WATERLOO, Ontario, March 27- BlackBerry Ltd is likely to see a part of its targeted software revenue growth in the coming fiscal year come from the acquisition of companies that will allow it to sell more value-added services, Chief Executive John Chen said on Friday. "Now that we have a cash generation capability, we are going to invest and some of the growth is going...» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO— Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Google or Facebook. German software maker SAP is hoping to draw a walk-in crowd of techies— and perhaps raise its own Silicon Valley profile— by selling high-end...
After a year of controversy, the bitcoin market might have just got slightly more professional.
*Nintendo, DeNA to jointly develop, operate phone apps. *Nintendo has lost users to apps, console rivals. Nintendo, which already warned its annual operating profit would halve on weak console sales, said on Tuesday it was teaming up with online gaming firm DeNA Co Ltd to develop and operate gaming apps.
*Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...
Teams are turning to social media to communicate with fans, boosting enthusiasm and mobile ticket ordering—and scoring a major win.
Amazon and Microsoft are "friends" not rivals of Alibaba in the cloud computing space, a top exec at the Chinese e-commerce giant told CNBC.
People are tapping the wisdom of experts on crowdsourcing sites to get insights on thousands of diseases that still baffle scientists.
TORONTO, March 12- Technology companies look set to supplant energy and mining firms as the driver of Canadian initial public offerings this year as global optimism about tech startups boosts valuations and spurs early investors to cash out. "In the next 12 to 24 months, you're going to finally see the most significant volume of Canadian tech IPOs you've seen in...
BEIJING, March 12- China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's largest e-commerce firm, has begun hunting staff in Seattle, home turf of Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, focusing on savvy cloud computing hires as it ramps up U.S. operations. Three positions were open to people in Seattle, two of which also allow applications for Alibaba's Silicon Valley...
NEW YORK, March 10- A federal judge in California on Tuesday invalidated four Hewlett-Packard Co patents for being too abstract, marking a setback in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against competitor ServiceNow Inc. Hewlett-Packard last year accused its competitor, a Santa Clara, California- based software company, of infringing eight patents on...
Google's latest Android update has an anti-theft feature, which could make stolen phones useless to thieves.
CHICAGO, March 9- U.S. health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases by tracking their behaviors via iPhone. Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College are among the first to...
BOSTON, March 6- Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned. Microsoft released a security advisory on Thursday warning customers that their PCs were also vulnerable...
As homes get smarter and products and appliances are interconnected to the Internet, consumers are more vulnerable to cyberattacks.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service's latest move to expand its money-making advertising features. The carousel ads feature will initially be available in the United States to a limited set of advertising partners, Instagram said.
Smartphone makers are launching a slew of privacy-centric devices in a bid to take advantage of users' concerns about being spied on by governments.
Sit back, dim the lights, turn up the heating and put on your favorite film...all with one app.
Clever marketing has helped Micromax dethrone Samsung as the number one smartphone vendor in India, the company's chairman told CNBC.
Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.
March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest personal...
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Consumers will buy into virtual reality when it offers a convincing sense of being in another place, Sony PlayStation's Rick Marks says.
Hulk Hogan and the WWE are hoping their biggest event of the year will boost the company's fledgling digital network.
CEO John Chen says he's happy with BlackBerry's performance now that it has posted a second-straight quarterly profit.