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Apple, Amazon end Audiobook Exclusivity Deal

Apple, Amazon end Audiobook Exclusivity Deal

In an aim to improve competition in downloadable audiobook distribution in Europe, Apple and Amazon have agreed to end an excl...

12 hours ago

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‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

:::Four Key Marketing Strategies Helping Business Groups of all Sizes ‘Diet for Dollars’ to Boost Bottom Lines as Innovative...

23 hours ago, 2:26pm CST

Microsoft acquires Simplygon to boost 3D innovation

Microsoft acquires Simplygon to boost 3D innovation

Microsoft has acquired Sweden-based company Simplygon to accelerate innovation in enabling 3D for everyone.Developer of automa...

2 days ago, 3:40am CST

FTC Files a Lawsuit against Qualcomm for 'Forcing' Apple into Chip Deal

FTC Files a Lawsuit against Qualcomm for 'Forcing' Apple into Chip Deal

The US government has filed a lawsuit against global chip manufacturer Qualcomm of forcing Apple to use its chips in exchange...

2 days ago, 12:22am CST

Japan might be left behind in the autonomous car realm

Japan might be left behind in the autonomous car realm

US companies and partners are pushing hard on Autonomous car tech while Japan seems laggard....

3 days ago, 6:35am CST

Upside is a new business travel booking service that gives discounts and free gift cards

Upside is a new business travel booking service that gives discounts and free gift cards

Upside claims that 79% of employers would be fine with employees getting gift cards as long as the company saves money too...

3 days ago, 5:43am CST

Japanese bus empire caters to Taiwanese tourists

Japanese bus empire caters to Taiwanese tourists

Company has grown from a single bus in 1992 to 400 busses today...

3 days ago, 5:22am CST

Anki had a great Christmas with Overdrive and Cozmo among top toys

Anki had a great Christmas with Overdrive and Cozmo among top toys

Cozmo robot has explores 3.4 million square feet since launch...

3 days ago, 5:05am CST

Police use OnStar to track locations of suspects and listen to conversations

Police use OnStar to track locations of suspects and listen to conversations

Some are calling or the laws to be rewritten to consider new technologies...

4 days ago, 6:15am CST

Police in South Korea seek arrest of Samsung Heir for bribery and other charges

Police in South Korea seek arrest of Samsung Heir for bribery and other charges

Other's involved in the scandal have already faced charges and imprisonment...

4 days ago, 5:41am CST

US Defense Department Gives Microsoft Azure and Office 365 DOD L5 Authorization

US Defense Department Gives Microsoft Azure and Office 365 DOD L5 Authorization

Owing to the Microsofts commitment in providing government customers the most complete, trusted and secure Cloud results, the...

6 days ago, 1:54pm CST

Boosted Electric Skateboards Recalled due to Fire Risk

Boosted Electric Skateboards Recalled due to Fire Risk

Boosted skateboards have lithium ion batteries that can overheat and pose fire risk...

1 week ago, 5:44am CST

Amazon to add 100,000 new full-time jobs over next year and a half

Amazon to add 100,000 new full-time jobs over next year and a half

Need a job? Amazon is adding a hundred thousand new workers to it's rolls...

1 week ago, 5:14am CST

Microsoft's Newest Project, StaffHub, Released Today

Microsoft's Newest Project, StaffHub, Released Today

Microsoft debuted StaffHub today, a no-extra-cost Office 365 app that is meant to help staff workers get through their days usi...

Jan 12 2017, 5:36pm CST

Men Monitoring Illegal Activity Online Sue Microsoft for PTSD Treatment

Men Monitoring Illegal Activity Online Sue Microsoft for PTSD Treatment

Two former Microsoft employees who were in charge of monitoring the internet for things like child pornography and other crimin...

Jan 12 2017, 3:17pm CST

Bad Boy XTO Off-road Buggies recalled

Bad Boy XTO Off-road Buggies recalled

Expensive electric off-road buggies will get seatbelts at no cost...

Jan 12 2017, 4:48am CST

Modern-Day Makeover Brings a New Crowd to Bingo

Modern-Day Makeover Brings a New Crowd to Bingo

Traditional games such as Bingo are changing, together with so many things in our lives nowadays. Whatever you might think...

Jan 11 2017, 10:47am CST

Let H&R Block and Jon Hamm Help You File Your Taxes

Let H&R Block and Jon Hamm Help You File Your Taxes

Let's be honest: taxes aren't going to be the highlight of your year. Of course getting the money back is always nice, but it i...

Jan 11 2017, 10:14am CST

Foxconn sales decline amid smartphone slowdown

Foxconn sales decline amid smartphone slowdown

Foxconn sales take a beating as smartphone sales slow and world economy softens...

Jan 11 2017, 4:40am CST

Greenpeace renewable energy report shows Amazon is behind Apple and Google

Greenpeace renewable energy report shows Amazon is behind Apple and Google

Greenpeace says Asian tech firms are lagging far behind US companies...

