'Clash of Clans' maker Supercell buys majority stake in UK's Space Ape
HELSINKI Finnish mobile game maker Supercell has acquired a majority stake in London-based game studio Space Ape, the British company said on its website.
SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft Corp and Dell Inc have sealed a patent licensing deal under which Dell will pay the software giant royalties on sales of devices powered by Google Inc's Android or Chrome software.
The two companies will license to each other intellectual property related to Android and Chrome devices, such as "Chromebooks" based on Google's Chrome operating system.
Microsoft is locked in a battle with Google to ensure that handset makers using the free Android phone operating system pay Microsoft a license fee. Most of the larger handset makers, such as Samsung, LG and HTC, have already agreed to pay Microsoft a royalty on Android smartphones that Microsoft believes may infringe its patents.
Motorola, owned by Google but due to be sold to China's Lenovo, is the last big holdout partly because of its trove of patents.
(Reporting by San Francisco newsroom; Editing by Steve Orlorfsky)
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars.
DUBAI/FRANKFURT Dubai's Emaar Malls will buy a 51 percent stake in e-commerce fashion website Namshi from Global Fashion Group (GFG), a start-up set up by Rocket Internet, for $151 million as competition for technology deals heats up in the Middle East.