Technology News

Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company’s autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc .

Sony lifts annual profit estimate on lower amortization costs

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Sony Corp raised its operating profit estimate for the year ended March 31 thanks to lower amortization costs for its financial services segment.

China’s TCL chairman complains of US protectionism over pending tech deal

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s TCL Group on Friday said U.S. protectionism is the biggest hurdle to Chinese firms going global, and that the electronics maker had been told it may not win approval in its bid to buy a U.S. technology firm.

Uber could face higher license fees in London under new proposals

LONDON (Reuters) – Taxi app Uber could face an increase in operator license fees in London under proposed changes by the city’s transport authority, the latest in a series of moves by regulators to rein in a firm that has disrupted the traditional taxi industry.

Uber extends sexual harassment probe; expects report by end-May

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May.