Fresh off the $15 billion sale of his autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye to Intel, Amnon Shashua’s next start-up, OrCam, uses similar computer vision technology to help the visually impaired. Laura Frykberg reports Continue reading
Google apologises for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pull advertising for British markets from Google sites.
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United States tech company, Airbnb, hopes to maintain its rapid rate of growth in Africa this year and double its customer numbers to 1.5 million.
Trump supporters held ‘Spirit of America’ rallies in 28 states Saturday, mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the U.S. Commander in Chief – marred, mostly notably, by brawls in the famously liberal city of Berkeley, California. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading
An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday. Edward Baran reports. Continue reading
Onstage Oscars gaffe by PWC prompts an apology, but analysts say it’s unlikely to impact the firm’s account with the Academy long term.
Japan’s SoftBank is close to making an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork expected to be worth over $3 billion, according to CNBC. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
LG expects the new water resistant G6 to stand out from Chinese competition.
Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading