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Ford plans to invest an additional $350 million in Michigan plants

Ford will add $350 million in new investments at two Michigan assembly plants of top of previously pledged spending......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsMar 28th, 2017

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination

Earlier this month, Microsoft did something console manufacturers haven't done for many years. It announced key details of its forthcoming Project Scorpio console -- an update to the Xbox One -- via a set of exclusive features on the video game news.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Italian Police Say Amazon Has Evaded $142 Million of Taxes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Milan tax police have told Amazon they believe the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

Surgeon Plans To "Reawaken" Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else"s Skull

Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who plans to perform the world's first human head transplant within the next year, says he is preparing to reawaken cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. "In an interview with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

Nismo"s global expansion could bring performance pickup

Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An anonymous reader writes: "Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those devices to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan," reports Bleeping Computer. Researchers say they've ide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel idea, and has a video to prove it

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging..." Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in December. Now, he is starting to reveal some more concrete plans. The post Elon Musk is serious about his giant tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

 Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news on Facebook Twitter, sparking a one percent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

 Yik Yak cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people to connect with other users withi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

 Druva, CommVault and EMCRubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

MSI to Bundle Intel Optane Memory 16 GB Cache Drives with Select Motherboards

MSI this week announced plans to bundle Intel Optane Memory 16 GB caching drives with select Intel 200-series chipset motherboards. The company claims that the drives will not increase prices of motherboards significantly, but will bring tangible pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Zeta Global Secures $140M to Fuel Growth, More News

Zeta Global is looking to grow, and received an influx of cash this week to do so.  Earlier this week, the New York City-based provider of multichannel campaign management announced its largest funding round to date: $115 million in equity ca.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Ford gets visit from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, in his first trip to Michigan, stopped by Ford's Rouge Complex and helped build an F-150 pickup truck......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Apple Stops Royalties to Q’comm

Qualcomm reduced its quarterly revenue forecast by $500 million, charging that Apple has stopped paying it royalties on mobile devices such as iPhones......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

What General Motors Did To Flint

Before its faucets ran brown, before its residents were poisoned by lead, before it was Murdertown USA, Flint, Michigan was Vehicle City.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in over 100 more countries

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android. Now after launching Messen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Sony Returns to Black on Healthy Chip, Game, Battery Sales

Sony Corp. reported Friday a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago. Tokyo-b.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Google and Facebook Victims of $100 Million Phishing Scam

More than a month after the U.S. Department of Justice charged a Lithuanian man in a $100 million phishing scam against two Internet companies, an investigation by Fortune has confirmed the victims' identities: Google and Facebook. Between 2013 and.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

SiriusXM acquires connected-vehicle services company for $115 million

SiriusXM reached further into connected-vehicle services by completing the acquisition of Automatic Labs for $115 million in cash......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

“Out of his mind” surgeon plans human head transplant, revival of frozen brain

They’re preposterous claims. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero will undertake the first human head transplant later this year in China, the doctor told German magazine Ooom in an article publishe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft"s hardware business takes a hit

Four little words from Microsoft CFO Amy Hood describe the tragic state of Microsoft's mobile experiment: "negligible revenue from phones."Phone sales for the current quarter were bad, falling $730 million from the same period a year ago, Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017