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DeepMind, Elon Musk and more pledge not to make autonomous AI weapons

DEEPMIND, ELON MUSK AND MORE PLEDGE NOT TO MAKE AUTONOMOUS AI WEAPONS

Today during the Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Life Institute announced that more than 2,400 individuals...

Mophie's new power banks for the Apple iPhone, iPad and AirPods charge up with a Lightning cable

MOPHIE'S NEW POWER BANKS FOR THE APPLE IPHONE, IPAD AND AIRPODS CHARGE UP WITH A LIGHTNING CABLE

When you think external power banks or battery packs for your phone, the first name that probably comes to mind is Mophie. Today, the...

 
 
 
Meal-kit company Chef'd suddenly shut down and laid off its hundreds of employees

MEAL-KIT COMPANY CHEF'D SUDDENLY SHUT DOWN AND LAID OFF ITS HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES

Chef'd , a major meal-kit company, ceased operations on Monday. The company's more than 350 workers have been laid off, four sources...

Angry consumers are protesting against Amazon for selling products with white-supremacist and anti-Semitic messages

ANGRY CONSUMERS ARE PROTESTING AGAINST AMAZON FOR SELLING PRODUCTS WITH WHITE-SUPREMACIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC MESSAGES

Some consumers and advocates are protesting against Amazon for selling products that convey messages of anti-Semitism, white supremacy,...

 
 
 
Cost Controls Perpetuate U.S. Hotel Profit Growth In 2017 - By Robert Mandelbaum

COST CONTROLS PERPETUATE U.S. HOTEL PROFIT GROWTH IN 2017 - BY ROBERT MANDELBAUM

U.S. hoteliers enjoyed an eighth consecutive year of increasing profits in 2017 despite another slowdown in the rate of revenue growth....

Bitcoin price passes $7K bringing all 100 top coins up with it

BITCOIN PRICE PASSES $7K BRINGING ALL 100 TOP COINS UP WITH IT

Bitcoin is moving up, and it's taking 99 of its best friends along for the ride. In the last 24 hours, every one of the top 100 coins...

 
 
 
Nest's CEO steps down as the company joins Google's home and living room team

NEST'S CEO STEPS DOWN AS THE COMPANY JOINS GOOGLE'S HOME AND LIVING ROOM TEAM

Nests' CEO has stepped down as Marwan Fawaz is reportedly no longer at the helm of the Google-owned smart appliance maker. Nest will...

The venture capital arm of Google's parent company led a $16 million investment in site rental firm Peerspace

THE VENTURE CAPITAL ARM OF GOOGLE'S PARENT COMPANY LED A $16 MILLION INVESTMENT IN SITE RENTAL FIRM PEERSPACE

Stephen Lam/Reuters GV, the venture capital arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, led a $16 million investment this month in self-serve...

 
 
 
Google eliminates Nest's CEO role and tucks the once promising 'Other Bet' into another business group

GOOGLE ELIMINATES NEST'S CEO ROLE AND TUCKS THE ONCE PROMISING 'OTHER BET' INTO ANOTHER BUSINESS GROUP

Google has removed Marwan Fawaz as CEO of Nest. The Nest team will now be folded into Google's home devices division led by Rishi Chandra. After...

Walmart video streaming service tipped as Netflix, Prime Video rival

WALMART VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE TIPPED AS NETFLIX, PRIME VIDEO RIVAL

Walmart may launch its own video streaming service to take on major competitors, including Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to a...

 
 
 
Airbus US CEO explains why Europe's answer to the Boeing 787 isn't selling

AIRBUS US CEO EXPLAINS WHY EUROPE'S ANSWER TO THE BOEING 787 ISN'T SELLING

The Airbus A330neo is Europe's answer to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Airbus Americas CEO Jeff Knittel believes the lower sales of the...

Canarchy Strikes Again: Fireman Capital-Backed Group Picks Up LA's Three Weavers

CANARCHY STRIKES AGAIN: FIREMAN CAPITAL-BACKED GROUP PICKS UP LA'S THREE WEAVERS

Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective has finalized its second deal in as many months, today announcing the acquisition of Los Angeles-based...

 
 
 
Spotify, Snapchat, and more are down following Google Cloud incident

SPOTIFY, SNAPCHAT, AND MORE ARE DOWN FOLLOWING GOOGLE CLOUD INCIDENT

Multiple online services are experiencing outages and slow responses today due to a problem with Google's Cloud platform. The company...

Airbus and Boeing have racked up more than $55 billion in sales this week, and it's only Tuesday

AIRBUS AND BOEING HAVE RACKED UP MORE THAN $55 BILLION IN SALES THIS WEEK, AND IT'S ONLY TUESDAY

The Farnborough International Airshow has become a hot spot for Airbus and Boeing to announce big orders. In just the first two days...

 
 
 
Amazon's Prime Day website glitches didn't stop it from setting record sales - but it was still a risk to the most important part of its business

AMAZON'S PRIME DAY WEBSITE GLITCHES DIDN'T STOP IT FROM SETTING RECORD SALES - BUT IT WAS STILL A RISK TO THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF ITS BUSINESS

Amazon has claimed record sales for Prime Day despite website issues that prevented them from cashing in on the deals. Website issues...

A Boeing exec reveals what's in store for the 747 jumbo jet and predicts that Airbus won't be able to deliver the rest of its A380s

A BOEING EXEC REVEALS WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE 747 JUMBO JET AND PREDICTS THAT AIRBUS WON'T BE ABLE TO DELIVER THE REST OF ITS A380S

Boeing 's latest market forecasts show global demand for passenger and cargo jets to reach 42,730 over the next 20 years. The total...

 
 
 
Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

YES, NIKON DESIGNS ITS OWN SENSORS

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for...

A former Facebook executive explains why she's all done investing piles of cash, and giving startups something more valuable - social influence

A FORMER FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE EXPLAINS WHY SHE'S ALL DONE INVESTING PILES OF CASH, AND GIVING STARTUPS SOMETHING MORE VALUABLE - SOCIAL INFLUENCE

Venture capitalist SC Moatti is all done giving startups piles of cash. Her firm Mighty Capital raised a modest $13 million for its...

 
 
 
Ford GT application process to re-open late this year

FORD GT APPLICATION PROCESS TO RE-OPEN LATE THIS YEAR

When Ford introduced the second-generation GT supercar, it took applications from hopeful buyers. The company received some 6,000 applications...

Google announces its first private transatlantic subsea cable, stretching from Virginia to France

GOOGLE ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST PRIVATE TRANSATLANTIC SUBSEA CABLE, STRETCHING FROM VIRGINIA TO FRANCE

Google has announced the latest in a myriad of subsea cabling projects as the company doubles down on its cloud infrastructure investments....