One app to rule them all might be the future on smartphones, and if so, Snapchat knows it needs to bolster the features in its chat function. The Venice start-up appears to be doing just that, with software experts revealing big potential changes to Snapchat’s chat … Continue reading Why Snapchat and WhatsApp are bringing new features to messaging
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Hyundai Motor Co. reported its lowest annual profit in five years after a failure to fully anticipate strong demand for sports utility vehicles in China led to a sales drop in the world’s largest auto market. The South Korean company said Tuesday … Continue reading Hyundai Motor’s 2015 profit sinks to 5-year low
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is expected to report iPhone sales increased slightly more than 1 percent in the holiday quarter when it announces earnings on Tuesday, its slowest growth ever and far from the double-digit growth investors have come to expect. The iPhone 6S and 6S … Continue reading Apple set for slowest ever iPhone sales growth
Verizon Communications Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as heavy promotions helped it to check customer defections and subscriptions rose for the carrier’s high-speed Internet service. The No. 1 U.S. wireless service provider’s shares rose 1.1 percent to $44.90 in premarket trading on Thursday. Wireless retail … Continue reading Verizon results beat as promotions keep churn in check
Google’s new data compression algorithm can make websites load more quickly Google Chrome users should expect to see a performance uptick in the near future as the company rolls out new technology to speed up load times. Google’s latest compression algorithm, called Brotli, will likely … Continue reading Google Chrome Is Getting a Big Speed Boost
People, please ‘do not wind, twist or pinch your cords. Here’s a free replacement’ Microsoft is initiating a global voluntary recall of Surface Pro power cords amid concerns of over-heating. According to sources in Microsoft’s Authorized Device Reseller (ADR) channel, Pro machines built before 15 July … Continue reading Recall: Bring out yer dead and over-heating Microsoft Surface Pro power cords
After dropping more than 25% since July 2015, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock surely looks down and out. With analysts wondering whether the success of the “iPhone” will continue into the future, investors are turning cautious, giving Apple a price-to-earnings multiple of just above 10. Note that … Continue reading AAPL Stock: Is Apple Inc. the Next GoPro Inc?