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  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after event at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia
    Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decide 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to unemployment, but she said each city had to decide how to deal with the … More »Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, let cities decide

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures during news conference after event at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to unemployment, but she said each city had to decide how to deal with the service that has riled conventional taxi drivers. Brazil's three major cities Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia have all moved to ban the mobile app …

  • Several top baby monitors lack basic security, vulnerable to hackers, report says 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to … More »Several top baby monitors lack basic security, vulnerable to hackers, report says

    Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm. In addition, a hacked camera could provide access to other Wi-Fi-enabled devices in a person's home, such as a personal …

  • A police helicopter flies past a UAV drone Quadcopter which was flying over a post-march street celebration in west Baltimore, Maryland
    FAA names two new officials to lead on drone policy 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday named two new officials to lead its effort to incorporate commercial unmanned aerial systems, or drones, into the U.S. … More »FAA names two new officials to lead on drone policy

    A police helicopter flies past a UAV drone Quadcopter which was flying over a post-march street celebration in west Baltimore, Maryland

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday named two new officials to lead its effort to incorporate commercial unmanned aerial systems, or drones, into the U.S. airspace. Hoot Gibson, an aviation expert who has been involved in development of a next-generation air transportation system for the United States, was …

  • Apple wants to guide news consumption with News app, partnerships with 50 news companies 3 hours ago

    Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news. The iPhone maker has forged partnerships with CNN, National Geographic and others — more than 50 companies … More »Apple wants to guide news consumption with News app, partnerships with 50 news companies

    Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news. The iPhone maker has forged partnerships with CNN, National Geographic and others — more than 50 companies so far, representing hundreds of outlets. Apple will launch a News service on iPhones and iPads as part of a free software update this month.

  • FILE - This is a Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 file photo of a woman as she passes an installation with curved screens, displayed by Samsung at the consumer electronic fair IFA in Berlin, Germany. Europe’s flagship gadget show, the IFA in Berlin, opens its doors to the public on Friday Sept. 4, 2015 . Almost 1,500 companies and over 250 000 people are expected to visit the event, which runs through Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
    Report: Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise, some handsets infected at sale 3 hours ago

    BERLIN - Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bou … More »Report: Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise, some handsets infected at sale

    FILE - This is a Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 file photo of a woman as she passes an installation with curved screens, displayed by Samsung at the consumer electronic fair IFA in Berlin, Germany. Europe’s flagship gadget show, the IFA in Berlin, opens its doors to the public on Friday Sept. 4, 2015 . Almost 1,500 companies and over 250 000 people are expected to visit the event, which runs through Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    BERLIN - Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.

  • Amazon's futuristic "Dash" buttons appear here to stay. Last month, Amazon launched the "Dash" buttons — adhesive buttons designed to stick on any household surface near where you may need to reorder products — for about 18 brands, ranging from Bounty paper towels to Tide detergent. The buttons are available to members …

  • Huawei CEO Yu presents the new Mate S ahead the of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin

    By Harro Ten Wolde and Nadine Schimroszik BERLIN (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] unveiled a new smartphone on Wednesday, taking aim at the high end of the market, which is dominated by Apple and Samsung Electronics. The Mate S, launched on the sidelines of Europe's biggest consumer electronics show, IFA, …

  • The Amazon.com Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said its 'Dash' button, which allows customers to place orders instantly, will now be effectively free. The 'Dash' button, launched earlier this year, allows Amazon's Prime members to order a product with just a push, using a WiFi connection, and can be hung or hooked anywhere in the home.

  • A photograph of the Bublcam at the office of Bubl Technology Inc. in Toronto on Friday, February 13, 2015. Bubl Technology Inc., the Canadian developer of Bublcam 360-degree cameras, is making changes to its executive structure after securing $4.6 million from a team of investors that includes technology giant Samsung. The Toronto-based company is scheduled to announce today that its founder Sean Ramsay will leave his post as chief executive officer and assume the role chief innovation officer as he turns his attention solely to building the product and the technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

    Bubl Technology Inc., the Canadian developer of Bublcam 360-degree cameras, is making changes to its executive structure after securing $4.6 million from a team of investors that includes technology giant Samsung. The Toronto-based company announced Wednesday that its founder, Sean Ramsay, will leave his post as chief …

  • Now, two companies have the latest in wearable pet technology: collars that can check for a fever, monitor pulse and respiration, and even indicate if your pet is in pain. PetPace, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, has a medical collar that can measure a dog's vital signs and other information to look for signs of pain. …

  • By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes have won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia's maps business for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The deal, which was announced in early August, was on the FTC's list of uncontroversial …

  • The Twitter logo is shown at its corporate headquarters  in San Francisco

    (Reuters) - Microblogging website operator Twitter Inc said it had expanded its self-service ads platform to more than 200 countries and territories from 33 countries. Small and medium-sized businesses can now reach their target audiences on Twitter in 15 languages, Twitter said in a blog post on Wednesday. (http://bit.ly/1hygFYa) …

  • TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli specialty chip manufacturer TowerJazz and its joint venture with Panasonic have developed radio frequency (RF) technology that can improve battery life and boost data rates in fourth generation (4G) smartphones. The technology can reduce power losses in a radio frequency switch by as much as …

  • A new report claims a wide array of Internet-connected baby monitors do not have basic cybersecurity protections that would prevent outside hackers from accessing video feeds into unsuspecting people’s homes. The report released Wednesday by Mark Stanislav, a senior security consultant at the information security firm …

  • By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cyber security software firm Tanium has raised $120 million from investment firms as more U.S. federal agencies rely on its technology to fend off attacks from nation-states and hackers, the company announced Wednesday. Tanium closed the round - its third in just more than …

 
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