Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Headlines & Global News



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.


McDonald's Seeks New Slogan As It Simplifies Business

Mar 25, 2016 04:32 PM EDT

McDonald's isn't lovin' it's old slogan and wants a new one. Soon people around the U.S. may soon hear "The Simpler the Better," a slogan focused on the chain's drive for a simpler menu.javascript:;

Washington D.C.

Why Drone Delivery Won't Be Coming To Washington D.C. Anytime Soon

Mar 25, 2016 04:30 PM EDT

Washington, D.C. is set to become a victim of its unique status once again. This time, due to district and nearby areas being classified as a no-drone zone, residents can expect to not get drone delivery at the same time as the rest of the nation.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Toyota's Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Debuts At New York Auto Show

Mar 25, 2016 02:48 PM EDT

Toyota showed its dedication to its Prius lineup with the debut of the 2017 Prius Prime plug-in hybrid Wednesday at the 2016 New York Auto Show.

Samsung Gear VR

Hulu Unveils New Virtual Reality App for Samsung Gear VR; Service To Redefine Immersive Viewing?

Mar 25, 2016 10:28 AM EDT

In its first foray into the virtual reality market, streaming service Hulu has launched its first app specifically designed for the Samsung Gear VR.


Netflix Admits To Throttling Customers' Videos; Streaming Firm Claims It’s For Customers' Own Good

Mar 25, 2016 06:38 AM EDT

Netflix announced that it has been throttling the video speeds of its customers who use AT&T and Verizon. The company maintains that it was all to protect its customers.

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