LONDON (Reuters) – Uber will defend its business model at a British employment tribunal on Wednesday arguing its drivers are self-employed and work the same way as those at long-established local taxi firms, according to a court document.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network complies with a law that requires websites which store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so on Russian servers, Russian news agencies reported on Tues…
(Reuters) – Equifax Inc said on Tuesday its Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith will step down and forgo his annual bonus, a move that came weeks into a mounting crisis at the credit-monitoring firm stemming from a massive data breach.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said it will create a joint venture this year with CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd to operate its payment app in Hong Kong, ending Ant’s solo management of the service.
GROVE, England (Reuters) – A Formula One racing team is employing technology that helps racing drivers survive high speed crashes to create a new device that keeps newborn babies safe during emergency transportation.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A coalition of supporters of self-driving cars said on Tuesday that it will run ads this week in social media and Washington newspapers, in an effort to convince the U.S. Congress to adopt sweeping legislation to boost the nascen…
TOKYO (Reuters) – Western Digital Corp said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba Corp’s prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner.
HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group has taken control of logistics unit Cainiao and pledged to spend 100 billion yuan ($15 billion) over five years to build out a global logistics network, underscoring aggressive expans…
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is raising its stake in logistics affiliate Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd to 51 percent from 47 percent by investing 5.3 billion yuan ($801.21 million), Alibaba said on Tues…
TORONTO (Reuters) – A Toronto artificial intelligence institute set up in March with more than $150 million of public and private funding has named Carnegie Mellon professor Garth Gibson as its first chief executive.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google have little choice but to rein in internet political ads in the face of growing U.S. government pressure, a panel of advertising consultants and executives said on Monday.
(Reuters) – Red Hat Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year forecasts, driven by strong demand for the company’s products that help make the transition to the cloud.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Technology stocks including Facebook , Microsoft and Alphabet dropped sharply on Monday, increasing worries that the top-performing sector is falling out of favor as investors look elsewhere for cheaper opportunities.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission belatedly found out in August, about three months after being confirmed, that hackers breached the regulator’s database of corporate announcements in 2016, according to …
(Reuters) – German automaker Daimler AG’s trucks division said it would test a new technology called “platooning” on U.S. roads, allowing large digitally-connected trucks to save fuel by driving closely together, with one vehicle following the other.
DETROIT (Reuters) – Commercial truck partners Navistar International Corp and Volkswagen AG’s Truck and Bus said on Monday they will launch an electric medium-duty truck in North America by late 2019, and develop common hardware and systems to connect…
DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
LONDON (Reuters) – Global accountancy firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] said on Monday it had been hit in a cyber attack that had compromised the data of a small number of its clients, but gave few details about how its systems had been breached.
(Reuters) – German automaker Daimler AG’s trucks division said it would test on U.S. roads a new technology called “platooning”, which allows large digitally-connected trucks to save fuel by driving close to each other in a row.
LONDON (Reuters) – Global accountancy firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] has been hit by a sophisticated hack that resulted in a breach of confidential information and plans from some of its biggest clients, Britain’s Guardian newspaper said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Uber’s [UBER.UL] new boss Dara Khosrowshahi apologized to Londoners for the taxi app’s mistakes and pledged to make changes as the Silicon Valley firm tries to overturn a decision to strip it of its license in one of its major market…
LONDON (Reuters) – Uber called on Monday for talks with London’s transport regulator as soon as possible and pledged to make improvements in the way it reports serious incidents in a bid to retain its license.
LONDON (Reuters) – Uber said on Monday it was not clear what concerns London’s transport regulator had for stripping it of its license as the taxi app battles to keep operating in one of the world’s wealthiest cities.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms.