New mobile phone system 'mBirth' registers Tanzania's invisible children

NJOMBE, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At Lunyanywi village in Tanzania's southern highlands, local residents gather to welcome a new member of their community.Antonia Kisena and her husband Moses are...

San Francisco public transit system says ransomware attack contained

San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency said it has contained a cyber attack that disrupted some internal computer systems including email, but did not affect transit services."The situation is now contained,...

Exclusive: Chinese government money backs buyout firm’s deal for U.S. chip maker

By Liana B. Baker, Koh Gui Qing and Julie Zhu ...

Elliott discloses stake in Cognizant, urges board shakeup

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp disclosed a stake of "more than 4 percent" in Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH.O) and urged the IT services provider to consider shaking up its board...

Deutsche Telekom says fixed network outage may be work of hackers

By Eric Auchard and Harro Ten Wolde | FRANKFURT FRANKFURT Hundreds...

Actelion's ambitious independent-minded CEO will drive up takeover price

ZURICH Actelion Chief Executive Jean-Paul Clozel's desire to keep Europe's biggest biotech company independent after building it from scratch, means Johnson & Johnson will have to pay a steep premium...

Israel's Cellcom launches app for Apple TV service

TEL AVIV Cellcom, Israel's biggest mobile phone operator, said on Monday it will offer Apple TV as it launched its new Cellcom TV app.Cellcom said it will be the first...

Uber drivers in U.S. cities to join planned worker protests

By Lisa Baertlein | LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES Drivers for ride...

China photo app & phone maker Meitu to launch up to $735 million Hong...

HONG KONG Chinese photo app and mobile phone maker Meitu Inc is set to launch an up to $735 million initial public offering in Hong Kong, IFR reported on Monday,...

Samsung Electronics to consider split: Seoul Economic Daily

SEOUL South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) will consider splitting itself into two as proposed by activist hedge fund Elliott Management, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Monday citing an...