Edition:
United States

Technology News

Photo

Half a million sign petition supporting Uber in London

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON Half a million people have signed an online petition in under 24 hours backing Uber's bid to stay on roads of London, showing the company is turning to its tried-and-tested tactic of asking customers for help when it locks horns with regulators.

Recent Technology News

Around the world, a muted launch for Apple's iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY/TOKYO Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November. | Video

Sep 22 2017

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

TAIPEI/SINGAPORE When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Deals, Sep 22 2017

Nielsen sues comScore to block new TV ratings service

NEW YORK Nielsen Holdings Plc filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop comScore Inc from using its technology to launch a competing service for measuring television audiences.

Television, Sep 22 2017

Wal-Mart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers' refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com. | Video

Sep 22 2017

Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

LONDON Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars.

Germany Sep 22 2017