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Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors

Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:34 pm

Bulgaria detains suspect in cyber attack on its tax agency

Bulgarian police have detained a suspect in a hacking attack on the Balkan country's National Revenue Agency that led to the leak of personal and financial data of millions of people, an interior ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:33 pm

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves

After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:33 pm

How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers

In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:31 pm

Renault forms China electric vehicle venture with JMCG

France's Renault SA said on Wednesday it will invest $145 million in a unit of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) that will allow it to expand its electric vehicle manufacturing footprint in the world's largest auto market.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:26 pm

G7 finance ministers look to rein in tech giants at French meeting

G7 finance ministers will have the growing powers of big digital firms in their sights when they meet on Wednesday outside Paris despite divisions about how best to tax them.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:21 pm

Toyota, China's CATL in partnership for new energy vehicle batteries

Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it had agreed to partner with China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) to supply and further develop batteries for new energy vehicles (NEVs).

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:04 pm

Dialog Semiconductor raises second-quarter profit outlook

Anglo-German chip designer Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday raised its second-quarter earnings outlook, citing strong revenue and gains from a transfer of assets to iPhone maker Apple.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:01 pm

Ericsson second-quarter operating profit matches expectations

Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported on Wednesday a rise in line with expectations in second-quarter operating earnings helped by strong sales growth in North America.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 5:49 pm

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra

Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said.

Source: Reuters: Technology News | 17 Jul 2019 | 5:46 pm

Netflix customer says Visa card charged twice in the same month - warns to check statements

An Auckland Netflix customer says he is furious with the streaming giant after they refused him a refund despite being repeatedly charged twice in the same month and is warning other users to check their bank statements. Mark told...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 1:44 pm

Donald Trump threatens to 'take a look' at Google's China ties

President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten that his administration would "take a look" at Google, opening an investigation into the search giant out of concern that it has been breached by the Chinese government.Trump's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 12:20 pm

'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

The UK Advertising Standards Authority bans a Dyson ad for implying fan is cordless.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 12:06 pm

Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user made available

The Emojis have been released by Apple to represent disabled people better.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 12:05 pm

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 6:10 am

Juventus to be called Piemonte Calcio in Fifa after PES deal

Fifa 20 will be the first game in 25 years not to feature the licence for Serie A champions Juventus.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 3:57 am

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 1:49 am

Daily Stormer founder 'should pay $14m' in damages, judge says

A magistrate recommends Andrew Anglin recompense a Jewish woman over his harassment campaign.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 1:41 am

Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

President Trump tweets he will look into allegations made by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 17 Jul 2019 | 12:48 am

AI solves Rubik's Cube in one second

An AI system teaches itself to solve the Rubik's Cube more quickly than any human.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 16 Jul 2019 | 11:18 pm

Bianca Devins murder images flood Instagram

Instagram is struggling to remove graphic images of the body of a 17-year-old girl.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 16 Jul 2019 | 10:54 pm

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?

May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Source: BBC News - Technology | 16 Jul 2019 | 11:44 am

Twitter says Trump's tweet didn't violate its rules against racism but won't say why

Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when US President Donald Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 16 Jul 2019 | 8:31 am

'Agent Smith' infects 25 million Android devices globally through WhatsApp, Opera and SwiftKey clones

Thousands of Android users may have downloaded the 'Agent Smith' of the mobile world, and the result isn't pretty.The malicious clone apps named after Hugo Weaving's character from The Matrix, have infected up to 25 million Android...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 16 Jul 2019 | 5:00 am

Rocket Lab helping Nasa 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit

New Zealand is set to play a part in the future of spacecraft building, by helping Nasa to 3D-print parts in space.The US space agency will launch experimental spacecraft Archinaut One from Rocket Lab's Mahia Peninsula base.Once...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 15 Jul 2019 | 9:08 am

Quakes, wind, triggers Ruapehu eruption alarm

A combination of earthquakes and strong wind have triggered skifield alarms on Mt Ruapehu today – but operators say there's no cause for concern.GeoNet reported a series of earthquakes around Turangi today, ranging from a magnitude...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 14 Jul 2019 | 3:37 pm

Walmart adds virtual reality to assessment of an employee's potential

For Walmart employees, seeking a promotion within the American company has typically meant undergoing a comprehensive vetting process that included a detailed "paper-based assessment."Combined with in-person interviews, the written...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 14 Jul 2019 | 9:34 am

Voice-powered virtual assistant Alexa saves girlfriend from 'abusive' boyfriend

A US man has been arrested for allegedly abusing his girlfriend after Amazon's Alexa notified police, authorities said.Eduardo Barros, 28, from New Mexico became angered with his unidentified girlfriend on July 2 while house-sitting...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 13 Jul 2019 | 10:07 am

Facebook to be slapped with $7 billion fine for privacy lapses

The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about US$5 billion ($7.4b) for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar with the matter.Facebook and the FTC declined...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 13 Jul 2019 | 8:44 am

Silicon Valley elites arrive at Sun Valley for Allen & Co's annual conference

A slew of the world's rich-listers have descended on a tiny rural town for an exclusive, mysterious annual event dubbed "summer camp for billionaires".Every year, the Allen & Co conference attracts a who's who of tech barons, media...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Technology | 12 Jul 2019 | 12:31 pm















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