194 Results for

crosshairs

Article

Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

Article

Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

Article

Google back in U.K. crosshairs over tax issues

The company claims that it does not sell to U.K. customers from the country, but a parliamentary committee wants to make sure that's really true.

By May 1, 2013

Article

EU puts Huawei, ZTE in crosshairs. Who will pull trigger?

The European Union's executive arm would like to go after China-based companies Huawei and ZTE, but rival firms that would be expected to support the effort have shied away.

By April 17, 2013

Article

AOL: TV channel of the next generation? New video head sees it so

AOL tapped Dermot McCormack to take the steering wheel of its revving video engine. His outlook: The company becomes the Internet's ad-based TV behemoth.

By October 8, 2014

Article

What to expect from Tesla's 'D' event

When Elon Musk takes to Twitter for a tease or two, you know it's going to be good. Here's what you can look forward to on Thursday.

By October 6, 2014

Article

Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014

Article

Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By September 4, 2014

Article

Amazon in antitrust crosshairs over Marketplace price rules

The company reportedly requires merchants to not offer a product available on its site for cheaper elsewhere. German regulators want to know more about that practice.

By February 21, 2013

Article

Use the Google Cardboard VR headset with an iPhone

A few tantalizing apps show that Google's DIY VR exercise doesn't have to be limited to Android devices.

By August 15, 2014