Neowin News Feed for: Company Neowin News Feed for: Company en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Bumble dating app files to become a public company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The dating app Bumble has filed with the SEC to become a publicly-traded company. Once all the paperwork is out of the way, the company will be traded under the symbol BMBL on the NASDAQ. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:16:01 +0000 The co-founder of DeepMind is joining Google to work on AI and its applications <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After almost a decade with DeepMind, the company&#039;s co-founder, Mustafa Suleyman, will now be joining Google directly to work on applied artificial intelligence starting January next year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:56:02 +0000 UK firms lost 21 times more revenue to ransomware than US companies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report that polled over 500 IT heads at companies in different countries, ransomware infections are becoming more and more of a problem, especially for companies in the UK. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:56:01 +0000 Microsoft acquires Israeli cloud security firm Adallom, addressing cyber threats <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft confirmed reports that it has acquired cloud security company Adallom for $320 million, promising advanced protection for Microsoft clients against cybersecurity attacks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Tue, 08 Sep 2015 21:40:01 +0000 Microsoft is reportedly the third biggest tech company in the world, after Apple and Samsung <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite the fact that the world of technology has been and still is in a constant state of disruption, Microsoft still manages a modest but significant third place in the financial charts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Wed, 13 May 2015 16:52:01 +0000 Nokia currently has 'no plans' to return to the smartphone business <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia has issued a statement strongly denying rumors of its return to the smartphone business next year, stating that the company has &#039;no plans&#039; at all of manufacturing or selling consumer handsets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:54:01 +0000 Snapchat's lawyers threaten existence of '6discover' app on Windows Phone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Rudy Huyn released a new &quot;6discover&quot; app to the Windows Phone Store less than 24 hours ago, but now he has been contacted by the company&#039;s lawyers regarding the legal implications of the app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:42:01 +0000 Samsung on Bendgate 2.0: 'Our smartphones are not bendable under daily usage' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A couple of days ago, a surprising video released by a firm revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge bent as easily as the iPhone 6 Plus. Samsung has now released its official statement on the matter. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:20:01 +0000 Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After acquiring Moodle and Equivio in the past couple of days, Microsoft has also announced its plans to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with statistical analysis. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:28:02 +0000 FBI issues confidential reports to US businesses warning them of destructive malware <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The cyber attack on Sony last week by the hacking group #GOP has caused alarm among US businesses. The FBI has reportedly been sending &#039;flash&#039; warnings to many companies regarding destructive malware. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:12:01 +0000 Twitter reportedly considering purchasing SoundCloud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/976929181SC.png" alt="" /></div>Twitter is reportedly considering making an offer for online music sharing service SoundCloud to facilitate a re-entry into the music industry in a deal that could be worth up to $700 million. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Mon, 19 May 2014 21:15:17 +0000 Microsoft company store employee caught stealing $10,000 worth of software <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1613420469pink.jpg" alt="" /></div>It's no secret that employees of a company get generous discounts towards software produced by their colleagues. Microsoft is no exception. Of course, software purchased from there must be used by employees and only their... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Thu, 05 May 2011 08:08:54 +0000 eBay buys GSI Commerce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>eBay has completed the purchase of GSI Commerce, an American ecommerce company which provide online stores, marketing, customer support, payment processing and fraud &amp; web security services, for $2.4b in cash and debt. &quot;Combined with eBay... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Piers Hausjell) Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:24:13 +0000 Microsoft Partners now offered Microsoft Surface SDK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1340620088surface.png" alt="" /></div>If you're part of a company which is enrolled in the Microsoft Partner program, and you are lusting for the ability to try out Microsoft's Surface SDK, your wish is now granted. According to Ars... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 30 Jun 2009 21:23:41 +0000 How do Apple's designs affect consumers? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has always been a company known for design; not just design, but even the most loathing Apple hater will have to admit at some time that the company does make some pretty well thought... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Thu, 11 Jun 2009 01:05:58 +0000 More than 1/2 of ex-employees admit to stealing company data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/data_security.jpg" alt="" /></div>On Monday Ponemon Institute published the results of a survey titled Data Loss Risks During Downsizing which was sponsored by Symantec to get a clear perception of the data-theft problem. The study involved 945 individuals... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Tue, 24 Feb 2009 20:48:00 +0000 Palm Pre, the phone to save the company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1084961682HPP_H_S_G_MD.png" alt="" /></div>Palm introduced today the Palm Pre which puts everything you ever wanted into one package. This phone will be limited to Sprint initially but will spread to other carriers over time. The impressive... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 08 Jan 2009 23:41:37 +0000 Italian media company sues YouTube <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Italian media company Mediaset announced on Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit against YouTube and owner Google, alleging that the video-sharing site distributed and exploited its commercial property. Mediaset alleges that it found... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Hall) Thu, 31 Jul 2008 06:40:33 +0000 Company patents wishlists, sues almost everyone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Florida based company &quot;Channel Intelligence&quot; filed for patent infringement on Tuesday against multitude of people and companies that offer &quot;wishlists&quot;. Specifically, the wishlists in question are lists of desired products from the defendant's websites that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jul 2008 07:53:49 +0000 Cable Company Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jan 2008 21:57:21 +0000 Hitachi to form hard drive company with Toshiba, Fujitsu? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Japanese conglomerate, Hitachi, may be in talks with Toshiba and Fujitsu on forming a new company dedicated to hard drives and storage systems. The new company would combine the limping hard drive divisions of Hitachi... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 14 Jan 2008 16:36:52 +0000 Facebook sues Ontario porn company over alleged hacking <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook is suing a Toronto-based porn company and 17 people for allegedly trying to hack the social networking site for the personal information of its users. According to an amended statement of claim filed by... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Dec 2007 22:12:19 +0000 Silicon Knights' Dyack: Quebec Game Company Subsidies Insane <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Talking as part of an in-depth studio tour posted on Gamasutra today, Ontario-based Silicon Knights founder Denis Dyack has been discussing the state of Canadian game development, suggesting subsidies from the Quebec government to companies... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Nov 2007 19:11:34 +0000 President Leaves Company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>John Freeland has announced today that he leaving his position as president of worldwide operations at, a company which creates on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, to become CEO and president at Information Resources,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 21:00:30 +0000 Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts goes golden <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>THQ Inc. today announced Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, developed by award-winning Real-Time Strategy (RTS) developer Relic Entertainment, has reached the gold master stage of development and is now entering manufacturing. Company of Heroes: Opposing... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Wed, 12 Sep 2007 23:01:25 +0000 Seagate: No Buyout Offer from Chinese Company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Contrary to previous reports, Seagate Technology has announced the world's largest disk drive maker has not received an offer to be acquired by any foreign or domestic company and that it is not for sale.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 28 Aug 2007 23:28:11 +0000 Chinese Company Interested in Buying Seagate <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An unnamed Chinese technology company has shown interest in acquiring disk drive maker Seagate Technology, which owns about 30% of the world market share in the sector. The possibility of such a transaction raises concerns... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:16:25 +0000 Beijing Software Company Sues Blizzard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a lawsuit disclosed just today, Beijing-based software company Founder Group has filed a lawsuit against Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of the &quot;World of Warcraft,&quot; and WoW's local operator in China for allegedly using its... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 25 Aug 2007 22:27:26 +0000 ASUS announces plans to split company and brand <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AsusTek Computer Incorported has announced its intention to split in order to maximize competitive performance and minimize potential conflicts of interest. As things currently stand, it's possible for a company that competes with the AsusTek... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Jul 2007 19:02:55 +0000 Google acquires server software company Peakstream <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has acquired Peakstream, a Redwood City, California-based developer of software for multicore and parallel processors. The search giant declined to disclose terms of the deal. Peakstream's flagship product, PeakStream Workstation for Microsoft Windows, was... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:21:19 +0000 Company of Heroes DX10 Patch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The DX10 patch for Company of Heroes has been released, bringing to v1.70 this real-time strategy game set in World War II and developed by Relic Entertainment. A playable demo can be found here. NVIDIA... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 01 Jun 2007 18:32:43 +0000 Microsoft buys mobile ad company ScreenTonic <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced plans to buy ScreenTonic, a company that specializes in delivering localized ads to mobile devices, for an undisclosed sum. ScreenTonic, based in Paris and founded in 2001, will become part of Microsoft's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 03 May 2007 13:32:19 +0000 Dutch internet TV company 'Joost' to show CNN <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, the entrepreneurs who developed both Kazaa and Skype, are now using p2p technology to broadcast television via the Internet. Joost announced that it had signed several new content distribution agreements:... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 May 2007 20:19:29 +0000 Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Announcement <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>THQ Inc. today announced Company of Heroes&#153;: Opposing Fronts&#153;, the next chapter in the groundbreaking real-time strategy (RTS) franchise, from internal studio Relic Entertainment, is scheduled to launch in fall 2007 for Windows PC. Powered... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Apr 2007 19:42:42 +0000 Sri Lanka's first Internet company halts services <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sri Lanka's first Internet service provider was set up in 1994 by a group of Sri Lankans residing in the US and Colombo-based investors. Since 1994, more than 25 Internet service providers have started operations... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 04 Mar 2007 23:54:13 +0000 Microsoft says Zune Executive to leave the Company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bryan Lee, a senior Microsoft Corp. executive who oversaw the launch of its Zune digital music player, plans to leave the company. The corporate vice president at Microsoft's entertainment and devices division also played a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Feb 2007 05:11:33 +0000 Novell: We're a 'mixed-source' company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Speaking to ZDNet Asia last week, Maarten Koster, the newly-appointed president of Novell Asia-Pacific, noted that the company positions itself in the market differently from its rivals. &quot;You've got Red Hat as a pure... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Fri, 05 Jan 2007 00:27:25 +0000 Company of Heroes 1.3 Patch Released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A big (read: big) patch was released yesterday for Relic's awesome RTS masterpiece Company of Heroes. There are a ton of changes, fixes and additions to the game, far to much to list here. I... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Thu, 16 Nov 2006 09:05:17 +0000 EVE Online Dev Merging With Table Top RPG Company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Developer of EVE Online, CCP, is to merge with table top role-playing specialist White Wolf, with the new company intent on creating new IP for the MMO market. &quot;White Wolf possesses the RPG industry's leading... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Mon, 13 Nov 2006 23:17:26 +0000 Company of Heroes videocard performance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The new real-time strategy game set in WWII, Company of Heroes, delivers full cinematic detail, and in doing so, it requires quite a lot of processing power. With all the visual enhancements enabled, Company of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Tue, 26 Sep 2006 07:03:10 +0000