Qualcomm Lays Off 1,500 Employees In California: Report

Qualcomm has reportedly begun to lay off approximately 1,500 employees at the company’s San Diego, California-based headquarters as part of a broader move to cut costs by $1 billion amid shareholder pressure, recent reports suggest, though it remains unclear what positions are being vacated. It is also worth pointing out that the figure is just […]

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Amazon Testing Alexa-Powered Echo Speakers Built For Cars

Amazon is reportedly experimenting with a number of Echo smart speakers purpose-built for cars, recent reports indicate. The online retail giant is said to be planning to release such smart speakers worldwide sometime this year after launching a beta test for the devices in India in February, with one industry source working at Amazon claiming […]

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Spotify To Announce Changes To Its Mobile App On April 24

Spotify has begun distributing invites to an event set to occur on April 24, during which the company is expected to unveil new features for its mobile app and other announcements. According to a new report by The Verge, among the top executives who are likely to make presentations include the company’s head of research […]

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New Legislation Aims To Create A National Commission On AI

A U.S. lawmaker has proposed a new bill that seeks to establish a national security commission on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be tasked with submitting a comprehensive AI report to the President of the United States next year, assuming the legislation passes into law. New York Representative Elise Stefanik authored H.R. 5356, also known as the […]

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New Legislation Aims To Create A National Commission On AI

A U.S. lawmaker has proposed a new bill that seeks to establish a national security commission on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be tasked with submitting a comprehensive AI report to the President of the United States next year, assuming the legislation passes into law. New York Representative Elise Stefanik authored H.R. 5356, also known as the […]

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New Legislation Aims To Create A National Commission On AI

A U.S. lawmaker has proposed a new bill that seeks to establish a national security commission on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be tasked with submitting a comprehensive AI report to the President of the United States next year, assuming the legislation passes into law. New York Representative Elise Stefanik authored H.R. 5356, also known as the […]

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Qualcomm’s NXP Acquisition Bid Stalled By China Anew

China’s regulatory process is reportedly causing a delay to Qualcomm’s bid to purchase NXP Semiconductors for a potential amount of $44 billion as well as Toshiba’s proposal to sell its chip business to a Bain Capital-led consortium for $19 billion, recent reports suggest. It is understood that the turbulent trade relationship between the United States […]

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Oath Now Serves Users Targeted Ads Based On Email Content

Oath has recently revised its privacy policy statement to reflect the Verizon-owned company’s ability to decide on what ads to serve to a specific user based on the email and SMS content sent and received by that individual. It’s worth noting that Oath is comprised of AOL and Yahoo Mail. The communication media firm says […]

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Waymo Asks For California’s Nod For Its Self-Driving Tests

Waymo seeks to expand its self-driving vehicle testing initiatives to California after the Alphabet-owned company applied for a permit with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles to operate experimental driverless cars in the area. According to a new report from San Francisco Chronicle, which cites sources briefed on the company’s plans, Waymo will begin the road […]

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WhatsApp Wants Its Users To Know That Their Data Is Safe

WhatsApp has added a new section to its Frequently Asked Questions page that gives users the assurance that their messages and calls are protected by an end-to-end encryption tool. The security solution specifically refers to the encryption applied to calls and messages sent to a business. Nevertheless, it’s no secret that WhatsApp began implementing the end-to-end […]

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