Nigeria, MTN getting closer to settlement

Nigeria's central bank and MTN could soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion.


Push to oust Zuckerberg as chairman gains momentum

Four major US public funds that hold shares in Facebook propose removing CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals.


Uber IPO proposals value company at $120bn

The ride-hailing company could be valued at $120 billion when it goes public next year, according to US banks bidding to run the offering.


Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, the man who persuaded Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died yesterday.

12 Oct

Apple gets critical iPhone tech in $600m Dialog deal

Apple takes control of the power-management technology at the heart of its iPhones in a $600 million deal with Dialog Semiconductor.

11 Oct

Crypto-currency theft nears $1bn in first nine months

Theft of crypto-currencies soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250% from the level seen in 2017, says CipherTrace.

10 Oct

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool

The company's experimental artificial intelligence hiring tool showed bias against women, highlighting the limitations of machine learning.


Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

The smart speaker could help Facebook stop users from flocking to rival chat and video apps when making video calls.


Microsoft's $7.5bn GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources

The US software giant looks set to win unconditional €EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of the coding Web site.

5 Oct

SoftBank to invest $500m in ride-hailing firm Grab

After its last funding a few months ago, Grab was valued at around $11 billion.


Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

Long-term insider Adam Mosseri will take over as new head of Facebook's photo-sharing app, a week after its co-founders resigned.