EBay's profit forecast disappoints, shares fall

(Reuters) - EBay Inc warned Wall Street on Wednesday that profit this quarter could fall below analysts’ estimates as it invests in marketing and a revamped website to attract more...

EBay's adjusted profit forecast disappoints, shares fall

(Reuters) - EBay Inc forecast current-quarter adjusted profit that was largely below analysts’ estimates as the company continues to ramp up spending to tweak its e-commerce platforms. The company’s shares...

Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism,...

Pentagon chief asks Congress to not hinder cyber defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has...

Native American tribe holding patents sues Amazon and Microsoft

(Reuters) - A Native American tribe sued Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a technology firm....

Twitter looks to toughen rules on online harassment, abuse

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety...

Chinese fintech firm Qudian impresses in U.S. market debut

(Reuters) - Shares of Qudian Inc (QD.N) rose as much as 48 percent in their market debut on Wednesday, valuing the online micro-credit firm at about $11.67 billion in the...

IBM shares head for biggest gain in eight years

(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines Inc (IBM.N) surged 9 percent on Wednesday after it beat expectations on revenue and gave an outlook that hinted one of the world’s...

Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment: report

(Reuters) - Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust...

Apple and GE team up on software to track power plants, machinery

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and General Electric Co say they are working together to make it easier to write software that can track power plants and jet engines on Apple’s...