LVMH’s Tag Heuer became on Monday the first Swiss watchmaker to offer a “smartwatch” to customers that combines Swiss design with U.S. technology, seeking to tap a growing market for wearable devices amid flagging sales of traditional watches.
Forty years after it was first introduced, and roughly 30 after it became irrelevant, Sony is finally putting Betamax out of its misery.
Google is expanding its Expeditions Pioneer Program, an initiative to help teachers and students use virtual reality in schools around the world. The program is adding new locations in the U.S. — Alexandria, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Washington D.C. — as well as coming to three new countries: Denmark, Singapore, and Canada.
The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it will not seek to impose a requirement on Google, Facebook and other Internet companies that would make it harder for them to track consumers’ online activities.
Faraday Future, a mysterious electric-car maker looking to take on Tesla, said Thursday it plans to invest $1 billion in a new US factory that will produce its first cars in 2017.
Several Volkswagen engineers have admitted manipulating carbon dioxide emissions data because goals set by former Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn were difficult to achieve, Bild am Sonntag reported.
Tepid interest from moviegoers has led Universal to pull the Danny Boyle-helmed film chronicling the life of Apple’s late cofounder from more than 2,000 theaters, leaving the picture on only a few hundred domestic screens. Continue reading