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Complex Life was Present on Earth 2.33 Billion Years Ago

Complex Life was Present on Earth 2.33 Billion Years Ago

New research reveals existence of complex life on earth 2.33 billion years ago...

Mar 7 2017, 7:21am CST

Snap lowers IPO valuation expectations to $22.3 billion

Snap lowers IPO valuation expectations to $22.3 billion

Investors are unsure if Snap will be the next Facebook or the next MySpace...

Feb 17 2017, 5:22am CST

Ford Invests $1 Billion in Argo AI to Advance Self-Driving Cars

Ford Invests $1 Billion in Argo AI to Advance Self-Driving Cars

Ford motor company invests $1 billion in Argo AI to use its AI’s robotics to further advance autonomous vehicles...

Feb 11 2017, 5:38am CST

Electrify America announced $2 billion investment in zero emissions vehicle infrastructure

Electrify America announced $2 billion investment in zero emissions vehicle infrastructure

Electrify America is funded by a $2 billion investment from VW as part of its TDI settlement...

Feb 8 2017, 4:31am CST

Mars Confirmed to Have 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity

Mars Confirmed to Have 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity

Analysis of a Martian meteorite found in Africa in 2012 confirms that some of the longest-lived volcanoes in the solar system m...

Feb 3 2017, 7:20am CST

Apple reports record $78.4 billion revenue for fiscal Q1

Apple reports record $78.4 billion revenue for fiscal Q1

Apple predicts a slow down for Q2...

Feb 1 2017, 5:11am CST

Qualcomm reports $6 billion in Q1 fiscal 2017 revenues

Qualcomm reports $6 billion in Q1 fiscal 2017 revenues

Qualcomm earnings are up 23% year-over-year before taxes...

Jan 26 2017, 5:57am CST

Americans to gobble up 1.33 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl LI

Americans to gobble up 1.33 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl LI

Snackers during the big game will eat enough wings to circle Earth nearly three times...

Jan 26 2017, 5:17am CST

Extreme Solar Storms Could Cost America Over $40 Billion Daily

Extreme Solar Storms Could Cost America Over $40 Billion Daily

It look like extreme solar storms can cause damages of upto $40 billion in the US on a daily basis. This is pure wastage and a...

Jan 21 2017, 4:09pm CST

Solar Storm Blackout can Cost $40 billion Daily

Solar Storm Blackout can Cost $40 billion Daily

Solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could cost more than $40 billion to the US economy daily, a new study has found.The...

Jan 19 2017, 8:35pm CST

iOS Makes Apple $1 trillion in Revenues

iOS Makes Apple $1 trillion in Revenues

iPhone spurred an entire ecosystem that will end up generating a trillion Dollars somewhen in 2017...

Jan 12 2017, 7:57am CST

World's Largest Peatland With 30 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Found in Central Africa

World's Largest Peatland With 30 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Found in Central Africa

Researchers have found what happens to be the largest storehouse of carbon in the center of Africa....

Jan 12 2017, 4:51am CST

Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank

Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank

Tech giant Apple on Thursday confirmed it plans to invest $1 billion in Japanese telecom giant SoftBank's massive $100 billion...

Jan 5 2017, 2:25am CST

1 billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked, Biggest Breach in History

1 billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked, Biggest Breach in History

Yahoo on Wednesday disclosed a new security breach that may have affected more than one billion accounts. The breach dates back...

Dec 15 2016, 1:08am CST

End of World: Sun Will Burn the Earth in 5 Billion Years

End of World: Sun Will Burn the Earth in 5 Billion Years

It is being said that the planet earth’s death will eventually occur as the sun swells to 100 times its original size. A dying...

Dec 9 2016, 2:21pm CST

Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

A new analysis has found that warming temperatures can release billions of tons of carbon trapped inside the Earth soil and can...

Dec 3 2016, 5:15am CST

Cyber Monday 2016 is Largest Online Sales Day in History With $3.39 Billion

Cyber Monday 2016 is Largest Online Sales Day in History With $3.39 Billion

As expected the Cyber Monday 2016 set a new record in online consumer spending....

Nov 29 2016, 5:56am CST

Black Friday 2016 Online Spending Pushed past $5 Billion

Black Friday 2016 Online Spending Pushed past $5 Billion

The final numbers of the Adobe online Black Friday 2016 consumer spending are in....

Nov 26 2016, 2:30pm CST

Black Friday 2016 Breaks Online Sales Record with $3 Billion

Black Friday 2016 Breaks Online Sales Record with $3 Billion

Thanksgiving misses $2 billion milestone....

Nov 26 2016, 12:53am CST

Thanksgiving Forecast to Reach $2 Billion in Black Friday Sales First Time

Thanksgiving Forecast to Reach $2 Billion in Black Friday Sales First Time - Updat

Consumer online spending is seen to reach $2 Billion on Thanksgiving for the first time, setting a new record....

Nov 24 2016, 12:02pm CST

Facebook Targets India for Next Billion Users

Facebook Targets India for Next Billion Users

As we aim to connect the next billion people on mobile platforms globally, 70 per cent of them will come from Asia and nearly...