Jan 11 2017, 4:23am CST

Most Popular on Amazon Prime in 2016

Most Popular on Amazon Prime in 2016

There's no denying that Amazon has pretty much taken over the retail industry at this point. It is the go-to website for just a...

Jan 10 2017, 9:47am CST

Apple wants to manufacture high-tech data center server hardware in Arizona

Apple wants to manufacture high-tech data center server hardware in Arizona

Apple wants to use it's Mesa, Arizona facility to build hardware for internal use...

Jan 10 2017, 5:49am CST

MediaTek rides high to record 2016 profits thanks to Chinese smartphones

MediaTek rides high to record 2016 profits thanks to Chinese smartphones

Booming popularity with Chinese smartphone makers is the main reason cited for record profits...

Jan 10 2017, 4:58am CST

The Digital Economy to Create 400 Million Jobs in China

The Digital Economy to Create 400 Million Jobs in China

China's digital economy is predicted to create over 400 million jobs by 2035, a report has revealed.Internet-based economy cou...

Jan 9 2017, 12:49am CST

When You Can Start Filing Your Taxes

When You Can Start Filing Your Taxes

The Internal Revenue Service said on Thursday that it expects to hold tax refunds for citizen this year that are claiming the e...

Jan 6 2017, 10:44am CST

Amazon to Open Brick and Mortar Store in NYC

Amazon to Open Brick and Mortar Store in NYC

Amazon has plans to open up its first physical bookstore in New York City, giving them a total of six brick and mortar stores....

Jan 5 2017, 11:45am CST

Twitter Might Be Getting This User-Demanded Feature

Twitter Might Be Getting This User-Demanded Feature

If you spend a lot of your time ranting on Twitter about your favorite television shows, the state of the world, or even just a...

Jan 1 2017, 7:12pm CST

Are We Watching the Demise of Toshiba?

Are We Watching the Demise of Toshiba?

Faced with the chance that it could face a "multi-billion-dollar writedown that could wipe out its shareholders' equi...

Dec 31 2016, 9:57am CST

Amazon Patents a Floating Warehouse

Amazon Patents a Floating Warehouse

Amazon has been approved for a patent that would allow for airborne warehouses that use drones to pick up and deliver merchandi...

Dec 30 2016, 9:02am CST

Hatchimals Won't Hatch? Here's What to Do

Hatchimals Won't Hatch? Here's What to Do

"It's a bit of a problem, that's for sure," a local customer service desk worker said. This employee works at a big box store t...

Dec 29 2016, 11:54am CST

Hatchimals Won't Hatch? Here's What to Do

Hatchimals Won't Hatch? Here's What to Do

"It's a bit of a problem, that's for sure," a local customer service desk worker said. This employee works at a big box store t...

Dec 29 2016, 11:54am CST

Uber Launches Freight Program

Uber Launches Freight Program

Uber has officially launched a website for a service that is called "Uber Freight." While we don't know too much about the expa...

Dec 27 2016, 7:30pm CST

Whistleblower Gives Wells Fargo a New Crisis

Whistleblower Gives Wells Fargo a New Crisis

Wells Fargo is in trouble yet again for their fraud crisis that just won't go away....

Dec 22 2016, 11:21am CST

Flirtey and 7-Eleven Announce Successful Drone Deliveries

Flirtey and 7-Eleven Announce Successful Drone Deliveries

Flirtey is the world's leading drone delivery service and they are stepping up their game today. They announced that they have...

Dec 21 2016, 4:24pm CST

Two more Top Twitter Executives Quit

Two more Top Twitter Executives Quit

The exodus of top executives at Twitter continues as the company's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Adam Messinger and its Vice...

Dec 21 2016, 1:44am CST

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Opens in Time for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Opens in Time for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

SUPER NINTENDO WORLD is coming to Universal Studios Japan....

Dec 12 2016, 12:36am CST

German Steel Giant ThyssenKrupp Suffered Major Hacker Attack

German Steel Giant ThyssenKrupp Suffered Major Hacker Attack

One of Germany's largest companies has been under a sophisticated cyber attack....

Dec 8 2016, 4:43am CST

Flipkart Founders named Asians of the Year

Flipkart Founders named Asians of the Year

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, founders of Flipkart, have been jointly named "Asian of the Year 2016" by Singapore-based newsp...

Dec 5 2016, 2:37am CST

Obama Blocks Chinese Firms' Takeover of Aixtron's US Business

Obama Blocks Chinese Firms' Takeover of Aixtron's US Business

In a move which could spark tension between President-elect Donald Trump and the Chinese government in the near future, US Pres...

Dec 3 2016, 6:39pm CST

Moscow fears Foreign Cyber-attack on Financial System

Moscow fears Foreign Cyber-attack on Financial System

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) denounced on Friday a foreign secret service's cyber-attack plan to destabilise Russia...

Dec 2 2016, 4:08am CST

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