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  • Zoomcar sets up office in San Francisco ahead of US listing next year Oct 05, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    Zoomcar sets up office in San Francisco ahead of US listing next year

    The new office in the US will further bolster Zoomcar's push to create a global car-sharing platform and prepare the company for its broader global marketplace, a statement said.

  • San Francisco: Facebook, Google ask Bay Area staff to work from home amid coronavirus Mar 06, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    San Francisco: Facebook, Google ask Bay Area staff to work from home amid coronavirus

    The decision is "based on the guidance from Santa Clara County on March 5", Anthony Harrison, Facebook spokesperson, said in an emailed statement to Reuters.

  • AI flies into record books with flight by all-women crew Mar 03, 2017 09:40 PM IST

    AI flies into record books with flight by all-women crew

    In a quest to set a new world record, Air India has operated a flight around the world with an all-women crew ahead of International Women's Day.

  • Uber to seek permit to restart self-driving pilot in California Mar 03, 2017 10:03 AM IST

    Uber to seek permit to restart self-driving pilot in California

    Two of Uber's autonomous cars are already wheeling around San Francisco, but they are being driven manually while the company is "taking steps to complete our application to apply for a DMV testing permit," an Uber spokeswoman said.

  • Defying Trump, San Francisco varsity outsources IT work to India Mar 01, 2017 10:39 AM IST

    Defying Trump, San Francisco varsity outsources IT work to India

    The university announced the plan last July as a way to save USD 30 million over five years. The University of California system, which includes health care and research-focused UCSF, has been struggling to raise revenue and cut expenses.

  • No ruling expected today in Trump travel ban case Feb 08, 2017 07:44 AM IST

    No ruling expected today in Trump travel ban case

    Three federal judges set to hear arguments in the challenge to Donald Trump's travel ban likely won't hand down their decision the same day, a court official said.

  • Fed's Williams sees three rate hikes without any fiscal stimulus Jan 18, 2017 09:09 AM IST

    Fed's Williams sees three rate hikes without any fiscal stimulus

    San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Tuesday said he sees a "good case" for three rate hikes this year even without any fiscal stimulus, but if the economy accelerates, the Fed would need to raise rates faster.

  • Uber Technologies halts self-driving cars project Dec 22, 2016 11:21 AM IST

    Uber Technologies halts self-driving cars project

    In a recent visit to India, Uber‘s CEO Travis Kalanick also doubted the relevance of self-driven cars in emerging markets like India.

  • Twitter is not responsible for Trump's election: Jack Dorsey Dec 07, 2016 01:59 PM IST

    Twitter is not responsible for Trump's election: Jack Dorsey

    "America's responsible for Donald Trump being president," he said at the Code Commerce conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

  • Fed is nerdy, geeky, and politically neutral: Policymaker Nov 10, 2016 11:44 AM IST

    Fed is nerdy, geeky, and politically neutral: Policymaker

    "Having that independence is very important," Williams said, adding that criticism of the Fed is part of democracy and is to be expected. "We are focused on the economy, focused on achieving our goals; it is not a partisan activity."

  • Toyota creates smartphone app to start a car Nov 01, 2016 10:58 AM IST

    Toyota creates smartphone app to start a car

    The app would only allow users that have previously signed up for the shared-use car to operate it, providing a more secure way of lending and renting cars, Toyota said in a statement on Monday.

  • British carmaker McLaren denies talks with Apple Sep 22, 2016 09:32 AM IST

    British carmaker McLaren denies talks with Apple

    The newspaper had cited three unnamed sources saying the iPhone maker was looking at a potential takeover of or investment in McLaren, which could be valued at up to 1.5 billion (1.7 billion euros, USD 1.9 billion).

  • Apple sets stage for iPhone 7, many already waiting for 8 Sep 07, 2016 11:07 AM IST

    Apple sets stage for iPhone 7, many already waiting for 8

    Apple typically gives its main product, which accounts for more than half of its revenue, a big makeover every other year and the last major redesign was the iPhone 6, in 2014. The modest updates suggest that this cycle will be three years.

