Last week, Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster predicted that Amazon will buy Target in 2018. Although industry insiders aren't so sure that this is actually going to happen, here's why a Target acquisition by Amazon would make sense.Let's look...
HP and Asus have already unveiled their Windows 10 S on ARM laptops, and it is now Lenovo's turn to do the same with the Miix 630. In seemingly unrelated news, Amazon Alexa will be making her way to...
What makes Facebook such a successful company? Is it luck, timing or something else altogether? Many agree that there was a collusion of forces that worked to make Facebook one of the most highly valued companies in the world....
Many people draw parallels between Amazon and Alibaba, not only for their retail businesses but also for their respective forays into the cloud computing segment. But is it really fair to say that Alibaba is a clone of Amazon...
Blackberry was once the pride of the enterprise segment. But what happened to the company in the last ten years? In one word - iPhone. That's what happened to Blackberry.But there's more to this story than meets the eye.In...
Microsoft has moved from being Windows-reliant to becoming a cloud juggernaut. How did this happen? What risks did Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella face on this turnaround journey? What are the factors that have helped the company go from near-obsolescence...
A possible partnership between U.S. aerospace major Boeing and Brazilian planemaker Embraer could be in the offing, according to both companies.The "potential combination" mentioned by the companies includes the possibility of a joint venture type deal that would technically...
Google's parent company Alphabet's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt announced on Thursday that he has stepped down from his current position, and that he will remain on the board and take up a new role as an Alphabet technical advisor.Schmidt...
No reason was given for Papa John's CEO John Schnatter stepping down from the helm, but there has been intense criticism of the iconic pizzapreneur after he blamed NFL players for the restaurant chain's woes.Company President Steve Ritchie will take...
Wells Fargo and Fifth Third have announced that they're giving special year-end bonuses and/or implementing pay rises for hourly wage workers after Trump's tax reforms are passed into law.Fifth Third will give several employees a $1,000 year-end bonus, and...
For a while now Walmart has been playing the retail game by Amazon's rules, pre-empting the e-commerce giant's moves at every turn. The new development is two tests that Walmart is reportedly running for select customers.Cashier-less shopping is being...
Didi Chuxing, market leader in China's ride-hailing segment, has announced that it has raised $4 billion in an investment round for its deeper and wider push into overseas markets, and to help it implement more artificial intelligence technologies into...
The GOP's controversial tax plan may have already seen its first tangible positive effect on the public, with AT&T and Comcast announcing that the bill's passage will allow them to reward their employees with $1,000 bonuses.Nearly 200,000 employees at...
In a memo to employees, Disney CEO Bob Iger boasted that the deal to buy a majority of 21st Century Fox assets from the Murdoch family would be an "historic" one.In the memo, Iger underlined the deal's ability to...