Microsoft has made its strongest move yet into the emerging field of conversational AI by acquiring XOXCO for an undisclosed amount.
The Virgin Group co-founder Richard Branson has put US$3 million towards the new competition, which will incentivise the production of more environmentally sound air-conditioners.
Amazon's second and third headquarters will be located in Long Island, New York and Crystal City in Arlington County, Virginia.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 600 points on 12 October local time on the back of Apple shares and oil prices declining, the US dollar rising and uncertainty around global trade continuing.
Denholm is currently Head of Strategy and Chief Financial Officer at Australian telco giant Telstra. She will move into the Tesla role full-time after serving a six-month notice period at Telstra.
Proposition C, which was supported by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, has become law in San Francisco and will apply to companies with an annual revenue of more than US$50 million.
ICON, or the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, is set for launch on 7 October local time.
Broadcast networks and social media platforms have moved to ban the controversial ad, which linked an immigrant caravan to the south of the US to a notorious murderer.
New York-based Etherum firm ConsenSys has announced that it has acquired asteroid mining company Planetary Resources.
Thousands of employees at the search engine behemoth have protested what they see as lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual assaults.