Windows chief Terry Myerson is leaving Microsoft as it reorganizes

Much of the Windows software effort, called the Windows Platform Team, will move under cloud and enterprise software leader Scott Guthrie's group, along with several AI initiatives. (Microsoft officials have predicted the company could have two-... More..

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Trump vs. Amazon: Let's set the record straight
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Trump vs. Amazon: Let's set the record straight

In one tweet last summer, he asked "Is Fake News Washington Post being used as a lobbyist weapon?" "With Facebook and regulatory worries swirling round tech names, the last thing nervous tech investors wa...More..

Renault shares leap after Nissan merger report
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Renault shares leap after Nissan merger report

With the rising global trend towards the use of electric & ride-sharing cars, both the firms are aiming to expand their business while strengthening their two-decade-long business relationship.For the record, R...More..

Google acquires Tenor to improve mobile GIF sharing
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Google acquires Tenor to improve mobile GIF sharing

This does not mean that Google is maintaining separate indexes for desktop and mobile. The news underscores the importance of visual shorthands like GIFs in communicating on mobile as well as Google's des...More..

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia announce massive US$200B solar power project
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia announce massive US$200B solar power project

The Saudi crown prince has been trying to wean the country off its addiction to oil and diversify the economy into new areas. In May 2017, SoftBank Vision Fund gathered over $93 billion from a group of inve...More..

Death of U.S. dollar? China launches petro-yuan to challenge greenback's dominance
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Death of U.S. dollar? China launches petro-yuan to challenge greenback's dominance

Shanghai spot crude futures jumped to a high of 447.1 yuan (S$93.41) per barrel shortly after its debut, before easing back to a close of 429.9 yuan at 0700 GMT. About 19 foreign brokers had registered to trade...More..

Huawei unveils triple camera P20 Pro, P20 to take on Apple, Samsung
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Huawei unveils triple camera P20 Pro, P20 to take on Apple, Samsung

Huawei has launched its P20 smartphone series in an event at Paris, France. Huawei also unveiled a premium edition Huawei P20 Pro dubbed as Huawei Mate RS which will retail for a whopping $26...More..

Seven facts about Qantas's breakthrough flight from Perth to London
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Seven facts about Qantas's breakthrough flight from Perth to London

Leaving Sydney, it stopped in Darwin in northern Australia, Singapore, Calcutta in India, Karachi in Pakistan, Cairo in Egypt, Tripoli in Libya and, finally, London. Qantas completed the first direct flight be...More..

White House Announces New Policy Banning Most Transgender People From Military Service
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

White House Announces New Policy Banning Most Transgender People From Military Service

In a statement from the White House , press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded to the military's memo about allowing transgender service members to serve. An official statement from the White House...More..

KB Toys aims to fill the void of Toys
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

KB Toys aims to fill the void of Toys "R" Us

Efforts to merge up to 200 top-performing USA stores with its Canadian operations are also underway. It soon ballooned into one of the country's biggest toy retailers. "We are grateful for the hard work of Toy...More..

Marvel-Themed Lands Coming to Three Disney Parks
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Marvel-Themed Lands Coming to Three Disney Parks

Disney said the new attractions have been developed in partnership with Marvel Studios and Marvel Themed Entertainment. According to the Disney Parks Blog , Disneyland will soon invite guests to "become pa...More..

Information Commissioner to seek warrant to probe Cambridge Analytica
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Information Commissioner to seek warrant to probe Cambridge Analytica

Researchers in a 2013 study found that Facebook likes on hobbies, interests and other attributes can predict personal attributes such as sexual orientation and political affiliation. "We are investigating t...More..

United Kingdom 'Anticipated' Expulsion Of Moscow Diplomats
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

United Kingdom 'Anticipated' Expulsion Of Moscow Diplomats

On Friday, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance had "no reason to doubt the findings and assessments by the British government" which suggested Russian responsibility. A tit-for-tat reactio...More..

Cigna buying Express Scripts for $67 billion
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Cigna buying Express Scripts for $67 billion

What's in the Offing for Cigna? Cigna's headquarters in Bloomfield, Connecticut, will become the headquarters for the combined company and Express Scripts will be headquartered in St. This in turn lowers t...More..

VW Expects to Have 16 Production Sites for Electric Cars by 2022
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

VW Expects to Have 16 Production Sites for Electric Cars by 2022

When " Roadmap E " launched previous year, Volkswagen announced plans to build up to three million electric vehicles annually by 2025 and market 80 new electric Group models. "We have pulled out all the s...More..

Study finds microplastics in most bottled waters
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Study finds microplastics in most bottled waters

Conducted by journalism organisation Orb media , the study , conducted at State University of NY in Fredonia, considered 259 bottles bought from different lots in 19 locations in nine countries, including Ind...More..

Donald Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports, says report
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Donald Trump seeking to slap steep tariff on Chinese imports, says report

Steel and aluminum that the USA imports "rather contributes to the industry and employment in America". The US request comes as the Trump administration is said to be preparing tariffs on imports of up...More..

OPEC admits United States shale may crash oil price
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

OPEC admits United States shale may crash oil price

The call on OPEC crude rises steadily to 32.6 mb/d in 2H18, 480 kb/d higher than current output. The IEA said global oil supply eased to 97.9m bpd in February, though strong production growth in the USA i...More..

United Airlines To Tag Pet Carriers After Dog's Death In-Flight
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

United Airlines To Tag Pet Carriers After Dog's Death In-Flight

The dog, a black French bulldog that was traveling in a pet carrier, was placed in the compartment shortly before United Flight 1284 left Houston for NY around 6 p.m. Kokito, a French bulldog, died after his ow...More..

Largest radio company in U.S. files for bankruptcy
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Largest radio company in U.S. files for bankruptcy

The company has struggled with falling revenue in recent years , as it competed with streaming rivals like Spotify and Pandora. The company, owned by Thomas H. It also produces syndicated radio programs tha...More..