SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday fiscal second-quarter profit fell, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company had a one-time tax expense relating to an audit in the United States.
PARIS/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Europe's telecoms equipment makers look set for an unpredictable year because of consolidation among their operator customers and a slowdown of buildouts of faster mobile networks, known as 4G, in the United States and China.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's shares are expected to move nearly twice as much as they have following other recent earnings reports when the company announces fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, options data showed.
ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, state broadcaster TRT reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should not force telecoms operators to treat all the traffic on their networks equally as it crafts rules on "net neutrality", several industry bodies said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Motorola, the mobile handset maker bought by China's Lenovo Group Ltd from Google Inc for $2.9 billion, is optimistic about its prospects in the Chinese market, its president told Reuters.