With the new Touch ID integration on the MacBook Pro versions that were launched a few days ago, Apple, Inc. is showing us just how serious it is about Apple Pay. Surprisingly, not all Apple device users are comfortable...
Ex-Executive Vice President of Services and Applications Group at Microsoft, Dr. Qi Lu, has been hired by Chinese web services company Baidu as COO and head of several departments.Dr. Lu's experience is vast, as is his exposure to managing...
As quarterly earnings results roll in, it's time to do our favorite topic - "who won the cloud computing race?" The three top cloud service providers - Amazon, Microsoft and IBM - continued their double-digit growth runs during this...
According to a recent report by Business Insider, consumers in the United States will spend a whopping $385 billion on online shopping. We already know that e-Commerce is a fast-growing segment of the retail industry, but new data shows that...
Facebook’s monstrous sales growth can easily become a case study of our times. And it'd be titled "How to double your sales every two years for nearly a decade." Such has been their speed that the company could be breathing...
At the Q1 2017 quarterly earnings call this week, Apple's numbers showed a cash pile of $246.09, more than $230 billion of which is being held overseas. CEO Tim Cook also mentioned that he expects that the tax reform...
It's been 10 years since things were set in motion for the Great Recession, the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Nearly 10 years ago, on December 2007, the United States officially went into recession,...
Microsoft reported Q3 earnings, which was in line with what most of us expected the company to do: keep its recovery intact. After watching through a period of sharply declining sales, Microsoft reported near flat growth during the first quarter,...
Although the House Ways and Means Committee has now made minor amendments in the tax reform bill to how the government would tax investment managers, corporate cross-border transactions and private university endowments, no changes were made either to the...
When WhatsApp was acquired in 2014 by Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg indicated that they would start monetizing the messaging platform once it reached a billion users. WhatsApp has gone way beyond that - 1.2 billion users, in fact - but...
 The mobile wallet space is not one that you can call extremely crowded, but when you factor in the depth of the pockets of its biggest players - Apple, Samsung, Google and PayPal - you could justify calling it...
The marketplace model of online retailing is not a new concept, but it has helped Chinese retail and technology company Alibaba become the second largest retailer in the world by GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume), at $463 billion for the last full...
Amazon already owns the cryptocurrency-related domain name amazonbitcoin.com, and it's just bought three new ones: amazonethereum.com, amazoncyptocurrency.com and amazoncryptocurrencies.comBut the e-commerce and technology giant isn't going to start accepting cryptocurrencies for payments on its Amazon Pay service, according to...
IBM's journey of transformation has been a long and arduous one, and is far from being over. Big Blue has now watched over 20 consecutive quarters of revenue decline and, looking at the 3 percent rate at which revenues declined during the...
Twitter’s future seems to be in a constant state of flux. After the initial euphoria of a buyout by another major company died a sad death, it became clear that Twitter has to manage its recovery on its own....