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Paypal’s largest acquisition, browser extension Honey, was acquired by the online payment processor in December for $4 billion. Honey offers coupons to users and suggests other ways to save on purchases. But, the startup is creating security concerns, and Amazon is speaking out. The e-commerce giant is...
Four Wall Street brokers in the past two months have now cut their ratings for Netflix, the latest being Needham and Co. The brokerage says that Netflix will now have to compete against newer streaming services and projects that Netflix could lose four million of its U.S....
Beginning next year in 2020, Google plans to offer checking accounts. If everything goes as planned, it will be a bold move for the tech giant, though Google has involved itself with credit cards and platform payments before. According to the Wall Street Journal,...
The T-Mobile and Sprint merger got the final green light from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this past week. The $26 billion acquisition by T-Mobile has faced challenges by consumer advocacy groups and state attorneys. Several states have moved to block the merger. Should...
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is reportedly acquiring Fitbit. Google is purchasing Fitbit for $7.35 per share in cash, or approximately $2.1 billion. Fitbit’s highest share price has previously been as high as $51.90 during August 2015. Some experts say that Google’s acquisition comes at a diluted cost....
Apple launched its long-awaited streaming video service on Friday. Apple TV went live early Friday morning and will cost its subscribers $4.99 a month. However, anyone who purchases an Apple product, including iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac Computer, and Apple TV streaming box purchases, after September 10,...
Apple, one of the world’s top tech companies, is experiencing more sluggish trading than it’s accustomed to. The lag is likely due to the ongoing trade war. While Apple’s third-quarter earnings were higher than expected, the company’s stock is only mildly elevated. Investors still seem...
Amazon announced today that it will be releasing a new line of products that enable voice functions, including eyeglasses, earbuds, and a ring. The products will feature multilingual functionality for Alexa, a new range of voice-controlled Echo speakers, and a privacy feature that will allow the user...
The world’s second-largest airline carrier is partnering with Georgia Tech and the Curiosity Lab to further research in the autonomous vehicles industry. The Curiosity Lab is located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia and is a 1.5-mile smart city and mobility laboratory that uses 5G and...
Dell and AT&T have announced that they are partnering to deliver open-source technology solutions to support and expand its service opportunities in the 5G era. The multinational technological companies hope to accelerate cloud and edge computing solutions by combining AT&T’s Network Cloud and...