Intel has to be better than -lifestyle company- Apple at making CPUs, says new CEO
JAN 15, 2021 14:53:52 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Intel faces some tough decisions as it looks to compete with Apple, AMD, and more
Investors push for social media controls ahead of U.S. inauguration
JAN 15, 2021 12:45:32 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Pension fund managers and religious investors on Friday asked top social media companies to step up their content control efforts to reduce the threat of violence ahead of the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden next week.
Xiaomi shares fall 10% as U.S. adds smartphone-maker to 'blacklist'
JAN 14, 2021 21:03:32 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Xiaomi is now subject to a November executive order forcing U.S. investors to to divest holdings of any companies on the blacklist, by Nov. 11 this year.
The Richer You are, The More Likely You-ll Social Distance, Study Finds - News from The Johns Hopkins University
JAN 14, 2021 19:16:05 EST | RELEASES.JHU.EDU
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Blue Origin successfully launches and lands key crew capsule test in first mission of 2021 - TechCrunch
JAN 14, 2021 15:36:06 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Blue Origin launched its first mission of 2021, flying its New Shepard rocket in West Texas to a medium height of just over 350,000 feet. This is the first flight for this particular booster, and for the capsule it carried, which was equipped with a range of new passenger safety, control and comfor-
Google is testing the ability to shop directly from YouTube videos
JAN 14, 2021 13:28:22 EST | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
Your favorite creators could become informercial hosts.
Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle back plan to develop a digital Covid vaccination passport
JAN 14, 2021 13:26:28 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
A digital Covid vaccination passport is being jointly developed by a group of health and technology companies including Microsoft and Salesforce.
Qualcomm buys a startup founded by former Apple chip designers
JAN 14, 2021 09:20:09 EST | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
Qualcomm has paid $1.4 billion for Nuvia, a startup founded by three engineers who worked on Apple-s A-series processors that power the iPhone and iPad.
U.S. vehicle safety agency asks Tesla to recall 158,716 older vehicles over touchscreen glitches
JAN 14, 2021 09:14:39 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
The affected cars include Tesla Model S sedans made between 2012 and 2018, and Model X SUVs in model years from 2016 to 2018.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey admits internet companies have too much power and praises bitcoin as a model to change that
JAN 14, 2021 09:14:21 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
In a series of tweets on Wednesday, CEO Jack Twitter explained the company's thinking in banning Trump but said that's not a long-term solution.
Doing business with Apple means you probably can't tell anyone about it, as Hyundai learned
JAN 14, 2021 09:13:48 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
People who work with Apple say the iPhone maker takes confidential information more seriously than competitors.
TikTok: All under-16s' accounts made private
JAN 13, 2021 18:03:15 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
The move means only approved followers can view videos made by users aged 13-15.
Moderna CEO says the world will have to live with Covid 'forever'
JAN 13, 2021 18:02:49 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
"We are going to live with this virus, we think, forever," he said during a panel discussion at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference.
After corporate blunders and setbacks, Intel ousts CEO Bob Swan
JAN 13, 2021 13:16:48 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Embattled US chip giant makes move just days before strategy update.
Sinovac: Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4% effective
JAN 13, 2021 13:12:12 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
Latest results show Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine is less effective in Brazil than previously suggested.
Amazon pushes into education with new academy in India
JAN 13, 2021 07:51:53 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Amazon is pushing deeper into education with a new learning platform that's designed to help students in India get into prestigious engineering colleges.
Apple iPhone maker Foxconn teams up with Chinese automaker Geely to make cars for other companies
JAN 13, 2021 07:49:46 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Foxconn and Chinese carmaker Geely have created a joint venture aimed at selling manufacturing and services to the global auto industry.
Apple announces first efforts in its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative
JAN 13, 2021 07:49:17 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
CEO Tim Cook announced the Racial Equity and Justice Initiative in June, following the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Apple discussed acquisition options with EV startup Canoo in 2020 | AppleInsider
JAN 12, 2021 20:54:53 EST | APPLEINSIDER.COM
Apple met with California-based electric vehicle startup Canoo in early 2020 as part of its efforts to further the development of its own "Apple Car" project.
U.S. to require negative COVID-19 tests for arriving international air passengers
JAN 12, 2021 20:52:53 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Nearly all air travelers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.
Look, up in the sky - it's a flying Cadillac! GM unveils futuristic vehicle
JAN 12, 2021 16:30:02 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
General Motors Co on Tuesday presented a futuristic flying Cadillac - a self-driving vehicle which takes off and lands vertically and carries the passenger above the streets and through the air.
Google commits $3 million to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
JAN 12, 2021 15:31:51 EST | WWW.ENGADGET.COM
The Google News Initiative funding aims to support people targeted by falsehoods.
Amazon and Facebook staff warned of threats to safety
JAN 12, 2021 15:09:08 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
Leaked memos suggest there are fears that employees could be targeted in US backlash against "big tech".
Netflix will release a new movie every week in 2021
JAN 12, 2021 15:08:39 EST | QZ.COM
For as long as the pandemic lasts, Netflix will continue to dominate Hollywood, releasing more movies-with more stars-than many of its rivals combined.
Signal and Telegram downloads surge after WhatsApp says it will share data with Facebook
JAN 12, 2021 08:42:10 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
WhatsApp updated its terms of service agreement that appears to give users little choice to opt out of sharing data with parent company Facebook.
Parler social network sues Amazon for pulling support
JAN 11, 2021 19:26:55 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
The social network has hit back asking a federal judge to order it to be reinstated.
