Category Archives: Technology

Toshiba to cut up to 7,000 jobs: Nikkei

(Reuters) – Toshiba Corp is looking to cut up to 7,000 jobs, as it looks to streamline operations in the wake of an accounting scandal, the Nikkei business daily reported….

Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era….

China's Baidu says to develop self-driving buses within three years

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's top online search firm Baidu Inc said it aims to put self-driving buses on the road in three years & mass produce them within five years,…

Twitter Warns Users Over ‘Government’ Hacking

Twitter has sent out messages to some users warning them that their accounts may have been hacked by ‘state-sponsored actors’. It is the first time that Twitter has issued a…

Seattle lawmakers set to vote on allowing Uber, other drivers to unionize

(Reuters) – Lawmakers in Seattle were set on Monday to vote on a new law that would allow drivers for services such as Uber & Lyft the right to unionize….

U.S. top court rules for DirecTV in arbitration case

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled for DirecTV Inc, backing the satellite television provider's efforts to enforce arbitration agreements signed by its customers…

AP EXPLAINS: What are my options for mobile pay?

ATLANTA (AP) — With Wal-Mart Stores Inc. becoming the latest retailer to launch a mobile pay system, there are more places than ever to break out a digital wallet to…

Key points of the landmark Paris climate agreement

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — U.N. climate talks reached a milestone Saturday when more than 190 countries adopted the first accord asking all countries to join the fight against global…

German police search for group that defaced Facebook office

BERLIN (AP) — Police say they are looking for a group of up to 20 people who wrote "Facebook Dislike" on the social media firm's German headquarters in Hamburg. The…

Apple Music wins exclusive video deal with Taylor Swift

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pop star Taylor Swift's "1989 World Tour Live" concert video will be available exclusively on Apple Inc's music streaming service, Apple Music, starting Dec. 20, Apple…