Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan

17th August

Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting on Thursday, according to a transcript seen by Reuters, as employees of the Alphabet Inc unit called for more transparency and oversight of the project.


Turk Telekom, Turkey’s Vestel clinch deal after Erdogan call to snub iPhone

17th August

Turkish fixed-line operator Turk Telekom said on Friday that it clinched a cooperation deal with Vestel after President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks to use locally-made mobile phones instead of Apple’s iPhone.


Angry Birds maker Rovio posts sharply lower quarterly profit

16th August

Rovio Entertainment , the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile game series, reported a sharply lower quarterly profit on Friday due to declining revenue from its 2016 Hollywood movie, but said sales at its games business were growing.