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BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

(Reuters) – Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business. +110    Read More »

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions

(BBC) – Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system. Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a conference speech this week that Windows 10 would be the “last version” of the dominant desktop software. 0-2    Read More »

Apple Watch faces taptic engine and tattoo snafus, reports say

Apple Watch faces taptic engine and tattoo snafus, reports say

Apple is dealing with a couple of potentially non-trivial issues this week with the just-released Apple Watch. +1-6    Read More »

Facebook Boasts More Users Than Population of China

Facebook Boasts More Users Than Population of China

Facebook reported this week in its 2015 first quarter financial report that it now has 1.44 billion monthly active users, or MAUs, worldwide. That’s 50 million more users than the entire estimated population of China, and over 188 million more users than India’s population. 00    Read More »

As YouTube marks tenth year, Facebook emerges as video threat

As YouTube marks tenth year, Facebook emerges as video threat

(Reuters) – It’s 10 years to the day since the first clip (“Me at the Zoo”) was uploaded on YouTube, and the service – now owned by Google Inc – has dominated online video-sharing ever since. +1-20    Read More »

AT&T pays record $25m fine over customer data thefts

AT&T pays record $25m fine over customer data thefts

(BBC) – AT&T has been fined $25m (£17m) over data breaches at call centres in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines. +28-8    Read More »

Facebook faces class action suit over EU privacy laws

Facebook faces class action suit over EU privacy laws

(BBC) – Facebook is being sued by some 25,000 users for alleged violations of European privacy laws in a class action suit due in a Vienna court later. +4-9    Read More »

Apple releases Mac app to store photos in iCloud

Apple releases Mac app to store photos in iCloud

(BBC) – Apple has released a new photo storage app for Macs, which can automatically store full-resolution images online. +1-2    Read More »

Facebook tracking of online activity breaches EU law, report says

Facebook tracking of online activity breaches EU law, report says

(CBC) – Facebook can track your online activity even if you don’t have a Facebook account, and that may breach European privacy laws, according to a report by two Belgian universities. 00    Read More »

Google, Johnson & Johnson to build robot doctors

Google, Johnson & Johnson to build robot doctors

Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room. 0-4    Read More »

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