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'Sharing economy' companies go mainstream

SAN FRANCISCO A few years ago, renting out a spare room via the lodging website Airbnb bordered on daring. Now, in thousands of cities around the world, it seems almost conventional.


Yahoo's Mayer shines spotlight on video

SAN FRANCISCO As Marissa Mayer approaches her one-year anniversary as chief executive of Yahoo, she's hewing closely to the struggling Web portal's traditional advertising model--and eyeing more video programming of every stripe as central to the strategy.


Box's sales model evolves as 'inevitable' IPO nears: CEO

SAN FRANCISCO Box, the closely watched data storage company, is shifting its growth strategy ahead of an initial public offering that could come in 2014, Chief Executive Aaron Levie told the Reuters Global Technology Summit.


Facebook has never been stronger since IPO, Sandberg says

SAN FRANCISCO A year after Facebook Inc's fumbled IPO, Wall Street remains slow to recognize what Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg argues has been an across-the-board improvement in its business.


Data mining puts cloud security back on agenda

SAN FRANCISCO Concerns about security in the cloud are flaring anew after recent revelations about government data-mining, likely spurring new technology to protect corporate and consumer information, according to a panel of cloud experts.


ARM sees strength in numbers against Intel, Nvidia

SAN FRANCISCO Chip designer ARM said the size and depth of its partner network across hardware and software gave it an edge in mobile technology that top chipmaker Intel Corp and new graphics rival Nvidia Corp would struggle to match.


Tesla to deploy local lawyers to challenge U.S. dealer laws

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Motor Inc is marshalling lawyers across the country to prepare for a "multi-front war" against local laws that risk stalling the electric vehicle maker's plan to bypass dealerships and sell directly to consumers. | Video


Race is on for Southeast Asia's tech breakthrough

SINGAPORE Technology start-up companies in Southeast Asia are building momentum but need more funding and success stories to really take off, three entrepreneurs told the Reuters Global Technology Summit on Wednesday.


IPO? No thanks, say Silicon Valley CEOs

SAN FRANCISCO The Silicon Valley IPO has lost its cachet, and big investors need to pay attention.


Tesla's Musk gears up for 'tough' battle over direct sales

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Motor Inc is marshalling lawyers across the country to battle local interests such as auto dealers intent on outlawing its direct-to-consumer sales model, co-founder and CEO Elon Musk told Reuters on Tuesday.


Nvidia to license graphics technology: CEO

SAN FRANCISCO Nvidia Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said he will license graphics technology to other companies, a new model for the chipmaker that could lead to new business with Apple, Samsung and other mobile device makers.


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Cyber Security 2017 Oct 30 - Nov 2 Financial Services / Exchanges
Global Investment 2018 Outlook Nov 13 - 17 Financial Services / Exchanges