Virgin Hyperloop completes world’s first passenger ride trial on super high speed levitating pod system

In a significant development, in a statement Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop said, it has completed the world’s first passenger ride on a super high-speed levitating pod system. The development marks the passing of a key safety test in this next generation transportation technology which will transform human and cargo transportation in the coming future. In…

Venture capital arm of Intel Corp invests in 2 Chinese startups

On Wednesday, the venture arm of U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp, Intel Capital stated it has invested in two Chinese startups in the semiconductor sector. The fresh investments comes at a time when there is heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over chip manufacturing. One of the Chinese startups, Intel Capital has invested is ProPlus. It…

Didi Chuxing launches autonomous self-driving unit

The autonomous driving unit will function as an independent company. On Monday, China’s ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing stated it has launched an autonomous driving unit as an independent company. The business will focus its resources on research and development activities as well as deepen its collaboration with automakers. Zhang Bo, Didi’s chief technology officer…

Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign from Facebook

The development adds to the growing number of high profile executives, and co-founders leaving Facebook’s businesses. In a development that adds to the growing list of executives leaving Facebook, Instagram has notified that Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, its co-founders, have resigned as the company’s chief executive officer and chief technical officer. Facebook has provided…

Salesforce.com appoints Keith Block as its Co-CEO

The development sees Keith Rock, currently Salesforce.com’s COO, joining its board along with Parker Harris, a co-founder who is also its CTO. Salesforce.com Inc, a U.S. sales and marketing software company disclosed, its board has appointed Keith Block, who ic currently its Chief Operating Officer, as its joint-chief executive officer. Since joining Salesforce in 2013,…

Hackers gains access to millions of payment card details from Hudson’s Bay Co

JokerStash, a well known criminal group, has managed to breach Hudson’s Bay Co’s security systems and gain access to its payment cards data. Having penetrated the security systems of Hudson’s Bay Co, hackers have gained access to data on payment cards used at Saks and Lord & Taylor stores in North America, said Hudson’s Bay…