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  • Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with a poster during an interview in Hong Kong
    CEO of Ashley Madison parent company steps down 7 minutes ago

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Noel Biderman, the chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company, has left the company effective immediately, Avid Life … More »CEO of Ashley Madison parent company steps down

    Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with a poster during an interview in Hong Kong

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Noel Biderman, the chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company, has left the company effective immediately, Avid Life Media said on Friday. "This change is in the best interest of the company and allows us to continue to provide support to our members and dedicated …

  • Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com., poses during a photo session in Tokyo on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company. The website, which facilitates extramarital affairs for a membership fee, was the victim of a cyberattack a month ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Eugene Hoshiko
    Ashley Madison founder, CEO Noel Biderman leaves company after hack 9 minutes ago

    Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company. Hackers leaked a list of names purported … More »Ashley Madison founder, CEO Noel Biderman leaves company after hack

    Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com., poses during a photo session in Tokyo on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company. The website, which facilitates extramarital affairs for a membership fee, was the victim of a cyberattack a month ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Eugene Hoshiko

    Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company. Hackers leaked a list of names purported to be users of Ashley Madison, claiming that the company refused to bow to their demands to close the site. The breach was a humbling moment for Ashley …

  • An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin
    U.S. court rules for government over NSA metadata collection program 11 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge's ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata … More »U.S. court rules for government over NSA metadata collection program

    An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge's ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata if it had gone into effect. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said there were not sufficient grounds for the preliminary injunction …

  • A woman uses a cash point machine at a HSBC bank in the City of London
    Payments glitch at HSBC leaves thousands of Britons without wages 17 minutes ago

    Thousands of Britons failed to receive their wages on Friday when a problem at Europe's biggest bank HSBC prevented some of its business customers from making … More »Payments glitch at HSBC leaves thousands of Britons without wages

    A woman uses a cash point machine at a HSBC bank in the City of London

    Thousands of Britons failed to receive their wages on Friday when a problem at Europe's biggest bank HSBC prevented some of its business customers from making payments. The glitch affected payments made by HSBC's business customers through Britain's BACS system, which processes electronic payments. "There has …

  • Vine Launches ‘Shazam-Style’ Music Discovery Tool
    Vine Launches ‘Shazam-Style’ Music Discovery Tool 23 minutes ago

    Short-form video network Vine is set to take on Shazam with a set of new music-centric tools. Vine, which is owned by Twitter, has introduced a ‘Featured Tracks’ tool … More »Vine Launches ‘Shazam-Style’ Music Discovery Tool

    Vine Launches ‘Shazam-Style’ Music Discovery Tool

    Short-form video network Vine is set to take on Shazam with a set of new music-centric tools. Vine, which is owned by Twitter, has introduced a ‘Featured Tracks’ tool that enables users to discover what song is playing in a video clip, similar to the function that music identification app Shazam is most famous for. Previously, …

  • Rocket Launch For UK Satellite Firm Inmarsat

    London-based satellite operator Inmarsat today launched its third Global Xpress satellite as it looks to expand its next-generation network. The new satellite will help deliver broadband speeds around 100 times faster than the company's incumbent satellite constellation I-4, parts of which are now more than 10 years old. …

  • Police in Halifax are warning people about a scam they allege has defrauded people who use the social networking app called WeChat. Police say they've received three complaints from users of the app who say they've been defrauded by people they met on the mobile text and voice messaging service.

  • Woman walks past a logo of Google at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing

    Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it had teamed up with Google Inc to help grow the use of mobile Internet and will get a share of the search site's advertising revenues in Russia. Under a strategic agreement, MTS will feature Google's voice search in its ad campaigns and retail stores, and a relevant …

  • 3D-Printed Microscopic ‘Fish’ Could Clean Toxins From Our Blood

    Scientists have created 3D-printed microscopic ‘fish’ that could be used to detoxify blood from within the human body. The tiny smart microbots are smaller than the width of a human hair, allowing them to ‘swim’ within the bloodstream, and have been produced using a new 3D-printed technique devised by Nanoengineers at …

  • 86% Of Internet Users Have Tried To Hide Their Identity Online

    The findings come shortly after the scandal surrounding the hacking and subsequent release of private user information from affair-facilitating website Ashley Madison. The Ashley Madison hack has once again thrown the issue of internet privacy into the limelight, especially where ‘sensitive’, potentially relationship-ending …

  • A general view of the lobby outside of the Carlyle Group offices in Washington

    U.S. private equity firm Carlyle is in advanced talks about buying Innovation Group for 40 pence a share in cash, valuing its equity at almost 500 million pounds ($769 million), the British software company said on Friday. Shares in Innovation Group, which have risen by 18 percent in the last 12 months, …

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Carter listens to questions during a news conference at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia

    By David Alexander NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet. The rapid development of new technologies is forcing the Pentagon to seek partnerships with …

  • The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company's headquarters in Tucheng, New Taipei city

    Iphone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will buy a 21 percent stake in Siliconware Precision Industries Co Ltd (SPIL), both firms said on Friday, days after another Taiwan-based Apple Inc supplier also said it wanted to buy into the chip packaging firm. The rivalry over SPIL, the industry's third-largest packager, …

  • A worker adjusts the logo at the stand of Huawei at the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover

    ((This August 27 has been corrected to mention June 30 in fifth paragraph)) LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] brought its youth-focused mobile phone brand Honor to Europe on Thursday with the launch of the Honor 7, a handset that has chalked up sales of more than 1.5 million in China since June. Huawei, …

  • Barcodes are seen on a package in London

    By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day. First used on a pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum in 1974 …

 
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