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Report claiming bias in Facebook ‘trending’ topics sparks social media outcry

Report claiming bias in Facebook ‘trending’ topics sparks social media outcry

Published 09/05/2016

Facebook (FB.O) workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report [more…]

SWIFT rejects Bangladeshi claims over $81 million cyber heist

SWIFT rejects Bangladeshi claims over $81 million cyber heist

Published 09/05/2016

SWIFT on Monday rejected allegations by officials in Bangladesh that technicians with the global messaging system made the nation's central bank more vulnerable to hacking [more…]

Alphabet drops most in three years after first quarter but analysts upbeat

Alphabet drops most in three years after first quarter but analysts upbeat

Published 22/04/2016

Ruth Porat couldn't have been clearer: Alphabet Inc's chief financial officer said on Thursday that Google's parent needed to step up investment to boost traffic.

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EU’s Vestager says looking closely at Google’s Android

EU’s Vestager says looking closely at Google’s Android

Published 18/04/2016

AMSTERDAM Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday that she was looking closely at Google's (GOOGL.O) deals with phone makers and operators, concerned that conditions related [more…]

Oracle, Google fail to settle Android lawsuit before retrial

Oracle, Google fail to settle Android lawsuit before retrial

Published 16/04/2016

SAN FRANCISCO Oracle Corp and Alphabet's Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial [more…]

Apple opposes U.S. appeal over iPhone in New York drug case

Apple opposes U.S. appeal over iPhone in New York drug case

Published 15/04/2016

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Apple Inc said the U.S. government had failed to show a continued need for its help accessing a locked iPhone in a New [more…]

Daily Mail parent in talks with private equity for Yahoo bid: WSJ

Daily Mail parent in talks with private equity for Yahoo bid: WSJ

Published 10/04/2016

The parent company of the British newspaper, the Daily Mail, is in talks with several private equity firms about a possible bid for Yahoo Inc, [more…]

SAP quarterly results fall short as U.S. market slows

SAP quarterly results fall short as U.S. market slows

Published 08/04/2016

FRANKFURT Europe's largest software company, SAP (SAPG.DE), warned late on Friday that first-quarter results would be weaker than expected due to slower sales of software [more…]

India’s Reliance moves into fashion and lifestyle e-commerce

India’s Reliance moves into fashion and lifestyle e-commerce

Published 02/04/2016

MUMBAI Reliance Retail Ltd, the retail business of India's energy conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd, said on Saturday it planned a quick roll-out of its newly [more…]

Reddit change sparks concerns about U.S. government spying

Reddit change sparks concerns about U.S. government spying

Published 02/04/2016

WASHINGTON Digital privacy advocates and users of Reddit expressed their alarm on Friday over a change in the forum's transparency report that suggested it may [more…]