Reuters

Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms.

No more state-sponsored cyberattacks between China and Canada

No more state-sponsored cyberattacks between China and Canada

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

(Reuters) – China and Canada have signed an agreement vowing not to conduct state-sponsored cyberattacks against each other aimed at stealing trade secrets or other confidential business information. The agreement was reached during talks between Canada’s national security and intelligence adviser, Daniel Jean, and senior communist party official Wang Yongqing, a statement dated June 22 […]

Continue Reading

Australia to seek greater access to encrypted messaging at ‘Five Eyes’

Australia to seek greater access to encrypted messaging at ‘Five Eyes’

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

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of […]

Continue Reading

How big data is helping big oil save money on drilling

How big data is helping big oil save money on drilling

Written by on June 23, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – In today’s U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth. The sensors are leading Big Oil’s mining of so-called big data, with some firms envisioning billions of dollars in savings over […]

Continue Reading

Facebook emphasises support for communities, hobby clubs

Facebook emphasises support for communities, hobby clubs

Written by on June 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg revised the world’s largest online social network’s mission statement on Thursday to emphasize support for hobby clubs, civil society organizations and other community groups. The move comes as Facebook faces pressure from smaller rivals such as Nextdoor and Meetup, whose online networks bring together neighbors […]

Continue Reading

Toshiba troubles deepen, asks for annual statement extension

Toshiba troubles deepen, asks for annual statement extension

Written by on June 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp said on Friday it has asked regulators for an extension for filing its annual financial statement by over a month as it has not been able to obtain approval from its auditor. The industrial conglomerate was aiming to file the financial report by the legally specified deadline of June 30, […]

Continue Reading

US says Russian hackers targeted 21 state election systems

US says Russian hackers targeted 21 state election systems

Written by on June 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday. Jeanette Manfra, the department’s acting deputy undersecretary of cyber security, testified before the Senate Intelligence […]

Continue Reading

Virgin US ditches Android, goes with Apple for first time

Virgin US ditches Android, goes with Apple for first time

Written by on June 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc will soon start selling wireless plans from Virgin Mobile USA, the first new carrier offered by the iPhone maker’s since 2013, the companies said on Wednesday. Virgin Mobile USA, a subsidiary of Sprint that licenses its name from the Virgin Group co-founded by Richard Branson, struck the deal as part of […]

Continue Reading

Toshiba picks Japanese Government investors for chip business

Toshiba picks Japanese Government investors for chip business

Written by on June 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp has chosen a consortium of Japanese government investors and Bain Capital as the preferred bidder for its chip business, aiming to seal a deal worth some $18 billion by next week as it scrambles for funds to cover massive losses. But prospects for a clean early resolution to the sale […]

Continue Reading

Uber Co-founder and CEO Kalanick resigns

Uber Co-founder and CEO Kalanick resigns

Written by on June 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick stepped down as chief executive of the ride-hailing service, following intense pressure from investors, a company spokesman said on Wednesday. Kalanick’s resignation comes after a months-long investigation led former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who was hired by Uber to look into its culture and workplace practices […]

Continue Reading

Supreme Court and Federal Circuit disagree on almost everything

Supreme Court and Federal Circuit disagree on almost everything

Written by on June 20, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous backing on Monday of a ruling by the country’s top patent court was a rare instance of agreement with a body whose decisions in that specialized area it regularly overturns. Tellingly, Monday’s decision related to trademarks, not patents. Since its term began last October, the Supreme Court […]

Continue Reading

Top