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Apple moves deep into Augmented Reality with Akonia Holographics acquisition

Apple has confirmed the acquisition of Akonia Holographics, a Colorado-based startup that manufactures augmented reality (AR) waveguide lenses. The move is a signal that Apple...

‘AutonoMaaS’ cars: Toyota invests $500m in Uber – Apple courting Tesla?

Make way for 'AutonoMaaS' transport, say Toyota and Uber, as they announce a $500 million tie-up. Should Tesla also go the partnership route? Chris...

Microsoft, Amazon roll out Alexa-Cortana unification programme

Users of Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana digital assistants can now access features of the other's technology, said the companies in a joint announcement...

5G: Verizon partners with Apple, Google as commercial stakes rise

5G is emerging as a key commercial battleground as the emphasis shifts from experimental deployments to hard commercial realities, suggest recent announcements in the...

Apple’s record results see it booming in wearables, mobile payments

Despite the widely held belief that Apple is losing ground to Google and has been short of big ideas since the passing of Steve...

China trade tariffs a “tax on consumers”, says Apple CEO

Apple CEO Tim Cook has slammed the escalating trade war between China and the US as a “tax on the consumer”. In an earnings call...

Amazon denies move into network hardware in phonecall to Cisco

Amazon has denied reports that it is planning to manufacture and sell its own network switches – a move that would have pitched the...

Smart speaker market 2.5 times bigger than 2017, says report

Analyst firm Canalys expects the smart speaker market to approach an installed base of 100 million devices by the end of this year, making...

AI bubble set to burst, says critical analyst report

While the hype continues to grow behind enterprise AI deployments and research finds surprising levels of consumer support for the technology, one analyst company...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...

California passes landmark data privacy act. GDPR for USA?

The citizens of Silicon Valley have won round one of a battle against Google and Facebook, as California introduces new state data privacy laws,...

California could force USA to adopt GDPR-style laws today

Editor's note: The legislation referred to in this story has now been passed. To read our latest report on California's new data privacy rules,...
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