Oct 3, 2011, 5:03 a.m.
Oracle's Ellison shows off new tech hardware
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle
Tim Cook's time to shine with new Apple iPhone
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tim Cook finally gets his chance to stride out from under Steve Jobs' shadow, and he could not have picked a better time or device to mark his unofficial debut as Apple Inc's
Intel acquires Israeli mobile navigation firm Telmap
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp
Japan eyes private firms help on cyber attacks: report
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan plans to work more closely with private companies by sharing information on cyber attacks after defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries <7011.T> was hacked, Nikkei business daily reported Sunday. The government also aims to ratify an international treaty on online crimes, the Nikkei said without citing a source.
Government simulates cyber attack for training
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (Reuters) - The lights went out. Hackers had infiltrated the chemical company's computer network. The firm's own experts ran around from computer to computer trying to fight back and regain control. "We're flying blind," the chief executive of the fictitious ACME chemical company said.
Amazon tablet costs $209.63 to make, IHS estimates
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's
Alibaba's Ma: "very interested" in buying Yahoo
PALO ALTO, California (Reuters) - Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is keen on buying Yahoo Inc
Twitter tells scientists how the world feels
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hate mornings, especially on Mondays? You may be surprised to know that much of the world doesn't share that grumpy feeling. Twitter shows people are more cheerful in the morning, get gloomier as the day wears on and rebound in the evening, with a peak right before bedtime. They're also happier from December to late June, when days gradually lengthen in the Northern Hemisphere.
Hitachi-LG venture to plead guilty to price-fixing
(Reuters) - A joint venture of Hitachi Ltd <6501.T> and LG Electronics Inc <066570.KS> has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $21.1 million fine for bid-rigging and price-fixing in the sale of optical disk drives, the Justice Department said on Friday. Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc was accused of conspiracy and wire fraud in a 15-count criminal information filed in federal court in California, the first charges to emerge from a long-running U.S. probe.
Poor nations urged to tap Web fast for growth
NAIROBI (Reuters) - With online business increasingly driving economic growth, developing nations' top priority should be the infrastructure their citizens need to get connected, delegates at an Internet conference in Nairobi said this week. The Internet's potential to raise living standards is under-exploited in the developing world, where just 21 percent of the population have access, compared with 69 percent in the developed world.