European Commission fines Google $5 billion

Google faces another European lawsuit The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it is fining Google €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for forcing its Google apps onto smartphone users. Antitrust official Margrethe Vestager had this to say about the fine: Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. They […]
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Apple plans to clean China’s environment

Green Apple Apple announced on Thursday that it will invest $300 million in clean energy in China. The company stated that it will partner with ten of its global suppliers in the initiative. Their goal is to create enough renewable energy to power one million homes in China. Not only is this initiative beneficial for […]
  • 6 Days ago

Broadcom purchases CA Technologies

Broadcom not blowing away investors Semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom announced its acquisition of software firm CA Technologies for $19 billion. The deal will expand the horizons of a company that focuses solely on semiconductors – now, Broadcom will have access to software for computers. Broadcom plans on financing the hefty deal through cash and refinanced debt. […]
  • 7 Days ago

Microsoft could lose employees over its partnership with ICE

Microsoft facing workforce turmoil This week, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has created controversy over its separation of families at the border and confinement of children in cages. News also surfaced that Microsoft has ties to ICE and may be indirectly assisting them with these efforts, much to the frustration of its employees. […]
  • 30 Days ago

Fitbit’s share value surged on Monday

Citron bets on Fitbit Wearable technology company Fitbit saw its stock rise 15% on Monday after praise from short-seller Citron Research. The firm, which recently forecasted Snapchat’s turnaround, reported that Fitbit’s stock price could increase by more than 200% in 2018. The analysts argue that their value stems from the health care initiatives that Fitbit […]
  • 1 month ago

Microsoft eclipses Alphabet in value

The technology firm’s market value surpassed Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday Microsoft (MSFT) shares have increased by 15% since the beginning of 2018 and nearly 41% in the past year. Contrarily, Alphabet (GOOGL) has increased by just .3% in 2018 and 8% in twelve months. At the end of Tuesday, Microsoft was valued at $749 […]
  • 2 Months ago

Holographic smartphone to be released this year

Technology is finally approaching movie-level sophistication With the creation of the Nike MAG from Back to the Future, robots that complete tasks, and now interactive holograms, the world is gradually becoming many films’ portrayal of “the future.” The RED Hydrogen One will be releasing on Verizon and AT&T later this year, the company announced this […]
  • 2 Months ago

Tesla loses major executives during struggles with Model 3

Tesla has lost a couple of their major executives in the past week, foreshadowing a rapid decrease in stock price that has already started to creep up after concerns about the success of the Model 3. First, Tesla’s director of field performance engineering Matt Schwall left his position to join Waymo, a self-driving car technology […]
  • 2 Months ago

Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

iPhone X is not selling well because of its high price. Apple’s earnings report show an increase. Perhaps it’s because of how frequent each generation of iPhones are getting released, or maybe because of the increased number of competitions in the market, the latest iPhone, the iPhone X, seems to be lacking behind in the […]
  • 3 Months ago
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