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  • Facebook's launches new 'Reactions' buttons

    The tech giant rolls out its new feature to give users more options when responding to a post.

  • Understanding Uber's driver rating system

    Authorities question the ride hailing app's rating system for its drivers.

  • Twitter rolls out new tool

    The social media company launches a new feature designed to show the 'best' tweets first.

  • TORONTO, Feb 5- BlackBerry Ltd is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said on Friday, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise software business. The layoffs will affect 75 manufacturing jobs in Sunrise, Florida, a state government website showed.

  • The company, which makes computer-aided design software, said it expected pre-tax charges of $85 million- $95 million related to the restructuring. The company in November forecast fourth-quarter adjusted profit of between 8- 12 cents per share on revenue of $620- $640 million. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 10 cents per share on revenue of...

  • Facebook's WhatsApp reaches 1B mark

    The Facebook-owned messaging service reaches a key milestone as it searches for ways to monetize the app.

  • Apple's latest woes? Safari is crashing

    Reports surface about a bug crashing Safari browsers worldwide on both Apple iPhones and Mac computers.

  • Digital gaming sales hit record $61 billion in 2015

    Worldwide digital video game sales hit a record last year, according to SuperData Research.

  • MUNICH, Germany, Jan 25- Germany's Siemens has agreed to buy U.S. engineering software firm CD-adapco for $970 million, it confirmed on Monday, beefing up its core industrial business with the latest in a string of acquisitions in the area. "As part of its Vision 2020, Siemens is acquiring CD-adapco and sharpening its focus on growth in digital business and...

  • Facebook's WhatsApp nixes fees

    The mobile messaging service will no longer charge annual subscription fees.

  • Here's one more thing that Siri can do: Beatbox

    Apple's voice-powered personal assistant can beatbox and fulfill other requests

  • Most notably, BMW has created a 200- strong digital innovation hub in Chicago, hiring software engineers who worked for mobile phone pioneer Nokia, as the German carmaker seeks to get ahead in the area of assistance systems and software applications. "Their task is to develop a premium experience in the digital area and in mobility services," BMW board member Ian...

  • DETROIT, Jan 11- Rapidly evolving technology is upending the traditional pecking order in the luxury car market, which has always valued larger vehicles over smaller ones. Mercedes-Benz, for example, has equipped its new E-Class mid-sized sedan with better computer chips, cameras, software and sensors than those in the S-Class- the flagship that has for decades...

  • Uber taps into public transit with new partnership

    The ride-hailing app partners with TransLoc to ally itself with public transit agencies.

  • Microsoft building its own SIM cards

    The software giant is testing a cellular data app that lets users connect to mobile networks without a contract, The Verge reports.

  • Apple acquires emotion-detecting AI start-up

    The tech giant buys a company that uses artificial intelligence software to analyze emotions from facial expressions.

  • GrubHub finds rise in savory foods on New Years

    Deep dish pizza is 3,252% more likely to be ordered than usual.

  • Should you download the 'Carrier Settings Update' on an iPhone, iPad?

    Re/code says most updates are safe to download, but there's no harm in waiting either.

  • Tourist in Shanghai China

    When traveling abroad, it is important to protect your email communication and prevent hackers from stealing private information.

  • This app is blowing up on college campuses

    The startup crowdfunding app Tilt makes it easy to collect money from groups. Here's a look at why it is rapidly growing on college campuses in the U.S. and abroad.