China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law that allow the government to request for sensitive information from technology firms. Among the information that could be requested includes encryption keys for individual data.
Previously, Apple penalized Samsung with $548 million for infringing iPhone patents and designs. It now wants additional $180 million to cover up interest and supplemental damages. However, Samsung is also working as partners with Apple as it supplies processors and screens for Apple's iPhones and iPads.
Palantir Technologies Inc., the data analysis company has raised another $200 million funding, adding up to its $2 billion of company's valuation.
U.S. safety regulators have fined BMW with up to $40 million for failing to conduct prompt recalls notification. The company signed a consent order which clarifies that if it failed to comply or broke other safety regulations, it will be fined with additional $20 million. However, the company did not respond to requests for interviews.
The Hyatt Hotels has detected malware on its system computers and has requested its costumers to check their their accounts. There are possibilities that hackers may have obtained sensitive information from the their systems. The company has taken taken essential counteract measures.
Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy A9 smartphone with 6 inch display, in the Galaxy A Party event in China this week. The A9 will be on sale in China later this month.
Shopify had a great year in 2015. The company decided to give its employees $1,000 worth of holiday bonus that they can spend in Shopify.
On Monday night, Elon Musk and his company SpaceX made history by vertically landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket after blasting off into orbital space - equivalent of launching a pencil over the Empire State Building and landing it in a shoebox back on the ground, in the words of one expert. It was an enormous victory, a moment of history and elation for Musk and his SpaceX engineers, Jeff Bezos, currently the chief of rival rocket-builder Blue Origin, reminded the world Blue Origin was already a member of the vertical-landing club
Spotify has solidified its spot as the winner of digital music battle over Apple music.
Google is testing a new feature that will allow the users to sign into their Google accounts without having to type password. The users will only have to authenticate the login with their smartphones.
People who travel for business two weeks or more a month report more symptoms of anxiety and depression and are more likely to smoke, be sedentary and report trouble sleeping than those who travel one to six nights a month, according to a latest study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York.
President Trump said Friday he is declaring a national emergency on the southern border, tapping into executive powers in a bid to divert billions toward construction of a wall even as he plans to sign a funding package that includes just $1.4 billion for border security.
Amazon's decision to abandon plans to build a new campus in Long Island City, Queens, has drawn cheers from several politicians, community organizers and other locals opposed to the expansion.
One of the hottest topics at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland has been Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed 70% marginal tax rate on all income above $10 million.
In recent decades, Europe has experienced a downward trend in the annual number of deaths. Not only was this trend not arrested by the economic recession that started in 2008, in fact, the rate of decline increased during the recession years.
Discovering that your new designer handbag or gold watch is a fake is costly and annoying, and counterfeit medical devices or drugs could have even more serious consequences. But seemingly as soon as manufacturers develop a new method to ensure product authenticity, counterfeiters find a way to outsmart it. Now, researchers have created an "unclonable" tag that can never be replicated, even by the manufacturer. They report their results in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
The traditional model for setting auto insurance premiums has been to base rates on the motorist's driving history, age, gender and even marital status (in some states). Thanks to new technological options, insurance companies, and motorists have started to work together to give the insurance companies access to better data on an individual driver's risk level, and give the same driver a sense of greater control over how much he or she will pay in insurance premiums.
Consumer brands have long used old-fashioned focus groups, interviews and surveys to best gauge consumer wants, desires and needs as part of processes that range from product development, to marketing and sales. As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged, there is an increasing interest in the ability to harness these solutions to save time and money, and to yield more reliable consumer insights.