Bitcoin splits, but clone off to slow start

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin's underlying software code was split on Tuesday, generating a new clone called "Bitcoin Cash," but the new virtual currency got off to a slow start...

SK Hynix jumps over 3 percent as strong Apple earnings boost

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares in South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, the world's second-biggest memory chip maker, rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday morning after Apple Inc delivered surprisingly upbeat...

Apple doubles down on China as rivals pull ahead

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is binding itself more closely to China as its share of the world's biggest smartphone market slips and it becomes more reliant on selling...

Apple forecasts revenue above estimates, shares sail to record

(Reuters) - Apple Inc forecast current-quarter revenue largely above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, helping to allay investor concerns about a possible delay in the launch of the iPhone's 10th-anniversary...

Cyber security firm FireEye's revenue beats Street

(Reuters) - Internet security company FireEye Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its higher-margin product subscription and services business. FireEye, amid a transition to a software-as-a-service model...

Scientists turn to big data in hunt for minerals, oil and gas

OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists searching for everything from oil and gas to copper and gold are adopting techniques used by companies such as Netflix or Amazon to sift through vast...

Vivendi plan to limit Mediaset voting rights not enough if influence remains: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi's proposal to limit its voting rights at Mediaset to 9.9 percent was not sufficient in itself to allay regulator concerns if the French media group retained...

Vivendi amends plan to settle regulatory concerns in Italy, watchdog says

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi has proposed amendments to how it plans to remove its position of significant influence at Italian broadcaster Mediaset, Italy's communications watchdog AGCOM said on Tuesday. It...

Goldman plans to expand online bank to Europe: treasurer

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to open an online deposits business in Europe, the bank's treasurer Robin Vince said on Tuesday. On Goldman's fixed income earnings call, Vince...

BP in talks with electric carmakers on service station chargers

LONDON (Reuters) - BP (BP.L) is in talks with electric vehicle makers on partnering to offer battery re-charging docks at its global network of fuel service stations as it seeks...

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Kickstarter campaign wants your help in finding aliens on nearby exoplanets

Astronomers at the Planet Foundation want your help observing nearby exoplanets for life, seeking support via a Kickstarter campaign launched this week. They’re...