Fight for Robo-taxis

US car sales could strink from more than 17m last year to just 11.5m by 2025, about the same level seen in 2008-09 which caused GM and Chrysler to go Bankrupt and Ford to suffer a £11.2bn ($14.6bn) loss. GM after celebrating the world’s largest carmaker for the 76th straight year in 2007 on £19.25bn…

There was time when you searched Google, but now Google searches you

In Zuboff ‘s view Google’s original aim of making all the world’s information accessible mutated into a ruthless domineering to make money by exploiting and modifying human behaviour, by serving up ads to users just when they are most susceptible to persuasion and generating wants they did not know they had. Google is following a…

Google  pays $550m for JD.com

JD.com a Chinese second largest e-commerce group is bought by Google for $550m, a deal for a less than 1 per cent stake is the latest step in a China Strategy whose core search engine has been effectively blocked in China since 2010. JD.com initially will offer its merchandise over Google’s shopping site before branching…

Google’s essential .app domain

Are you an app developer and the incredible importance of mobile apps in all areas of our life, even to communicate and measure our running or workout.  With the new top-level domain app developers, cam professionally promote their app via an associated website. With a website featuring a .app domain, you create a central point…

Google’s Tez app rolled out for mobile payments

Google is preparing to expand Tez , the mobile payments platform that it successfully launched in India in September 2017. Tez, the mobile payment app giving a unified payments interface developed by the National Payments Corporation of India launched on September 19, 2017 for Android and iOS and Microsoft Windows. It is popular because you…

Google acquires Redux

Alphabet’s Google acquired Redux, in August 2017, a firm that uses vibrations to turn displays into speaker. Redux which raised $5 million in March 2017, a funding backed by Arie Capital. Redux creates products and bespoke systems that enable high-resolution haptic feedback and speaker less surround audio as it eliminates the need for small speakers…

100, 000 people in Puerto Rico connected to internet via Project Loon

Seven weeks after hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, in late September 2017, the island has struggled to repair power lines, water pumps, cell phone towers, roads and bridges. The electrical system and power provider Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority was bankrupt going into the disaster, despite that they have managed to reconnect 40 per cent…