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Apple, Samsung face new iPhone damages trial: U.S. judge

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:11
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone.
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Apple sees its mobile devices as platform for artificial intelligence

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:05
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc sees its mobile devices as a major platform for artificial intelligence in the future, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said on Monday.
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Kaspersky Lab to open anti-virus software to outside review

AP TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:32
NEW YORK (AP) -- Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab will open up its anti-virus software for review by outside parties....
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Project Loon restores web in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:05
The balloons are helping Puerto Ricans send text messages and browse the web on their phones.
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Cisco Systems buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cash

AP TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:05
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. will pay about $1.9 billion cash to buy BroadSoft Inc. in a move aimed at expanding its communications software offerings....
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Cisco to buy BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:15
(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc , the world's largest networking gear manufacturer, said it will buy U.S. telecommunications software company BroadSoft Inc in a deal valued at about $1.9 billion, including debt.
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal optimistic about Twitter investment: CNBC

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:49
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns investment firm Kingdom Holding, said in an interview with CNBC on Monday that he was optimistic about his investment in Twitter.
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Kaspersky Lab to open software to review, says nothing to hide

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:13
(Reuters) - Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab will ask independent parties to review the security of its anti-virus software, which the U.S. government has said could jeopardize national security, citing concerns over Kremlin influence and hijacking by Russian spies.
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Amazon backs German artificial intelligence research hub

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:59
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Amazon.com will open an artificial intelligence research center in the German university city of Tuebingen, creating 100 jobs over the next five years.
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FBI failed to access 7,000 encrypted mobile devices

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:43
Encryption has become "a huge, huge problem" for investigations, the FBI director says.
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Alan Turing school report reveals 'vague ideas'

SKY TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:28
He went on become a famous wartime codebreaker but when Alan Turing was a child his teachers told him they wanted "sound knowledge rather than vague ideas" from the mathematician.
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Kaspersky Lab says it will submit software for independent review

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:01
(Reuters) - Kaspersky Lab will ask independent parties to conduct security reviews of its widely used anti-virus software to help dispel allegations that the Russian government uses the products to conduct espionage, the Moscow-based company said on Monday.
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Toshiba sees annual loss of almost $1 billion after tax related to chip unit sale

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:39
TOKYO (Reuters) - Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Monday it now expects to slide to a net loss of nearly $1 billion this business year after calculating taxes related to the sale of its prized chip unit.
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Russian cybersecurity firm denies hack claims

SKY TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:08
Cybersecurity business Kaspersky Lab is launching a global transparency drive to address allegations its software could be used to spy on customers.
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JPMorgan reaches beyond its branches with new mobile account app

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 06:02
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In its first offering of online bank accounts, JPMorgan Chase & Co on Monday launched a new smartphone app that it hopes will attract new depositors, many of whom are young and may live far from any of its branch offices.
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Tencent unit China Literature launches up to $1.1 billion HK IPO

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 04:40
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Literature Ltd, China's largest online publishing and e-book company, launched an initial public offering for up to $1.1 billion on Monday, seeking funds for acquisitions and to expand its digital publishing business.
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Cisco nears deal to acquire BroadSoft: source

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 02:53
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc, the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, is nearing a deal to buy U.S. telecommunications software firm BroadSoft Inc for close to $2 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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JPMorgan partners with data start-up to boost fixed-income trading

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 02:33
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has partnered with data analytics start-up Mosaic Smart Data to help its fixed-income sales and trading business become more profitable.
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China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

TECHNEWS - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 02:25
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China's streets.
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Hololens tech used in bowel cancer surgery

BBC TECH - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 02:06
The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.
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