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  • A police officer is silhouetted against the Apple logo in Grand Central Terminal in New York
    Apple to replace AT&T in Dow industrials 37 minutes ago

    By David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc , the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the storied Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI>, replacing AT&T … More »Apple to replace AT&T in Dow industrials

    A police officer is silhouetted against the Apple logo in Grand Central Terminal in New York

    By David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc , the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the storied Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI>, replacing AT&T Inc , in a change that reflects the dominant position of iPhone maker in the U.S. economy and society. The decision to nudge aside AT&T, which has been part …

  • Computing, telecoms industries set on collision course 3 hours ago

    By Eric Auchard and Leila Abboud BARCELONA (Reuters) - Telecom network gear makers are on a collision course with Silicon Valley computing giants as software and cloud … More »Computing, telecoms industries set on collision course

    By Eric Auchard and Leila Abboud BARCELONA (Reuters) - Telecom network gear makers are on a collision course with Silicon Valley computing giants as software and cloud computing have begun to change the way operators from AT&T to China Mobile run their networks. As networks move to relatively standard hardware, formerly …

  • Customers enter the Fifth Avenue Apple store shortly after doors opened for iPhone 6 sales in Manhattan, New York
    Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers: WSJ 4 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches … More »Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers: WSJ

    Customers enter the Fifth Avenue Apple store shortly after doors opened for iPhone 6 sales in Manhattan, New York

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The transactions stemmed from breaches at retail giants including Home …

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of a screen displaying the IPhone 6 during a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino
    Apple lets companies fine-tune apps before watch debut: Bloomberg 4 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has allowed some companies to test their apps on its yet-to-be-launched Apple Watch and adjust the tools to the watch's design, Bloomberg reported. … More »Apple lets companies fine-tune apps before watch debut: Bloomberg

    Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of a screen displaying the IPhone 6 during a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has allowed some companies to test their apps on its yet-to-be-launched Apple Watch and adjust the tools to the watch's design, Bloomberg reported. Facebook Inc , United Continental Holdings Inc , BMW AG and others have spent weeks at Apple's headquarters, working with the smartwatch to test and …

  • Shopper wearing a mask rides an escalator past advertisements for Sharp Corp's Aquos television at an electronics shop in Tokyo
    Sharp asks turnaround fund for help, on top of aid from banks: source 5 hours ago

    By Ritsuko Ando and Taro Fuse TOKYO (Reuters) - Loss-making Sharp Corp has asked a domestic corporate turnaround fund to invest up to $250 million in capital - aid which … More »Sharp asks turnaround fund for help, on top of aid from banks: source

    Shopper wearing a mask rides an escalator past advertisements for Sharp Corp's Aquos television at an electronics shop in Tokyo

    By Ritsuko Ando and Taro Fuse TOKYO (Reuters) - Loss-making Sharp Corp has asked a domestic corporate turnaround fund to invest up to $250 million in capital - aid which would come on top of plans to tap its two main lenders for a second major bailout, a source said on Friday. Weak sales of smartphone screens in China, …

  • Google presents self-driving car in Mountain View

    The company at the forefront of the race, Google Inc, is creating intricate maps that detail every tree and curb along the road - an expensive endeavor that other companies could find difficult to match. Newer entrants such as ride-share service Uber and Apple Inc could take a shortcut and develop a car capable of piloting …

  • A SAP logo is seen at its offices in the CityWest complex, Dublin

    Business software maker SAP SE will cut about 2,250 posts, or around 3 percent of its global workforce, while creating a similar number in expanding parts of the company, as it accelerates a push to sell its products via the Internet. Last year SAP, Europe's largest software maker, which employs about 75,000 workers worldwide, …

  • Japan Display Inc said on Friday that it would build a new $1.4 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing plant, which a source said would supply smartphone screens for Apple Inc. The company did not name Apple, in line with its policy of not identifying clients. A person familiar with the matter said Apple would …

  • Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Ma reacts while giving a speech at National Taiwan University in Taipei

    By Krista Hughes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade office on Thursday called for a crackdown on website name registrars who fail to take action against sellers of illegal goods such as counterfeit medicines and warned that turning a blind eye puts public safety at risk. The U.S. Trade Representative also said it is …

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

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has opened an online store on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's fast-growing online marketplace, Tmall.com as it seeks to expand in China, an Alibaba spokesman said. Alibaba's Tmall offers virtual storefronts and payment portals to merchants. Several western retailers, including Zara owner Inditex, …

  • By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Venture firm Formation8 was dropped as a defendant in a U.S. civil lawsuit that accused one if its co-founders, Joe Lonsdale, of sexual assault, according to a court document filed Thursday. In the filing, attorneys for plaintiff Elise Clougherty did not explain their reasoning …

  • This Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 photo shows an Etsy mobile credit card reader, in New York. If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money. Founded in 2005, Brooklyn-based Etsy sells everything from a $110,000 antique desk from the 1800s to a $20 handmade antler pendant, and everything …

  • A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and coins are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday held its third auction of bitcoins seized from Ross Ulbricht, convicted of operating black-market website Silk Road, with a sale of 50,000 units attracting higher demand than the previous auction. The government had 14 registered bidders …

  • The CRTC is preparing to mete out a $1.1 million fine against a company it accuses of "flagrantly" flouting Canada's anti-spam legislation. Quebec-based corporate training company Compu-Finder has 30 days to contest the CRTC's ruling. The Compu-Finder case represents the first time the CRTC has sought to impose a financial …

  • File photo of a customer conducting a mobile money transfer inside the Safaricom mobile phone care centre in Nairobi

    Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked' to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and send and receive money - part of so-called 'financial inclusion'. In a report this week, the GSMA, …