Facebook’s data deals with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon under grand jury scrutiny

Facebook’s 150 personal information sharing contracts with tech companies is now under a grand jury scrutiny. Question is can you ever trust Facebook? As per a report by the New York Times, U.S. federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal probe into data deals that Facebook Inc entered into with some of the world’s largest tech…

Bank of America completes its shifting from London to Dublin

With Dublin as its new European headquarters, Bank of America will operate through its branches in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich. On Monday, Bank of America stated, having received the necessary court and regulatory approvals, it has completed the shifting of its market and banking operation from London to Dublin. The…

Cryptocurrency investors file lawsuit against Coincheck Inc

While Coincheck wants to resume trading once it can guarantee the secure resumption of its operations, investors want to withdraw their holdings so that they can continue trading on other cryptocurrency exchanges. On Thursday, cryptocurrency investors in Japan launched a lawsuit against Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc in efforts aimed at forcing it to allow…

Self-driving vehicles are finally going to hit U.S. roads thanks to this bill

In a historic development, a U.S. senate panel has overwhelmingly approved a bill aimed at reducing the time gap before robotic self-driving cars are deployed on U.S. roads. In a development that will lend further momentum to automakers, a U.S. Senate panel has unanimously approved a bill aimed at speeding the deployment of self-driving vehicles…

With China swapping out incentives for EVs, Ford takes a cautious approach

With China’s communist party’s leadership not bringing forth bold policies vis-à-vis electric vehicles has forced Ford to take a more cautious approach to the electric and hybrid-plugin car market in China. Despite a headlong plunge into the plugin-hybrid and electric vehicle markets by carmakers, Ford Motor Co has stated it prefers a more tepid approach…