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Microsoft announces Windows update with 3D features

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:44:28 -0400

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Wednesday announced a free update to its Windows operating system that lets users take photos and edit content in three dimensions, in an effort to bring excitement to its declining computing business.(image)

U.S. to secure guilty plea in case tied to JPMorgan hack probe

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:39:29 -0400

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are expected to obtain their second guilty plea in a case related to what they say was an illegal bitcoin exchange owned by an Israeli behind a series of hacking attacks on organizations such as JPMorgan Chase & Co.(image)

Verizon executive says company needs more information about Yahoo hack

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:21:05 -0400

(Reuters) - A Verizon executive said the acquisition of Yahoo still makes sense, but the telecommunications giant needs more information about the email provider's massive breach of accounts.(image)

Google halts Fiber rollout in some U.S. cities

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:00:04 -0400

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc is halting the rollout of its much-talked about high-speed internet service, Google Fiber, in some cities in the United States.(image)

Internet revenue now tops TV for Canada cable, telecom industry

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:29:52 -0400

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians for the first time are spending more on internet access than television subscriptions from the country's telecom and cable companies, the industry regulator said on Wednesday, citing soaring demand for streaming video and music services.(image)

AT&T aims to break from streaming crowd with Time Warner

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:08:54 -0400

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - AT&T is betting its purchase of Time Warner Inc will give the company an edge in winning subscribers for its live internet television package, a new front in media that is about to become crowded by technology players.(image)

Singapore telco StarHub hit by cyber attacks, internet connections disrupted

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:38:14 -0400

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporean telecoms service provider StarHub Ltd said intentional cyber attacks had caused internet connection disruption for some of its home broadband customers on Oct. 22 and Oct. 24.(image)

Yahoo scanning order unlikely to be made public: sources

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:10:43 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials briefed key congressional staffers last week about a secret court order to Yahoo Inc that prompted it to search all users’ incoming emails for a still undisclosed digital signature, but they remain reluctant to discuss the unusual case with a broader audience.(image)

Netflix CEO gives conditional approval of AT&T-Time Warner deal

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:32:41 -0400

(Reuters) - Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said he was in favor of AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, provided that his popular media streaming company continued to be treated fairly.(image)

EU states agree caps on wholesale roaming charges

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:09:52 -0400

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU states agreed a preliminary compromise on Wednesday on lowering the caps for how much mobile telecoms operators can charge each other to keep their customers connected while abroad, easing concerns that a flagship EU policy to end retail roaming fees could backfire.(image)