Amazon and Qualcomm partner to put Alexa in…

SAN FRANCISCO (By Stephen Nellis, Reuters) – Microchip firm Qualcomm is joining Amazon to spread the use of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant in wireless headphones, the companies said on Monday. Under the deal, Qualcomm will…

Berlin’s Tier raises $29 million to expand its…

Berlin-based electric scooter company Tier announced today it has raised $29 million as the company seeks to expand its on-demand mobility service. Tier will join a number of recent entries to the European market as competition…

Berlin travel site GoEuro raises $150 million to…

Travel booking platform GoEuro today announced a $150 million raise as the company continues to push its service beyond Europe. Based in Berlin, GoEuro allows users to book trips across transportation modes such as planes and…

HTC’s blockchain phone Exodus 1 on sale, but…

HTC today announced that its blockchain phone Exodus 1 is now available for purchase, but there’s a catch — customers can only pay for them with Bitcoin or Ethereum. The phone will be sold through its website with…

Nvidia partners with Scripps to investigate the role…

Nvidia and Scripps Research Translational Institute — a nonprofit research organization — are teaming up to develop genomics processing and analysis tools guided by artificial intelligence (AI). In the course of a partnership announced today, Nvidia…

2 of Asias biggest militaries are working on…

A meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later this month may yield more progress on a deal that would allow their armed forces to share military facilities. The…