Huawei reportedly pledges $2 billion to satisfy British security agency's demands

Chinese tech giant Huawei has pledged $2 billion in an effort to alleviate a British security agency’s concerns over its equipment and software, according to media reports. The Financial Times reported Friday that Huawei executives met with senior officials from…

A Nasa space capsule has become the second craft in history to reach interstellar space

A NASA spacecraft has become only the second manmade object in history to reach interstellar space. NASA’s Voyager 2 has now exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun – the space…

Wall Street's bitcoin bull Tom Lee: 'We are tired of people asking us about target prices'

The best-known bitcoin bull on Wall Street is getting tired of forecasting short-term prices. For the last time this year, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisor Tom Lee updated his estimate for what a fair price for bitcoin should be: Between…

Democratic state senator blasts Amazon's HQ2 as a PR scam, saying 'New York fell for it'

New York struck a “bad deal” with Amazon to bring one of the tech giant’s East Coast headquarters to Queens, New York state Sen. Michael Gianaris told CNBC on Wednesday. Gianaris, a Democrat whose district includes Long Island City, where…

Add Nvidia to 'Christmas shopping list' as chip stocks carve out a bottom, Citi says

It’s time to add Nvidia to the Christmas shopping list as semiconductor stocks start to carve out a price floor after a steep sell-off, Citigroup told clients Thursday. Not only have Nvidia estimates been cut 18 percent on lower cryptocurrency…

Upbound Raises $9m To Fix Multi-Cluster Orchestration Nightmares

Venture capital continues to make its way to the multi-cloud orchestration world, with Seattle-based Upbound raising a $9m series A. Kubernetes is great at orchestrating a single cluster. Upbound wants to extend this orchestration to multiple Kubernetes clusters across multiple…

Sleep Number beds don't record you while you're sleeping, but the company considered it

Some customers of mattress-maker Sleep Number noticed an alarming passage in the company’s privacy policy this week: It said it may record “audio in your room to detect snoring and similar sleep conditions.” Sleep Number quickly called the terms a…