Comments Off on Microsoft Offers 500 Patents to Startups
Microsoft announced earlier today that it will expand its Azure IP Advantage program, which protects its Azure users from patent trolls. It will also help connect customers who are building IoT solutions with 10,000 patents, [..]
Comments Off on Disney closes its $71B Fox acquisition deal
As of yesterday, Disney has officially finalized its acquisition of 21st Century Fox. This deal will solidify Disney’s position in the video streaming world.
The $71 billion deal means Disney will add favorite shows [..]
Comments Off on Google Removes Billions Of Bad Ads, And Plans New Policy Manager
Google released earlier today its annual update which states the progress it has made to improve its ad business.
Through both manual reviews and machine learning, Google said that last year it removed 2.3 billion ads that [..]
Comments Off on Tesla Changes Strategy, Causing Stockholders to Doubt
Tesla has long been a pioneer in the green vehicle industry. With electric cars, solar panels, and battery storage, the company had strong sales and was opening 11 new store locations across the country.
However, early this [..]
Comments Off on Amazon Pulls Out Of Lease in Seattle After Tax Fight
Amazon, which earlier this month scrapped a plan to open offices in New York after fighting with local politicians, is now backing out a lease at Rainier Square tower in Seattle. The lease was one of the biggest in the [..]
Comments Off on Huwaei Gains Ground on Samsung and Apple
Samsung and Apple are losing more of their smartphone market share to Huawei, according to new research. The reasons customers are turning away from these two powerhouse brands are due to the high prices on their top [..]
Comments Off on JPMorgan Chase First Big US Bank To Release A Cryptocurrency
JPMorgan officially became the first big US bank to roll out its own cryptocurrency for use.
The bank plans to begin to incorporate the cryptocurrency – called JPM Coin – in a small percentage of its wholesale [..]
Comments Off on Some Popular iPhone Apps Can Record Your Screen Without Permission
A recent report from TechCrunch found that some popular iPhone apps can record everything you do on your phone’s screen, often without first asking for permission.
Apps like Air Canada, Hollister, Expedia, and [..]
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 [..]