Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration (NHTSA) that it … Read more

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video … Read more

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

Adobe builds collaborative design muscle with $20 bln deal for Figma

Adobe builds collaborative design muscle with  bln deal for Figma

Adobe logo is seen on smartphone in this illustration taken June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Adobe Inc will buy startup Figma for about $20 billion in its biggest deal, the Photoshop maker said on Thursday, bulking up on applications that support online … Read more

Tesla is sued by drivers over alleged false Autopilot, Full Self-Driving claims

Tesla is sued by drivers over alleged false Autopilot, Full Self-Driving claims

The logo of car manufacturer Tesla is seen at a dealership in London, Britain, May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) was sued on Wednesday in a proposed class action accusing Elon Musk’s electric car company of misleading the public … Read more

Traffic, water shortages, now floods: the slow death of India’s tech hub?

Traffic, water shortages, now floods: the slow death of India’s tech hub?

Much of Bengaluru submerged in recent flooding Residents forced to wade through waist-deep water Disruptions raise questions about city’s future as tech hub Authorities vow to act, but extreme weather may complicate plans BENGALURU, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Harish Pullanoor spent his weekends in the late 1980s tramping around the marshes and ponds of Yemalur, … Read more

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court fined it 4.125 billion euros ($4.13 billion) for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals, offering a precedent for other regulators to ratchet up pressure. … Read more

Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

A representations of cryptocurrency Ethereum is seen in front of a stock graph and U.S. dollar in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, will soon undergo a major … Read more