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Elon Musk Refutes Report James Murdoch May Replace Him As Chairman

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 Customers Are Getting A Free Year Of Pandora Plus

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

Why Investors Are Suing Elon Musk Over His Tesla Tweets

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 Offers Its Unlimited Users Free Apple Music For 6 Months

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

Snapchat Just Lost 3 Million Users, But It Lost Less Money Than Before

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

Uber Quits Self-Driving Truck Program, Will Focus On Cars Instead

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 Really Serious About Building A Video Streaming Service To Rival Netflix

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 Is No Longer Part Of Pinterest, Forming New Parent Company

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

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Is Now Third Richest Man In The World

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 Is Shutting Down A Bunch Of Apps, Including One It Bought Just Months Ago

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

Super Mario Run Is A Cash Cow For Nintendo, But Most Of The Profits Came From iOS Downloads

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 Could Have Acquired GitHub Before Microsoft Did, But Says It’s Fine

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 Launches Its Own Debit Card: Here’s How To Get One

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

AT&T Employees Allegedly Pressured By Managers To Sell DirecTV Now Using Unethical Sales Tactics

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

You Can Enjoy $6 Burgers At Creator, A Startup Restaurant Where Robots Cook For You

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

Your Amazon Echo And Kindle Might Have Been Made By Abused Chinese Workers

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

Bitcoin Tumbles To Three-Month Low Following Coinrail Hack

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

Here’s How Spotify Plans To Disrupt The Music Industry Even Further: Licensing Artists Directly

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 Wants To Enter Scooter Business In San Francisco

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, Facebook Face Big GDPR Headache — $8.8 Billion In Lawsuits

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

Bitcoin Could Stop Being Profitable Because It Uses Up So Much Energy

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

DirecTV Now Is Getting Beefier With Cloud DVR And New UI

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

Snapchat Six-Second Ads Are Here, And You Can't Skip Them

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

San Francisco, Chicago About To Get Amazon Go Cashierless Stores

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

Chicago Man Re-Routed UPS Corporate Mails To His Apartment: How Did He Do It?

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

FCC Fines Florida Man $120M For Spoofed Robocalls

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

Elon Musk's First Loop Underground Tunnel In LA Almost Ready

The Boring Company confirmed that its 'Loop' tunnel under LA is close to completion. Reports claim Elon Musk's project will offer free rides during its testing period once everything is in place.

Business Tech May 12, 2018

Chinese Tech Company ZTE Shuts Down Operations: What Does This Mean For US Consumers?

China-based ZTE announced that it is shutting down major operations. The technology company could not compete due to an export ban from the United States.

Business Tech May 9, 2018

Did Dish Telemarketers Call You? You Might Be Owed Up To $1,200

A lawsuit against Dish Network confirmed that eligible individuals can collect $1,200 per call compensation. This is part of the $61 million awarded to people who were on the Do Not Call Registry but still contacted by the company's telemarketers.

Business Tech May 8, 2018

After Venturing Into Self-Driving Cars And Rockets, Elon Musk Is Ready To Start A Candy Company

Elon Musk has announced plans to start his own candy company. Is he actually being serious or just trolling Warren Buffett over the concept of moats?

Business Tech May 7, 2018

California Now The 5th Largest Economy In The World, Bigger Than United Kingdom

The Golden State now has the biggest economy in the world surpassing that of the United Kingdom. All of California's economic sectors contributed for its higher GDP except one.

Business Tech May 6, 2018

Verizon Pixel 2 XL 64GB, 128GB Now With $500 Discount At Best Buy

A deal offered by Verizon and Best Buy appears to be a great deal for buyers who want to upgrade their handsets. The discount gives consumers a total of $500 off the Google Pixel 2 XL with a few caveats.

Business Tech May 4, 2018

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

The Shocking Secrets Behind Tech Company Names Are Finally Revealed

There is a unique story behind the names of some of the leading tech companies in the world. Here are the origin stories for the names of 20 prolific tech companies today.

Business Tech April 22, 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

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