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FBI calls on Twitter to do more to combat terrorism

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Operating System

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    Being frank not enough, Twitter needs to broaden portfolio 20 minutes ago

    Twitter Inc interim CEO Jack Dorsey's criticism of the company's efforts to woo new users may just be the first step to address its long-standing problems. To generate … More »Being frank not enough, Twitter needs to broaden portfolio

    Photo illustration of Twitter logo in front of stock graph

    Twitter Inc interim CEO Jack Dorsey's criticism of the company's efforts to woo new users may just be the first step to address its long-standing problems. To generate long-term earnings growth and satisfy investors, Twitter needs to broaden its portfolio and create an ecosystem of products similar to that of Google Inc …

  • A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris
    Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers: report 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used … More »Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers: report

    A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign. In a public report Wednesday, researchers …

  • A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York
    Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched its much-awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday. Windows 10, which comes almost three years after the launch … More »Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market

    A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York

    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched its much-awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday. Windows 10, which comes almost three years after the launch of the company's last operating system, will be available in 190 countries as a free upgrade for users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. …

  • Datatec to buy U.S. technology firm for $42 million 3 hours ago

    Datatec Ltd's Logicalis Inc unit has agreed to buy U.S.-based Advanced Technology Integration Group (ATIG) for $42 million, giving the South African IT firm a bigger … More »Datatec to buy U.S. technology firm for $42 million

    Datatec Ltd's Logicalis Inc unit has agreed to buy U.S.-based Advanced Technology Integration Group (ATIG) for $42 million, giving the South African IT firm a bigger presence in the Midwest. "ATIG is central to the consolidation of our position in that market," Datatec's Chief Executive Jens Montanana said. The acquisition …

  • The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou
    Alibaba cloud unit sets sights on Amazon in $1 billion global push 4 hours ago

    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it would invest $1 billion into its Aliyun cloud computing arm to challenge Amazon.com Inc's lucrative Web Services … More »Alibaba cloud unit sets sights on Amazon in $1 billion global push

    The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou

    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it would invest $1 billion into its Aliyun cloud computing arm to challenge Amazon.com Inc's lucrative Web Services division, opening a global front in the battle between the two e-commerce giants. With the global cloud computing market estimated by analysts to be worth …

  • Exhibitors prepare the Panasonic exhibit space ahead of the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas

    Japan's Panasonic Corp on Wednesday reported a 7 percent decline in first-quarter operating profit, missing analyst estimates, as sales fell in its appliances and housing technology businesses. Profit for April-June fell to 76.56 billion yen ($619.02 million) from the same period a year prior, compared with the 92.7 billion …

  • A view of Nokia's head offices in Espoo, Finland

    Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets. The device, showcased at an event in Los Angeles, takes video and audio in 360 degrees with eight sensors and microphones, and is the …

  • Woman walks past figure of "Mario" video game character at Nintendo centre in Tokyo

    Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday booked a profit for the April-June quarter, defying market expectations for a loss due to a weaker yen and strong sales of its "amiibo" figurines which are sold as accessories to its popular games. Nintendo swung to a first-quarter operating profit of 1.1 billion yen ($9.3 million) …

  • Workers prepare to hang LG Electronics logo as they build a booth as they prepare for the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent, plummeting below estimates, as sales of televisions and smartphones buckled under weaker demand and intense competition from rivals. LG, the world's No. 2 TV maker after Samsung Electronics Co …

  • Toshiba Corp Chairman of the Board Masashi Muromachi attends a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo

    Toshiba Corp said it would slash its interim chief executive's monthly salary for the next two months by 90 percent, including previously announced cuts, following revelations of improper accounting at the Japanese conglomerate. The company said on Wednesday it would reduce Masashi Muromachi's monthly salary by 50 percent …

  • This screen shot provided by Microsoft shows the Start page in Windows 10. With Windows 10, the start button functions the way it did with Windows 7 and earlier. The graphical start page from Windows 8 is embedded in that start button, so that it feels modern without chucking old habits. (Microsoft via AP)

    It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years. Windows 8 was Microsoft's way of modernizing personal computers, as smartphones and tablets grew more popular. Apps that weren't designed …

  • Handout image from the 3D virtual reality film "Henry"

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog. The company's pitch is to lure filmmakers to use the technology …

  • By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Critics have long lamented that Twitter Inc is difficult to use and has had trouble defining itself, which is why it has not expanded its audience. Add interim chief executive Jack Dorsey and Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto to the list of critics. While Wall Street dumped …

  • A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura

    "This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it," Jack Dorsey, who stepped in as interim chief executive on July 1, said on a call with analysts. Twitter said it had 304 million core users in the second quarter, up from 302 million in the prior quarter. Twitter's struggles to increase its audience worries investors, …

  • New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky speaks during the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit in New York

    By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky on Tuesday countered criticism from the bitcoin community that he may have generated consulting work for himself by issuing controversial regulations for virtual currency firms before he left his post. Lawsky, who departed last …

 
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