The reason for the order is not known due to legal secrecy in an ongoing case

Brazilian judge blocks WhatsApp for three days

13.09 A Brazilian judge has ordered mobile phone carriers to block access to WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months.

The BBC said Mr Wright gave technical proof supporting his claim to using Bitcoins known to be owned by Bitcoin's creator

Craig Wright identified as Bitcoin creator

02 May Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has told the BBC he was the creator of controversial digital currency Bitcoin, ending years of speculation about a person who until now has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto.

Amazon's first quarter results draw a sharp contrast to the disappointing fourth quarter it reported in January

Amazon's cloud-service revenue soars

29 Apr reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division.

Facebook's quarterly revenue rose more than 50%

Facebook's mobile ad sales surge

28 Apr Facebook's quarterly revenue rose more than 50%, beating Wall Street expectations as its popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.

Getty Images is accusing Google of changing its search functions to show galleries of copyrighted photos in high-resolution

Photo agency giant files complaint against Google

27 Apr US photo agency Getty Images has filed a complaint with the European Commission accusing Google's web search of hurting its business, opening a new front in the Internet giant's anti-competition fight with Brussels.

Apple sold over 51 million iPhones in the three months to the end of March

Apple iPhone sales see first quarterly drop

26 Apr Apple has reported that iPhone sales dropped year-over-year for the first time while Twitter reported quarterly revenue at the lower end of its forecast as spending by advertisers declined.

The results drove shares of the internet search company down 6% in late trading yesterday

Alphabet misses Q1 profit and revenue targets

22 Apr Google's parent company Alphabet has missed Wall Street targets for first-quarter profit and revenue, as it spent more money to build traffic for its mobile advertising services.

Under the settlement drivers will get $84 million

Uber settles class action suit by drivers

22 Apr Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a class-action lawsuit which resolves a major challenge to its business model by allowing the ride-hailing service to keep its California and Massachusetts drivers as independent contractors.

Two of Microsoft's three major businesses showed lower operating profits, led by what Microsoft calls its intelligent cloud division

Microsoft results fall short of expectations

22 Apr Microsoft has reported results that fell short of analysts' expectations, showing its high-profile cloud business cannot quite make up for a slowing personal-computer market.

The HTC 10 boasts an all new design, camera, display and improved audio capabilities

Review: HTC 10

21 Apr HTC's new flagship handset deservedly reclaims some of the ground the Taiwanese manufacturer lost to rivals in recent years, but still lacks a certain wow factor.