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Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home

Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home

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Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence ...
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Toyota to partner with Chinese AV startup Pony.ai The companies are teaming up on a self-driving pilot project in September on public roads in Beijing and Shanghai, using Lexus RX vehicles and Pony.ai...
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Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange w...
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Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. C...
01:24, 07/31/2019

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19:00, 06/18/2019

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18:48, 09/10/2019

The Roomba i7+ is a step forward for home robots The 2018 release of the Roomba i7+ marked a turning point for iRobot. Finally, the company offered a feature they'd long requested: A vacuum capa...
22:36, 08/03/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could find a home on Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that c...
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21:36, 05/28/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.  ...
09:36, 07/12/2019

At-home blood testing startup Baze rakes in $6 million from Nature’s Way By now, the venture world is wary of blood testing startups offering health data from just a few drops of blood. However, Baze, a Swiss-based personal...
23:24, 08/31/2019

Google open-sources robots.txt parser in push to make Robots Exclusion Protocol an official standard Google wants to turn the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) into an official internet standard -- and it's making its own parser open source to help.Read...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Tiny 'walking' motor could help robots build other robots How do you get better at making more robots? By rethinking how you build the manufacturing robots, apparently. MIT researchers have developed a minu...
00:48, 07/03/2019

Przybylko taps home goal in 84th, Union tie Revs 1-1 Kacper Przybylko tapped in a deflected cross in the 84th minute and the Philadelphia Union tied the New England Revolution 1-1    ...
19:24, 06/26/2019

Lewis volleys home goal in 72nd minute, Rapids tie Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jonathan Lewis volleyed home a goal in the 72nd minute and the Colorado Rapids tied the Philadelphia Union 1-1 on Wednesday night ...
20:00, 05/29/2019

‘A Very Brady Renovation’ turns sitcom home into groovy pad A Very Brady Renovation | Monday, 9 p.m., HGTV Some houses you never forget. The Sopranos’ New Jersey McMansion. Southfork on “Dallas.” And most recen...
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Search for Jennifer Dulos turns to reservoir near estranged hubby’s home Authorities searching for missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos on Wednesday scoured a reservoir about a half-mile away from the home of her estra...
23:36, 07/03/2019

Why are home runs flying in Triple-A? Turns out, all baseballs are not created equal The home run rate in Class AAA has leaped by nearly 50% this year with the leagues using the big-league baseball.       ...
14:24, 05/06/2019

Stricken polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home Visibly weak female bear spotted in Norilsk in northern SiberiaClimate emergency has damaged polar bears’ sea-ice habitatsA starving polar bear has st...
14:00, 06/18/2019

How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving Two sports cars. Both are rear-wheel drive. Both have two doors. Both have the same badge—Toyota. Curiously, neither of them has a Toyota engine. One ...
07:24, 05/16/2019

191,000 Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix cars recalled to fix defective airbags Toyota is recalling about 191,000 Corolla and Matrix cars to fix airbags that may have been damaged because of an earlier recall involving Takata. &#...
00:00, 08/29/2019

Hakim Ziyech goal: Watch Ajax's sensational second goal vs Tottenham in Champions League semi-final Moroccan forward Hakim Ziyech put Ajax within touching distance of the Champions League final with a stunning first half finish in their semi-final cl...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Barcelona 2 Arsenal 1: Late Luis Suarez goal seals Joan Gamper Trophy win after Ainsley Maitland-Niles own goal An extraordinary own-goal from Ainsley Maitland-Niles and a last-minute winner from Luis Suarez saw Barcelona come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in ...
14:36, 08/04/2019

The Pickup Truck for the Next Toyota War Isn't a Toyota At All When it first came out in 2015, we were impressed by how close the SOTV-B managed to dress up as a Toyota Hilux, the pickup truck renowned around the ...
13:12, 07/27/2019

Huawei aims to accelerate AI usage to at least 50% by 2024 At the AI Everything Summit in Dubai this week, Huawei presented a global AI development strategy that aims to help businesses to implement and integr...
01:24, 05/05/2019

PES layoffs accelerate as Philadelphia refinery closes Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions is laying off the majority of its unionized workforce on Tuesday and Wednesday, the union's president said, ahe...
16:36, 08/20/2019

FDA 'stands ready' to accelerate review of e-cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration "stands ready" to start reviewing e-cigarettes amid a teen vaping "epidemic," acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless said ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing t...
02:12, 07/26/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way...
05:36, 06/28/2019

Democrats vow to accelerate Trump probe after Mueller 'victory' Claiming "victory" in two high-profile hearings on Wednesday with former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Democrats in the U.S. House of Represent...
03:36, 07/25/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged co...
10:24, 07/25/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanentl...
21:36, 06/28/2019

Monsoon covers half of India, to accelerate crop sowing India's annual monsoon rains have covered nearly half of the country and conditions are favorable for further advancement into the central and western...
10:24, 06/24/2019

U.S. private payrolls accelerate; weekly jobless claims rise U.S. private employers boosted hiring in August, suggesting the economy continued to grow at a moderate pace despite trade tensions which have stoked ...
06:36, 09/05/2019

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerati...
14:00, 06/14/2019

European heat wave threatens to accelerate Greenland ice melt Weather conditions that brought a heat wave to Europe last week are spreading to the Arctic, where scientists predict they could trigger one of Greenl...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost...
00:12, 06/14/2019

New approach could accelerate efforts to catalogue vast numbers of cells Artistic sketches can be used to capture details of a scene in a simpler image. MIT researchers are now bringing that concept to computational biology...
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Hurricane Dorian evacuations accelerate as storm downgraded to Category 4 Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds a...
10:36, 09/02/2019

Pompeo, Ghani agree to 'accelerate efforts' to end war in Afghanistan: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani agreed that it was time to "accelerate efforts" to end the war in Afghani...
19:48, 07/25/2019

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09:24, 07/25/2019

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12:24, 05/07/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer...
00:36, 05/01/2019

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10:48, 08/05/2019

Powerful Hurricane Dorian hovers over northern Bahamas as evacuations accelerate in US Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds a...
13:12, 09/02/2019

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, accord...
23:00, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.    ...
20:12, 06/17/2019

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13:12, 09/02/2019

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03:48, 09/19/2019

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13:36, 05/30/2019

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15:12, 07/03/2019

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14:24, 09/09/2019

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16:12, 07/14/2019

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07:00, 08/21/2019

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14:24, 08/10/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots c...
21:48, 05/21/2019

MIT’s new AI for robots can ‘feel’ an object just by seeing it Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a brand new AI that can feel objects just by see...
05:00, 06/17/2019

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13:24, 05/31/2019

iRobot 2.0: How the company set itself up for its next-gen robots iRobot launched the Roomba S9 and Braava Jet M6 with plans for a lawn mower on deck. It took a lot of IoT, data science, product design, and cloud to ...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on th...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Will robots take my job? No, but they will break it into tiny bits Robots will take our jobs in name only. They are actually fragmenting them in a way that undermines our ability to find full-time work, warns Annalee ...
03:36, 06/26/2019

Personal robots won’t catch on until they become more than a novelty Last month, another well-funded social robot startup, Anki, closed its doors for good. And it wasn’t the first. In March, Jibo, which had received $73...
10:48, 06/15/2019

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05:00, 06/11/2019

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06:24, 06/18/2019

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21:12, 05/06/2019

Amazon might start using robots to box your orders A few weeks ago, Amazon said it will be at least 10 years before the company is running fully-automated warehouses. But partial automation is already ...
15:12, 05/13/2019

This designer wants to make robots less scary Humans have a weird relationship with robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. We’re simultaneously delighted and appalled by their capa...
09:12, 05/03/2019

How bacteria could improve soft robots E. coli is bad when it contaminates your food, but it can actually be good for robots. Scientists say synthetic bacteria could eventually repair a rob...
16:00, 06/27/2019

The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they’re...
10:24, 04/28/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lo...
02:48, 06/13/2019

These Lego Star Wars Droids Might Be the Toy Robots Everyone's Been Looking For Consumer-focused robots have been having a bit of a hard time in recent years. Just last week, Anki, maker of the adorable Cozmo and Vector bots, was ...
01:24, 05/04/2019

The hardest thing about robots? Teaching them to cope with us Humans are spectacularly weird and unpredictable. Computer scientist Anca Dragan is working on helpful robots that understand how we get things wrong...
16:36, 08/14/2019

Delivery robots will soon be allowed on Washington sidewalks Washington has become the eighth state to greenlight the use of delivery robots on sidewalks and crosswalks. Governor Jay Inslee signed the bill yeste...
07:12, 05/01/2019

Robots are working retail jobs at Walmart now Back in 2017, Walmart launched a pilot project that made some of its old-school brick-and-mortar retail stores seem like futuristic testbeds. The chai...
16:24, 08/30/2019

UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer ro...
19:24, 08/20/2019

Robots may be delivering your Domino's pizza Domino's announced Monday it is teaming with robotics company Nuro for a pilot program in Houston later this year.      ...
08:12, 06/17/2019

The company behind AR battle robots MekaMon is shutting down So long, MekaMon. Reach Robotics, the company behind the customizable and kid-friendly spider robots, is closing its doors. In a LinkedIn blog post, c...
09:36, 09/04/2019

Nazis, Robots, and Rage: The Westworld III Trailer Is Here It feels like we’ve been waiting forever to see what’s next for Westworld and though a brief, tantalizing tease was given a few months back, there’s n...
19:36, 07/20/2019

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with ...
12:12, 07/06/2019

Fiction: Love, Sex and Robots Collide in a New Ian McEwan Novel “Machines Like Me” asks if synthetic humans could spark enlightenment or ease pain — and whether it’s a good idea to invent stuff that could eat your ...
13:24, 05/01/2019

Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring ...
16:00, 08/31/2019

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could i...
04:24, 06/11/2019

| WATCH: Nasa to send flying robots to ISS Two special robots called 'Astrobees' will be sent to space to help astronauts carry out chores and experiments on board the International Space Stati...
13:24, 05/11/2019

Astronauts, not robots, essential to getting answers on the moon The scientific legacy of the Apollo program, including the first manned mission to the moon, is considerable. But there's a lot lunar scientists still...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Jumping ant robots use teamwork to overcome obstacles If you've ever marveled at a team of ants working together to carry a huge morsel of food or navigate around objects, you've seen how effect...
09:24, 07/11/2019

The Big Difference Between Westworld's New Robots and Old Ones Isn't Just Skin Deep Westworld isn’t due back until 2020, and we’ll definitely be getting more details Saturday when it takes over Comic Con’s Hall H (of which we’ll be in...
14:24, 07/18/2019

Want to build robots and invent stuff? Here's where to start Ever wanted to design and build machines instead of buying them? Start here, with Hannah Joshua’s 10-part series that aims to give you all the skills ...
07:24, 05/06/2019

Purdue University Welcomes Robots on Campus Students from Purdue are still trying to find their way around campus and now they are not alone. Purdue will introduce about 30 new 2 feet tall deliv...
16:24, 09/16/2019

Why robots will soon be picking soft fruits and salad It takes a certain nimbleness to pick a strawberry or a salad. While crops like wheat and potatoes have been harvested mechanically for decades, many ...
01:24, 09/06/2019

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human worke...
05:36, 07/05/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could go to Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could b...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, ki...
23:36, 07/04/2019

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots the...
12:48, 07/15/2019

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery...
10:36, 06/14/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing comp...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Starship's delivery robots now serve Purdue University Starship's delivery robots have reached their largest school campus yet. Purdue students at the university's West Lafayette campus now have...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Than...
08:12, 06/02/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted livin...
19:24, 08/23/2019

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car p...
22:48, 06/10/2019

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. Th...
00:12, 06/11/2019

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more posi...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated ...
08:12, 05/02/2019

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read Mo...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Rise of robots could eliminate 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030 The rise of robots, artificial intelligence, energy storage, automation and machine learning could eliminate 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, a ...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Mos...
02:36, 05/17/2019

Bike and Snake: Meet the robots that will keep Norway's gas flowing A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four meter snake-like machine are among the new tools that Norway, Europe's second-largest gas exp...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to ...
16:00, 08/08/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of...
23:36, 07/11/2019

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that totally proves your argument falls directly into your lap approximately three days after you need it to.Read ...
13:24, 06/06/2019

Anki, Maker of Adorable Robots That Don't Do All That Much, Abruptly Shuts Down Robotics company Anki, the manufacturer of an adorable line of tiny home robots like Cozmo and its bigger brother, the $250 Vector, has unexpectedly a...
23:12, 04/29/2019

Robots To Take Over 20 Million Jobs, Worsening Inequality: Study Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting...
22:48, 06/25/2019

5 of the smartest people in AI teamed up to make awesome robots An all-star team consisting of five of the brightest minds in AI today revealed the launch of Robust.AI, a new startup devoted to revolutionizing the ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Japan under pressure to join campaign against killer robots Activists against the development of robots that would select and attack targets without any human input accuse the US and Russia of frustrating inter...
07:36, 09/10/2019

Postmates will test delivery robots on San Francisco sidewalks San Franciscans might soon see Postmates' cute delivery robot rolling down their sidewalks. According to TechCrunch, the food and groceries deliv...
13:12, 08/08/2019

Amazon Now Delivering Packages In Southern California With Scout Robots For much of this year, a fleet of Amazon Scouts, mini tank-like delivery vehicles about the size of a cooler, have traversed residential neighborhoods...
22:00, 08/12/2019

'Things are changing so fast': the benefits and dangers of robots in the UK workplace Politicians, trade unionists and experts have set out to learn more about the new industrial landscape“We are under the threat of closure all the time...
18:36, 06/30/2019

AI Weekly: Amazon’s robots could cut delivery times, but eliminate jobs Amazon's increasing investment in robotics and automation got a lot of attention at its re:MARS conference. What impact might it have on its workforce...
19:24, 06/07/2019

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't...
04:24, 07/17/2019

Robots may take and serve your food order, but won't make it anytime soon, ex-Domino's CEO says People want food to be handmade, but technology will likely continue upending other aspects of the restaurant industry, predicts former Domino's ...
15:36, 09/04/2019

Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable light...
17:48, 08/28/2019

MIT researchers taught robots to link senses like sight and touch MIT researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a predictive AI that allows robots to link multiple sense...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufac...
05:12, 08/10/2019

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innov...
11:12, 07/22/2019

Synthetic fiber 'muscles' could lead to brawny robots and prosthetics Most attempts at giving robots muscles tend to be heavy, slow or both. Scientists might finally have a solution that's both light and nimble, th...
03:36, 07/15/2019

