Uber is target of a US probe over gender discrimination

Jul 17 2018 16:17

Uber faces an ongoing gender-discrimination probe by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as new questions arise about the company’s corporate culture.


Uber CEO says company can do an IPO without being profitable

Jul 17 2018 20:47

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he doesn’t think his ride-hailing company needs to be profitable before a planned public offering in the second half of 2019.


Amazon suffers tech crashes and strikes during Prime Day bonanza

Jul 17 2018 10:36

Amazon.com has kicked off its big Prime Day sales promotion with technical glitches on its website and app, threatening its 36-hour sales extravaganza.


Bitcoin rises as biggest asset manager studies crypto technology

Jul 16 2018 15:12

Bitcoin has been headed for its largest increase in two weeks as BlackRock became the latest big name to signal an interest in the technology underpinning digital currencies.


Russia targeted by almost 25 million cyber-attacks during World Cup

Jul 16 2018 14:14

Russia has been the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.


Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

Jul 15 2018 17:54

With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn't look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley.


Global PC market grows for first time in 6 years - survey

Jul 13 2018 08:30

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday.

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Uganda government reviewing controversial social-media taxes after outcry

Jul 12 2018 13:38

Uganda is reviewing a daily tax levied on users of social-media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, as well as tariffs on mobile-money transactions.


Amazon has global aspirations for medical-supplies marketplace

Jul 11 2018 22:00

Amazon.com has global aspirations for its medical-supplies marketplace, highlighting the ecommerce giant’s sweeping ambitions to disrupt health care.

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