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Large Silicon Valley tech firms settle anti-poaching lawsuit

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On the Firing Line with Ars Technica

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Supersized iPad Rumored for September 9 Event

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  • LikeBlockr App mirrors Instagram without the likes and follows 8 hours ago

    Like many of us, one of the first things Dan Zimmerman does each morning is roll over and check his phone. At first, these daily perusals were simply a random scrolling … More »LikeBlockr App mirrors Instagram without the likes and follows

    Like many of us, one of the first things Dan Zimmerman does each morning is roll over and check his phone. At first, these daily perusals were simply a random scrolling through his social media feeds, a like here, a comment there. The daily barrage of celebrity Facebook and Instagram feeds accompanied by sometimes tens …

  • A staff member from DJI Technology Co. demonstrates a Phantom 2 Vision+ drone inside his office in Shenzhen, China, on December 15, 2014. British Columbia is getting tough on drones after unmanned aerial vehicles grounded aircraft fighting wildfires this summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kin Cheung
    B.C. asks for tougher regulations after drones hamper wildfire fights 9 hours ago

    British Columbia wants Ottawa to get tough on drones after unmanned aerial vehicles grounded aircraft fighting wildfires this summer. The province has asked Transport … More »B.C. asks for tougher regulations after drones hamper wildfire fights

    A staff member from DJI Technology Co. demonstrates a Phantom 2 Vision+ drone inside his office in Shenzhen, China, on December 15, 2014. British Columbia is getting tough on drones after unmanned aerial vehicles grounded aircraft fighting wildfires this summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kin Cheung

    British Columbia wants Ottawa to get tough on drones after unmanned aerial vehicles grounded aircraft fighting wildfires this summer. The province has asked Transport Canada to strengthen regulations around drones and impose stiffer penalties for violators, said Mike Morris, parliamentary secretary to the minister of forests. …

  • German media group Bertelsmann CEO Rabe addresses annual news conference in Berlin
    Bertelsmann nears investment in HotChalk: sources 9 hours ago

    Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, Europe's largest media group, is close to acquiring a minority stake in learning technology firm HotChalk, according to people familiar with … More »Bertelsmann nears investment in HotChalk: sources

    German media group Bertelsmann CEO Rabe addresses annual news conference in Berlin

    Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, Europe's largest media group, is close to acquiring a minority stake in learning technology firm HotChalk, according to people familiar with the matter, as the educational technology sector continues to grow. Bertelsmann is leading a funding round that could value the Campbell, California-based …

  • The new Jeep Renegade is seen during the first press day ahead of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva
    Fiat Chrysler U.S. to recall 7,810 SUVs to prevent hacking 10 hours ago

    The announcement by FCA US LLC, formerly Chrysler Group LLC, comes more than a month after the company recalled about 1.4 million vehicles in the United States for the … More »Fiat Chrysler U.S. to recall 7,810 SUVs to prevent hacking

    The new Jeep Renegade is seen during the first press day ahead of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

    The announcement by FCA US LLC, formerly Chrysler Group LLC, comes more than a month after the company recalled about 1.4 million vehicles in the United States for the software update. FCA said on Friday that it was unaware of any injuries related to software exploitation. The recalled vehicles include 2015 Jeep Renegade …

  • Christian Slater enjoying critical buzz for cyberpunk thriller 'Mr. Robot' 10 hours ago

    Warning: there are no robots in "Mr. Robot," the cyberpunk thriller that makes its Canadian premiere Friday on Showcase. Christian Slater stars as the title character, … More »Christian Slater enjoying critical buzz for cyberpunk thriller 'Mr. Robot'

    Warning: there are no robots in "Mr. Robot," the cyberpunk thriller that makes its Canadian premiere Friday on Showcase. Christian Slater stars as the title character, "Mr. Robot," the head of a shadowy team of hacktivists known as "fsociety." They're out to hack and destroy the bad guys: greedy multinational corporations …

  • Technology journalists Marc Saltzman and Carmi Levy, who both have schoolchildren of their own, offered some tips and answers in interviews with CBC Radio. Saltzman and Levy say many kids now seem to be getting phones between the ages of nine and 11, but just because your child is in that age range doesn't mean he or she …

  • A Toronto company is going to great lengths to persuade Apple to not name its new phone iPhone 6S to avoid name confusion. The California tech giant unveils its next iteration of the iPhone next week. The naming conventions for iPhones have included an "S" after the number of some models, such as 5S.

  • By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is adding staff for a new division dedicated to restaurants in Seattle and New York, with indications the unit is trying to rapidly expand a meal delivery service, according to posts on LinkedIn and the company's jobs site. Amazon, which declined to comment on Friday, …

  • FILE - This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows a Toyota ornament on a vehicle on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Toyota on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 announced it is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers. The financial commitment announced Friday by the Japanese automaker will be made over the next five years at joint research centres located …

  • ​BlackBerry Ltd. is buying former rival Good Technology in a deal meant to extend its reach on other mobile platforms, particularly those used by Apple devices. About two-thirds of Good Technology's product activations are on devices using Apple's iOS and the remainder are on Android and Windows devices. Waterloo, Ont.-based …

  • A taxi is reflected in a window at the office of taxi-hailing service Uber Inc in Hong Kong, China

    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride services Lyft and Uber have poached dozens of key Twitter Inc employees over the past year, including top engineering managers, to help personalize their apps. Twitter's management turmoil and 44 percent stock fall over the last 12 months have helped Lyft and Uber recruit …

  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Bharara holds a news conference on the Gozi Virus in New York

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Latvian man pleaded guilty on Friday to engaging in a scheme to transmit a computer virus that infected more than a million computers worldwide and caused tens of millions of dollars in losses. Deniss Calovskis, 30, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to conspiring to commit …

  • A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin

    (Reuters) - Mozilla, creator of the Firefox web browser, said hackers had stolen security-sensitive information from Bugzilla, its bug tracker, and used it to "attack" Firefox users. Rising cybersecurity threats and a jump in the number of reported incidents have led companies and governments to beef up their security …

  • Children play as a man takes a nap at a viewing gallery at Changi Airport in Singapore

    Samsung's Sleep Sense can be placed underneath the mattress at night where it can monitor heartbeat, breathing and movements. Data is transmitted to a tablet, where it will be ready for analysis over breakfast, the head of Samsung's digital products, Yoon C. Lee, said. Sleep Sense could also be connected to air conditioning, …

  • A Blackberry sign is seen in front of their offices on the day of their annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo

    By Allison Martell TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The cash deal may help BlackBerry, a one-time smartphone …

 
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