Nadella’s Minecraft: Building a Floor for Microsoft’s Future

 When Microsoft bought Mojang - the creators of Minecraft - nearly two years ago for $2.5 billion, their motive was clear: that the deal would put muscle behind their gaming segment and continue to deliver...

Facebook Will Disable Messaging To Promote Messenger!

Facebook is preparing to disable the messaging part of its mobile web app so to hopefully encourage users to use Facebook Messenger instead. A notice to users states that conversations are “moving to Messenger”...

Microsoft HoloLens Platform Now Open to Developers and Rivals

Microsoft has just announced that it is going to open up the Windows Holographic platform and make it available to other companies. The platform powers HoloLens, Microsoft's innovative augmented reality headset, and allows developers...

Can Amazon become the Largest Company in the World?

With Amazon recently overtaking Facebook in terms of market cap, the question arises as to whether the Bezos-led organization has the ability to become the #1 company in the world in the next few...

Facebook Refutes Mic Spying Rumors, But Why?

In an unusual turn of events, Facebook has taken the trouble to actually respond to a recent rumor that its mobile app uses the device’s built-in microphone to capture audio without the user's knowledge...
Apple Pay vs. Android Pay

Apple Pay’s User Base Lead May Vanish, But That Doesn’t Mean Android Wins

Apple Pay has the most number of users compared to rivals Android Pay and Samsung Pay, but it is obvious that the latter two are growing much faster than Apple’s version. Will Apple Pay’s...

IBM Watson Joins Hands with Twilio on Two Consumer Insight Apps

On May 24, IBM announced that it is collaborating with Twilio to offer two key services on the latter’s marketplace that was launched earlier this year. According to IBM’s press release, the two services...

Microsoft’s Strategic Retreat from The Mobile Device Space

 When Microsoft went mobile after the acquisition of Nokia’s declining business in 2014, their hope was to strongly penetrate the market with their own OS/device combo that’s worked so well for Apple. Unfortunately, that...

IBM’s Watson Goes to Cybersecurity School

IBM’s Watson has just enrolled in eight universities in order to “beef up” its security skills during a year-long research project. In a company announcement, IBM says that students and faculty at the schools...

Facebook Instant Articles Service Could Disrupt Google News

 Facebook has announced the creation of a new service created for publishers to "create fast, interactive articles on Facebook." According to the company, their new Instant Articles service is designed so "Publishers of any...