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Twitter Shares Tumble after Poor Revenue Growth, Weak Outlook

Twitter Shares Tumble after Poor Revenue Growth, Weak Outlook

Although it added three million users -- one million more that what analysts had expected -- the not-so-promising second quart...

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Talent Retention top Priority in Second Half of 2016: Survey

Talent Retention top Priority in Second Half of 2016: Survey

The top human resource priority for organizations in the second half of the year will be the retention of talent, a survey rev...

10 hours ago, 2:39pm CDT

Bullish Tweets Offer Clues to Stock Performance

Bullish Tweets Offer Clues to Stock Performance

Can financial intelligence be found in the "twitterverse" which can provide clues to how a stock will perform? Yes, says a te...

21 hours ago, 3:55am CDT

Flipkart's Myntra Acquires Fashion e-store Jabong

Flipkart's Myntra Acquires Fashion e-store Jabong

Leading e-tailer Flipkart's fashion and lifestyle products' subsidiary Myntra on Tuesday announced its acquisition of e-store...

22 hours ago, 2:29am CDT

Verizon Announces Yahoo Acquisition Reaching A Billion Users

Verizon Announces Yahoo Acquisition Reaching A Billion Users

The Verizon Yahoo deal is official. Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash....

1 day ago, 8:38am CDT

Global Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline in 2016: Gartner

Global Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline in 2016: Gartner

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 0.7 percent in 2016 to $64.3 billion, market research firm Gar...

1 day ago, 5:01am CDT

Nintendo Shares Nose Dive on Pokemon Go Revenue Warning

Nintendo Shares Nose Dive on Pokemon Go Revenue Warning

Bad morning for investors that still had positions in Nintendo. Shares drop almost 20% in Tokyo....

2 days ago, 12:52am CDT

$5 Billion Verizon and Yahoo Deal to Be Announced Monday

$5 Billion Verizon and Yahoo Deal to Be Announced Monday

Verizon is reportedly entering an exclusive $5 billion deal with Yahoo....

2 days ago, 9:40am CDT

Twitter will not Periscope its Quarterly Earnings Results

Twitter will not Periscope its Quarterly Earnings Results

Micro-blogging website Twitter will not use its live streaming video app, Periscope, to broadcast its Q2 earnings, which are s...

3 days ago, 6:45pm CDT

Cloud Shift to Affect over $1 Trillion in IT spending by 2020 Predicts Gartner

Cloud Shift to Affect over $1 Trillion in IT spending by 2020 Predicts Gartner

More than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to Cloud in the next five years --...

4 days ago, 3:04am CDT

Industrial Digitization Expected to Grow 65%: PwC

Industrial Digitization Expected to Grow 65%: PwC

Going digital being the priority for most of the top company officials, more than a quarter of the industrial firms think thei...

5 days ago, 11:13pm CDT

Company Social Media Success Stories

Company Social Media Success Stories

Owning a business in the current day and age is harder than it ever has before. You might have great deals and useful products,...

5 days ago, 1:48pm CDT

How Your Board Meetings Can Put You Ahead of the Pack

How Your Board Meetings Can Put You Ahead of the Pack

Organizing and holding successful board meetings can be surprisingly straightforward, provided that you think everything throug...

5 days ago, 8:06am CDT

New Process to Verify Your Account on Twitter

New Process to Verify Your Account on Twitter

Twitter made an announcement today that might change the way you look at the accounts of famous people, key individuals, and or...

1 week ago, 7:09pm CDT

Nintendo Shares Rise Highest with Pokemon Go's Viral Success

Nintendo Shares Rise Highest with Pokemon Go's Viral Success

The Pokemon Go fever that has gripped smartphone users across the globe has led Japanese videogame giant Nintendo to double i...

Jul 19 2016, 12:17am CDT

Softbank Reportedly Buys CPU Maker ARM for $32 Billion

Softbank Reportedly Buys CPU Maker ARM for $32 Billion

The Japanese investment company Softbank, owner of the US carrier Sprint is reportedly acquiring ARM Holdings....

Jul 18 2016, 12:47am CDT

Nintendo Shares Rise Another 16% Due to Pokemon Go

Nintendo Shares Rise Another 16% Due to Pokemon Go

Shares of Japanese video games giant Nintendo soared on Thursday by 16 per cent at the Tokyo Stock Exchange due to the stupend...

Jul 14 2016, 12:18am CDT

Majority of Women, Men prefer Younger Bosses: Survey

Majority of Women, Men prefer Younger Bosses: Survey

About 52 per cent women and 75 percent men prefer to work under "younger bosses" who are perceived as less prejudiced, tech-sa...

Jul 13 2016, 2:34pm CDT

Line Shares 25 Times Oversubscribed

Line Shares 25 Times Oversubscribed

Shares of Japanese messaging-app operator Line have been soaring ahead of its initial public offering in New York and Tokyo an...

Jul 13 2016, 3:22am CDT

Global PC Shipment Decline Continued in second quarter: Gartner

Global PC Shipment Decline Continued in second quarter: Gartner

Worldwide PC shipment for the second quarter of 2016 stood at 64.3 million units -- registering a decline of 5.2 per cent from...

Jul 12 2016, 3:28am CDT

WhatsApp co-founder Invests in Indian firm to Push Connected Cars

WhatsApp co-founder Invests in Indian firm to Push Connected Cars

 In a move to speed up the availability of internet-connected cars in India, WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton with other g...

Jul 11 2016, 6:23pm CDT

Pokemon Go Adds Billions to Nintendo's Net Worth

Pokemon Go Adds Billions to Nintendo's Net Worth

No matter where you go, it seems like everyone has been playing Pokemon Go, and it is definitely paying off for Nintendo. Right...

Jul 11 2016, 6:17am CDT

Xiaomi Adds Two Retail Partners in India to Boost Offline Sales

Xiaomi Adds Two Retail Partners in India to Boost Offline Sales

Xiaomi Mi India on Monday announced its partnership with Foxconn's subsidiary distributor arm Innocomm and Just Buy Live to exp...

Jul 11 2016, 4:28am CDT

$540 Million Mega Million Jackpot Won by Single Ticket Sold in Indiana

$540 Million Mega Million Jackpot Won by Single Ticket Sold in Indiana

Somebody just won more than half a billion dollars in Indiana....

Jul 9 2016, 12:44am CDT

Instagram to Cut Back on Your Swearing

Instagram to Cut Back on Your Swearing

If you happen to scroll through any of the comments on an Instagram post, you are likely going to find some pretty colorful lan...

Jul 7 2016, 4:21pm CDT

Facebook Being Investigated by the IRS

Facebook Being Investigated by the IRS

The US Justice Department just filed a petition in court so that Facebook would be forced to comply with the ongoing IRS invest...

Jul 7 2016, 3:21pm CDT

Galaxy Boost Samsung Profits in Second Quarter

Galaxy Boost Samsung Profits in Second Quarter

Riding on the huge success of its Galaxy S smartphone series, South Korean giant Samsung on Thursday announced that its operat...

Jul 7 2016, 12:01am CDT

$508m Mega Millions Jackpot Is In the Game for Friday

$508m Mega Millions Jackpot Is In the Game for Friday

The Mega Millions lottery has a record jackpot for the Friday drawing....

Jul 6 2016, 1:38am CDT

Twitter Ropes in Facebook Veteran Bret Taylor

Twitter Ropes in Facebook Veteran Bret Taylor

In a bid to regain footing in the social media landscape, Micro-blogging site Twitter has appointed Bret Taylor -- former chief...

Jul 6 2016, 12:13am CDT

Facebook Building a Better Newsfeed

Facebook Building a Better Newsfeed

Your News Feed on Facebook typically highlights the most relevant stories based on who you interact with, what you've clicked o...

Jun 30 2016, 8:42am CDT

Tips on How to Save More During 4th of July Weekend

Tips on How to Save More During 4th of July Weekend

Money-saving expert Andrea Woroch prepares you for the 4th of July shopping weekend with these tips....

Jun 30 2016, 8:37am CDT

4th of July Sale at Best Buy Features Deals on HDTVs, Laptops, Tablets and Appliances

4th of July Sale at Best Buy Features Deals on HDTVs, Laptops, Tablets and Appliances

The 4-day Best Buy 4th of July sale kicked off on the Best Buy online store....

Jun 30 2016, 3:54am CDT

Walmart Offers 30-Day Free Trial of ShippingPass to Battle Amazon Prime

Walmart Offers 30-Day Free Trial of ShippingPass to Battle Amazon Prime

July is turning into a retail battle ground between Amazon and Walmart. Usually this only happens in November during Black Frid...

Jun 30 2016, 2:57am CDT

Facebook's Friend Suggestions aren't as Random as You May Think

Facebook's Friend Suggestions aren't as Random as You May Think

Facebook constantly seems to walk the fine line between creepy and cool, so it shouldn't be surprising that they are doing...

Jun 27 2016, 4:12pm CDT

Samsung To Change Its Management Structure To Empower the Individual

Samsung To Change Its Management Structure To Empower the Individual

The South Korean electronics maker is set to make big management reforms next month....

Jun 27 2016, 2:46am CDT

Samsung Reportedly Considers Leaving UK over Brexit

Samsung Reportedly Considers Leaving UK over Brexit

The storm has just begun....

Jun 24 2016, 7:52am CDT

Brexit to Impact IT industry in Short-term

Brexit to Impact IT industry in Short-term

Britain exiting the European Union (EU) would impact the Indian IT industry in the short-term owing to volatility in the exchan...

Jun 24 2016, 3:18am CDT

BlackBerry Reports $670 Million Loss, May Exit Smartphone Business

BlackBerry Reports $670 Million Loss, May Exit Smartphone Business

Is a "Blexit" next?...

Jun 24 2016, 12:33am CDT