What's it About? Uber lost an appeal at a U.K. employment tribunal Friday over its treatment of its drivers. The ride-hailing major failed to overturn an employment court ruling that said it must treat its drivers as workers, as opposed...
After the Trump administration cut 90% of the government marketing budget to publicize Obamacare, Uber Technologies, Inc. and a few smaller tech companies are now encouraging their contract workers to enroll in the health program.Rather than being a political...
Roku, the digital streaming company that went public in September, reported its first quarterly earnings report, which beat Wall Street analyst expectation on sales as well as earnings, sending its stock surging by more than 20%.The earnings report came...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
In an unprecedented move for the company, Uber Technologies has forged an alliance with competitors in Brazil, including its chief local rival, 99, to help garner support towards blocking regulation that is threatening their business models.Despite being the Numero...
EV maker Tesla Motors said Tuesday that it had agreed to buy Perbix Machine Co. Inc., a Minnesota-based designer and fabricator of automated manufacturing equipment. The company already has an existing relationship with Elon Musk's company, having provided custom...
WSJ reportedĀ (subscription) Monday morning that Intel and AMD are teaming up to develop and launch a processor chip specifically meant for running resource-intensive video games on lightweight laptops.Using Intel'sĀ 8th generation Core processor and an AMD Radeon graphics processor, the...
The on-again-off-again merger talks between T-Mobile and Sprint have collapsed, according to announcements by both companies. The fact that they've made official statements about the talks falling through does imply that there's a very slim chance that talks will...
Home field advantage, or home advantage, is an extremely important one for a sports team. There is a reason why teams fare well in their home territory. It's simply because its their home, it's where they train, it's where...
On our website today I saw an advertisement for Aliyun, Chinese retail major Alibaba's cloud computing arm, also known as AliCloud or simply Alibaba Cloud. And what I saw, I could hardly believe. Alibaba is currently running a promo...
T-Mobile US, Inc., one of the fastest-growing and third largest wireless carrier in the United States, and Sprint Corp, the fourth largest wireless carrier backed by Japan-based SoftBank, have been talking about a merger for a long time. But...