Acquisitions accelerate as tech giants seek to build AI smarts

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26th May

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A total of 34 artificial intelligence startups were acquired in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the amount of activity in the year-ago quarter, according to the research firm CB Insights.


Italian court overturns Uber ban

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26th May

ROME (Reuters) – A Rome court annulled a short-lived ban on ride-hailing app Uber on Friday in the latest twist to a battle between the San Francisco-based multinational and Italy’s traditional taxi cabs.


Major U.S. tech firms press Congress for internet surveillance reforms

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26th May

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections and increase government transparency.