MtGox ceased trading after a large number of bitcoin appeared to go missing

Former head of bitcoin exchange faces more charges

21 Aug The former head of digital currency exchange MtGox faces fresh criminal charges over allegations that he stole $2.6 million from clients, as police questioned him about hundreds of millions of dollars worth of missing bitcoin.

The listing of Samsung Bioepis on the Nasdaq Stock Market is aimed at securing funds for investment in a new breed of drugs

Samsung to make US stock market debut in 2016

21 Aug South Korea's dominant Samsung conglomerate will make its first entry into US stock markets next year with the listing of a biotechnology affiliate, a company official has said.

iD Mobile's entry into the Irish market could lead to lower prices for consumers

Comreg welcomes launch of new operator

20 Aug Telecoms regulator Comreg has welcomed the launch of Ireland's newest mobile phone operator, iD Mobile, but said it has an open mind about whether or not it will improve competition in the market.

Avid Life Media, which owns Ashley Madison, did not verify the data was real, but said it was aware of the claim

One million infidelity site users' data 'leaked'

19 Aug Hackers have leaked the personal details of more than a million alleged users of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, tech websites reported last night, the latest high-profile cyber attack that threatens to wreak strife in relationships across the globe.

Uber has been involved in disputes in Taiwan since launching there in 2013

Uber racks up $1m in fines in Taiwan since September

14 Aug Taiwan has fined Uber a total of $1 million over the past 11 months for improper registration, turning up the pressure on the app-based taxi service as authorities mull revoking its license to operate on the island.

Kaspersky Lab strongly denied that it had tricked competitors into categorising clean files as malicious, so-called false positives

Kaspersky accused of trying to undermine rivals

14 Aug One of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programmes into classifying benign files as malicious, according to two former employees.

Lenovo acquired Motorola from Google in an attempt to gain traction in the smartphone market

Lenovo to cut jobs as Motorola sales dip

13 Aug China's Lenovo Group will lay off 10% of white-collar staff after sales of Motorola handsets fell by a third, raising doubts over the personal computer giant's bet that a money-losing brand it bought for nearly $3 billion will help it become a global smartphone leader.

Traders who had access to the statements were able to buy or sell shares at an advantage to others

$100m made from press release hack

12 Aug A group of mainly US-based stock traders and computer hackers in Ukraine made as much as $100m in illegal profits over five years by conspiring to use information stolen from thousands of corporate press statements before their public release, US authorities have said.

Management believes it can make Google cleaner and more accountable

Google announces major restructuring

11 Aug Google has announced a major restructuring of its business, in which the firm and its sister companies will become part of a larger parent group.

Nokia's smartphones failed to generate the kind of sales Apple and Samsung enjoyed, with the division eventually sold to Microsoft

Nokia preparing to re-enter smartphone race

10 Aug Nokia is hiring software experts, testing new products and seeking sales partners as it plots its return to the mobile phone and consumer tech arena it abandoned with the sale of its handset business.