Category Archives: Technology

CEO: Nissan will be ready with autonomous driving by 2020

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. will have vehicles packed with autonomous driving technology by 2020 yet whether people will be able to drive them on roads is up…

China's JD.com to invest HK$ 1.3 billion in software firm Kingdee

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's JD.com will purchase a 10 percent stake in software firm Kingdee for HK$1.3 billion (107 million pound) in a deal announced Tuesday that could see the…

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China's JD.com in online pharmacy tie-up with Shanghai Pharma

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc has tied up with leading Chinese drugmaker Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co Ltd to develop its online healthcare business, the drugmaker said in…

Spanish market keeps the brakes on Telefonica's turnaround

By Julien Toyer & Andrés González MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish telecoms group Telefonica posted higher first-quarter sales & core profits on Thursday, despite a disappointing performance in its home market,…

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Senate under pressure after House votes to end NSA program

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a…

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Exclusive: Avago shows interest in Xilinx, Renesas, Maxim – sources

By Nadia Damouni & Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Avago Technologies Ltd, looking to acquire a fellow chipmaker, has reached out to potential targets including Xilinx Inc, Renesas Electronics Corp…

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Nvidia wants to leap from video games to self-driving cars

By Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) – It took Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia Corp the better part of a decade to gain acceptance as a global automotive supplier, a lesson for…

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Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star

BOSTON (AP) — They’re gonna need a bigger Twitter.