Emerging Tech

Alphabet’s Wing drones now have FAA approval to deliver packages in the U.S.

Alphabet Wing, the drone delivery startup owned by Google’s parent company, announced that it has become the first company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This lets Wing begin commercial deliveries from local businesses to homes in the U.S. — including the crucial ability to fly over civilians […]


GoCardless nabs $75 million from GV, others, to expand its recurring payments platform to the U.S.

GoCardless, a London-based startup that helps companies collect subscriptions and other forms of recurring payments from their customers, has raised $ 75 million in a series E round of funding from Alphabet’s investment arm GV, Salesforce Ventures, Accel Partners, Balderton Capital, Notion Capital, Passion Capital, and Adams Street Partners. Subscriptions are a popular monetization model […]


U.S. Alleges Huawei and Top Executive Broke American Laws

Supported by U.S. Alleges Huawei and Top Executive Broke American Laws ImageThe Justice Department unveiled charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, for helping evade American sanctions on Iran.CreditCreditWang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By David E. Sanger, Katie Benner and Matthew Goldstein Jan. 28, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Justice Department unveiled […]


U.S. government files criminal charges against China’s Huawei

After a rough relationship over the past year, the U.S. Justice Department announced criminal charges against Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. The government filed a number of charges against the company, including charges of bank and wire fraud, obstruction of justice, and theft of technology from T-Mobile. The charges are being filed against the company itself, […]