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HBO in talks with Apple, Google to launch streaming service - reports

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- HBO network is in talks with Apple Inc, Google Inc and some other companies to be its launch partner for the highly anticipated HBO Now video streaming service, according to two media reports.

Entertainment, Tech 2:45am GMT

Wed, Mar 4 2015

Facebook's Instagram rolls out new 'carousel' ads

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SAN FRANCISCO - Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service’s latest move to expand its money-making advertising features.

04 Mar 2015

Huawei, Intel expand tie-up amid China's rising scrutiny of U.S. tech firms

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BEIJING - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and Intel Corp are expanding an existing alliance to provide cloud computing to global telecoms carriers, as U.S. tech firms vie for Chinese tie-ups to retain access to a tough mainland market.

5:38am GMT

Apple delays larger iPad production till September - reports

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- Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of delays involving the supply of display panels, according to two media reports.

Business, Tech 7:54am GMT

China backs e-commerce expansion in win for Alibaba, JD.com

BEIJING - China will back e-commerce development and guide international expansion by Chinese internet companies, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, in an endorsement for firms such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and JD.com Inc.

5:01am GMT

Alibaba opens first U.S. cloud centre, enters hotly contested market

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HANGZHOU, China - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition.

04 Mar 2015

IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit

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SEATTLE - International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyses unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful.

04 Mar 2015

Alibaba buys $383 million stake in TV programme producer Beijing Enlight

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SHANGHAI - Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested 2.4 billion yuan ($382.67 million) in TV programme producer Beijing Enlight Media Co Ltd, Beijing Enlight said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday. | Video

04 Mar 2015

Tue, Mar 3 2015

Apple edges out Samsung in global smartphone sales - Gartner

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- Apple Inc sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the first time since 2011, according to research firm Gartner.

03 Mar 2015

Italy approves plan to boost broadband networks

ROME - The Italian government approved a plan on Tuesday to bring its high-speed broadband network into line with European Union targets, but it held back from forcing operators to replace their copper-wire networks with fibre-optic cable.

03 Mar 2015