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  • Angry Birds maker to tailor games in Chinese market Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:56 PM ET

    Finland's Rovio will start tailoring its Angry Birds mobile games to the Chinese market as it aims to step up business in the world's most populous country.

  • InContact reports 4Q loss Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:12 PM ET

    MIDVALE, Utah _ InContact Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $5.6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share. InContact expects full-year results to range from a loss of 17 cents per share to a loss of 12 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $205 million to $210...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo is giving away a toolkit for managing mobile apps in a move aimed at reaping more revenue from smartphones and tablets as CEO Marissa Mayer scrambles to catch up to the Internet company's rivals. The strategy will enable Yahoo Inc. to distribute ads in other mobile apps besides its own. Besides that, Yahoo also is trying to plant its search...

  • TORONTO, Feb 19- BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend. The company said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3. 1 gives users the ability to access both the BlackBerry World appstore and the...

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, said on Thursday it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts said was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. Lenovo had come under fire from security researchers who said earlier on Thursday the company pre-installed a virus-like software from a company...

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, said on Thursday it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts said was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. Lenovo had come under fire from security researchers who said earlier on Thursday the company pre-installed a virus-like software from a company...

  • Lenovo-made laptops vulnerable to hacking: Experts Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Lenovo laptop computers await testing

    Lenovo pre-installed a virus-like software on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to hacking, cybersecurity experts said.

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, had pre-installed a virus-like software on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to hacking, cybersecurity experts said on Thursday. Users reported as early as last June that a programme called Superfish pre-installed by Lenovo on consumer laptops was' adware', or software that...

  • Samsung just bought an Apple Pay rival Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    A Samsung Galaxy Tab S is on display at Madison Square Garden in New York during an event.

    Samsung has acquired LoopPay, company whose technology transmits payments to retail store systems without having to swipe a card.

  • Financial apps can help keep your spending in check Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:35 PM ET

    Joshua Levinson was about to splurge on some exercise equipment, but a personal finance app on his smartphone gave him a friendly reminder: He'd just recently dropped $150 for Valentine's Day. He estimates it saves him from $50 to $100 a month. Apps for budgeting, expense tracking, paying down debt and other personal financial uses abound these days on Apple's App...

  • DeSoto cab company taking on name of mobile app Flywheel Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:07 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— A San Francisco taxi company is ditching its 82- year-old brand and renaming itself after a smartphone app in the latest sign of how mobile technology is changing the way people get a ride. The newly minted Flywheel taxis will be owned and operated independently from the Flywheel app, which is made by a 6- year-old startup in Redwood City,...

  • Forget iPhones, this is key for Apple: Analyst Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:49 PM ET
    Apple Pay on display

    Devices drive Apple's profit, but the company's presence beyond hardware will push its value moving forward, an analyst said.

  • Top this! Company giving away Teslas as a bonus Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    Employees at this company received brand new Tesla's as their bonus.

    A Chinese startup is giving every employee with more than four months with the company a Tesla for their traditional year-end bonus.

  • Feb 17- British mobile-banking software maker Monitise Plc said it was in constructive discussions after putting itself up for sale last month, sending its shares up more that 11 percent. Monitise said in January that it had received "a number of expressions of interest" as part of an "all encompassing" strategic review, including "corporate transactions and...

  • Feb 17- Monitise Plc, a British mobile-banking software maker, said first-half group EBITDA loss widened, hurt by its switch last year to a subscription model from one based on licences. Monitise, which put itself up for sale last month, said interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation loss widened to 30.8 million pounds for the six months ended Dec. 31, from 10.2...

  • Feb 17- Monitise Plc, a British mobile-banking software maker, said first-half group EBITDA loss widened, hurt by its switch last year to a subscription model from one based on licences. Monitise, which put itself up for sale last month, said interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation loss widened to 30.8 million pounds for the six months ended Dec. 31, from 10.2...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16- The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers, according to cyber researchers and former operatives. That long-sought and closely...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16- The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers, according to cyber researchers and former operatives. That long-sought and closely...

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 14- Technology giant Apple is learning how to make a self-driving electric car and is talking to experts at carmakers and automotive suppliers, an automotive source familiar with the talks said on Saturday. The Cupertino, California- based maker of phones, computers and watches is exploring how to make an entire vehicle, not just designing...

  • Did Japanese experts build an artificial brain? Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 6:55 PM ET

    By turning human embryonic stem cells into a cerebellum, Japanese researchers constructed a part of an "artificial brain," Discovery.com reported.

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