SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook is in talks to buy a solar-powered drone startup in what could lead to making wireless Internet available in regions without online access, according to technology news website TechCrunch.
6 Mar 2014 08:43
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple announced that cars will roll out this year with CarPlay technology making iPhones helpful road-trip companions, complete with Siri sending messages on the driver's behalf.
4 Mar 2014 09:15
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Tablet computer sales soared last year with Android-powered devices dethroning iPads atop a booming global market, according to figures released by Gartner.
4 Mar 2014 09:02
CHICAGO, USA: Brutal winter weather chilled US car sales in February, with General Motors and Ford reporting losses even as rival Chrysler extended a winning streak.
4 Mar 2014 08:29
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: WhatsApp was launched five years ago as a shot at doing to text messaging what Skype had done to telephone calls.
21 Feb 2014 09:46
NEW YORK, USA: Soft-drink manufacturer Coca-Cola reported a dip in fourth-quarter profits after lower-than-expected sales while its outlook for the rest of this year has disappointed analysts.
19 Feb 2014 10:31
NEW YORK, USA: General Motors said it was recalling nearly 780,000 sedans sold in North America for an ignition switch problem that could shut off a moving car's electrical devices, including airbags.
14 Feb 2014 10:02
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amazon has yanked gibberish translations of classic works from the shelves of its online ebooks store.
10 Feb 2014 08:13
WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft said that founder Bill Gates was stepping down as chairman to become a technology adviser to the technology company and that Indian-born Satya Nadella would be Microsoft's new chief executive officer.
5 Feb 2014 10:39
WASHINGTON - All the pieces of the most powerful space telescope ever made are ready for assembly at NASA, the US space agency said on Monday (3 February).
4 Feb 2014 09:39
WASHINGTON, USA: The Google Android system was used on 78.9% of smartphones sold globally in 2013, a survey released on Wednesday, 29 January, showed.
30 Jan 2014 07:33
WASHINGTON - Global sales of tablet computers rose by 50.6% last year, with Apple clinging to the top vendor spot amid strong gains by rivals, a survey released on Wednesday, 29 January, showed.
30 Jan 2014 06:55
NEW YORK, USA: Apple is planning to release two new versions of its iPhones with larger screens this year to meet competition from rival handset makers, the Wall Street Journal reported.
27 Jan 2014 08:21
DETROIT, USA: General Motors said that it sold 9.71m cars last year, beating rival car manufacturer Volkswagen but probably only holding onto second place behind world leader Toyota.
15 Jan 2014 07:29
DETROIT, USA: Volkswagen plans to fill a big hole in its US portfolio by launching a midsized sport utility vehicle in 2016 and will expand its manufacturing presence in the region, the German car manufacturer has announced.
14 Jan 2014 08:52
LAS VEGAS, USA: People wishing to be techno-chic and who have a few thousand dollars to spare can sport outfits that change color on a whim.
10 Jan 2014 05:56
LAS VEGAS, USA: Chinese telecommunicationss company Huawei said it aims to sell 80m smartphones in 2014, as it boosts its brand name worldwide and makes a new push for US consumers.
8 Jan 2014 06:00
LAS VEGAS, USA: LG said that its curved and slightly bendable G-Flex smartphone will be available in the US by April in partnership with telecommunications firms AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
8 Jan 2014 05:42
NEW YORK, USA: Ford announced plans for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, to reduce petrol consumption without drawing electricity from the national electricity grid.
6 Jan 2014 06:07
NEW YORK, USA: Crocs Inc announced that the Blackstone Group is making a $200m investment that will give it preferred stock and a 13% stake in the US-based shoe company.
31 Dec 2013 07:35
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Apple has asked a federal judge to bar US sales of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers in the blockbuster patent case involving the two electronics companies.
30 Dec 2013 06:47
NEW YORK, USA: New York City has voted to extend its strict smoking ban to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), barring them from bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and other public places.
23 Dec 2013 07:37
WASHINGTON, USA: Mozilla has teamed with global partners in a push for open mobile standards as it boosts its efforts to develop smartphones challenging Google and Apple operating systems.
13 Dec 2013 10:35
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony confirmed on Tuesday, 3 December, that it has sold more than 2.1m PlayStation 4 consoles in less than three weeks, as it battles Microsoft and Nintendo for supremacy in the lucrative gaming sector.
4 Dec 2013 06:32
NEW YORK, USA: Ford ordered a recall of nearly 150,000 of its popular Escape vehicle, citing a potential risk of an engine fire.
28 Nov 2013 06:14
WASHINGTON, USA: Fisker Automotive, whose high-end electric cars caught the eye of Justin Bieber and other celebrities, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
26 Nov 2013 07:34
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft says more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time last week.
26 Nov 2013 06:49
WASHINGTON, USA: A US government agency said it was investigating fires in Tesla electric vehicles, as the company ordered modifications aimed at reducing what it called a negligible risk.
20 Nov 2013 07:30
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Internet company Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400m in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies said.
18 Nov 2013 06:04
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Google's new Internet-connected eyewear will have the capacity to play music as specially designed earbuds will be incorporated into the device to deliver high-quality audio from the eyewear.
14 Nov 2013 06:44
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