Bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'

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The US securities regulator yesterday raised concerns about the safety of Bitcoin-themed investments.

IBM returns to growth after six years

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Revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, but IBM warns that a higher tax rate this year will eat into its profit.

WhatsApp to allow business accounts

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The move brings the free service closer to a plan that would make money for its corporate parent, Facebook.

Lebanese agency turns smartphone into selfie spycam

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A research report alleges the Lebanese intelligence service seized control of Android smartphones, turning them into cyber-spying machines.

Google, Tencent sign patent licensing deal

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The Internet giant agrees to a patent licensing deal with Tencent as it looks for ways to expand in China.

Apple to release update to resolve iPhone slowdown

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The update will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge.

Apple to pay $38bn in foreign cash taxes


As it outlines its one-time tax payments, Apple says it plans to open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion investment plan in the US.

Intel confirms newer chip flaws


The global tech company says the problem in patches for the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws also extends to newer chips.

Cyber security start-ups fall on harder times


Only a handful of cyber security start-ups have successfully sold themselves or floated in the stock market in recent years.

Avaya trades again after bankruptcy


The enterprise telecommunications provider returned to the NYSE yesterday, the first time it has been public in more than a decade.

FTC investigates Broadcom for anti-trust practices


The FTC wants to establish if the chipmaker engaged in anti-competitive tactics in negotiations with customers.

YouTube again revises rules to protect advertisers


Google attempts to protect advertisers on its YouTube user channels from being associated with videos featuring offensive content.