Technology

Amazon’s investments in various AV projects could be the foundation for a bigger move into robotrucking.

he AV company revealed details around a supercomputer it’s using to train its computer vision neural network, which it hopes to use in Level 5 vehicles. Critics warn abandoning radar could come at the expense of safety.

SpaceX expects its constellation of 1,800 Starlink satellites will be able to provide global internet coverage by this fall. Though far ahead of competitors, SpaceX still faces pressure from traditional ISPs and regulators in several countries.

Apple tried going small with last year’s unpopular iPhone 12 mini, but a big-screen affordable model could succeed where the mini failed.

A VR game developer walked back its partnership with Facebook to test in-game targeted ads following furious user blowback. The setback to Oculus’ new business strategy could further push Facebook to embed ads in its own in-house VR content.

New reports suggest TSMC may refocus chip production to prioritize the needs of Apple and carmakers. The potential move illustrates the clear advantage Big Tech has over smaller firms in negotiating with chip fabs.

LAPD officers reportedly acted as Ring brand ambassadors for years, promoting the company’s surveillance tech in exchange for free gadgets and discounts. The discontinued influencer program is among Ring’s many police partnerships further eroding consumer trust and imperiling long-term growth opportunities.

Google's consolidating its health records and Search talent teams into its Fitbit business—this could signal its intent to pair Fitbit with personal health records, giving it enough ammo to catch up to Apple.

The recent boom in EV technology has resulted in destructive lithium mining, which is rapidly depleting lithium reserves to supply batteries for EVs and causing irreparable ecological damage.

The move to integrate ads into VR experiences could help Oculus loosen its dependence on Facebook’s more profitable ventures. The company’s recent VR acquisitions could allow it to create VR content with targeted ads seamlessly built in.

China is increasingly viewing digital data as a national resource critical to GDP growth. New initiatives to increase data flow between private companies and the government exist within China’s broader national strategy prioritizing 5G and blockchain.

We unpack how Khan could push the agency toward increased enforcement and a fundamental reimagining of what constitutes monopolistic behavior.