FILE PHOTO: Yandex.Drive carsharing cars are seen at a parking lot in Moscow, Russia September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Yandex and Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd, an auto parts affiliate of Hyundai Motor Co, agreed to jointly develop control systems for driverless vehicles, Yandex said on Tuesday. The companies plan to present
(Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk has never sought pre-approval for a single tweet about Tesla Inc since striking a court-approved deal about how to communicate important information about the electric vehicle maker, the top U.S. securities regulator told a judge on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking
The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc, the world’s dominant streaming service, will not make its TV shows and movies available through Apple Inc’s upcoming video offering, Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Monday. “We prefer
ILSAN, South Korea (Reuters) – A city in South Korea, which has the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn “smartphone zombies” to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents. Kim Jong-hoon, a senior researcher at Korea Institute
LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union is making it harder for fintech firms in Britain to recruit top talent, a report said on Tuesday, threatening to slam the brakes on a 7 billion pound growth sector just as EU states step up competition. FILE PHOTO: A river boat cruises down the River Thames as
FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato (Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp said on Monday it has partnered with Softbank Group Corp and LG Uplus Corp to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan and Korea later this year.
FILE PHOTO: The Huawei brand logo is seen above a store of the telecoms equipment maker in Beijing, China, March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials have warned their Brazilian counterparts of their security concerns about Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co during talks in Washington, a senior American official said
MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Ambani brothers, whose public feud over control of the Reliance empire after their father’s death in 2002 led to a split in the conglomerate, may have taken a major step to a more harmonious relationship on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Anil Ambani, chairman of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, addresses shareholders
(Reuters) – A U.S. government-led group is working with chipmaker Intel Corp and Cray Inc to develop and build the nation’s fastest computer by 2021 for conducting nuclear weapons and other research, officials said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Intel’s logo is pictured during preparations at the CeBit computer fair, which will open its doors to
DETROIT (Reuters) – As Lyft Inc cruises toward an initial public offering this month, one of the big winners will be General Motors Co, whose stake in the ride-hailing firm could be worth as much as $1.27 billion. The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, January
BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom) said on Monday it had paid Sweden’s Ericsson for a contract in line with a court order but a deal to sell assets to Reliance Jio Infocomm had fallen through. FILE PHOTO: A man speaks on his mobile phone as he walks past a closed shop painted
MAINZ, Germany (Reuters) – Germany begins an auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G mobile networks on Tuesday, the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europe’s largest economy remains competitive in the digital age. An employee of Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) uses his mobile phone in front of a screen
(Reuters) – Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) agreed to buy Worldpay for about $35 billion on Monday, with the U.S. financial services provider striking the biggest deal to date in the fast-growing electronic payments industry. FILE PHOTO: A waitress issues a receipt at a cafe in Athens, Greece, June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis The
FILE PHOTO: Frans Timmermans, the newly elected Party of European Socialists President, speaks during the Party of European Socialists annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, December 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union and authorities around the world will have to regulate big technology and social media companies at some stage to
(Reuters) – Apple Inc, in a surprise move on Monday, launched a new 10.5-inch iPad Air and updated its iPad Mini ahead of a March 25 event where it is expected to launch a television and video service. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Apple is seen at a store in Zurich, Switzerland January 3, 2019.
TOKYO (Reuters) – The music booms and lights flash as Masatane Muto, a wheelchair-bound disc jockey, uses is eyes to put on a show at a recent Tokyo music festival. Muto, who lost the use of his hands to Lou Gehrig’s Disease, wears a pair of high-tech glasses connected to an app that controls music-mixing