China's LeEco unit Leshi scraps plans to issue bonds worth 2 bln yuan

HONG KONG Leshi Internet Information & Technology, a listed unit of Chinese conglomerate LeEco, has scrapped plans to issue 2 billion yuan ($294 million) worth of bonds.Leshi Internet Information &...

Facebook board backs Sandberg's request to initiate research into Soros

FILE PHOTO - Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5,...

Ride hailing firm Gett to raise $350 million: media

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel-based ride sharing app Gett is in the process of raising $350 million after plans to raise a larger sum of money did not pan out,...

Smart condo conundrum: Talk to appliances, or text them?

By Jeremy Wagstaff | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE In today's so-called smart home,...

Accenture beefs up blockchain security

By Anna Irrera | NEW YORK NEW YORK Accenture Plc has...

Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the “promotion of terrorism” earlier rather than responding to government...

Draper Esprit teams up with Earlybird on tech investment

LONDON (Reuters) - London-based venture capital firm Draper Esprit said on Wednesday it had teamed up with its German peer Earlybird to co-invest in high growth technology companies across Europe....

Facebook removes top Myanmar military official, others from website

(Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday it was removing certain Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of “hate and misinformation”...

Alphabet's Sergey Brin says company must assume greater responsibility

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) President Sergey Brin said on Friday that technology companies must take greater responsibility for the social impact of their work, his first...

BBC, ITV launch BritBox video streaming service in U.S.

British media companies BBC Worldwide and ITV Plc launched BritBox in the United States on Tuesday, a new subscription-based video streaming service that includes iconic British shows including "Blackadder", "Fawlty...

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Exclusive: GameStop in talks with buyout firms after drawing interest –...

(Reuters) - Video game and electronics retailer GameStop Corp is holding talks with private equity firms about a potential transaction after receiving buyout...