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Huge Scandal Engulfs Greek Anti-Piracy & Royalties Group

Greek anti-piracy and royalties group AEPI is in crisis after a government-commissioned investigation found huge irregularities in its accounts. Following an audit by Ernst & Young, it was discovered the group had failed to pay more than 42 million e.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakMar 20th, 2017

Giant companies that won’t buy your startup

 Huge companies in fast-changing, technology-intensive businesses buy startups. After all, they have the money and need fresh entrepreneurial talent to tap new markets and stay abreast of disruption. That’s the collective wisdom about M&A.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Snapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

 Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook. Its disappearing chats made visual communication quick and casual compared to Facebook’s email-esque text messages. Stories ditched the likes and permanacy so you could share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple Stops Royalties to Q’comm

Qualcomm reduced its quarterly revenue forecast by $500 million, charging that Apple has stopped paying it royalties on mobile devices such as iPhones......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Qualcomm Says Apple To Stop Paying Royalties

Apple has decided to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers that are owed to Qualcomm, until a legal dispute between the companies is resolved, the chipmaker said on Friday. From a report: Qualcomm, the largest maker of chips used in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm

 It’s no secret, Apple and Qualcomm have been fighting relentlessly for a few months over royalty payments. Apple told Qualcomm that it would stop paying the disputed licensing fees. Qualcomm confirmed the agressive move and said that its.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

GM wouldn"t benefit from Trump tax plan for years, but supports reform

GM broadly supports President Trump's effort to cut corporate taxes but wouldn't benefit for about five years because of the huge losses it incurred leading up to its 2009 bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

DJI is offering huge cash reward in bid to solve an airport drone mystery

Drone maker DJI has been so troubled by a string of rogue-drone incidents at an international airport that it's now offering a large cash reward to help apprehend those responsible. The post DJI is offering huge cash reward in bid to solve an airport.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Group 1"s first-quarter profits slip on Oil Patch struggles

Group 1 Automotive said first-quarter earnings fell nearly 1 percent, citing weakness in US energy markets that countered an otherwise healthy quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

GM supports Trump tax plan, but wouldn"t benefit for years

GM broadly supports President Trump's plan to cut corporate taxes but wouldn't benefit for about five years because of the huge losses it incurred leading up to its 2009 bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Comparing their actions to the plot this season on the Showtime series Homeland, an attorney for former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has filed a complaint in federal court against Fox News, curr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

US Pressing for Quick Activation of THAAD in South Korea

The THAAD anti-missile system could be up and running in South Korea within days despite local protests, the uncertain outcome of South Korea’s presidential election,... The THAAD anti-missile system could be up and running in South Korea w.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Qualcomm Expects Hit In Earnings From Issues With Apple

San Diego-based Qualcomm says that Apple is continuing to "improperly interfere" with its business, saying that Apple has been withholding payments to its contract manufacturers for royalties those manufacturers owe to Qualcomm, and has indicated tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Google and Facebook duped in huge "scam"

The two tech firms have confirmed they were tricked out of $100m (£77m) in an alleged scam......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Uber self-driving car chief moves aside amid Waymo trade secrets scandal

Anthony Levandowski is stepping aside as the lawsuit with his former employer rages on......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport drone mystery

Drone maker DJI has been so troubled by a string of rogue-drone incidents at an international airport that it's offering a large cash reward to help catch those responsible. The post DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport dro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Kill Net Neutrality and You"ll Kill Us, Say 800 US Startups

A group of more than 800 startups has sent a letter to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality -- reversing the Title II classification of internet service providers. The group, which inc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host's computer. Andrea Tantaros claims that she was stalked and harassed by multiple Twitter accounts that were coordinated by Fox News executives after she filed a sexual.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The Worst Lies From Yesterday"s Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

Yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritizing certain traffic, and reclassified providers as “common carriers.” Up to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Acer"s new gaming laptop is the anti-MacBook Pro

Aggressive, sharp-cornered gaming laptops are back in style. While most PC makers have been content with chasing Apple with sleek laptops that sport unibody builds, soft corners, and minimalist designs, PC maker Acer is going in the opposite directio.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017