IBM has indicated to senior Global Technology Services management that a third of the global workforce will be “productively redeployed” in 2018 with tens of thousands of personnel “impacted”, The Register's Paul Kunert writes. Here is the link: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/11/ibm_gts_2018_consult/
Google could owe Oracle billions of dollars for using Oracle-owned Java programming code in its Android operating system, writes Susan Decker of Bloomberg Technology. Here is the link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-27/oracle-wins-revival-of-billion-dollar-case-against-google
Atrium has raised $65 million in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz, with Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, Sound Ventures and General Catalyst joining the round, writes Alex Konrad. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2018/09/10/twitch-counder-raises-65-million-atrium/amp/
Ford Europe has put its automotive technology to use solving a big problem that many dog owners face: fireworks, writes Brittany A. Roston. Here is the...
Can robots 'learn' ethical behavior? Researchers want robots to be fitted with black boxes, that record and analyze their actions, especially if there is a lapse. The Guardian's Science editor Ian...
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has lost $60 million worth of company and user funds, writes Catalin Cimpanu. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/zaif-cryptocurrency-exchange-loses-60-million-in-july-hack/
Twitter said it will restrict how users can interact with tweets from world leaders who break its rules, writes Zack Whittaker. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/15/twitter-world-leaders-break-rules/
Orkut Buyukkokten, the founder of the once-popular social network Orkut, is back; Harsh Upadhyay of Entrackr writes. Here is the link: https://entrackr.com/2018/04/orkut-founder-hello-launch-social-media/
Shares of Uber (UBER) fell nearly 11% for the day following a dismal debut Friday, writes Paul R. La Monica. Here is the link: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/13/investing/uber-stock/index.html
The new internal organization will develop most of VW Group's car and cloud-based software, unifying the brands with a VW.OS platform, writes Antuan Goodwin. Here is the link: https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/volkswagen-car-software-division-begins-operation/
Chipmaker Nvidia published a paper on how artificial intelligence can create photorealistic pictures of fake celebrities, James Vincent of Verge writes. Here is the link. You can find the Nvidia paper here.
Amazon is looking to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of online orders as the coronavirus spreads, says the report. Here is the link: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazon-says-it-will-hire-100000-people-to-deal-with-coronavirus-induced-online-shopping/
Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board, just a couple of months before both companies are set to launch their independent streaming services, writes Julia Alexander. Here is the link:...
Don Valentine, a pioneer among venture capitalists who struck it rich with investments in companies including Apple, Cisco, Oracle and Atari, died on Friday, writes Rolfe Winker. Here is the link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/don-valentine-pioneer-investor-who-founded-sequoia-capital-dies-at-87-11572200283
U.S. retailers reported record online sales over Black Friday and Thanksgiving, writes John Bowden of The Hill. Here is the link http://thehill.com/policy/technology/361812-black-friday-online-sales-hit-new-high