DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The futuristic city-state of Dubai announced a deal on Tuesday with Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One to study the potential for building a line linking it to the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi.
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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it is sending fire-resistant packages to its customers in the U.S. as a precaution against possible fires or explosions from Galaxy Note 7s they return to retailers.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Rocket company Blue Origin pulled off a double success Wednesday, coming a step closer to launching people into space.
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics is joining the race to create the smartest digital assistant by acquiring Viv, a Silicon Valley startup launched by the same entrepreneurs who sold Siri to Apple.
NEW YORK — Does your home really need a “smart speaker” that can answer questions, call you an Uber, turn off the lights or play music when you ask? You may be about to find out.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — On a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, “Battlestar Galactica” style.
TORONTO—Shomi announced yesterday it was shutting down at the end of November, two years after the video-on-demand service launched amid hopes of thriving in a hyper-competitive market.
“The business climate and online video marketplace have changed markedly in the last few years,” David Asch, senior vice-president and general manager for Shomi, said in a brief statement.
MONTREAL — A Montreal company is entering the competitive sports bra market by launching a smart technology product specifically targeting female runners.
OMbra contains sensors that read biometric signals such as heart rate, movement and breathing rhythms, which are streamed to an app that coaches runners to obtain optimal results.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung’s recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught fire and exploded may stem from a subtle manufacturing error, but it highlights the challenge electronics makers face in packing ever more battery power into ever thinner phones, while rushing for faster release dates.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Did robots help make your pizza?
If you ordered it from Silicon Valley’s Zume Pizza, the answer is yes.
The startup, which began delivery in April, is using intelligent machines to grab a slice of the multibillion-dollar pizza delivery market.