A voice guided GPS navigation system is going to be installed in vehicles equipped with Subaru StarLink platform. The navigation app is fully voice guided and is believed to reduce driving risks. Moreover, the associated app RightTrack will provide real-time driving assessment and coaching for Subaru owners based on their actual driving behavior. The Subaru Starlink app has been designed to support both Apple iOS and Android smartphones.
Samsung is gearing to do battle with Apple in the smartwatch market. Samsung unveiled two new colors for its new Gear S2 smartwatch namely, rose-gold and platinum. Designer Colombo working for Samsung has included classic characters from Snoopy to match Apple's Mickey Mouse.
Samsung introduces its smart fridge in CES 2016 that starts this week. The Samsung Family Hub refrigerator can order groceries for you.
A consortium backed by Google will start to replace old public telephone booth with a free WiFi kiosks starting today in New York. According to the plan, a total of 7,500 free WiFi kiosks will be installed through out New York when the project is completed.
Yahoo has closed down its video content service Yahoo Screen. The US traffic to Yahoo Screen fell 28 percent during the past two years. As the ad revenues didn't take off, Yahoo has written down $42 million on Yahoo Screen.
After the separation, Fiat Chrysler is focusing on its €48-billion investment plan to 2018. It'll also revamp its brands Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Maserati. Ferrari made its debut trading in Milan after listing on Wall Street in October 2015. Analysts opine the road ahead for Ferrari may not be smooth as the capital intensive car maker with small volume can sustain the high valuations.
Lenovo introduced new products to its X1 line at the CES 2016. Some of the notable products include the X1 Yoga, the X1 Tablet, and ThinkCentre X1 Desktop.
At the 2016 CES, Faraday Future startup company unveiled its electric concept car, the FFZero1. The eccentric looking car has a smartphone embedded in the steering wheel and will be built on a chassis that could, hopefully, be used in other lines of Faraday cars.
Boeing Co has bagged $855-mn contract from the US Air Force. Boeing will offer avionic component integration and contractor logistics support for T-38C aircraft. The duration of the contract is 10 years and works are scheduled for completion by January 2026.
Korean electronic giant, LG is to display its paper-thin OLED screen in CES. Its new flexible display technology is a a flexible and rollable screen.
Intel has announced acquiring German drone maker, Ascending Technologies on Monday. All the existing 75 employees of the latter concern are going to be offered position in the new dynasty. Not only that, Intel has also pledged commitments to extend support to the existing customers of the acquired entity.
Tesla Motors started 2016 with an incident. In Norway, its Model S was caught fire while being charged last Friday.
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The French luxury group gains full control of the 70-year-old Parisian fashion house Christian Dior in a mammoth deal worth around €12.1 billion.
UK luxury fashion retailer Burberry posts lackluster set of results for its second half following an impressive result in the third quarter, a retail analyst stated.
What seemed like a perfect hacking operation turned out to be a failure as Kaspersky has spotted a mistake on the part of the Lazarus hackers. It found a brief connection that came from North Korea - proving their identity and origin.
A lawsuit has been filed by a Democratic political consultant and Fox News contributor on Monday alleging, among others, that Roger Ailes denied her of a permanent hosting job after she turned down his sexual advances.
South African leader, Jacob Zuma, has sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a move that drove the country's currency down five percent in value. The president calls for a midnight reshuffle in his Treasury members who he felt were disloyal to his political intentions.
The US president has long promoted a change on how foreign businesses should run their operations - and that is to revive American manufacturing. Uniqlo head showed he didn't like being given an ultimatum by Trump.
Cemex, one of the world's largest cement producers, has not participated in the first round of bids that is currently underway but said it is open to providing quotes to supply the raw materials for Trump's promised border wall.
Arket, which means 'sheet of paper' in Swedish, will cater to a modern-day market with products for men, women, children and the home.