Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most…

Google’s Verily in early stages of developing a coronavirus tool

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google said a life sciences division, Verily, is in the early stages of…

Coronavirus work-from-home push means long nights, employee health checks for cloud firms

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2…

Teleconference apps and new tech surge in demand amid coronavirus outbreak

By Akanksha Rana and Arriana McLymore (Reuters) – Global downloads of business apps including Tencent Conference,…

Apple shifts annual developers conference to online-only format

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> on Friday moved its annual developers conference in San Jose, California,…

SoftBank unveils $4.8 billion buyback after stock tumble, Elliott backs move

By Makiko Yamazaki and Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> is buying back…

Activist fund Elliott backs SoftBank’s $4.8 billion buyback plan

(Reuters) – Activist investor Elliott Management said on Friday it supports SoftBank Group Corp’s <9984.T> latest…

China’s ZTE subject to new U.S. bribery investigation, NBC News says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms company ZTE <000063.SZ> is the subject of a new bribery investigation…

Apple says reopening all its branded stores in China

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> is reopening all 42 of its branded stores in China on…

Xerox to postpone meetings with HP shareholders amid coronavirus scare

(Reuters) – Xerox Holdings Corp, which is in a proxy fight for control of HP Inc,…

Bitcoin surges a fifth as markets rebound, still down a quarter since Monday

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin surged by more than a fifth on Friday amid high volatility across…

First woman in space brought down to earth by anger over bid to prolong Putin rule

By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) – Valentina Tereshkova was hailed as a hero when she became…