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UAW Sues GM To Keep Plants Open

The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors on Tuesday, claiming the company’s plan to shutter three auto plants violates the union’s labor contract. The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Ohio, asks the court to order GM to reverse its decision to close plants in Baltimore; Lordstown, Ohio; and Warren, Michigan. It also […]

YouTube Removes Ads From ‘Anti-Vax’ Channels

Many YouTube channels pushing anti-vaccination conspiracy theories will no longer get ad money from Youtuube.. On Friday, YouTube stopped serving ads to lots of popular channels that promote such views. It took the step following protests from firms who discovered their adverts were running alongside the controversial videos. The World Health Organization said anti-vaccine views […]

Memory Makers See Revenues Fall In 1Q19

DigiTimes is reporting that three of the major DRAM and Flash players in the industry – Micron, Samsung and SK Hynix – are expected to drop an astonishing 26% sequentially on 1Q19 and 29% YoY for 1Q19. The combined revenue drop for the three DRAM and Flash semiconductor giants comes in the face of seasonality […]

Nintendo Of America President To Retire This Spring

Reggie Fils-Aime, who rose from the head of marketing to the president of Nintendo of America and the face of the company to U.S. gamers, is leaving the video game powerhouse. Nintendo announced Fils-Aime’s retirement Thursday, noting that the role would be filled by Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of sales and […]

East2West Opens North American Office In San Francisco

East2West has opened doors on its new USA branch in San Francisco. East2West Games is known for bring Western-developed games to the gamers of the People’s Republic of China, helping western firms with localization, advertising and monetization strategies to be successful in PRC.  The firms publishes both indie and mainstream games on various platforms such mobile, […]

Netflix Adds Studio Space In Toronto

Netflix announced Tuesday it is opening a production hub with two studios in Toronto which will  create 1,850 jobs. Netflix will lease Cinespace Studios, a Toronto-based film studio comprising four sound stages, office space and support space at  164,000 square feet, and Pinewood Toronto Studios, which measures 84,850 square feet, the streaming company said in […]

Google Acquiring Data Migration For Its Cloud Efforts

Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to better compete with cloud service rivals IBM, Amazon and Microsoft. Google Cloud has 8.5 percent of worldwide cloud market share at the end of 2018, according to Canalys. Amazon Web Services had a 31.7 percent share, per the same […]

Robot Delivery Firm Nuro Announces Hugh Investment By SoftBank

Nuro is one of the very few companies being allowed to operating fully driverless vehicles on public roads today and they have just gotten and they have just hiit the big time. Nuro has is getting a big boost from SoftBank. The Japanese firm’s Vision Fund just put $940 million into driverless delivery vehicle startup. […]

Sprint Sues AT&T Over “5G E” Advertising

  AT&T‘s marketing of a “5G E” network — which is actually 4G LTE and has nothing to do with 5G technology — now has the company in legal trouble, as Sprint is taking AT&T to court for “false advertising and deceptive acts”. AT&T has been marketing “5G E” in large national ad campaigns, as well as […]

Lyft Now Gives Riders The Ability To Select Green Vehicles

Lyft drivers will soon be able to use more electric vehicles through the company’s Express Drive rental program, it announced Wednesday. The program will begin in Seattle and Atlanta, chief operating officer Jon McNeill said in an interview on Tuesday, and is in response to demand from both drivers and riders alike for lower emissions […]

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