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How Netflix could eventually stop losing money

While you spent the holidays streaming Bird Box, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and/or re-watching The Office for the hundredth time, Netflix Inc was playing out a corporate drama of its own – poaching Activision Blizzard Inc chief financial officer Spencer Neumann to be its new CFO.


Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor and protect the endangered species.


Niger turns to drones to protect precious wildlife

Niger is turning to drone technology to help protect a Saharan antelope and other endangered species in Africa's largest terrestrial park.


EBay accuses Amazon of poaching sellers on its marketplace

EBay Inc accused rival Inc of poaching sellers on its site around the world by infiltrating the company’s internal message system.


South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence

South Africa is the first country outside the United States to implement the "shotspotter" audio technology, which is also being used to fight wildlife poaching on the other end of the country in Kruger National Park.


Apple’s secretive self-driving car programme suffers first reported crash

The first rule in Apple's self-driving car program called “Project Titan” is you don't talk about Project Titan. But thanks to California regulations, if a company's autonomous vehicle gets in a crash on a public road in this state, the company must talk about it in a report to the DMV.


China lures chip talent from Taiwan with fat salaries, perks

A huge pay rise, eight free trips home a year and a heavily subsidised apartment. It was a dream job offer that a Taiwanese engineer simply could not refuse.


Apple to gain unconditional EU approval for Shazam buy: sources

Apple is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its planned acquisition of British music discovery app Shazam, two people familiar with the matter said.


Tech behemoths Facebook, Google planning big Chicago office expansions

Facebook and Google are mapping big expansions in Chicago, where real estate searches by two of the nation's other technology giants have been the centre of attention.


EU opens competition probe into Apple’s bid for music app Shazam

EU antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into Apple's bid for British music discovery app Shazam, concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals.