British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Kogan over Facebook data

LONDON (Reuters) - A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24. FILE...

ZTE woes may boost network rivals Ericsson and Nokia

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are warming to beleaguered mobile network makers Ericsson and Nokia as they begin to recover ahead of a once-a-decade uplift from a new business cycle and...

Vivendi's chairman brushes off criticism over investment in Telecom Italia

PARIS (Reuters) - Vivendi’s chairman and top investor Vincent Bollore brushed off criticism over the media group’s investments in Telecom Italia (TIM) on Thursday. Vincent Bollore, Chairman of the Supervisory...

Lyft to offset emissions from rides with projects combating climate change

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc is launching a program on Thursday to offset emissions from the 1.4 million cars that drive for the U.S. ride-hailing service by investing in...

Qualcomm concessions insufficient to clinch NXP deal: commerce ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM.O) will have to do more to complete its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O), a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday. A booth...

Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers’ appetite for the Southeast nation’s agricultural goods and for its tourism...

U.S. ban on sales to ZTE triggers patriotic rhetoric in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A U.S. ban on sales of American components to ZTE Corp (0763.HK) (000063.SZ) has unleashed a patriotic backlash in China’s cyberspace, highlighting the growing tension between...

Hedge fund Elliott steps up pressure on Vivendi over Telecom Italia

PARIS, LONDON (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Advisors lambasted Vivendi on Thursday after the French media group defended its strategy as the main shareholder of Telecom Italia (TIM). FILE PHOTO...

China's ZTE removed chief compliance officer before U.S. sanction: source

HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZTE Corp’s (000063.SZ)(0763.HK) chief compliance and chief legal officer was removed from his posts more than a month before the Chinese telecom equipment maker was slapped...

Hedge fund Elliott issues new attack on Vivendi over Telecom Italia

PARIS (Reuters) - Activist Elliott Advisors issued on Thursday a fresh attack on French media group Vivendi as the hedge fund’s battle with Vivendi over Telecom Italia intensifies. FILE PHOTO...

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Teenage bitcoin millionaire is back with a better Botangle

Erik Finman gained notoriety and a certain fame as a 14-year-old entrepreneur and bitcoin investor who’d managed to turn a...