For nearly two decades, venture capitalists in Silicon Valley have been losing interest in the technology that gave the area its name. According to Bloomberg, one startup is convincing them to take another look at silicon.
In IBM CEO Ginni Rometty’s vision of the near future, all businesses will need artificial intelligence to succeed, but software and machines will take jobs away from very few actual humans, according to Bloomberg.
Samsung is upping its $8 billion bet on automotive technology, forming a separate business unit within Harman to house autonomous driving products and plowing $300 million into a new fund investing in startups in the space, according to Bloomberg.
The U.S. government banned all use of Kaspersky Lab software in federal information systems, citing concerns about the Moscow-based security firm’s links to the Russian government and espionage efforts, according to Bloomberg.
Facebook is adding new standards for publishers that are eligible to run ads with their content. According to Bloomberg, they have to be real people, for example, and may be banned for posting false or sensational news.
IBM and Dell EMC announced an agreement to help accelerate cloud adoption by providing Dell 's commercial customers access to VMware solutions on the IBM Cloud. As part of the relationship, IBM has added Dell EMC infrastructure products into their Cloud, and expands VMware solutions.
AMETIC, the Multisectoral Association of Electronics, Information and Communications Technologies, Telecommunications and Digital Content Companies, has recognised SEAT with the 2017 Award for promoting ICT in Spanish business.
The venture capital firm led by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has invested in Entrepreneur First, a London-based hub for startups, alongside Mosaic Ventures and Founders Fund, according to Bloomberg.
China plans to ban trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies on domestic exchanges, dealing another blow to the $150 billion cryptocurrency market after the country outlawed initial coin offerings last week, according to Bloomberg.
Apple will have to wait until at least 2019 to be able to move beyond Samsung for significant alternative supplies of next-generation, organic light-emitting diode screens for iPhones, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
Facebook is offering major record labels and music publishers hundreds of millions of dollars so the users of its social network can legally include songs in videos they upload, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
Uber is under investigation by federal authorities in New York for its alleged use of a spyware program designed to undermine competition for its digital ride-hailing service, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
It’s been more than a year since Pokémon Go took the world by storm, getting people to wander outside and look for virtual monsters with their smartphones. According to Bloomberg, the game became a social phenomenon, with adults and children gathering in parks and public areas to train their Pokémon.
Apple has secured a deal for songs from Warner Music Group, their first agreement with a major label since introducing its on-demand music service two years ago, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse for July, Huawei has surpassed Apple in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei could be on the cards.
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans to sell shares in a Helsinki initial public offering, seeking funds to support its resurgence seven years after releasing its best-selling mobile-game title, according to Bloomberg.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is emerging from an aggressive effort to slim down, reporting stronger-than-projected quarterly sales on healthier demand for servers and storage gear that help run data centers, according to Bloomberg.