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Walmart Adding Thousands More Robot Workers

Walmart Adding Thousands More Robot Workers

Shoppers might soon encounter robots gliding up and down the aisles of their local Walmart (NYSE: WMT) store. Walmart has announced that it will be expanding the use of robots in stores as part of its effort to control labor costs.... 
Google’s AI Ethics Panel Cancelled

Google’s AI Ethics Panel Cancelled

Google has cancelled its AI ethics panel one week after it was announced. The move comes after a week of controversy regarding the company’s selection of members. The participants of its Advanced Technology External Advisory... 
Myspace Admits To Massive Loss

Myspace Admits To Massive Loss

Social networking site Myspace has admitted to a massive loss. The company has reportedly lost more than a decade’s worth of music uploaded to the site due to an error that occurred during its latest server migration. According... 
California Congressman Launches $250M Lawsuit Against Twitter

California Congressman Launches $250M Lawsuit Against Twitter

Representative Devin Nunes, Republican of California, has launched a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter and three users of the social media platform for defamation. The complaint was filed in Henrico County Circuit Court in... 
Volkswagen Turning Focus To Electric Cars

Volkswagen Turning Focus To Electric Cars

The Volkswagen Group’s (VLKAF) ambitious plans for the future will focus on electric cars, according to a recent announcement by the company. The group now is planning to build 70 new electric models over the next decade. The... 
Google Adding Interactive Shopping Ads To Images

Google Adding Interactive Shopping Ads To Images

Alphabet’s Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is adding new shopping ad features to Images that let brands target shoppers at the point of inspiration. According to Google, half of online shoppers look for and are then inspired by images when... 
Apple Planning To Release iPhone Credit Card

Apple Planning To Release iPhone Credit Card

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is reportedly planning to release a new credit card that works with the iPhone as part of a partnership with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS). According to sources familiar with the matter, the companies are planning... 
NASA Ends Quest To Revive Opportunity Rover

NASA Ends Quest To Revive Opportunity Rover

NASA has officially ended its quest to revive the Mars rover Opportunity after losing contact with the device last June. The rover has now ignored more than 830 rescue commands beamed from mission control. NASA declared the rover’s... 
Fitbit’s Newest Fitness Tracker Not Sold At Retailers

Fitbit’s Newest Fitness Tracker Not Sold At Retailers

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) has a new fitness tracker that you won’t be able to buy in stores. That’s because the new Fitbit Inspire is intended for businesses and insurance companies rather than the consumer market. It is first product... 
Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple’s Project Titan

Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple’s Project Titan

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reportedly eliminated more than 200 employees from its Project Titan autonomous vehicle initiative this week. According to published reports, those employees’ positions were eliminated as part of... 
Russian Hackers Targeted DNC After Midterms

Russian Hackers Targeted DNC After Midterms

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has claimed that it was targeted in an attempted hacking by a Russian group shortly after the midterm elections. The documents were part of an amended complaint filed in federal court in... 
GM And DoorDash Partner On Automated Car Deliveries

GM And DoorDash Partner On Automated Car Deliveries

General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) subsidiary Cruise Automation, which makes technology for self-driving cars, has announced a partnership with food delivery company DoorDash to deliver food by driverless cars. The test program... 
Tech Giants Get Dismissal In San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuits

Tech Giants Get Dismissal In San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuits

Lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), and Alphabet Inc.’s Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) liable to victims of the December 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California have been dismissed by a federal... 
Qualcomm Gets Some Apple iPhones Banned In Germany

Qualcomm Gets Some Apple iPhones Banned In Germany

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has recently won two significant battles in global courts related to its patent war with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). With its most recent win, Qualcomm has gotten Apple to withdraw some of its older iPhones from the... 
AT&T Launching Super-fast 5G Network

AT&T Launching Super-fast 5G Network

AT&T (NYSE: T) is launching its new mobile 5G network at the end of this week. The network will initially be available in select cities across the United States. AT&T said in its statement that it’s the “first and... 
California Moving To All Electric Bus Fleet

California Moving To All Electric Bus Fleet

The California Air Resources Board has adopted a new rule that mandates that the public bus system will move to an all-electric fleet. Mass transit agencies in the state will only be allowed to buy fully electric buses starting in...