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Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course

Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Auto, Tech Companies Spending Big on Driverless Cars Americans Are Afraid Of

Americans' fear of self-driving vehicles has jumped higher this year according to a new survey from AAA. This is not particularly good news for carmakers and tech firms who have or have committed to........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 14th, 2019

Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research

Major Chinese and American firms are leading a global blockchain push, with Alibaba and IBM having filed around 90 patents each relating to the tech......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 3rd, 2018

Daimler, BMW to invest 1 billion euros in venture to rival Uber

German carmakers Daimler and BMW unveiled a joint ride-hailing, parking and electric car charging business on Friday to compete with mobility services provided by Uber and other tech firms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 22nd, 2019

BIS Wants ‘Level Playing Field’ for Banks Amid Threat from Facebook

The Bank for International Settlements has expressed concerns over the expected disruption as big tech firms like Facebook enter the financial space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 24th, 2019

BIS Wants ‘Level Playing Field’ for Banks Amid Threat From Firms Like Facebook

The Bank for International Settlements has expressed concerns over the expected disruption as big tech firms like Facebook enter the financial space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 24th, 2019

Digital Health Companies Hit a New VC Funding Record in 2018

Health care is headed for the cloud. Digital health tech investment is nearing the moon. The digital health funding fever is far from breaking. Venture funding for digital health firms around the world hit an all-time high of $14.6 billion.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 23rd, 2019

Huawei may demand more royalties from US firms that rely on its patented tech

Huawei — which owns critical patents used by U.S. companies — has hinted it could extract more royalties......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2019

Slack Leads Bottom-Up Evolution in Corporate Tech

Young software firms are courting workers first......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 20th, 2019

E-commerce startup Whitebox raises $5 million in Series A round

Baltimore e-commerce tech company Whitebox has closed a $5 million Series A funding round to support rapid growth plans. The round was led by TDF Ventures, which invests in logistics and infrastructure technology firms and has offices in Washington,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Why Would Companies Like Apple Hire Animal Researchers?

Tech firms visiting universities for hiring is nothing new. However, a recent report from Bloomberg claims that Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter are turning to animal research labs for attracting new talent. A q.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 19th, 2019

Here"s where tech companies ranked in this year"s fastest-growing list

Twenty-seven technology and tech-related companies — in the case of a few code schools and staffing firms — made this year’s fastest-growing private companies list. Each year, the Business Journal surveys private companies and ranks them base.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Huawei says it is readying possible Hongmeng software roll-out

An executive of China's Huawei, which has been banned from working with U.S. tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes

The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Tech firms race for Nigeria"s motorbike taxis

Motorcycle ride-hailing companies are expanding into West Africa following investment from backers betting that the success of two-wheeled taxis in Asia and east Africa can be replicated. Gracie Jerome reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

New IC supply chain may loom in Asia for China tech sector

A new supply chain for China IT firms may gr.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 11th, 2019

Cincinnati indoor farming company launches joint venture with global tech firms

80 Acres Farms of Cincinnati, which specializes in auto.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Some big tech firms cut employees" access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Some of the world's biggest tech .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2019

Some big tech firms cut employees" access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Some of the world's biggest tech .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees" access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Some of the world's biggest tech .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 9th, 2019

Raytheon to merge with United Tech, becoming among the largest firms in Mass.

Raytheon Co., the 98-year-old defense contractor headquartered in Waltham, will merge with Connecticut-based United Technologies in an all-stock deal that will create one of the largest public companies in the state by headcount, revenue and marke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2019