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Samsung did not infringe Nvidia graphics chip patents - U.S. ITC


NEW YORK - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has been cleared on its use of graphics chip technology owned by Nvidia Corp without permission, in a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling on Friday.

12:48am IST

Google says Docs, Drive disruption resolved


- Some of Google Inc's services, including Drive and Docs, which were facing disruptions for a few hours on Friday have been resolved, the company said.

3:39am IST

Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal - sources


- Dell Inc is planning to use equity in cloud software company VMware Inc to help pay for its acquisition of EMC Corp in a deal valuing the data storage company at more than $55 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

4:36am IST

China publishes draft rules to regulate online car hailing services

SHANGHAI - China on Saturday published draft rules to regulate online car hailing businesses, a booming sector where U.S. firm Uber Technologies Inc and Chinese rival Didi Kuaidi have been aggressively competing for market share.

3:20pm IST

Twitter plans layoffs next week - Re/code


REUTERS - Twitter Inc is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources.

11:57am IST

Baidu's iQIYI video unit to stream Lions Gate films

- Film and TV studio owner Lions Gate Entertainment Corp said on Friday that Chinese video streaming company iQIYI, a unit of internet search company Baidu Inc , would stream some of its films.

12:07am IST

Japan-backed fund considering investing in Sharp-source

TOKYO - A Japanese government-backed fund is considering a range of options to help turn around Sharp Corp including a direct investment, a person familiar with the matter said.

Tech, Japan 2:48pm IST

Fri, Oct 9 2015

Dow Jones discloses data breach

REUTERS - Dow Jones & Co disclosed on Friday a breach of its systems that put payment card and contact information of about 3,500 individuals at risk.

Tech, Cyber Crime, Business 09 Oct 2015

Intel to secure EU's okay for $16.7 bln Altera deal - sources

BRUSSELS - World No. 1 chipmaker Intel Corp will be given the go-ahead from the EU for its $16.7 billion bid for Altera Corp, its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

09 Oct 2015

China arrested hackers at U.S. request - Washington Post

WASHINGTON - The Chinese government took unprecedented action by complying with a U.S. request and arresting hackers suspected of stealing secrets from U.S. companies to pass to Chinese state-run companies, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

Tech, Cyber Crime, World 09 Oct 2015