Technology News coverage from Reuters.
Ireland expects the final disputed tax bill that the European Commission ordered it to collect from Apple <AAPL.O> to be "in the ballpark" of the 13 billion euros ($16 billion) estimated, the head of the country's tax collectors said on Thursday.
A team of engineers that worked on self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View wants to help people guard their homes against intruders using the same style of facial recognition that unlocks smart phones.
Airbnb is rolling out new services aimed at attracting travelers looking for luxury accommodations and traditional hotels, the latest move to contend with sputtering growth in its original home-renting business.
Angry Birds game maker Rovio Entertainment <ROVIO.HE> warned that profitability would fall short of forecasts, halving its share price and leaving investors in the Finnish company nursing big losses after a flotation last September.
Snap Inc Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel received $637.8 million as total compensation as the company went public last year, the third-highest annual payout ever received by a company's chief executive.
A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa announced on Thursday it would partner with Amazon to distribute original content on the e-commerce giant's video streaming platform.
Japanese telecommunications company NTT is hoping to bring an added dimension to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by projecting live sporting events with its 3D hologram technology.
Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts, sending its shares down.
Twitter Inc <TWTR.N> said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.
Europe's aviation safety authority has proposed anti-hacking measures and geo-awareness technology for small drones to avoid collisions with aircraft or people, taking an important step toward Europe-wide regulation.
Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] chief executive pledged to continue investing aggressively in Southeast Asia even though the U.S. ride hailing firm expects to lose money in the fast growing market due to costly battles with rivals such as Grab.
A life-like avatar called Cora is being put through her paces by Royal Bank of Scotland <RBS.L>, helping customers with basic queries and giving its digital banking drive a more human face.
The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking responsibility for the theft by hackers of virtual currency now worth nearly $70 million.
If the UK government makes good on promises to cut stakes on fixed odds slot machines, consumers and gambling shops will flip to sports betting terminals instead, the head of the world's largest gambling software maker said on Thursday.
Price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com said its earnings would not grow this year as it tries to reinvent itself to focus on more personalization, mobile and new products like mortgages, sending its shares down 25 percent.
Japan's top financial diplomat Masatsugu Asakawa said on Thursday that G20 finance leaders would raise the issue of cryptocurrencies at their meeting in Buenos Aires in March.
Mexico's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Mexican mogul Carlos Slim's America Movil must allow competitors to use its network and infrastructure, essentially holding up aspects of the 2014 telecoms reform.
Britain's cross-party Treasury Select Committee of lawmakers on Thursday said it is launching an inquiry into digital currencies, as well as the underlying distributed ledger technology.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday updated guidance to public companies on how and when they should disclose cyber security risks and breaches, including potential weaknesses that have not yet been targeted by hackers.