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Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

FRANKFURT - Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.

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Contest for Nokia's HERE seen as a three-way race

NECKARSULM, Germany - The contest for Nokia's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Navinfo, people familiar with the process said.

China 22 May 2015

Adult online dating site reports data security breach of member information

- An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said on Friday.

22 May 2015

U.S. moves to facilitate social media in Crimea

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday authorized American businesses and individuals to facilitate personal communications over the Internet like social media, instant messaging and photo sharing in Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine last year.

22 May 2015

French court sets rules for alternative taxis such as Uber

PARIS - France's highest administrative court on Friday approved two out of three main restrictions on private chauffeured vehicle services such as Uber that were introduced last year after complaints from traditional cab drivers of unfair competition.

22 May 2015

Uber in talks with banks for $1 billion credit facility: WSJ

- Uber Technologies Inc is seeking a $1 billion credit line from banks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

22 May 2015