  • Gadkari asks Tesla to make India its Asia manufacturing hub Jul 16, 2016 05:08 PM IST

    Gadkari asks Tesla to make India its Asia manufacturing hub

    Gadkari visited the Tesla factory near San Francisco yesterday and offered to promote joint ventures between the firm and Indian automobile companies with a view to introducing pollution-free road transport in India.

  • Pinterest ramps up e-commerce features Jun 29, 2016 06:46 AM IST

    Pinterest ramps up e-commerce features

    The new offerings announced at the company's San Francisco headquarters yesterday include a virtual shopping bag that users can fill as they cruise bulletin boards.

  • Uber appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11 mn fine May 28, 2016 12:24 PM IST

    Uber appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11 mn fine

    The Public Utility Commission fined San Francisco-based Uber in April for operating in the state for six months in 2014 without the required approval.

  • VW dieselgate: US judge cites progress toward settlement May 25, 2016 07:24 AM IST

    VW dieselgate: US judge cites progress toward settlement

    Judge Charles Breyer said the German automaker was "on track to meet the court deadline" of June 21 for a deal with the government and car owners who sued Volkswagen for billions of dollars.

  • Ratan Tata invests in medical emergency response firm MUrgency May 17, 2016 03:02 PM IST

    Ratan Tata invests in medical emergency response firm MUrgency

    The company launched its service in Tricity area in Punjab on February 16, with a responder network of 36 hospital emergency rooms, over 40 ambulances and more than 350 medical professionals.

  • India should work on a more child-friendly policy: Satyarthi May 09, 2016 07:08 PM IST

    India should work on a more child-friendly policy: Satyarthi

    The worst victims of a drought are youngsters who are robbed of their childhood, says Nobel laureate, Kailash Satyarthi.

  • Uber settles class action suit with US drivers Apr 22, 2016 08:32 PM IST

    Uber settles class action suit with US drivers

    Uber has agreed to pay up to USD 100 million to settle two class action suits filed by drivers who said they were employees entitled to benefits, rather than independent contractors.

  • Travelers' delight: Falling oil prices mean cheaper air fares Feb 01, 2016 07:58 AM IST

    Travelers' delight: Falling oil prices mean cheaper air fares

    With fuel prices down by two-thirds from the dizzying heights of mid-2014, when oil topped USD 100 per barrel, the once cash-strapped airline industry is now reaping record profits. Increased competition also have helped coax down once stubbornly high fares, the experts say.

  • Amazon expands logistics reach with move into ocean shipping Jan 15, 2016 09:27 AM IST

    Amazon expands logistics reach with move into ocean shipping

    The registration is the latest indication that Amazon plans to expand its logistics reach to cut costs for its retail business and potentially provide third-party logistics services to other industries.

  • San Francisco, B'luru sign LoI under 'sister initiatives' Dec 14, 2015 09:51 PM IST

    San Francisco, B'luru sign LoI under 'sister initiatives'

    As per the LoI signed under the aegis of Invest Karnataka 2016, interactive art and technology installations from San Francisco would soon be seen in the city, the state government said in a release.

  • To cash on 'odd-even', Uber to launch car pooling in Delhi Dec 10, 2015 10:00 PM IST

    To cash on 'odd-even', Uber to launch car pooling in Delhi

    While ride sharing in private cars is an evolved concept in the US market for cab hailing companies, the trend is yet to pick up in India. Currently, Uber only has drivers with commercial licences on board in India.

  • Air India launches first direct flight to Silicon Valley Dec 03, 2015 09:06 AM IST

    Air India launches first direct flight to Silicon Valley

    The flight AI 173 from Delhi with 230 passengers on board landed here at 5:40 AM with airport traffic control tower lit in the Indian tricolour to welcome the maiden Air India flight to the city. The passengers applauded when the aircraft touched down.

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