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Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm’s AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute and sign new deal

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent license agreement and also signed a business deal with the U.S. giant, surprising investors who had expected the dispute to drag on. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

Huawei narrows gap with Samsung, Apple in smartphone sales: Gartner

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China’s Huawei [HWT.UL] has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics in global smartphone sales, first-quarter data from research firm Gartner showed on Tuesday. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

China’s LeEco to slash U.S. jobs amid global pull-back: source

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s embattled LeEco aims to cut its U.S. workforce to around 60 people from about 500 earlier this year, as the Netflix-to-Tesla-like group streamlines global operations to shake off a cash crunch, a person with knowledge of the plan said. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police on Tuesday arrested 21 Uber drivers for illegal car-hiring as part of a clamp down against Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] operations in the Asian financial city. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

Apple in talks to expand India production capacity: minister

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Apple Inc wants to expand its contract manufacturer’s facility in the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru, a federal minister said on Tuesday, as the iPhone maker seeks a bigger share in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets. Source
Posted On 23 May 2017

Bitcoin options exchange raises $11.4 million in funding

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ledger Holdings, the New York-based parent company of bitcoin options exchange LedgerX, said on Monday it closed $11.4 million in funding led by Miami International Holdings Inc and China’s Huiyin Blockchain Venture Investments. Source
Posted On 22 May 2017

China’s LeEco founder cedes control of listed unit amid cash crunch

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – The founder of LeEco, a Chinese Netflix-to-Tesla-like conglomerate, has stepped down as the CEO of the group’s main listed unit, as the company begins to streamline and cut debt after rapid expansion led to a cash crunch. Source
Posted On 22 May 2017

Rovio Entertainment sets date for Angry Birds movie sequel

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment has decided to proceed with its plans to produce a sequel to its Angry Birds movie, it said on Monday, aiming for release in September 2019. Source
Posted On 22 May 2017

French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims’ computers first infected a week...
Posted On 22 May 2017