• Toshiba sees annual loss of almost $1 billion after tax related to chip unit sale

    Reuters News: TOKYO (Reuters) – Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Monday it now expects to slide to a net loss of nearly $1 billion this business year after calculating taxes related to the sale of its prized chip unit. FILE PHOTO : A logo of Toshiba Corp...
  • What’s that smell? Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have answered one of nature’s most pungent questions: what gives the world’s smelliest fruit its distinctive aroma. FILE PHOTO: A boy carries a durian fruit at a durian market in Bangkok, Thailand on July 17, 2007. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/File Photo Scientists in Singapore said...
  • Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X 'animoji' feature

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. FILE PHOTO: Apple Senior Vice President...
  • XPO Logistics adding 6,000 holiday workers on e-commerce outlook

    Reuters News: SEATTLE (Reuters) – XPO Logistics Inc said on Friday it is hiring more than 6,000 seasonal workers for the crucial peak holiday season, roughly 20 percent more than last year, as the third-largest publicly traded U.S. logistics company gears up for a surge in e-commerce deliveries. XPO’s...
  • Pope to get closer to heavens with call to space station

    Reuters News: VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis will get closer to the heavens this month when he puts in a call to the International Space Station. Pope Francis looks on during a private audience with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (not pictured) at the Vatican October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Andreas...
  • Google offers bug bounty to clean up mobile apps

    Reuters News: SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google is offering security experts a bounty to identify Android app flaws as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store. Each flaw will score at least $1,000 under the program announced on Thursday to back up...
  • DNA confirms amazing Australian isle insect not extinct after all

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When black rats invaded Lord Howe Island after the 1918 wreck of the steamship Makambo, they wiped out numerous native species on the small Australian isle in the Tasman Sea including a big, flightless insect that resembled a stick. But the Lord Howe Island...
  • Taiwan ministry expresses 'deep concern' about Qualcomm's antitrust fine

    Reuters News: TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s economics ministry said it is “deeply concerned” about the antitrust agency imposing a $775 million fine on Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), in a rare public display of disagreement between authorities. Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) fined Qualcomm last week, saying the U.S. chipmaker had...
  • Researchers uncover flaw that makes Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – Cyber security watchdogs and researchers are issuing warnings over risks associated with a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications after the discovery of a flaw that could allow hackers to read information thought to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware. An alert from...