Technology

September 18, 2017 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more households. The Los Gatos, California, company on Monday said it would offer about 18 million shares of stock at $14 apiece. The company had 15.1 million...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have detained a software developer for selling computer services that allow internet users to evade China's "Great Firewall," which blocks access to thousands of websites, from Facebook to Twitter to some news outlets, a media report said Monday. The software...
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September 15, 2017 - 11:44 am
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's government says state cyber-experts detected and prevented an attempted cyberattack on the Swiss defense department, while another attack "disrupted" the systems of a contractor for the foreign affairs department. The federal chancellery says in a statement that ill-...
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September 15, 2017 - 10:01 am
BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, they're like typical college athletes. They're on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they're playing video games. Varsity gaming teams with all the trappings of sports teams are becoming...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:28 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish maker of "Angry Birds" and other popular mobile games, says that its initial public share offering will value it at about $1 billion. The company based in Espoo, Finland said Friday that the shares will be priced in the range of 10.25...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — One of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will end trading after news reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges to close caused the price of the digital currency to plunge. BTC China said on its website it will "stop all trading business" on Sept. 30. The exchange...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:00 am
Sports in virtual reality sounds cool, but can feel distant Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky Swiss state blocks cyberattack, but another hits contractor Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay Angry Birds maker Rovio valued at $1 billion in planned IPO At more US...
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September 14, 2017 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit agency Equifax traced the theft of sensitive information about 143 million Americans to a software flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred, further undermining its credibility as the guardian of personal data that can easily be used for identity...
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September 14, 2017 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more than $1,000. People who rushed to lock down their credit and want to make any other big purchases may find the...
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September 14, 2017 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Lab software on Wednesday. Best Buy and Office Depot said they will no longer sell software made by the Russian company, although one security...
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