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Apple CEO says to add 25 stores in China within two years: Sina

As of 10/23/2014 5:10 PM
BEIJING - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company is planning to open 25 retail stores in China within the next two years, according to a Chinese transcript of an interview posted by web portal Full article

Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'

As of 10/23/2014 10:10 AM
Google Inc. launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way. Full article

Apple co-founder to mentor at Australian university

As of 10/22/2014 1:18 PM
SYDNEY - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has accepted an adjunct professorship at a Sydney university and will play a mentoring role at the university's innovation lab. Full article

Apple sees iCloud attacks; China hack reported

As of 10/22/2014 10:25 AM
WASHINGTON - Apple said Tuesday its iCloud server has been the target of "intermittent" attacks, hours after a security blog said Chinese authorities had been trying to hack into the system. Full article

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks: Forbes

As of 10/20/2014 4:50 PM
NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp. is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms, Forbes reported on Sunday. Full article

Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ

As of 10/20/2014 2:15 PM
Yahoo Inc. is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the plan.   Full article

Google tests waters for potential ultra-fast wireless service

As of 10/16/2014 9:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc. is preparing to test new technology that may provide the foundation for a wireless version of its high-speed "Fiber" Internet service, according to telecommunication experts who scrutinized the company's regulatory filings. Full article

Hundreds of alleged Dropbox passwords leaked

As of 10/14/2014 3:17 PM
Hundreds of alleged usernames and passwords for online document-sharing site Dropbox were published on Monday on Pastebin, an anonymous information-sharing website. Full article

Internet caretaker ICANN to escape US control

As of 10/14/2014 11:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - The head of the private agency entrusted with running the Internet said Monday that the group is on course to break free of US oversight late next year. Full article

Xiaomi signs ex-Google exec as India lead products manager

As of 10/13/2014 5:15 PM
Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has named a new lead products manager for its India unit as the company ramps up its team in the world's third biggest smartphone market. Full article