Japan’s Rakuten buys chat app Viber for $900 million to expand digital empire – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc (4755.T), controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, will buy call and messaging app provider Viber Media Inc for $900 million in a deal…

Israel fires artillery shells into Lebanon after rockets fall – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — Five rockets were fired from southern Lebanon toward Israel Sunday morning, with at least one landing several miles from a border town in Israel’s north. No injuries…

Report: Israel shells Lebanon after rockets fired – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state news agency says Israeli tanks have shelled a Lebanese border area after rockets hit Israel. The agency said that over 20 shells hit the…

Are these Apple iPhone 5 photos over at Nowhereelse.fr?

A number of American tech bloggers have pointed to the French blog Nowhereelse.fr, as having true photos of the Apple iPhone 5. But it’s obvious some bloggers over here in…