Friday, May 24, 2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research?

It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but...

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras

Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the...

Google suspends Huawei’s Android support

Huawei was already facing serious trouble following the Trump administration's de facto ban, but it might get considerably worse. Reuterssources claim Google has suspended transactions with Huawei...

HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high-performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum...

Huawei says US ban is ‘in no one’s interest’

Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within...

Oh no, there’s A.I. whiskey now

Forget all those whiskey brands from musicians and celebs — there’s A.I. whiskey now. Microsoft this week announced it has teamed up with Finnish...

Tesla’s communications chief is leaving the automaker

Dave Arnold, Tesla’s senior director of communications, is leaving the company after two-and-half years, according to sources familiar with the move. Tesla confirmed to TechCrunch...

Uber has a solution for chatty drivers

We've all been there. You've had a long, tiring day, and you hail a ride to get home. Your driver is nice, but they're...

Uber had an abysmal second day of trading

It’s not looking great for ride-hailing giant Uber (NYSE: UBER). Today, Uber closed its second day of trading down more than 18.8% from its...

Innovations in inclusive housing

Housing is big money. The industry has trillions under management and hundreds of billions under development. And investors have noticed the potential. Opendoor raised nearly...

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