Technology News
Groups refile lawsuits to block net neutrality reversal2/22/2018 5:50:47 PMWASHINGTON - Web browser developer Mozilla Corp and video-sharing website Vimeo Inc said on Thursday they had refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration's repeal of landmark net neutrality rules from taking effect.Irish taxman sees disputed Apple bill remaining around $16 billion2/22/2018 3:39:38 PMDUBLIN - Ireland expects the final disputed tax bill that the European Commission ordered it to collect from Apple to be "in the ballpark" of the 13 billion euros ($16 billion) estimated, the head of the country's tax collectors said on Thursday.Wait, I know you: home security startup taps face-recognition tech2/22/2018 4:40:47 PM - A team of engineers that worked on self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View wants to help people guard their homes against intruders using the same style of facial recognition that unlocks smart phones.Stymied by regulators, Airbnb looks to luxury vacations, hotels for growth2/22/2018 5:16:40 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Airbnb is rolling out new services aimed at attracting travelers looking for luxury accommodations and traditional hotels, the latest move to contend with sputtering growth in its original home-renting business.Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit2/22/2018 4:00:29 PMHELSINKI - Angry Birds game maker Rovio Entertainment warned that profitability would fall short of forecasts, halving its share price and leaving investors in the Finnish company nursing big losses after a flotation last September.Snap chief earns $638 million in 2017, third-highest CEO payout ever2/22/2018 6:09:47 PM - Snap Inc Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel received $637.8 million as total compensation as the company went public last year, the third-highest annual payout ever received by a company's chief executive.South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement2/22/2018 12:04:26 PMSEOUL - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country’s #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.Mexico's Televisa to create content for Amazon Prime2/22/2018 5:57:07 PMMEXICO CITY - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Thursday that it plans to start producing original content to be distributed on Inc's platform, underscoring streaming services' increasing efforts to woo Latin American audiences.Olympics: Holograms may help more fans catch the action at Tokyo Games2/22/2018 3:10:36 PMTOKYO - Japanese telecommunications company NTT is hoping to bring an added dimension to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by projecting live sporting events with its 3D hologram technology.Israeli chipmaker TowerJazz profit up, first quarter guidance misses forecast2/22/2018 11:34:17 AMTEL AVIV - Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts, sending its shares down.