• Tesla's chief accountant quits after one month on the job (TSLA)
Tesla's chief accountant quits after one month on the job (TSLA)

Musk may have even violated Tesla company policy , according to CNBC . Long a polarizing figure because of his swashbuckling style, Musk is seen by his champions as an entrepreneurial genius with the potential to remake the transportation system, while his detractors see him as an egotistical blowhard whose outsized promises have driven unjusti...

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  • China's richest man Jack Ma will retire on Monday
China's richest man Jack Ma will retire on Monday

Ma said he sees himself as an accidental executive. Ma has been backing away from Alibaba over the past few years, stepping down as chief executive officer in 2013 but remaining very involved in the company's strategic planning, according to the Times.

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  • Tesla (TSLA) plunges 6% amid new executive departures, Musk’s behavior during podcast
Tesla (TSLA) plunges 6% amid new executive departures, Musk’s behavior during podcast

Tesla announced several promotions, including a replacement for O'Brien, in a blog post on Friday, but did not name a new chief accounting officer. Screenshot via YouTube/ PowerfulJREReal-life Tony Stark figure Elon Musk , the CEO of Tesla, followed his free spirit last night by getting a little high on comedian Joe Rogan's podcast.

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  • Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show
Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show

Morton, who left his role as Seagate ( STX)'s CFO to join Tesla, was not flustered by the tweet and met with Musk to go over various details that would make a take-private hard. "I want to be clear that I believe strongly in Tesla, its mission, and its future prospects, and I have no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or its financial reporting...

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  • British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments
British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments

The airline said that the breach involved customer bookings made between August 21 and September 5. The company said it is communicating with affected customers and advised anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their banks or credit card providers.

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  • Samsung's mythical folding phone may actually arrive this year
Samsung's mythical folding phone may actually arrive this year

When unfolded, the device will offer a different experience than a tablet. It even supplies and makes money from OLED screens used in the flagship iPhone X . Apparently, the tech behemoth is on the last leg of finishing the development of the foldable phone and soon we can expect a barrage of leaks or speculations about it.

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  • America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy
America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy

Park Jin Hyok was part of a hacking group that conducted some of the most destructive recent online attacks in the world, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday. Leaked emails from the hack showed company chiefs giving unvarnished opinions on some of Hollywood's top stars and resulted in the departure of at least one official.

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  • 1-inch iPhone 9 leaks in three dazzling colors
1-inch iPhone 9 leaks in three dazzling colors

It will be replaced on all three models with the face-scanning FaceID that Apple introduced with the iPhone X previous year. Apple's upcoming 6.5-inch handset will be named the iPhone XS Max , according to a new leak. We heard last week that the new 5.8-inch OLED phone will be called the iPhone Xs. Quite why Apple would ditch the Plus name i...

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  • Skype drops Snapchat-like Highlights feature
Skype drops Snapchat-like Highlights feature

A year ago saw a new Highlights feature seemingly styled after Snapchat's Stories, but that's now being dropped. It allowed users to post a thread of photos and videos for friends to view and react to with emoticons. Microsoft also notes that its data shows that Contacts isn't a frequently used entry point for most Skype users, but some find th...

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  • IPad Pro 2018 Renders Reveal New Design Changes
IPad Pro 2018 Renders Reveal New Design Changes

There are two speaker grilles located on the top edges of the tablet as well. The repositioned Smart Connector means the 12.9-inch iPad Pro will sit in a portrait orientation while using accessories like the Smart Keyboard which might be a bit odd.

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  • Our mid-range phones will get cutting-edge features before our flagships — Samsung
Our mid-range phones will get cutting-edge features before our flagships — Samsung

Koh mentioned that market research showed enough interest in this type of product and that their development of it is "nearly concluded". The first phone to follow this new strategy will reportedly be this year's Galaxy A series phone and will be priced at $400.

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  • Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have been certified in Taiwan
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have been certified in Taiwan

According to a report from Android Police , a Lyft cabbie in the USA discovered a Pixel 3 XL in the backseat of his vehicle. The Google Pixel 3 XL is expected to sport 4GB of RAM, at least based on recently-leaked benchmarks, while the device will ship with a large 6.71-inch QHD+ display.

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  • Samsung Announces New QLED 8K TV At IFA 2018
Samsung Announces New QLED 8K TV At IFA 2018

Samsung is one of them with its Q900R series of 8K TVs . "If Samsung makes a self-emitting QLED TV using InP, it can secure a monopolistic position in the global market", Lee said, referring to technical difficulties using cadmium selenide (CdSe), a known carcinogen to humans.

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  • Bilingual Google Assistant now with new smart home devices
Bilingual Google Assistant now with new smart home devices

The new feature , which Google claims as a first of its kind, began rolling out Thursday. Another limitation is that Assistant can only differentiate between two languages at a time. We're rather fond of the Google Home and Google Home Mini, and gave them decent scores in our reviews of each device. It is launching in the UK , France and German...

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  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite arrives with a big screen and AI smarts
Huawei Mate 20 Lite arrives with a big screen and AI smarts

For fans of chip architecture, the 980 features two big 2.66-GHz A76 cores to handle turbo performance, while two middle 1.92-GHz A76 cores focus on long-lasting performance; the remaining four Cortex-A55 cores focus on power efficiency. Huawei announced that the first device to ship with the Kirin 980 will be the Huawei Mate 20, the Mate 20 ...

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  • Photo of New OLED 'iPhone XS' Leaked!
Photo of New OLED 'iPhone XS' Leaked!

Apple is also expected to launch a third iPhone model , but this one will be cheaper, reportedly with aluminum edges instead of stainless steel and an LED display instead of OLED . So let's dive in to see some more details on the event. This new analog watch face features eight complications. Note that Apple iPhone 8 Plus models re not part ...

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  • No, Google won't be releasing a Pixel Watch this year
No, Google won't be releasing a Pixel Watch this year

None of this is confirmed , of course, but the leaks are starting to line up nicely. The screenshots show a stark white background very similar to the current Google Assistant interface, which we're hoping Google will offer with a Dark Mode so you're not left with a bright light when charging the phone overnight on the stand.

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  • Remap Galaxy Note 9’s Bixby Button Using bxActions App
Remap Galaxy Note 9’s Bixby Button Using bxActions App

It doesn't matter if you win or lose, you just need to complete three games before you can get the skin. Before you start trying to modify the Gear VR , know that Samsung realizes it won't fit. Optics wise, the handset features a 13MP rear and front sensor assisted by a LED flash on both sides. No matter the lighting conditions, Galaxy Note9'...

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  • TPG shares are going nuts after the Vodafone Hutchison merger
TPG shares are going nuts after the Vodafone Hutchison merger

While VHA is now Australia's third-largest mobile operator, TPG is one of the country's largest internet service providers. The "merger of equals" pertains to the split of shares and ownership with TPG shareholders owning 49.9% of the new merged group which will be called " TPG Telecom Limited" while VHA shareholders will own the remaining...

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  • Google Tez Payments App Teams with Various Banks For Instant Loans
Google Tez Payments App Teams with Various Banks For Instant Loans

For Indians, who prefer listening and speaking over reading text, Google is launching a new feature in Google Go that lets you listen to web pages. Alongside the rebranding , Google introduced new features that could soon help its Indian users get instant pre-approved loans from some banks. As the app reads the text of a web page, it will hi...

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