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Major boxing fight shows PPV target for piracy

Media | 08/28/2017 5:39 pm EDT

Nearly three million viewers around the world watched the much-anticipated boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Saturday through 239 illegally redistributed streams, shows new data from digital platform security company Irdeto. “Piracy is still a...

Apple gathers support in FBI dispute

telecom | 03/04/2016 9:14 pm EST

Major tech companies have filed documents with the U.S. courts in support of Apple Inc.'s position against creating a workaround for investigators to access encrypted information on an iPhone connected with the Dec. 2 attack in San Bernadino, Calif. "The government's demand here, at its core, is unbound by any legal limits," said the brief filed Thursday with the U.S. District Court by a coalition of companies including eBay Inc., Kickstarter Inc., Reddit Inc., Twitter Inc. and Airbnb Inc. Apple is appealing a court order from the FBI to create a new version of its iPhone...

PayPal, Ebay split completed

Media | 07/20/2015 6:08 pm EDT

PayPal Holdings Inc. announced Monday in a press release its separation from Ebay Inc. is complete and it will now be an independently traded company on the Nasdaq. “Mobile technology is transforming payments, making it...

EBay, PayPal to break up

Media | 09/30/2014 4:06 pm EDT

EBay Inc. said Tuesday that its EBay and PayPal divisions will split into two separate companies next year. The companies said in a press release the two divisions would spin off from each other in the second half of 2015, subject to regulatory approval and other conditions. "As independent...