(Reuters) - Web.com Group Inc, a provider of internet domain name registration services, said on Thursday an affiliate of private equity firm Siris Capital would buy the company for about $2 billion in cash.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Around a quarter of Japanese businesses have made progress on meeting some of the easier requirements under Europe's new data privacy regulations while about another 20 percent plan to do so, a Reuters poll found.
(Reuters) - Joseph Simons, the new chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), said on Wednesday that the agency would keep a close eye on big tech companies that dominate the internet.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an hour long, intensifying the competition for consumers' time among ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia was probably behind a widespread cyber attack on German energy providers disclosed last week, the head of Germany's BfV domestic intelligence agency told the RND newspaper chain.
CANNES, France (Reuters) - The veteran boss of advertising giant IPG said he does not recognize the talk of "doom and gloom" in his industry, arguing the holding companies are needed more than ever to help clients chart the rapidly changing territory.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google , Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) — Australia’s largest telecom firm Telstra Corp Ltd said it would cut a quarter of its workforce and flagged asset sales on Wednesday, as competition and new technology crush its mainstay fixed-line businesses and force a strategic reset.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan's top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.