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  • 'Crypto hangover' hammers Nvidia's outlook, shares drop 17 percent
    Chip designer Nvidia Corp on Thursday forecast disappointing sales for the holiday quarter, pinning the blame on unsold chips piling up with distributors and retailers after the evaporation of the cryptocurrency mining boom. ... Read more »
  • Facebook defends Russia response, updates plan to curb misbehavior
    Facebook Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended his response to Russian election meddling on the world's largest social media network and issued a new plan aimed at stifling misbehavior while maintaining a vibrant hub for online speech. ... Read more »
  • Silicon eyed as way to boost electric car battery potential
    The race to build a better electric car battery is turning to silicon, with several companies working to engineer types of the material that can boost driving range and cut production costs. ... Read more »
  • Ford CEO open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW
    Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the company was open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG was a "delicate dance." ... Read more »
  • A slew of electric truck plans may deliver the goods for China's EV ambitions
    Having just broken ground for a new factory in the southern Chinese province of Hunan, the head of electric car startup Singulato Motors has grand plans: build up to 50,000 electric vans per year and ride the crest of a wave for e-truck demand in China. ... Read more »
  • Dell sweetens tracking stock offer, Icahn drops opposition
    Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware to $23.9 billion from $21.7 billion, prompting billionaire investor Carl Icahn to abandon his campaign to scupper the deal. ... Read more »
  • Tesla slashes prices on home solar systems to spur sales
    Tesla Inc has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters on Thursday. ... Read more »
  • U.S. senator to query Facebook about report on treatment of critics
    A Democratic U.S. senator said on Thursday she will ask Facebook Inc and the Justice Department about a media report that the company hired an outside firm to attack critics, warning that such action could raise campaign finance issues. ... Read more »
  • SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids get U.S. nod to expand satellite internet
    WASHINGTON (Reuters - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk's Space X, Telesat Canada [PSPENC.UL] and two other companies to roll out new satellite-based broadband services. ... Read more »
  • Ex-Bosch engineers aim to strengthen self-driving car software
    A company formed by two longtime self-driving car engineers is seeking to make the open-source software that powers many experimental self-driving cars safe and reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles. ... Read more »
  • Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices
    true Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C. ... Read more »
  • Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development
    true Inc said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC. ... Read more »
  • Tesla to deliver new Model 3 orders by year end
    Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Thursday that Model 3s ordered in the United States by the end of this month will be delivered by Dec. 31, as the electric carmaker tries to take advantage of tax breaks. ... Read more »
  • Orange's CFO sees opportunity in H1 2019 for French market consolidation
    The French telecoms industry may have an opportunity in the first half of 2019 to cut the number of operators to three from four, once a process to reallocate radio frequency bands is completed at the end of the year, an Orange executive said on Thursday. ... Read more »
  • Face off: Realistic masks made in Japan find demand from tech, car companies
    Super-realistic face masks made by a tiny company in rural Japan are in demand from the domestic tech and entertainment industries and from countries as far away as Saudi Arabia. ... Read more »
  • France hopes to lure crypto-issuers with Gallic stamp of approval
    With hundreds of cryptocurrencies being issued every month, countries face a choice: ban them, leave them unregulated, or come up with rules to tame them. ... Read more »
  • Playing catch-up, Germany throws money at AI
    Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture about it, as it seeks to close a digital technology gap with other leading economies. ... Read more »
  • Apple supplier AMS cuts forecast, indicating poor iPhone demand
    Austria's AMS , which makes facial recognition technology, became the latest Apple supplier to cut its revenue forecast, adding to growing evidence that the latest iPhones are not selling well. ... Read more »
  • Liberty Global 'not desperate' to sell Swiss business: CFO
    Cable operator Liberty Global is investing to strengthen its Swiss UPC video offering so it could stand alone if a strategic partner isn't found, CFO Charlie Bracken said on Thursday. ... Read more »
  • Airspace Technologies raises $20 million as investors pile into logistics startups
    The latest startup aiming to bring new technology to the business of moving around cargo has raised $20 million in fresh funding, bolstering an already record year of fundraising for companies in the shipping and logistics sector. ... Read more »