Category Archives: Technology

Why Bitcoin's founder matters, as spotlight hits Australian

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the founding of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin in 2009, its inventor — or inventors — have been shrouded in mystery. For six years, that individual or…

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

By Malathi Nayak & Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target…

Apple releases first Arabic version of Siri

By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday released a version of its virtual personal assistant Siri for Arabic speakers in the United Arab Emirates & Saudi…

In China's O2O tech, today's 'unicorns' risk becoming tomorrow's 'unicorpses'

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Leaflets lie scattered on the floor. Nearly 400…

Markit CEO sues unknown hackers over 'campaign of extortion'

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Markit Ltd's chief executive filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, accusing unknown individuals of hacking into his computers, phone & emails to try to…

U.S. judge expands driver class-action lawsuit against Uber

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled that Uber drivers can participate in a class-action lawsuit against the company over their employment status, even if they did…

Facebook lifts ban on content from rival social network Tsu

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has lifted a ban that blocked material from Tsu.co, a small rival challenging the world's largest social network's financial dependence on free content shared by…

Spotify Plans To Lure Taylor Swift And Adele Back With Premium-Only Album Releases

Ever noticed that none of Taylor Swift’s music is on Spotify? Last year the superstar removed her entire catalogue from the streaming service in a row over money. Spotify may…

Apple Quietly Release iPhone Smart Battery Case That Doubles Life Of Device – For £80

One of the biggest moans from iPhone owners is that the battery life barely makes it through a day of surfing the web & listening to music. But now tech…

You Have Been Writing Text Messages All Wrong And You Had No Idea Until Now

Face it, sending text messages is an even more significant part of the day than that first morning cuppa – yet a new study says you have been doing it…