Ford to launch autonomous cars in Texas in 2021

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will add Austin, Texas, to the short list of cities where it plans to launch a commercial transportation service using automated vehicles in 2021. The U.S. automaker previously said it would begin transporting people and goods in automated vehicles in Miami and Washington. Ford’s self-driving system, now being… Read More Ford to launch autonomous cars in Texas in 2021

Google introduces subscription service for certain games and apps

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it is rolling out Google Play Pass, a subscription service that gives Android users access to more than 350 apps and games without ads and in-app purchases. Priced at $4.99 per month, the service is similar to Apple Inc’s Apple Arcade, the iPhone maker’s gaming subscription service for mobile… Read More Google introduces subscription service for certain games and apps

German prosecutors indict Volkswagen bosses over emission scandal

German prosecutors have accused Volkswagen’s CEO of holding back market-moving information on rigged emissions tests four years ago, raising the prospect of fresh upheaval at the carmaker just as it tries to reinvent itself as a champion of clean driving. Prosecutors in the city of Braunschweig said on Tuesday they would press criminal charges of… Read More German prosecutors indict Volkswagen bosses over emission scandal

Google wins landmark privacy rights case in Europe

Google will not have to apply Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law globally, the continent’s top court ruled on Tuesday in a landmark case that has pitted personal privacy rights against freedom of speech. The victory for the U.S. tech titan means that, while it must remove links to sensitive personal data from its internet… Read More Google wins landmark privacy rights case in Europe