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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Technology Report: Taiwan clears Xiaomi, other smartphone brands of breaching data privacy

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Taiwan clears Xiaomi, other smartphone brands of breaching data privacy
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese regulators cleared on Tuesday China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL] and other smartphone brands of breaching local data protection laws after national security concerns triggered the government to launch a probe in September.
Low-risk 'worm' removed at hacked South Korea nuclear operator
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean authorities have found evidence that a low-risk computer "worm" had been removed from devices connected to some nuclear plant control systems, but no harmful virus was found in reactor controls threatened by a hacker.
India's capital sets new rules for Uber, other taxi operators
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Taxi firms including Uber, the online cab-hailing company banned in New Delhi, will have to install panic buttons if they are to operate in India's capital under new rules framed after allegations that a driver for the U.S. firm raped a passenger.
U.S. suspects North Korea had help attacking Sony Pictures: source
WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators believe that North Korea likely hired hackers from outside the country to help with last month's massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures, an official close to the investigation said on Monday.
Google's Gmail blocked in China
BEIJING (Reuters) - Google Inc's Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world's biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame.
Yuri Milner's DST Global plans to invest more in U.S. start-ups
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yuri Milner, the billionaire Russian who holds the largest outside stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, said he expects to invest more evenly between the United States and China in 2015.
For Qualcomm, China settlement may be just the beginning
SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING (Reuters) - The settlement of China's anti-trust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm's highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung.
China's Xiaomi raises $1.1 billion from investors at $45 billion valuation
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL], one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone makers, has raised $1.1 billion in a round of funding that cements its status as one of the world's most valuable private technology companies at a valuation of $45 billion.
Apple makes 'The Interview' movie available on iTunes
(Reuters) - Apple Inc said its iTunes store is now carrying Sony Corp's "The Interview", the film that angered North Korea and triggered a cyberattack against the studio.
Sony says PlayStation still has problems, gradually coming back online
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sony Corp's PlayStation Network suffered connection problems for a fourth straight day since hackers attacked the video game network, and the company said on Sunday that service was gradually being restored.
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