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Automakers, suppliers team up to share costs of self-driving cars

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Automotive suppliers and automakers are expanding alliances to develop self-driving car technology that can serve multiple automakers, as the race to put such vehicles on the road separates companies that can go it alone from those that need help...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Saudi embrace of ride-hailing apps drives economic, social change

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia hopes its plan to bring a further 1.3 million women into the workforce by 2030 will be given a lift from ride-hailing apps Uber and Dubai-based rival Careem. Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

HMD Global launches first Nokia smartphone

HELSINKI (Reuters) – HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use Nokia’s brand on mobile phones, announced on Sunday its first smartphone, targeted for Chinese users with a price of 1,699 yuan ($246). Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Lithuania bars data center project over fears of Russian spying

VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania, at the front line of growing tension between the West and Russia, barred construction of a data center last year over concerns it could be infiltrated by Russian intelligence, a Lithuanian security official said on Monday. Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Big China bitcoin exchange says no government pressure on outflows

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The head of a major bitcoin exchange in China says few people there use the cryptocurrency to get around rules on how much money they can take out of the country, and despite a publicized meeting with the central bank last week the exchange, BTCC,...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Microsoft, Qualcomm back Israel’s Team8 cybersecurity firm

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The venture arms of Microsoft and Qualcomm have invested in Team8, an Israeli creator of cybersecurity start-ups, as big multinational companies get behind Israel’s burgeoning cyber industry in the face of growing threats. Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Supreme Court will not examine tech industry legal shield

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court’s decision that an online advertising site accused by three young women of facilitating child sex trafficking was protected by a federal law that has shielded website operators from liability for...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Bitcoin exchange operator pleads guilty in U.S. case tied to JPMorgan hack

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Florida man pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he conspired to operate an illegal bitcoin exchange, which prosecutors said was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Google shows improved self-driving system in Chrysler Pacifica

DETROIT (Reuters) – Google unveiled its latest self-driving system in a Chrysler Pacifica minivan during a Sunday preview ahead of the Detroit auto show, saying the technology is more reliable and affordable. Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Alibaba tells Trump about U.S. store plan for China e-shoppers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma met U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and laid out the Chinese e-commerce company’s new plan to bring a million small U.S. businesses onto its platform to sell to Chinese consumers over the next five...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017