Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.
One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc's first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, sold for US$905,000 at an auction in New York on Wednesday, far outstripping expectations.
Google Inc launched an e-mail service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way.
The Bank of Canada dropped any reference to taking a neutral stance on interest rates on Wednesday after having already signalled that it would generally not give forward guidance on its rate moves.
Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
For two decades, companies that buy software patents to sue technology giants have been the scourge of Silicon Valley.
Online search and advertising company Yahoo Inc is in talks to buy digital video advertising service provider BrightRoll for around US$700 million, tech blog TechCrunch reported.
Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign.
Strong global demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said.