Tag Archives: Google

11Jan/18

iPhone addiction: vice or virtue?

Apple Inc investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction might not be a bad thing for profits. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

11Jan/18

CES 2018: the battle of the virtual assistants

Several thousand people descended on a wet and dreary Las Vegas as the world’s largest technology showcase opened to the public. As Ivor Bennett reports, voice assistance and artifical intelligence are this year’s hottest trends. Continue reading

14Dec/17

High tech, high finance and high times for the pot industry

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two years ago, Alan Gertner was head of Google’s Asia-Pacific sales team in Singapore, handling more than $100 million (USD) in business. Continue reading

14Dec/17

Federal Communications Commission set to reverse net neutrality rules

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FILE) (REUTERS) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday (December 14) to rescind net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama that barred the blocking or slowing of internet traffic. Continue reading

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Google relaxes its ad rules

Google said news websites no longer have to provide users with three free articles per day or face less prominence in search results. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Kenyan debtors struggle to hold on to assets as repossessions rise

Kenyan borrowers struggle to hang onto their assets as auctions heat up. A severe drought earlier this year, a slowdown in bank lending, and a prolonged period of political uncertainty are creating a growing pool of distressed borrowers whose assets are being seized by newly aggressive lenders in the east African powerhouse.
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08Oct/17

Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 04, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday (October 04) unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc . Continue reading

06Oct/17

Tech giants in Silicon Valley crack down on hate speech

China Central Television (CCTV) – Tech giants in Silicon Valley are cracking down on what they have deemed “hate speech”, but experts warned the dangers of stamping out voices not in line with that in the tech industry. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Roku shares surge on debut

Shares of the streaming box maker rose about 30 percent minutes after they debuted on the Nasdaq Stock Market Thursday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading