Tech

‘Three little pigs’: Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in animal brains

‘Three little pigs’: Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in animal brains

Published 29/08/2020

(Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s neuroscience startup Neuralink on Friday unveiled a pig named Gertrude that has had a coin-sized computer chip in its [more…]

Chinese dronemaker DJI makes sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms

Chinese dronemaker DJI makes sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms

Published 17/08/2020

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd has been making sweeping cuts to its global sales and marketing teams as [more…]

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Published 17/08/2020

(Reuters) - Evidence used by the United States to justify the extradition of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is “unreliable and defective” and [more…]

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Published 10/08/2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - When COVID-19 plunged Italy into lockdown, it was decision time at the Verampio power station. The control room, which runs a fleet [more…]

Tired of Zoom calls? Company offers at-home hologram machines

Tired of Zoom calls? Company offers at-home hologram machines

Published 08/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Looking for a new way to communicate during the pandemic? A Los Angeles company has created phone booth-sized machines to beam [more…]

Huawei cuts India revenue target by up to 50%, laying off staff: ET

Huawei cuts India revenue target by up to 50%, laying off staff: ET

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co has cut its India revenue target for 2020 by up to 50% and is laying off more [more…]

Global prospects dim for China’s tech champions as great powers clash

Global prospects dim for China’s tech champions as great powers clash

Published 27/07/2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies’ founder Ren Zhengfei’s global ambitions are marked in bricks and mortar at a new company campus in southern China, where [more…]

Huawei to request UK to delay 5G network removal – The Times

Huawei to request UK to delay 5G network removal – The Times

Published 12/07/2020

(Reuters) - China’s Huawei Technologies has requested a meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to work out a deal to delay its potential removal [more…]

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Published 30/06/2020

TEL AVIV/ZURICH (Reuters) - Israeli start-up Redefine Meat plans to launch 3D printers to produce plant-based steaks mimicking real beef next year in a bid [more…]

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Published 30/06/2020

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash [more…]