Science

Ex-Microsoft executive, ex-McDonald’s CEO join HP board

Ex-Microsoft executive, ex-McDonald’s CEO join HP board

Published 15/07/2013

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co on Monday appointed three big-name directors, including former Microsoft Corp software chief Raymond Ozzie and former McDonald's Corp [more…]

Google’s Greater China president steps down

Google’s Greater China president steps down

Published 15/07/2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - Google Inc said on Monday that its vice-president and Greater China president, Liu Yun, has stepped down to pursue other opportunities. His [more…]

Apple to probe death of Chinese woman who used iPhone when it was charging

Apple to probe death of Chinese woman who used iPhone when it was charging

Published 15/07/2013

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Apple Inc is investigating an accident in which a Chinese woman was killed by an electric shock when answering a call on [more…]

Researchers hack Verizon device, turn it into mobile spy station

Researchers hack Verizon device, turn it into mobile spy station

Published 15/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two security experts said they have figured out how to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices [more…]

Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids

Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids

Published 11/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Powerful earthquakes thousands of miles (km) away can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells like those used in oil [more…]

Hackers ask Feds to stay away from convention to defuse tension over Snowden

Hackers ask Feds to stay away from convention to defuse tension over Snowden

Published 11/07/2013

BOSTON (Reuters) - The annual Def Con hacking convention has asked the federal government to stay away this year for the first time in its [more…]

Lenovo says in no rush to issue bonds due to market volatility

Lenovo says in no rush to issue bonds due to market volatility

Published 11/07/2013

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK ), the world's top PC vendor, has no plans to issue bonds in the near term due to [more…]

Tired of helping the CIA? Quit Facebook, Venezuela minister urges

Tired of helping the CIA? Quit Facebook, Venezuela minister urges

Published 11/07/2013

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan government minister on Wednesday urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the U.S. Central Intelligence [more…]

T-Mobile US to allow phone upgrades every six months

T-Mobile US to allow phone upgrades every six months

Published 10/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that customers will be allowed to upgrade phones every six months and it unveiled a [more…]

Apple colluded on e-book prices, judge finds

Apple colluded on e-book prices, judge finds

Published 10/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the [more…]