SCIENTISTS PLAN DNA HUNT FOR LOCH NESS MONSTER NEXT MONTH

LONDON - A global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA in an experiment...

CYBER FIRMS, UKRAINE WARN OF PLANNED RUSSIAN ATTACK

TORONTO/KIEV - Cisco Systems Inc warned on Wednesday that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens...

 
 
 

'THERE IS NO FREE LUNCH', MACRON TELLS TECH GIANT CEOS

PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world's biggest technology firms on Wednesday that he wanted innovation...

CYBER FIRMS WARN ON SUSPECTED RUSSIAN PLAN TO ATTACK UKRAINE

Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries...

 
 
 

TESLA MODEL 3 REGISTRATIONS ZIP PAST RIVALS IN CALIFORNIA

Tesla Inc's Model 3 sedan recorded more registrations in California than its class rivals BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C-Class in the...

UBER WIDENS HEALTH COVER IN EUROPE AS NEW CEO MEETS FRANCE'S MACRON

PARIS - Uber plans to offer all its European drivers an upgraded version of the health insurance it already provides in France in a...

 
 
 

IBM ANNOUNCES NEW HIRING IN FRANCE AS CEOS MEET MACRON

PARIS - IBM announced new recruitment in France before a meeting between President Emmanuel Macron and the bosses of IBM and Microsoft...

CONSUMER GROUPS ASK U.S. AGENCY TO PROBE TESLA 'AUTOPILOT' ADS

SAN FRANCISCO - Two U.S. consumer advocacy groups urged the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate what they called Tesla...

 
 
 

ISRAEL'S DEFENSE EXPERTISE DRIVES TECH BOOM FOR AUTONOMOUS CARS

SHFAYIM, Israel - Technology that has helped Israel's military drive tanks, guide and intercept missiles, and keep its computer systems...

MOBILE PAYMENT FIRMS STRUGGLE TO DETHRONE CASH IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

SINGAPORE/HANOI - Bui Mai Phuong is an avid online shopper, ordering anything from clothing to personal-care products from her smartphone....

 
 
 

FOXCONN'S UNIT TARGETS RAISING $4.3 BILLION IN BIGGEST CHINA IPO SINCE 2015

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI - Foxconn Industrial Internet , a subsidiary of the world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn , announced plans...

CHINA'S ZTE ESTIMATES AT LEAST $3.1 BILLION LOSS FROM U.S. SANCTIONS: BLOOMBERG

BEIJING - China's ZTE Corp is estimating losses of at least 20 billion yuan due to Washington's ban on U.S. firms supplying the telecommunications...

 
 
 

FOXCONN UNIT AIMS TO RAISE $4.3 BILLION IN BIGGEST CHINA IPO SINCE 2015

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI - Foxconn Industrial Internet , a subsidiary of the world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn , said it plans to...

YELP SEEKS TO REVIVE EU ANTITRUST COMPLAINT AGAINST GOOGLE

SAN FRANCISCO - Yelp Inc said on Tuesday it has renewed a European antitrust complaint against Alphabet Inc's Google, seeking to gain...

 
 
 

ACER TO UNVEIL NEW CHROMEBOOKS, NEXT STEP IN GOOGLE'S BUSINESS PITCH

SAN FRANCISCO - Acer Inc will unveil its first line of high-end laptops running Google's Chrome OS on Wednesday, an executive told...

TESLA HIRES SNAP EXEC AS ENGINEERING VP

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc said on Tuesday it had hired Snapchat maker Snap Inc's vice president of monetization engineering, Stuart...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK FACE-OFF: EU GETS LITTLE NEWS FROM ZUCKERBERG

BRUSSELS - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sailed through a grilling from EU lawmakers about the social network's data policies as lengthy...

CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS WARN AMAZON ABOUT GOVT USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION

U.S. civil liberties groups on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to stop offering facial recognition services to governments, warning...

 
 
 

TRUMP FLOATS MANAGEMENT CHANGES INSTEAD OF SANCTIONS FOR CHINA'S ZTE

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a plan to fine ZTE Corp and shake up its management as his administration...

SNAP'S STUART BOWERS JOINS TESLA AS VP OF ENGINEERING

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc said on Tuesday it had hired Snap Inc's vice president of monetization, Stuart Bowers, as VP of engineering.

 
 
 



Hands On With The HTC U12 Plus Android Flagship

Hands On With The HTC U12 Plus Android Flagship

HTC has finally taken the wraps off of the U12 Plus smartphone, its one and only flagship for 2018. It actually retains quite a few features from the U11 that the company... Read more ...

OnePlus 6 now available to order in Canada

OnePlus 6 now available to order in Canada

Canadian consumers can now order the OnePlus 6 via OnePlus.com. The base model of OnePlus' latest flagship, which comes with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, is priced... Read more ...

HTC's newest phone is see-through, squeezable, and has some of the most...

HTC's newest phone is see-through, squeezable, and has some of the most futuristic features of any high-end smartphone

HTC's newest flagship phone is here. On Wednesday, HTC unveiled the the U12+, a high-end Android smartphone aimed at the Samsungs and LGs of the world. The HTC U12+ is the only... Read more ...

You can now hire a plumber or a cleaner on Facebook via Marketplace

You can now hire a plumber or a cleaner on Facebook via Marketplace

Burned out by Craigslist? Overwhelmed by eBay? Try Facebook instead. In May 2018, the social media site expanded its functionality, and has now dipped its toe into home... Read more ...

HTC U12+ Hands-On: Still Trying to Make Squeezable Phones Happen

HTC U12+ Hands-On: Still Trying to Make Squeezable Phones Happen

The HTC U12+ is a $799 flagship that experiments with flashy design and squeeze-based controls, but this big-screen phone has some trade-offs. Read more ...

Save $100 on the Nest Secure wireless alarm system for today only

Save $100 on the Nest Secure wireless alarm system for today only

Grab it now! Home Depot currently has the Nest Secure wireless alarm system available for just $399, which is a savings of $100. It still sells for its full price everywhere... Read more ...

European politician gets ratioed after tweeting a selfie with Zuck

European politician gets ratioed after tweeting a selfie with Zuck

Mark Zuckerberg's hearing in front of EU parliamentary members was somewhat disappointing. Many had hoped for some straight answers from Facebook's CEO. However, due to the odd... Read more ...

Electronic Arts acquires GameFly's cloud streaming tech

Electronic Arts acquires GameFly's cloud streaming tech

Electronic Arts made a rather surprising announcement today, revealing that it has acquired GameFly's cloud gaming assets and its personnel. We have, of course, heard a lot of... Read more ...

Sony: The next PlayStation is another three years away

Sony: The next PlayStation is another three years away

Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, the Japanese console maker has explained the next PlayStation is at least three years away. ... Read more ...

Comcast says it will bid on Fox, in attempt to block Disney acquisition

Comcast says it will bid on Fox, in attempt to block Disney acquisition

Comcast really wants to own 21st Century Fox. The company announced today that it's planning and is in the “advanced stages of preparing” an offer for Fox in the hopes that... Read more ...