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  • Review: Android Wear is about simplifying future Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— In its first iteration, Google's Android Wear software for computerized wristwatches isn't so much about innovation as it is an effort at simplification. Available in two smartwatches out within the next week, Android Wear is rather limited in what it can do.

  • Energy sector faces attacks from hackers in Russia Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:51 AM ET

    Russian hackers have been systematically targeting hundreds of Western oil and gas companies, the NYT reports.

  • June 30- Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders confirmed on Monday they had agreed to settle litigation over the $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp..

  • *Alibaba the king of online retail on personal computers in China. *Alibaba headed for big IPO in New York this year. BEIJING, July 1- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd may have dominated online retail on personal computers, but is some way from replicating that leadership in shopping by smartphone and other mobile devices.

  • Oracle targets US$10bn debt raise with new bond Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 30- Oracle Corp on Monday launched a US $10 billion seven-part bond offering to finance its pending acquisition of Micros Systems and potential share buybacks as it looks to boost growth. Oracle, the world's number two business software maker, announced it was buying Micros Systems last week.

  • Richard Gordon, managing vice president at Gartner Research, says there is price pressure on the IT sector.

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    Facebook manipulated the news feeds of over half a million users. The NYTimes reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ DETROIT, June 30- In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars.

  • June 27- Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.

  • June 27- Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.

  • AMSTERDAM/ SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- Dutch healthcare and lighting company Philips said on Thursday it was teaming up with Salesforce, one of the first cloud-computing companies in the United States, to offer online management of chronic diseases.

  • U.S. FDA seeks ideas for nanotech use in livestock feed Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CHICAGO, June 26- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is opening the door for livestock feed manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies to roll out nanotechnology products that could make animals gain weight faster or absorb medications more quickly.

  • June 26- Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing services provider, cut the top end of its full-year earnings forecast as margins come under pressure, taking the shine off a rebound in its consulting business that boosted quarterly revenue.

  • June 26- Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, reported a better-than-expected 7.5 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, led by a rebound in demand for its consulting services. Accenture forecast revenue of between $7.45 billion and $7.70 billion for the fourth-quarter.

  • New technology, such as Google Inc's Google Glass, a tiny computer mounted on eyeglasses, could create new challenges for safekeeping client data, brokerage executives and regulators say. The worries are surfacing as Google is rolling out new frames by designer Diane von Furstenberg this week.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Oculus VR, the technology startup that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion, has denied improperly using video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc's trade secrets to create its virtual reality gaming headset.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc's Android software is coming to cars, televisions and watches this year, as the Internet search giant races against Apple Inc and other tech companies to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.

  • BOSTON, June 25- Police can order an accused criminal to decrypt his computer without violating his constitutional right against self-incrimination, Massachusetts' top court said on Wednesday.

  • Google unveils "Fit" health, fitness tracking platform Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc unveiled a "Google Fit" platform on Wednesday to help users of its Android mobile software collate and keep track of health and fitness data on smartwatches and other mobile devices. Fit functions similarly to recently introduced services from Apple and Samsung.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc's Android software is coming to cars, televisions and watches this year, as the Internet search giant races against Apple Inc and other tech companies to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.