortberg said the …

  • By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed to protect its data network against possible breaches, to encrypt highly sensitive information, or to use strong enough passwords, the Government Accountability Office said on Thursday. In addition to the cybersecurity failings, …

  • Wheeler and Pai testify before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FY2015 budget justification for the FCC, on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in a letter to Representative John Barrow, reaffirmed his plans to restrict how much spectrum the biggest U.S. carriers, Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, could buy in the auction scheduled for mid-2015. Wheeler's letter comes a day after AT&T, the No. 2 wireless …