3 charts to know: Facebook, Amazon, Apple earnings preview
29 January 2018 | 5:00 am
It's a big week for tech earnings with Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft and Alibaba reporting results for the last quarter of 2017.
June 11, 2023
Some Amazon employees staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest against the e-commerce giant's changes to its climate policy, layoffs and a return-to-office mandate.
In a big gamble for the world’s most valuable company, Apple is widely expected to launch its first major new product in almost a decade at its annual developers' conference next week: a virtual reality headset.
The "Reality Pro," or so it is rumored to be named, could pit Apple against Meta in competition over technology where real and digital worlds meet.
Apple launches $3500 augmented reality headset as interest in metaverse wanes. Watch. Apple unveils its first new piece of hardware in nearly a decade: the $3,500 Vision Pro augmented reality goggles come as interest in the metaverse has been surpassed by buzz around artificial intelligence.
Today, we explore the potential gridlock on the power grid, examining how outdated electrical infrastructure could obstruct the realisation of green energy projects. The press continues to cover the discovery of four children in the Amazon.
Microsoft has been fighting to close a deal to buy Call of Duty game maker Activision for $69 billion, but has faced worldwide scrutiny over concerns that the deal could stifle competition in cloud gaming.
Brazil accounted for nearly half of tropical deforestation globally in 2022, found a new study. Can president Lula da Silva keep his vow to reverse the destruction wrought on the Amazon during his predecessor's term?
Google parent Alphabet is delivering internet service to remote areas by using beams of light, as part of the project known as Taraa.
Satellite images showed a decrease of 33.6% in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. However, the area cleared during the first half of 2023 is still greater than the size of Luxembourg.
Authorities said the children who spent more than 40 days in the Amazon jungle after a plane crash in early May are doing well now. They appeared emaciated in photos taken shortly after they were found.
The EU said it was concerned over Microsoft tying its Teams app to popular Office products, saying that could grant it "a distribution advantage by not giving customers the choice" to opt for other similar apps.
In an unmarked office building in Austin, Texas, two small rooms contain a handful of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) employees designing two types of microchips for training and accelerating generative AI.
4 hours ago
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani says the country is poised to take its position in the Artificial Intelligence space with the launch of an AI fund and targets the kickoff of the first set of 100 jobs in Lagos. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes the recently launched Portal to fast track the implementation of the Nigeria Startup Act aims to ensure proper labelling of start-ups.
4 hours ago
Fans cheered the world's top 32 freestyle football athletes on as they took turns 'battling' each other for the world champion title in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, on Saturday in an event organised by the World Freestyle Football Association.
4 hours ago
Over generations, people in the Kenyan village of Gede have perfected the art of milking snakes. The tradition is essential for producing life-saving antivenom, without which many people can lose limbs if bitten by a snake.
1 day ago
One month after opening a Tesla factory in Berlin, tech enterprenuer and billionaire Elon Musk opened the newest electric car making facility in Austin, Texas.
1 day ago
We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.