WeChat's parent company Tencent Holdings has purchased a 12% stake (146 million shares) in Snapchat's Snap Inc. from the public market. Tencent is actually one of CEO Evan Spiegel's early backers, so this is not their first investment in...
Ford, the second largest auto manufacturing company in the United States, today announced that the company will invest $756 million to create a 50-50 joint venture with China’s Anhui Zotye Automobile to build electric cars in China.The JV agreement was...
Uber, the world's number one ride-hailing company, just upped its credibility today by announcing a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop air traffic systems for "unmanned traffic management."The announcement was made at the Web...
German long-distance bus operator FlixBus announced Wednesday that it will begin operations in the United States. Both of FlixBus's potential competitors in the U.S., Greyhound and Megabus, are British-owned, and now there's a German competitor to grab market share...
Thanksgiving can be an expensive holiday. With the turkey and the wine and the food and everything else, before you know it you're down several hundred dollars. Don't make the same mistakes in 2017 that you tend to do...
If you had £449.99 to drop on a gaming console this November, would you rather spend it on an Xbox One X with no games but 4K support, or would you prefer a Sony PS4 Pro bundle with "five...
Apple Pay Cash, a new feature addition to Apple's digital wallet, is now available on the beta versions of iOS 11.2 and Apple Watch's watchOS 4.2. Using the feature, Apple users on devices with the beta versions installed will...
After more than a month of testing the new feature, microblogging site Twitter has rolled out its new 280-character limit for several languages where "cramming" was a problem. Back in September, Twitter started testing the feature with limited users,...
"I don't know how you get around that this wasn’t a referendum on the administration, I just don’t. Some of the very divisive rhetoric helped prompted and usher in a really high Democratic turnout in Virginia. We need to...
Ohio-based Workhorse Group Inc. announced Tuesday that tests with the N-Gen electric van will commence in cities in California and Ohio. The commercial electric vehicles manufacturer is already deployed in 14 states across the U.S., and has logged 2...
The United States, now the sole survivor of the Paris climate agreement pullout by several countries, is ridiculing Syria for reversing its decision. Nicaragua had earlier reversed its decision and has agreed to be part of the global climate...
The CEO of Google's Waymo, John Krafcik, revealed at a tech conference in Lisbon, Porgutal, Tuesday that the company has successfully testing its self-driving cars, and that the public will soon be invited for rides in these fully autonomous...
U.S. President Donald Trump has just begun his three-day stay in the world's most populous nation. Will his presence in China help bilateral cooperation in light of Trump's earlier comments about the PRC and its relationship with the United...
The picture of India is often incomplete without elephants, at least in the minds of people who have never been to the country that is diverse in every way possible. But elephants do represent one of the most beautiful...
After its third quarter earnings report Tuesday, Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat, said that it was looking at redesigning the app that's hugely popular with younger age groups. CEO Evan Spiegel said in prepared remarks:"One thing that we...