Recent Posts

SoftBank, Toyota lead $1 billion funding round in Uber unit

SAN FRANCISCO: Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that the investment values its …

Read More »

Global panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

CHICAGO: A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max‘s flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities have confirmed participation in a technical review promised by the agency. Former National …

Read More »

What’s in a domain name? A lot, if it’s on Amazon

NEW DELHI: What’s Amazon? A shopping website? Yes. A forest? Yes, of course. So what should the domain name .amazon signify? Should shop.amazon be for shopping on Amazon or shopping for products made in Amazon, possibly by the indigenous tribes? What about travel.amazon? A travel booking website by the Seattle-based …

Read More »