Microsoft, Google agree to drop complaints against each other

Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google have reached a deal to withdraw all the regulatory complaints against each other, the companies told Reuters."Microsoft has agreed to withdraw its regulatory complaints against Google, reflecting our changing le...

Uber, Lyft spend big, lose big in Texas vote on driver fingerprinting

AUSTIN, Texas On-demand ride companies Uber and Lyft suffered an embarrassing defeat in a Saturday election in Austin as voters backed a measure requiring fingerprint background checks for drivers.The two companies spent more than $8 million to repeal ...

Sharp liabilities list covered worst-case scenarios: source

TOKYO Sharp Corp's list of liabilities that prompted Taiwan's Foxconn to suspend signing a takeover deal was an unverified study of worst-case scenario risks, rather than liabilities requiring disclosure, a source briefed on the matter said. The lis...

Twitter lawsuit partly dismissed over U.S. information requests

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Monday partly dismissed a lawsuit filed by Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) in which the social media company argued it should be allowed to publicly disclose more details about requests for information it receives from the U.S. gover...

NBA hothead's cool-guy hoverboard exit hits a speedbump

After fighting a teammate on the bench, throwing a towel at his head coach and whining for a trade since last summer, NBA forward Markieff Morris finally got what he wanted Thursday in a move from the Phoenix Suns to the Washington Wizards. He did not ex...

Taking the Brakes Off API-Based Innovation by Moving Toward Processes

API usage has absolutely transformed IT in the sixteen years since inventor Roy Fielding originally outlined the concept. At this very moment, millions of APIs are at work, opening up access to useful resources and data belonging to the businesses providi...

Robots welcome visitors to Berlin travel fair

BERLIN Chihira Kanae is greeting visitors to the world's biggest travel fair in Berlin this week, answering questions and guiding people in the right direction. But one passer by's attempt to ask her out for dinner is met with silence.That's because Ch...

Saudis Make Push for Nuclear Energy

While the world’s attention has focused on Iran’s nuclear ambitions, other players in the Middle East have been laying their own plans to develop nuclear power to meet future energy needs. Saudi Arabia, the most ambitious of the group, has announced ...

Technologies for Transparency

To enhance transparency of nuclear energy systems in the Asia Pacific we propose making information available concerning: Radiation in the air Radiation in the water Operational safety of nuclear facilities Transportation safety Safety of spent fuel a...

The Key Values of the Internet of Things

A few weeks ago I talked about the criteria your team needs to assess before moving forward with adopting into the Internet of Things (IoT) for enterprise. There is definitely no shortage of resources when it comes to accessing the Internet of Things in t...