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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Has A New Design Chief — Jony Ive

May 26, 2015 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Has A New Design Chief — Jony Ive
Jony Ive Jony Ive is not new to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). In fact, Sir Ive has been part of Apple since 1992. And now he has been promoted to the newly created post of Chief Design Officer. He was the  Senior Vice President of Design at Apple so far. His design sensibilities were aligned with those of Apple's legendarily design-obsessed Steve Jobs. Mr. Jobs and Mr. Ive go even further back than the current Read more [...]

What Is New On Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) In June

May 26, 2015 – 5:24 am | Comments Off on What Is New On Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) In June
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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) U.S. subscribers will have more summer fare to stream as Netflix adds more movies and TV shows to its library throughout the month of June.

Some of the highlights of the upcoming month include Orange Is The New Black Season 3 to available from June 12. The cult show is breaking molds and winning awards and has a global fan following. It’s of course an original Netflix Read more […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Benefits And Competition

May 26, 2015 – 4:44 am | Comments Off on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Benefits And Competition
Jeff Bezos Amazon

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) offers many special offers to its Prime subscribers. Let us take a look at some of the main ones … as well as the upcoming competition.

Amazon’s Prime service has been around for a while now — it was introduced nearly a decade ago. Amazon raised the price of its Prime membership to $99 last April whereby the cost of Prime membership increased by $20 on the date Read more […]

Can Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Take The Fight to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)?

May 19, 2015 – 11:09 pm | Comments Off on Can Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Take The Fight to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)?
Jeff Bezos Amazon

It’s the battle of the old, entrenched player versus the challenger. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is the king of old-fashioned offline retail while Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is the all-conquering champion of ecommerce and online retail.

Who’ll win when the two battle each other?

Wal-Mart is more times the size of Amazon and just announced its 1st quarter 2016 results with revenue of $114.88 Read more […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Reassures Investors Over Tax Fears

May 19, 2015 – 9:23 pm | Comments Off on Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Reassures Investors Over Tax Fears
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) investors have been premature in reacting to news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is considering changes to rules concerning spinoffs.

In a statement, a Yahoo spokeswoman said it understood that any potential change to the rules would not affect ruling requests that had already been filed.

Yahoo plans to create a new company out of its $33 billion stake in the Read more […]

The Twitter And Google Search Partnership Is Now Live

May 19, 2015 – 6:34 pm | Comments Off on The Twitter And Google Search Partnership Is Now Live
Tweets in Google Search

Twitter’s attempts to grow its user base continue and the previously announced partnership with Google is now live with tweets showing up in search results.

This should work to ameliorate some of Twitter’s growth concerns as it seeks to reach out to a bigger audience who may not be logged into the service.

Twitter’s blog post announcing how this works mentions that it is limited to the U.S. as Read more […]

In A First, A Woman Is Named To A Top Job At Amazon

May 19, 2015 – 6:03 pm | Comments Off on In A First, A Woman Is Named To A Top Job At Amazon
Jeff Bezos Amazon

Amazon has been around for nearly 20 years now and it’s run by Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos who has some unique approaches to business and management.

Amazon, more than most other similarly large-sized companies, is a one-man show. Thus the role of Jeff Bezos’s “shadow” is a key job at Amazon and one that had never before been assigned to a woman.

Until now.

Maria Renz becomes the first woman to Read more […]