Reuters archive

  • Dell buyout goes through, Microsoft now partner
    Laptops

    Dell buyout goes through, Microsoft now partner

    By 5 February 2013

    Dell has announced that it has gone private, buying back the stock from shareholders at $13.65 a share in a transaction worth $24.4 billion. The price represents a premium of 25 per cent over Dell’s closing share price of $10.88 on 11 January, the last...

  • Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games
    Apps

    Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

    By 26 July 2012

    The London 2012 Games is something you’ve either got tickets for or not. As it goes, you’ve still got a chance to get some Olympics tickets, but what you can pick up with far greater ease - and often for free - are a whole host of Olympic apps. So,...

  • Motorola introduces RSS-type feeds to phones
    Phones

    Motorola introduces RSS-type feeds to phones

    By 8 June 2007

    Motorola has introduced a new mobile application called MOTOCAST. The application, for your phone's home screen, gives you access to information, content and services of interest to you. MOTOCAST will be a default, out-of-the-box experience giving Motorola...

  • Reuters working with Canon and Adobe to track edits
    Cameras

    Reuters working with Canon and Adobe to track edits

    By 20 December 2006

    Reuters is working together with Canon and Adobe to ensure that editors can trace the edits made to an image, according to Reuters CEO Tom Glocer. Glocer let the news drop in a speech made at the Globes Media Conference in Tel Aviv, and later posted on...

  • Reuters and Yahoo to pay citizen journalists for contributions
    Online

    Reuters and Yahoo to pay citizen journalists for contributions

    By 5 December 2006

    Reuters and Yahoo are taking citizen journalism to the next level by launching a new website and promising to eventually compensate people whose pictures and videos are used. “You Witness News” is a new online contribution system that lets you upload...

  • Survey shows buyers may replace current music players with the Zune
    Audio

    Survey shows buyers may replace current music players with the Zune

    By 30 November 2006

    The invincible iPod may actually start to lose some ground to Microsoft's Zune, according to a new survey by Reuters. The survey, which polled 450 people in 16 malls in the US, showed that 35% of those who were interested in the Zune would be replacing...

  • Online

    Reuters takes stake in Pluck, to syndicate blogs

    By 15 November 2006

    Reuters the news agency has taken a stake in web media syndication site Pluck Corp and agreed to distribute blogs worldwide as part of its new media strategy. Reuters has said that it has invested $7 million in the Austin, Texas-based company Reuters...

  • Reuters to open virtual news bureau in Second Life
    Gaming

    Reuters to open virtual news bureau in Second Life

    By 16 October 2006

    Reuters is opening the world's first virtual news bureau in online multiplayer game Second Life staffed with a reporter assigned to cover news in the online world. Second Life is one of the most popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games...