Amazon reportedly buying autonomous vehicle startup Zoox

Amazon reportedly buying autonomous vehicle startup Zoox

Ben Fox Rubin/CNET Amazon has agreed to acquire autonomy startup Zoox for a sum in excess of $1 billion, according to sources cited by The Information. The news comes hot on the heels of a Wall Street Journal report last month¬†indicating that such talks were taking place. The deal, expected to be announced formally today, […]
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz reportedly stepping down at AR startup

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz reportedly stepping down at AR startup

Rony Abovitz is leaving his post as CEO of augmented reality startup Magic Leap. Brian Ach/Getty Images for Wired Magic Leap co-founder and CEO Rony Abovitz reportedly informed employees at the augmented reality startup on Thursday that he’s stepping down from...
Microsoft pulls out of facial recognition startup AnyVision

Microsoft pulls out of facial recognition startup AnyVision

James Martin/CNET Microsoft has pulled its minority investment out of a facial recognition startup that made headlines last year for allegedly surveilling Palestinians, the tech giant said Friday. Microsoft also said it would halt any minority investments in companies...