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  • Samsung Electronics to strengthen controls for donations amid political scandal SEOUL (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will strengthen controls for financial support made to third-parties, after its vice chairman was arrested in a graft scandal that could topple South Korea’s president. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Toshiba says not aware Westinghouse considering Chapter 11 filing TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Friday it was not aware that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse was considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • World View’s ‘stratollites’ and new spaceport aim to change the business of space  At World View’s new headquarters in Tucson, Arizona, the paint is barely dry on a gleaming new structure located near the airport, and just down the road from defense contractor Raytheon. The facility dominates the landscape, and reflects the enormity of World View’s main goal, which is nothing short of carving out a brand new ...
  • How a political strategist and former NAACP advisor became Silicon Valley’s Olivia Pope  People in government are organizers and hustlers with deep industry knowledge and skills that are applicable across a variety of roles in tech. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Serious Cloudflare bug exposed a potpourri of secret customer data Service used by 5.5 million websites may have leaked passwords and authentication tokens. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Baidu’s quarterly revenue falls 2.6 percent (Reuters) – Baidu Inc reported a second straight drop in quarterly revenue as regulatory scrutiny into healthcare and related advertisements continued to take a toll on the Chinese internet search giant. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Game company seeks to block Facebook from using virtual reality code (Reuters) – Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’ SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticize it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Apple says iOS 10.2.1 has reduced unexpected iPhone 6s shutdown issues by 80%  Apple has been working on a very annoying iPhone shutdown bug and it says that it has come up with a fix of sorts that should mitigate the problem on a majority of iPhone 6 and 6S devices. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • FCC weakens net neutrality rule in a prelude to larger rollbacks  The FCC ordered today to reduce the reach of a net neutrality rule that requires broadband providers to share data on their services. Originally, providers with less than 100,000 subscribers were exempt; the order raises that number to 250,000 — potentially allowing far more companies to escape complying with certain consumer protections. Read More Share this:Click ...
  • Alphabet’s Waymo Accuses Uber of Stealing Self-Driving LiDAR System Google parent company Alphabet’s self-driving Waymo car division today filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing the company of stealing its self-driving intellectual property. In blog post shared this afternoon, Waymo explains that employees of … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Waymo sues Uber and Otto for theft of trade secrets  Waymo, the Alphabet-owned self-driving company that began life as Google’s self-driving car project, has filed suit against self-driving trucking company Otto, and its parent Uber. Waymo says that Uber “misappropriated” its trade secrets, and infringed upon its held patents. Specifically, Waymo says it has found evidence that Otto and Uber have been using elements of ...
  • Alphabet’s self-driving car unit sues Uber over stolen trade secrets SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto in federal court on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • HP Enterprise misses revenue estimates, cuts FY profit forecast (Reuters) – Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, the corporate hardware and enterprise software business of Hewlett-Packard Co, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and cut its full-year profit forecast. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Shkreli dubbed a “serial fraudster” by his ex-lawyer in court In alleged fraud case, the two want to be separated so they can blame each other. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Oculus affirms its commitment to open VR standards Rift-maker is working with Khronos on developing a set of common VR APIs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • FCC lets “billion-dollar” ISPs hide fees and data caps, Democrat says Even small ISPs owned by conglomerates exempt from billing rules after FCC vote. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Apple Updates iTunes Remote App With Two-Factor Authentication for Home Sharing Apple today updated its iTunes Remote app, which is designed to allow users to control their iTunes libraries from anywhere in the home. The new update adds support for Apple’s Two-Factor Authentication system, adding an extra layer of security when… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Harman Could Bring Wireless CarPlay to Audi, VW, Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, and Other Automakers Harman today announced that it has achieved the first-ever implementation of wireless CarPlay in vehicles. It said its infotainment system is currently being deployed for a luxury German automaker, which more than likely refers to BMW, the only automaker that currently supports wireless CarPlay as a built-in feature. A number of BMW models have supported wireless ...
  • Rethinking contributors on TechCrunch  After a very successful two-year run, we’re going to be changing the way that contributions work on TechCrunch. When we started the Crunch Network experiment, the goal was to bring a wide array of voices to the site that were delivering deep domain-related experience that augmented the work of our staff writers. The startup community ...
  • Security researchers announce “first practical” SHA-1 collision attack  Security researchers at the CWI institute in Amsterdam working with a team from Google Research say they have found a faster way to compromise the SHA-1 hash algorithm — announcing what they describe as “the first practical technique for generating a SHA-1 collision” in a blog post today. Read More Share this:Click to email this to ...
