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Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker6h Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker
Apple had said its HomePod speaker, a response to Amazon’s Echo, would debut this year. Now it won’t be released till early next year.
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Even With Beijing Pushing, Electric Cars Prove Hard to Start6h Updated Even With Beijing Pushing, Electric Cars Prove Hard to Start
Electric vehicles aren’t yet living up to the hype, auto makers in China are finding, as they churn out more EVs than they can sell—even with generous government subsidies—to satisfy Beijing’s directives.
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UK seeks future cyber-security stars7h UK seeks future cyber-security stars
UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap.
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Microsoft’s latest Xbox raises the game7h Microsoft’s latest Xbox raises the game
The impressive Xbox One X hopes to beat Sony in the battle for Christmas sales Its creators claim it is one of the most powerful gaming consoles on Earth. Now the newly launched Xbox One X from Microsoft is after a new accolade – to beat its rival Sony to dominate Christmas wishlists and the hearts of video
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Tesla Unveils an Electric Rival to Semi Trucks8h Updated Tesla Unveils an Electric Rival to Semi Trucks
Aiming to remake a multibillion-dollar industry, the automaker said it would have a semi for sale in two years that would be nearly self-driving.
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Axios Raises $20 Million to Fund Newsroom Expansion10h Updated Axios Raises $20 Million to Fund Newsroom Expansion
The media startup plans to use some of the financing to expand its capacity for data analysis, product development and audience growth, as well as developing new coverage areas and increasing staffing.
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Tesla Reveals Semi Truck With 500-Mile Range, New Roadster Car11h Updated Tesla Reveals Semi Truck With 500-Mile Range, New Roadster Car
Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the company’s first all-electric semitrailer truck and a $200,000 super car, his latest attempt to stir excitement as the company struggles to mass-produce an affordable sedan.
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Apple delays launch of smart speaker14h Apple delays launch of smart speaker
The HomePod will now go on release in early 2018 as the gadget still needs work, said Apple.
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Visibility poor14h Updated Visibility poor
A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.
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Net filters help avoid dodgy domains14h Net filters help avoid dodgy domains
Consumers can get help to spot domains that are known to be used by phishing gangs and cyber-thieves
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Bitcoin breaks $8,000 barrier amid speculation over spin-off15h Bitcoin breaks $8,000 barrier amid speculation over spin-off
One unit of the cryptocurrency now valued at more than six times an ounce of gold, after tenfold increase since start of 2017 The price of the virtual currency
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Reddit CEO Cracks Down on Abusive Content to Protect Users, Attract Advertisers15h Updated Reddit CEO Cracks Down on Abusive Content to Protect Users, Attract Advertisers
Steve Huffman is trying to weed out violent and abusive content from Reddit, and he’s also personally been investigating whether Russian-linked entities used his platform to spread divisive messages. He hasn’t found much yet.
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BuzzFeed Set to Miss Revenue Target, Signaling Turbulence in Media16h Updated BuzzFeed Set to Miss Revenue Target, Signaling Turbulence in Media
Digital publisher BuzzFeed is on track to miss its revenue target for this year by a significant amount, the latest sign that troubles in the online ad business are making it tough for new-media upstarts to live up to lofty expectations.
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Vanu Bose Found Ways to Bring Cellphone Service to Unserved Areas16h Vanu Bose Found Ways to Bring Cellphone Service to Unserved Areas
Vanu Bose while working on his doctoral degree in engineering in 1998 set up his own company to exploit new technology for cellular communications.
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Unilad Facebook account blocked16h Unilad Facebook account blocked
The Facebook account for viral news website Unilad has been deleted.
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17h Tech Tip: Taking Control of the Control Center
Apple has moved some things around in the iOS 11 Control Center, but you can also make changes of your own.
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Stitch Fix Prices Shares at $15 Apiece in IPO17h Updated Stitch Fix Prices Shares at $15 Apiece in IPO
Fashion startup Stitch Fix priced its shares below its target range in its initial public offering due to concerns about competition and long-term growth prospects, according to people familiar with the deal.
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Mike and Nathaniel’s Week in Tech: Everybody Loves Bitcoin17h Mike and Nathaniel’s Week in Tech: Everybody Loves Bitcoin
In this week’s tech newsletter, Mike Isaac and Nathaniel Popper delve into the popularity of Bitcoin, and the new troubles at Twitter.
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Wal-Mart Posts Strongest U.S. Sales in Nearly a Decade19h Updated Wal-Mart Posts Strongest U.S. Sales in Nearly a Decade
The world’s biggest retailer posted its strongest quarterly U.S. sales growth in nearly a decade Thursday, boosted by a big jump in e-commerce and strong store traffic at a time when many traditional retailers are struggling to keep their business growing.
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21h Be very afraid … now robots can do backflips - video
Not content with simply walking or carrying objects, Atlas, made by the robotics firm Boston Dynamics, can now jump across gaps, jump and spin 180°, and – most impressive of all – it can backflip, even using its arms to balance after landing just like a real gymnast
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21h Elon Musk unveils new Tesla Semi electric truck – video
The Tesla CEO makes an entrance in the company’s latest electric vehicle, the Semi, at a launch event in Hawthorne, California. After driving into the arena with a Semi, he asked the audience to look at the trucks for a moment. The goods vehicles are expected to start production in 2019
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Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster21h Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.
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The humanoid robot that can do a backflip22h The humanoid robot that can do a backflip
Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.
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Elon Musk unveils Tesla Semi electric truck24h Elon Musk unveils Tesla Semi electric truck
Electric car specialist Tesla has unveiled a prototype for a truck equipped with a semi-autonomous driving system that it will start producing in 2019.
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Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports car25h Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports car
Using diesel trucks now ‘economic suicide’, says Musk – but questions persist over company’s capacity to meet demand Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s first electric semi-truck on Thursday evening at an event in Los Angeles that also included the surprise reveal of a new Tesla sports car. The new Roadster, which has the same name as the
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Spoiler Alert: Jack Ma Beats Jet Li, but No Hollywood Ending for Alibaba25h Updated Spoiler Alert: Jack Ma Beats Jet Li, but No Hollywood Ending for Alibaba
Alibaba’s Jack Ma is burnishing his fame by starring in a martial-arts film that topped 100 million views online in just a few days. But his internet stardom won’t be enough to rescue his struggling entertainment business, which is losing money and market share.
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