Apple Inc, the ever-evolving tech giant, is broadening its sphere of influence once again. According to Bloomberg News, the newest move by Apple has the potential to change how small businesses conduct point-of-sale transactions.  In 2020, the company paid roughly $100 million for the Canadian startup Mobeewave, which offers a...
Lowe's stores aim to become more of a "one-stop-shop" for consumers. The home improvement company is launching a pilot program with pet store Petco. The two retailers have shared that their first pilot program will launch in San Antonio, Texas, as early as February, with as many as 14...
5G and 6G will soon take over the tech world. And that means older, more antiquated wireless networks will disappear, including the 3G wireless network. 3G is set for extinction in the coming year, and unfortunately, it will be bad news for some vehicle systems. All of the major mobile...
The New York Times announced on Thursday that it plans to acquire The Athletic, a subscription-based sports website. The Times hopes the deal will usher in fresh subscribers to its publication while enhancing its sports coverage. The deal is valued at approximately $550 million, and the parties expect to close...
United Airlines has offered to triple its pilots’ pay in January to help with flight disruptions caused by the surge of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The airlines pilot union has reported a record level of call-ins due to being sick from the virus. The result has been hundreds...
Oracle is purchasing EHR and health information company Cerner for $95 per share in an all-cash deal worth approximately $28.3 billion. The equity value deal marks the largest acquisition ever for the software giant. The deal could position Oracle in boosting its health care presence by bridging health care data...
As travelers gear up to travel for the holidays, JetBlue is offering a $1,000 bonus for flight attendants who don’t call out of work through the holiday period ending in early January. JetBlue’s full-time workers will qualify for the bonus if they don’t miss work from November 22 through...
Ecommerce giant Amazon has said that beginning on January 19 of next year, it won’t accept British-issued Visa credit cards. Amazon said the reason was “due to the high fees Visa charges for processing credit card transactions.” Once news broke of the change, Visa’s share prices fell by 2.5 percent...
Gatik, a Silicon Valley autonomous delivery startup, has been operating two fully autonomous trucks for Walmart deliveries since August. Walmart said that it had started using driverless trucks for its online grocery business to help increase capacity and improve efficiency. The trucks have operated for 12 hours at a...
A U.S. court has ruled against Blue Origin in a lawsuit filed against NASA. Jeff Bezos founded the aerospace and sub-orbital spaceflight company in 2000. Blue Origin filed the suit over a lunar contract awarded to Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, early in 2021.  The contract, worth $2.9 billion, was disputed...