Boxing with giants: Italy's packing robots are not just cardboard cutouts Amazon's new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every ho...
11:12, 06/28/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science pho...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious dise...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Ford wants to use walking robots to help self-driving cars deliver packages Auto giant Ford is teaming up with a robotics company to create an autonomous robot that works with self-driving cars to deliver packages.  ...
06:24, 05/22/2019

Robert Downey Jr. launches a coalition to clean up the earth using AI and robots Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man may have met his end in the Marvel cinematic universe, but the movie star wants to keep doing things that one might assoc...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura ...
05:00, 09/19/2019

Ex-Google worker fears 'killer robots' could cause mass atrocities Engineer who quit over military drone project warns AI might also accidentally start a warA new generation of autonomous weapons or “killer robots” co...
09:48, 09/15/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people ...
15:36, 05/22/2019

Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic a...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots This week, Amazon unveiled a new warehouse robot named Pegasus. The suitcase-sized robot is used to sort packages at dozens of the company's sprawling...
09:36, 06/07/2019

Forget rampant killer robots: AI’s real danger is far more insidious AI isn’t going to crush us underfoot, but it does harbour a threat that makes Terminator look innocent: entrenching human biases and turning them agai...
06:36, 05/30/2019

Google wants to make the 25-year-old robots.txt protocol an internet standard Google‘s main business has been search, and now it wants to make a core part of it an internet standard. The internet giant has outlined plans to turn...
05:36, 07/02/2019

China and the U.S Are Fighting a Major Battle Over Killer Robots and the Future of AI Russia started sabotaging the discussion from the very first session. Throughout the morning of Aug. 21, its diplomats at the United Nations in Geneva...
01:48, 09/14/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics compa...
07:24, 05/01/2019

Young New Yorkers bring robots, and a glimpse of the future, to UN Headquarters Tiny balls moved along a series of automated Lego robots, as young students from New York explained to United Nations staff the inner-workings of simp...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Lionfish being hunted by robots to prevent their takeover of the Atlantic Ocean Experts are now turning to lionfish-hunting robots to help curb the destruction the invasive species has wrought on Atlantic ecosystems.   ...
02:36, 09/11/2019

Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving so...
12:36, 07/18/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically ...
01:36, 05/02/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscl...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Why putting googly eyes on robots makes them inherently less threatening At the start of 2019, supermarket chain Giant Food Stores announced it would begin operating customer assisting robots -- collectively dubbed Marty --...
11:36, 05/22/2019

'Westworld' season 3 trailer shows robots venturing beyond the park HBO has released the first full trailer for Westworld's third season, and it's clear that there's much, much more to see than what you ...
16:48, 07/20/2019

Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site ...
06:24, 05/20/2019

The Westworld Sequel Futureworld Is Low on Killer Robots, But High on Sci-Fi Cheese Futureworld came out in August 1976. The sequel to Michael Crichton’s Westworld—which tweaks the original’s cautionary tale of technology run wild—has...
22:12, 07/29/2019

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away...
03:12, 07/04/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new ...
07:36, 05/01/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Re...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Another AR headset startup closes its doors Augmented reality filters are popping up everywhere -- from the NFL's partnership with Snapchat to YouTube's beauty filters for creators. Bu...
16:36, 09/13/2019

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, la...
23:12, 07/10/2019

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead...
15:36, 08/03/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bag...
12:36, 06/06/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read Mor...
01:12, 05/13/2019

Death’s Head and the Young Avengers blow up killer robots in this exclusive The Young Avengers are hotter than they’ve ever been right now. Kate “Hawkeye” Bishop is slated to make her Marvel Studios debut in next year’s Hawkey...
02:48, 09/13/2019

The robots are definitely coming and will make the world a more unequal place | John Naughton New studies show that the latest wave of automation will make the world’s poor poorer. But big tech will be even richerSo the robots are coming for ou...
02:12, 06/30/2019

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has eme...
03:12, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-Boxing with giants: Italy's packing robots are not just cardboard cutouts Amazon's new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every ho...
18:12, 07/05/2019

This video shows the impressive tech behind robots walking on rough terrain While robots taking a tumble is pretty funny, watching how these humanoid machines figure out how to walk autonomously without falling is absolutely f...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れ...
09:00, 06/11/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had ...
10:12, 05/14/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or sen...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Rat brain offers insights to engineers designing self-navigating cars, robots Scientists have discovered the neural cells that provide rats a detailed map of their surroundings, and researchers suggest the finding could inspire ...
15:12, 07/25/2019

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” huma...
04:36, 07/24/2019

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate chang...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned...
18:36, 05/10/2019

Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars These days, we keep hearing automakers talk about all the partnerships they’re forming for autonomous cars, car sharing, large-scale electrification, ...
20:36, 05/22/2019

Should we worry about the robots and mind-reading apps remaking our world? | Alex Hern Technology is spying on us and machines are developing human voices. But it’s not all a weird cyberpunk dystopiaTechnology changes so fast that our li...
08:12, 08/01/2019

Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the ...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNE...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Amazon’s autonomous robots have started delivering packages in a new location: Southern California After nearly eight months of knowledge-gathering street tests and thousands of successful deliveries, Amazon has announced that its delivery robots ha...
12:12, 08/13/2019

Brave New World: Uncle Sam is taxing robots as companies invest in advanced tech It’s a brave new world for the IRS: taxing robots. Uncle Sam is padding the Treasury with millions of dollars to assess bots at the same time that cor...
09:12, 08/25/2019

Invert Robotics raises $8.8 million for inspection robots that cling to non-metallic surfaces Christchurch, New Zealand-based Invert Robotics, a startup developing climbing robots that can cling to non-metallic surfaces, has raised $8.8 million...
05:24, 05/02/2019

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reas...
12:36, 06/17/2019

Watch: Disney’s new anti-vibration tech maps CGI movements onto actual robots Researchers from Disney have developed software for mapping CGI motion animations to actual robots – without any of the unwanted outcomes of porting v...
12:36, 07/31/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are ...
10:48, 07/27/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the countr...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulato...
07:48, 05/16/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery compa...
09:48, 08/15/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomo...
11:24, 06/11/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the comp...
03:12, 05/07/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of au...
20:00, 06/12/2019

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies ar...
00:24, 09/06/2019

A London startup guide for international founders With new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemingly dead set on steamrolling through Brexit despite the high risk of a no-deal situation, it would...
14:24, 09/10/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a ...
13:24, 07/15/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its app...
10:24, 06/20/2019

Fitness startup Peloton Interactive files for IPO Peloton Interactive Inc, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, on Tuesday filed for an initial public offeri...
21:36, 08/27/2019

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology st...
09:36, 05/30/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally kno...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai In Silicon Valley, it is common for larger companies to acquire struggling startups primarily to hire their engineers, a move known in the industry as...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but foun...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health ...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested...
19:00, 07/19/2019

4 strategic hiring tips for your self-funded startup A startup has to get many things right to be successful. One of the most important ingredients in this recipe for success is hiring. Given the hectic ...
08:12, 09/17/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as R...
13:36, 05/29/2019

Verizon Ventures Prepares for 5G Startup Wave As wireless carriers begin rolling out next-generation 5G network technology and as 5G-enabled smartphones reach consumers, some investors are readyin...
13:36, 09/12/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American sta...
00:00, 06/10/2019

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. Howeve...
09:12, 08/13/2019

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food A new Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in...
11:48, 07/02/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisc...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to fo...
01:24, 09/14/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" ...
04:48, 07/13/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 mln to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Softwa...
07:48, 06/26/2019

The Startup That Manipulated Data to Get a Miracle Drug to Market AveXis had a revolutionary gene therapy for babies with a deadly disease, and sold to Novartis for $8.7 billion. But in its hurry to get the drug appr...
22:36, 09/13/2019

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security rese...
13:24, 06/06/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pac...
10:12, 05/14/2019

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome Inc. is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical p...
13:36, 07/10/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customer...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming one of the startup’s biggest investors and giving it additional firepower aga...
08:48, 05/17/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
17:24, 06/08/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American ri...
15:24, 05/15/2019

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer...
09:48, 06/03/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic R...
14:48, 05/08/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursd...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Te...
12:12, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitness startup Peloton Interactive targets up to $1.33 bln in IPO Peloton Interactive Inc, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, is planning to raise up to $1.33 billion in a...
18:01, 09/10/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraf...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report ...
15:36, 06/07/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contr...
16:24, 06/20/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and ot...
13:24, 06/05/2019

FBI Probes Whether Lab Startup uBiome Used Improper Billing Codes The FBI is examining whether lab-testing startup uBiome used improper billing codes in claims and sought payment for unnecessary tests, tactics that c...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of e...
20:48, 05/08/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and pr...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read Mo...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBa...
08:00, 08/08/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillanc...
01:36, 05/21/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been onl...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, accordi...
10:24, 05/25/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Se...
01:36, 05/24/2019

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platf...
13:24, 07/22/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and ...
09:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of au...
20:12, 06/12/2019

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. N...
18:48, 08/18/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI i...
16:00, 04/28/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thri...
09:12, 05/03/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known...
12:24, 05/23/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is ...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutl...
16:00, 06/13/2019

3 not-so-secret secrets on how to successfully exit for startup founders According to a Silicon Valley Bank survey, more than half of today’s health and tech startups expect to exit via acquisition. All too many founders th...
09:36, 09/18/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup Vungle for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially a...
03:00, 07/16/2019

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my curren...
07:36, 05/30/2019

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.   ...
05:24, 06/20/2019

The cheapest Google Home prices in September 2019: the best Home Mini, Hub and Max deals Google Home prices fall on multiple occasions throughout the year on a range of its devices. That's what our dedicated price comparison technolog...
06:48, 09/12/2019

