Cannot Trust Facebook With Self Regulation: US Lawmaker

It is necessar4y for the US Congress to take action against Facebook Inc. and regulate the social media platform because the company cannot be trusted with self regulation, said Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline who is widely anticipated to adorn the post of the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel. Putting up a…

BMW, Ericsson and Vodafone urges European Commission to consider 5G for cars

While an industry group prefers the adoption of a wifi-based technology for next-gen cars, others, including Intel, Vodafone, Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom, Qualcomm, Samsung, Daimler, Ford, PSA Group, and Huawei are pushing for an alternative 5G standard. BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson have reportedly made a last-ditch effort to persuade the European Commission to open the doors…

Groceries delivery startup wins extra $271 million in new funding round in November 2018

Tiger Global Management hedge fund led the funding round along with existing investors Coatue Management and Valiant Capital. As per a source familiar with the matter at hand, Grocery delivery startup Instacart has raised an extra $271 million in its latest funding round to $871 million with U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management leading the…

Cloud-security firm Netskope raises $169 million in latest funding round

The funding round saw Netskope’s valuation top more than $1 billion. The cloud-security firm will utilize the funds to expand its R&D, sales and data centers. Netskope, a cloud-security firm, said it has raised $169 million in its latest fundraiser which valued it at more than $1 billion. Netskope will channelize the funds to expand…

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration probing safety data of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models

The high priority probes comes in the wake of yet another crash of a Boeing aircraft in Indonesia. Following the crash of a Lion Air jet in Indonesia last month, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has launched a high-priority probe of the safety analyses performed over the years by Boeing Co. The regulator has stated,…