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Oct 1, 2014

ARM expands software to manage security for Internet of Things

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – ARM Holdings Plc said on Wednesday it was introducing software to make the proliferating number of Internet-connected devices many consumers surround themselves with more manageable and secure.

The Cambridge-based chip designer said it was looking to expand dramatically the lifespan and manageability of the many network-connected products running its embedded microprocessors — from home appliances to car features to wearable devices.

Sep 29, 2014

Europe’s police need data law changes to fight cybercrime: Europol

LONDON (Reuters) – Law enforcers in Europe need greater powers to retain data for longer in order to catch cybercriminals selling discrete services that police cannot trace under existing regulations, according to a Europol report published on Monday.

Cybercrime is increasingly conducted by a highly specialized chain of software break-in experts, underground market-makers and buy-side fraudsters who convert stolen passwords and identities into financial gains. Criminals can keep data for months or even years before using it to defraud victims.

Sep 29, 2014

SimilarWeb unifies mapping of mobile and computer Web

LONDON (Reuters) – The mobile Internet economy remains mostly uncharted territory for app publishers, their competitors, the advertisers who support them, and investors deciding where to place their bets.

Now Israeli start-up SimilarWeb Ltd. is expanding its service for measuring computer usage into the mobile Internet realm and the apps where users spend the overwhelming bulk of their time on smartphones.

Sep 24, 2014
Sep 24, 2014

Rocket draws big investor crowd for emerging market Web plan

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies through a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.

The German company is riding the coattails of last week’s successful listing by Chinese rival Alibaba (BABA.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and on Tuesday said it was doubling the amount of money it planned to raise in its share sale to 1.48 billion euros ($1.9 billion).

Sep 24, 2014

Rocket Internet to get more hands-on with investments after IPO

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies following a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.

The German company is riding the coattails of last week’s successful listing by Chinese rival Alibaba and on Tuesday said it was doubling the amount of money it planned to raise in its share sale to 1.48 billion euros ($1.9 billion).

Sep 19, 2014

Rivals dash to support Apple Pay for fear of losing out

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – In the hype-fueled technology industry, “revolutionary” is a word in danger of losing its meaning.

But Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) new mobile payments system – unveiled just ten days ago – is already winning over the heavyweights of the financial industry and signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.

Sep 17, 2014

Zalando sets IPO range, valuing it at up to 5.6 bln euros

FRANKFURT, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Zalando (IPO-ZLDO.F: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz),
Europe’s biggest online fashion retailer, priced its initial
public offering on Wednesday in a range of 18.00 to 22.50 euros
per share, which could value the company at up to 5.6 billion
euros (US$7.20 bln).

The Berlin-based company said it aimed to raise between 507
million euros ($655.20 mln) and 633 million euros ($814.29 mln),
including potential over-allotment shares.

Sep 17, 2014

German judge lifts temporary ban on Uber ride-sharing

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A Frankfurt judge granted a reprieve to Uber, the online transportation service, setting aside a temporary injunction issued two weeks ago against the Silicon Valley company from operating a novel car-sharing service across Germany.

Frankfurt Regional Court Judge Frowin Kurth said on Tuesday that the issues in the case brought against Uber by German taxi operator group Taxi Deutschland deserved a fuller airing in court, but lacked the urgency for a temporary injunction.

Sep 16, 2014

German judge lifts temporary ban on Uber ride-share service

FRANKFURT, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A Frankfurt judge has lifted
a temporary injunction on online taxi service Uber, only two
weeks after barring the Silicon Valley company from operating a
novel car-sharing service across Germany.

Frankfurt Regional Court Judge Frowin Kurth said on Tuesday
that the issues in the case brought against Uber by German taxi
operator group Taxi Deutschland deserved a fuller airing in
court, but lacked the urgency for a temporary injunction.

    • About Eric

      "Eric Auchard is editiorial innovation director at Reuters News. He builds tools to help journalists at the world's largest news organization report, edit and present the news. In 2009, Eric was a technology investment columnist for Reuters. Previously, he was the chief technology correspondent from 2000 to 2008. His main focus was covering consumer Internet trends, global technology competition and emerging technologies. He has worked for Reuters covering technology news since 1993. He began covering politics for Reuters in in California in 1992, then moved to Washington. He moved to New York and switched to technology writing for Reuters late in 1993. ..."
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