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Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market


REUTERS - Microsoft Corp launched its much-awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday.

Top News, Tech 5:11pm IST

Nokia launches virtual reality camera


HELSINKI - Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets.

Top News, Tech 1:42pm IST

Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows


- Twitter Inc's shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013.

10:42am IST

Tue, Jul 28 2015

Facebook's ascent has investors betting on more gains


NEW YORK - Investors in social media shares have zeroed-in on Facebook Inc , piling into stock options to add bullish bets on the company in the days ahead of its Wednesday earnings.

Tech, Facebook 28 Jul 2015

Twitter CEO Dorsey's criticism of company refreshing, analysts say


SAN FRANCISCO - Critics have long lamented that Twitter Inc is difficult to use and has had trouble defining itself, which is why it has not expanded its audience.

6:47am IST

United Airlines data breached by China-backed hackers - Bloomberg

REUTERS - United Continental Holdings Inc has been the target of a data breach linked to a group of China-backed hackers, Bloomberg reported.

Tech, Cyber Crime 4:00pm IST

Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers - report

SAN FRANCISCO - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign.

Tech, Cyber Crime 5:37pm IST

Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog.

Tech, Facebook 11:51am IST

Corrected - No new contact with comet lander, scientists say

(Corrects surname of DLR scientist in final two paragraphs to Geurts ..not.. Guerts)

Tech, World 5:58pm IST

LG Electronics Q2 profit slumps 60 percent on weak TV, smartphone sales


SEOUL - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent, plummeting below estimates, as sales of televisions and smartphones buckled under weaker demand and intense competition from rivals.

Tech, Business 12:50pm IST