In the second half of 2016, Apple dealt with government data requests affecting more than 20,000 devices — nearly double from what the company dealt with in the first half of the year. Also, for the first time ever, Apple reported receiving a National Security Letter (NSL) in its latest biannual transparency report. SEE ALSO: Everyone says Apple's iPhone 8 might be late. How bad
Number of Apple devices targeted in government requests doubled in 2016
British artists, actors and musicians are reacting with shock and sadness at the Manchester Arena suicide attack that killed 22 people — including some children — and injured 59 at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande. SEE ALSO: James Corden delivers an emotional tribute to the people of Manchester Liam Gallagher, the Manchester-based former singer of the Oasis, led the tributes
Idris Elba tweets passionate message to Manchester attack victims
Microsoft has accused a Chinese gaming website of hacking Xbox account and illegally gaining virtual gaming currencies. iGSKY, which presented itself as a gaming service website, offered players a way to pay for in-game credits and rare items across games like FIFA, Final Fantasy and Aion Kinah. SEE ALSO: Microsoft's future phones might not even look like phones Microsoft on Friday
Microsoft accuses Chinese ‘gaming' website of hacking Xbox accounts
The horror of an attack at a pop concert in Britain has seized the world's attention.
'Terror at the arena': Shock over Manchester attack ripples through global media
LONDON —A number of false stories went viral and were reported by some of Britain's biggest newspapers in the moments following last night's attack on the Manchester Arena. An unidentified man detonated a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester venue on Monday evening, killing 22 and injuring at least 59. Greater Manchester Police confirmed that children are among the de
A number of fake stories have gone viral following the Manchester terrorist attack
President Donald Trump addressed the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, labeling it a terrorist act and calling the perpetrators "evil losers." "I would like to begin by offering my prayers to the people of Manchester," Trump said, at a new conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. "I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injur
Trump offers condolences for Manchester bombing while condemning 'evil losers' with 'wicked ideology'
Netflix Inc. was a $300 million e-commerce startup when it became a public company 15 years ago. and is now a $68 billion streaming pioneer, delivering a billion hours a week of video around the world. The path wan’t easy, and it seems far from complete.
15 years after IPO, Netflix has changed drastically—and is worth nearly 22,000% more
One of China's biggest e-commerce operators is planning to build a logistics network with drones at its backbone, as it seeks to further expand its e-commerce business in rural China. JD.com — the second largest e-commerce company in China after Alibaba — said that it will enter a partnership with civil aviation authorities in Shaanxi, northern China to develop a drone that could
Drones could deliver a literal ton of stuff to remote villages
Amazon has announced that it’s expanding its subscription TV service, Amazon Channels, into the U.K. and Germany. The internet giant first opened Amazon Video to third-party video-streaming services in the U.S. back in late 2015, letting those on the company’s $99 annual Prime membership service subscribe to the likes of Starz and Showtime from within a single platform. The company
Amazon expands subscription TV Channels service beyond the U.S. and into Europe
Google DeepMind's AlphaGo algorithm is back to its usual antics of beating world class Go players. The self-learning algorithm beat the world's current number one player, Ke Jie, on Tuesday in the opening fixture of a three game match in China. "Ke Jie fought bravely and some wonderful moves were played," wrote Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis on Twitter. He added: "[The] Game we
Google DeepMind's AlphaGo AI beat the best Go player in the world in its first game (GOOG)
Celebrities and politicians around the world are reaching out to express their horror at the deadly suspected terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert on Monday which has left at least 22 people dead and 59 others injured. The singer herself has suspended the European leg of her world tour for the time being, with TMZ reporting that she was "inconsolable" and "in hysteri
How celebrities are reacting to the suspected terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert
Mobile phone footage captures the moment a suicide bomber detonated a device at the Manchester Arena.In the footage, you can hear a loud explosion followed by people shouting: "What’s going on? What just happened? What’s going on? Oh my god."At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a co
This is the moment a bomb exploded at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester
Nationwide, Britain's biggest building society, has reported an 18% fall in annual profits and warned of a squeeze on consumers and slowing house price growth as the economy stutters.
Nationwide warns on economy as profits fall
Well that didn’t last long. A fresh patent spat between Nokia and Apple which fired up at the back end of last year when Cupertino accused the former world number one mobile maker of making like a patent troll appears to have been resolved already. Read More