Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba (BABA.N), the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world’s biggest shopping event. Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group, and actor Nicole Kidman attend a show during Alibaba
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(Reuters) – Equifax Inc on Friday issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, saying the massive breach of its consumer data earlier this year would hurt sales and result in costs of $60 million to $75 million during the period. Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin dropped below $7,000 on Friday to trade more than 5 percent down on the day, having fallen by well over $1,000 since hitting an all-time high on Wednesday. A bitcoin (virtual currency) coin placed on Dollar banknotes is seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Bitcoin dropped to
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc (T.N) will not sell cable network CNN to win antitrust approval of its proposed $85.4 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) and will fight the government in court if a negotiated settlement is not reached, the wireless company’s chief executive said on Thursday. The AT&T logo
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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. antitrust regulators and AT&T Inc sparred on Wednesday over whether the wireless carrier would be required to sell Time Warner Inc’s CNN cable network as a condition of approval of its deal to buy the media company. The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded significant asset sales in order to
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(Reuters) – The major futures exchanges believe in the development of cryptocurrency trading and will push on with launching exchange traded funds that allow investors to trade in them, stock exchange operator BATS Global Markets Inc’s Chief Executive said on Tuesday. Bitcoins are seen in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Speaking
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A hacking group previously linked to the Vietnamese government or working on its behalf has broken into the computers of neighboring countries as well as a grouping of Southeast Asian nations, according to cybersecurity company Volexity. A hooded man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration
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JAKARTA/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed. FILE PHOTO: The WhatsApp messaging application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo WhatsApp, which is widely used
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