Facebook is not only responsible in the European Union to Ireland, where the FB European headquarters is located, finds the main adviser to the European Court of Justice. He believes that other EU countries’ privacy watchdogs can also address Facebook.
Delivery Hero has to give up order app Yogiyo in South Korea from regulators. Only then can the $ 4 billion takeover of rival Woowa Brothers continue.
A more contagious British variant of the coronavirus is advancing further in Europe and beyond. Now Ireland also reports that the mutation has surfaced in the country. The Irish authorities hope to have more clarity about the spread of the mutated virus in the country in the near future.
iPhone maker Apple works on its own modem chips for mobile devices. This is What Johny Srouji, who leads Apple’s development of its own chips, has told the company’s staff, writes Bloomberg based on the insider info.
Kenes Rakishev, a well-known tech pioneer and entrepreneur from Kazakhstan sums up some of the AI projects involved in fighting with COVID-19. Rakishev points out some less-known facts, for example that quick reaction was secured by BlueDot computer. Kenes Rakishev himself invests in a couple of AI healthcare-related projects.
Four multinationals, including Shell and Exxon, want to store greenhouse gas CO₂ in an empty gas field off the Dutch coast. The companies are going to apply for subsidies at the end of this month. According to estimates, this grant could amount to around € 1.5 billion. This subsidy is controversial because it is a huge amount of money for something that has never been done on this scale.
The new MacBook Air is faster than the more expensive MacBook Pro with Intel processor thanks to Apple’s M1 chip. In fact, the former is more powerful than almost all other Apple devices.
The Korean conglomerate Hyundai is negotiating to take over a robot maker Boston Dynamics from the Japanese tech investor Softbank. That’s what Bloomberg News Agency reports based on insider information. According to sources, the deal would be worth a billion dollars. Boston Dynamics is known for its two-legged humanoid Atlas robot and the four-legged animal robots Spot and BigDog.