Google close to buying smartphone maker HTC's assets: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google is close to acquiring assets of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp (2498.TW), Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The Taiwan stock exchange...

Permira puts TeamViewer sale on hold: Frankfurter Allgemeine

BERLIN (Reuters) - Private equity firm Permira has postponed plans to sell German business software maker TeamViewer in the hope of fetching a higher price at a later date, German...

EU ready to move alone on digital tax if no global deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said the EU should proceed with an overhaul of taxes on digital firms even if the rest of the rich world did not follow...

Amazon reviewing website after algorithm suggests bomb-making ingredients

LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com (AMZN.O) said on Wednesday it was reviewing its website after an investigation found that it could help users buy the ingredients to make a bomb using...

Digital firms pay less than half tax of traditional rivals: EU Commission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Digital companies in the European Union pay in tax less than half the amount paid by traditional firms, the European Commission said in a draft report which...

Toshiba says seals $18 billion deal to sell chip unit to Bain Capital group

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday it has agreed to sell its prized semiconductor business to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LP,...

Saudi Arabia set to lift ban on internet calls

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will remove its ban on internet phone calls on Thursday, a government spokesman said, in a bid to stimulate online business as the kingdom looks...

ABB to deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations for German motorways

ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB will deliver 117 electric vehicle charging stations to German utility EnBW, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday. Power utilities such as EnBW, tech start-ups and...

Uber reviews Asia business amid U.S. bribery probe: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc , which is the subject of a U.S. federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and...

Amazon working on 'smart glasses' as its first wearable device: FT

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on its first wearable device - a pair of ‘smart glasses’, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The device, designed like a regular pair...

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RecordGram thinks your phone is the new recording studio

If RecordGram has its way, top record producers will all turn to their app, a kind of mobile...