Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:25:10 -0500TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Wednesday sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console had exceeded 50 million units as of Dec 6 helped by strong demand during the year-end holiday season.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:33:07 -0500ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - A senior German conservative has warned Facebook it could face fines if it fails to act faster to tackle online hate speech, and he said the government could propose legislative measures in the new year.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:04:16 -0500NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of Asia's biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:22:12 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - These days the average researcher at Philips is more likely to be a software developer than an product engineer, reflecting a transformation at the former Dutch conglomerate that its chief executive says will gather pace.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:49:44 -0500FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, could take over Austrian IT group S&T AG, S&T's chief executive told a German magazine.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:57:22 -0500TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the next financial year, hoping that its own gaming franchises can replicate the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:07:07 -0500(Reuters) - Software maker Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is to sell its SunGard Public Sector and Education unit to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million to focus on making software for the financial industry.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:47:14 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - US-based website domain name provider GoDaddy’s €1.69bn ($1.81 billion) acquisition of peer Host Europe Group will be backed with $1.907bn of loans, the company said.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:55:11 -0500(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:57:48 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc said external factors were the likely cause of iPhone 6 battery fires detailed in a Chinese consumer protection report that featured widely in state media earlier this week and created a buzz on social media.