Walmart to create fintech start-up with investment firm behind Robinhood
JAN 11, 2021 19:25:45 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
The retail giant interacts with millions of customers, including some who don't have a relationship with a bank or a financial advisor.
Elon Musk said 'use Signal' and confused investors sent the wrong stock up 438% on Monday
JAN 11, 2021 17:00:25 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Signal Advance the component maker and Signal the encrypted messaging app are not related, despite their names.
Moderna is developing three new mRNA-based vaccines for seasonal flu, HIV and Nipah virus - TechCrunch
JAN 11, 2021 11:51:58 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Moderna, the biotech company behind one of the two mRNA-based vaccines currently being rolled out globally to stem the tide of COVID-19, has announced that it will purse development programs around three new vaccine candidates in 2021. These include potential vaccines for HIV, seasonal flu and the -
Parler CEO says even his lawyers are abandoning him
JAN 11, 2021 10:23:02 EST | WWW.THEVERGE.COM
Google and Apple recently banned the app.
US intelligence agencies have 180 days to share what they know about UFOs, thanks to the Covid-19 relief and spending bill
JAN 11, 2021 09:27:12 EST | WWW.CNN.COM
When President Donald Trump signed the $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law in December, so began the 180-day countdown for US intelligence agencies to tell Congress what they know about UFOs.
CES 2021: The tech expo swaps Vegas for a virtual show
JAN 10, 2021 14:11:39 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
How the giant tech showcase has swapped Vegas for a virtual event this year.
Amazon to drop Parler from its web hosting service, citing violent posts
JAN 10, 2021 10:36:05 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Amazon plans to suspend Parler's account on Sunday at 11:59PM PST.
Apple suspends Parler social network from its App Store
JAN 09, 2021 21:17:42 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Apple Inc has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence.
Parler jumps to No. 1 on App Store after Facebook and Twitter ban Trump - TechCrunch
JAN 09, 2021 17:00:49 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Users are surging on small, conservative, social media platforms after President Donald Trump-s ban from the world-s largest social networks, even as those platforms are seeing access throttled by the app marketplaces of tech-s biggest players. The social network, Parler, a networ-
Biden plans to release full vaccine supply, reversing Trump policy
JAN 09, 2021 17:00:26 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
"The president-elect believes we must accelerate distribution of the vaccine."
Amazon employees call for company to cut ties with Parler after deadly U.S. Capitol riot
JAN 09, 2021 16:58:50 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
"We cannot be complicit in more bloodshed and violent attacks on our democracy," the employee advocacy group wrote in a tweet.
Autopsies Reveal The Terrible Damage COVID-19 Can Inflict on The Human Brain
JAN 09, 2021 14:44:56 EST | WWW.SCIENCEALERT.COM
As COVID-19 relentlessly infects more and more of us, scientists are getting a close look at the strange and frightening damage it can inflict on our bodies.
Democratic Senate control could breathe new life into net neutrality and other tech regulations
JAN 09, 2021 14:44:09 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
While pandemic relief is likely to take center stage for much of the session, the shift could give Democrats the chance to advance their tech policy agenda.
Boeing passenger jet is missing in Indonesia after takeoff with search underway for Sriwijaya Air flight 182
JAN 09, 2021 12:53:22 EST | WWW.USATODAY.COM
A Boeing 737 passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia-s capital, Jakarta, Saturday.
Nio launches first electric sedan model as Tesla delivers China-built SUV
JAN 09, 2021 12:28:45 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc on Saturday launched its first sedan model, eyeing a greater share of the world's largest car market.
Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
JAN 08, 2021 20:39:26 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
The social media giant suspends the US president "due to the risk of further incitement of violence".
Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine appears to work against mutation in new coronavirus strains, study finds
JAN 08, 2021 20:37:46 EST | WWW.CNN.COM
A new study provides early evidence that a Covid-19 vaccine might be effective against two new coronavirus strains first identified in South Africa and the UK, despite a concerning mutation.
Google removes Parler, popular with Trump supporters, from app store for Android
JAN 08, 2021 20:36:49 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
"We're aware of continued posting in the Parler app that seeks to incite ongoing violence in the U.S.," the company said.
Laptop stolen from Pelosi's office during storming of U.S. Capitol, says aide
JAN 08, 2021 14:53:00 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
A laptop was stolen from the office of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, one of her aides said on Friday.
Tesla passes Facebook to become fifth most valuable U.S. company
JAN 08, 2021 13:28:06 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
The jump makes it the fifth biggest company in the large-cap benchmark when counting the share classes of Alphabet together.
Tesla launches cheaper variant of Model Y SUV
JAN 08, 2021 09:20:16 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
Tesla Inc launched a cheaper variant of the Model Y, bringing its sports utility vehicle's price closer to that of its Model 3 sedan, the electric-car maker's least expensive car.
Apple's App Store had gross sales around $64 billion last year and it's growing strongly again
JAN 08, 2021 09:18:04 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
The money that Apple makes from its App Store has become a flash point for critics of Apple that argue it has too much power.
NEC says new facial recognition system isn't stopped by masks
JAN 07, 2021 22:21:54 EST | MASHABLE.COM
The company claims its system works in less than a second.
Hyundai Motor says it's in early talks with Apple to develop a self-driving car
JAN 07, 2021 22:18:34 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
A local report from the Korea Economic Daily that said Apple suggested the tie-up and Hyundai Motor was reviewing the terms.