Fiat Chrysler CEO approached GM about a merger, was rebuffed -NYT

May 23 - As part of his quest for a mega merger, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne sent an email to General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra in March suggesting combining the automakers but was rebuffed, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

5:37am IST

Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

FRANKFURT, May 23 - Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.

12:47am IST

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

May 22 - Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.

23 May 2015

U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: opening up to a changing world

SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 22 - Much about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency remains classified, but the U.S. spy agency that maps and analyzes the earth is opening up more than ever, from sharing computer source code on a public website to tapping new sources of intelligence.

23 May 2015

Adult online dating site reports data security breach of member information

May 22 - An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said on Friday.

23 May 2015
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Fall-off in Indian weddings bodes ill for jewellers, gold

MUMBAI - Fewer auspicious days later this year compelled Ramesh Phalke, an auto company employee in Maharashtra, to hold his daughter's wedding in May. This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewellers.