Arjun Kharpal

Arjun Kharpal

News Assistant, CNBC EU News Digital Team

BlackBerry Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars
CES 2016

BlackBerry Is Getting Into Self-Driving Cars

The company is up against the likes of Apple, Google and Tesla.
Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech
Cars

Snubbing Apple and Google, Toyota Teams With Ford for Dashboard Tech

Ford's SmartDeviceLink allows drivers to access smartphone apps via the dashboard touch screen or even voice control.
Why Every Science Textbook Is Now Out of Date
Science

Why Every Science Textbook Is Now Out of Date

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table.
Disney Teams With Alibaba to Launch Streaming Service in China
Streaming

Disney Teams With Alibaba to Launch Streaming Service in China

Customers can stream Disney's television shows, movies and other media via a Mickey Mouse-shaped device.
Google Is Creeping Back Into China With an Investment in AI
Google

Google Is Creeping Back Into China With an Investment in AI

The U.S. company is making inroads to the world's second-largest economy.
Guess What Domain Name Google Just Bought?
Alphabet

Guess What Domain Name Google Just Bought?

Hint: It has to do with its new holding company.
Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Uber

Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Here's a breakdown of the issues the company is dealing with in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
You Can Soon Buy an 8K TV -- But There's a Catch
Television

You Can Soon Buy an 8K TV -- But There's a Catch

Sharp's $133,000 ultra-HD television will go on sale in October.
LG Just Rolled Out a $1,200 Gold Smartwatch
Wearable Tech

LG Just Rolled Out a $1,200 Gold Smartwatch

It's called the The LG Watch Urbane Luxe and only 500 will be made.
Uber Has a Mobile Game to Stop Drivers Getting Lost
Uber

Uber Has a Mobile Game to Stop Drivers Getting Lost

It's a creative solution to a common problem.
Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.
Emoji

Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.

Don't take it personally.
Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA
Security

Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA

Stronger encryption has made it significantly more difficult for the U.S. government to spy on communications.
Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City
Retail

Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City

It is appropriately called The Google Shop. Two more are set to open later in the year.
Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.
Far Out Tech

Want a 3-D Printed Selfie? There's an App for That.

People can take a picture using their smartphone or tablet, then send the picture to a 3-D printing company and receive a 3-D version of their face.
5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking
Hackers

5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking

Attackers are exploiting flaws in Google's popular operating system.