The best home gadgets: from air purifiers to portable pizza ovens, here's what to buy now for you and your home this summer What's not to love about a portable pizza oven that can turn out 12-inch pizzas every minute? Here's our pick of the best gadgets to buy for you and y...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light ...
15:36, 06/27/2019

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the G...
00:36, 06/03/2019

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioni...
12:24, 05/27/2019

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history i...
12:24, 05/27/2019

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of t...
23:36, 07/20/2019

"Was Detained At Home, Home Minister Lying": Farooq Abdullah Breaks Down National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today contradicted Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment in parliament that he had "neither been detai...
03:36, 08/06/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture cap...
07:12, 05/23/2019

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Israel's TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its funding r...
10:12, 08/21/2019

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a ...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read...
20:00, 08/26/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at bec...
11:36, 04/30/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi...
06:36, 07/13/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufac...
01:24, 06/24/2019

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reute...
22:00, 08/29/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 million to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Softwa...
07:24, 06/26/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing ...
09:36, 07/18/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand ...
09:24, 05/09/2019

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s video startup Quibi loses Janice Min A second top executive of Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form video startup has abruptly left ahead of the company’s launch next year. Jan...
20:24, 09/05/2019

Superhuman: the startup offering a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley firm makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is you...
05:00, 07/12/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s rea...
06:12, 05/01/2019

Chinese startup Xiaohongshu's app pulled from China Android stores Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examin...
05:24, 08/01/2019

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read...
12:36, 08/15/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as pa...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Cryptography startup sues Black Hat conference after getting booed and heckled Tech conferences are usually civil by nature, but one cryptography startup is taking things up a notch by suing organizers of security conference Blac...
09:36, 08/26/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon fu...
05:12, 05/01/2019

New Permian pipeline startup splits WTI Midland market -traders WTI Midland crude prices at Plains All American Pipeline LP's Midland terminal spiked this month compared with barrels traded at Enterprise Products P...
16:24, 08/26/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according t...
09:36, 05/10/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management p...
09:36, 08/05/2019

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he inte...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still do...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Fintech Firm Stripe Climbs Ranks of U.S. Startup Valuations Stripe’s latest funding round values the company at $35 billion, up about 50% from an early 2019 round, putting the financial technology firm above Ai...
11:24, 09/19/2019

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first succe...
02:36, 07/25/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million...
01:12, 06/12/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially availabl...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried ...
07:48, 08/20/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read M...
13:24, 06/05/2019

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they p...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female n...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC got a big boost from one of its investors on Thursday when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000...
10:48, 09/19/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reli...
08:24, 05/24/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four ...
20:48, 09/08/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to a...
23:00, 06/03/2019

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, l...
02:36, 09/11/2019

Wellness Startup's Generic Viagra Ads Flout Facebook Rules Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required b...
20:00, 07/01/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded fir...
01:24, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Afri...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Frida...
14:24, 07/24/2019

An inside look on how home improvement giants Lowe's and Home Depot are battening down the hatches for Hurricane Dorian (LOW, HD) Courtesy of Lowe's Hurricane Dorian is bearing down on the southeastern United States this weekend. Home Depot and Lowe's both run emergency command ...
22:12, 08/31/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: how your home makeover project could win you £1,000 worth of prizes Entries for the Evening Standard Home Design Awards are now open. We're asking creative home improvers to share with us their bold and imaginative mak...
02:48, 05/03/2019

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland ligh...
22:48, 06/02/2019

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes. &#...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Aces All-Star Liz Cambage has found her home away from home in Las Vegas Liz Cambage relishes the opportunity to play in a still-new WNBA city with a team that's in contention for a title. Yet part of her longs for adventur...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The G...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Damaged home? Here's how to file your first home insurance claim Kristin Schoeffel accidentally flooded her basement while doing the laundry. Here's what she learned in the process of repairing her home.  ...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reut...
09:24, 08/28/2019

MOVES-Fintech startup TransferWise adds Adyen CFO, former Netflix CFO to its board Money transfer startup TransferWise has appointed Adyen NV Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage and former Netflix Inc CFO David Wells and to its b...
03:24, 07/18/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its onlin...
10:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. court rules startup can access public profile data on LinkedIn In a statement, LinkedIn said it was disappointed with the decision and evaluating its options, and will "fight to protect our members and the informa...
17:36, 09/09/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait,...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Amazon Holds Talks With Indonesian Ride-Hailing Startup Gojek Amazon and Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek have held preliminary talks on a partnership, which could expand the online retail giant's services i...
07:48, 08/28/2019

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a ne...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles,...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a compu...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 [Updated] Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100...
10:48, 09/19/2019

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profi...
08:02, 09/10/2019

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded fir...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as...
09:24, 07/09/2019

