Home » Entries posted by GlobalBuzz (Page 3)
Stories written by GlobalBuzz
Freelance writer & Marketer
Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday narrowed the rights of property owners in disputes with governments in a case involving a family’s bid to sell a vacant lot in Wisconsin on the picturesque St. Croix River.

Continue reading …
BlackBerry misses forecasts as services sales fall

(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd reported first-quarter sales that missed analysts’ forecasts due to an unexpected drop in its high-margin software and professional services sales, sending its shares down more than 10 percent in early morning trade.

Continue reading …
THAT KEPT KATE MOSS AWAY FROM INDIA EARLIER THIS YEAR

It’s a little known fact that supermodel Kate Moss was scheduled to visit India earlier this year. The reason not many people know this, is because the trip never materialised. What was meant to be an exotic holiday, with a close friend and Kate’s daughter Lila in tow, was cancelled at the very last minute because Moss […]

Continue reading …
Egypt's Sisi pardons 502 prisoners including well-known tycoon

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 502 prisoners before the Eid al-Fitr holiday, state media said on Friday, including prominent businessman Hesham Talaat Moustafa, according to security sources.

Continue reading …
EyeEm is using computer vision to unearth the best photos on your phone’s camera roll

Online photography platform and community EyeEm has unveiled a new feature designed to automatically unearth the best photos on your smartphone. With “EyeEm Selects,” mobile photographers who have EyeEm installed can elect to have the app scan their camera roll which then uses computer vision to suggest the best photos to upload to the EyeEm community. Founded […]

Continue reading …
India's Infosys says investigation finds no evidence of wrongdoing

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s Infosys said on Friday an investigation it commissioned had found no evidence of wrongdoing in accusations by an anonymous whistleblower, releasing the findings a day before it holds its annual shareholders meeting.

Continue reading …
U.S. prosecutors seek 35 years in prison for meningitis outbreak exec

BOSTON (Reuters) – Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to sentence a Massachusetts pharmacy executive to at least 35 years in prison after he was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak.

Continue reading …
Brazil-based Neoway raises $45 million to bring its sales analytics to the U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: Neoway, which provides data and analytics to companies in Brazil, announced today that it has raised $45 million to expand into the U.S. QMS Capital led the round, with existing investors Accel, Monashees, and Endeavor Catalyst joining. New investors include PointBreak and Pollux. The company, which is based in Florianópolis, Brazil helps clients manage […]

Continue reading …
Britons were endlessly lied to during Brexit campaign: Schaeuble

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that Britons were lied to during the campaign before the Brexit referendum last year and he lashed out at those behind the ‘Out’ campaign for not taking responsibility when they won.

Continue reading …
Tech firms including Cisco, IBM, and SAP allow Russian authorities to review product source code

(Reuters) — Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. Russian authorities are asking Western tech companies to […]

Continue reading …