Online services, including its news website and iPlayer catch-up TV platform, were taken down by a large web attack.
FEATURE: As we near the end of another year, VentureBeat takes a look back at some of the highlights from two companies at the forefront of the cord-cutting movement: Netflix and Amazon. From awards and big-name content acquisitions to new international markets and strategic partnerships, this is a tale of two global video-streaming giants in 2015. Original content comes […]
Looking at trends and competitors and simply dropping anything that is holding you back are essential going into 2016.
WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook, suffered outages in parts of Europe on Thursday, leaving people unable to send or receive messages.
It’s hard to believe that when the iPhone launched in 2007, Apple planned to eschew third-party native apps altogether. From that nearly missed opportunity, iOS went on to not only change course and offer the App Store, but to create a blueprint for mobile software distribution that has been adopted by every smartphone platform since. Currently […]
The growing fortunes of the 1 percent weren’t enough to combat a slowdown in luxury sales over the past year.
Fire broke out Thursday in a residential building near Dubai’s massive New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
The secrets of those who successfully work remotely.
WhatsApp isn’t working today for some users. We first spotted the problems at 9:58 a.m. Pacific — we couldn’t send messages for a good few minutes, and then they went through eventually. That said, the outage seems to be impacting certain regions more than others, and while some users have regained access, it’s clear that […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of Apple Inc, the largest U.S. company by market value, are set to finish the year in the red on notable weakness for a stock that had largely been impervious to pain for several years.
Oculus VR announced today that its Oculus Touch hand controls for virtual reality will be delayed until the second half of 2016. The company said in a blog post that it needs more time to perfect its Touch controls, which allow you to use your hands in a virtual reality simulation. That means that the […]
Puerto Rico’s short-term fiscal crisis has been building for years, and the long-term outlook remains grim.
An Air India plane flying to London has been forced to return to Mumbai after passengers spotted a rat on board.
(Reuters) – U.S. weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp said on Thursday it would deliver a total of 78 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to the U.S. government as part of a multiyear contract, worth $5.3 billion.
Insider threats are becoming increasingly worrisome to corporate security executives. That is one of the findings in a survey of C-level businesspeople Nuix released last week. “The insider threat seems to be a bigger concern this year than it was in previous years,” said Nuix’s Keith Lowry. “People are recognizing that it is a significant weakness that has yet to be fully addressed.”
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Reddit today announced that in 2014 it served an impressive 82.54 billion pageviews in over 88,700 active subreddits. The company also shared that it saw 73.15 million submissions, received 725.85 million comments, and enjoyed over 6.89 billion total votes during the year. Using 2014’s figures, we can see that pageviews were up 15.85 percent year-over-year […]
This upturn can be attributed to solid demand from export markets, favorable currencies and stabilizing sales in France.
Chances are you are not going to find this on display next week at the 2016 International CES, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas. The creators of the $5,000 Novena Heirloom, a laptop built with a completely open and modifiable design, have shipped the final premium models this week to backers. The Heirloom […]
BlackBerry has reversed its decision to exit Pakistan completely, citing the national telecom authority’s own reversal in demanding access to large swaths of BlackBerry customers’ communications. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority had been seeking monitoring capabilities for all domestic BlackBerry Enterprise Service traffic, which includes user emails and private messages. At the time of the announced departure […]
Surviving the Consumer Electronics Show is no picnic. Veterans will walk miles and miles of exhibits next week at the 2016 International CES. Newcomers, on the other hand, will be lucky to escape Las Vegas with minimal nightmares and hangovers. This year, the survival tips are a lot different because there are going to be a […]
ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss private bank Lombard Odier said it would pay $99.8 million under a non-prosecution agreement with U.S. authorities to settle an investigation into allegations it helped wealthy American clients evade taxes.
It may seem silly, but a study shows using a different utensil can change your thinking.
(Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc said its unit U.S. Airways Group merged with the company, as part of efforts to integrate operations of the businesses following a merger in 2013.