Amazon and Google End Spat, Agree to Allow Each Other’s Streaming Apps

Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other’s streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over video between the tech giants. The companies said in a statement that the officialapps will be available on Amazon’sin the coming months, allowing users of...

Amazon Earnings Skyrocket on Cloud Computing, Advertising

Amazon.com forecast strong fall sales and posted a profit that was double Wall Street targets on Thursday thanks to the retailer’s younger, higher-earning businesses, including cloud computing and advertising. Shares rose more than 3 percent in after-hours trade. The report was a relief to investors in the US technology sector, still...

Apple Becomes First Company to Breach $1 Trillion Stock Market Valuation

became the first $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 68.7 lakh crores) company shortly before noon on Thursday, briefly crossing the lofty mark in a closely watched ascent that made stock market history. ‘Apple’s $1 trillion cap is equal to about 5 percent of the total gross domestic product of the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Rubbishes Report Jony Ive Was ‘Frustrated’ With Him

Apple CEO Tim Cook has rubbished reports claiming that chief design officer Jony Ive quit the company after ‘being frustrated with Cook’s alleged lack of interest in design’. In a raresent to an NBC News reporter after the Wall Street Journalthat ‘had grown frustrated withleadership and alleged lack of...

CES 2019: Samsung Unveils 98-Inch 8K QLED TVs, to Launch This Year

Samsung at CES 2019 is bringing in more than its massive Micro LED panels in the TV range. The company has also showcased its new 8K QLED TVs that will be coming to the market this year. Panels from Samsung’s Q900 series are being showcased on the CES show...

Digital Assistants Hone Skills to Deliver the News

‘What’s the news?’ has become a familiar refrain for consumers with smart speakers, opening up a new channel for publishers but also raising concerns about the growing influence of tech platforms in media. Devices such asAlexa-powered speakers, andare increasingly delivering news flashes and summaries, and giving users the option to...

Foxconn Chairman Hands Over Reins Ahead of Presidential Bid

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan’s presidential elections next year. The 68-year-oldfounder was speaking at the company’s annual general meeting in Taipei, where a...