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Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot
Fri, 29 May 2015 20:16:07 -0400

An undated handout photograph of Ross UlbrichtBy Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin. Ross Ulbricht, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan after a federal jury in February found him guilty of charges including distributing drugs through the Internet and conspiring to commit computer hacking and money laundering. "What you did was unprecedented," Forrest said.


Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:47:37 -0400

A man looks at his Apple iPad in front an Apple logo outside an Apple store in downtown ShanghaiBy Harro Ten Wolde FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple Inc has acquired Metaio, a German company whose technology melds real-world imagery and computer-generated elements into moving video presentations, according to a corporate filing. Metaio's previous investors included Westcott LLC, the investment vehicle of entrepreneur Carl Westcott, the founder of floral delivery firm 1-800-Flowers , and Atlantic Bridge, a Silicon Valley-based growth equity technology fund. A document filed with a Munich court showed that Apple is now the company's sole shareholder.


Vodafone, Wind sign letter of intent for Italy fiber-optic network
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:49:13 -0400

Vodafone branding is seen outside a retail store in LondonBritain's Vodafone and Vimpelcom's Italian mobile phone unit Wind have signed a letter of intent with shareholders of broadband firm Metroweb to build a fiber-optic network in Italy, the companies said in a joint statement. The agreement comes as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is pushing to upgrade the country's aging phone infrastructure in a 12-billion-euro ($13 billion) plan he considers vital to modernize the economy. Rome sees Metroweb, which is partly owned by the state and has attracted takeover interest from former phone monopoly Telecom Italia, as a building block for the multi-billion-euro plan.


Vivendi to book 4.2 billion euro pre-tax gain on GVT sale
Fri, 29 May 2015 02:01:46 -0400

A woman walks walk past the main entrance of the entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate Vivendi's headquarters in ParisFrench media group Vivendi said on Friday it would book a 4.2 billion euro ($4.6 billion) pre-tax gain from the sale of Brazilian telecommunications company GVT, which would help it pay interim dividends. The company said it had also received a 12 percent stake in Telefonica Brazil's Vivo and would exchange 4.5 percent for 8.3 percent of Telecom Italia's ordinary shares in the coming weeks. "The closing of the sale of GVT and of the 20 percent interest in Numericable-SFR enables the Vivendi management board, in accordance with its commitment, to authorize in principle the payment of two interim ordinary dividends, each in the amount of 1 euro per share, in respect of 2015," Vivendi said in a statement.


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