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China's online chatter muted ahead of Apple iPhone 7 launch

By Adam Jourdan and Paul Carsten SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Judging by the volume of online chatter, there's a lot less buzz in China ahead of this week's expected launch of the new Apple Inc iPhone, and people on the street say they're more likely to "wait and see" …

LG Electronics seeks mobile spark from new V20 smartphone

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, reeling from continued losses from its smartphone business, unveiled its new V20 premium smartphone on Wednesday, hoping for a pick-up in the second half. Its mobile division reported a fifth straight quarterly operating loss in April-June as initial production problems and the success …

Xbox Live Clubs and LFG arrive for Xbox One preview members

Microsoft is starting to preview its upcoming October Xbox One update today. Xbox Live Clubs and Looking for Group are both entering into testing today, allowing Xbox One preview members to create clubs and start finding Xbox Live members to play multiplayer games with. Clubs are designed to …

Volkswagen buys stake in Navistar, a major US trucking business

Volkswagen announced a major partnership with an Illinois-based trucking company called Navistar, a sign that the automaker is eager to move passed its emissions scandal and focus on expanding its operations. Navistar also owns International Trucks, which encompasses a variety of medium-duty trucks. VW said it has forged …

Netflix and HBO Go added to Amazon Fire TV’s universal search

Amazon is expanding the universal search feature of its Fire TV and Fire Stick streaming devices with a software update that’s being released today. The update adds big names like Netflix and HBO Go, bringing the number of search compatible apps or channels to 75. Amazon says that …

Google wants you to buy clothes straight from search results

Google is launching a new advertising program called Shop the Look that will let you search for specific outfits and receive photos and purchase links right from the results page. Shop the Look is part of the company’s ongoing efforts to make its search engine more powerful and useful, …