Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:42:24 -0500WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:59:47 -0500FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom to Telefonica are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape the industry's straight-jacket of low growth.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:21:10 -0500(Reuters) - 8x8 Inc , a U.S. provider of internet-based voice and communication services to businesses, is exploring a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:04:54 -0500(Reuters) - Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open market.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:57:00 -0500SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticize it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:23:23 -0500(Reuters) - Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:15:47 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's revenue fell for a second straight quarter, hurt by a government crackdown on healthcare advertising, but the internet search giant expects a rebound this year as it retools to find growth outside its core ad business.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:21:51 -0500BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organizations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:46:30 -0500(Reuters) - A collaboration between Google's research unit and a Dutch institute on Thursday cracked a widely used cryptographic technology that has been one of the key building blocks of internet security.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:00:28 -0500BOSTON (Reuters) - Mutual funds run by Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price Group Inc could be poised for a quick win on the upcoming public debut of Snap Inc .