Comments Off on Apple Bans Facebook Research App That Pays Users to Access Data
Apple blocked Facebook’s Research VPN app yesterday. Apple acted before the social media network could respond by shutting it down by themselves.
The Research app has caused recent controversy, which was sparked by [..]
Comments Off on Apple Cuts 200 Staff Members From Its Autonomous Car Division
Apple has dismissed over 200 employees this week from Project Titan, its autonomous vehicle department, according to a report from CNBC. At this time, it is unclear how many were let go altogether and how many were moved to [..]
Comments Off on Microsoft Pledges $500 Million To Provide Affordable Housing in Seattle
Microsoft pledged $500 million to develop affordable housing and address homelessness. This pledge, its largest ever, comes in response to Seattle’s widening affordability gap.
A large portion of the money will [..]
Comments Off on Banking Startup N26 Raises $300 Million at a $2.7 Billion Valuation
N26, a German fintech startup, raised a Series D funding round of $300 million led by Insight Venture Partners. With participants include Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and existing investors such as [..]
Comments Off on Apple Issues Profit Warning to Investors
Apple CEO Tim Cook released a letter yesterday, revising guidance for the company’s Q1 fiscal results. Apple had previously told investors they could expect revenue of $89 billion to $93 billion in its first quarter. [..]
Comments Off on Amazon Has A Record-Breaking Holiday
Amazon announced yesterday it had another record-breaking holiday season. The retailer said it added “tens of millions” of new Prime membership subscribers, both paid and on a trial basis. Worldwide [..]
Comments Off on Facebook Explains Why Third-party Apps Had Access to Messages
Facebook, Inc. once again has to defend their actions, this time regarding its messaging partnerships. Shares dropped more than 7% after a report stated that Facebook allowed intrusive access to user data.
Comments Off on Apple Announces New $1 Billion Expansion into Austin
Apple announced a significant expansion of its operations, including a new campus in Austin that is expected to cost upwards of $1 billion. The company will also open new offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Diego as it [..]
Comments Off on Salesforce Ventures Introduces $100 Million Fund for Japanese Startups
Salesforce Ventures is launching a $100 million fund to invest in Japanese startups, the company announced late Tuesday afternoon. The Japan Trailblazer Fund will help empower Japanese startups, fuel cloud innovation, and [..]
Even with the recent downward trend in cryptocurrency, e-commerce giant Amazon is introducing two new blockchain technology services, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain.