• Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    The deal is expected to close in early Q3, and Withings will become part of the Nokia Technologies business.The deal will strengthen the company's position in the Internet of Things market, he said.
  • China Subjects Tech Imports to Heavy Security Scrutiny

    China Subjects Tech Imports to Heavy Security Scrutiny

    They might be used to block the import of products or to extract trade secrets in exchange for access to China's market.Tech knowledge so obtained might be passed on to Chinese companies competing with foreign ones, or expose vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers in China.
  • WatchOS 3 Offers New Hope for Smartwatch Category

    WatchOS 3 Offers New Hope for Smartwatch Category

    Its introduction of watchOS 3 at this week's WWDC has drawn high praise.The Apple Watch represented the company's attempt to marry the ultimate Dick Tracy smart gadget with the genius of the iPhone, but it fell short.
  • Amazon, Walmart Gear Up for Summer E-Commerce Throwdown

    Amazon, Walmart Gear Up for Summer E-Commerce Throwdown

    It's summer, and Walmart and Amazon are celebrating by escalating their e-commerce competition.A shopping day for Amazon Prime members worldwide, it is billed as the biggest global Amazon event ever.
  • New Deals Turn Twitter's Content Stream Into a River

    New Deals Turn Twitter's Content Stream Into a River

    CEO Jack Dorsey and a group of top executives announced the slate of programming agreements -- which include concerts from Live Nation, sports from Major League Baseball and the WNBA, and a morning news show from BuzzFeed -- at Twitter's first-ever Digital Content NewFronts presentation.The Bloomberg agreement builds on the firms' existing relationship -- they partnered on the 2016 presidential debates and other programming.
  • Rumored Apple Plans Hint at Smart Speaker Battle Ahead

    Rumored Apple Plans Hint at Smart Speaker Battle Ahead

    Production is in the early stages, but the device could be unveiled as early as next week at WWDC, Apple's annual developer conference, according to the report.Most of the company's customers owned more than one Apple product, according to Michael Levin, a partner and analyst at Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.