Apr 18, 2017 - Google last week paid $29.1 million for 1,210 acres at a private industrial park east of Reno, Nev.—also home to Tesla’s battery “gigafactory”—where it aims eventually to build a data center.
Sep 16, 2017 - Some of the world's richest investors like this group of stocks.
Apr 14, 2017 - Apple secured a permit for autonomous-vehicle testing in California, the clearest sign to date of progress in the company’s efforts to develop self-driving car technology.
Apr 26, 2017 - Uber detailed ambitious plans to take to the skies with flying cars, as the ride-hailing company is reeling from a series of controversies including a lawsuit that could impede its crucial self-driving vehicle initiative.
Apr 19, 2017 - Mark Zuckerberg announced at the annual F8 developers’ conference that Facebook would make its augmented-reality tools, which mix the physical and digital worlds, available to third-parties to create masks, filters and other effects.
Apr 25, 2017 - Apple’s plan for testing autonomous vehicles calls for putting senior engineers—some with NASA experience—in its cars, a move that suggests the company’s technology is still in early phases.
Apr 17, 2017 - GM equipped its new Chevrolet Bolt with a 4G Wi-Fi connection and a 10-inch touchscreen but left out built-in navigation—once considered a must-have feature for many car buyers.
Oct 08, 2018 - Amazon’s Echo device and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home can handle a growing array of tasks. They are also freaking people out, seeming to drop into conversations uninvited or turning on other gadgets at random; ‘things happen.’
Apr 26, 2017 - The president’s rhetoric has been much less negative for the industry than what Silicon Valley had envisioned.
Apr 28, 2017 - Verizon has invested in Renovo Auto, an autonomous-vehicle tech startup best known for turning a vintage DeLorean into a self-driving car.