Referral Banners

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Technology Report: Exclusive: Samsung approaches BlackBerry about buyout - source

Click to View in Browser
Reuters Election 2012 Daily round-up of the day's top news from the campaign trail, the White House and all the politics in between
Exclusive: Samsung approaches BlackBerry about buyout - source
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd recently approached BlackBerry Ltd about buying the company for as much as $7.5 billion, looking to gain access to its patent portfolio, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters.
Google partners with auto suppliers on self-driving car
DETROIT (Reuters) - Internet search company Google Inc has begun discussions with most of the world's top automakers and has assembled a team of traditional and nontraditional suppliers to speed efforts to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020, a Google executive said on Wednesday.
U.S. states ask JPMorgan Chase for security data as they probe hack
MIAMI (Reuters) - States probing last summer's massive hack at JPMorgan Chase & Co have asked for detailed data on the company's security practices and want to know whether the bank is certain that no sensitive account data was stolen.
Facebook launches mobile app offering free Internet in Colombia
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday launched a mobile phone application that gives Colombian users free access to a handful of online services, broadening Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's effort to boost Internet usage in developing markets.
Apple, Google reach new deal to end U.S. lawsuit over poaching
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple Inc and Google Inc have agreed to a new settlement that would resolve an antitrust class action lawsuit by tech workers, who accused the firms of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's employees.
Apple sues Ericsson over LTE wireless telecom patents
(Reuters) - Apple Inc sued Ericsson alleging that the Swedish company's LTE wireless technology patents are not essential to industry cellular standards and that it is demanding excessive royalties for these patents.
Google battles lawsuit by Max Mosley over sex party images
(Reuters) - Google Inc. sought on Wednesday to block a lawsuit filed against it by Max Mosley in the High Court in London over access through its search engine to images of the former motor racing chief taking part in a sex party.
In cyberattacks such as Sony strike, Obama turns to 'name and shame'
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The unusually destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is providing an early test of a new Obama administration policy to reveal more of what it knows or suspects about hacking campaigns.
Sequoia, Samsung invest in Israeli mobile video chat app Rounds
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's Rounds, a mobile application for group video chats, said on Wednesday it raised $12 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital, the sole investor in Whatsapp.
Samsung Electronics launches Tizen smartphone in India
SEOUL/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's aim to build a software ecosystem to rival Google Inc's Android.
Related Video
3D laser mapping 'weighs' trees
Flushing soaps down drains harmless, concludes report

Reuters Business Today
A daily digest of breaking business news, coverage of the US economy, major corporate news and the financial markets. Register Today  
 Top Newsay
The latest Reuters articles on M&A, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds and regulatory updates delivered to your inbox each day. Register Today  
- 3 Times Square New York, NY 10036 USA © Copyright 2010 Thomson Reuters
Ensure delivery of Reuters Newsmails, add to your address book. Details
Subscribe to other Reuters newsletters.
Unsubscribe from this newsletter.
Follow us on Twitter facebook Friend us on Facebook Forward this newsletter to a friend Forward to a friend

No comments: