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Sky broadband customers should see their Internet connection get a whole lot faster in the next few years, thanks to a new £49 million ($73. Alibaba-owned Taobao, China’s most influential online retail site, is widely known as a place where one can buy everything and anything under the sun. Amid security concerns over the cross-border takeover of Sprint Nextel by Softbank, the Tokyo-based company has agreed to give the U. Amazon has just announced that its Kindle Fire HD tablet – both the 7” and 8.9” HD display-sporting versions – are now available to customers in over 170 countries and. Red hot payments startup Square is invading Asia after it announced that its service has launched in Japan, which becomes its third market worldwide in addition to the US and Canada. Finding a taxi via a smartphone app may be highly convenient, but authorities in the Chinese city of Shenzhen are cracking down on such services, which it accuses of lacking. As the global PC market continues to spiral downwards, Lenovo, the world’s second-largest PC maker after HP, has reported solid earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended March. KakaoHome, the Facebook Home-style Android application from Korea’s top messaging company Kakao, is seeing impressive uptake after passing 500,000 downloads nine days after its launch last week. Google on Wednesday announced that Raytown, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. Following changes to its homepage design, profile layout, and recently a mobile app revamp, LinkedIn is rolling out another new change to its service today – a new navigation bar.