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Most Southwest Flight 1380 Passengers Used Oxygen Masks Incorrectly: Here's How To Do It Properly During Emergency

Passengers of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 shared how not to wear an oxygen mask. Listen to the instructions carefully to avoid passing out during an emergency landing.

Business Tech April 19, 2018

Passenger Live Streams Aftermath Of Southwest Plane Engine Explosion

A passenger was able to share videos on Facebook of what he and other passengers experienced inside the Southwest airline that exploded while on its way to Dallas. Investigators confirmed that the airplane has damage in its engine and fuselage.

Business Tech April 18, 2018

Amazon UK Employees Reportedly Peed In Bottles So They Wouldn't Get Fired For Taking Bathroom Breaks

An undercover author who infiltrated an Amazon warehouse has claimed that its workers pee in bottles for fear of getting penalized over bathroom breaks. Amazon, meanwhile, refuted the claims.

Business Tech April 18, 2018

T-Mobile Used 'False Ringtones' To Trick Customers Into Thinking Their Rural Calls Were Going Through

The court finally ordered T-Mobile to pay a fine of $40 million to the U.S. Treasury after it had found the company guilty. Consumers complained to the FCC about the network's actions that tricked rural subscribers with 'false ringtones' to simulate call completion.

Business Tech April 18, 2018

CEO Reed Hastings Says $8 Billion In Content Spending Isn’t Enough As Netflix Hits 125 Million Subscribers

Netflix plans to spend $8 billion on original content this year. It seems an obscene amount of money, but when you think of the streaming service’s 125 million subscribers and counting, it suddenly doesn’t seem all that much.

Business Tech April 17, 2018

New 3-Month $30 MoviePass Deal Gives You 4 2D Movies Per Month, Plus iHeartRadio All Access

Get iHeartRadio’s All Access on demand service plus four movies each month via MoviePass for just $30, valid for three months. The new model is both an attempt to get new customers and bleed less money.

Business Tech April 15, 2018

'Void If Removed' Warranty Stickers Are Illegal, Warns The FTC: 6 Major Companies Get Warnings

The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on companies that condition the warranty coverage to use specific parts or services. The FTC warned six major companies to stop such practices because they're illegal.

Business Tech April 12, 2018

Say Hello To Flippy, A Burger-Flipping Robot That May Soon Take Jobs From Humans

Caliburger just demonstrated its first automated grill chef named Flippy. According to the company, it is not meant to take away jobs from human workers.

Business Tech March 7, 2018

Want To Drive An Uber? New Study Reveals You Will Not Earn Much And Can Actually Lose Money

A new study published by MIT revealed the earning potential of ride-hailing services. Uber and Lyft drivers are earning less than minimum wage.

Business Tech March 5, 2018

Disney Unable To Stop Redbox From Selling Digital Download Codes

A judge hurt Disney's chances of winning a lawsuit against movie rental company Redbox. The judge says that Redbox selling Disney's digital download codes doesn't violate any restrictions.

Business Tech February 22, 2018

Google Sued Over Firing Software Developer For Speaking About Diversity And Harassment

A former Google employee sued the company for firing him back in November 2017 for making pro-diversity posts. Google, on its part, says it's just trying to eliminate harmful stereotypes.

Business Tech February 22, 2018

Error On Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Causes Prices To Drop To Zero For 20 Minutes

A glitch on a Japanese Bitcoin exchange caused the prices of various cryptocurrencies to drop to zero. Many took advantage of the opportunity to buy millions worth of cryptocurrencies.

Business Tech February 21, 2018

Coinbase Responds To Overcharges Incurred By Customers

Coinbase addressed the overcharging and unauthorized withdrawals from users accounts. It is now pointing the finger in the direction of credit card companies.

Business Tech February 20, 2018

South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead Amid Government Attemps To Reign Market

A South Korean official in charge of taking back control of the country's lucrative cryptocurrency market was found dead at his home on Sunday. He was working on legislation to take control of the cryptocurrency market.

Business Tech February 20, 2018

Steven Seagal Endorses Cryptocurrency Startup With Questionable Scheme

Steven Seagal was tagged as a brand ambassador for a cryptocurrency startup with a suspicious name and business plan. The action star is reportedly promoting the cryptocurrency as it heads towards its ICO.

Business Tech February 20, 2018

Atari Is Setting Its Eyes On Cryptocurrency With The Atari Token And Pong Token

Atari will make a bid on cryptocurrency with the launch of Atari Token and Pong Token. Rollout of the new Bitcoins remains unknown, but they are understood as the company’s entry to the digital entertainment and online casino platforms.

Business Tech February 16, 2018

HTC Smartphone Chief Resigns Effective Immediately, Citing 'Personal Career Plan'

HTC seems to be in a tough spot, as its smartphone chief just announced his resignation effective immediately. Chialin Chang is departing the company to pursue a 'personal career plan,' and HTC has yet to appoint a replacement.

Business Tech February 14, 2018

Amazon Is Laying Off Hundreds Of Employees As It Shifts Focus To Alexa, AWS

Amazon is cutting back on the number of employees on its Seattle operation. Hundreds will be laid off in the coming weeks, which the company said is part of adjustments to focus on growth-extensive businesses such as Alexa and AWS.

Business Tech February 12, 2018

Apple, LG Throwing Big Bucks To OLED Microdisplay Company For AR and VR Headsets

Major tech companies have invested in a small company in New York that makes OLED microdisplays. Apple, LG, and Valve have put in $10 million to eMagin for possible AR and VR headsets.

Business Tech February 13, 2018

Augmedix Is Transforming The Way Physicians Are Interacting With Their Patients

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Pelu Tran, President, Chief Customer Officer of Augmedix. He discussed the inspiration behind the company and how it formed, in addition to explaining how Augmedix works.

Business Tech February 19, 2018

How Top Uber Lawyer Tony West And CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Convinced Waymo To Accept $250 Million Settlement

The nasty legal fight between Uber and Waymo over self-driving technology has officially come to a close, with Uber settling for $245 million. How did that happen?

Business Tech February 11, 2018

Sorry, Broadcom: Qualcomm Isn’t Giving In On Your $121 Billion Acquisition Offer

Qualcomm has once again rejected Broadcom’s takeover bid, regardless of the significantly increased purchase price at $121 billion. But the shareholders might have a final say early March.

Business Tech February 9, 2018

Twitter Still Loses Users In US, But Has Its First Profitable Quarter In 12 Years

Twitter posted its financial results and for the first time in 12 years, it actually had a profitable quarter. On the downside, the social network is still losing users in the United States.

Business Tech February 9, 2018

Amazon Prime Now Adds Whole Foods Groceries For Free 2-Hour Delivery

The Amazon Prime Now delivery service now covers Whole Foods groceries as well, with free two-hour deliveries. The option is only available in four markets for now, but Amazon plans to expand it nationwide.

Business Tech February 8, 2018

Broadcom Lays Down Best And Final Offer To Acquire Qualcomm At $121 Billion

Broadcom is now offering $121 billion to buy Qualcomm, after the chipmaker rejected its initial acquisition offer. That new price is its 'best and final' offer.

Business Tech February 6, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Top Wii U: Company Posts Best Q3 In 8 Years

Nintendo Switch sales drove the highest third-quarter operating profit the company has seen in eight years. Nintendo has now raised its forecast for both profit and sales.

Business Tech January 31, 2018

Amazon Is Tackling Healthcare With Help From JPMorgan Chase And Warren Buffett

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to provide their employees with an independent healthcare company. The healthcare company is described as a long-term plan.

Business Tech January 30, 2018

Uber Selling Its XChange Leasing Portfolio To Startup Fair To Focus More On Its Core Business

Uber decided to sell its Xchange leasing portfolio to startup Fair in a bid to concentrate on its core business. Uber will still lease vehicles to drivers through an exclusive deal with Fair in the United States.

Business Tech January 30, 2018

Verizon Announces BOGO Deal: Buy 1 iPhone 8 Or iPhone X And Get Another For $700 Off

Following the footstep of T-Mobile, Verizon advertised its new BOGO deal for 2018. Subscribers will get $700 off their second iPhone purchase via credits to their monthly statements.

Business Tech January 28, 2018

US Tax Reform Prompts Starbucks To Increase Worker Pay And Benefits

Starbucks announced its plans to provide additional raises and benefits for its U.S. employees. Citing the recent U.S. tax reform, the company said it will offer an additional raise, stock grants, and more.

Business Tech January 26, 2018

AT&T CEO Calls On Congress To Create An Internet Bill Of Rights

AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson used ads in major newspapers to call on Congress to create net neutrality law. The move is seen as a way of circumventing the drawn-out process that will create a headache for the company.

Business Tech January 24, 2018

EU Slaps Qualcomm With $1.23B Fine Over Anticompetitive Deal With Apple

The European Commission fined Qualcomm €997 million or $1.23 billion over antitrust violations that hurt competition and innovation. The Commission says that between 2011 and 2016, Qualcomm paid Apple to be the exclusive supplier of LTE chips for iPhones.

Business Tech January 26, 2018

Facebook Buys Government ID Verification Startup Confirm.io: Buh-Bye, Fake Accounts?

Facebook acquired Confirm.io, a government ID authentication startup. The move should boost security on the social network and make the Facebook community safer.

Business Tech January 26, 2018

UberEats Buys David Chang’s Food Delivery Service Ando

UberEats acquired David Chang’s delivery food service startup Ando. The company announced it will cease operations immediately. The move could signal the service’s first step into food preparation.

Business Tech January 24, 2018

Netflix CEO Not Afraid Of Potential Disney Streaming Service: ‘I’ll Be A Subscriber’

Disney is planning to launch its own video-streaming service in 2019, with the help of its recent acquisition, 21st Century Fox. Its biggest rival Netflix isn’t fazed.

Business Tech January 23, 2018

Netflix Price Hike Didn't Matter: Over 8 Million New Subscribers Added In Record-Breaking Q4

Netflix increased its subscription rates in October 2017, but that did not hold back the streaming service from booking a record-breaking quarter. The company added 8.4 million new subscribers in the period and posted a net income of $186 million.

Business Tech January 23, 2018

South Korea Plans To Hit Bitcoin Exchanges With Taxes

South Korea, still fighting with its massive cryptomarket, now plans to tax its bitcoin exchanges. South Korea continues its fight to regulate the market after previously discussing a possible ban on bitcoin.

Business Tech January 23, 2018

Amazon Go Seattle Ready To Open: What Is It Like To Shop At The No Checkout Store?

The first Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle is finally ready to open to the public. How does the cashless, no-checkout store work, and what is it like to shop there?

Business Tech January 21, 2018

Amazon Prime Membership Fee Increases $2 To $12.99 Per Month: Time To Switch To The Annual Plan?

Amazon increased the monthly rate of an Amazon Prime membership to $12.99, for a total of $156 over a year. The move may be the online retailer's way of pushing customers to an annual subscription, which remains at $99.

Business Tech January 21, 2018

Amazon HQ2: Toronto Is The Only Canadian City On The Shortlist, But Does It Stand A Chance?

Amazon announced its list of 20 finalists in the race for HQ2 and Toronto is the only Canadian city still in the running but does it stand a chance? Here's what experts are saying.

Business Tech January 19, 2018

Uber Officially Closes Deal With SoftBank, Ballooning Travis Kalanick’s Net Worth

Japanese corporation SoftBank has officially completed a multi-billion dollar investment to Uber. The sale includes an additional $1.25 billion investment directly into the ride-hailing company.

Business Tech January 19, 2018

Amazon Announces Shortlist Of 20 Finalists For Second Headquarters

The sweepstake for which city will get Amazon's second headquarters has narrowed down. Amazon announced the shortlist for the new headquarters which includes New York, Boston, and Denver.

Business Tech January 18, 2018

Emirates Orders Up To 36 Airbus A380s Planes Worth $16B, Ending Shutdown Concerns

Emirates struck a new deal with Airbus, agreeing to order up to 36 A380 planes worth $16 billion. The airline agreed to 20 firm orders, with the option to get 16 more.

Business Tech January 18, 2018

Apple, Google Buses For Employees Attacked In San Francisco: Windows Smashed By Pellet Guns

Buses for Apple and Google employees have been attacked in San Francisco, forcing the tech companies to change the route of the shuttle services. The unknown assailants may be using pellet guns to smash the windows of the buses.

Business Tech January 18, 2018

Rounding Up The Theories For The Current Cryptocurrency Market Crash

Cryptocurrency has not had a good month. Fortunes seemed to be on the rise until an unexpected crash occurred at the end of last year, taking the winds out of the sails of the cryptocurrency market.

Business Tech February 1, 2018

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