SAP's named-user licensing fees apply even to related applications that only offer users indirect visibility of SAP data, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday. The consequences could be far-reaching for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database, potentially leaving them liable for license fees for every customer that accesses their online store.
Cliqz, developer of a privacy-focused browser, has acquired the Ghostery browser extension and the team behind it
Apple has overtaken Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years -- but don't count on it staying ahead for long.
Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.
Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free.
GlobalFoundries will open a new factory to make cheap wireless chips in Chengdu, China, next year.
Network equipment vendor Nokia wants to buy a software company that helps customers make do with less hardware.
Accenture wants to help businesses use blockchain technologies more securely by locking away the encryption keys they use to sign transactions.
Max Schrems' 2013 complaint to the Irish data protection commissioner over Facebook's handling of his personal information put him in an unusual position on Tuesday: He's a co-defendant, alongside Facebook, in a case before the High Court of Ireland.
Cloud service provider Stratoscale has snapped up database-as-a-service vendor Tesora to beef up its hybrid cloud offering.
News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could grow.
European Union antitrust authorities are concerned that Steam isn't playing by the rules of the EU's single market, charging customers in different countries different prices for the same game.
U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies say it's necessary for the U.S. economy and boosts overall employment.
Mobile network operators grumbled that plans to abolish roaming fees across the European Union were unworkable because the wholesale prices for minutes and megabytes that operators charge one another differ from one country to the next.
Apple is behind with its taxes, but the tax inspector doesn't mind.