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Snap Inc. Performance Questioned Ahead Of IPO

Snap Inc. Performance Questioned Ahead Of IPO

A former Snap Inc. employee has filed a lawsuit claiming that the company hasn’t been honest about its pre-IPO performance metrics. The suit was filed with the L.A. County Superior Court. The filer of the lawsuit, Anthony Pompliano,... 
Many Favorite Disney Movies Are Coming To Hulu

Many Favorite Disney Movies Are Coming To Hulu

Hulu has announced reaching a multi-year licensing agreement with Disney (NYSE:DIS) that will bring family favorites like Mulan, Pocahontas, and The Nightmare Before Christmas to the service. The deal gives the service exclusive subscription... 
Amazon Reportedly Developing App For Truck Shipments

Amazon Reportedly Developing App For Truck Shipments

Reports have emerged that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is building an app that would connect truckers with shippers in need of truckers in an “Uber-like” way. Several job postings by the company appear to confirm this. A job posting for... 
Yahoo Announces Another Massive Security Breach

Yahoo Announces Another Massive Security Breach

Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) has broken its own embarrassing record for the biggest security breach in history. Now, the company is saying that a 3-year-old security breach enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts. Nearly... 
Amazon Unveils Futuristic New Grocery Concept

Amazon Unveils Futuristic New Grocery Concept

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced the launch of a futuristic new grocery store concept dubbed Amazon Go. The concept aims to take some of the hassles out of grocery shopping by removing two of the greatest obstacles to customer satisfaction:... 
NHTSA Proposes New ‘Driver Mode’ For Smartphones

NHTSA Proposes New ‘Driver Mode’ For Smartphones

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has turned its focus to reducing driver distraction from portable devices and other gear designed to be connected to your car. The agency has now published its first safety... 
Apple Announces Replacement Programs To Fix iPhone Issues

Apple Announces Replacement Programs To Fix iPhone Issues

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has launched a new official repair program to address the iPhone 6s’s unexpected shutdown issue. Over the weekend, the company confirmed that some customers were seeing their phones unceremoniously switch off.... 
Facebook Develops New Inbox Feature For Businesses

Facebook Develops New Inbox Feature For Businesses

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is rolling out a new feature that allows businesses to manage their separate Facebook platforms from a single point. Soon, businesses using Facebook Pages will be able to link inboxes across Facebook, Messenger,... 
Twitter Tackles Harassment With A Better Mute Button

Twitter Tackles Harassment With A Better Mute Button

One of the biggest benefits of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is that it’s open to everyone and every opinion. This has allowed millions of people to bring attention to noteworthy causes and important issues that wouldn’t have reached such... 
Siemens To Pay $4B For Mentor Graphics

Siemens To Pay $4B For Mentor Graphics

Siemens AG (SIEGY) has announced reaching a deal to buy semiconductor-design software company Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT) for $37.25 per share in cash, or roughly $4 billion. The complete deal values Mentor at about $4.5 billion,... 
Twitter Changes Coming After Slowdown In Revenue Growth

Twitter Changes Coming After Slowdown In Revenue Growth

Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) reported a sharp slowdown in quarterly revenue growth for the third quarter of its fiscal year. Twitter reported third-quarter revenue of $616 million and non-GAAP earnings of 13 cents a share, beating estimates... 
Time Warner Worth $85.4B To AT&T

Time Warner Worth $85.4B To AT&T

AT&T (NYSE:T) has bid $85.4 billion to purchase Time Warner (NYSE:TWX). Time Warner is getting $107.50 a share, with half of the deal in AT&T stock and half in cash. That is almost 40 percent more than investors thought the... 
Airlines Restrict Samsung Galaxy Note 7s Aboard Planes

Airlines Restrict Samsung Galaxy Note 7s Aboard Planes

Airlines and the federal government are beginning to restrict passengers from bringing Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones aboard commercial aircraft. The new rules were created by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration... 
Yahoo Users Can No Longer Set Automatic Mail Forwarding

Yahoo Users Can No Longer Set Automatic Mail Forwarding

Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) has turned off automatic email forwarding for Yahoo Mail users. Yahoo posted on its help pages that mail forwarding is currently under development. In a statement, Yahoo said, “Users can expect an update to... 
BlackBerry Pulls Plug On Hardware Business

