With much of the focus on Tesla's business and Musk's actions of late, it's easy to forget why the company exists: to make sustainable road transportation on a mass scale a reality. And that reality was reinvoked by Tesla...
James Dondero is on a roll. That roll is a thirty-year mission to reinvent the way some investors look at assets. The mission also includes his quest to help the city of Dallas solve some of the dramatic social...
Google has a dominant presence in our lives, if we're not living in China. Aside from the People's Republic of China, which has deliberately kept Google away from its citizens, the rest of the world is hooked on Google.How...
Among all retailers of all formats - big box, wholesale, online - one name stands out as the Boogie Man for all other retailers. That name is Amazon. But why has this company become so feared in retail circles,...
At the Web Summit 2017 technology conference in Lisbon today, Volkswagen Group announced that it would be partnering with Google to work on quantum computing, with a focus on AI, EVs and traffic optimization.A special team of researchers will...
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...
Renowned theoretical physicist, author and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking has once again warned the world about the future of artificial intelligence and the effects it could have on humanity as a whole. Talking to Wired magazine, Hawking said AI...
A recent survey by US bank revealed that a growing number of Americans are using digital apps to make their payments. The growth of digital payments platforms, high level of smartphone penetration and reducing friction of online transactions have...
It appears that Toyota, once thought of as an "anti-EV" company, is fairly close to cracking the problem of mass producing solid-state battery packs for electric vehicles. There are still several hurdles to overcome, according to Toyota Chairman Takeshi...
Compared to a few decades ago, our shopping habits have drastically changed, and it is mostly thanks to the internet. The internet itself became broadly available for the public in the 1990s: in 1995 there were ca. 16 million...
Two months ago we reported that Walmart had teamed up with Alphabet's Google to allow Google Home users to do voice shopping with Google Assistant. The retail giant has now integrated its own customer relationship management system with Google...
You may have heard of Petcube, the company that makes pet-related hardware like the Petcube Play, which allows you to remotely control a laser pointer to make your cat go crazy. Or maybe you own a Petcube Bites that...
Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet-owned Google's urban innovation wing, has announced that it will start planning a possibly billion-dollar development called Quayside on Toronto's waterfront. Planning will kick off on November 1 for the project, which is expected to cost at...
A recent article titled "There's a new challenger to lithium batteries", which was originally published on OilPrice.com and carried by Business Insider. In it, the writer highlights a research paper by Stanford researchers that their sodium-based battery could compete...