South Korea’s special prosecutor accused Jay Y. Lee and other Samsung Group executives of conspiring to create fake documents to mask millions of dollars in bribes funneled to a confidante of the nation’s president, according to Bloomberg.
Foxconn will begin construction this month on a $9 billion display plant in southern China, as billionaire founder Terry Gou makes a big bet on demand for giant-sized TV screens in healthcare and homes, according to Bloomberg.
The APA recently released a study finding that Americans were experiencing the first statistically significant stress increase in the survey’s 10-year history, according to Bloomberg. In January, 57 percent of respondents of all political stripes said the U.S. political climate was a very or somewhat significant source of stress, up from 52 percent who said the same thing in August.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ last public event in 2011 was a city council meeting in Cupertino, California, where he presented plans for a sprawling new campus with a spaceship-shaped building and tree-filled park.
Uber Technologies Inc. wants to re-introduce its self-driving cars in California, legally this time. In December, Uber’s pilot program automobiles were pulled off the streets in San Francisco for failing to properly register with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Now, after relocating cars to Arizona, Uber wants back in its home state. Currently, 23 companies including Tesla Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Volkswagen AG, and Baidu Inc. are on the list of approved participants for the program.
LG Electronics' G6 smartphone won an unprecedented 31 booth awards at Mobile World Congress 2017 including multiple honors from various international titles and publications attending the show. Amongst top honors received, Wired, Android Authority, Digital Trends, PCMag and TechRadar designated the G6 as the best smartphone of MWC 2017.
Snap, maker of the disappearing photo app dependent upon the fickle favor of the millennial demographic, is going public at a valuation at least twice as expensive as Facebook, and four times more costly than Twitter.
4 Years From Now (4YFN), the startup business platform of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, has closed its 4th and most international edition with 19,123 attendees, over 60% more than in the previous year. A staggering 47% ventured over from GSMA Mobile World Congress, with over 70% of attendance being from abroad.
MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), announced that Deutsche Telekom has deployed their digital Service Quality Management (SQM) solution to assure its next generation corporate broadband service.
Amazon’s cloud-computing service was beset by errors on Tuesday, disrupting thousands of US online services from project-management and expense-reporting tools to commuter alerts, according to Bloomberg.
Hangar 18, the company from the Croatian town of Koprivnica, participated for the first time at the largest world mobile technology exibition, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Their goal was presenting NOA's range of flagship smartphones: NOA H10le, NOA H2 and NOA N5.
South Korea’s special prosecutor plans to indict Samsung's Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges along with four other executives, dealing a blow to the country’s largest conglomerate as it prepares for a generational handover, according to Bloomberg.
One of the Croatian startups Agrivi is oriented to help the farmers in everyday business, According to its founder Matija Žulj Agrvi is not the only knowledge-based farm management software company that delivers knowledge through technology.
Finnish company HMD Global unveiled a range of new phones, including a redesign of the classic Nokia 3310, in a bid to win back mobile consumers. Two new smartphones, the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, are set to come to market in the second quarter.
Huawei and LG are angling to steal the show at this year’s Mobile World Congress. They're ushering in new smartphones that each hopes will fill a void created by the absence of a new handset from the usually dominant Samsung.
HP reported sales that surpassed estimates on firmer demand for computers and printers that are helping drive profitability, according to Bloomberg. Revenue rose 3.6 percent percent to $12.7 billion in the fiscal first quarter, the company said in a statement.
Microsoft faces a coordinated investigation by European privacy regulators after it failed to do enough to address their concerns about the collection and processing of user data with a series of changes to Windows 10 last month, according to Bloomberg.
Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s Internet properties at a $350 million discount after revelations of security breaches at the web company, according to Bloomberg. The acquisition, now valued at $4.48 billion in cash, is expected to close in the second quarter, the companies said in a statement.
International money transfer service TransferWise has announced an integration with Facebook’s Messenger that will let people set up foreign exchange transactions over the chat service, according to Bloomberg.
Bloomberg reports that hackers are shifting their tactics. Undeterred by tighter sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. in response to last year’s attacks, hackers are increasingly likely to leak altered information they steal from both individuals and companies, said Dmitri Alperovitch, CTO at CrowdStrike.
For Tesla, there’s been little light shed on what the acquisition of money-losing SolarCity will mean to the bottom line. That hasn’t stopped its shares from nearing a record high, according to Bloomberg.