BlackBerry Pulls Plug On Hardware Business

BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) will no longer be making its own phones. The production of BlackBerry devices now will be outsourced to third-party manufacturers, according to a statement from the company made on Wednesday. CEO John Chen... 
Google Releases New Messaging App

Google Releases New Messaging App

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced Allo, its latest messaging app, in May at the Google I/O confab. Now, the app is available for free for iOS and Android phones. Allo looks similar to many other messaging apps already on the market. The... 
Increasing Demand Raises Intel’s Fortunes

Increasing Demand Raises Intel’s Fortunes

Increasing demand for personal computers has resulted in Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) raising its quarterly revenue forecast for the first time in more than two years. Global PC shipments fell less than expected in the second quarter,... 
Tesla Autopilot Upgrade Coming In Next Two Weeks

Tesla Autopilot Upgrade Coming In Next Two Weeks

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has announced that a software upgrade to its Autopilot system will be coming in the next two weeks. The upgrade will help the system improve the use of radar signals to guide Tesla vehicles along roadways.... 
New Cable Box Rules Proposed By FCC

New Cable Box Rules Proposed By FCC

New rules from the Federal Communications Commission designed to open up the market for television set-top boxes are sure to spark a backlash from large cable companies and other pay-TV providers. Under the plan, pay television providers... 
Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note 7 Devices

Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note 7 Devices

On Friday morning, Samsung announced that it will recall every Galaxy Note 7 produced to date. According to reports, 1 million Note 7 handsets have been built at this point. The device has been on sale worldwide for just two weeks... 
Fitbit Revamps Two Popular Models

Fitbit Revamps Two Popular Models

Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) unveiled the new Charge 2 activity tracker today, the successor to the popular Charge HR, its best-selling wearable to date. The Charge 2 is the same price as the Charge HR at $149. However, the display on the Charge... 
Alphabet Orders Staff Cuts To Google Fiber

Alphabet Orders Staff Cuts To Google Fiber

Reports have emerged that Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) CEO Larry Page has ordered staff cuts to Google Fiber as the division has fallen well short of subscriber goals. The unit has reportedly only signed up 200,000 subscribers by the end... 
Apple Will Replace Pistol with Squirt Gun Emoji in iOS 10 Update, this Fall

Apple Will Replace Pistol with Squirt Gun Emoji in iOS 10 Update, this Fall

It seems like every day the powers that be add new emoji to the growing alphabet of digital texting symbols. Indeed, we can now send little icons for just about anything, despite the fact that many symbols will probably never be used. For... 
Apple Brings Former Blackberry Exec To Self-Driving Car Division

Apple Brings Former Blackberry Exec To Self-Driving Car Division

In the tech world, it is not often you hear that Blackberry is on the cutting edge of product development; at least, not anymore. While the company is certainly not out of the business, their devices have been overshadowed over the... 
Alphabet Beats Earnings Estimates, Shares Rise

Alphabet Beats Earnings Estimates, Shares Rise

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts’ expectations on Thursday. The company posted earnings of $8.42 a share on $21.5 billion in revenue. According to Thomson Reuters, Wall Street analysts... 
Sony To Sell Battery Business

Sony To Sell Battery Business

Sony Corp. (NYSE:SNE) has announced the sale of a portion of its battery business to Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd. It has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding of its intent to negotiate the transfer of its battery business... 
Verizon Bid Wins Yahoo Internet Business

Verizon Bid Wins Yahoo Internet Business

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) announced on Monday that it had submitted the winning bid to buy Yahoo’s core internet business. Verizon is paying $4.83 billion in cash for the deal, which is expected to close in early 2017. On... 
Yahoo Disappoints With Second Quarter Earnings

Yahoo Disappoints With Second Quarter Earnings

Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) reported quarterly earnings this week that fell short of Wall Street expectations. In the second quarter, Yahoo’s revenue was $1.31 billion, up from $1.24 billion in the same quarter a year ago. However,... 
Microsoft Stream Replacing Office 365 Video

Microsoft Stream Replacing Office 365 Video

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) existing Office 365 Video platform will be replaced by a new video platform called Microsoft Stream, according to an announcement made by the company on July 18. Microsoft said that Stream would become... 
Pokemon Go Popularity Surges In First Week

Pokemon Go Popularity Surges In First Week

Pokemon Go has quickly become one of the most popular games in history. Niantic Inc. released Pokemon Go on July 6th. Within two days of its release, the game had been installed on more than 5 percent of Android phones in the United...