The Australian government boosted its funding to AU$76 million to encourage partnerships between university researchers and the industry. The fund forms part of the AU$1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Honda has invested an undisclosed sum to Uber's Asian rival, Grab, in a partnership that looks to boost services amid increased competition.
Intel And Microsoft Still Continue Ties As They Renew 'Wintel' Partnership
BMW and Baidu are both moving on separate ways as they ended their research and business ventures for greater horizons.
GoPro launched its developer program, calling for companies and manufacturers to integrate their own products or services with GoPro. Under the program, third-party companies can now create apps, accessories, and mounts for GoPro’s products.
American movie studios are getting closer to Chinese firms as sources of funding. Dick Cook Studios has just secured $500 million in production deal with China’s Film Carnival. The studio is working on the first film under the deal.
FedEx said in a statement that “a new entity competing” with the company will have to spend tens of billions of dollars to replicate its current extensive network. The statement, referring to Amazon’s new plan to get into the logistic business, also assured that FedEx’s relationship with Amazon remain strong.
Los Angeles is the first city in the U.S. to enjoy Uber’s new service, UberEats. Uber launched the new feature as a standalone app whereas a special, food-handling-certified driver will handle food orders and delivery from hundreds of restaurants across the city.
The British company formed a partnership worth $7.6 million to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for smartphones. The technology would create a need to modify the hardware of the smartphone to manage the chemical reaction waste. Intelligent Energy stated that if all goes well, the new technology could hit the market in two years.
Peugeot suspended sales from Iran in 2012 following nuclear sanctions expansion to the automobile sector. Now that the sanctions are lifted, Peugeot immediately strives to reinstate partnership to come back to the markets that cost it 10 percent of global deliveries when the sales are suspended. It costs Peugeot $446 million in form of compensation and services.
The program is an extension of the Reuse and Recycle iPhone program that originally didn't include broken iPhones in its trade-in program. The broken iPhones would be credited for $50-$250 that could be used to get a brand new iPhone. The extended program will be available in the U.S shortly within a week.
Despite General Electric Co's impending sale of its appliances business, the company is not abandoning the consumer. The U.S. conglomerate, along with startup invention company Quirky, on Tuesday revealed seven "connected home" retail products that allow people to remotely control and monitor such things as temperature, doors and windows, water leakage and energy usage.
Cerner Corp and Athenahealth Inc, two leading U.S. electronic health record providers, said on Thursday they are working with Apple Inc to develop applications that leverage Apple's mobile health service HealthKit.
Blackstone's energy-focused private equity business has collaborated with veterans of the water industry to create Global Water Development Partners, a water investment and development platform.
Rhapsody and Napster will stop using the recommendations of The Echo Nest following its acquisition by rival Spotify earlier this month,
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