SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Friday it hired a new chief legal officer to guide the company through its many legal quandaries, filling one of the crucial vacancies in its leadership. FILE PHOTO: An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York, U.S. June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Executives from Facebook Inc (FB.O), Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will testify on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Twitter logo, in this illustration taken October 25,
DETROIT (Reuters) – Wall Street may love the shares of Silicon Valley electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), but Americans love big, fuel-thirsty trucks like Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) bestselling F-Series pickups and are paying ever higher prices to buy them. Joe Hinrichs, Executive VP and President, The Americas for Ford, introduces the 2017 Ford F-150
(Reuters) – How much bigger can the world’s biggest tech companies get? The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel together generated more than $100 billion in revenue in the September quarter, roughly 2 percent of United States’ national output.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Alphabet Corp’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Intel Corp (INTC.O) are all putting their chips on the cloud computing business, and it is booming. FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft logo is shown on the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on June 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Mike Blake/File
(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it may become profitable for the first time next quarter after slashing expenses over the past year and ramping up deals to sell its data to other companies, which could help to break its reliance on advertising for revenue. Shares of Twitter soared more than 18 percent
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) self-driving car unit Waymo is expanding winter testing as it works to address a potential blind spot for autonomous vehicles: snowy and icy conditions. Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Waymo said
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Three women engineers have sued Uber Technologies Inc for discrimination based of their gender and race, the latest blow to the ride-services company that is straining to overcome a year of controversies over its workplace culture. FILE PHOTO: A man arrives at the Uber offices in Queens, New York, U.S., February
(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and a unit of Barclays plc are teaming up to offer a rewards-enriched credit card in the United States through the ride-service company’s mobile phone app. FILE PHOTO – A Barclays bank building is seen at Canary Wharf in London, Britain May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo Uber and bank
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Apple, which recently said it was including wireless charging in its latest iPhone X and iPhone 8 smartphones, has acquired New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi that designs wireless power products for consumers and industry. A broken iPhone is seen in this illustration picture, October 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel An Apple spokesman confirmed the
TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s solid-state battery technology under development could be a “game changer” for pure electric vehicles, but that does not mean the automaker is moving away from hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles, a company executive said. Toyota Motor Corp. Executive Vice President Didier Leroy presents the company’s Concept-i series as a screen
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook was dealt a setback on Tuesday when an adviser to the top European Union court said any data protection authority in the bloc had the power to take action against it for breaching privacy laws. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F in
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Canon Inc hiked its annual profit forecast for the third time on Tuesday on the back of expanding demand for “business-to-business” products from surveillance cameras to organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production equipment. FILE PHOTO – People are silhouetted against a display of the Canon brand logo at the CP+ camera
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising. FILE PHOTO: Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F in Paris,
(Reuters) – Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies. FILE PHOTO: A Bank of America logo is seen in New York City, U.S. January 10, 2017.