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New iPhone 6s to hit stores Friday in test for Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus arrive in stores and at consumers’ doorsteps on Friday, kicking off a sales cycle that will be scrutinized for signs of how much juice Apple’s marquee product has left. Source
Posted On 25 Sep 2015

EU launches inquiry into web companies’ online behavior

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission on Thursday launched an inquiry into the behavior of online companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to try to gauge whether there is a need to regulate the web. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware in first major attack

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps found to be infected with malicious software, the first-ever large-scale attack on its App Store. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Uber says to shut service using non-professional drivers in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc, the company behind the popular ride-hailing service, said on Thursday it would shut down its unlicensed service UberPOP in Brussels after losing a court case brought by a taxi operator. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Sprint unveils $1 plan for new iPhones

(Reuters) – Sprint Corp announced a $1 per month plan for Apple Inc’s new iPhone, upping the ante in a battle among top U.S. carriers to sign up customers ahead of the phone’s launch on Friday. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Brain-computer link enables paralyzed California man to walk

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A brain-to-computer technology that can translate thoughts into leg movements has enabled a man paralyzed from the waist down by a spinal cord injury to become the first such patient to walk without the use of robotics, doctors in Southern California...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Toshiba in white goods deal with China’s Skyworth; Skyworth shares jump

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp said it would sell stakes of 5 percent each in two white goods manufacturing units to China’s Skyworth Digital Holdings – a move that comes amid a revamp of its operations in the wake of a $1.3 billion accounting scandal. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Smart home platform Wink for sale after Quirky seeks Chapter 11

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Invention start-up company Quirky Inc, backed by a string of venture capital funds, has filed for Chapter 11 relief and put its smart home platform Wink up for sale, court filings showed on Tuesday. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

In Silicon Valley, some Indian Americans shun Clinton after election row

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton, who has long cultivated the Indian-American community for both funds and votes, is tapping into the excitement around the Silicon Valley visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend. Next Monday she is holding a...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Relishing new Wi-Fi, Cuba’s young clamor for more

HAVANA (Reuters) – Headphone-clad youths pore over phones on a street corner at dusk. A mother holds a laptop on Havana’s seafront as her children cackle at seeing family abroad. Surreptitious vendors offer Internet cards at a markup. Source
Posted On 24 Sep 2015