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Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Published 17/10/2017

Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. [more…]

Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

Published 13/10/2017

A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs. [more…]

Senior U.S. official meeting UK officials to tackle online security issues

Senior U.S. official meeting UK officials to tackle online security issues

Published 13/10/2017

Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications has received strong backing from a top U.S. government legal official, who called out tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs. [more…]

Samsung Elec on track for record third quarter as chips soar

Samsung Elec on track for record third quarter as chips soar

Published 13/10/2017

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its third-quarter operating profit likely nearly tripled from a year earlier to a new record, beating analyst estimates as strong memory chip prices fattened margins. [more…]

Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases

Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases

Published 12/10/2017

Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices, the studios said in a statement on Wednesday. [more…]

Emerging market tech stock boom gives fund managers a headache

Emerging market tech stock boom gives fund managers a headache

Published 10/10/2017

The boom in emerging market technology stocks is becoming a problem for fund managers of all stripes. [more…]

Chinese state media report bloated battery in Apple`s iPhone 8

Chinese state media report bloated battery in Apple`s iPhone 8

Published 06/10/2017

A fresh case of Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world's biggest smartphone market where the U.S. firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. [more…]

Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests

Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests

Published 29/09/2017

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday. [more…]

Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling

Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling

Published 18/09/2017

Nokia (NOKIA.HE) will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea's LG Electronics (066570.KS) for using its smartphone patents. [more…]

Lucky 8? $1,000 price tag dampens iPhone enthusiasm in China

Lucky 8? $1,000 price tag dampens iPhone enthusiasm in China

Published 11/09/2017

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will launch an expected "iPhone 8" on Tuesday, hoping the number's auspicious connotations in China will help turn around fortunes in the world's biggest smartphone market after six quarters of falling sales. [more…]