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Apple faces second suit from victorious patent firm

Apple faces second suit from victorious patent firm

(Reuters) – Fresh off a $532.9 million jury win against Apple Inc (AAPL.O), a Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents’ use in devices introduced after the original case was underway. 00    Read More »

Google to show ads for apps on Google Play

Google to show ads for apps on Google Play

(Reuters) – Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. 00    Read More »

5G researchers achieve record speed

5G researchers achieve record speed

Record-breaking speeds have been achieved during tests of 5G data connections, scientists have said. 00    Read More »

Google’s Schmidt to meet EU antitrust chief next week

Google’s Schmidt to meet EU antitrust chief next week

(Reuters) – Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will meet Europe’s antitrust chief next week, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, a move likely to help regulators decide the next step in a four year-old investigation into the Internet company. 00    Read More »

U.S. astronauts lay cable outside space station in 1st of three spacewalks

A pair of U.S. astronauts successfully completed the first of three spacewalks on Saturday, installing over 100 meters of cable outside the International Space Station as part of a preparation for future arrivals of American commercial crew spacecraft. 00    Read More »

Google wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuit over Android app limits

Google wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuit over Android app limits

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google Inc of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company’s own applications the default option. 00    Read More »

Apple hiring big brains in car battery space

Apple hiring big brains in car battery space

(Reuters) – A year and a half ago, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) had applied for just eight patents related to auto batteries. Recently, it has hired a bevy of engineers, just one of whom had already filed for 17 in his former career, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis. 00    Read More »

Snapchat seeks new funding at up to $19 billion valuation: Bloomberg

Snapchat seeks new funding at up to $19 billion valuation: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Snapchat is looking to raise as much as $500 million in a new funding round that would value the mobile messaging company at up to $19 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. 00    Read More »

Cybersecurity: Tech firms urged to share data with US

Cybersecurity: Tech firms urged to share data with US

Private tech firms should share more information with government and with each other to tackle cybercrime, according to US President Barack Obama. 00    Read More »

Samsung investigates why its TVs put ads in others’ apps

Samsung investigates why its TVs put ads in others’ apps

(BBC) – Samsung says it is investigating why some of its smart TVs are adding adverts to television programmes and films played via third-party apps. 00    Read More »