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wo...
15:12, 06/02/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Avis enlists Israeli startup to turn rental car data into cash Avis Budget Group Inc has enlisted an Israeli startup to help turn data from its car rental fleet into cash, as more auto industry players look to tap...
09:24, 07/31/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Microsoft Invests $1 Billion in OpenAI, a Startup Co-Founded by Elon Musk Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, a startup co-founded by Elon Musk, forging a partnership intent on creating artificial intelligence that ...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passenge...
01:12, 05/17/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Dona...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Israeli checkout-free technology startup Trigo raises $22 million Trigo, an Israeli-startup whose technology allows customers to automatically check out in grocery stores, said on Monday it raised $22 million in an e...
16:24, 09/16/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and produc...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.  ...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Russian Startup 'Muffin Computer' Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I...
13:24, 09/06/2019

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a ...
08:00, 08/10/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launche...
12:00, 05/06/2019

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a b...
05:12, 05/21/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part o...
19:48, 05/08/2019

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI ...
15:12, 07/24/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others....
07:48, 05/21/2019

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scal...
00:24, 07/15/2019

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom...
17:48, 07/23/2019

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.      ...
07:36, 06/27/2019

11-year-old boy home alone fends off home invasion with a machete MEBANE, N.C. — Authorities say an 11-year-old armed with a machete thwarted a three-person home invasion in North Carolina. The Orange County Sheriff’...
17:12, 06/14/2019

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know ...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of j...
08:36, 06/29/2019

Aussie sports startup Jetson changing the game one data point at a time Jetson Industries has combined electronics and online gaming with traditional sports to collect movement data and provide insights to players, coaches...
02:00, 08/30/2019

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
12:24, 06/13/2019

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility' Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike ...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout fro...
16:24, 06/19/2019

Hold the phone: Startup Dialpad bets voice AI is key to transforming the front office Cloud-based calling systems are merging with tools to reinvent the "front office" of enterprise and the "go-to-market" process of sales and marketing....
02:00, 08/30/2019

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and...
15:12, 06/16/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technol...
03:48, 06/19/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former G...
07:12, 05/23/2019

Freight-Matching Startup Loadsmart Adds $19 Million from Maersk, Ports America Container shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Ports America, the largest terminal operator in the U.S., are investing in a digital freight-book...
09:48, 09/05/2019

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Rea...
03:36, 08/08/2019

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said ...
13:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
12:24, 05/24/2019

Schick razor owner Edgewell plans to buy shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands, plans to buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a ca...
05:48, 05/09/2019

France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the mos...
23:24, 09/17/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation int...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unico...
08:00, 07/17/2019

I Am Not Doing This With You, Toyota Let me tell you what I’m happy to be done with: the rumors, concept cars, prototype drives, spy photos and wild theories about the 2020 Toyota Supra, ...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Toyota C-HR Originally planned for the doomed Scion brand when it debuted in 2017, the C-HR subcompact crossover would be due for a freshening in the second half ...
20:36, 08/02/2019

Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy. Hollis Johnson / Business Insider uBiome filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, after months of challenges and setbacks for the poop-testing startup. Fou...
21:24, 09/04/2019

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said t...
15:36, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the mos...
16:01, 09/17/2019

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on ma...
20:36, 08/21/2019

A Texas Startup Claims To Have Made The Biggest Advancements In Electric Motor Designs In Over A Century Fundamentally, electric motors haven’t changed all that much since they were developed well over a century ago: they’re still electromechanically spin...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other o...
06:36, 06/04/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Rea...
18:36, 06/06/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working ha...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read Mor...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Best home printer 2019: the top printers for home use Welcome to our guide on the best home printers of 2019. If you're looking for the best printer for your household – something that can han...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Toyota Sienna Toyota's popular minivan got a dose of styling and technology updates for the 2018 model year in order to stretch its extended life cycle for a few mo...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Toyota GR Supra It won’t depose the affordable sports car class’s mid-engined elite, but Toyota's reborn Supra brings welcome muscle, character, fun and variety all t...
16:24, 07/23/2019

Toyota Camry Toyota's biggest global seller returns to UK for the first time in 14 years, with all-new design and ULEZ-friendly hybrid power Has the UK missed the...
16:24, 07/23/2019

Toyota Highlander Redesigned onto TNGA, the fourth-generation three-row large crossover is expected to begin arriving in showrooms in December as a 2020 model, with the...
19:24, 08/02/2019

How Toyota got so big and why it wants to be less 'boring' Toyota's revolutionary approach to manufacturing turned it from a tiny Japanese automotive latecomer into one of the biggest car companies in the...
04:12, 08/22/2019

Toyota Supra The 2020 Toyota Supra is the first original product developed by Gazoo Racing Co., which was cleaved off from Toyota in 2017 as an internal subcompany...
08:24, 07/17/2019

Toyota Mirai The low-volume hydrogen fuel cell sedan, the unicorn of Toyota's lineup, will get a freshening for the brand to show off its engineering prowess at th...
01:36, 08/06/2019

Toyota Tacoma The refreshed Tacoma gets larger touch screens and improved audio systems -- all Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa-compatible -- across all...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Toyota 4Runner The aging, Tacoma-based 4Runner has had to fill double duty in Toyota's lineup as a traditional two-row, truck-based midsize SUV while also carrying o...
14:12, 08/02/2019

