China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry. Ninebot said Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that are expanding into scooter-sharing, would be among the customers for the new semi-autonomous vehicles that are expected […]

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Apple says it is responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, up 20 per cent from the two million the technology company estimated in 2017. The iPhone maker said its direct workforce grew from 80,000 to 90,000 in the 2.5 years since its last U.S. job estimate. But most of the estimated growth came […]

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Nvidia beats quarterly profit, revenue estimates; shares rise

(Reuters) – Nvidia Corp’s quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, benefiting from a better-than-expected performance of its gaming and automotive chips business, sending shares up 6% in extended trading. While Nvidia has entered into growth areas such as artificial intelligence and self-driving cars, its bread-and-butter business of selling chips that enhance video game graphics continues to […]

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Applied Materials fourth-quarter forecast beats estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) – U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O) beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday and forecast higher-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and earnings, benefiting from higher demand in its semiconductor business. Shares of the Santa Clara, California-based company rose more than 3% in extended trading. The company forecast a fourth-quarter adjusted profit of between 72 cents and […]

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An iPhone case for the fried chicken fanatic in all of us

Who wants hot and fresh fried chicken? “Hot” as in “trending,” and “fresh” meaning “new,” because this fried chicken isn’t edible it all. It’s a cell phone accessory. The Fried Chicken iPhone case, by Amazon tech gear retailer Bestosell, is a mobile case with a pop-socket attachment (which helps you hold your phone more securely) in the shape of a […]

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Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago

Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneath its thick cloud cover. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been studying the planet in detail […]

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