Topic: Business

Microsoft Says Nokia Deal to Close Friday. Will This Drive its OEM Partners Away?
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Microsoft Says Nokia Deal to Close Friday. Will This Drive its OEM Partners Away?

After months of planning and waiting, Microsoft has finally announced the closing date for its deal to acquire the devices and services division of its biggest smartphone partner, Nokia. According to a post on the … [Read more...]

‘Drop Dropbox’ Movement Pressures Dropbox to Give Condoleezza Rice the Boot
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‘Drop Dropbox’ Movement Pressures Dropbox to Give Condoleezza Rice the Boot

Dropbox made waves last week when the company announced that former United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice would be joining the company's Board of Directors. Now, a group of protesters have started to … [Read more...]

Mozilla Names Chris Beard Interim CEO, Appointed to the Board
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Mozilla Names Chris Beard Interim CEO, Appointed to the Board

In an effort to move as far away from the company's decision to appoint Brendan Eich as CEO of Mozilla and his quick resignation, Mozilla has today announced that Chris Beard will be joining the Board of Directors at … [Read more...]

Amazon’s Empire Grows, Acquires Digital Comics Service Comixology
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Amazon’s Empire Grows, Acquires Digital Comics Service Comixology

ComiXology is the best place to go if you want to buy and read digital comics. So it’s not too surprising that yesterday the company’s CEO and co-founder, David Steinberger, went onto his site and announced that the … [Read more...]

Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’, Brings Mailbox to More Platforms
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Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’, Brings Mailbox to More Platforms

At a press event in San Francisco earlier today, Dropbox announced not one, but two major changes in their insanely popular cloud file storage service, which just hit an impressive 275 million users. The first and … [Read more...]

No Fooling: Microsoft to Talk Windows 9 at This Week’s Build Conference?
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No Fooling: Microsoft to Talk Windows 9 at This Week’s Build Conference?

Despite the fact that today is April 1, to the best of my knowledge, this is not a joke. A post on ZDNet today reports that at this week’s Build conference in San Francisco, Microsoft may give us some details regarding … [Read more...]

Google Refuses to Make Gov’t Robots, DARPA Prefers Bing Anyway
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Google Refuses to Make Gov’t Robots, DARPA Prefers Bing Anyway

Back in December, news got out about Google’s big push to enter the field of robotics: former Android boss Andy Rubin was promoted to head the robotics division, while the company scooped up bunches of robotics … [Read more...]

Captains of Imbecility: Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Missing Bitcoins
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Captains of Imbecility: Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Missing Bitcoins

Last month, the implosion of Mt. Gox—formerly one of the biggest bitcoin exchanges—made headlines. The company filed for bankruptcy protection shortly after it had announced that it lost 750,000 customer bitcoins, … [Read more...]

Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts
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Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts

As more and more people start making the switch to hosting their important files on the cloud, the various options for doing so are becoming more important with each new customer. Today, the Verge reports that Dropbox, … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Subscription Price Hiked by $20
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Amazon Prime Subscription Price Hiked by $20

About a month and a half after Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak speculated that the company’s Prime subscription price might increase, it’s happened. Today, Amazon has confirmed that its Amazon Prime service—which offers … [Read more...]