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Google and Facebook to pay Australian media companies for using content

Australia is in the process of forcing Google and Facebook, the digital giants, to pay local media companies for using their news content. The Federal Government has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - ACCC to develop a code of...

How bad COVID-19 has hit the tech industry

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 so far has a devastating impact on the U.S. and many other state's economies. As all the affected countries are trying to stem the spread of the virus, life seems to be slowly grinding to a halt....

Amazon is hiring for 100,000 positions to support its services with an unprecedented increase in demand amid Coronavirus

Amazon plans to hire more than 100,000 workers to assist in online deliveries in the USA, the UK, and many countries in the EU. Besides hiring, Amazon announced it will increase pay, through April, in the USA by $2 per hour,...

Apple fined a record $1.2 billion by the French competition authority

Apple is fined for 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Monday by France's antitrust authority "Autorite de la concurrence" for being guilty of creating a cartel within its distribution network. Apple distributors, Tech Data and Ingram Micro were also sanctioned for...

Amazon employee tests positive for coronavirus – in Seattle and Italy

Amazon has confirmed an employee in Seattle is tested a positive coronavirus. "The employee went home feeling unwell on Tuesday, February 25 and has not entered Amazon offices since that time," an official email said. The online tech...

Foxconn expects to bring workers back to work by the end of March

Foxconn is bringing its workers back to work to resume the normal production in China by the end of March. More than half of the workforce has already started working following the coronavirus outbreak.  The Taiwanese firm, Foxconn,...

Toyota invests $400 million in Pony.ai for Level 4 autonomous cars

Pony.ai, an autonomous driving startup based in China, has received a total of $462 million in the latest funding round, led by Toyota Motor Corporation. The largest Japanese automaker has funded $400 million into Pony.ai, followed by Sequoia, KUNLUN, IDG Captial, and ClearVue...

Snap announces the third cohort of Yellow Accelerator Program

Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat, has launched the third cohort of its Yellow accelerator program. The program, debuted in 2018, was started to bring in creative minds and entrepreneurs to build great media companies for the next generation. 

MWC 2020 is canceled as tech companies back off over coronavirus

MWC 2020 organizers, GSMA, announced that the Mobile World Conference is not going to happen this year. After that, several tech companies declared they would not be attending the annual trade show due to coronavirus, the association has officially canceled the show on...

Companies are pulling out of MWC 2020 amid coronavirus concern

Earlier this month, many telecom and tech companies dropped their plans to exhibit in the Mobile World Congress, which is going to be held in Barcelona. The drop out lists continues to long as the fear of coronavirus outbreak by the GSMA....

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Is it the right time to say goodbye to the traditional fossil fuel car models and welcome eco-friendly electric cars? Well, yes. At first, people were resistant to...