A British-born chief executive has hit the Silicon Valley jackpot for the second time in his career after selling US social media analytics firm Topsy to Apple for a reported $200m (£122m).
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Wednesday 06 October 2010
Skype, the pioneering internet phone and video conferencing company, is switching chief executives, in a move designed to improve prospects for its multibillion dollar stock market flotation.
Thursday 30 September 2010
A high-tech international crime gang that targeted one of the world's largest computer companies has been smashed by police.
Friday 27 August 2010
Dell has put the ball back in Hewlett-Packard's court in the computer manufacturing rivals' battle for control of 3Par, a California data storage company.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
A consortium of 55 entertainment and technology giants hoping to standardize digital formats for video playback has said it will start beta testing in the fall as it added two more companies to its ranks and unveiled its brand name, Ultraviolet.
Friday 16 July 2010
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT) has agreed to buy the South African IT company Dimension Data for £2.1bn as it seeks growth in emerging markets to offset a stagnant economy at home.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Cisco is launching a tablet computing device aimed at business customers, becoming the latest company to wade into the red-hot tablet market.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Thursday 13 May 2010
Monday 10 May 2010
Analysts have their fingers crossed ahead of tomorrow's quarterly update from Intercontinental Hotels Group, with the hospitality specialist expected to report improving trends in Asia and the US.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Ofcom, the communications regulator, hopes to accelerate the march of "superfast" broadband across the UK by demanding BT offer rivals access to its fibre network as well as its underground ducts and telegraph poles.
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Thursday 11 March 2010
The sudden takedown of an Internet provider thought to be helping spread one of the most promiscuous pieces of malicious software out there appears to have cut off criminals from potentially millions of personal computers under their control.
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British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
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BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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