Topic: Business

GT Advanced Cuts Debt Deal with Apple

GT Advanced Cuts Debt Deal with Apple

Earlier this month, the tech world was taken by surprise when GT Advanced Technologies – the firm that had signed a $578 million deal to provide Apple with sapphire crystal displays for its devices – filed for … [Read more...]

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

When it comes to online advertising, targeting the U.S. audience is a favorite amongst advertisers.  Typically though, advertisers have been focused on two major channels: search and display, but that may soon change. … [Read more...]

Cratejoy Launches Public Beta, Wants to Revolutionize Subscription Commerce

Cratejoy Launches Public Beta, Wants to Revolutionize Subscription Commerce

If you haven't noticed, subscription commerce has exploded in the past year or so.  There are so many subscription boxes out there, it's crazy -- Birchbox, Dollar Shave Club, BarkBox, etc.  But it's not just … [Read more...]

Amazon Opening Store in NYC for Some Reason

Amazon Opening Store in NYC for Some Reason

While we’ve yet to find an official press release, CNBC reports today that online mega-retailer Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in downtown Manhattan on 34th Street, across from the Empire State Building. … [Read more...]

Apple’s Sapphire Supplier Files for Bankruptcy

Apple’s Sapphire Supplier Files for Bankruptcy

While it’s not totally clear in terms of cause and effect, some more light may have been shed on the situation behind Apple’s use of sapphire crystal in its devices. Today, GT Advanced Technologies, the firm … [Read more...]

Paypal and eBay to Split in 2015

Paypal and eBay to Split in 2015

Lately it seems we’ve heard a lot about mergers and acquisitions: Apple buying Beats, Samsung buying SmartThings, Microsoft buying Nokia (and Mojang), among plenty of others. What we don’t hear so often is the … [Read more...]

How To Prepare For Your Next Video Conference

How To Prepare For Your Next Video Conference

Video conferencing has become one of the most effective forms of long distance communication in today’s business world. Prior to the introduction of smartphones and tablets, the only way to use video conferencing … [Read more...]

Microsoft Cuts Another 2,100 Jobs

Microsoft Cuts Another 2,100 Jobs

Continuing its effort to refocus its operations, Microsoft has cut another 2,100 jobs today, 747 of which came from the company’s Redmond offices. We first heard about the forthcoming layoffs back in July, at which … [Read more...]

Watchdog Alleges Child Labor Violations By Samsung and Lenovo Supplier

Watchdog Alleges Child Labor Violations By Samsung and Lenovo Supplier

According to China Labor Watch––a New York City based NGO founded in 2000 to protect worker rights in China––one of Samsung and Lenovo's suppliers, HEG Electronics, is violating child labor laws. CLW released … [Read more...]

Dropbox Revamps Pro Service: 1TB for $10 a Month

Dropbox Revamps Pro Service: 1TB for $10 a Month

Cloud storage is the new webmail: companies keep offering more space for less money. In its ongoing efforts to hold your important files on its servers, Dropbox has offered up a new, revamped Dropbox Pro plan that … [Read more...]