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What’s next for technology in entertainment?

What’s next for technology in entertainment?

When it comes to the entertainment sector, technology has prompted huge change in recent years. Advances in mobile device technology, the cloud, and how the internet can be used within entertainment have all meant that how we stay... 
How to Become a Java Developer – Practical Guide

How to Become a Java Developer – Practical Guide

The crisis forces many people to change their jobs or even their speciality completely. If you are one of those aiming to pursue a career of a java developer and searching advice on how to become a programmer, then this post is for... 
Super Nintendo World Theme Park Officially Starts Construction

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Officially Starts Construction

The construction has officially started for the Super Nintendo World theme park and as a way to celebrate, Universal Studios Japan released a trailer for the theme park that has been much anticipated in the city of Osaka. The preview... 
Amazon and Apple Join Foxconn to Secure Chip Business of Toshiba

Amazon and Apple Join Foxconn to Secure Chip Business of Toshiba

Amazon and Apple are said to be working with Foxconn in an attempt to secure part of the semiconductor business of Toshiba, which is for sale. Hon Hai, known also as Foxconn, offered over 2 trillion yen equal to $18.2 billion for the... 
Camera Zooms In and Can Recognize Faces

Camera Zooms In and Can Recognize Faces

Nest, the camera maker, has unveiled its Nest Cam IQ. The camera, at a price tag of just $299, is able to detect when someone walks, zooms in on that person and follows them for a clear shot. It can send an alert to a smartphone with... 
Netflix Could See 150 Million Worldwide Subscribers

Netflix Could See 150 Million Worldwide Subscribers

By 2020, Netflix could be in 63% of the households in the U.S. and 17% of the remainder of the world, says one analyst. In 2011, Netflix had just 20 million streaming subscribers in the U.S. It is projected that this quarter it will... 
LeEco Cutting Over 70% of Staff in U.S. Amidst Pull Back

LeEco Cutting Over 70% of Staff in U.S. Amidst Pull Back

LeEco, the Chinese smartphone and television vendor has announced it will cut more than 300 of its jobs in the U.S. which represents nearly 75% of its U.S. workforce as the conglomerate streamlines its global operations following a... 
Blackberry Returns as Stock Surges Following WannaCry

Blackberry Returns as Stock Surges Following WannaCry

The former king of mobile, whose QWERTY keyboard handsets were at one time so popular with celebrities, traders and politicians that they were given the nickname CrackBerries, now outsources its namesake phones’ manufacturing. Blackberry... 
General Motors’ Maven Launches in New York City

General Motors’ Maven Launches in New York City

General Motors launched its car sharing service known as Maven on Monday in New York. The new service allows members to rent several different GM vehicles for any reason they need from an errand of 30 minutes to a road trip of multiple... 
Revenue at Twitter Beats the Street, Monthly Users Increase

Revenue at Twitter Beats the Street, Monthly Users Increase

Twitter Inc.’s plan to turnaround the microblogging site may not take as long as first thought. The company posted a drop in revenue for the quarter for the first time since going public during 2013, but its sales of $548 million... 
McDonald’s Ordering Via Mobile Could Give Handsome Return

McDonald’s Ordering Via Mobile Could Give Handsome Return

Mobile ordering will be available in late 2017 at McDonald’s and Wall Street is happy with the thought. Shares of McDonald’s reached a new all-time high last Friday and are up close to 10% during 2017. McDonald’s has been enjoying... 
Snapchat: CEO Did Not Label India as Being Poor

Snapchat: CEO Did Not Label India as Being Poor

Anger in India has boiled over amongst users of social media following allegations by an ex-employee that its Snapchat’s current CEO once called India a poor country that was not a priority for the popular app. Snapchat vehemently... 
Executive With Uber Invokes Fifth Amendment

Executive With Uber Invokes Fifth Amendment

An executive at Uber accused of stealing technology for driverless cars from Google his former employer is invoking his Fifth Amendment right to avoid incrimination, said his lawyers. Attorney representing Anthony Levandowski, the... 
Euronet Worldwide Tops Offer by Ant to Acquire MoneyGram

Euronet Worldwide Tops Offer by Ant to Acquire MoneyGram

Euronet Worldwide Inc. the U.S. based electronic payments company launched a bid of $1 billion for MoneyGram International on Tuesday. Euronet argued that its deal involving two American companies would not face as much scrutiny from... 
Snapchat Could Be Given Difficult Test by Asia Rival

Snapchat Could Be Given Difficult Test by Asia Rival

The big rival to Snapchat in Asia could spell trouble. Snow is known for its popular animated face filter that is making this messaging app grow rapidly in popularity. Users across Asia, especially girls are in love with the pretty... 
Tech Giant in Asia Not Planning to Please Trump

Tech Giant in Asia Not Planning to Please Trump

China’s largest maker of smartphones does not have any plans to follow other large tech companies in Asia by meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and delivering promises of new jobs in the U.S. Richard Yu, the consumer business... 
CEO at Uber Orders Sexual Harassment Investigation

CEO at Uber Orders Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber, the ride-hailing startup, has announced that it will open an investigation after one of its former employees made allegations to the public of sexism as well as harassment at the company. A former engineer, Susan Fowler, who... 
Top Official in Italy Says Facebook Must Act on Hate Speech

Top Official in Italy Says Facebook Must Act on Hate Speech

On Monday, the president of the lower house of parliament in Italy said Facebook needs to do more to end hate speech on the social media site. She warned that increasing abuse on a number of social media sites was driven by the increase... 
Uber Fights Trump Immigration Order with Driver’s Legal Fund

Uber Fights Trump Immigration Order with Driver’s Legal Fund

Just hours after the co-founders of Lyft announced a donation of $1 billion to defend the Constitution to the American Civil Liberties Union, CEO Travis Kalanick at Uber opened his wallet as well. The Uber CEO promised via a post on... 
Microsoft Posts Higher Profit on Cloud Service Demand

Microsoft Posts Higher Profit on Cloud Service Demand

On Thursday, Microsoft Corp posted a rise of 3.6% in profit for its fiscal second quarter, helped from growth in its rapidly growing business of cloud computing. However, the company experienced a small decline in its margins for... 
Hugo Barra Leaving Xiaomi for Silicon Valley

Hugo Barra Leaving Xiaomi for Silicon Valley

Hugo Barra is returning to Silicon Valley. The international chief at Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi stepped down following a turbulent run of four years that saw the company rise to the top of its China phone market prior to local... 
St. Jude Medical to Release Update Fixing Hacking Vulnerability

St. Jude Medical to Release Update Fixing Hacking Vulnerability

This week St. Jude Medical said it has starting deploying updates to its system of Merlin.net Patients Care Network. The security updates followed reports that during the latter part of 2016 the [email protected] transmitter that is used... 
Twitter Chief in China Steps Down

Twitter Chief in China Steps Down

Twitter Inc’s announced that is controversial chief for its operations in China departed the company after just eight months. This is the latest executive that has left the micro-blogging company amidst its reorganization across... 
Toshiba Has $6.6 Billion of Market Value Wiped Away by Investors

Toshiba Has $6.6 Billion of Market Value Wiped Away by Investors

Toshiba has dreamed of becoming a leader in the nuclear energy industry. Those dreams are now only big nightmare’s for the Japanese based company. Jittery investors have wiped off more than $6.6 billion of the market value of the... 
Panasonic and Tesla to Begin Solar Cells Production in New York

Panasonic and Tesla to Begin Solar Cells Production in New York

Panasonic Corp together with Tesla Motors announced on December 27 that they have reached an agreement to begin production of photovoltaic cells and modules in a Buffalo, New York factory. The two companies released a joint statement... 
President Obama Take Steps to Block Chip Maker Acquisition by Chinese Company

President Obama Take Steps to Block Chip Maker Acquisition by Chinese Company

On Friday, President Barrack Obama moved to block a deal by a Chinese company to acquire a German based high-tech business due to national security grounds. This is an unusual step that might make for more tensions between Donald... 
GoPro Planning to Cut 200 Jobs

GoPro Planning to Cut 200 Jobs

GoPro, the maker of action cameras made to be worn on the body that have become the favorites of thrill-seekers, athletes and anyone who wants to take a video of almost anything, has said that it would eliminate up to 200 jobs in order... 
DraftKings and FanDuel Finally Will Merge

DraftKings and FanDuel Finally Will Merge

The two giants of daily fantasy sports DraftKings and FanDuel agreed to a merger following a tumultuous year where both saw their market value plunge as a number of attorneys general brought up questions about the legality of the games... 
Google Capital Has Stake in Snapchat

Google Capital Has Stake in Snapchat

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc now has a share of Snapchat. Google Capital, one of two venture capital companies of Alphabet quietly added a stake in Snapchat to its investments on Friday. There were few details provided by the company... 
Report: Uber Dominates Ride Market in U.S.

Report: Uber Dominates Ride Market in U.S.

Wednesday report indicated that Uber has in effect won the market war across the U.S. for ride-hailing although its biggest competitor Lyft continues to gain more market share. Uber is the dominant force in every city in the U.S. where... 
Theranos Closing Labs and Cutting Jobs

Theranos Closing Labs and Cutting Jobs

Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes said late on Wednesday that the business would close its labs and its testing centers for Walgreens. The letter, which was posted on the website of the company, was an epitaph for the business... 
Europe: YouTube Must Pay Artists More

Europe: YouTube Must Pay Artists More

Europe has started a new battle in its fight against big tech from the U.S., as it announced draft rules that could make YouTube as well as others pay more to the world’s music industry. European Union law is administrated by the... 
Google Asia is Faster as Undersea Cable Reaches Data Center

Google Asia is Faster as Undersea Cable Reaches Data Center

People online across Asia could be enjoying faster access to some services on Internet starting today as news was released that Google switched on its latest high-speed undersea cable, bringing faster connectivity to its services within... 
Samsung Stops Shipments of Smartphone Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Stops Shipments of Smartphone Galaxy Note 7

