Category Archives: Technology

Now comes the tough part: The world's carbon diet starts

PARIS (AP) — The world is approximately to go on a carbon diet. It won't be effortless — or cheap. Nearly 200 nations across the world on Saturday approved a…

Seattle lawmakers set to vote on allowing Uber, other drivers to unionize

(Reuters) – Lawmakers in Seattle were set on Monday to vote on a new law that would allow drivers for services such as Uber & Lyft the right to unionize….

Apple Boss Says More Computer Science And Coding Should Be Taught in Schools

Apple CEO Tim Cook says that schools are not putting enough emphasis on computer science education & that more work is needed to ensure that future generations are prepared for…

Online insurer ZhongAn leads Chinese rise in financial tech: study

LONDON (Reuters) – Chinese online property insurer ZhongAn has topped a list of financial technology (fintech) innovation companies, leading a strong showing by Chinese firms this year amid increased funding…

Toshiba to cut up to 7,000 jobs: Nikkei

(Reuters) – Toshiba Corp is looking to cut up to 7,000 jobs, as it looks to streamline operations in the wake of an accounting scandal, the Nikkei business daily reported….

Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era….

China's Baidu says to develop self-driving buses within three years

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's top online search firm Baidu Inc said it aims to put self-driving buses on the road in three years & mass produce them within five years,…

Twitter Warns Users Over ‘Government’ Hacking

Twitter has sent out messages to some users warning them that their accounts may have been hacked by ‘state-sponsored actors’. It is the first time that Twitter has issued a…

Seattle lawmakers set to vote on allowing Uber, other drivers to unionize

(Reuters) – Lawmakers in Seattle were set on Monday to vote on a new law that would allow drivers for services such as Uber & Lyft the right to unionize….

U.S. top court rules for DirecTV in arbitration case

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled for DirecTV Inc, backing the satellite television provider's efforts to enforce arbitration agreements signed by its customers…