US tech giants Google and Facebook have admitted they were the victims of a series of multi-million dollar cyber scams carried out between 2013 and 2015.
Stock in Renishaw shot higher on speculation the company's products are likely to be used in Apple's iPhone 8.
Ride-hailing tech firm Uber Technologies is to introduce a system to provide its drivers with benefits such as sick and injury pay in the UK after years of criticism of the company’s employment practices.
Against a backdrop of continuing regional tensions and conflicts, things were continuing to look up for Ultra Electronics, the company told shareholders ahead of its annual general meeting later in the day.
Twitter continued to be mired in red ink during the first quarter despite continued and accelerating growth of activity on its site, amid revenue headwinds.
Police in the US have said they are continuing to search for a man who is reported to have uploaded a video of himself killing another man to social media site Facebook.
Video streaming company Netflix Inc added fewer subscribers than expected during the first quarter of 2017, but its profits beat estimates from analysts on an earnings per share basis.
UK businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, with as many as 20% having fallen victim over the last 12 months.