• Facebook Investors Slam Zuckerberg, Andreessen

    Facebook Investors Slam Zuckerberg, Andreessen

    The suit alleges that Andreessen, the founder of Netscape and Zuckerberg's long-time mentor, secretly tipped off the CEO about concerns raised by other members of Facebook's board of directors while Zuckerberg was in the process of getting the company shares reclassified so he could maintain control.They worked to protect Zuckerberg's interests at the expense of shareholders, according to the complaint filed in the Court of Chancery in the state of Delaware.
  • Trump, Tech Bigwigs to Meet Wednesday

    Trump, Tech Bigwigs to Meet Wednesday

    Some of high-tech's heaviest hitters will be in New York City Wednesday to meet with President-elect Donald J.A number of high-profile tech players reportedly have not been invited or can't make the meeting.
  • LinkedIn Begins New Chapter Under Microsoft's Wing

    LinkedIn Begins New Chapter Under Microsoft's Wing

    Integration of the companies' products is under way: "Working across private and public sectors, we can create more opportunity for everyone to participate and share in economic growth," Nadella said.For example, bringing LinkedIn profiles into the overall intelligence of account management could drive "much more intelligent selling," she told the E-Commerce Times.
  • Microsoft Trumpets Stellar Surface Sales

    Microsoft Trumpets Stellar Surface Sales

    November was the best month ever for consumer Surface sales, according to Brian Hall, CVP of Microsoft devices marketing, who noted that Best Buy's exclusive bundle offering sold out on its first day.The Surface recently became available in a number of new markets, including Australia and New Zealand.
  • AT&T, Time Warner Defend Merger to Lawmakers

    AT&T, Time Warner Defend Merger to Lawmakers

    AT&T and Time Warner executives this week appeared before a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee to respond to lawmakers' concerns about their US$84 billion merger.However, the merger would lead to higher costs for other providers trying to access Time Warner programming, including HBO, CNN, Turner, and other major networks, argued Gene Kimmelman, CEO of Public Knowledge.
  • Stock Shortages May Deplete Brand Loyalty Fast

    Stock Shortages May Deplete Brand Loyalty Fast

    About 48 percent of the participants who were parents of kids under 18 expressed concern about product shortages.are concerned about product shortages," said Rob Cheng, head of growth at Elementum.
  • Fitbit Pulls Pebble From Rock, Hard Place

    Fitbit Pulls Pebble From Rock, Hard Place

    However, Pebble "set itself apart by offering excellent battery life, an uncluttered interface, a well-supported SDK, and a vibrant developer ecosystem with a complete vision of modular hardware," he told TechNewsWorld.The purchase will let Fitbit "better defend its turf against Apple and Android Wear," Raskind suggested.
  • Bill Bolsters Legal Efforts of Wells Fargo Fraud Victims

    Bill Bolsters Legal Efforts of Wells Fargo Fraud Victims

    United States lawmakers last week introduced legislation to stop Wells Fargo from enforcing arbitration agreements with victims of fraud it perpetrated against them., a member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced the Justice for Victims of Fraud Act of 2016 in their respective chambers.
  • Without Numbers, Cook's Apple Watch Claims May Be Hollow

    Without Numbers, Cook's Apple Watch Claims May Be Hollow

    The Apple Watch is on track to set a holiday sales record and post its best quarter ever, Cook told Reuters.1 million units of the smartwatch during the third-quarter 2016, a 71 percent drop from a year earlier.
  • SCOTUS Scuttles Apple's Big Samsung Award

    SCOTUS Scuttles Apple's Big Samsung Award

    Supreme Court on Tuesday spoiled Apple's hopes for a big payday, scotching the US$399 million award in its successful patent infringement suit against Samsung.Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the Court's decision, which turned on what lawmakers meant when they referred to an "article of manufacture" in a patent act passed in 1952.
  • Uber Sees Gold in Autonomous Vehicle Field

    Uber Sees Gold in Autonomous Vehicle Field

    Geometric CEO Gary Marcus will become the chief of Uber's new artificial intelligence business.He will lead the newly formed Uber AI Labs, which will be dedicated to conducting research into artificial intelligence and machine learning for Uber, according to Jeff Holden, the company's chief product officer.
  • How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017

    How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017

    In fact, its Amazon parent company appears to have in mind far broader ambitions to significantly reshape the competitive landscape in more than just the IT industry in the coming years.It's no wonder that Amazon recently mentioned in a financial report that it had become a transportation company.
  • Amazon's Register-Free Grocery Shopping Could Disrupt Retail

    Amazon's Register-Free Grocery Shopping Could Disrupt Retail

    Customers use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, then pluck items off the shelves.Their purchases automatically are scanned and charged to their Amazon accounts, and receipts are sent to their smartphones.
  • 2016: The Year in Review

    2016: The Year in Review

    This year marked the point when most vendors were most of the way to the cloud.Some still might be selling and supporting conventional on-premises systems, but they're at least leading with the cloud and its many benefits.
  • Twitter Buys Yes for Product VP Talent

    Twitter Buys Yes for Product VP Talent

    Those encouraged by Coleman's appointment cite his previous experience at Google.He served there as the project manager leading Google Plus, which includes Google Reader and Google Talk.
  • Aptean SVP Matt Keenan: CRM Needs to Be Intuitive

    Aptean SVP Matt Keenan: CRM Needs to Be Intuitive

    In this exclusive interview, CRM Buyer discusses with Keenan some of the issues surrounding intelligent automation.I personally believe that the CRM applications that will be the bellwether applications are those that truly are frictionless -- that make it is easy and seamless for someone to incorporate into their flow.
  • Fitbit May Pick Up Pebble

    Fitbit May Pick Up Pebble

    It's rumored that Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky last year turned down Citizen's $740 million acquisition offer, as well as a $70 million bid from Intel prior to the launch of Pebble 2.The expectation that Pebble would going to have to make a tough decision on the way forward has intensified.
  • AWS Announces AI, Hybrid Cloud Innovations

    AWS Announces AI, Hybrid Cloud Innovations

    Along with Amazon Lex, the company introduced Amazon Polly, which allows developers to add natural-sounding speech capabilities to news readers or e-learning platforms.The company also announced AWS Greengrass, software that lets customers run AWS Lambda compute, messaging, data caching and sync operations on connected devices.
  • Qualitative Data - the Other Stuff

    Qualitative Data - the Other Stuff

    In fact, quantitative data is but one kind of data, and the information it provides gives a one-dimensional view of the world.There are two kinds of qualitative data too.
  • Netflix Offers Offline Option at Long Last

    Netflix Offers Offline Option at Long Last

    The service will be available under all plans and available for phones and tablets using Android or the Apple iOS system, said Wu.2 or later, as well as a live Internet connection and the latest iOS or Android app.