Nov 23 2016, 3:26pm CST

India Produces $80 Billion Worth of Mobile Phone Components

India Produces $80 Billion Worth of Mobile Phone Components

India is set to manufacture $80 billion worth of mobile phone components over the next five years, a new study revealed on Mon...

Nov 21 2016, 4:48am CST

Snap Inc Confidentially Files for IPO at $25 Billion: WSJ

Snap Inc Confidentially Files for IPO at $25 Billion: WSJ

Set to become one of the highest-profile stock debuts along with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba and social media giant Fac...

Nov 16 2016, 2:25pm CST

More than 1 Billion People are Living with High Blood Pressure Worldwide, Study Finds

More than 1 Billion People are Living with High Blood Pressure Worldwide, Study Finds

The prevalence of high blood pressure has dropped sharply in high-income countries while a rise has been observed in many low a...

Nov 16 2016, 11:31am CST

Microsoft Signs Up for Elon Musk's $1 Billion OpenAI Project

Microsoft Signs Up for Elon Musk's $1 Billion OpenAI Project

In a move to "democratise" artificial intelligence (AI) and making it accessible to everyone, Microsoft has teamed up with Ope...

Nov 15 2016, 11:19pm CST

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2016 Sets New Sales Record with $17.79 billion

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2016 Sets New Sales Record with $17.79 billion

New records show big trend to mobile shopping. The numbers are also proof that Alibaba knows how to scale e-commerce platforms....

Nov 12 2016, 6:52am CST

Chinese Satellite Wukong Detects 1.6 Billion Dark Matter Particles

Chinese Satellite Wukong Detects 1.6 Billion Dark Matter Particles

The satellite that China launched into space last year to explore dark matter - thought to be the invisible part of the cosmos...

Nov 12 2016, 2:51am CST

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2016 Blasts Past a $1 billion in Sales in first 5 Minutes

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2016 Blasts Past a $1 billion in Sales in first 5 Minutes

the Alibaba 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, the world’s largest 24-hour online sale, started today, Nov. 11, at midnight China...

Nov 10 2016, 11:02am CST

Wanda Group Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 billion

Wanda Group Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 billion

The Chinese Wanda Group enters television production in the United States....

Nov 4 2016, 7:22am CDT

Cyber Monday 2016 Predicted as Biggest Online Shopping Day wiht $3.36 billion

Cyber Monday 2016 Predicted as Biggest Online Shopping Day wiht $3.36 billion

Adobe released sales forecast for the Holiday Shopping Season 2016....

Oct 28 2016, 10:41am CDT

AT&T buys Time Warner for $85.4 billion

AT&T buys Time Warner for $85.4 billion

Telecommunications giant AT&T on Saturday agree to buy Time Warner, the home of HBO and CNN, for about $85.4 billion, in on...

Oct 23 2016, 1:04am CDT

Samsung Estimates $3 Billion Loss over Note 7 Debacle

Samsung Estimates $3 Billion Loss over Note 7 Debacle

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has estimated that it will lose 3.5 trillion won ($3 billion) in operating profits...

Oct 14 2016, 12:08am CDT

Snapchat Reportedly Preparing a $25 Billion IPO

Snapchat Reportedly Preparing a $25 Billion IPO

Snap Inc., the parent company of popular photo-sharing messaging service Snapchat, is considering an initial public offering (I...

Oct 7 2016, 12:15am CDT

India's $85 Billion Spectrum Auction Kicks Off Today

India's $85 Billion Spectrum Auction Kicks Off Today

Editor's comment: The amount of money the Indian government is raising through a spectrum auction is staggering....

Oct 1 2016, 12:49am CDT

Salesforce Tries to Block Microsoft's $26.2 Billion LinkedIn Deal

Salesforce Tries to Block Microsoft's $26.2 Billion LinkedIn Deal

 Cloud computing company Salesforce is reportedly trying to block the $26.2 billion Microsoft-LinkedIn deal, arguing that...

Sep 30 2016, 12:45am CDT

Moon was Born when Space Rock hit Earth 4.5 Billion Years Ago

Moon was Born when Space Rock hit Earth 4.5 Billion Years Ago

The moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, say researchers who studied a l...

Sep 27 2016, 9:13am CDT

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Donate $3 Billion for Fighting all Diseases

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Donate $3 Billion for Fighting all Diseases

Chan reveals the arrival of their daughter compels her and Zuckerberg to improve the world for their growing daughter....

Sep 22 2016, 12:39pm CDT

European Gaia Probe Pins Down Precise Positions of over a billion Stars

European Gaia Probe Pins Down Precise Positions of over a billion Stars

On its way to assembling the most detailed 3D map ever made of our Milky Way galaxy, European Space Agency's Gaia probe has pi...

Sep 14 2016, 8:51am CDT

Galaxy Cluster Discovered at Record-Breaking Distance of 11.1 Billion Light-Years

Galaxy Cluster Discovered at Record-Breaking Distance of 11.1 Billion Light-Years

Astronomers have managed to see a galaxy cluster very far away from the earth. It is in fact 11.1 billion light years away from...

Sep 1 2016, 8:03am CDT

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