Uber Freight and Alphabet’s Waymo team up for future autonomous trucks

Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving trucking unit Waymo Via and Uber Technology Inc.'s Freight business has recently announced a long-term strategic agreement that will allow customers to efficiently use autonomous trucks in the future. ....

GM’s Cruise plans to launch driverless taxi services in San Francisco

General Motors (GM) Company and Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit, are reportedly planning to launch a commercial self-driving taxi service in San Francisco. The development comes after the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC....

Apple blocked nearly 1.6 million suspicious apps in the previous year

Apple Inc. announced that its App Store App Review team has blocked more than 343,000 iOS apps for privacy concerns, whereas another 157,000 were banned for deliberately misleading or spamming. Over 34,500 apps were also prevented from bein....

Coinbase announces extension of hiring freeze; revokes some offers

Coinbase has reportedly announced that it will continue its pause on hiring new personnel and rescind some accepted offers from candidates who are yet to join. Two weeks ago, Coinbase, the third-largest crypto exchange platform, slowed d....

CCI to investigate deals between e-commerce giants & online vendors

Amazon and Flipkart, two of India’s largest e-commerce companies, have once again come under the investigation of the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The Indian competition watchdog has initiated a probe over document....

Sony might launch its virtual reality headset PlayStation VR2 in 2023

According to reliable sources, Sony Corporation is expected to start mass-producing its virtual reality headset the PlayStation VR2 and will ship around 1.5 million units during the second half of 2022. The Japanese conglomerate is likely t....

Toyota to become the largest automaker for the third consecutive year

Japan’s Toyota Motor Co. has reportedly sold more than 1 million vehicles in comparison to Germany’s Volkswagen AG and is all set to bear the crown of the world’s largest automaker for the third straight year. While bot....

Amazon to launch new robotics software development center in India

The new center will be in Bengaluru and will support the Amazon International Robotics division. Amazon introduced its first consumer robot called Astro back in 2021. E-commerce behemoth Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a ....

Samsung might cut smartphone production by 30 million units in 2022

South Korean behemoth Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is reportedly looking to reduce its smartphone production by 30 million units in 2022. The apparent cut is expected to impact both medium-budget and premium-budget segments in smartphones o....

Newsletter platform Substack abandons plans to raise Series C round

Five-year-old newsletter platform Substack has reportedly ditched its efforts to secure a Series C round. Credible sources revealed that Substack held talks with potential financiers about securing USD 75 million-USD 100 million at a valuat....