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BEIJING, Nov 27- Microsoft Corp. has made it harder to monitor calls and chats over its Skype phone service in China, a freedom of expression advocacy group said, as the Chinese government steps up censorship of the Internet.
There's been a huge upheaval in the media landscape. BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg weighs in on what the future will look like.
CHATHAM, N.J./ LOS ANGELES/ WHITE PLAINS, NY, Nov 27- T he 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its ugly sweaters and, for many retailers, even uglier discounts.
The new PlayStation and Xbox are highly sought after this Christmas. But these devices don't come cheap, for the consumer or the manufacturer.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 26- Hewlett-Packard Co beat revenue forecasts as sales growth in its enterprise group inspired cautious optimism about the company's turnaround plan, and its shares rallied more than 7 percent.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 26- Activist investor Carl Icahn will sell all his shares in Take-Two Interactive Software Inc back to the videogame company, netting a fat return on his investment in the "Grand Theft Auto" publisher.
There's no one hot holiday toy this year, but parents have plenty of wow-worthy gifts to pick from.
CNET's editor-at-large Tim Stevens thinks the home console business will see "troubling times" over the next few years. He discusses the war between Sony and Microsoft.
U.S. tech companies could lose their exemption from privacy rules unless the U.S. changes the way it treats EU citizens' online data, the FT reports.
How on earth did the National Security Agency get data from Yahoo and Google without them knowing about it? The New York Times reports.
Know that Johnny Mercer song, "Accentuate the Positive?" If you’re trying to make money in this market, you should.
*History, sentiment put reform spotlight on Guangdong. GUANGZHOU, China, Nov 26- Just days after China announced sweeping reforms to revitalise its economy, several hundred striking workers rallied outside a Nokia factory in its wealthiest and most industrialised region shouting: "Protect our rights!"
Apple is losing its luster this holiday season because of a more diverse tablet marketplace, a senior tech analyst tells CNBC.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
JERUSALEM, Nov 25- Apple Inc has bought Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, the companies said on Monday. An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase but declined to say how much it spent.
Nov 25- Apple Inc agreed to buy Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, for about $350 million, Bloomberg reported on Sunday citing a source. Apple's interest in PrimeSense was first reported in July by the Israel- based Calacist news website.
Apple South Asia Pte Ltd, however, its Singapore entity, booked $14.9 billion in revenue for the 12 months to September 2012- more than it would have received had the country's entire 5.3 million population each bought an iPhone 5 S, an iPad Air and a MacBook Pro.
Signs of rapidly worsening Chinese demand for IT giants IBM and Cisco Systems are starting to spook Hewlett-Packard investors.
It could be your last chance to indulge, as the sports monopolies want to see the Internet TV service defeated.
Microsoft sold over 1 million of its new Xbox One game consoles within 24 hours of their hitting store shelves, on par with Sony's PlayStation 4.