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Amazon's Jeff Bezos will keep voting power following divorce

​ Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will retain voting control of his entire $143 billion stake in the company under a divorce settlement with his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, who will own 25 percent of those shares, the couple said on Thursday, removing uncertainty over control of the online retailer.

Written by Reuters05 April 19 09:41

Facebook will block foreign ad-buying during election

​Social media giant Facebook said on Friday it would block electoral advertisements purchased outside Australia from being displayed here ahead of a national election due in May.

Written by Reuters05 April 19 09:29

New law could see social media execs jailed over terror streaming

Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government.

Written by Reuters01 April 19 08:31

Apple unveils streaming service, credit card

Apple has attempted to reintroduce itself as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade.

Written by Reuters26 March 19 08:56

Autonomy founder set for $5B HP court showdown

Mike Lynch faces HP in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar showdown over the tech giant's purchase of the Autonomy software business he founded.

Written by Reuters25 March 19 05:10

Apple Watch can detect irregular heart pulse rates

​The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.

Written by Reuters18 March 19 09:26

Apple infringed three Qualcomm patents, jury finds

Mobile phone chip supplier Qualcomm on Friday won a legal victory against iPhone maker Apple, with a jury in federal court in San Diego finding that Apple owes Qualcomm about US$31 million for infringing three of its patents.

Written by Reuters18 March 19 08:55