Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Time Warner-AT&T Merger Talks Heat Up

Yesterday (Oct. 20), Bloomberg reported that talks between the two companies were informal, and focused on relationship-building rather negotiating a specific deal. Access to more content would be especially attractive to wireless providers. It's c...

McDonald's Earnings: What to Watch McDonald's Earnings: What to Watch

Last week, McDonald's said that it expects to incur about $130 million in pretax charges in the third quarter, which comes out to 12 cents a share post-tax, as part of its global general and administrative and refranchising strategy, first announced ...

Girl power! Barbie and Mattel are kicking butt

Mattel, Inc . (NASDAQ:MAT) marked 52-week highest price level of $33.98 on 04/18/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $21.48 on 11/13/15. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.71 by ...

National Pension Service buys $47993114 stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB) National Pension Service buys $47993114 stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

The stock recent traded volume was 1.04 million as compared with its average volume of 1.78 million shares. This Finance Sector stock now has the Market Capitalization of 74.64 Billion. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 769,118 shares of the company's sto...

Samsung in talks with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries: Nikkei

A lot of people have started hating Samsung because of a series of Galaxy Note 7 explosions. And that same loyalty, ironically, is now acting against the company's plans to recall all units of the incendiary Galaxy Note 7. The U.S. Transportation D...

Busted! FCC slams T-Mobile with fine for Busted! FCC slams T-Mobile with fine for "unlimited" plans

The FCC had found that T-Mobile had not adequately explained this policy to users when selling them on the "unlimited" plans. AT&T is contesting a $100 million fine proposed by the FCC previous year for inadequate disclosure about similar so-called...

Peter Thiel expected to donate $1.25 million to Trump Peter Thiel expected to donate $1.25 million to Trump

What the Huffington Post finds particularly interesting with regards to Thiel's donation to the Trump campaign is the timing. The donations make Thiel one of just a few major donors to Trump, who has been widely rejected by tech leaders and wealt...

Facebook adds food ordering feature Facebook adds food ordering feature

Facebook Inc . wants to be a one-stop shop for its 1.7 billion users.Over the past month, Facebook has rolled out several features meant to help its users shop, keep tabs on events and gather information from connections. Facebook is using a comb...

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front closes its doors Sleeping Dogs developer United Front closes its doors

The harsh reality of the gaming industry is that even if you develop a triple A title that becomes a major success, there are still no guarantees if you will be able to survive. The news just started leaking recently across websites and social medi...

Meet The Pixel Phone: Made By Google Meet The Pixel Phone: Made By Google

Android 7.1 Nougat is the new version of Android which is powering the new Pixel smartphones. Pixel smartphones are the first phones ever with Google Assistant built in, helping users manage everyday tasks, find photos quickly, translate, searc...

Google's Pixel phone: Not much new, but still a standout

Here's how the two phones face off. It's something which differentiates from the iPhone but Google clearly isn't bothered about this. The Pixel is also Google's best shot at a phone that can reduce Android's reliance on Samsung and compete with...

Xiaomi's Mi Note 2 with curved display is launching on October 25 Xiaomi's Mi Note 2 with curved display is launching on October 25

Now, a couple of weeks ago, we've seen a rumor saying that the Mi Note 2 will sport a curved display by either Samsung or LG, and it seems like LG is the company that will deliver such panels to Xiaomi. The smartphone is expected to come in two com...

Germany wants Tesla to stop using term 'autopilot'

Tesla, formerly Tesla Motors until a recent rebrand , has received a curt warning from the Federal Motor Transport Authority ( KBA ) which dubbed the Autopilot brand as "misleading". Germany's Transport Ministry is conducting studies into the Autop...

Samsung Offering Note 7 Exchanges, Refunds at Some US Airports Samsung Offering Note 7 Exchanges, Refunds at Some US Airports

Global airlines - such as Qantas and Virgin Australia - have also announced that they will be enforcing a total ban on Galaxy Note 7s. This means, passengers carrying this phone, won't be allowed to board their flights, unless they agree to submi...

Netflix Adds 3.57M Subscribers in 3Q

In China, where local regulations have prevented Netflix from entering, prospects still don't look good, Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said earlier this month. Netflix rebounded from one of its worst quarters in years , posting better-tha...

Alitalia bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from flights

At first, Samsung said a minor manufacturing error in the batteries for the Note 7 was causing the phones to overheat. The company estimated the recalls will cost it $5.3 billion. "The use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices is now prohibited on all...

ICC prosecutor warns Philippine authorities over killings

Mr Duterte was elected leader in June after urging citizens and police to kill drug dealers, at least 1,400 people have been killed by police in anti-drug operations, and hundreds more by suspected vigilantes. On Thursday, Duterte called the US, EU a...

Note 7 Phones Banned From Flights

The US Department of Transport has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from flights to or from the US. SIA added that the smartphone also can not be shipped as air cargo. Malaysian should be advised that a total ban has been imposed on Samsun...

Gov't bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from airliners

Passengers will be barred from carrying the Note 7 on planes, in hand luggage or in checked baggage on domestic flights and global flights to or from the United States, the agency said. The DOT also says anybody carrying the phone "will be denied b...

Manchester City's Guardiola won't rotate his star players ahead of Barcelona Manchester City's Guardiola won't rotate his star players ahead of Barcelona

Sometimes that's risky what they try to do but that's football that I like. However, the 26 year-old stole the headlines for other, more negative reasons during the break, as he was confronted by the police and lawyers over claims of unpaid child m...

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