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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015


Video game console maker Ouya is in negotiations to sell itself, possibly to Razer

The company, whose app store was pitched as the go-to place for small and independent developers, is negotiating for employees to remain with the company after the sale.

By June 10, 2015


Ryan Gosling reportedly negotiating to star in 'Blade Runner' sequel

Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling is in discussions to join Harrison Ford in the new "Blade Runner" movie, reports say.

By April 16, 2015


Apple Pay lands in Canada with a tiny step

It gets started with only American Express, and even then, Amex cards issued by Canadian banks won't support Apple's mobile payments service.

By November 17, 2015


Apple Pay expected to launch in Canada on Tuesday

The move will expand the payments service beyond the US and UK as Apple strives to reach more countries.

By November 16, 2015


Spotlight on digital rights as full Trans-Pacific Partnership text finally revealed

After years of secret closed-door negotiations, the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been revealed, shedding light on how the technology world will change under the massive trade deal.

By November 5, 2015


Apple reportedly considering person-to-person payments

The company is looking to expand Apple Pay into a new domain of financial transactions: direct payments between individuals.

By November 12, 2015


Chicago finally permits ride-sharing pickups at O'Hare and Midway airports

Starting next year, Lyft, Uber and other ride-share companies will legally be allowed to pick up passengers at the city's major airports and tourist destinations.

By October 28, 2015


23andMe gets FDA nod to provide genetic information again

The US Food and Drug Administration had previously halted the company's test, which can show the potential risk of hereditary diseases.

By October 21, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015