Google to close news service in Spain – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Google Inc said it will close Google News in Spain due to a new regulation that requires Spanish publications to charge services like Google News for showing even the smallest snippet from their publications. “As Google News itself makes no …Google to kill News service in Spain due to new lawEngadgetGoogle shuts news […]

Bitcoin Reverses Losses on Microsoft Announcement – Forex Market (blog)

Bitcoin Reverses Losses on Microsoft AnnouncementForex Market (blog)Bitcoin volatility continues to increase. Today’s daily range is already at $23.49 dollars and we’re only 10 hours into the session. After opening the day at $340, the initial fall lower took prices to $332.51. From here BTC/USD reversed all the losses and then … and more …read […]

Google to kill News service in Spain due to new law – Engadget

EngadgetGoogle News for Spain will be nothing but a memory after December 16th. The tech titan has announced that it’s shutting down the service in the country, half a month before what’s dubbed as the “Google tax” law takes effect on January 1st, 2015. This law …Google News to be shut down in Spain ahead […]

‘I’m happy Pirate Bay is gone’ – iAfrica.com

iAfrica.comThe co-founder of the world’s most popular piracy website said he was happy to see the website gone. The website was shuttered for a while yesterday after Swedish police raided its data centre, confiscating computers and other equipment. However, the site …‘Feels good’: Pirate Bay co-founder celebrates its demiseThe AgePirate Bay co-founder ‘doesn’t care’Herald SunJuha […]

Japan automakers announce new recalls for air bags after Toyota reported … – Fox News

Fox NewsTOKYO – Honda, Nissan and Mitsubishi announced more recalls for the same possibly defective Takata air bags that Toyota recalled earlier this month after one exploded during scrapping in Japan. Nissan Motor Co. said Thursday it’s recalling the Presage, …Nissan to recall around 152000 cars worldwide over Takata air bagsReutersHonda, Nissan Widen Air-Bag Recalls […]

Xiaomi faces phone ban in India over Ericsson patent suit – PCWorld

PCWorldSmartphone maker Xiaomi faces a key setback in India after some of the company’s devices were temporarily banned by a court in a patent dispute with Ericsson. The Chinese company may, however, try to diffuse the crisis quickly by negotiating a license for …India court orders Xiaomi to suspend smartphone sales: Economic TimesReutersXiaomi’s Indian expansion […]

Google to shut Spanish news service – BBC News

BBC NewsOnline search giant Google is shutting down its Google News service in Spain before a new intellectual property law is introduced. Google will shut the service on 16 December before the law comes into effect in January, the firm said. The law allows Spanish …Google to kill News service in Spain due to new […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson pushes for more diversity in Silicon Valley – Beta Wired

Beta WiredThe Rev. Jesse Jackson, tireless crusader for civil rights and the rights of minorities, has been pushing for more diversity within Silicon Valley firms. A summit was held in the region on Wednesday, hosted by Intel and organized by the Rainbow PUSH …Tech summit addresses industry’s lack of diversityHouston ChroniclePeople working to change the […]