Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

[ad_1] Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products at an event Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price—$5 a month beginning on Nov. 1. Walt Disney Co. is launching […]

China's Geely takes stake in German 'flying taxi' firm Volocopter

[ad_1] German “flying taxi” developer Volocopter said Monday it had raised 50 million euros ($55.1 million) from investors including automaker Geely, risking a revived debate about Chinese investments in EU firms. “The new funds will be used towards bringing the VoloCity aircraft to commercial launch within the next three years,” Volocopter said in a statement. […]

AI Aristo takes science test, emerges multiple-choice superstar

[ad_1] Credit: aristo Aristo has passed an American eighth grade science test. If you are told Aristo is an earnest kid who loves to read all he can about Faraday and plays the drums you will say so what, big deal. Aristo, though, is an artificial intelligence program and scientists would like the world to […]

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market

[ad_1] An abysmal performance by Google further helped Baidu. The company shipped 4.3 million Home and Nest-branded devices in Q2 2019, down from 5.4 million during the same period last year. The drop in shipments represents a 19.8 percent year on year decline for Google. Notably, of the five main companies included in today’s report, […]

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market

[ad_1] An abysmal performance by Google further helped Baidu. The company shipped 4.3 million Home and Nest-branded devices in Q2 2019, down from 5.4 million during the same period last year. The drop in shipments represents a 19.8 percent year on year decline for Google. Notably, of the five main companies included in today’s report, […]

Trump takes aim at automakers that ignored his emissions proposal

[ad_1] US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on August 21 US President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked automakers who ignored his advances and instead reached an agreement with California on future stricter emissions standards. Trump’s administration plans to relax current standards, while California, which is already applying […]