Yahoo beats Wall Street view, sees Verizon deal closing in second quarterMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:28:47 -0500 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, and said the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc should be completed in the second quarter, allaying some investor concerns that the deal might collapse.
Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, may delay new phone launchMon, 23 Jan 2017 06:48:39 -0500 SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.
'Resident Evil' goes back to survival horror roots for new gameMon, 23 Jan 2017 13:12:34 -0500 LONDON (Reuters) - Videogame series 'Resident Evil' goes back to its 'survival horror' roots for its new installment with players experiencing the new game from a first person perspective for the first time, according to Japanese videogame maker Capcom.
Beyond Pokemon Go: augmented reality catches Jon Hamm at SundanceMon, 23 Jan 2017 16:59:29 -0500 PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Attendees at the Sundance Film Festival can use augmented reality (AR) to hang out with "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm or assemble a human brain, as makers of the new immersive technology seek to engage independent filmmakers.
Sprint to buy a third of Jay Z's music streaming service TidalMon, 23 Jan 2017 12:00:48 -0500 (Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it would buy 33 percent of Tidal, a music streaming service owned by rapper Jay Z, marking a move to more content driven services in a highly competitive wireless market.
Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech <p>Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several minutes later, and a top staffer said he walked out of the Capitol on his own and was spending time with his son and grandson after a routine check by emergency medical technicians at his home.</p>
The Facts on Crowd Size White House counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed that "alternative facts" were employed by Press Secretary Sean Spicer when he tried to make the case that "this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe."
Hiring freeze would affect a large swath of the government <p>President Trump instituted a government-wide hiring freeze Monday, signing an executive order that would affect a large swath of the government but leave wide latitude for exemptions for those working in the military, national security and public safety.</p>