Category Archives: Tech

Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

By David Shepardson & Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) – Back in 2008, with gas prices averaging nearly $4 a gallon, President Barack Obama set a goal of getting one million…

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Japan Inc may win Sharp battle, but lose the LCD war

By Ritsuko Ando & Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – A state-backed Japanese fund is frontrunner to rescue Sharp Corp, ahead of a rival approach from Apple supplier Foxconn, yet industry…

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News Corp denies rumors of Twitter bid

By Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said rumors approximately the company's interest in buying microblogging site Twitter Inc or building a stake in it were untrue….

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Here come the robots: Davos bosses brace for big technology shocks

By Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Implantable mobile phones. 3D-printed organs for transplant. Clothes & reading-glasses connected to the Internet. Such things may be science fiction today yet they…

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Sina Weibo drops its 140-character limit as Twitter ponders similar move

View photo . Chinese social network Sina Weibo is removing its 140-character limit. According to a┬áreport from China's Xinhua News, the company's CEO confirmed the plans today, with the new…

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Watch the beautiful nightmare of ads invading your dreams

View photo . Every advertiser wants to obtain under people's skin & communicate with their basest desires. But no advertiser has ever done it quite so unnervingly as this short…

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Netflix global push grabs more customers than expected; shares jump

By Lisa Richwine (Reuters) – Netflix Inc's aggressive push into international markets won more customers than the video streaming service & its investors expected last quarter, sending its shares surging…

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Mellanox CEO to see immediate profit boost from EZchip deal

By Tova Cohen TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Its $811 million acquisition of EZchip Semiconductor will add to Mellanox Technologies' revenue & net profit immediately, Mellanox's chief executive said on Wednesday….

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Apple seeks nod to open India stores amid concerns of slowing sales growth

By Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc has applied to set up its own stores in India, one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets, as the iPhone-maker looks…

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Dutch arrest 10 men suspected of using Bitcoin to launder money

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ten men suspected of using the digital currency Bitcoin to launder up to 20 million euros ($22 million) of criminal money made from online drug deals have…

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