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News highlights – 21 September

News highlights – 21 September

Written by on September 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 21 September Trump against plans to cede technical control of internet WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump opposes a long-planned transition of oversight of the internet’s technical management from the U.S. government to a global community of stakeholders, his campaign said in a statement on Wednesday. Read more… Brake! […]

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News highlights – 20 September

News highlights – 20 September

Written by on September 21, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 20 September Google plays for time in EU antitrust case BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday. Read more… ARM launches chips […]

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News highlights – 19 September

News highlights – 19 September

Written by on September 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 September Ride-hailing app Grab raises $750 million in funding led by SoftBank SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it raised $750 million in a funding round led by investor SoftBank Group, helping it build a warchest to solidify its leading position in the region and head off competition […]

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News highlights – 18 September

News highlights – 18 September

Written by on September 19, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 18 September Tokyo gamers slapped down for virtual groping TOKYO (Reuters) – Virtual reality got a little too real at the Tokyo Game Show on Friday when gamers lined up at one exhibition and got touchy-feely with a mannequin that with VR goggles transformed into a female anime character. The show’s organizer told […]

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News highlights – 15 September

News highlights – 15 September

Written by on September 16, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 September Asian fans snap up new iPhone but crowds smaller despite sell-out SYDNEY/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc fans from Sydney to Tokyo, the first to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual […]

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India’s technology boom meets with staunch protests over water

India’s technology boom meets with staunch protests over water

Written by on September 16, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Oracle employees were at work on Monday when protesters entered their nine-storey building in India’s technology hub, Bengaluru, and asked them to leave in support of demonstrations that had erupted across the city over a water dispute. By early afternoon, one of the U.S. software giant’s biggest overseas offices had been evacuated, […]

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News highlights – 14 September

News highlights – 14 September

Written by on September 15, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 14 September Japan report shows Apple, Google hinder app competition: Nikkei (Reuters) – Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google engage in practices that undermine competition in the smartphone app market, Nikkei said, citing a report by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. The report looked at how the two U.S. technology giants, […]

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Vodafone survey shows Asia Pacific ahead in IoT ROI

Vodafone survey shows Asia Pacific ahead in IoT ROI

Written by on September 13, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Vodafone recently announced Asia-Pacific findings from its fourth annual Internet of Things (IoT) Barometer Report, the leading global survey of the IoT sector. This year’s survey results show the business impact IoT technology can achieve: 70 percent of IoT adopters in Asia-Pacific have seen significant return on their IoT investment, compared to 63 percent globally, […]

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News highlights – 12 September

News highlights – 12 September

Written by on September 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 September AOL CEO Tim Armstrong says Yahoo deal will spark ‘job changes’ SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The mission to merge Yahoo’s assets with AOL and Verizon’s will lead to “some job changes” according to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. Armstrong told the crowd at TechCrunch Disrupt 2016 in San Francisco that synergies within […]

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News highlights – 11 September

News highlights – 11 September

Written by on September 12, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 11 September California nears adoption of energy-saving rules for computers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California regulators moved a step closer on Friday to the first mandatory U.S. energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors, gadgets that account for 3 percent of home electric bills and 7 percent of commercial power costs in […]

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