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  • People pose with mobile devices in front of projection of Youtube logo in this picture illustration taken in Zenica
    YouTube not liable on copyright, but needs to do more: German court 3 minutes 57 seconds ago

    By Nikola Rotscheroth and Harro Ten Wolde DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German court reaffirmed on Wednesday that YouTube was only responsible for blocking copyright-infringing … More »YouTube not liable on copyright, but needs to do more: German court

    People pose with mobile devices in front of projection of Youtube logo in this picture illustration taken in Zenica

    By Nikola Rotscheroth and Harro Ten Wolde DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A German court reaffirmed on Wednesday that YouTube was only responsible for blocking copyright-infringing videos which had been brought to its attention, but the judicial panel said the Google video unit could do more to stop breaches. The Hamburg …

  • Emojis are shown in a handout photo. People around the world have pledged their love, expressed their frustrations and declared their pressing need for pizza in billions of tweets in the last two years, all using emojis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
    Emojis the modern day answer to cave paintings, one tweet and text at a time 8 hours ago

    "They fill in body language, tone of voice, that sense of emotional nuance that you lose when you have just text in formal communication," said Gretchen McCulloch, a … More »Emojis the modern day answer to cave paintings, one tweet and text at a time

    Emojis are shown in a handout photo. People around the world have pledged their love, expressed their frustrations and declared their pressing need for pizza in billions of tweets in the last two years, all using emojis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

    "They fill in body language, tone of voice, that sense of emotional nuance that you lose when you have just text in formal communication," said Gretchen McCulloch, a Montreal-based linguist and writer. The standards for emojis and other computerized text are controlled by the non-profit Unicode Consortium. The taco emoji …

  • People visit the Microsoft booth during the 2015 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei
    Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber Mon, 29 Jun, 2015

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology … More »Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

    People visit the Microsoft booth during the 2015 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. The moves mean Microsoft will focus on its growing search advertising …

  • A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden
    Exclusive: Amazon looks to offer loans to sellers in China, seven other countries Mon, 29 Jun, 2015

    Amazon.com Inc will start a business loan program for small sellers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and is looking to launch it this year in seven more countries including … More »Exclusive: Amazon looks to offer loans to sellers in China, seven other countries

    A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden

    Amazon.com Inc will start a business loan program for small sellers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and is looking to launch it this year in seven more countries including China. Amazon Lending, founded in 2012, plans to offer short-term working capital loans in other countries where it operates a third-party, seller-run …

  • A BMW emblem is pictured at the 2015 New York International Auto Show
    BMW manager: could imagine partnerships with IT firms 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    BMW is open to building cars for other companies such as Google or Apple, the automaker's production chief said on Wednesday, adding that there are currently no such … More »BMW manager: could imagine partnerships with IT firms

    A BMW emblem is pictured at the 2015 New York International Auto Show

    BMW is open to building cars for other companies such as Google or Apple, the automaker's production chief said on Wednesday, adding that there are currently no such talks. "We live in a world of partnerships," Oliver Zipse said in response to a question put to him at during a panel discussion about whether BMW could imagine …

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a final media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 26, 2015. EU leaders, in a second day of meetings, discussed migration, the Greek bailout and European defense. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    The European Union has agreed to end mobile roaming charges within two years and allow travellers with European phone plans to pay the same price for calls, text messages and data anywhere in the 28 EU nations. The deal, sealed by lawmakers and EU country representatives Tuesday, also means Internet users will be able …

  • (Reuters) - Playtech Plc, founded by Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, said it had agreed to buy currency trading platform Ava Trade for $105 million to expand its online trading platform. Millions in losses from the sudden removal of a long-held ceiling on the Swiss franc in January have spurred on a merger and acquisition …

  • Dubai said it would construct a small office building using a 3D printer for the first time, in a drive to develop technology that would cut costs and save time as the city grows. 3D printing, which uses a printer to make three-dimensional objects from a digital design, is taking off in manufacturing industries around …

  • A monthly look at what's scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada, Shomi and CraveTV:

  • Photo illustration of logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street in Madrid

    The city council of Sao Paulo, South America's largest metropolis, voted to ban the U.S.-based Uber ride-sharing service late Tuesday, the latest setback for the company after several countries took similar steps in recent months. City lawmakers decided 48-1 in favor of banning application-based private car services such …

  • By Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian student's legal battle against Facebook, accusing it of helping the U.S. security service collect personal data, suffered a setback after a Vienna court rejected his case on procedural grounds, both sides said on Wednesday. The law student is claiming 500 euros ($556) …

  • Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, poses for photographers before addressing the annual shareholders meeting in Mumbai

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Reliance Industries Ltd plans to invest about 2.5 trillion rupees ($39.3 billion) in digital initiatives, Chairman Mukesh Amabani said on Wednesday. He did not give a timeline. Ambani, India's richest man, was speaking at the launch of the Indian government's "Digital India Week", …

  • TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp said on Wednesday it had hired former LinkedIn Corp executive Deep Nishar as managing director of investments as the Japanese telecoms conglomerate targets growth overseas to counter a shrinking domestic market. Nishar will be based in San Carlos, California, and report to SoftBank …

  • (Reuters) - Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of India's Tata conglomerate, has bought a stake in online taxi-hailing firm Ola, the company said on Wednesday. Tata, a respected business leader who was the chairman of salt-to-software Tata Sons for more than two decades, has previously invested in start-ups …

  • By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global Fashion Group, the e-commerce firm backed by Kinnevik and Rocket Internet, has raised 150 million euros ($166.52 million) in funding, valuing the possible stock market flotation candidate at 3.1 billion euros ($3.45 billion). The financing round in Global Fashion Group, or …

 
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