Business > Companies

Google is closer than ever to having all the pieces for a wearables comeback, from a Pixel Watch to Glass 2.0. Here's how it could play out

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

This week, Google announced it is acquiring North, the Canadian startup behind the Focals smart glasses. You might have missed it: Qualcomm also just announced a new chip that...
Read more ...

Amazon's $1.2 billion deal to buy Zoox shows just how hard building a self-driving car still is -and why even more startups could become buyout targets

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon's deal to buy self-driving car startup Zoox could foreshadow more deals to come. Autonomous vehicle technology is proving to be much harder to develop than early...
Read more ...

Amateur day traders had a field day with Hertz. Now, Morgan Stanley says Avis stock could be next and skyrocket 65%

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

After Hertz filed for bankruptcy, its stock became a playground for day traders hoping to capitalize on the volatility. The company's lawyers even cited the gains as reason to...
Read more ...

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 13 stocks that are poised to crush the market within the next 2 weeks as earnings season gets underway

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs says stock liquidity remains historically low, and companies that stand out from their less liquid peers have been outperforming the market. Strategist Vishal...
Read more ...

4 times that major tech companies, from Apple to Google and Amazon, tried and failed to break into video games

56 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Despite decades of trying, most major tech companies have thus far failed to compete in the video game market. From Amazon's Fire TV debacle to Google's ongoing Stadia...
Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Lithuanian delivery startup Ziticity used to raise $2.5 million during coronavirus

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Lithuanian delivery startup Ziticity used to raise $2.5 million during coronavirus

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Lithuanian delivery startup Ziticity has raised 2.2 million euros in a seed funding round. The startup specializes in last-mile deliveries and wants to help smaller, local...
Read more ...

This $100 million startup born out of Alphabet's secretive X lab and backed by Comcast wants to dig a hole in your yard that could save you more than $2,000 a year on energy bills

This $100 million startup born out of Alphabet's secretive X lab and backed by Comcast wants to dig a hole in your yard that could save you more than $2,000 a year on energy bills

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Geothermal energy can save homeowners money on their utility bills, but historically it's been really expensive to install. Dandelion Energy, a startup that spun out of...
Read more ...

Costco cuts back on the senior shopping hours it introduced at the start of the COVID-19 lockdown

57 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Costco is reducing its daily senior shopping hours to twice a week from July 13. It introduced the hours to its US stores at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic so that elderly...
Read more ...

Capita Consulting ditches more than a quarter of its workforce 45 days after consultations with consultants

2 hours ago   |   The Register

100 people have lost their jobs, COVID-19 blamed Exclusive It has been a bad week for the UK jobs market and Capita has just added to the unemployment stats by ditching more...
Read more ...

Meet Colin Huang, who just stepped down as CEO of $100 billion Pinduoduo and whose wealth exploded by $25 billion in 2020

Meet Colin Huang, who just stepped down as CEO of $100 billion Pinduoduo and whose wealth exploded by $25 billion in 2020

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Colin Huang, the 40-year-old founder of ecommerce giant Pinduoduo, is currently China's third-richest person. Huang on July 1 stepped down as chief executive of Pinduoduo...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Saturday racing tips: Matt Chapman selects his best bets for ITV Racing at...

Saturday racing tips: Matt Chapman selects his best bets for ITV Racing at Epsom on Derby day

IT'S Investec Derby day on ITV and just how good is the racing? But we need some winners nonetheless and I'm all over one in the big race itself! Marie Fitzgerald OFFER OF THE... Read more ...

Carragher selects three Liverpool players who could step up for Klopp

Carragher selects three Liverpool players who could step up for Klopp

Jamie Carragher believes Neco Williams, Curtis Jones and Harvey Elliott are three Liverpool players who could assert themselves in the first-team next season. Jurgen Klopp has... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Record US job surge despite infection resurgence

Coronavirus: Record US job surge despite infection resurgence

The US economy created a record 4.8 million net new jobs last month as economists warn the country's coronavirus recovery is at risk from a resurgence of infections. Read more ...

HSBC and Standard Chartered caught in crossfire over Hong Kong turmoil

HSBC and Standard Chartered caught in crossfire over Hong Kong turmoil

In its latest move against Beijing, the US has proposed sanctions on banks which do business with Chinese officials who are cracking down on pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong. Read more ...

Templegate's racing tips: Chepstow, Hamilton, Haydock and Wolverhampton...

Templegate's racing tips: Chepstow, Hamilton, Haydock and Wolverhampton - Friday's betting preview

VICTORY is on a Plato at Chepstow. SIR PLATO hammered his rivals here last time and a 5lb penalty won't put the brakes on. Wilfried Haubenberger - The Sun OFFER OF THE DAY £20... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Accenture cuts up to 900 UK jobs due to 'additional strain'

Coronavirus: Accenture cuts up to 900 UK jobs due to 'additional strain'

Accenture is to cut up to 900 UK jobs, blaming "additional strain" on the business caused by the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Accenture cuts up to 900 UK jobs due to 'additional strain'

Coronavirus: Accenture cuts up to 900 UK jobs due to 'additional strain'

Accenture is to cut up to 900 UK jobs blaming "additional strain" on the business caused by the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Tesla stock leaps again on unexpectedly strong delivery numbers

Tesla stock leaps again on unexpectedly strong delivery numbers

Enlarge / A Tesla facility in Lathrop, CA. Tesla has surprised Wall Street again with better-than-expected delivery numbers. The electric carmaker delivered 90,650 vehicles in... Read more ...

Facebook is dumping its failed TikTok clone Lasso to make way for its other...

Facebook is dumping its failed TikTok clone Lasso to make way for its other TikTok clone on Instagram

Users of Facebook's TikTok clone, Lasso, were told Wednesday that the app is shutting down July 10. The app was first launched in November 2018 in the US, and never picked up... Read more ...

Ethiopia's government shut down the entire country's internet and 80 people...

Ethiopia's government shut down the entire country's internet and 80 people have been killed in protests following the assassination of a popular musician

On Monday night Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, an Ethiopian singer and activist, was shot dead. The killing sparked protests, and since Monday more than 80 people have died. On Tuesday... Read more ...