Search engine Baidu becomes first China firm to join U.S. AI ethics grouphttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ai-baidu/search-engine-baidu-becomes-first-china-firm-to-join-u-s-ai-ethics-group-idUSKCN1MR0J3?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Chinese search engine Baidu Inc has become the first Chinese company to join an artificial intelligence (AI) ethics group led by top U.S. tech firms, amid wider political clashes over AI competition between China and the United States.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:47:04 -0400
Uber considers minority investors for self-driving car unit: FThttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-selfdriving/uber-considers-minority-investors-for-self-driving-car-unit-ft-idUSKCN1MR0D1?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is considering selling minority stakes in its costly self-driving car unit as the ride-hailing company tries to address rising cost pressures ahead of its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:17:36 -0400
Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G pushhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zhilabs-m-a-samsung-elec/samsung-electronics-buys-network-analysis-firm-zhilabs-in-5g-push-idUSKCN1MR081?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has bought Barcelona-based network data analysis firm Zhilabs, as the South Korean giant gears up to launch products for connected devices and 5G mobile services that require fast data crunching.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:02:06 -0400
YouTube back up after widespread outagehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-youtube/youtube-back-up-after-widespread-outage-idUSKCN1MR06Y?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Google-owned YouTube said https://bit.ly/2QYd3RB on Tuesday a widespread issue with some of its services has been resolved, almost two hours after several people took to social media to complain about broadcasting issues.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:49:58 -0400
Uber IPO proposals value company at $120 billion: WSJhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-ipo/uber-ipo-proposals-value-company-at-120-billion-wsj-idUSKCN1MQ1N8?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] could be valued at $120 billion, when it finally goes public next year according to proposals made by U.S. banks bidding to run the offering, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:57:08 -0400
Netflix record subscriber growth dispels Wall Street worrieshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-results/netflix-record-subscriber-growth-dispels-wall-street-worries-idUSKCN1MQ2R5?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Netflix Inc hooked 7 million new streaming subscribers from July to September, a third more than Wall Street had expected, reassuring investors who had worried the company was facing a slowdown in its fast-paced growth.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:55:49 -0400
Mexican top court rejects ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firmshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-uber/mexican-top-court-rejects-ban-on-cash-fares-for-ride-hailing-firms-idUSKCN1MQ2Z5?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
The Mexican Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firms, setting a key precedent for Uber and other industry players seeking to reach millions of Mexicans without credit cards.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:55:21 -0400
Chinese electric car makers, nurtured by state, now look for way out of gluthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos-electric/chinese-electric-car-makers-nurtured-by-state-now-look-for-way-out-of-glut-idUSKCN1MQ35C?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Humming away in an industrial estate in the eastern Chinese resort city of Hangzhou, electric vehicle designer Automagic is one of hundreds of companies looking to ride the country's wave of investment in clean transportation.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:58:52 -0400
U.S. Senate bill could give Tesla, GM electric car tax credit boosthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-evs/u-s-senate-bill-could-give-tesla-gm-electric-car-tax-credit-boost-idUSKCN1MQ2QD?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Tesla Inc and General Motors Co , which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:19:15 -0400
Waive wireless bills for some Hurricane Michael victims: U.S. FCC chiefhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-michael-telecoms/waive-wireless-bills-for-some-hurricane-michael-victims-u-s-fcc-chief-idUSKCN1MQ2NE?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:29:00 -0400
IBM revenue misses as server, software sales slowhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ibm-results/ibm-revenue-misses-as-server-software-sales-slow-idUSKCN1MQ2R8?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
IBM Corp reported a bigger-than-expected drop in revenue on Tuesday, hit by slowing software sales and wavering demand for mainframe servers, pointing to a bumpy recovery for the technology services giant that is in the midst of a turnaround.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:45:32 -0400
Uber boosts bond offering to $2 billion: Bloomberghttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-offering/uber-boosts-bond-offering-to-2-billion-bloomberg-idUSKCN1MQ2WD?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc increased the size of its debut bond offering to $2 billion as orders for the private placement swelled, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the sale.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:29:31 -0400
Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google-antitrust/google-to-charge-smartphone-makers-for-google-play-in-europe-idUSKCN1MQ2DI?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators' findings that it had broken antitrust law.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:26:43 -0400
U.S. judge approves SEC settlement with Tesla, Musk; shares jumphttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-musk-sec/u-s-judge-approves-sec-settlement-with-tesla-musk-shares-jump-idUSKCN1MQ1ZD?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between a federal regulator, Tesla Inc and its chief executive officer, Elon Musk, over his tweets promising to take the company private, signaling an end to a tumultuous period for investors.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:56 -0400
EU regulators ask Sony's rivals and users how it might use power after EMI dealhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emi-m-a-sony-eu/eu-regulators-ask-sonys-rivals-and-users-how-it-might-use-power-after-emi-deal-idUSKCN1MQ2K7?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
EU antitrust regulators reviewing Sony Corp's $2.3 billion bid for EMI are asking rivals and users whether they think the Japanese group would use its greater market power to win better terms in digital media deals.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:00 -0400
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-paulallen-obituary/microsoft-co-founder-paul-allen-dies-of-cancer-complications-at-65-idUSKCN1MP2NN?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:33:45 -0400
SEC warns corporate cyber weakness could violate federal lawhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-sec-cyber/sec-warns-corporate-cyber-weakness-could-violate-federal-law-idUSKCN1MQ2MT?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Public companies that fail to tighten their cyber security controls could be violating federal law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:11:33 -0400
Realpage settles U.S. charges over tenant screening reportshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-realpage-usa-ftc/realpage-settles-u-s-charges-over-tenant-screening-reports-idUSKCN1MQ2LI?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Realpage Inc, which provides technology to the real estate industry, agreed to pay $3 million to settle charges that its tenant screening reports violated federal credit reporting law, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:33:53 -0400
Dell maintains plans to go public despite Icahn oppositionhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dell-tech-ipo-icahn/dell-maintains-plans-to-go-public-despite-icahn-opposition-idUSKCN1MQ2K5?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Dell Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it was sticking to its plans to go public by buying back its tracking stock , a day after activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the move.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:21:52 -0400
Lyft selects JPMorgan, Credit Suisse for IPO in 2019: sourcehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lyft-ipo-underwriters/lyft-selects-jpmorgan-credit-suisse-for-ipo-in-2019-source-idUSKCN1MQ2HL?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews
Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc has chosen JPMorgan Chase & Co, Credit Suisse and Jefferies as underwriters for its initial public offering, slated for the first half of 2019, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:44:02 -0400