Vrvana-Apple-112217.jpgApple Inc. has recently acquired Canada-based startup Vrvana, maker of the Totem augmented reality headset, TechCrunch reported. Both the companies reportedly declined to confirm news about the deal, which is reportedly worth $30 million.
Nissan-DeNA-Easy-Ride-120517.jpgNissan Motor Co. Ltd has been planning to launch Easy Ride, self-driving cars by 2020 and as part of the target, it will start trials of robo taxis in Yokohama, Japan in next year. The motorcar manufacturer have been in agreement with DeNA Co. Ltd since 2017 to offer the robo taxis using autonomous driving technology

Struggling digital media company Mashable is laying off 50 employees after it was sold to publisher Ziff Davis in a fire sale, according to media reports. Ziff Davis is a digital media subsidiary of Los Angeles-based tech-services company J2 Global Inc. Mashable's sale was for reportedly less than $50 million.


Code First: Girls has launched its 2020 campaign, to teach 20,000 young women how to code for free by the end of 2020. Code First: Girls is a UK-based not-for-profit social enterprise that works exclusively with women to develop coding skills. Code First: Girls was founded by Alice Bentinck and Matthew Clifford.


Musical.ly, a China-based video social network popular with teenagers, has been acquired by Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. Media reports pegged the value of the acquisition between $800 million and $1 billion.


Greta Van Susteren, the former CNN, Fox News and MSNBC host, is ready to unveil an apology app called Sorry, according to her Facebook post. The app is for users to accept or deny apologies. The app will be available for free on the App Store this November 14.

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