Instagram to test cross-posting stories to WhatsApp
Facebook, owner of Instagram and WhatsApp, is testing a feature with a small group testing a feature that will allow users to post their Instagram Stories directly to WhatsApp as a WhatsApp status. This feature is similar to [..]
Apple Confirms It Slows Performance in Old iPhones to Prevent Shutdowns
If you have noticed your iPhone has slowed down considerably recently, you aren’t imagining it. Apple has confirmed in a statement on Thursday saying that it has used software updates to limit the performance of older [..]
Facebook will now penalize posts that beg for likes, comments and shares.
In an attempt to retain its emphasis on authenticity, Facebook has just announced that it will be demoting posts that ask for likes, comments, or tags to increase engagement.
The posts, coined “engagement bait” usually [..]
Disney to Acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 Billion in Groundbreaking Deal
The Walt Disney Company announced that they will acquire the majority of assets from rival 21st Century Fox, making this one of the largest media mergers in history. Disney will pay $52.4 billion for Fox. Disney will acquire [..]
Lyft partners with Guild Education to offer drivers tuition discounts
Working your own hours and being your own boss are no longer the best perks of driving for Lyft. The ride-share company has just announced a partnership with Guild Education that will give drivers tuition discounts and [..]
Arianna Huffington’s startup Thrive Global has raised another $30 million for a $120 million valuation
Thrive Global, a behavior change media and technology company founded by Arianna Huffington, has raised an additional $30 million in its second round of funding. The New York-based start-up is currently valued at $120. The [..]
WeWork Acquires Meetup as Acquisition Streak Continues
In its fifth acquisition in nearly six months, shared workspace startup WeWork has just announced that it will purchase Meetup for an undisclosed amount.
Launched in 2010, WeWork provides over 10 million square feet of [..]
Meg Whitman Steps Down as CEO of Hewlett Packard
In a surprise announcement, Meg Whitman will be stepping down from her position as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. The CEO position at HPE will be handed over to its president, Antonio Neri, beginning on February 1. [..]