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Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of…

Nintendo games to appear on rival console

Nintendo is to release some of its popular games on a rival manufacturer's console for the first time in decades. Some of the company's older games from the discontinued Wii console will appear on the Nvidia Shield set-top box in China.…

iPhone supplier stops illegal overtime

Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant…

Uber concealed huge data breach

Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. The 2016 breach was hidden by the ride-sharing firm which paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data. The company's former chief…