• Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs
    Reuters20 minutes ago

    Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs

    Facebook Inc has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, as the social network deals with a number of scandals related to privacy, fake news and election meddling. The appointment makes Clegg, former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats

  • RBI objects to payments regulator outside its control
    Reuters26 minutes ago

    RBI objects to payments regulator outside its control

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a rare public objection on Friday to a government-led panel's recommendation for payments systems to be overseen by a regulator that would be set up outside the central bank's control. The panel proposed in August that a payments regulator should be established

  • Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs
    Reuters28 minutes ago

    Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs

    The appointment makes Clegg, former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats and deputy to David Cameron in the 2010-2015 coalition government, the most senior European politician ever in a leadership role in Silicon Valley. Facebook said Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating

  • Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs
    Reuters28 minutes ago

    Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs

    The appointment makes Clegg, former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats and deputy to David Cameron in the 2010-2015 coalition government, the most senior European politician ever in a leadership role in Silicon Valley. Facebook said Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating

  • Microsoft's $7.5BN GitHub buy gets green-lit by EU regulators
    TechCrunch28 minutes ago

    Microsoft's $7.5BN GitHub buy gets green-lit by EU regulators

    Microsoft's planned acquisition of Git-based code sharing and collaboration service, GitHub, has been given an unconditional greenlight from European Union regulators. The software giant announced its intention to bag GitHub back in June, saying it would shell out $7.5 billion in stock to do so

  • 'Rocket League' cross-platform profiles delayed until 2019
    Engadget32 minutes ago

    'Rocket League' cross-platform profiles delayed until 2019

    Rocket League's cross-platform profile system, RocketID, has been pushed back until early next year. Psyonix said that it's working "incredibly hard to ensure that it's as intuitive, stable and polished as possible, before releasing it to the world." When it arrives, RocketID will

  • Barclays hires technology services banker from Deutsche Bank
    Reuters45 minutes ago

    Barclays hires technology services banker from Deutsche Bank

    Barclays PLC said on Friday it had hired an investment banker from Deutsche Bank AG, Ed Wehle, to focus on technology services deals based in New York. Wehle, who is a managing director, will become head of global technology services banking and report to Barclays co-heads of technology banking in the

  • Microsoft's new expense tracker Spend hits the App Store
    TechCrunch53 minutes ago

    Microsoft's new expense tracker Spend hits the App Store

    The team behind mileage-tracking app MileIQ, a company Microsoft acquired a few years ago, is out with a new application. The new app, simply called "Spend," arrived on the App Store on Thursday, offering automatic expense tracking for work reimbursement purposes or for taxes. Spend doesn

  • Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger
    Engadget57 minutes ago

    Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger

    The iPhone XR made its entrance today, but that's not the only new product available in the Apple Store. The company also introduced a USB-C charger for the Apple Watch. Up until now, the only official option for charging your Apple Watch was a USB-A cable, which made it difficult if you wanted

  • Shares of PayPal jump after quarterly results highlight Venmo success
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Shares of PayPal jump after quarterly results highlight Venmo success

    Results were charged by the success of Venmo, its peer-to-peer payment app popular with younger consumers, which processed $17 billion of payments in the third quarter, up 78 percent from last year. Analysts lauded Venmo, calling it a "meaningful growth driver" especially since PayPal has

  • Hiver lets you manage shared email addresses from Gmail
    TechCrunch1 hour ago

    Hiver lets you manage shared email addresses from Gmail

    Meet Hiver, a service that lets you collaborate on generic email addresses, such as jobs@yourcompany.com, support@, sales@, etc. Hiver isn’t the only company working on shared inboxes. Front is a new email client that lets you work together on your inbound emails. Hiver is a Google Chrome extension

  • Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit
    Engadget2 hours ago

    Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

    Like so many Harry Potter fans, I've dreamed of attending Hogwarts and learning magic with a wand, cauldron and bulging bag full of quills, ink and parchment. In the absence of real witchcraft and wizardry, I've visited movie sets and played countless video games of varying quality.

