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Apple launches 10.5-inch iPad, updates Mini ahead of March 25 event

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:57
Apple Inc in a surprise move on Monday launched a new 10.5-inch iPad Air and updated its 7.9-inch iPad Mini ahead of its March 25 event.

Apple launches iPad Air and Mini ahead of March 25 event

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:45
Apple Inc in a surprise announcement on Monday launched 10.5-inch iPad Air and a 7.9-inch iPad Mini ahead of its March 25 event.

With high-tech glasses, Japanese ALS patient makes the beat go on

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:33
The music booms and lights flash as Masatane Muto, a wheelchair-bound disc jockey, uses is eyes to put on a show at a recent Tokyo music festival.

India's RCom pays 4.6 billion rupees to Sweden's Ericsson

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:11
Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has received 4.62 billion rupees ($67.42 million) from Indian telecoms firm Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom), a spokeswoman for Ericsson said on Monday.

Ride-hail firm Lyft launches IPO road show in Uber's shadow

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:01
Lyft Inc on Monday kicked off the investor road show for its initial public offering (IPO), seeking to woo money managers before its bigger ride-hailing rival Uber Technologies Inc makes its stock market splash in April.

U.S. fintech to buy Worldpay as electronic payments business booms

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:54
U.S. fintech Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) has agreed to buy payment processor Worldpay for about $35 billion, the biggest deal to date in the fast-growing electronic payments industry.

Shares in European payments companies rise on Worldpay takeover

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:54
Shares in European payments technology companies such as Worldline, Ingenico and Wirecard all rose on Monday, buoyed by Fidelity National Information Services's $35 billion takeover of Worldpay.

Xerox says exploring potential deal for financing business

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:27
Xerox Corp on Monday said it is exploring the possibility of a "strategic transaction" involving its customer financing business.

JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit interns

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:04
JPMorgan Chase & Co is testing neuroscience-based video games to help recruit interns, as it seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce by broadening its candidate pool.

Lyft expects to raise as much as $2 billion in IPO

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:34
Ride-hailing platform Lyft Inc said on Monday it would raise as much as $2 billion in initial public offering.

China online lender Dianrong blames government for its woes: memo

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:29
Dianrong, one of China's biggest peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders which is laying off staff and shutting stores, blamed the government for its troubles saying the absence of clear-cut policies was proving to be a heavy burden.

China's top diplomat rejects West's 'immoral' Huawei concerns

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 16:38
China opposes politically motivated attempts to discredit its telecoms equipment makers on security grounds, the Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Monday.

Singtel signs deal to expand mobile wallet alliance to Japan

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:01
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said on Monday it has signed a partnership to enable the use of its cross-border mobile wallet platform in Japan, as the telecom operator moves ahead with its digital payments expansion.

UK's Corbyn says social media platforms must act after New Zealand attack

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:08
Social media platforms must be able to react more quickly and stop the broadcast of live events, the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Sunday, after a gunman in New Zealand broadcast a shooting rampage last week.

Facebook says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mosque attack

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 12:44
Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.

Amazon's second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 07:08 Inc's planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition. Amazon in November picked National Landing, a site jointly owned by Arlington County and the city of Alexandria, just outside Washington, along with New York City for its so-called HQ2 or second headquarters. That followed a year-long search in which

Investor group calls on Lyft to scrap dual-class share structure plan: FT

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 23:49
A group of investors has called on Lyft Inc's board to scrap a proposed dual-class share structure, as the ride hailing company pitches its initial public offering to investors next week, the Financial Times reported on Saturday.

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 21:09
The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc , demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.

Amazon's second headquarters faces new blocks in Virginia funding vote

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 17:11 Inc's plan to set up a second headquarters in northern Virginia, after being rebuffed in New York, will face its first test when local officials vote on Saturday on a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million.

Apple infringed three Qualcomm patents, jury finds

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 01:48
Mobile phone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday won a legal victory against iPhone maker Apple Inc, with a jury in federal court in San Diego finding that Apple owes Qualcomm about $31 million for infringing three of its patents.