Category Archives: Technology

Anywhere, anytime: EU to allow travelers to take Netflix abroad

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union wants to allow consumers access to their online subscriptions for services like Netflix, Sky & Canal+ when they travel in the…

AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

NEW YORK (AP) — Australian police raided a home & office Wednesday that, according to technology websites, belongs to the founder of the virtual currency, bitcoin. However, the origin of…

German robots to make first Adidas running shoes in 2016

By Emma Thomasson HERZOGENAURACH, Germany (Reuters) – A German factory operated largely by robots will make its first 500 pairs of running shoes for Adidas early next year as the…

Facebook Defends Approach To Dealing With Terrorist Posts

Facebook has been forced to defend its policy on terrorist content after it was accused of being too slow to remove it. Monika Bickert, the company’s Head of Global Product…

Attorney General Lynch chides European decisions to restrict data sharing

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch warned on Wednesday that a planned European Union data protection law could undermine efforts to thwart terrorist attacks by…

Australia police raid home of man said to be bitcoin founder

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police on Wednesday raided the home & business premises of a man that technology news sites have claimed is the founder of virtual currency bitcoin. A…

'Angry Birds' maker Rovio limbers up for M&A

By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) – Rovio Entertainment Ltd, the maker of hit mobile phone game Angry Birds, has its eye on an eventual merger or acquisition following its restructuring…

Facebook hails US presidential race as 2015's top topic

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. won't elect a president until next year yet the debate over the crowded field of candidates jostling for the Oval Office emerged as the…

California firm Hyperloop to build Vegas-area test facility

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people & packages at nearly the speed of sound announced Tuesday…

New York probes sale of 'speculative' Bruce Springsteen tickets on StubHub

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The New York Attorney General is investigating why so-called "speculative" tickets to a series of upcoming Bruce Springsteen concerts were listed for sale…