TORONTO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday that Sam Sebastian, the head of its Google Canada operations, has left the search engine company.
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are having a rare public social media slapdown over their differing views on the future impact of artificial intelligenc
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the chief executives of Alphabet Inc, Facebook In
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc's Model S sedan regained Consumer Reports' top safety rating, the magazine said on Tuesday, after the automaker updated the emer
PARIS (Reuters) - Uber and insurance group AXA have joined forces in France to offer accident cover for drivers who work for the ride hailing service
The 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash that was livestreamed on Instagram says she isn't mad at anyone and doesn't blame the driver for the wr
(Reuters) - An Israeli professor has agreed to pay more than $850,000 to settle U.S. claims he engaged in insider trading in Jerusalem-based Mobileye
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Adobe Systems Inc's Flash, a once-ubiquitous technology used to power most of the media content found online, will be retire
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's ABC News on Tuesday launched a partnership with millennial-focused video news site ATTN: to co-produce videos for social
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW on Tuesday said it had chosen its plant in Oxford, England as the location to produce an electric Mini from 2019, confirming
(Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc will begin including Hulu Live TV and Google's YouTube TV viewing in its TV ratings in the United States in an effor
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When a new terminal opens in 2017 at Singapore's Changi Airport, the world's best for five years straight according to a survey,
LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon has had no problem hiring staff in Britain and plans an extra 450 high tech jobs, its UK boss said, despite the uncertain s
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Telecoms gear maker Nokia is likely to see a boost to quarterly earnings on Thursday from a recent patent licensing deal with App
As the vacation-rental industry rapidly expands as a popular alternative to hotel stays, Expedia and Priceline are betting big on the sector by boosti
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Drillisch urged shareholders in the German mobile operator to approve an issue of new shares that will tr
ZURICH (Reuters) - Logitech International raised its profit outlook for the year after strong sales of its gaming and video collaboration products hel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc has agreed to acquire Sybenetix, a London-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help compliance officers
A 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash in California that was livestreamed on Instagram said she blames social media rather than the driver
For decades, U.S. doctors have been performing surgery on intersex children before they are old enough to have a say in that decision, but that practi
Western Union is turning gas-station attendants in Australia into money-transfer agents, reaching out to customers like taxi and Uber drivers looking
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling in 2022 an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases drivin
Niantic is refunding people who paid to attend a Pokemon Go festival that didn't go according to plan.
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said it appointed chief executive of its Google unit, Sundar Pichai, to its board.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia's second-biggest bank, on Monday said its subsidiary will form an equity joint venture with
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion to spend extending its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and expand
Sony Pictures Entertainment has restructured its television production unit in the wake of two top executives departing last month to oversee’s push
Rearden LLC on Monday sued Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and videogame publisher Square Enix Inc. in federal district court in San Francis
Google's parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it's taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe, but that might onl
AT&T Inc. is slated to report second-quarter earnings after the market close Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Commission said on Monday it has granted New York-based LedgerX, a bitcoin options exchange, the first
Microsoft declared its beloved graphics program deprecated and said updates will cease this year.
Self-driving vehicles will do more than make commuting easier, it will transform the nation as radically as the arrival of the original automobile did
The feature that sets Venmo apart is the social feed, which brings transparency to a class of transactions that used to be entirely private.
A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Monday his country and its citizens were exposed to risks by potential leaks of sen
Obdulia Sanchez, 18, has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a fatal car crash that was recorded live on Instagram.
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Sweden's prime minister says a 2015 security leak in the transport agency two years ago was a disaster, but it's unclear what damage it may have cau
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jana Partners has made an investment in Pandora Media Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter, seeing the stock as u
Data breaches jumped by 29 percent in the first half of 2017, with 12 million records exposed, including medical files and Social Security numbers.
BIRMINGHAM/ LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a 246 million-pound ($320 million) fund on Monday to boost the development and manufacturing of electr
(Reuters) - The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its 1000future may lie more in collecting data than dirt.
LONDON (Reuters) - I've only got one pair of hands , is the refrain of overworked office staff or stressed parents everywhere.
MILAN (Reuters) - Departing Telecom Italia (TIM) Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo has defended what is likely to be a multi-million euro severance pack
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist ove
South Africa moves ahead on domestic trade in rhino horn, despite concerns about poaching
RIYADH (Reuters) - Websites and some television channels linked to Qatar were unblocked in Saudi Arabia on Monday morning but the change arose from a
MILAN (Reuters) - One of the reasons Telecom Italia's (TIM) CEO Flavio Cattaneo fell out with the phone group's top shareholder Vivendi was the French
Shares of technology companies have been on a tear this year, driving up stock markets around the world. One, however, has been a notable exception to
Two Norwegian companies are taking the lead in the race to build the world’s first crewless, autonomously operated electric ship, an advance that co
Lyft said it is forming its own autonomous-car development division, hiring hundreds of engineers for it and opening a new office in the heart of Sili
The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws
An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits.
Nevada's new toad species is already on the brink of extinction
A Swiss couple whose bodies were found on an Alpine glacier after they went missing for nearly 75 years has been buried in Switzerland
An accused hacker will head to Brooklyn federal court in a trial that will offer a rare look into the mechanics of how cybercriminals take control of
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported
Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who lacks time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for ba
Beijing’s internet censors are now targeting foreign movies and TV shows that are popular with young Chinese as it tries reinsert Communist ideology
NAIROBI (Reuters) - An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) targete
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc has formed a self-driving car division, company executives said, a bold investment for the second-largest U.S. ride
An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour wit
(Reuters) - A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm Inc in its legal dispute with Apple Inc by calling on
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software tha
The National Weather Service is canceling its contract with 3,800 workers
German automaker Audi will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival D
Known for his teasing tweets and ever-expanding list of high-tech ambitions, Elon Musk set observers abuzz again with a vague claim he received “ver
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Uber and other rideshare drivers are turning to private Facebook groups, where they ask for advice, share experiences and — perhaps most importantly
Lyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from the flurry of partnerships that have
PARIS (Reuters) - French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH , said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap
The young Canadian lived an apparently quiet life for more than a year with his Thai girlfriend, but the flashy cars he drove stood out. Authorities s
An underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the firs
BERLIN (Reuters) - More than half the companies in Germany have been hit by spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT indust
(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday dealt Arista Networks Inc a loss in its technology dispute with Cisco Systems Inc and refused to set aside
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