Twitter suspends over 125,000 accounts for 'promoting terrorist acts'

Twitter Inc said it had suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for "threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS."

Viacom names CEO Dauman as chair as Redstone exits; daughter protests

Viacom Inc`s board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone`s daughter, who voted against Dauman. 

US gun traders rush to set up new sites after Facebook firearms ban

U.S. gun traders are setting up new websites to arrange deals after Facebook Inc barred private gun sales on its platform.

Apple ordered to pay $625 mln in patent dispute with VirnetX

 Apple Inc must pay VirnetX Holding Corp more than $625 million for using the patent licensing company`s Internet security technology without permission in its FaceTime and iMessage features, a federal jury in Texas said on Wednesday.

Google search chief Singhal to quit, to be replaced by AI head
Google search chief Singhal to quit, to be replaced by AI head

Google parent Alphabet Inc said Amit Singhal, the longtime chief of its Internet search business, will leave the company and be replaced by the head of the technology giant`s artificial intelligence business.

Facebook begins Europe-wide campaign against extremist posts
Facebook begins Europe-wide campaign against extremist posts

Facebook Inc began a Europe-wide campaign on Monday to thwart extremist posts on social media, after German politicians in particular raised concerns about a rise in xenophobic comments linked to an influx of refugees.

Apple registers automobile domain names, including "apple.car"

The iPhone maker registered the domain names, which include apple.car, apple.cars and apple.auto in December.

U.S. to form new task force to fight online militant propaganda

US is forming a new task force dedicated to improving its ability to counter the use of social media and online propaganda by the Islamic State and other militant groups.

Apple suppliers cut revenue estimates amid iPhone shipment fears

Apple suppliers added to growing worries about slowing shipments of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

China steel firm obtained hacked DuPont trade secrets - U.S. court filing

Chinese steel manufacturer faces renewed U.S. criminal charges over allegations that it arranged to improperly obtain confidential trade secrets from DuPont.

Tech executives, U.S. officials to confer on militants'' social media use

U.S. intelligence and law enforcement figures will meet with Silicon Valley executives on Friday to discuss the use of social media by militant groups.

Denis McDonough attends a ceremony to light the U.S. National Chanukah

Denis McDonough attends a ceremony to light the U.S. National Chanukah (Hanukkah).

Samsung urges U.S. court to overturn $120 million patent verdict for Apple

Apple`s quick links patent, which accounts for more than $98 million of the damages award, was the main focus in Samsung`s latest effort to overturn major court victories by the U.S. 

HSBC says access to online banking service resuming steadily after outage

Europe`s biggest bank assured customers they would not lose out. 

Facebook blocks messages promoting terrorist propaganda
Facebook blocks messages promoting terrorist propaganda

To achieve these goals new relationships and connections must be forged between civil society, UN members and private enterprises like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter that control exchange of information online.

Oracle US conference opens with ultimate cloud experience

Oracle's OpenWorld 2015 conference opened the door for an ultimate cloud experience.

Instagram short 'Boomerang' videos aim to hook users

Instagram unveiled a new feature allowing users to post one-second video "loops".

With ''$Cashtags'' Twitter plays greater campaign finance role

When Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential election campaign took over earlier this year the Twitter and Facebook accounts he had used in his Senate election races, there was almost no-one following him. 

Twitter partners with Stripe to expand ''buy buttons''

Payments processing company Stripe Inc launched a new tool on Monday that will connect retailers and brands to sell on platforms like Twitter Inc and tap an increasing number of consumers shopping on mobile apps.

Dell investing $125 billion in China

Computer maker Dell plans to invest USD 125 billion over the next five years in China, the company's second-largest market after the US.

Infosys to be global technology services partner for ATP

Infosys, country's second-largest software services firm, Thursday said it has partnered with ATP, the governing body for professional men's tennis for leveraging mobility, cloud and analytics technologies to transform the experience of players and fans globally.

Deutsche Boerse delays Asia plans due to turbulence, tech woes

Financial market turbulence in China and software problems have prompted Deutsche Boerse to delay its planned Asian derivatives exchange and clearing house by about 18 months, three people familiar with the plans said on Wednesday.

Apple to unveil updates iPhones, TV next week
Apple to unveil updates iPhones, TV next week

 Apple is expected to unveil updated iPhones Wednesday along with an Apple TV revamp that may signal a push into online television streaming dominated by Netflix.

Faces of diversity at US Internet giants

 White or Asian men are the typical employees in major US technology firms, and this has changed little since the first wave of "diversity reporting" last year. 

Google may return to China with Android app shop: Report
Google may return to China with Android app shop: Report

Google is talking with Chinese authorities and smartphone makers about opening an online shop in China stocked with applications for Android-powered mobile devices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

5G technology to ''transform the world'': Huawei vice president

 Senior Vice President of Huawei Walter Ji said 5G technology "would transform the world".

Judge approves $415 million settlement in Apple, Google wage case
Judge approves $415 million settlement in Apple, Google wage case

A federal judge has approved a USD 415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and two other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent them from getting better job offers.

Microsoft to buy startup VoloMetrix focused on worker efficiency

Microsoft on Thursday said it was buying a startup that specializes in analyzing email, meeting schedules and other work data to increase people`s efficiency on the job.

Tata Motors inks five-year agreement with Tata Technologies

Tata Motors has inked a five-year agreement with Tata Technologies to leverage mutual strengths and capabilities for their strategic priorities while offering significant career benefits to employees of both the organisations.

Twitter top source of breaking news: Study

Nearly 9 in 10 Twitter users in the study (86 percent) said they use Twitter for news, and the vast majority of those (74 percent) do so daily.