  • Amazon cites First Amendment protection for Alexa in Arkansas murder case  Late last year, it was revealed that Amazon’s Echo had become a key piece of evidence in an on-going murder investigation in Arkansas dating back to 2015, as police sought access to voice recordings from the smart home assistant. Now the tech giant is firing back, arguing that both user commands and Alexa’s responses constitute protected speech. ...
  • Why we need diverse founder and funding teams and how to find them  Diverse teams perform better. First Round Capital found that, over 10 years, teams with at least one female co-founder performed 63 percent better than male-only teams. Racially diverse teams also perform 35 percent better than their industry pee… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Thistle launches meal kits to make nutritious baby food at home  Food delivery startup Thistle was never been in the business of making meal kits, those boxes of pre-measured ingredients and recipes to help customers cook at home. The startup’s married cofounders, Ashwin Cheriyan and Shiri Avnery, thought that prepared meals, ready-to-heat or raw and ready-to-eat, were a better fit for their busy customers. Meal kits, ...
  • NYSE plans trial run for Snap IPO (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange will conduct a trial run of Snap Inc’s initial public offering on Saturday, according to a notice given last week to stock traders, in anticipation of what is expected to be the biggest U.S. technology IPO in nea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. extends ZTE’s sanctions relief until March 29 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp has been granted a slightly longer reprieve from export restrictions imposed by the U.S. government as it seeks to resolve a probe of alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Symantec sought to buy FireEye, talks end with no deal: sources (Reuters) – Security software provider Symantec Corp held talks to acquire FireEye Inc about six months ago, but is not currently pursuing a deal with the cyber security company, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Bitcoin hits 3-year peak, nears record high on U.S. ETF approval talk LONDON (Reuters) – Digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than three years on Thursday and came within $3 of an all-time peak, on speculation that the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is set to receive approval from the U.S. fi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Facebook tests ad breaks in all types of videos, giving creators a 55% cut  Facebook today announced it’s begun testing ad breaks that interrupt on-demand video with a small set of partners, who will earn a 55% ad revenue share while Facebook keeps 45%. That could change the way creators make video content so they tease viewers enough to sit through the ads, while luring more producers to Facebook. On-demand ...
  • FOSSA scores $2.2M to help developers manage open source licenses  FOSSA wants to help developers manage the tricky terrain of open source license management, and today it announced a $2.2 million seed round. The company also announced that its license management product by the same name was available in open Beta. Let’s start with the funding, which was led by Bain Capital Ventures along with an ...
  • Tech companies speak out about Trump revoking guidelines protecting trans students  Once again, tech companies are again finding themselves in the midst of a culture war in response to action by the Trump administration. On Wednesday, the administration rescinded guidance for transgender students in public schools, repealing a similar letter which the Obama administration had issued in May 2016 to allow those students to use school facilities that conform with ...
  • Baidu denies CEO faces travel ban BEIJING (Reuters) – Baidu Inc, the Internet firm behind China’s largest search engine, on Thursday denied media reports that said CEO Robin Li was subject to a travel ban. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Tesla shares slip as cash-burn raises concerns (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s shares fell nearly 6 percent as the electric car maker’s freewheeling cash burn deepened concerns that the company would need to raise more capital as it pushes ahead with the production of its mass-market Model 3 sedan. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Lyft launches in 54 more cities across the U.S.  Lyft said it was going to grow fast in 2017, and on Thursday it doubled down on that promise with a launch across 54 cities in the U.S. The launch is the largest simultaneous expansion for the ride-hailing company, second to its earlier kick-off in 40 U.S. cities announced in January, which is also when ...
  • Report: Samsung to unveil massive Galaxy S8 handset  Samsung is about to release a version of the S8 with an even bigger screen than the Note 7. According to this leaked spec page, the S8+ will have a 6.2-inch curved screen. That’s about the size of a phonebook. The phone is apparently called the S8+ and is said to be a variant of ...
  • Google, Dutch institute crack key internet security standard (Reuters) – A collaboration between Google’s research unit and a Dutch institute on Thursday cracked a widely used cryptographic technology that has been one of the key building blocks of internet security. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Why the Canadian oil sands caused a bigger hit to exporters than other petroleum projects Oil-sands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the world’s biggest energy producers Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • A Windows for drone flight controllers? AirMap steps up funding FRANKFURT (Reuters) – AirMap, which has rocketed to become the world’s top air traffic management software platform for drones, is raising $26 million in new financing from the venture arms of top tech firms ranging form Microsoft to Airbus. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • ColorWare will paint your Apple AirPods any color  White AirPods are fine. I guess. If you like boring. But for the rest of us, ColorWare is now offering its aftermarket painting service for Apple’s wireless earbuds and there’s a multitude of color options. The company will even paint the case for an extra few dollars. ColorWare has been around since the early 2000s. These ...
  • Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organizations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Rocket Internet shares tumble after Kinnevik sells half of stake BERLIN (Reuters) – Shares in Rocket Internet fell more than 9 percent on Thursday after Swedish investment company Kinnevik sold half of its 13 percent stake in the German e-commerce company late on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • HTC launches VR cloud data service for tourism sector Vive, the VR branch of the Taiwan-based smartphone company HTC, unveiled a virtual reality tourism cloud data service platform on Wednesday, dedicated to providing VR-related applications and cloud services for travel agencies in China. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UK crime agency arrests suspect in Deutsche Telekom cyber attack FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested a suspect in connection with last year’s cyber attack which infected nearly 1 million Deutsche Telekom routers, German federal police said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Qualcomm to partner with China Mobile, ZTE on 5G trials The US chip giant Qualcomm Inc will partner with China Mobile and ZTE Corp on 5G trials that are essential to accelerating the commercial application of the technology in China. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Dialog Semiconductor sees good sales growth in 2017 FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Dialog Semiconductor , maker of chips that go in Apple Inc’s and Samsung Electronics’ smartphones, said it expected “good revenue growth” in 2017, indicating a bumper year for high end consumer devices. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Indonesia’s Kejora announces first close of $80M fund for Southeast Asia  Indonesia-based early-stage investment firm Kejora has announced the first close of a second fund which is targeted at $80 million for investments in Southeast Asia. Kejora, which is known for its Ideabox accelerator program in Jakarta, has secured one-third of its target, with investment from LPs that include Indonesia’s Barito Pacific Group, Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Family… Read ...
  • Confirmed: UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned  Monzo, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed details of its new funding round — confirming our scoop from earlier this week. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor’s India unit in response to Jio’s onslaught MUMBAI (Reuters) – Bharti Airtel , India’s largest telecoms network operator, is buying Norwegian Telenor’s India unit, in yet another consolidation move in the South Asian nation’s telecoms sector driven by upstart rival Jio’s disruptive pricing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • India’s top mobile operator Airtel is buying smaller rival Telenor  Less than a month after Vodafone confirmed it is in talks to merge with Idea Cellular and create India’s largest mobile operator, one piece of M&A has been confirmed in that space. Bharti Airtel has gobbled up smaller player Telenor India in a deal announced today. The Airtel-Telenor deal is subject to regulatory approvals, but both sides ...
  • Crunch Report | Apple’s New Campus Will Open in April Apple’s new campus will open in April, never-ending turnover at Twitter, Instagram adds a carousel feature and Snapdeal to lay off 500-600 people. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Qihoo 360 launches phone as it eyes IoT Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd, China’s largest internet security company, unveiled a new handset aimed at mobile game lovers, as it sets the ground to tap opportunities offered by internet of things (IoT). Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • SK Hynix CEO says will consider fresh bid for Toshiba chip unit stake SEOUL (Reuters) – SK Hynix Inc will consider making a fresh bid for Toshiba Corp’s flash memory chip business should the Japanese conglomerate offer more of it for sale, the chief executive of the South Korean chipmaker said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network’s stock in recent weeks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China’s bicyle-sharing firm gets tech upgrade China’s bicyle-sharing start-up ofo on Wednesday partnered with two Chinese telecom companies – Huawei and China Telecom to improve its connectivity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • iQiyi.com raises new funds in battle for market share iQiyi.com Inc, the Netflix-like video streaming arm of Chinese online search engine giant Baidu Inc, has raised $1.53 billion of new funds to compete with its domestic rivals in the ongoing battle for market shares. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Tech coalition slams Homeland Security proposal to collect social media passwords  With national immigration policies in flux, tech’s privacy advocates aren’t wasting any time rallying around common causes. This week, the Center for Democracy & Technology announced a coalition to oppose efforts by Homeland Security to collect social media passwords from individuals wishing to enter the United States. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a ...
  • Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M  Amobee just announced that it has agreed to acquire adtech company Turn for $310 million. Amobee used to be a mobile ad startup itself, before a 2012 acquisition by Singtel, where it remains a subsidiary. Since then, Singtel and Amobee have continued to make more acquisitions on the digital ad side, including Gradient X, Adconion and Kontera. Turn, meanwhile, operates both ...
