• Apple Snags Hotshot Engineer, Former Tesla VP, for Project Titan

    Apple Snags Hotshot Engineer, Former Tesla VP, for Project Titan

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.The company last year recruited Jamie Carlson, a senior engineer on Tesla's Autopilot self-driving program.
  • Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars

    Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars

    District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles.When being tested for emissions, the software tricked the car into producing results that Volkswagen termed "dyno calibration.
  • Apple's Q3 Report Expected to Be Light on Good News

    Apple's Q3 Report Expected to Be Light on Good News

    It appears that Apple Watch sales haven't been robust -- Apple has said little on the subject -- and there has been increasing rumbling that innovation has died out at Apple.Tim Cook, Apple CFO Luca Maestri, and totally incompetent Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts," Chowdhry told the E-Commerce Times.
  • Air Cargo Deal Gives Amazon More Control Over Deliveries

    Air Cargo Deal Gives Amazon More Control Over Deliveries

    Under the agreement, Amazon has the right to buy up to 30 percent of Atlas Air.The dry lease operation calls for Atlas Air to provide the aircraft but no crew.
  • AT&T Snags Quickplay for DirecTV Expansion

    AT&T Snags Quickplay for DirecTV Expansion

    AT&T on Monday announced that it has agreed to buy Quickplay Media, which will serve as the backbone for DirecTV's upcoming multiplatform streaming video services.The services will allow DirecTV content to be viewed on mobile phones, smart TVs, personal computers and tablets, AT&T said.
  • China Subjects Tech Imports to Heavy Security Scrutiny

    China Subjects Tech Imports to Heavy Security Scrutiny

    They might be used to block the import of products or to extract trade secrets in exchange for access to China's market.Tech knowledge so obtained might be passed on to Chinese companies competing with foreign ones, or expose vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers in China.
  • Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback

    Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback

    Florian Seiche, senior vice president for Europe, sales and marketing at Microsoft Mobile, and also a former Nokia executive, will become president.However, Nokia still has a great deal of brand recognition, and HMD likely will target emerging markets under the new relationship.
  • Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone Biz

    Microsoft Drastically Scales Down Smartphone Biz

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.It will record an impairment charge of US$950 million, with severance payments accounting for $200 million of the charge.
  • Instagram Blows Past Competition to 500M Mark

    Instagram Blows Past Competition to 500M Mark

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.The Instagram community has become more global, the Facebook-owned company also said, with more than 80 percent of Instagrammers living outside the United States.
  • Tesla Shares Tank on SolarCity Merger Proposal

    Tesla Shares Tank on SolarCity Merger Proposal

    Shares of Tesla Motors fell sharply Wednesday after the company, helmed by Elon Musk, made an offer to buy SolarCity for US$2.Blending SolarCity with Tesla, which includes Tesla Energy, maker of the Powerwall and Powerpack, would allow consumers to drive clean cars and use battery packs to consume energy more efficiently, according to Tesla.
  • Volkswagen Aims to Clear the Air With $15B US Settlement

    Volkswagen Aims to Clear the Air With $15B US Settlement

    The company has agreed to set up a US$10 billion funding pool to buy back or terminate leases of diesel vehicles sold in the United States.The DoJ early this year filed suit against Volkswagen and associated companies over the emissions scandal, and the FTC in March filed its complaint in federal court.
  • Musk Plots Out Tesla's Next 10 Years

    Musk Plots Out Tesla's Next 10 Years

    Elon Musk on Wednesday introduced a second master plan for Tesla, a follow-up to the vision he shared 10 years ago.However, there's more to Musk's master plan than development of mass-market electric cars.
  • UK Greenlights Amazon's Drone Delivery Tests

    UK Greenlights Amazon's Drone Delivery Tests

    regulators for years for permission to test package delivery with aerial drones, last week announced a new partnership with the UK government to launch a pilot program there.The deal moves the company closer to its goal of delivering packages in 30 minutes or less to customers in the UK and other parts of the world, he noted.
  • Amazon Sets Up New Auto Research Shop

    Amazon Sets Up New Auto Research Shop

    The site will let customers view everything from specs, images, videos and customer reviews of thousands of brand new to classic vehicles, potentially offering stiff competition to Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader.For example, givein that Amazon customers often browse through thousands of customer reviews on a given product to make a purchase decision, the new site will include reviews from real car buyers.
  • Apple Steers Its Car Project All Over the Map

    Apple Steers Its Car Project All Over the Map

    The company is pursuing its own strategy of autonomous vehicle technology, Bruce said, confirming earlier reports that its focus was on adding autonomous safety features to its line of performance cars.Such a tie-up could make sense for Apple, given its history of failed negotiations and its desire to kick-start its car development project to catch up with rivals Tesla and Google, among others.
  • Atlassian Scoops Up Trello for $425 Million

    Atlassian Scoops Up Trello for $425 Million

    It has attracted a broad range of customers, from the United Nations to Google, John Deere and National Geographic.The acquisition will allow Trello to leverage investments in research and development to enhance the product, according to Trello CEO Michael Pryor.
  • Apple Goes on Record-Breaking Spree

    Apple Goes on Record-Breaking Spree

    28 in the year ago quarter, beating the company's own guidance and Wall Street analyst estimates, and setting a new record.9 billion in the year-ago quarter, exceeding the company's guidance range and also setting a new record, Cook noted.
  • AWS Unveils Chime Conferencing Service

    AWS Unveils Chime Conferencing Service

    Companies just have to download the app; they don't need to make upfront investments in hardware or software.Participants click a button on the Chime app to join a meeting instead of dialing a number then entering a PIN.
  • YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray

    YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray

    It will include local TV stations offering news and sports in broadcast areas where customers live.DirecTV, a subsidiary of AT&T, is the leading satellite television service in the United States.
  • Healthgrades' CareChats Aims to Tear Down Doctor-Patient Wall

    Healthgrades' CareChats Aims to Tear Down Doctor-Patient Wall

    Developed in partnership with Conversa, CareChats enables doctors and hospitals to communicate with patients outside of visits.The CareChats tool integrates with the Healthgrades CRM platform, which is used to help doctors and hospitals better manage and communicate with existing and prospective patients.