Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has purchased 5.5 million emission credits from Toyota and Honda. Another one million credits from Tesla. Fiat Chrysler ended 2014 with a credit balance and without this purchase also, it would have been emission compliant, according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency. Fiat Chrysler ranks last in fuel efficiency when compared with rival auto majors.
California, the largest car market in the United States, rules for self-driving cars, on Wednesday requiring a licensed driver inside the vehicle in case of failure in a plan that stresses safety. The regulations by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are intended to help nurture the State's nascent but fast-growing autonomous vehicle technology industry while allowing traditional car companies and new entrants like Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc to safely deploy their self-driving cars already in development.
The Microsoft Windows Hello comes with Tobii software designed specially, with depth sensing cameras. The merger of the eye tracking global leader, Tobii and the Microsoft Corp. will allow customers with fast, simple, and more secure logins.
The California based software giant’s profit forecast for the third and fourth quarter has failed touch the Wall Street investors and its price has been observed to fall by 1% in extended trading. Rising concerns over stronger Dollar has been considered as the attributed factor in forecasting while many blames for sluggish growth of its cloud business ignoring its growth figure of 31% during the last quarter.
Facebook Messenger users can now sign up for the car-hailing service and request a ride, all without leaving a conversation or downloading the Uber app. The features are still in a testing phase so people who live in cities in the U.S where Uber is available can arrange rides directly from the app. Though the social network has plans for a wider rollout in the future.
Chinese phone manufacturer Oukitel will launch its K10,000 phone That has a 10,000 mAh battery capable of lasting up to 15 days on a full charge.
After a series of hoverboard fire incidents made it to the headlines, Amazon is pulling out the device from its store and is questioning its standards.
Federal Open Market Committee, policy making body on behalf of Federal Reserve Bank, central bank of the world’s largest economy, has started to approach through a new path after around a decade with announcing its decision to raise short term benchmark by a quarter points. The rate hike will directly affect the short term debt holders while mid and long term borrowers will suffer with its gradual aftermaths.
To gain more sellers and help people sell their unwanted Christmas gifts, eBay will be setting up physical shops in Westfield Malls on December 26 to 27.
Dot One is the company owned by Iona Inglesby, which is selling a scarf with a print of an individual genetic code. The process involves the person to swab the inside of the cheek to provide DNA sample. Inglesby says that this product has enabled them to highlight the science behind the genetics.
Akamai, the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, aims to make internet faster and furnishes quarterly matrices on state of internet speed. The third quarter report for the year 2015 addresses the global average internet speed as 5.1 Mbps while only 5.2% internet users are Broadband connected.
Renee James, former president of Intel Corp. joins Oracle Board as one of the Directors.
HTC plans to release its new Android smartphone called One X9. The smartphone is targeted toward midrange market, and will go on sale in early 2016.
Slack Technologies, a Silicon Valley company which owns team communication app Slack announced that it has launched a third-party App Directory aimed at being the de facto source for certified integrations. Slack is also forming an $80 million venture fund to invest in other startup funds. Slack has also reveals that it now has 2 million daily active users, a 16 percent jump from October, when the service had 1.7 million users. It also now has 570,000 paid seats, up from 470,000 two months ago.
In today's digital world, more and more people are investing in cryptocurrencies. These digital tokens have exploded into popularity over the past few years, and have grown to the point that there are now nearly over 6,000 of them, according to Statista.
Following the pandemic, natural calamities, and major employment shifts, a startling new study on the online news site News Nation shows that 1 in 4 Americans don't have an emergency fund.
Generational wealth is a facet of wealth management that is often misunderstood. Labeled trust fund babies, rich kids, and lucky breaks, those who receive an inheritance from families are rare.
Social media has successfully made it to the mainstream consciousness of over half the global population. DataReportal's latest study shows that over 4.33 billion people worldwide are using some form of social networking site this year. That's why it's no wonder many tech companies are interested in investing or forming the next Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube to capture the hearts and minds of the general population.
Ease of access, freedom to choose in which to invest the money and lines of credit designed according to the needs of consumers, are some of the characteristics that have made consumer credit one of the most important financing products in the world’s market.
While researchers have suggested that individuals who base their self-worth on their financial success often feel lonely in everyday life, a newly published study by the University at Buffalo and Harvard Business School has taken initial steps to better understand why this link exists.
The younger generations are willing to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to sustainable living.
An international research team led by NUST MISIS has developed a new iron-cobalt-nickel nanocomposite with tunable magnetic properties. The nanocomposite could be used to protect money and securities from counterfeiting. The study was published in Nanomaterials.
Bank credit officers are more likely to approve loan applications earlier and later in the day, while 'decision fatigue' around midday is associated with defaulting to the safer option of saying no.
After graduating or leaving college, many students face a difficult choice: Try to pay off their student loans as fast as possible to save on interest, or enroll in an income-based repayment plan, which offers affordable payments based on their income and forgives any balance remaining after 20 or 25 years.