When it comes to choosing a new smartphone, the decision for most people often comes down to Samsung vs.
Oracle has acquired Datalogix, the tech company that helps brands and agencies link online advertising spend to in-store sales.
On Friday, Bloomberg's Max Abelson reported that the hedge fund of famed financial crisis-era bank analyst Meredith Whitney was in trouble.
Apple is reportedly preparing to start producing a new 12-inch MacBook Air in the first quarter of 2015, Taiwanese website Digitimes reports. The new 12-inch MacBook may be even thinner than the MacBook Airs Apple currently sells (both models measure 0.68 inches deep), as Digitimes claims it will feature "a new chassis design to reduce the device's overall thickness and weight." The report doesn't include many other details about the new MacBook Air, but does claim that Intel's Broadwell processor will power it. If Apple does release a 12-inch MacBook Air, it would be the first time the company has offered that screen size option.
Amazon won't release the next version of its Fire smartphone until 2016, sources close to its development tell VentureBeat. The first Fire phone, largely panned as a flop, cost Amazon $170 million in unsold inventory and other related costs in Q3, and VentureBeat's Mark Sullivan reports that the lukewarm reception forced the development team "back to the drawing board" for version two. Although the first Fire phone had some interesting features, like 3-D effects and camera mode that can automatically identify real-world objects, they weren't enough to get the device off shelves.
On Monday, the Central Bank of Russia announced that it will be bailing out the first bank of the current ruble crisis, the private lender Trust Bank.
Life inside a communist country with a controlling dictator for a leader is not only suffocating and dangerous; it's also vastly different from life in developed countries elsewhere across the globe.
A United Nations panel has accused North Korea of crimes against humanity, including systematic extermination, "murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions and other sexual violence ...
JonesTrading's Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now. Good Morning! Us Futures are continuing last week’s Fed induced rally, gaining 20bp in early trade. This mirrors global strength, starting with a 1% pop in the DAX as Bunds get sold. The FTSE is 80bp higher, as Consumer Discretionary stocks act well – Materials issues the only group in the red. Ahead of the Greek Elections tomorrow, Greece’s Samaras made concessions – but their market is unchanged. Despite stability in the Ruble, Russia’s Micex is off 1% as Oil weakens. Over in Asia,The Nikkei was basically unchanged as Yen strengthened - China gained 1.6% and Hong Kong 1.3%, but Macau Casino stocks under pressure as the Chinese president warned to strengthen oversight. Despite Aussie cutting its Ore price estimate for 2015 to $63/average – Energy and Materials stocks down under jumped in heavy covering, propelling the ASX 2%.
One of the world's biggest file-sharing sites, The Pirate Bay, could be about to make its return after a waving pirate flag appeared on its old domain name.
We're only a few months away from Apple releasing the Apple Watch, its first major product in the post-Steve Jobs era.
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. Markets Are Rallying. US futures are pointing to another up day for the markets with Dow futures up 56 points and S&P futures up 6 points.
Female bankers in London are paid tens of thousands of pounds less than their male colleagues, according to a survey by recruitment firm Astbury Marsden.
Russia's uber-rich are seeking refuge in the UK in record numbers as the economic crisis in their home country deepens.
The year's not over yet. This 3 and 1/2-day week comes with fresh data on housing, income, spending, and GDP.
Beijing (AFP) - The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan has been charged with providing a venue for others to use drugs, the state Xinhua news agency reported Monday, citing prosecutors. Jaycee Chan, who like his father has worked as an actor and singer, was detained in August after police said they found 100 grams of marijuana in his Beijing home.
Taxi apps like Uber could be distracting drivers, even causing accidents, a New York Times article has suggested. Drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft need to have iPhones in their vehicle in order to pick up passengers.
Moscow (AFP) - The Russian government said it was bringing in customs barriers on Monday to limit the export of cereals in the hope of reducing domestic prices sent soaring by the collapse of the ruble.
World markets are in the green early Monday, extending a recovery that follows a slump in oil prices and the dramatic slide of the Russian ruble.
Beijing (AFP) - China condemned "cyber terrorism" on Monday after US President Barack Obama pledged to consider officially labelling North Korea, accused by Washington of hacking Sony Pictures, a state sponsor of terrorism.