YOUTUBE STEPS UP TAKEDOWNS AS CONCERNS ABOUT KIDS' VIDEOS GROW

YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday,...

PETER THIEL MAY LOOK TO BUY GAWKER.COM: BUZZFEED

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wednesday.

 
 
 

Q&A: EXPLAINING THE FIGHT OVER U.S. 'NET NEUTRALITY' REGULATIONS

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules...

FACEBOOK TO LET USERS SEE IF THEY 'LIKED' RUSSIAN ACCOUNTS

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they...

 
 
 

BROADCOM CONSIDERING SWEETENED QUALCOMM BID: SOURCES

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation...

AIR NEW ZEALAND, SWISS TRAVEL PLATFORM WINDING TREE IN BLOCKCHAIN TIE-UP

NEW YORK - Air New Zealand said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: SAP INVESTIGATING ITS SALES PRACTICES IN GULF REGION

DUBAI/LONDON - German business software giant SAP , which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by...

TECH STILL HEDGE FUNDS' SWEETHEART SECTOR: GOLDMAN SACHS

LONDON - Tech stocks remain the largest net sector exposure for equity hedge funds, which are set to deliver their strongest returns...

 
 
 

FTC SAYS IT IS EVALUATING 'SERIOUS ISSUES' RAISED IN UBER'S HANDLING OF A DATA BREACH

WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was "closely...

UBER BREACH, COVER-UP TRIGGER GOVERNMENT PROBES AROUND THE GLOBE

TORONTO - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATIC FCC COMMISSIONER SIDES WITH KEEPING NET NEUTRALITY RULES

WASHINGTON - Democratic Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said on Wednesday she supported the net neutrality rules...

PETER THIEL SELLS MOST OF REMAINING FACEBOOK STAKE

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, Facebook Inc's first institutional investor, has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: SAP SAYS EXECUTIVE RESIGNS AMID GULF REGION SALES PROBE

DUBAI/LONDON - SAP is investigating sales practices in its Gulf region after executives in charge of its dealings in the region resigned...

DEUTSCHE BANK STRATEGIST TELLS INVESTORS TO AVOID BITCOIN

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank has joined the ranks of those warning about the virtual currency bitcoin as an investment.

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: SAP SAYS TOP GULF EXECUTIVES OUT; SOURCE SAYS IRAN COMPLIANCE AT ISSUE

FRANKFURT - SAP faces fresh questions about its sales practices in emerging markets after executives in charge of its business dealings...

PAYPAL PURCHASE PROTECTION DOESN'T SHIELD FROM LAWSUITS: GERMAN COURT

KARLSRUHE, Germany - Germany's highest court ruled on Wednesday that PayPal's purchase protection scheme does not shield customers...

 
 
 

LYFT WINS PERMIT TO TEST SELF-DRIVING CARS IN CALIFORNIA

U.S. ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race...

GERMAN CYBER AGENCY CALLS FOR AUTHORITY TO HACK BACK: SPIEGEL

FRANKFURT - Germany spy agencies should have the authority to digitally strike back against cyber criminals, the president of Germany's...

 
 
 

HPE CEO WHITMAN'S SURPRISE EXIT STUMPS WALL STREET

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down...

WHITMAN'S SURPRISE EXIT STUMPS WALL STREET, SHARES FALL

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co were down 6 percent in pre-market trading on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's...

 
 
 



5 tips to get the best Dell laptop for you this Black Friday

5 tips to get the best Dell laptop for you this Black Friday

Black Friday arrives on November 24, and it's an excellent time to buy a new Dell laptop, as the Dell.co.uk website is offering some amazing exclusive deals. However, with... Read more ...

The best hand-picked Black Friday deals are right here!

The best hand-picked Black Friday deals are right here!

Stay with Thrifter over Black Friday and beyond for the best hand-picked deals, promos, and contests! There's a saying around these parts: if you're not watching Thrifter's... Read more ...

Go go go! The Black Friday Roku deal everyone's buzzing about just started...

Go go go! The Black Friday Roku deal everyone's buzzing about just started early on Amazon

There are so many Black Friday sales that are buzzing right now, from big discounts on Bose gear to a sweet sale on Nest's thermostat and cameras. One of the most hyped Black... Read more ...

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all... Read more ...

Net neutrality, consolidation, monopolies, and you

Net neutrality, consolidation, monopolies, and you

Net neutrality is still worth fighting for. Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission, has proposed a complete repeal of Obama-era "net... Read more ...

Save £65 on Nest Thermostat 3.0 in the Amazon Black Friday sales

Save £65 on Nest Thermostat 3.0 in the Amazon Black Friday sales

Saving money not only on products and everyday items, but on your bills as well, is a big deal for everybody. So when you can combine the two and save £65 off a Nest Thermostat... Read more ...

The FCC Net Neutrality death proposal is here: It's worse than we thought

The FCC Net Neutrality death proposal is here: It's worse than we thought

Today Trump-installed FCC chairman Ajit Pai released his plan to destroy Net Neutrality. It's worse than we thought it might be. Yesterday we went over the Trump... Read more ...

Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Get smart Image by Thinkstock The future is now. Just look at all the new and nifty ways our homes can do more for us. From regulating temperatures, to operating our lights, to... Read more ...

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be working on a way to quickly pair Bluetooth devices to your Windows 10 PC. As first spotted by Thurrott , the initial bits of a thus-far undocumented... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ details leak, phones may be previewed at CES

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ details leak, phones may be previewed at CES

Now that most every flagship phone for 2017 has launched, many people are turning their focus to the devices that 2018 will hold. Today details on two of Samsung's 2018... Read more ...