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  • The feud is the latest in Silicon Valley to put customers in the crossfire of major competitors. Amazon and Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, square off in many areas, from cloud computing and online search, to selling voice-controlled gadgets like the Google Home and Amazon Echo Show. "Given this lack of reciprocity, we are no longer supporting YouTube on Echo...

  • MUMBAI, Dec 5- Alphabet Inc's Google launched a stripped-down version of its Android software in India on Tuesday, as it attempts to woo millions of basic phone users in the fast-growing wireless services market. "The new lighter operating system, if it works well, will likely attract first-time smartphone buyers to devices retailing in the $30 to $75 range," said...

  • The silhouette of Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., is seen during the Oculus Connect 4 product launch event in San Jose, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.

    In each case, the ads ran afoul of Facebook’s own guidelines to curb misleading and malicious advertising, ProPublica reports.

  • LONDON— Britain's cybersecurity agency has told government departments not to use antivirus software from Moscow- based firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns about Russian snooping. Ciaran Martin, head of the National Cyber Security Centre, said " Russia is acting against the U.K.' s national interest in cyberspace." In a letter dated Friday to civil service chiefs, he...

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    Housing shortages in US cities is spurring developers to gentrify neighborhoods like Berkeley, California. It is sparking outrage.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30- Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the issues raised by the use of encrypted apps inside companies. There is nothing inherently unlawful about instructing...

  • "Investors are taking a slightly cautious attitude after yesterday's surge because we are hitting a speed bump with the bill," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in Bernardsville, New Jersey. The U.S. special counsel's office charged former national security adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's...

  • Dec 1- U.S. stock futures pointed to a reversal of some of this week's gains for Wall Street on Friday, as a delay in voting on a Republican tax overhaul kept investors on edge about its passage. The U.S. Senate debated the tax bill late into Thursday and adjourned as some of the fiscal conservatives were unsettled about the effect on the deficit from the bill.

  • *Shares hit A $3.60, listed a year ago at 20 cents per share. In a separate statement, it said it signed a multi-year partnership with the operator of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut fast food restaurants, allowing them to use its software in 20 countries in the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Shares of GetSwift leapt 84 percent to be trading at A $3.60 by mid-session, compared...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 30- Amazon.com Inc this week announced a flurry of new machine learning features for its Amazon Web Services cloud computing business, raising its challenge to Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms for the lead in artificial intelligence. The product announcements, made at AWS's annual conference in Las Vegas, cap off a year in which Amazon...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30- Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the issues raised by the use of encrypted apps inside companies. There is nothing inherently unlawful about instructing...

  • Licensing revenue rose 13.6 percent to $785 million, beating analysts' estimates of $772.9 million, according to financial data and analytics firm FactSet. Net income rose to $443 million, or $1.07 per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 3 from $319 million, or 75 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected a profit of $1.27 per share and...

  • Nov 30- Amazon.com Inc wants to be your new executive assistant at work. "Meetings always start 10 minutes late" due to small technology issues, Amazon's Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels said at the company's cloud-computing summit in Las Vegas on Thursday, announcing the service. The answer to that question is Amazon's "Alexa for Business" offering, which...

  • BOSTON, Nov 30- A former executive at British software company Autonomy has agreed to become a cooperating witness to resolve U.S. charges that he and others schemed to deceive investors about the firm's performance before its sale to Hewlett Packard in 2011.. A copy of the agreement filed in federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday said the deal's terms were...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 29- Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday announced its adoption of Kubernetes, a popular open-source technology, in a sign of increased competition in the cloud computing business, which Amazon Web Services has long dominated. AWS Chief Executive Andy Jassy made the Kubernetes announcement at Re: Invent, AWSs annual conference in Las Vegas which this year...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 29- Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the issues raised by the use of encrypted apps inside companies. There is nothing inherently unlawful about instructing...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 29- Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday announced its adoption of Kubernetes, a popular open-source technology, in a sign of increased competition in the cloud computing business, which Amazon Web Services has long dominated. AWS Chief Executive Andy Jassy made the Kubernetes announcement at Re: Invent, AWSs annual conference in Las Vegas which this year...

  • TORONTO, Nov 29- Canada's main stock index ended lower on Wednesday, weighed down by losses among miners as copper and gold prices fell and a pullback in technology stocks led by ecommerce software company Shopify Inc.. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 61.92 points, or 0.39 percent, to 15,967.72.

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 29- Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday announced its adoption of Kubernetes, a popular open-source technology, in a sign of increased competition in the cloud computing business, which Amazon Web Services has long dominated. Kubernetes has emerged as a standard among companies as they build more applications on public clouds, the big computer data...

  • Nov 29- Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would review its software development process after scrambling to patch a serious bug it learned of on Tuesday in its macOS operating system for desktop and laptop computers. The bug could potentially give attackers with physical access to a machine unfettered access to it without a password. Apple said a patch was...