  • The great app roll up is coming and Maple Media is leading the charge  For the better part of the last year, tech pundits have been writing about the demise of the app. Once thought to be the savior of consumer-facing software, apps are now ubiquitous, underused, underappreciated, and underwhelming. Enter the Los An… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Popular British brands embracing WeChat Popular brands, including Burberry, Mulberry, British Airways and Durex, are among British companies successfully using instant messaging application WeChat in the Chinese market. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Ask, and your high-tech headphone shall serve you A-Z Smart hearables-you read it right. No typo there, by the way. You may own or have heard of smart wearables, multipurpose gadgets in the form of wrist-bands, bracelets, necklaces, so on. They could soon become old hat as versatile hearables are in. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Chinese-made speaker dares Amazon, Google Dingdong A1, a made-in-China voice-activated smart home speaker brand, is squaring up to the Amazon Echo and the Google Home. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • SocialRank Realtime helps marketers get more proactive on social media  SocialRank co-founder Alex Taub classifies most brand interactions on social media into two broad categories. They’re either broadcasting to all of their followers or, if they’re communicating individually, it’s usually in a reactive way, like responding to a complaint. With the just-launched SocialRank Realtime, Taub and his team are trying to enable something different.… Read More Share ...
  • Tesla wants to offer vehicles with one price, including insurance and maintenance  Tesla has begun offering customers in Asia a package that includes the cost of insurance and maintenance in the purchase price, the company noted on its earnings call today. This is how they’d like to offer vehicles across their markets in the future, the carmaker says, and it’ll do so in partnership with external insurance ...
  • Wireless earbud startup Earin gets $3.5 million in funding as its readies new product  Headphone startup Earin announced today that it’s scored $3.5 million in funding, hot on the heels of announcing its second-generation wireless earbuds back at CES. The new round will go to fund the release of the M-2, due to be released at retail this spring. The move marks a shift for the company, which took ...
  • Elon Musk says he doesn’t think Tesla unionization is “likely to occur”  Tesla CEO Elon Musk addressed alleged efforts on behalf of employees at its Fremont factory to unionize on the company’s earnings call on Wednesday. Musk said that he’s going to publish the results of his own investigation into conditions at the factory and employee attitudes towards unionization in his own blog post shortly, but he ...
  • New details emerge about Palantir’s custom software for spy agencies  A new report by the Intercept provides some compelling specifics on collaboration between Palo Alto’s secretive big data shop Palantir and the intelligence agencies that it keeps on its client roster. While some broad strokes are known about Palantir’s relationship with spy agencies, the finer points seldom see daylight. That guarantee of secrecy that no doubt aids the… Read More Share this:Click to ...
  • Smart voice tech dawns Imagine this: you ask “someone” around you to book a hotel room in a nearby suburb. And then the person not only makes the reservation for you but reminds you to pack more clothes due to the low temperature there. Isn’t that sweet and warm? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Fitbit forecasts current-quarter revenue below estimates (Reuters) – Fitbit Inc forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter, underscoring the wearable device maker’s struggles with waning demand for its fitness tracking bands in a maturing market. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • HP Inc reports 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue (Reuters) – HP Inc , which houses the hardware business of former Hewlett-Packard Co, reported a 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, largely helped by a stabilizing PC market. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Dorsey’s Square reports smaller-than-expected quarterly loss (Reuters) – Square Inc , the mobile payments company co-founded and run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as it processed more payments. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Tesla says Model 3 on track for volume production by September SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its mass-market Model 3 sedan was on track for volume production by September, relieving investors who see the electric vehicle as the avenue to profitability for the young company. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Fitbit reveals it paid $23 million to acquire Pebble’s assets  Among the more interesting tidbits to be found in Fitbit’s disappointing new financial filing is the fact that it apparently picked up Pebble’s assets for a relative song. While the company didn’t reveal the actual numbers when the acquisition was announced late last year, reports pegged it at upwards of $40 million. According to today’s ...
  • Freshly FCC-approved LTE-U wireless rolls out on T-Mobile this spring  The FCC has given several companies the go-ahead to activate a wireless technology called LTE-U in their base stations; if all goes as planned, devices will be able to communicate cellular data over unlicensed frequencies technically overlapping with Wi-Fi’s. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The LG G6 has a hidden face, and it’s impossible to unsee  Images of the LG G6 leaked today and overall it looks like a solid phone with soft lines, very little bezel and a face on the backside made up of the dual lenses and power button. It looks surprised and maybe a little shocked. LG will likely reveal all the details of the phone next week at Mobile ...