Facebook, Twitter and Google will all send their top lawyers to testify Nov. 1 in front of congressional committees investigating how Russian state actors used social networks and online platforms to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, according to Bloomberg.
Google is starting what it calls an "AI crash course" of free online tutorials, scripted by its staff, on how to write software that trains computers to translate text, sort images and understand videos, according to Bloomberg.
Vivo, the fast-growing smartphone brand backed by reclusive Chinese billionaire Duan Yongping, will begin selling to Western markets for the first time as it accelerates a global expansion, according to Bloomberg.
Dropbox introduced a new cloud-based file-sharing option for individual business users and a new feature for marketing and creative workers to share projects, seeking to lure more paying customers ahead of an expected public share sale, according to Bloomberg.
Shares of Apple and some of its suppliers fell on signs that demand for the new iPhone 8 models isn’t as strong as anticipated while buyers await the release of the higher-end iPhone X, according to Bloomberg.
SAP shares fell today in early Frankfurt trading despite raising its sales forecast, as third-quarter revenue at Europe’s largest software company slightly missed analyst estimates, according to Bloomberg.
Twitter will tighten rules on issues including hate speech amid a boycott over handling of Rose McGowan’s postings on Harvey Weinstein and criticism of its approach to users who target women with sexual or violent content, according to Bloomberg.
Amazon, eBay and other online marketplaces are failing to take seriously online tax fraud by vendors using their platforms, a panel of U.K. lawmakers said, according to Bloomberg. They have called the companies to work with the government’s tax authority to tackle the problem.
Google unveiled its first internally designed chip for consumer devices, the latest sign of the search engine’s hardware ambitions and a threat to its current semiconductor suppliers, according to Bloomberg.
Ericsson and du, a telecommunications operator based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have partnered to accelerate digitalization in the region by deploying innovative solutions that enable faster introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) services.
Amazon is willing to team up with competitors Apple and Google if it would help improve customers’ experience with its Alexa voice-activated virtual assistant, an executive working on the platform said, according to Bloomberg.
The global race to exploit the potential of the strongest known material, a chemical called graphene, just intensified as two British manufacturers unveiled competing plans to raise funds to bring their products to market, according to Bloomberg.
Alibaba will more than double research and development spending to $15 billion over the next three years to develop next-generation technology, drive its sprawling business and explore moonshot projects that could upend industries, according to Bloomberg.