Bloomberg–15 hours ago
But under the Senate plan, retaining the AMT could prevent companies from making use of planned tax breaks related to intellectual property, to spending on new equipment and to research and development. The AMT may fall hardest on technology and utilities companies — though the snag would apply …
U.S. News & World Report–3 hours ago
The tacit endorsement of the event by top U.S. tech executives comes as China introduces strict new rules on censorship and data storage, causing headaches for foreign tech firms permitted to do business in China and signaling that restrictions banning others are unlikely to be lifted any time soon.
U.S. News & World Report–8 hours ago
The two companies join a growing number of global car makers and tech firms leveraging automated driving technology into new mobility services. … The fast-growing “pay-per-ride” market is becoming a battleground between automakers, techfirms such as Alphabet Inc and Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.
New York Times–Dec 3, 2017
… a technology innovator and as an ally of the government. Last year iFlyTek helped prevent the loss of about $75 million in telecommunications fraud by helping the police target scammers, according to The Global Times, a nationalist tabloid controlled by the Communist Party. Its article quotes a Chinese …
U.S. News & World Report–7 hours ago
A 3D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of a displayed YouTube logo in this illustration taken October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Ilustration Reuters. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s YouTube said on Monday it plans to add more people next year to identify inappropriate content as the company responds …
U.S. News & World Report–18 minutes ago
A semiconductor wafer is seen at Tsinghua Unigroup research centre in Beijing, China, February 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Reuters. FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China’s top state silicon chipmaker has indirectly raised its stake in Dialog Semiconductor , whose share price has plummeted on signs …
U.S. News & World Report–19 hours ago
Tech Consortium Flags 40,000 Videos, Images as Extremist Content. Dec. … (Reuters) – A consortium of tech companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter Inc said on Monday a database it created to identify extremist content now contains more than 40,000 videos or images.
Quartz–Dec 4, 2017
Over the next two weeks, Quartz will publish a series of articles exploring carbon-capture technologies from China to California, showcasing an important but poorly understood part of the world’s race to zero emissions. These are stories of staunch environmentalists who take a different approach to solving …
New York Times–12 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Few big technology companies have dared to create online products for boys and girls ages 13 and under. But on Monday, Facebook introduced an app, called Messenger Kids, that is targeted at that age group and asks parents to give their approval so children can message, add …
Bloomberg–Nov 30, 2017
And when I moved to the Bay Area about six years ago as a technology journalist, I was struck by the feeling that this was the only remaining American industry not experiencing an existential crisis. Tech folks tend to be optimistic about what they do and the future in general, and that feeling was contagious.