Qualcomm’s FABRIC System Can Charge Moving Electric Vehicles

Qualcomm’s FABRIC project recently had a successful test run, able to charge a moving electric vehicle on a specially set up test track. The company has been working with partners in the EU on wirelessly charging electric vehicles since 2014, but this test marks the first time that a vehicle was successfully charged wirelessly while moving. […]

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Google Orders 300 Modular Apartments For Employees

Google’s offices in California, especially the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, are in some of the most expensive living areas in the U.S., but Google is trying to attract more employees to live near their workplace by ordering 300 cheap modular apartments for its employees to live in temporarily. The search giant’s employees typically have to […]

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AT&T To Work With Korea Telecom On 5G Development

Korea Telecom executive Lee Dong-myeon recently spoke with AT&T Chief Strategy Officer John Donovan about the two companies working together on the development and rollout of 5G technologies. They met up at Korea Telecom’s Technology and Convergence Center in Seoul, South Korea, but the details of what they spoke about were not revealed as of this writing. […]

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San Francisco Calls For Changes To Ridesharing Industry

San Francisco city authorities are beginning to push for sweeping changes to the ridesharing industry that would affect not just Uber and Lyft, but any similar entity operating within the city. Some of those proposed changes include implementing a 20 cent fee for each ride that would pay back into public services, including roads, for […]

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OCF-Certified LG & Samsung Devices To Soon Be Interoperable

Samsung and LG‘s various appliances and other devices including smartphones will soon be fully compatible and even interoperable, thanks to the two firms’ membership in the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). Certified devices will be able to cooperate and even control one another, where possible. A Samsung phone could be used to control an LG TV, for example, […]

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Waymo’s “Firefly” Prototype Cars Are Being Retired

Waymo has made a post on Medium officially announcing the retirement of its cute, podlike self-driving “Firefly” prototype cars. The point of the vehicles was never mass production, according to the post; rather, the Firefly units were meant to help Waymo to get over many of the more subtle humps of self-driving development right from […]

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Waymo Could Spark Huge Valuation Growth For Alphabet

Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car division, may be a catalyst for serious valuation growth in the very near future. While Alphabet has been a good stock to buy, some analysts are saying that the near-future ambitions and huge lead on the competition that Waymo has could mean that autonomous vehicles stand to add a handsome sum […]

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Nokia Tepid About 5G In Europe, Local Players Disagree

Nokia’s chief technology officer, Hossein Moiin, has stated that carriers and network vendors in Europe may be a bit behind their counterparts in other markets, especially Asia and the US, but local elements Orange and Vodafone, among others, do not seem to share that sentiment. While Moiin feels that investment and development in 5G could use […]

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Analyst: Amazon Could Be The First Firm To Hit $1T Valuation

Amazon may end up becoming the first company to be worth $1 trillion, according to analyst firm L2 founder Scott Galloway. Galloway claims that the United States is saturated with physical retail stores, and Amazon is in a good position to replace a large number of them. While Amazon is exploring rolling out its own brick-and-mortar shops, […]

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Motorola Brazil Sends Out Invites For June 21st Launch Event

Motorola’s Brazil arm is sending out invitations for the launch of a mysterious new smartphone, set to happen on June 21. The device in question was not explicitly revealed, but a photo included with the invites depicts a woman holding a Moto smartphone. The phone in the picture may or may not be the one […]

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