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  By Elizabeth Dilts NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it "has always looked out for kids", defending its technology policy for children, after two major investors urged it to address what they said was a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple's iPhones. Shareholders Jana Partners, a leading activist shareholder, and California teacher pension investor CalSTRS, one of the nation's largest public...
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is expanding its response to people using the platform improperly and on Tuesday said it had deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a "troll factory" indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S. election campaign. Facebook said many of the deleted articles and pages came from Russia-based...
BEIJING - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc <1810.HK> said on Friday it will rejig its businesses and create new leadership positions aimed at building a second tier to CEO Lei Jun, amid increased scrutiny of governance and successions at Chinese tech firms. The firm would introduce two new departments to advise Lei on strategy and oversee hiring, promotion and pay,...
By Julie Gordon and Anna Mehler Paperny VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days...
(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc fell 2 percent on Tuesday, after a report that a federal probe on the data breach linked to Cambridge Analytica had been broadened and would include more government agencies. ...
Johannesburg, (Reuters) - Apple Inc is rebuilding the widely used mapping application on its iPhones from the ground up with its own dataset, but Amsterdam-based TomTom NV will continue to be a data provider for Apple's maps app, Cupertino, California-based Apple told Reuters on Friday. Apple did not say how its use of TomTom would compare to its previous use,...
JOHANNESBURG- The largest black-empowered JSE-listed ICT group, AYO Technology Solutions, is set to join the wireless operators' field as they bid for a share of the licensing of 4G spectrum in an auction that runs until March 2019. IOL reported that the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele had confirmed that spectrum would be put on the auction...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened its biggest mobile store in the world in India on Tuesday as it tries to take pole position in the world's second-biggest smartphone market amid fierce competition from Chinese brands. ...
JOHANNESBURG, November 8 - Local writer Sibusiso Khuzwayo's dream of directing a film came true after a donation of filming equipment from the KwaZulu Natal Film Commission, the National Film and Video Foundation, Panavision and Panalux. When Sibusiso Khuzwayo read Thabo Mbeki’s biography, “The Dream Deferred" by Mark Gevisser he was inspired by the story about a boy who read...
PARIS (Reuters) - Ubisoft <UBIP.PA> shares rose on Tuesday, outperforming weaker European markets, after Google said it had partnered with the French video games maker to test its video game streaming service. ...

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