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EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board

EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board

Marketplace looking to sell some of its businesses amid pressure from activist investors.
Sep 26 2019 6:50AM
Amazon launches initiative to bundle virtual assistants on single device

Amazon launches initiative to bundle virtual assistants on single device

One box, many voices.
Sep 25 2019 1:00PM
Google launches subscription service for select apps and games

Google launches subscription service for select apps and games

Play Pass gives Android users access to more than 350 apps and games without ad.
Sep 24 2019 6:59AM
Apple to make new Mac Pro in US after some tariff exemptions

Apple to make new Mac Pro in US after some tariff exemptions

At its Austin, Texas facility.
Sep 24 2019 6:59AM
Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal

As part of ongoing app developer investigation.
Sep 23 2019 12:50PM
US dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel

US dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel

Will make up 50 percent the basket of currencies backing Facebook's coin.
Sep 22 2019 10:25PM
'Alexa, send $20 to my favourite presidential candidate'

'Alexa, send $20 to my favourite presidential candidate'

Allowing donations up to US$200.
Sep 19 2019 12:59PM
We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra: German Finance Minister

We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra: German Finance Minister

Berlin to reject plans.
Sep 18 2019 12:40PM
Facebook briefly blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day

Facebook briefly blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day

Likud lashes out alleged over violations of election day rules.
Sep 18 2019 6:57AM
London police and Facebook move to stop live streaming of terror attacks

London police and Facebook move to stop live streaming of terror attacks

Plan to share resources.
Sep 18 2019 6:49AM
Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts

Off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago.
Sep 17 2019 7:08AM
Audi given ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software

Audi given ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software

Or face €25,000 fine per affected car.
Sep 16 2019 12:59PM
US imposes WannaCry sanctions on North Korean hacking groups

US imposes WannaCry sanctions on North Korean hacking groups

US Treasury targets groups involved in ransomware attacks, hacking of international banks.
Sep 16 2019 6:59AM
Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

To steal unreleased songs and sell them for cryptocurrency.
Sep 16 2019 6:45AM
Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

Including VR broadcasts and AI.
Sep 12 2019 12:52PM
Accused of Huawei-related fraud, Chinese professor Mao asks why case was moved to Brooklyn

Accused of Huawei-related fraud, Chinese professor Mao asks why case was moved to Brooklyn

Arrested in Texas, heard in Brooklyn.
Sep 12 2019 12:39PM
Huawei drops lawsuit against US over seized telco equipment

Huawei drops lawsuit against US over seized telco equipment

Washington determines no export licence required.
Sep 10 2019 12:16PM
Apple may spark upgrade rush with new iPhones, tight pricing

Apple may spark upgrade rush with new iPhones, tight pricing

Demand will come from China despite an ongoing trade war, say Wall Street analysts.
Sep 10 2019 6:49AM
Google, Facebook rebuff Russia over political advertising accusation

Google, Facebook rebuff Russia over political advertising accusation

Say responsible political advertising that complies with local legislation.
Sep 10 2019 6:49AM
China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay.
Sep 9 2019 1:33PM

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