Samsung to make new smartwatch available to competition

BERLIN (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> said on Thursday it would make its next smartwatch technology available to its competitors who moreover use Google Inc's <GOOGL.O> mobile platform Android, hoping…

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Protesters condemn U.S. case over Rentboy.com male escort website

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gay & civil rights activists gathered in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday to condemn the prosecution of the chief executive officer & six employees…

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Extra screen time drags down teenagers' exam grades, study finds

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Teenagers who spend an extra hour a day surfing the internet, watching TV or playing computer games risk performing two grades worse in exams…

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Ex-Tesla engineer charged with illegally accessing employee evaluations

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing employee evaluations with others…

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Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors & some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone locations, under a…

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Qualcomm president says splitting company may not create value

By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc's President Derek Aberle, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners to improve the licensing & chip design firm's stock…

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Tragic image of drowned Syrian toddler highlights human cost of refugee crisis

His name was Aylan. Images of a drowned Syrian boy’s body washed ashore on a Turkish beach caught the world’s attention Wednesday & highlighted the tragic plight of thousands of…

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Tennessee judge refuses straight couple’s divorce, citing SCOTUS gay marriage ruling

A Tennessee judge rejected a married couple’s request for divorce last week by citing the Supreme Court’s ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in June, according to local media. Chancellor…

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New approach to old alliance for Saudi King and Obama

By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday, aiming to push him for more support in Riyadh's efforts…

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Biden meets Jewish leaders in Florida to defend Iran deal

By John Whitesides DAVIE, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tried to reassure Jewish leaders in south Florida on Thursday that President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran…

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