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Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

(Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the South Korean firm’s latest effort to find a new growth driver. Read More »

FBI, Secret Service investigate reports of cyber attacks on U.S. banks

FBI, Secret Service investigate reports of cyber attacks on U.S. banks

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is investigating media reports that several U.S. financial firms have been victims of recent cyber attacks. Read More »

Chinese antitrust regulator targets Microsoft’s web browser, media player

Chinese antitrust regulator targets Microsoft’s web browser, media player

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) internet browser and media player are being targeted in a Chinese antitrust probe, raising the prospect of China revisiting the software bundling issue at the heart of past antitrust complaints against the firm in the West. Read More »

Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos’ resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. Read More »

Sony PlayStation network has been shut down by cyber-attack

Sony PlayStation network has been shut down by cyber-attack

(BBC) – Sony’s PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what’s known as a distributed denial of service attack. Read More »

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