SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'http://www.reuters.com/article/us-bitcoin-sec/sec-says-bitcoin-funds-raise-investor-protection-issues-idUSKBN1F80A0?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
(Reuters) - The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their concerns before endorsing more than a dozen proposed products based on cryptocurrencies.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:56:37 -0500
South Korean group files complaint against Apple CEO over iPhone slowdownhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-southkorea-lawsuit/south-korean-group-files-complaint-against-apple-ceo-over-iphone-slowdown-idUSKBN1F80AG?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean consumer group has filed a criminal complaint against Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook over slower iPhone devices, after probes in Europe into allegations the firm had deliberately shortened the life of its handsets.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:38:38 -0500
IBM returns to growth after six years, but dour forecast hits shareshttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-ibm-results/ibm-returns-to-growth-after-six-years-but-dour-forecast-hits-shares-idUSKBN1F732Z?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp's revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, beating analysts' estimates, but the company warned that a higher tax rate this year would eat into its profit.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:03:42 -0500
Google announces patent agreement with Tencent amid China pushhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google-tencent/google-announces-patent-agreement-with-tencent-amid-china-push-idUSKBN1F80DF?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by regulators.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:31:54 -0500
Amazon's review of Toronto could escalate tension with Trumphttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-tax/amazons-review-of-toronto-could-escalate-tension-with-trump-idUSKBN1F71X6?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
TORONTO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's inclusion of Canada's largest city on a list of 20 finalists for a massive new campus could escalate tensions between the tech giant and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:05:17 -0500
Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown: CEOhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-batteries/apple-to-release-software-update-to-resolve-iphone-slowdown-ceo-idUSKBN1F737D?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
(Reuters) - Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:17:04 -0500
Senate passes bill renewing internet surveillance programhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-surveillance/senate-passes-bill-renewing-internet-surveillance-program-idUSKBN1F72JX?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil liberties advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:16:49 -0500
SoftBank is now Uber's largest shareholder as deal closeshttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-softbank-tender/softbank-is-now-ubers-largest-shareholder-as-deal-closes-idUSKBN1F72WL?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:26:00 -0500
Apple, Alphabet employee buses damaged by vandals during commutehttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-alphabet-buses/apple-alphabet-employee-buses-damaged-by-vandals-during-commute-idUSKBN1F73BS?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Vandals damaged Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc charter buses carrying employees to and from work in California's Silicon Valley in recent days, police said on Thursday.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:32:05 -0500
Apple says it will decide new campus site without an auctionhttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-campus/apple-says-it-will-decide-new-campus-site-without-an-auction-idUSKBN1F734U?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Thursday that it will not hold a bidding process when it chooses the site for a planned new U.S. campus, marking a stark difference from the public contest that Amazon.com Inc has held for its second headquarters.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:52:49 -0500