HP rejects Xerox buyout offer, at least for now

HP has been receiving buyout offers as of late, but it's not ready to lose its independence — at least, not yet. The tech pioneer has rejected a Xerox proposal to buy the company for $22 per share, arguing that the current offer "undervalues" HP an…

Roku spent $150 million so it can sell more ads

Roku is no longer just a company making TV streaming boxes and dongles. It's become a powerful advertising company, too. By some estimates, it streams more ad-supported hours than any other over-the-top (OTT) platform. Today, it announced plans to do…

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup

The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle…