Amazon has possibly gotten too big for its own good.We all know how Uber’s arrival in any new city is greeted with taxi unions protesting, and how Wal-Mart has been experiencing bad PR wherever it’s gone. The key takeaway...
If you’re a Google Chrome user, you probably know that the browser eats laptop batteries for lunch. It’s a well-documented problem that Chrome has suffered from for a long time.According to a new test released by none other than...
Tesla’s Model X was originally planned for delivery to Chinese customers during early 2017. At least, that was the initial plan. And then the Model 3 reservation mayhem happened, where the electric car maker notched up 400,000 bookings worldwide...
Hot on the heels of the still-smoking $26 billion dollar acquisition of LinkedIn, Microsoft has done it again. This time, it’s messaging app developer Wand Labs. Unlike the highly publicized LinkedIn deal, this buyout was a quiet affair, but...
Is traffic bothering you? Why not hail an Uber cab? In fact, why not hail an Uber heli-cab if you’re living in the beautiful (but crowded) city of Sao Paulo, Brazil?In one of the weirdest experiments by a car-share...
The business world is getting more competitive by the year. If you don’t believe me, take a look at some of these examples.In the automotive world, Tesla stands out as a frontrunner in eco-friendly vehicles. They’re now so successful...
Frustrated at internet speeds offered by established providers, Google lit a fire under them and entered the Internet connectivity business in 2011 with its first fiber connections in Palo Alto, California.That’s a good story on its own, but what’s...
The last ten years can aptly be called the Age of Social Networks. Facebook stormed the stage on February 4, 2004; thereafter, the Twitters and LinkedIns of the world continued vying for our time and attention. But, to quote...
No, we don’t think that Samsung wants to compete with the cloud big four comprising Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Google, but the smartphone maker has nonetheless entered the cloud space in a significant way.Announcing a key acquisition in prominent...
The fastest growing retailer in the world has been finding innovative ways to cut costs, find new revenue streams and open new lines of businesses in its pursuit to become the company that we touch the most in our...
 As most people know, Twitter is not really in the best position to be at this moment. Trouble with flat user base growth and a not-so-promising future are just the tip of the iceberg, and Twitter has been actively...
In a world of pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, Mercedes is taking a new route to bring more green to their vehicles. They’ve come out with a plan for a different kind of plug-in hybrid vehicle - one...
Chip maker Intel yesterday released a report by McAfee - one of the world’s leading security software companies - that highlights several mobile security issues that we might be overlooking.The detailed report explains how the apps on our smartphones...
Amazon made waves in 2014 when it introduced its own version of an artificial intelligence-based virtual assistant (VA) on its Echo speaker. Dubbed Alexa, the VA is already capable of answering simple questions and giving thought-out responses to queries...
Shortly after Apple announced at the WWDC that they would take Apple Pay to the web, tech major IBM and e-commerce portal Shopify have confirmed that they will be integrating the payment option into sites under their influence.IBM’s WebSphere...
Ever since word came out that Microsoft would acquire LinkedIn, there has been speculation that Google may well respond with an acquisition of its own. What options does Google have, and will leveraging a key acquisition allow them to...
At the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, Apple made a huge announcement that can shake things up for Paypal. The Cupertino-based tech behemoth announced that it will be taking Apple Pay to the web.For some...
One of the biggest advantages of sitting pretty on a cash pile of $105 billion is that you can pretty much spend it on what you like. The bigger the spend, however, the returns better be even bigger -...
If you are an automaker - and aim to be a large one - there is one market you cannot afford to ignore - China. After all, they are the number one auto market in the world, and growing...
Apple Inc.’s passion for green technology is well known. Last week, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker turned more than a few heads with its floating of Apple Energy LLC, a new company dedicated to generating and distributing clean energy generated...