Toyota Says It's Going All In On EVs While Also Going All In On Hydrogen Somehow Toyota wants to get you into an electric vehicle faster, GM may be putting controls in their autonomous vehicles after all, the Tesla stock roller coa...
07:36, 06/07/2019

What the Toyota RAV4 Gets Right It’s easy for enthusiasts to dismiss the Toyota RAV4. After all, it’s a crossover and there are approximately a billion of the things inhabiting this ...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Toyota RAV4 The most anticipated TNGA transformation since the Camry arrives in December as the 2019 RAV4 in its regular gasoline version, with a rugged Adventure...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Progress Isn’t The Goal NASCAR has a problem. Not the attendance struggles or the fight to stay enticing in a world of ball sports with elimination playoffs, or the fact that...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Food tech startup Strong Roots raises $18 million for vegetable-based frozen products Strong Roots, a U.K.-based technology company developing frozen natural health foods, announced that it's raised $18.3 million in venture capital.Read...
14:48, 09/10/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspi...
01:36, 05/25/2019

E-scooter startup Spin will place dozens of solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designa...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Toyota unveils next EV concepts Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behi...
06:48, 06/16/2019

Toyota Land Cruiser Toyota is adding a 60th anniversary edition for the iconic Land Cruiser's 2020 model year. Unlike the standard three-row Land Cruiser, the Heritage Ed...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Toyota Isn't Quitting on the Prius Just Yet Toyota isn’t ready to call it quits on the Prius, Nissan is getting possessive about its technology and Mitsubishi’s woes about a potential merger. Al...
07:00, 06/03/2019

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Can Almost Do It All Few things are more ubiquitous and common on American roads than power lines, gas stations and the Toyota RAV4. In fact, Toyota managed to sell just s...
11:00, 07/17/2019

At Toyota, ‘it's not that easy' being a Toyoda Ten years into his tenure, the auto giant's third-generation president is finally feeling the pressure of his ancestors and getting personal about his...
01:24, 06/03/2019

Toyota Yaris sedan Unrelated to the hatchback version, the Yaris sedan gets a mild freshening this fall for the 2019 model year, with a new grille, fog lights on some tr...
10:24, 07/17/2019

Toyota Bows to SUV-Mania Toyota has a new SUV in the works, Fiat Chrysler is dumping money into an electric 500, Volkswagen has plans for its Beetle plant in Mexico, and Tesla...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Of Course a Toyota Corolla Can Rally If you’ve never paid much attention to the humble Toyota Corolla, then perhaps now is the time to start. The Toyota has a reputation for being the sen...
13:12, 06/24/2019

Toyota Yaris hatchback With its last freshening in 2018, the Yaris subcompact sedan, a reskinned Mazda2, is likely to soldier on in the lineup until 2022, when a decision is...
14:12, 08/02/2019

Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal On February 28, 25-year-old bike messenger Aurilla Lawrence was killed by a truck driver in Brooklyn. After killing her, the truck driver did not stop...
03:24, 08/21/2019

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan. ...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. ...
15:48, 06/02/2019

At $3,750, Could This 1988 Toyota MR2 “Project” Have You Projecting What You Might Do With It? A good descriptor for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe MR2 might be “bedraggled,” as it presents as rough around all of its edges. Let’s see if its pr...
06:00, 05/08/2019

I Am Dumbfounded by the Absurdity of This 1,000 HP Toyota Hilux Rat Rod Josh Mazerolle’s truck is a 1977 Toyota Hilux (cool) with an LS V8 (whoa) twin-turbocharged (what?) to “about 1,000 wheel horsepower” (!) and the buil...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Spa WEC: Alonso puts #8 Toyota on top in wet second practice Fernando Alonso topped the times for Toyota in a rain-affected second free practice session ahead of this weekend's Spa round of the World Endurance C...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Why The Toyota Camry Is Still The Gold Standard The Toyota Camry is, for lack of a better term, the gold standard of mid-sized sedans. They are freaking everywhere. If a day goes by where I don’t se...
03:24, 08/21/2019

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit th...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Toyota to phase in new safety features One will shut off the engine if left idling too long and the other will help prevent the vehicle from rolling away if the driver exits without shiftin...
21:48, 06/16/2019

People Are Already Renting Out Their Toyota Supras If I know anything about hype, it’s that there will always be a slew of people following right behind it, trying to profit. The 2020 Toyota Supra is p...
04:48, 08/28/2019

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than prod...
07:48, 07/10/2019

Toyota's Domestic Sales Down By 7% In May 2019 Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced its sales figure for the month of May and it has sold a total of 12,138 units in the domestic market, which was a de-...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Upcoming Toyota Glanza: Things We Know So Far Toyota India is all set to launch its newest hatchback, Toyota Glanza, in India in the coming months. Here are things that we already know about the u...
06:24, 04/29/2019