WhatsApp will add free voice-call services for its 450 million customers later this year, laying down a new challenge to telecom network operators just days after Facebook Inc scooped it up for $19 billion.
Julie Larson-Green, one of Microsoft Corp's most senior women executives and a leading force behind the latest design of Windows, is moving to a new job in charge of harmonizing the look and usability of Microsoft's wide range of software.
Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of its super-fast "Fiber" TV and Internet service, which could extend the nascent network to 34 more U.S. cities and pose a competitive threat to home broadband providers.
Facebook Inc's stunning $19 billion bid for fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp sent shares of BlackBerry Ltd surging after the closing bell on Wednesday, as investors were cheered by the lofty valuation for the messaging platform.
The Viber instant messaging application is in talks to be acquired for $300 million-$400 million by a leading instant messaging company from Asia, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Shares of South Korea's Samsung Electronics extended their rebound on Tuesday, rising as much as 3 percent, as currency concerns subsided.
Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will be awarded $100 million in restricted stock units, the company said on Tuesday, marking the second time in less than three years that the Internet company's former chief executive officer has received an equity award of that size.
Sony Corp is in talks to sell its poorly performing personal computer business to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners for up to 50 billion yen ($490 million), the Nikkei daily reported.
Envoiz (Pvt.) Ltd, a subsidiary of Unipower Private Limited, introduced the Germany-based world’s first security software - G-Data Internet Security - to Sri Lanka recently.
Shares of Japan's Nintendo plunged as much as 18% on Monday after the gaming giant issued a profits warning.
Yahoo's chief operating officer has unexpectedly departed the company just over a year after he was hired to turn its advertising business around.
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