November 28th @ 6:47 PM GMT
Reuters Self-driving cars, including those backed in part by the phonemaker BlackBerry Ltd, have been approved for testing on Canadian public roads in the country's first such program, the government for the province of Ontario said on Monday. (Technology)
November 28th @ 2:52 PM GMT
Reuters Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a buyout fund that agreed to acquire U.S.-based chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp for $1.3 billion earlier this month, is funded partly by cash originating from China's central government and also has indirect links to its space program, Chinese corporate filings show. (Technology)
November 28th @ 2:52 PM GMT
Reuters Activist investor Elliott Management Corp disclosed a stake of ''more than 4 percent'' in Cognizant Technology Solutions and urged the IT services provider to consider shaking up its board as one of several steps to boost shareholder value. (Technology)
November 28th @ 8:46 AM GMT
Reuters Italian online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP) and Dubai-based billionaire Mohamed Alabbar said on Monday they will form a 130 million euro ($139 million) luxury retail business in the Middle East. (Technology)
November 27th @ 11:35 AM GMT
Reuters Customers of a Chinese-owned Liechtenstein bank are being told by unknown blackmailers they must pay a portion of their savings or face having account details sent to finance authorities and the media, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. (Technology)
November 25th @ 6:26 PM GMT
Reuters Uber UBER.UL will seek to convince Europe's top court next week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could determine whether app-based startups should be exempt from strict laws meant for regular companies. (Technology)
November 25th @ 4:39 PM GMT
Reuters The European Commission will propose next week simplified rules on value-added sales tax (VAT) on goods and services traded from one country to another within the European Union to boost e-commerce. (Technology)
November 25th @ 12:40 PM GMT
Reuters Hackers attacked the European Commission's computers on Thursday, flooding the EU executive's servers with digital service requests, but while connection speeds were affected, there was no data breach, the Commission said. (Technology)
November 25th @ 12:38 PM GMT
Reuters Online spending by U.S. bargain hunters climbed to above $1 billion by Thanksgiving evening, according to Adobe Digital Index, surging almost 14 percent from a year ago and reflecting a broader trend away from brick-and-mortar shopping. (Technology)
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