Fold ... following display issues.
Bobbi rebell is at the nasdaq ,,, with those stories and more in today's tech report.
Samsung is delaying the release of the $1,980 galaxy fold indefinitely.
The foldable hybrid smartphone/tablet had been scheduled to go on sale in the u.s. on friday.
Now samsung is saying it will reveal a new release date "in a few weeks.
At issue is the screen breakage reported by a few of the early reviewers who were given devices a week ago.
* * * * * meanwhile, rival apple says it will release a 5-g phone in 2020 with chips from qualcomm and samsung.
A 5g-equipped iphone with a faster cellular internet connection would give consumers a reason to upgrade from older models as iphone sales growth stalls.
* * * * tesla ceo elon musk says there will be fully self-driving teslas this year and robotaxis ready next year.
He laid out a vision in which current and future tesla owners can use their cars for their everyday commutes and then make money from them by watching them drive themselves off for fleet robotaxi service for a few hours.
Tesla will keep a share of the revenue when owners give up their cars for a few hours for driverless ridesharing duty.
* * * * netflix said it will start sharing more viewership data with the producers behind its originals.
It's a change in strategy for netflix as it faces more competition from disney, apple and others.
Viewership data gives talent leverage when renegotiating contracts for later seasons of tv