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TV networks start to use online tools to attract young viewers

TV networks start to use online tools to attract young viewers

Written by on June 30, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Discovery Communications Inc and Time Warner Inc’s Turner are taking the unusual step of streaming full episodes of new shows online or on apps before they air on TV to attract younger viewers in the face of slipping ratings. Premium channels like CBS Corp’s Showtime have done this for years to […]

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ZTE doubles investment in 5G as China aims to be largest market

ZTE doubles investment in 5G as China aims to be largest market

Written by on June 30, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will double its research spending on fifth-generation mobile network (5G) from this year, the company said, as China steps up the push to build the world’s largest 5G network. ZTE said it would invest 2 billion yuan ($295.5 million) in 5G research and development every […]

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Digital cars are beset with legacy too: behind the dashboard

Digital cars are beset with legacy too: behind the dashboard

Written by on June 29, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. But a glimpse behind the dashboard could reveal what U.S. auto supplier Visteon Corp found: a mess. As automotive cockpits become crammed with ever more digital features such as navigation and entertainment […]

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Wipro says half of its US workforce is American

Wipro says half of its US workforce is American

Written by on June 29, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Wipro Ltd, India’s third-largest software services exporter, said on Wednesday that more than half its workforce in the United States consists of locals after it hired more than 1,600 people in the last six months. The statement comes as U.S. President Donald Trump has asked federal agencies to review a visa program […]

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Canada’s top court rules Google must remove results worldwide

Canada’s top court rules Google must remove results worldwide

Written by on June 29, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian courts can force internet search leader Google to remove results worldwide, the country’s top court ruled on Wednesday, drawing criticism from civil liberties groups arguing such a move sets a precedent for censorship on the internet. In its 7-2 decision, Canada’s Supreme Court found that a court in the country can […]

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Major cyber attack disrupts companies across the globe

Major cyber attack disrupts companies across the globe

Written by on June 28, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month . The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing concerns that businesses have failed to secure […]

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Facebook hits 2 billion regular users, double number in 2012

Facebook hits 2 billion regular users, double number in 2012

Written by on June 28, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that 2 billion people are regularly using its flagship service, marching past another milestone in its growth from a college curiosity in the United States to the world’s largest social media network. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg disclosed the number to his followers in a Facebook post. […]

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Ericsson ditches plans to spread beyond telecoms, will refocus on networks

Ericsson ditches plans to spread beyond telecoms, will refocus on networks

Written by on June 27, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson has ditched its goal of winning more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies in a move to cut costs and halt a dramatic fall in its share price. The Swedish firm’s clients in its core business include Vodafone and Verizon but profits have […]

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Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Written by on June 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems Inc to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Sharing a stage with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins at a Cisco event in Las Vegas, Cook said the […]

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British parliament hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack seeking weak email passwords

British parliament hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack seeking weak email passwords

Written by on June 26, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament was hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country’s health service. The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber Security Centre to defend parliament’s network […]

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