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    Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues 12 minutes ago

    Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his … More »Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues

    An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

    Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit. Other security researchers say Roberts - who was quoted by the FBI as saying he once caused "a sideways movement of the plane …

  • Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San Diego
    Charter nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable: sources 57 minutes ago

    Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest … More »Charter nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable: sources

    Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San Diego

    Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. A deal would create a major rival to Comcast Corp, the biggest U.S. operator in the …

  • Hundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber, say unfair competition 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service. The drivers say that Uber and other … More »Hundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber, say unfair competition

    Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service. The drivers say that Uber and other ride-sharing services evade the tax, registration and safety laws that regular cabs are subject to. Taxi drivers' leader Eleazar Romero told the rally …

  • This Wednesday, May 20, 2015 photo shows, Connor Franta's "Coming Out" video playing on YouTube displayed on a computer screen in Los Angeles. YouTube, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout May, has in recent years propped up YouTubers like Franta - "creators," the site calls them - who attract millions of subscribers that regularly watch their online videos and the advertising attached to them. Their popularity is still eclipsed by music videos, which continue to account for the site's most watched clips. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
    After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity with online video creators 7 hours ago

    The irony of a YouTube star drawing a massive crowd at a bookstore isn't lost on talent manager Andrew Graham. In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from … More »After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity with online video creators

    This Wednesday, May 20, 2015 photo shows, Connor Franta's "Coming Out" video playing on YouTube displayed on a computer screen in Los Angeles. YouTube, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout May, has in recent years propped up YouTubers like Franta - "creators," the site calls them - who attract millions of subscribers that regularly watch their online videos and the advertising attached to them. Their popularity is still eclipsed by music videos, which continue to account for the site's most watched clips. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    The irony of a YouTube star drawing a massive crowd at a bookstore isn't lost on talent manager Andrew Graham. In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion visual menagerie. "If you're trying to reach that audience of girls gathered downstairs, YouTube is the venue …

  • Daimler flags are seen at the annual shareholder meeting in Berlin
    Daimler teams up with China's Baidu in connected cars drive 9 hours ago

    German carmaker Daimler is to make software from web services company Baidu available in its Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars as part of a trend of deepening ties between carmakers … More »Daimler teams up with China's Baidu in connected cars drive

    Daimler flags are seen at the annual shareholder meeting in Berlin

    German carmaker Daimler is to make software from web services company Baidu available in its Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars as part of a trend of deepening ties between carmakers and consumer technology companies. Carmakers are seeking to extend information and entertainment services available in vehicles, as well as smartphone …

  • Employee works at a Shuangwei factory in Putian

    By John Ruwitch PUTIAN, China (Reuters) - Criticized and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source. In the coastal city of Putian, in Fujian province, Alibaba …

  • Shareholders arrive for the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin

    Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables. The move forms part of a broader push by Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, as well as rival German carmakers …

  • The Blackberry sign is pictured in Waterloo

    BlackBerry says it's laying off an unspecified number of employees across its global operations as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company said the job cuts will affect people who made the hardware, software and applications for its phones, which include …

  • BlackBerry chief executive John Chen is shown speaking at the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce on the company's turnaround strategy in a question-and-answer event in Kitchener on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hannah Yoon

    BlackBerry chief executive John Chen took a major pay cut last year as he worked to turn around the money-losing company. The head of the Waterloo, Ont.,-based technology firm saw the value of his total pay package drop 96 per cent to US$3.4 million in the company's latest financial year, which ended Feb. 28. Most of …

  • (Reuters) - An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said on Friday. AdultFriendFinder.com, part of Sunnyvale, California-based FriendFinder Networks Inc, said it had contacted law enforcement, …

  • Illuminated stock graph is seen on a Blackberry logo on a Blackberry smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Zenica

    (Reuters) - Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business. BlackBerry, which reported a 16.8 percent fall in quarterly revenue in March, had about 6,225 full-time employees as of Feb. 2015, according …

  • By Andrea Shalal SPRINGFIELD, Va. (Reuters) - Much about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency remains classified, but the U.S. spy agency that maps and analyzes the earth is opening up more than ever, from sharing computer source code on a public website to tapping new sources of intelligence. The NGA's director, …

  • The sign outside the Oculus VR booth is seen at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own, according to a lawsuit filed this week. The plaintiff, …

  • Salesforce sign is seen during the company's annual Dreamforce event, in San Francisco

    Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Microsoft was willing to offer about $55 billion for the world's biggest maker of online sales software. Salesforce founder and Chief Executive Marc Benioff …

  • Photo illustration of Uber logo on a smartphone in front of a displayed logo of HERE, Nokia Oyj's map business, in Zenica

    By Andreas Cremer and Arno Schuetze NECKARSULM, Germany (Reuters) - The contest for Nokia's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Navinfo, people familiar with the process said. Finland's Nokia has started …

 
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