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iRobot’s CEO cofounded a non-profit that creates robots designed to vacuum up lionfish

 In an early demo video, the Guardian LF1 bobs around in shallow water, a strange transparent cylinder trailed by cables and sporting a pair of fans underneath. A pair of metal spatula arms extend out front as it cautiously approaches a ornate l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 19th, 2017

FCA increases Q2 operating profit 15%

Fiat Chrysler reported operating profit for the second quarter increased 15 percent compared to last year to $2.19 billion, despite shipments and revenue being roughly the same......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News25 min. ago

Nissan posts 13% drop in Q1 profit on higher expenses, incentives

Nissan posted a 13 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as a rise in marketing and selling expenses, including incentives, offset a rise in global vehicle sales......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

Devialet announces surround sound TV speaker with Sky

 French speaker maker Devialet just announced a brand new speaker in partnership with British broadcasting company Sky. The Sky Soundbox is a single speaker designed for your TV. It’s roughly the size of a gaming console and it is supposed.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

PayPal ties up with one of China"s biggest tech firms, to court China"s ravenous shoppers

As Chinese consumers continue to spend more money online, one of China's biggest tech companies wants to profit from their spending on overseas websites. Baidu, which runs China's biggest search engine, has partnered with PayPal, to allow its users t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

You Can Now Test iOS 11 Third Public Beta

Yesterday, Apple has rolled out the third public beta of iOS 11 so that non-developers can download and test the new operating system before the launch, to be held in fall. This third public beta, according to MacRumours.com, corresponds to the fourt.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Innolux reports NT$12.1 billion in 2Q17 net profit

Innolux has announced consolidated revenues of NT$84.5 billion (US$2.782 billion) and operating income of NT$15.8 billion for the second quarter of 2017. Net profit for the quarter reached NT$12.1 billion or NT$1.22 per share......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Development of service robots lags behind industrial ones, says IEK analyst

Development of service-oriented robots has lagged behind that of industrial robots, according to analyst Johnny Huang for Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) under Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period came to NT$1.04......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

.CA Leads ccTLD Assault on This Week"s Sales Chart - Canadian Domains Take Top Two Spots

For the second week in a row our all extension Top 20 Domain Sales Chart is led by a non .com domain - actually TWO of them - both Canadian .CA domains......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Storage Incumbents Redefine Themselves to Lead in the DX Era

This IDC Market Perspective discusses the industry dynamics propelling storage incumbents' transformation in the DX era. It covers an incumbent (NetApp) CEO's insights and perspective on the industry transformation and how the company is redefining i.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Tesla has announced how to watch its highly anticipated Model 3 event

Just 30 Tesla Model 3 electric sedans will roll off the assembly line and into customer hands on July 28 and virtually all of them will go to Tesla employees. Sounds like the makings of a private, low-key event, but that's not exactly what Tesla CEO.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Facebook’s Profit and Revenue Surge, Despite Company Predictions of a Slowdown

Facebook executives have cautioning investors that the social-networking giant’s growth might start to slow. The latest earnings report suggests that hasn’t happened yet......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world"s workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on teaching new jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Uber’s ex-CEO may defend Levandowski against Waymo’s theft allegations

Ex-Waymo engineer Anthony Levandowski can be called to testify at trial, judge adds. Enlarge / Autodesk VRED Design 2017. (credit: Waymo) SAN FRANCISCO—At a court hearing on Wednesday, US District Judge William Alsup questioned whether Waym.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 0 min. ago

TapMedia Twitter account goes rogue as former employee calls out CEO for sexism

Hell hath no fury like a former social media manager scorned. TapMedia learned that the hard way after a former social media manager took the reigns to the company's Twitter account and blasted the company's CEO, John Meyer, for being sexist. SEE AL.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

Tech Leaders Speak Out Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over President Donald Trump's latest stance on transgendered people in the military. "I am grateful to the tran.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

The Quitting Economy

From an essay on Aeon magazing: [...] The CEO of Me, Inc is a job-quitter for a good reason -- the business world has come to realize that market value is the best measure of value. As a consequence, a career means a string of jobs at different compa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

AMD Surprises Wall Street With Strong Results, Outlook

Strong sales of Ryzen processors and graphics chips lift chip vendor to first non-GAAP profit in three years......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News17 hr. 36 min. ago

Lear Q2 net rises 10% to $312 million

Lear posted a 10 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from growth in seating revenue and higher margins. The supplier reported net income of $311.9 million......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple or Foxconn could be building factories in the US — or maybe not

 President Donald Trump surprised everyone yesterday when he told the Wall Street Journal that Apple CEO Tim Cook told him Apple would build three factories in the U.S. It’s worth quoting Trump on this one: “I spoke to [Tim Cook], he.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago