Documents reveal that AMI, the parent company of tabloid National Enquirer, has threatened to publish nude photos of Jeff Bezos. But the Amazon CEO isn’t playing its game.
Business Tech February 8, 2019
QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten has the only access to the cold storage of the cryptocurrency exchange. When he died in December, he took the encrypted access to $190 million worth of cryptocurrency.
Business Tech February 5, 2019
Q Acoustics latest speaker, Concept 300, arrives with an aluminum tripod stand called the Tensegrity that kills unnecessary vibrations. Critics said the stand is the real star — not the speaker itself.
Business Tech February 4, 2019
With Roku's new Premium Subscriptions feature, subscribers can stream the channels they want without the need to install the apps on their Roku device. The update will arrive in succeeding weeks, first to Roku players and Roku TVs afterward,
Business Tech January 30, 2019
The US Justice Department filed nearly two dozen charges against Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou. One indictment claims the Chinese smartphone maker tried to steal trade secrets from T-Mobile.
Business Tech January 29, 2019
Relativity Space entered a contract with the U.S. Air Force for the exclusive use of Launch Complex 16, or LC-16. The company's 3D-printed rocket will be launched in 2020.
Business Tech January 19, 2019
No more push-to-order for German folks. With plenty of nudging from a consumer watchdog, a high state court has ruled that Amazon Dash buttons are breaching certain laws and must be stopped.
Business Tech January 12, 2019
Amazon is rumored to be expanding Whole Foods in big ways. Not only will it bring Prime Now to all outlets, but it’s allegedly building even more stores in a bunch of different states.
Business Tech December 31, 2018
This year, for the first time, Huawei performed better than Apple. The Chinese company sold more phones worldwide than the Cupertino brand, but it faces tough challenges ahead.
Business Tech December 26, 2018
Companies in China offer incentives to employees who buy Huawei devices. Some go to the extent of threatening to confiscate employees' iPhones and terminate those who use Apple products.
Business Tech December 25, 2018
Facebook might be exploring opportunities involving stablecoin. If so, it would be the first major company to pursue blockchain, and it stands to succeed given its massive user base.
Business Tech December 21, 2018
France is going to implement its own tax on Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, which are collectively known in the EU region as GAFA starting Jan. 1. Other countries in the EU including the UK are also pushing to impose their own taxes to tech giants
Business Tech December 18, 2018
Amazon doesn’t want to lose profits over selling CRaP items, which stands for products that “Can’t Realize a Profit.” As such, it’s asking brands to make some big changes.
Business Tech December 17, 2018
After securing a temporary injunction against Apple, Qualcomm requested to ban the sales of iPhones XS, XS Max, and XR in China. The Cupertino, California-based company, meanwhile, insisted the units with iOS 12 weren't part of the order.
Business Tech December 14, 2018
Amazon is setting sights on bigger things for its cashierless grocery concept. Depending on how plans go, travelers could soon find an Amazon Go in their airport.
Business Tech December 8, 2018
Facebook internal emails sent between 2012 and 2015 revealed that the social media giant engaged in controversial practices. The UK parliament released the correspondence, which was disclosed by Facebook as part of a lawsuit.
Business Tech December 6, 2018
Amazon Go is currently undergoing tests in bigger stores, according to new reports. The cashierless grocery service debuted earlier this year but has had minor hiccups since.
Business Tech December 3, 2018
The CEO of Samsung supplier Toptec is among those who were charged for leaking intellectual property to a Chinese company in exchange for $13.8 million. Prosecutors said the supplier sold the technology after its sales dipped.
Business Tech December 2, 2018
Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene to be replaced by former Oracle exec Thomas Kurian.
Business Tech November 17, 2018
Tesla and SEC have urged a Manhattan court judge to approve a settlement reached by the parties. This comes after Elon Musk refuted a report that James Murdoch is in line to replace him.
Business Tech October 16, 2018
T-Mobile just announced a bunch of music-related perks for customers. The most notable among them is a year’s worth of Pandora Plus at no extra cost.
Business Tech August 16, 2018
Elon Musk is facing lawsuits due to his tweet about making Tesla a private company. If the CEO will not be able to prove that he has secured funding for such move, he will be forced to pay shareholders reparation.
Business Tech August 15, 2018
Verizon is offering all its Unlimited customers six free months of Apple Music. New and existing Apple Music customers are all eligible, provided they’re under one of the three unlimited plans.
Business Tech August 9, 2018
Snap Inc. is still losing money, but not as much as before. It also lost 3 million users after launching the redesigned Snapchat app, which has never happened before.
Business Tech August 8, 2018
Self-driving truck technology is no longer a priority for Uber as it shuts down the project altogether. The move comes as the ride-hailing company faces increased scrutiny for its self-driving car test fleet.
Business Tech July 31, 2018
Walmart is moving ahead with its plan to create a video streaming service. It has apparently hired the former CEO of cable company Epix to kickstart development.
Business Tech July 31, 2018
Instapaper will soon no longer be part of Pinterest, as the read-it-later service has chosen to go independent again. Meanwhile, European users are left unable to access the service due to its noncompliance with GDPR rules.
Business Tech July 17, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg jumped ahead of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett in the ranklings of the world's richest persons. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Facebook co-founder now has a net worth of $81.6 billion.
Business Tech July 8, 2018
Facebook announced that three of its apps will cease to operate soon. The company cited that the lack of users is the ultimate reason for the shutdown.
Business Tech July 5, 2018
Reports confirmed that the iOS version of 'Super Mario Run' earned more than the Android version. Analysts point out a similar trend for all other games published by the company.
Business Tech July 4, 2018
Google revealed that it also wanted to acquire GitHub, but Microsoft ultimately won the bid. Even though there are concerns about its future projects on the platform, the company claims it is fine with the turnout.
Business Tech June 29, 2018
Venmo is literally coming to your wallet. The PayPal-owned company just rolled out a line of physical Mastercard-powered debit cards, and though they’re still in limited release, Venmo is working quickly to get them out.
Business Tech June 26, 2018
Former AT&T employees revealed that they were pressured by managers to use questionable tactics to sell subscriptions to the company's streaming service DirecTV Now. They claim that the unethical sales tactics led to consumers paying for unexpected charges.
Business Tech June 27, 2018
Creator announced that its automated kitchen staff makes fresh burgers for only $6. The owner confirmed that its robot chef prepares everything as soon as customers place their order.
Business Tech June 23, 2018
An investigation revealed that Amazon's Chinese factories had poor working conditions for its employees. It was discovered that several labor laws have been violated, workers lacked safety training and more.
Business Tech June 14, 2018
A new attack on a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange caused the value of Bitcoin to drop. Coinrail confirmed that it was hacked but did not specify the exact value of what was stolen.
Business Tech June 14, 2018
Spotify wants to directly license lesser-known artists’ music instead of cutting deals with labels. No matter how much it tries to hide it, that’s exactly what’s happening.
Business Tech June 11, 2018
Uber is looking to enter into the electric scooter business in San Francisco. The ride-hailing company recently applied for a permit to join the city’s pilot program in an attempt to cash in on the e-scooter craze.
Business Tech June 9, 2018
Google and Facebook hit with $8.8 billion lawsuit within one day of GDPR enforcement. The new data protection and privacy law for individuals within the European Union came into effect on Friday, May 25, 2018.
Business Tech May 28, 2018
Is bitcoin mining worth it? Bitcoin could use up as much energy as Austria by the end of 2018, and the staggering cost of electricity could keep miners from making profits on the digital currency.
Business Tech May 25, 2018
A new announcement made by AT&T confirmed the arrival of its promised Cloud DVR service for DirecTV. The new update will allow users to record up to 20 hours of content and access them remotely with its new UI on iOS and tvOS.
Business Tech May 20, 2018
The new type of advertisements that the company hinted about last month is now live on Snapchat. Unlike its predecessors, users can't skip the six-second ads.
Business Tech May 15, 2018
Amazon Go, Amazon's cashierless convenience store, is coming to San Francisco and Chicago. The retailer confirmed the news after recently putting up an ad seeking for store managers for outlets in both cities.
Business Tech May 15, 2018
A Chicago man faces criminal charges after investigators recovered thousands of re-routed corporate mail in his apartment. He reportedly submitted a change of address request to update the corporate address of the corporate headquarters of UPS.
Business Tech May 12, 2018
The FCC issued its largest fine in history on Thursday, May 10, against a Florida-based man. The individual, identified as Adrian Abramovich, has been charged with making nearly 100 million spoofed robocalls in just three months.
Business Tech May 11, 2018