TSMC says third-quarter revenue hit by computer virus

A computer virus outbreak has hit third-quarter results at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world's largest contract chipmaker, the company said on Sunday.

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Huawei in British spotlight over use of U.S. firm's software

Huawei Technologies is facing increased scrutiny in Britain because it is using an aging software component sold by a firm based in the United States, one of the countries where lawmakers allege its equipment could facilitate Chinese spying, sources told Reuters.

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Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves harder to track and identify, posing new challenges in preventing the platform from being used for political misinformation, cyber security experts say.

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Exclusive: India panel wants localization of cloud storage data in possible blow to big tech firms

A panel working on the Indian government's cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the country, according to its draft report seen by Reuters, a proposal that could deal a blow to global technology giants such as Amazon and Microsoft who offer such services.

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TSMC says a number of fab tools infected by computer virus

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world's largest contract chipmaker, said on Saturday a number of its tools had been infected by a virus and the problem had been contained.

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Ding! Alibaba office app fuels backlash among some Chinese workers

In the cramped former home of Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, about thirty young engineers sit elbow-to-elbow, working to attract the next million users for DingTalk, Alibaba's workplace communication software.

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Democratic candidates told not to use ZTE, Huawei devices: source

The Democratic National Committee warned party candidates running in November elections not to use devices made by Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies because they pose a security risk, a Democratic source said on Friday.

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to vacate Obama-era internet rules

The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to vacate a 2016 appeals court ruling that had upheld Obama era "net neutrality" rules that barred internet service providers from blocking, throttling or prioritizing content.

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Google in talks with Tencent, others for cloud services in China - BBG

Alphabet Inc's Google is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd, Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer its cloud services in the mainland, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-03/google-is-said-to-be-... on Friday, citing people familiar with the discussions.

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Wall Street eyes more gains from Apple, its $1 trillion stock

Shares in Apple Inc edged higher on Friday but stayed close to the $1 trillion valuation milestone the iPhone maker reached a day earlier, even as Wall Street predicted more gains.

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NYSE-owner ICE to form new company for digital assets

Intercontinental Exchange Inc , the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, said on Friday it plans to form a company and trading platform for digital assets, such as bitcoin, as well as a physically delivered bitcoin futures contract.

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Open Fiber granted 3.5 billion euro project financing for Italian fiber optic network

Italy's Open Fiber said on Friday banks, state lender CDP and the European Investment Bank had signed off on a 3.5 billion euro project finance package to help fund the ultrafast broadband network it is rolling out across the country.

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GoDaddy reports web hosting sales below estimates

(This version of the August 2nd story corrects paragraph 4 to remove reference to revenue growth in hosting business in previous quarters)

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Impossible goal? Startup to stream soccer to Net-wary Italians

Sports-streaming start-up DAZN has an ambitious business goal in Italy: sign up 3-5 million customers, as many as the country's largest pay-TV group, in a market with one of the worst broadband take-up rates in Europe.

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Amazon reports 1.7 million pound UK tax bill due to share deductions

The main UK subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc had a tax bill of 1.7 million pounds ($2.21 million) on profits of 72.4 million pounds in 2017 thanks to deductions related to share-based awards to staff, accounts published this week show.

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Amazon forays into Australia with small loss

Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc, whose entry into Australia last year rattled established bricks-and-mortar retailers, posted a modest loss in its earliest days in the country, corporate filings show.

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Huawei sees smartphone shipments topping 200 million, eyes world No. 1 rank

China's Huawei raised its forecast for full-year smartphone shipments to more than 200 million and said it could become the world's top vendor of the devices in the final quarter of next year.

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China's market regulator says Pinduoduo to step up product vetting

China's market regulator said on Friday that after a meeting with online discounter Pinduoduo Inc the company agreed to step up vetting of the products listed on its platform amid reports of counterfeiting.

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Apple breaches $1 trillion stock market valuation

Apple Inc on Thursday became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications.

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Apple CEO calls $1 trillion value a 'milestone' but not a focus

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Thursday that the iPhone maker's $1 trillion market capitalization was "not the most important measure" of the company's success but was instead a result of its focus on its products, customers and company values.

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Source: Reuters