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Business News2 hours ago

The new Apple Park Visitor Center is seen in Cupertino, California U.S. November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

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.

Technology Newsan hour ago

Lighthouse AI, Inc's 3D sensor-based camera that can recognize individual faces appears in this undated handout photo provided on February 22, 2018.   Lighthouse AI, Inc./Handout via REUTERS

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.

Business News20 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO:  A woman talks on the phone at the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California, U.S., August 2, 2016.  REUTERS/Gabrielle Lurie/File Photo

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.

Business News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Angry Birds Red balloon is held during the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, New York, U.S., November 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri /File Photo

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.

Technology News14 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A woman stands in front of the logo of Snap Inc. on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while waiting for Snap Inc. to post their IPO, in New York City, New York, U.S. on March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

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.

Technology News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Blind anonymous work talk application is seen on a mobile phone in this illustration photo February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

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.

Technology News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of broadcaster Televisa is pictured at a truck in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 16, 2017. Picture taken November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

Mexican broadcaster Televisa announced on Thursday it would partner with Amazon to distribute original content on the e-commerce giant's video streaming platform.

Technology News2 hours ago

Japanese telecommunications company NTT's "Kirari! for Arena", which uses multiple cameras to track the movements of the player and images are transported to devices which show 3D hologram figures in real-time at a different location, shows a karateka during the company's exhibition in Tokyo, Japan, February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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.

Technology News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Israeli chipmaker TowerJazz is seen at their offices in Migdal HaEmek, northern Israel September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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.

Technology News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO --  People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken in  Warsaw September 27, 2013.   REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

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.

Technology News3 hours ago

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.

Technology News4 hours ago

Dara Khosrowshahi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uber Technologies, speaks with the media in New Delhi, India, February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

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.

Business News5 hours ago

RBS unveil their "digital human" Cora in this digital illustration who will be used to answer customers' basic banking questions during a pilot the bank are running in London, Britain, February 21, 2018. RBS/Handout via REUTERS  - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.?

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.

Fintech5 hours ago

A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration

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.

Technology News5 hours ago

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.

Technology News7 hours ago

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.

Technology News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO -  A monitor shows various cryptocurrencies' exchange rates against Japanese Yen including NEM coin (middle in the top) at 'nem bar', where customers can pay with NEM coins, in Tokyo, Japan January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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.

Technology News12 hours ago

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim holds money as he walks on a street after attending a ceremony to place the first stone of the new U.S. Embassy, in Mexico City, Mexico, February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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.

Foreign Exchange Analysis17 hours ago

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 13, 2018. Picture is taken February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

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.

Cyber Risk19 hours ago

The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington, DC, U.S., June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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.

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