Alibaba Plans to Invest Heavily on Cutting-Edge Technology

In order to compete with the heavy dominance of Silicon Valley in high technology, Alibaba—China’s e-commerce company—is planning to invest a total of $15 billion into research labs with a global network. According to the Company, this massive investment would put to use in establishing research facilities in the United States, Russia, Singapore, Israel...

Blue Origin Gearing Up to Take Tourists into Space

According to Bob Smith, the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Origin (an aerospace manufacturer founded and masterminded by Jeff Bezos), by April 2019, a Blue Origin rocket could fly tourists to space. This timeline seems to be different from the one that was promised by Company’s President, Rob Meyerson. He had earlier said that...

Boeing Plans to Increase Automation

Boeing, an aircraft manufacturing company, is planning to purchase Aurora Flight Sciences—a company that specialises in making aviation parts and automated drones. This is a well-calculated step that will help in bringing greater automation to military drones, airliners and air taxis (for personal use) too. According to Greg Hyslop, Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP...

Preparation for Yellowstone’s Supervolcano

A gigantic magma chamber lies beneath the Yellowstone National Park, US. It’s a site known for its hot springs and geysers. But, according to NASA scientists, this area is not that peaceful after all and it can turn into a supervolcano in the future. According to Brian Wilcox of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),...

General Motors Plans To Go All-Electric

General Motors (GM), one of the three major American automobile manufacturers, said that it plans to go all electric. It also said that, over the next 18 months, it plans to release two brand new electric vehicles. Also, in the next six years, it plans to launch 20 more electric vehicles. According to Mark Reuss,...

New Tax Plan May Not Save Your 401(K)

To the relief of corporations and middle-class in the US, President Donald Trump has promised that the new tax reform plan will significantly decrease taxes. However, this tax reform plan could have serious implications for the owners of 401(k) and their saving plans for retirement. The plan mostly focuses on reshaping important provisions like reducing...

Spotify launches a new Apple Watch App

The rumors that Spotify was testing an Apple Watch App were indeed true as Spotify has officially launched an app which will enable its users who have an Apple watch to control music- streaming service through the watch instead of having to use the phone again and again to use the app functions. Spotify’s blog...

Samsung expected to price its foldable smartphone ‘Samsung Galaxy F’ heftily

A Reports of Samsung manufacturing a million units of its first ever foldable smartphone have been doing rounds; however the latest reports suggesting that the smartphone will have a hefty price tag might make it challenging for the Korean tech giant to prepare such a large amount. The Samsung Galaxy F is supposed to be...