TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Canon raises annual profit forecast on growing demand for OLED equipment

TECHNEWS - 1 hour 12 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast on Tuesday, its third upward revision this year, on the back of expanding demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production equipment.
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Canon raises annual profit forecast on demand for OLED kit, weaker yen

TECHNEWS - 1 hour 39 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast on Tuesday, its third upward revision this year, on the back of increased demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production equipment and a weaker yen.
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Exclusive: Mexico telecoms regulator to vote on letting Slim's America Movil charge rivals

TECHNEWS - 1 hour 44 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecommunications regulator is discussing a proposal that would allow billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil to start charging local rivals again for calls made to clients on its network, according to a document seen by Reuters.
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Microsoft to drop lawsuit after U.S. government revises data request rules

TECHNEWS - 2 hours 2 min ago
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice (DOJ) changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information.
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Doing the heavy lifting: investors eye tech-tonic shifts for Europe’s industrials

TECHNEWS - 2 hours 35 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Investment funds seeking to invest at the intersection of Europe and technology are finding rich pickings in places that some may find surprising: sprawling industrials like trains-to-turbines Siemens and engineering group ABB.
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Amazon rivals turn to legal fine print to stem Whole Foods strategy

TECHNEWS - 2 hours 41 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door.
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Toshiba considering measures in case chip unit sale not completed by March

TECHNEWS - 3 hours 31 sec ago
CHIBA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday it is considering various measures in case it cannot complete the $18 billion sale of its prized flash memory chip unit by the end of March.
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Airbnb's China head exits, a week after co-founder named unit's chair

TECHNEWS - 3 hours 20 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Airbnb Inc's China business has resigned four months after taking the role, the company confirmed on Tuesday, the latest leadership change for the unit which operates in an country where residency and movement are regulated.
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Toshiba says considering measures in case chip unit sale uncompleted by March

TECHNEWS - 4 hours 38 min ago
Chiba, JAPAN (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is considering various measures in case it will not be able to complete the $18 billion sale of its prized chip unit by the end of March, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
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Amazon says studio executive Joe Lewis resigns

TECHNEWS - 5 hours 35 min ago
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Monday said Joe Lewis, the head of comedy and drama at its entertainment studio unit, has stepped down, but gave no reason for his resignation.
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Brazilian phone carrier Oi suffers two setbacks in debt restructuring

TECHNEWS - 5 hours 48 min ago
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA faced two setbacks from the government on Monday in its efforts to pull off the country's biggest-ever in-court debt restructuring.
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Australia publishes draft laws for relaxed fintech regulation

TECHNEWS - 7 hours 17 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government published draft laws on Tuesday that would let financial technology companies operate without a full licence, a measure it said would encourage innovation without compromising existing levels of consumer protection.
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Meet the woman behind the breastfeeding emoji

BBC TECH - 8 hours 29 min ago
The new picture of a mother with her baby was proposed by a nurse at University College London Hospital.
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Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

TECHNEWS - 8 hours 43 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising.
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Teenager's life 'ruined' by Live.me and Twitter 'trolls'

BBC TECH - 8 hours 44 min ago
Victoria says her face was superimposed on pornographic images shared on social media.
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Thousands of Bogota taxi drivers protest Uber, Cabify and higher costs

TECHNEWS - 8 hours 47 min ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Thousands of taxi drivers in Colombia's capital Bogota began an indefinite strike on Monday to protest private transport services like Uber [UBER.UL], snarling traffic for much of the day as drivers blocked roads and clashed with police.
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Post haste

BBC TECH - 8 hours 55 min ago
Start-ups are trying to reduce delivery costs for retailers, but can they compete with the big boys?
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Netflix to raise another $1.6bn to finance new films and shows

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:40
The streaming service expects to spend up to $8bn next year on new content.
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Kaspersky to open security code, but will it restore trust?

AP TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:14
Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, battered by suspicion of Russian government influence, wants to reassure customers by opening up its software's underlying code for outside review. But security experts and some U.S. politicians say the move is mostly meaningless....
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Choices: Amazon says it got 238 entries for 2nd headquarters

AP TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:14
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring....
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