Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

In 10 Years, Your iPhone Won’t Be a Phone Anymore

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Apple Inc. will still sell an iPhone, but expect the device to morph into a suite of apps and services, enhanced with AI and AR, part of a ‘body area network’ of devices, batteries and sensors.

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Friday, June 23rd, 2017

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Images That Age You Automatically

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

To identify people more easily, scientists are enlisting computers to automate the creation of facial images that age in sync with the people they portray.

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Infosys Settles Visa Case With New York

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Indian outsourcing giant Infosys agreed to pay $1 million to settle claims that it placed foreign workers in jobs in New York without obtaining proper visas or paying high enough wages or taxes for their work, the state’s attorney general said.

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Google to Stop Reading Users’ Emails to Target Ads

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Google said its computers will soon stop reading the emails of its Gmail users to personalize their ads, a move that addresses a longstanding privacy concern about a product that is central to its growing corporate-services business.

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Leaderless Uber Scrambles to Prevent Employee Exodus

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Uber’s senior managers have been urging its more than 15,000 employees to stick around and see how the embattled company reinvents itself after the ouster of its CEO.

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BlackBerry Revenue Falls Amid Shift to Software

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

BlackBerry Ltd. said it plans to liquidate its remaining device inventory in the next quarter as it completely moves production of its handsets to third-party manufacturers.

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Content Recommendation Firm Outbrain Lays Off 4% of its Workforce

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Outbrain, best known for placing sponsored links on publishers’ websites, has laid off 4% of its roughly 600-person global workforce.

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The New Sticker Shock: Plunging Cellphone Bills

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

There are more cellphones in America than people. That market saturation has led to brutal price competition, which in turn is transforming consumers’ costs, industry profits and antitrust law.

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Where Bezos Leads, Amazon Shareholders Blindly Follow

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Few companies other than Amazon could announce a $14 billion takeover of a mature firm, give no details of why they are buying the very business model they’re trying to disrupt, and have their market value rise by more than the takeover price.

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From Music to Maps, How Apple’s iPhone Changed Business

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Apple’s iPhone, and the smartphone boom that followed, gave rise to whole new industries, laid waste to others and forced new business models. As the device turns 10, we take stock of its impact.

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Glider Pilot Aims for the Edge of Space

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

A research company is hoping to break several aviation world records and be the first to have an air glider reach the edge of space without a jet engine or rockets. Known as the ‘Perlan Project 2,’ the…

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Tesla Explores Possibility of Manufacturing Cars in China

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Tesla said it is exploring with government officials in Shanghai the possibility of opening a manufacturing facility to build electric vehicles for the Chinese market.

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Uber Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick Knew of Stolen Google Files

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Former Uber Technologies Chief Executive Travis Kalanick knew an engineer had allegedly stolen Google files before hiring the engineer last year, according to Uber’s attorneys.

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At the White House’s emerging tech event, drones are one of the day’s big topics – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

TechCrunchAt the White House’s emerging tech event, drones are one of the day’s big topicsTechCrunchTech leaders gathered today at the White House for a series of focused sessions on hot topics in tech. Thursday’s event, titled “American Leadership in Emerging Technology,” is the second big piece of the White House’s Technology Week, continuing on …To get more drones in US skies, the industry is asking Trump for something rare: More regulationRecodeTrump pledges to ease drone regulation, but some companies actually want moreMarketWatchLawsuit accuses White House of deleting messagesTribune-ReviewWashington Post -International Business Times -Paste Magazine -Bloombergall 91 news articles »

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Cable Operator Altice USA Climbs in Market Debut

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Shares of Altice USA traded higher in their market debut Thursday, a day after the cable operator raised more money in its IPO than any other U.S.-listed telecom since 2000.

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Apple Supplier Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Imagination Technologies Group, a small U.K. technology firm which has been one of Apple’s important suppliers, said Thursday it has put itself up for sale.

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Aviation Industry Seeks to Strengthen Cybersecurity Defenses

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Escalating concerns about cyberthreats are prompting the aviation industry to devise an unlikely new safeguard: real-time warnings to pilots about potential hacking attempts.

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Apple Scraps Like an Underdog in Second Biggest Mobile Market

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Apple is helping third-party re-sellers, mulling new flagship stores and firing up app-development centers in India as it runs to catch up in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets.

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Taiwan’s Foxconn Eyes Seven States for $10 Billion Investment

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple’s iPhones in China, is looking at seven states in the American heartland to invest $10 billion or more in factories to build flat-panel screens and related equipment.

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Lyft’s Goal: Take Advantage of Uber’s Stumbles Without Gloating

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

As Uber grappled with leadership turmoil that led to its chief executive’s resignation, the founders of rival ride-hailing company Lyft sent a companywide email: “This isn’t a time to gloat.”

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How Uber Backers Orchestrated Kalanick’s Ouster as CEO

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Travis Kalanick’s decision to step down as Uber’s CEO was the culmination of weeks of maneuvering by some of the firm’s biggest investors to force out the co-founder of the nearly $70 billion company.

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Virgin Mobile to Become iPhone-Only Carrier

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Virgin Mobile, the phone carrier founded by mogul Richard Branson, will become the world’s first iPhone-only carrier.

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Cloud-Computing Business Lifts Oracle’s Profit

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Oracle Corp. said Wednesday its quarterly profit rose 15% from a year earlier to $3.23 billion.

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What Kalanick’s Fall Means for Silicon Valley Culture

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The resignation of Uber’s CEO won’t keep other startups from moving aggressively, but some investors and entrepreneurs say it will prompt a reassessment of placing ambitious expansion targets ahead of principles.

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Trump Administration to Rescind Obama’s Foreign-Born Founder Rule

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The Trump administration plans to dismantle a regulation that would have helped more foreign-born entrepreneurs build startups in the U.S. without a traditional visa, which could rankle Silicon Valley.

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Wanted at Uber: A CEO Who Can Do Pretty Much Everything

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Travis Kalanick’s resignation has kicked off a search for a new leader, who has to contend with scandals, a gutted executive team and a predecessor who will continue to loom large at the world’s most valuable startup.

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Dear iPhone: I Love You. I Hate You.

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

As the Apple Inc. iPhone’s 10th anniversary approaches, Personal Technology columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler penned two letters to tell it how he really feels.

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The End of Car Ownership

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Ride sharing and self-driving vehicles are going to redefine our relationship with cars. Auto makers and startups are already gearing up for the change.

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Wal-Mart to Vendors: Get Off Amazon’s Cloud

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can’t run applications for the retailer on Amazon’s leading cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services.

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