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The move is a departure for Yelp, which has long been a platform for online reviews across many industries, including home services and retail stores.
The online storage and collaboration company is trying to capture things like medical and financial records with a new style of data encryption.
A start-up has released a map for mobile phones that does impressive stuff without connecting to cloud-computing services. More important than its flashy augmented reality is a new kind of database it uses.
In addition to the fine, which was a record for China, Qualcomm, the chip maker, agreed to sharply reduce the royalties it charges Chinese smartphone makers.
The National Development and Reform Commission said the $975 million punishment was not designed to ‘‘protect any industry, but more importantly to restore market competitiveness.’’
IBM is licensing its Watson technology, along with other cognitive computing capabilities, to Softbank of Japan. Possible uses include smarter robots and more interactive phone services.
Almost six months after Microsoft sued Samsung, accusing it of violating the terms of a patent licensing agreement, the two companies on Monday said they had settled their feud.
Apple's share of the industry's profits increased while Samsung, the only other company turning a profit on its phones, saw sales shrink.
Sidecar said it planned to use its fleet of cars to power a package delivery service, delivering items like food and groceries for partner companies.
The report said total government requests for data rose by 40 percent, to about 2,881, compared with the company's last report, in July.
Google is a major investor in Uber, but as often happens in Silicon Valley, each company is working on products that could wind up directly competing.
A security technology meant to keep communications private is being used to do things like stream Netflix in countries where it is not available.
Both Kantar Worldpanel and Canalys, research firms that track global smartphone sales, said Apple’s mobile operating system gained market share in China at the expense of Google's Android.
Three senators sent letters to the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission, saying that the tracking technology may violate consumers’ privacy and asking regulators to investigate Verizon’s practices.
The company said it had 288 million regular users in the last quarter, fewer than analysts’ expectations of about 291 million.
An eight-person committee advising Google on complying with a landmark privacy ruling by Europe’s highest court said it should apply only in the 28-nation European Union.
The proposal would create legal authority to ensure that no content is blocked and that the Internet is not divided into fast and slow lanes.
In a letter to United States officials, representatives of major technology multinationals said new Chinese policies could damage their ability to do business in China.
The microblogging service is expected to announce a partnership that will make tweets easier to find in Google search results.
The company said just a few days ago that it did not intend to compete with the aggressive price cuts of other wireless carriers.