Technology News coverage from Reuters.
Investigators from Britain's data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook <FB.O> data to target U.S. voters.
Anyone tempted to #DeleteFacebook after the personal data of millions of users fell into the hands of a political consultancy is still likely to be monitored by the social network, which tracks nearly 30 percent of global website traffic.
Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users.
India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether it was engaged to improperly harvest Facebook data on Indian citizens, the information technology ministry said.
The semi-government agency behind India's national identity card project on Saturday denied a report by news website ZDNet that the program has been hit by another security lapse that allows access to private information.
Dropbox Inc's shares closed at $28.42, up more than 35 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public offering in more than a year even as the wider sector languished.
U.S. lawmakers on Friday formally asked Facebook Inc's <FB.O> Mark Zuckerberg to explain at a congressional hearing how 50 million users' data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Qualcomm Inc <QCOM.O> re-elected its board of directors on Friday with weak support from shareholders, who grilled the U.S. chipmaker over its strategy following its successful defense against a $117-billion hostile bid from Broadcom Ltd <AVGO.O>.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications supply chain.
An Atlanta cyberattack has caused widespread city-run program outages and raised fears about the security of financial and personal data belonging to government workers, residents and others who have used online services provided by Georgia's capital city, officials said on Friday.
Investigators from Britain's data watchdog on Friday entered the London offices of a data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook <FB.O> data to target U.S. voters, a Reuters witness said.
Britain's Rolls-Royce said its Trent 7000 engines which power the Airbus A330neo jet are not affected by the issues with the Trent 1000 engine, some of which have needed unscheduled maintenance as the turbine blades have worn out more quickly than expected.
Spotify Technology SA <SPOT.N> said on Friday it uncovered 2 million users of its free service who had blocked advertising without paying, highlighting a potential revenue risk for the soon-to-be public company.
A former Cambridge Analytica political consultant said the company's management misled the British public about work the firm did for a pro-Brexit group before the vote to leave the European Union, the Guardian reported on Friday.
Wholesale broadband service providers will be spared from stricter EU regulation of prices at which they give other operators access to their networks under a deal provisionally agreed this week.
NEW YORK (LPC) - Uber Technologies’ self-arranged term loan B was increased to US$1.5bn, justifying the taxi app company’s unconventional approach to raising the loan and succeeding despite news that one of the company’s self-driving cars had killed a pedestrian.
Automakers have launched an online tool that will allow U.S. car owners, insurers and regulators search for open recalls, an auto trade group said on Friday.
Smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] said it has elected a new board in its first reshuffle since 2012, shedding some light on the company's succession plans following speculation about the retirement of founder Ren Zhengfei.
Carrefour said it has joined forces with Google to create an online voice assistant called "Lea" as part of the French retailer's digital expansion.