  • Even CenturyLink Wants In on the Cloud
    Motley Fool2 hours ago

    Even CenturyLink Wants In on the Cloud

    An old dog is learning some new tricks.

  • Researchers discover a new way to identify 3D printed guns
    TechCrunch2 hours ago

    Researchers discover a new way to identify 3D printed guns

    Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that 3D printers have fingerprints, essentially slight differences in design that can be used to identify prints. This means investigators can examine the layers of a 3D printed object and pinpoint exactly which machine produced the parts. "

  • Apple just released a new kind of Apple Watch charger, and it hints at a major feature rumored to be coming to iPads (AAPL)
    Business Insider2 hours ago

    Apple just released a new kind of Apple Watch charger, and it hints at a major feature rumored to be coming to iPads (AAPL)

    Apple now sells an Apple Watch charger with a USB-C connector at the other end. Apple quietly started selling a charging cable for the Apple Watch that uses a USB-C connector. This could hint at one of the biggest rumors about Apple's upcoming iPads: that they could be equipped with a USB-C port

  • Audi A8: An evolution in luxury and tech
    Engadget2 hours ago

    Audi A8: An evolution in luxury and tech

    Driving the Audi A8 along the gorgeous Northern California coastline near Big Sur is a joy. Instead, Audi originally announced that Traffic Jam Pilot, its level-three autonomous feature, was coming to the luxury sedan. It's a bummer but it doesn't really diminish the quality of the new A8 (

  • PayPal and American Express expand partnership, will allow use of points for PayPal purchases
    TechCrunch2 hours ago

    PayPal and American Express expand partnership, will allow use of points for PayPal purchases

    PayPal this week announced an expanded relationship with American Express that will allow cardholders to use their Membership Rewards points when shopping from PayPal merchants, as well as more integrated experience within both PayPal and the Amex apps, among other things. The deal is similar to those

  • Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg, as global policy chief
    TechCrunch2 hours ago

    Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg, as global policy chief

    Facebook has confirmed it has hired the former leader of the UK's former third largest political party -- Nick Clegg of the middle ground Liberal Democrats -- to head up global policy and comms. Facebook hires Nick Clegg, the former UK deputy prime minister, to head its global affairs and communications

  • Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says he waited 10 years for the moment he realized his company was a success
    Business Insider2 hours ago

    Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says he waited 10 years for the moment he realized his company was a success

    Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution. Case said AOL's initial public offering had little fanfare and that it took a decade for him to feel like it was successful. America Online became iconic in the 1990s, helping

  • Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote: sources
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote: sources

    The move sets Dell on a collision course with some investors opposing the offer, including billionaire Carl Icahn, who owns 8.3 percent of the tracking stock. Icahn argued in an open letter to other investors this week that the deal would unfairly give $11 billion in value to Dell's controlling

  • Viasat to Offer Ka-Band Connectivity Solution to G280 Jets
    Zacks3 hours ago

    Viasat to Offer Ka-Band Connectivity Solution to G280 Jets

    Viasat's (VSAT) high-capacity Ka-band inflight connectivity service will provide non-stop business communication and high-speed in-flight connectivity experience to fliers.

  • Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote: sources
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote: sources

    The move sets Dell on a collision course with some investors opposing the offer, including billionaire Carl Icahn, who owns 8.3 percent of the tracking stock. Icahn argued in an open letter to other investors this week that the deal would unfairly give $11 billion in value to Dell's controlling

  • Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation
    Engadget3 hours ago

    Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation

    Consequently, the company has decided to hire a British former politician, Sir Nick Clegg, as VP of Global Affairs and Communications. Clegg will replace Elliot Shrage, who announced he was stepping down from that role earlier this year. Clegg will spend a short amount of time at Facebook's California

  • Red Hat (RHT) Down 8.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
    Zacks3 hours ago

    Red Hat (RHT) Down 8.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

    Red Hat (RHT) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • Has Atlassian Corporation (TEAM) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?
    Zacks3 hours ago

    Has Atlassian Corporation (TEAM) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

    Is (TEAM) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?