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Opinion: Microsoft's Problem With Chinese Antitrust Authorities

Opinion: Why Does Microsoft and Other Companies Have Such A Hard Time In China

Last week saw a tech company run into another problem with Chinese authority/media. No, it’s not Samsung, this time it’s the authority end of things as the State Administration ...
Google Puts Down $300 Million For Trans-Pacific Cable Project FASTER

Google and Five Other Companies Put Up $300 Million For Trans-Pacific Cable Project FASTER

Google is teaming up with several other companies to build a trans-Pacific cable system called FASTER. The project is meant to bring faster internet speeds to the U.S west coast and ...
Apple and Samsung Call Truce On International Legal Battles

Apple and Samsung Call Truce On International Legal Battles

No one expected the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle was over after the May decision that was largely in Apple’s favor. In a case of focusing on U.S litigation, the two tech giants ...
Sprint Backs Out of T-Mobile Merger, Installs New CEO

Sprint Backs Out of T-Mobile Merger, Installs New CEO

With Sprint stepping away from acquiring T-Mobile at the moment, the company has replaced Dan Hesse as CEO. Taking his place Monday will be Marcelo Claure. RELATED: Update: Sprint ...
Netflix Enters Deal With AT&T To Improve Stream Quality

Twice Bitten, Thrice Shy: Netflix Inks Deal With AT&T To Improve Stream Quality

Wading in streaming problems major ISPs supposedly not delivering on what Netflix agreed to pay for, the streaming entertainment service has agreed to another deal with AT&T. RELATED: ...
Alibaba Said To Be Interested In Funding Snapchat At $10 Million

Alibaba Said To Be Interested In Funding Snapchat At $10 Million

Snapchat is still in talks with multiple investors and is rumored to be priced at $10 billion. This is a major spike from the $3 billion Facebook originally offered in November of ...
Facebook Acquisition of WhatsApp Plans Halted Due To European Commission, Service Ends In A Year

Facebook Acquisition of WhatsApp Delayed Due To European Commission, Service Ends In A Year

Facebook is extending the deadline of WhatsApp’s closure to August 19, 2015 according to its Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week.  RELATED: ...
CEO Nadella Could Streamline Microsoft With A Number of Job Cuts

CEO Nadella Could Streamline Microsoft As Early As This Week

Microsoft‘s new focus will see the company aggressively diving deeper into mobile and cloud—at the cost of close to some 5,800 in jobs. RELATED: Microsoft Offers More Free ...
Secret Picks up $31 Million, Looks To Expand As A Social Network

Secret Reels In $25M In Round 2 Funding, Looks To Expand As A Social Network

Anonymous social posting app startup Secret managed to secure $36.3 million total from multiple interested parties. Patrons involved in Secret’s “Series-B” funding include Index ...
Yahoo Picks Up Israel Startup RayV

Yahoo Picks Up Israel-based Startup RayV, Kicks Off Yahoo Live July 15th

The summer is startup purchase season and last week Yahoo scooped up the Israel-based HD video streaming service RayV. RELATED: Yahoo’s Arsenal Grows With The Addition of Concert ...