Automotive

'Hey Alexa': Amazon, Stellantis team up on car dashboards

US-European automaker Stellantis and Amazon are teaming up to develop onboard electronics systems that will bring the Alexa smart assistant to vehicles including the Jeep and Ram truck brands, the companies said Wednesday.

Business

Iconic corporate names breaking up in trend to boost value

Three multinational giants—General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and Toshiba—this week announced plans to split into multiple companies, joining a trend the firms hope will provide more growth opportunities.

Business

Amazon, Apple weighed down by supply and chip troubles

Amazon and Apple announced billions of dollars in quarterly profits on Thursday, but supply chain bottlenecks and the global chip shortage dented the tech giants, which have been riding a pandemic-stoked boom.

Internet

Instagram and teens: How to keep your kids safe

For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only intensified concerns about the popular photo sharing app.

Business

Google see the future of work as 'hybrid'

Google on Wednesday ramped up cloud collaboration tools for businesses, expecting "hybrid" work routines to remain even after the pandemic has ended.

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