Apple Inc will buy fingerprint sensor technology developer AuthenTec Inc for about $356 million, striking a deal that could put its iPhone at the center of the emerging mobile payments market.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 8:07 AM EDT
  • Microsoft's advertising business struggled to compete with rival Google

    Computing giant Microsoft has made the first quarterly loss in its history after it wrote off some of the value of its online advertising business.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 11:03 AM EDT