GOOGLE SAYS SMARTPHONE MAKERS WILL BE FREE TO INSTALL RIVAL VERSIONS OF ANDROID.
*Changes come into force on Oct. 29 in Europe. Google, an Alphabet subsidiary, announced the changes on Tuesday, three months after the European Commission handed it a landmark 4.34 billion euro fine for using its popular Android mobile operating system to hinder rivals. The European Economic Area comprises the 28 EU countries, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and...
GOOGLE SAYS IT WILL CHARGE SMARTPHONE MAKERS LICENSING FEE FOR GOOGLE PLAY, GMAIL, YOUTUBE, OTHER APPS.
All of the accounts were hacked through phishing scams. The users hadn't enabled two-factor authentication on their accounts.
With Lyft's new All-Access Pass, riders can take 30 free rides each month, as long as those rides would cost $15 or less each.
Instagram's former CEO Kevin Systrom spoke publicly for the first time since leaving the company last month, saying "no one ever leaves a job because everything's awesome."
Facebook said it removed 13 pages and 10 accounts that were used to spread military propaganda in Myanmar as part of its ongoing effort to combat the spread of misinformation on its social network.
Sarah Hindlian, Macquarie analyst, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss why Macquarie is jumping on the Microsoft bandwagon and upgrading the stock.
Facebook on Friday said a recent security breach impacted about 20 million fewer accounts than the company had originally announced after discovering the issue in late September.
HELSINKI, Oct 12- Nokia's chairman has pointed the finger at his predecessor over the mobile phone maker's fall from grace in a book that has reopened old wounds in Finland, where the company remains a source of national pride. Nokia was the world's largest mobile handset maker and Europe's highest valued company at its peak, accounting for about 4 percent of...
TOKYO, Oct 12- SoftBank Group Corp has chosen five investment banks, including units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Goldman Sachs, as lead underwriters for the mammoth initial public offering of its mobile-phone unit, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. Bloomberg News reported Friday that the Japanese investment and technology firm aims to...
TOKYO, Oct 12- SoftBank Group Corp has chosen five investment banks, including units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Goldman Sachs, as lead underwriters for the mammoth initial public offering of its mobile-phone unit, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The other institutions are Mizuho Financial Group Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and the SMBC Nikko...
Facebook announced it has removed 559 Pages and 251 accounts from its platform that broke the social network's policies against spam to mislead users into clicking their posts.
Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya addressed concerns about his investment firm, Social Capital, while also calling the start-up economy "a multivariate kind of Ponzi scheme."
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey said people are leaving Facebook because the company is a very different place than it was in 2012.
Bradley Gastwirth of ABR Investment Strategy says the Google Pixel 3, which has a dual front-facing camera, looks like a "solid phone", while the specs for Huawei's new Mate series phones will likely be "right up there with any high-end phone."
Besides big tech companies like Amazon or Alibaba, Jonathan Curtis of Franklin Technology Fund says investors are not paying enough attention to others such as ServiceNow, SalesForce and Twilio.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9- Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled on Tuesday the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, its first tablet computer and a new Google Home smart speaker that includes a display. Google shipped 2.53 million Pixel 2 and 2 XL devices through the nine months ended June 30, garnering less than 1 percent of the global market for smartphones, according to...
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from Google's product launch on the Pixel Slate, one of the new hardware devices.
CAIRO, Oct 9- Egypt's first smartphone maker is looking to enter the broader African market by the end of 2018 or early 2019 as it seeks to boost exports, its sales director said. Silicon Industries Corporation, which already exports to the Gulf, aims to start selling phones in Kenya, Morocco, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique and...