Sunday, November 18, 2018 Headlines & Global News



Pfizer-Allergan Merger Cancelled After Intense Pressure From Obama Administration

Apr 06, 2016 11:01 AM EDT

Increased pressure from the Obama administration has forced pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergan to cancel their $160 merger deal.


PayPal Pulls Out Expansion Plans In Charlotte Over North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law

Apr 05, 2016 05:58 PM EDT

Payments firm PayPal has cancelled its intended expansion to Charlotte over North Carolina's recently passed, controversial anti-LGBT law.

Thomas Staggs

Thomas Staggs, Disney's No. 2 Executive And Heir Apparent To CEO Post, Announces Departure

Apr 05, 2016 11:18 AM EDT

Thomas Staggs, the current COO and heir apparent to current Disney CEO Robert Iger, announced that he will be leaving the company.


Starbucks Slapped With Lawsuit Over Underfilled Lattes

Apr 04, 2016 01:14 PM EDT

Starbucks has found itself in a bit of trouble once again. This time, the company has been slapped with a lawsuit which argues that it has been using a recipe that results in underfilling lattes that customers order by about 25 percent.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Massively Underestimates Demand For Model 3; Reservations Top $10 Billion In 36 Hours [VIDEO, TWEETS]

Apr 04, 2016 06:36 AM EDT

Tesla's successful Model 3 launch was highlighted by the massive amounts of reservations for the upcoming electric vehicle. Can the carmaker meet the demand?


Fitbit CEO: Apple Watch Too 'Complicated,' Resulting In Customer Confusion

Apr 04, 2016 04:54 AM EDT

As the company posts impressive sales figures of its flagship device, the Fitbit Blaze, CEO James Park says that its rival, the Apple Watch, simply tries to do too much.


Age of Ads Over? Microsoft Edge To Offer Ad-Free Browsing In The Near Future

Mar 31, 2016 04:27 AM EDT

Microsoft announced that the Edge Browser's future updates would include a native ad blocker. Is the age of pop up ads coming to an end?


AT&T Boosts Data Caps For Home Broadband Plans

Mar 30, 2016 10:12 AM EDT

AT&T is boosting data caps for home broadband plans, but increasing enforcement along with it.


Bargain Or Ripoff? Foxconn Agrees To Buy Sharp For $3.5 Billion, $900 Million Less Than Initial Offer

Mar 30, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

Chinese tech giant Foxconn has given Japanese firm Sharp its final offer for an acquisition after months of the deal going on and off.

Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay Launches In China; Can Samsung-Unionpay Partnership Topple Apple Pay?

Mar 29, 2016 11:11 AM EDT

Following its rival Apple Pay to the Far Eastern nation, Samsung has officially launched its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, in China.

Marissa Meyer

Yahoo! Declares April 11 Deadline For Final Core Internet Business Acquisition Offers

Mar 29, 2016 10:47 AM EDT

Yahoo, led by CEO Marissa Mayer, has reportedly sent a letter to prospective buyers of the company's core Internet businesses, stating that the bids for the company's offerings must be submitted by April 11.

Apple-FBI Case

FBI-Apple Court Case Ends; FBI Successfully Hacks Terrorist's IPhone Without Apple's Aid

Mar 29, 2016 06:17 AM EDT

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that it was able to successfully hack the iPhone of a suspected terrorist without any help from Apple.

Dell Systems

Dell Systems Sold; Japan's NTT Data Buys Dell's IT Systems Unit For $3 Billion

Mar 28, 2016 09:10 AM EDT

NTT Data Corp., the firm which used to hold the monopoly on telecommunications in Japan, announced that it has agreed to buy Dell Inc's IT services unit for $3 billion.


Why Netflix's Video Throttling Is Not A Bad Thing For Consumers

Mar 26, 2016 01:36 PM EDT

Netflix has incited controversy for revealing that it has been throttling videos for mobile streaming for years. Here's why this is not such a bad thing.

Marissa Meyer

Microsoft Allegedly In Talks With Investors Over Possible Yahoo! Acquisition, Sources Say

Mar 26, 2016 11:43 AM EDT

Sources have claimed that Microsoft is currently in talks with investors over a possible acquisition of prominent Internet firm Yahoo! Inc.

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