Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

Northrop Grumman moves rocket work from Russia, Ukraine with Firefly

Northrop Grumman moves rocket work from Russia, Ukraine with Firefly

Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket lifts off from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Aug. 10, 2021 carrying a Cygnus spacecraft with cargo for the International Space Station. Terry Zaperach/NASA Wallops Northrop Grumman is moving production of the engines and structures for its Antares rockets to the US from Russia and Ukraine, a move that … Read more

PayPal (PYPL) earnings Q2 2022

PayPal (PYPL) earnings Q2 2022

Dan Schulman, president and chief executive officer of PayPal Holdings Inc., arrives for the morning session of the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, US, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The 36th annual event gathers many of America’s wealthiest and most powerful people in media, technology, and sports. Patrick T. … Read more

Elon Musk asks court to reject Twitter’s request for speedy trial

Elon Musk asks court to reject Twitter’s request for speedy trial

“The past two years have been an absolutely nightmare of supply chain disruptions, one thing after another, and we are not out of it yet,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. Patrick T. Fallon | Reuters Elon Musk wants time to prepare for a trial over his contentious withdrawal from an agreement to buy Twitter for … Read more

Tired of swiping left, singles turn to new matchmaking services

Tired of swiping left, singles turn to new matchmaking services

A smartphone showing a variety of dating apps. Yu Chun | Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Swiping left to keep looking is easy. So is swiping right to like someone. But there’s only so much swiping some people can take, especially when they have nothing to show for it. So a growing number … Read more

German road traffic agency says 59,000 Tesla vehicles have software glitch

German road traffic agency says 59,000 Tesla vehicles have software glitch

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the official opening of the new Tesla electric car manufacturing plant on March 22, 2022 near Gruenheide, Germany. Christian Marquardt | Getty Images Germany’s road traffic agency said it was recalling Tesla models Y and 3 because of a fault in the automatic emergency call system that affects 59,000 … Read more

Rocket Lab launch of CAPSTONE begins NASA return to the moon

Rocket Lab launch of CAPSTONE begins NASA return to the moon

The company’s Electron rocket carrying the CAPSTONE mission lifts off from New Zealand on June 28, 2022. RocketLab Rocket Lab launched a small spacecraft bound for the moon from its New Zealand facility early Tuesday, a mission that represents firsts for both the company and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The company’s Electron rocket … Read more

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently … Read more

We’re an entertainment app, not a social network like Facebook

We’re an entertainment app, not a social network like Facebook

ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in Arlington, Virginia. Andrew Harer | Bloomberg | Getty Images TikTok is fully aware that Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is retooling the Facebook and Instagram apps to be more like its own popular short video service. But … Read more

Astra’s stock drops after rocket failed to deliver NASA mission to orbit

Astra’s stock drops after rocket failed to deliver NASA mission to orbit

The company’s LV0010 rocket stands on the launchpad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral ahead of the NASA TROPICS-1 mission. astra Shares of rocket-builder Astra fell sharply in trading on Monday after a weekend launch carrying NASA satellites failed to reach orbit. Astra’s rocket LV0010 took off on Sunday from launch complex 46 at Cape Canaveral in … Read more