Cyber attack

Greater China cyber insurance demand to soar after…

Demand for cyber insurance from firms in Greater China and elsewhere in Asia is poised to soar, based on enquiries received after the "WannaCry ransomware" attack earlier this year, executives at American International Group Inc said.…

uber

Uber considering sale of U.S. car-leasing business

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is evaluating options for its capital-intensive U.S. car-leasing business, including a sale of the unit, a source familiar with the matter said. Other options for the business - Xchange Leasing -…

Google

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality…

Facebook

Facebook to produce original TV-quality shows

Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The social networking giant has indicated…

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure – Uber

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned on Tuesday under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership. Kalanick's departure caps a tumultuous…

Verizon Wireless is an American telecommunications company

Verizon to incur $500m in pre-tax costs from…

Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday it expected to incur about $500 million in pre-tax expenses in the second quarter as a result of its $4.48 billion purchase of Yahoo Inc's core business. Verizon is combining Yahoo's…

Apple Inc

Apple and Nokia see deeper partnership

Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services, sending Nokia shares up 7 percent. The deal means Nokia will get bigger…

Google AI

Google AI beats Chinese master

A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing…

ICT

ICT As Solution To Youth Unemployment

African leaders at the Transform Africa Summit 2017 have identified ICT as the next big thing and ultimately, the solution to youth unemployment in the continent. The summit, taking place in Kigali the Rwandan capital,…