South Korea based Samsung Electronics has seen a revival in its mobile sector of late, but all of that was thrown into great doubt as the tech titan stopped all shipments in South Korea of its new  smartphone the Galaxy Note 7. Investors... 
Facebook Changes Trending News to Be More Automated

Facebook Changes Trending News to Be More Automated

On Friday, Facebook said it was automating its feature trending stories further, a move that scales back the human input in order to prevent any personal bias from influencing the stories that are highlighted. The giant of social media... 
Sales of Apple Watch Plummet 55%

Sales of Apple Watch Plummet 55%

For just the first time, the global smartwatch market experienced a decline year over year of more than 32% showed data released by International Data Corporation or IDC an online research firm. While Apple remained the market leader... 
Seagate to Eliminate 6,500 Jobs Despite Hard Disk Demand

Seagate to Eliminate 6,500 Jobs Despite Hard Disk Demand

Seagate Technology will eliminate approximately 6,500 jobs across the globe, which is equivalent to about 14% of its overall workforce, it announced on Monday. The company has announced in June that it was cutting 1,600 jobs that equaled... 
Netflix and Comcast Set Feud Aside for Top Box Deal

Netflix and Comcast Set Feud Aside for Top Box Deal

Netflix has entered into a deal with Comcast that is pleasing to those people looking to stop buying complete cable programming and just channels they are interested in watching. Netflix’s streaming service will soon be available... 
Strong Dollar Will Cost Apple and Others Sales Following Brexit

Strong Dollar Will Cost Apple and Others Sales Following Brexit

Investors should be getting ready to listen to more negative impact of foreign exchange of currency on financial results from large tech companies in the U.S. That is due to the U.S. dollar strengthening which started over a year ago... 
Twilio the Communications Startup Files for Initial Public Offering

Twilio the Communications Startup Files for Initial Public Offering

Even though there currently is a cool market for IPOs, communications startup Twilio Inc based in San Francisco has decided to take the plunge and filed for an initial public offering. On Thursday, the company disclosed that it filed... 
Twitter Might Remove Links and Photos from Tweet Limit

Twitter Might Remove Links and Photos from Tweet Limit

For many years, users of Twitter have been complaining that photo and links URLs are counted against the 140-character limit for tweets. Now that might change finally as according to a new report online, Twitter is going to stop including... 
Facebook Insists It Does Not Discriminate

Facebook Insists It Does Not Discriminate

Following allegations this past week that Facebook was suppressing conservative issues on its social network, Mark Zuckerberg the CEO invited a group of political conservatives to speak to him regarding the issue. Zuckerberg in a post... 
Opera Launches Power Saving Mode, Says Extends Battery Life 50%

Opera Launches Power Saving Mode, Says Extends Battery Life 50%

Each month it appears that the Opera browser is becoming more compelling. Opera, which appears to be determined to put generations of improvements into just a short period, boasts one more reason for users to switch to using its browser:... 
Intel Cutting Up its Atom Chips

Intel Cutting Up its Atom Chips

Intel could be preparing to exit the tablets and smartphone market wasting billions of its dollars already spent trying to expand each of those markets. The company has cancelled its Atom chips, code named Broxton and Sofia, for mobile... 
Mitel Networks Acquiring Polycom for $2 Billion

Mitel Networks Acquiring Polycom for $2 Billion

Mitel Networks agreed to purchase Polycom Inc in a close to $2 billion deal that includes both cash and stock pushed on by activist investors Elliott Management to spur on consolidation in the industry of telecom-equipment. In October,... 
Sony Forms ForwardWorks a New Company for Mobile Gaming

Sony Forms ForwardWorks a New Company for Mobile Gaming

Sony will bring titles of PlayStation and mobile devices together for users in Asia. The company announced the launching of a new business that is dedicated to bringing titles of PlayStation to mobile devices of users across Japan... 
Cisco Acquiring Israel-based Leaba Semiconductor

Cisco Acquiring Israel-based Leaba Semiconductor

Cisco has continued its buying spree Thursday as it made the announcement that its acquiring chip designer Leaba Semiconductor based in Israel for a price of $320 million. Cisco sees the acquisition as a means of bolstering its offering... 
HP Inc’s Start as Standalone Company Selling PCs is Shaky

HP Inc’s Start as Standalone Company Selling PCs is Shaky

HP Inc has suffered through the first three month period as a standalone business after posting lower revenues and net earnings from the same period one year ago, as nearly every facet of the company experienced a decline. HP Inc posted... 
Fitbit Misses on Forecasts of Rollout of Devices

Fitbit Misses on Forecasts of Rollout of Devices

Fitbit Inc has bet that its global marketing campaigns that will introduces its latest wearable devices that are health-tracking, including a smartwatch that is inexpensive, will help keep its dominance in an industry that is becoming... 
Telecom Italia Increases Spending, Slows Reduction of Debt

Telecom Italia Increases Spending, Slows Reduction of Debt

Telecom Italia is increasing its spending on building out, fixed, faster and mobile networks in its domestic market during the next 36 months, where it sees the core earnings returning to growth starting 2017, said the company on Tuesday. The...