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  • The 'Stingray Vibes' music streaming app is shown in this undated handout photo. While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray Digital says all of those services fall short of expectations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Stingray Digital
    Stingray Digital piles into streaming music business with upcoming mobile app 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray … More »Stingray Digital piles into streaming music business with upcoming mobile app

    The 'Stingray Vibes' music streaming app is shown in this undated handout photo. While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray Digital says all of those services fall short of expectations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Stingray Digital

    While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray Digital says all of those services fall short of expectations. Just a few weeks after Apple Music launched in Canada, the Montreal-based company plans …

  • A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto
    Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel 3 hours ago

    Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work. … More »Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel

    A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto

    Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work. The new application, called RideWith, will use Waze's navigation system to learn the routes drivers most frequently take to work and match them up with people …

  • A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul
    Investors lower Samsung Electronics second-quarter expectations amid S6 doubts 8 hours ago

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround … More »Investors lower Samsung Electronics second-quarter expectations amid S6 doubts

    A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround for the South Korean giant, even though profit likely continues to recover from last year's troughs. After peaking in mid-March as favorable reviews …

  • LG Display to invest up to $803 million for new OLED panel line: newspaper 11 hours ago

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd plans to invest up to 900 billion won ($802.75 million) to build a new production line for small- and medium-sized … More »LG Display to invest up to $803 million for new OLED panel line: newspaper

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd plans to invest up to 900 billion won ($802.75 million) to build a new production line for small- and medium-sized organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays, the DongA Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday. The plant will produce flexible OLED panels used for smartphones …

  • Palestinian youth leaves Jawwal's company headquarters in Gaza City
    Hamas reopens office of Gaza's only mobile phone provider Sun, 5 Jul, 2015

    The Hamas-appointed attorney general in the Gaza Strip reopened the offices of the territory's only mobile phone provider on Sunday, five days after he ordered them closed … More »Hamas reopens office of Gaza's only mobile phone provider

    Palestinian youth leaves Jawwal's company headquarters in Gaza City

    The Hamas-appointed attorney general in the Gaza Strip reopened the offices of the territory's only mobile phone provider on Sunday, five days after he ordered them closed over alleged non-payment of taxes. Jawwal is a subsidiary of the Palestine Telecommunications Co. (PalTel), the largest listed company in the Palestinian …

  • File photo of humanoid robots working side by side with employees in the assembly line at a factory of Glory Ltd., a manufacturer of automatic change dispensers, in Kazo, north of Tokyo

    By Leika Kihara and Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's most pressing concerns - a shortage of labor and a need for growth. The 19 robots, which cost her employer Glory Ltd <6457.T> about 7.4 million yen …

  • Child plays video game Minecraft at the Minecon convention in London

    Not for them the rock stars or sporting heroes, but video gamers who have won millions of global followers piling up blocks in the Minecraft virtual world and who came to London for the Minecon convention on July 4 and 5. The 10,000 tickets sold made it the largest ever such event for a single video game. The fact those …

  • An Ontario court on Friday rejected the city of Toronto's request for an injunction to halt Uber's operations in Canada's largest city. Judge Sean Dunphy dismissed the application and said there was no evidence the company operates as a taxi broker, according to a copy of the ruling provided by Uber. "We are pleased with …

  • Swiss pilot Piccard takes a selfie in the Solar Impulse 2 plane during the 6th leg of the round the world trip from Chongqing to Nanjing

    (Reuters) - A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. The Solar Impulse 2 is the first aircraft to fly day and night without any fuel. Pilot Andre …

  • Walmart will offer grocery pickup for the first time in Canada starting next week at locations in the Ottawa area, and it says it's prepared to roll out the service to other cities if demand warrants. The $3 service will allow people to place orders through Walmart Canada's website. Simon Rodrigue, Walmart Canada's senior …

  • New Brunswick wants to reduce the amount of electronic waste that ends up in its landfills. The provincial government has posted proposed changes to a regulation under the Clean Environment Act to allow for public comment. The new rules would make industry responsible for managing their electronic products from the date …

  • DropTag Drive, from development firm Cambridge Consultants, is a small tag that is fixed to the inside of a car's windshield and continually monitors all vehicle accelerations and impacts during the hire period. The technology is based on an existing condition monitoring device that was developed by Cambridge Consultants …

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

    Russia's parliament gave its final approval on Friday to a law that would require Internet search engines to remove users' personal information from their results. The bill, passed by the State Duma lower house in its third reading, seeks to emulate European Union rules on the "right to be forgotten", under which search …

  • In an attempt to safeguard the tiny property from being destroyed, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust banned the implements from five attractions

  • FILE - This Thursday, June 25, 2015 file photo shows a striking taxi driver holding a placard which read, "Stop Uber, Stop listening," referring to the new US spying report in France, during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France. French authorities took two Uber managers into custody for questioning on Monday over "illicit activity" involving its low-cost service. The detentions came amid rising tensions between the government and the ride-hailing company, which culminated last week in a violence-marred taxi strike that blocked roads around the country. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

    Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers. It reflects the broader struggle of governments to keep up with fast-moving technology — and how to tax operations like Uber's and protect workers …

 
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