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Twitter Bid Said To Be On the Cards as Twitter Shares Soar

  •  Published by Pete Nisbet on   September 23, 2016  

Another Twitter bid has been predicted. Twitter shares jumped close to 20% after rumors that it had received a takeover bid. This has happened before, but the rumors were just that – rumors that came to nothing. However, this time, it seems that a successful bid for the company might not be too fa [...]

Galaxy Note 7 Issue– Samsung in Dispute with Chinese

  •  Published by Rajesh Namase on   September 22, 2016  

The burning Galaxy Note 7 issue is now causing Samsung some issues with Chinese customers. South Korean firm Samsung has not yet recalled the smartphone in China, even though there have been reports of the device catching fire. The company put the Chinese issues down to “external heating” so ref [...]

Galaxy Note Recall – Samsung Recall by US Safety Regulators

  •  Published by Pavan Lipare on   September 16, 2016  

A Samsung Galaxy Note recall has been ordered by US safety regulators. The battery issues associated with this Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone have been well publicized. The faulty batteries that have led to fires and even explosions and injury have resulted in the United States regulators calling [...]

Samsung Note 7 Battery Issue and Battery Charge Reduction

  •  Published by Rajesh Namase on   September 14, 2016  

The Samsung Note 7 battery charge is to be restricted to 60% of standard.  This comes after a recall of around 2.5 million of the Note 7 smartphones after battery and charging issues.  Batteries were overheating and exploding during charging or shortly after it, resulting in serious damage to the [...]

Google and Apigee Merge to Compete in Cloud Computing

  •  Published by Pete Nisbet on   September 9, 2016  

Google and Apigee are to merge to compete in the cloud computing field. Google, owned by Alphabet Inc. is to acquire Apigee Corp is a software developer that helps business transition to the cloud. The deal is valued at $625 million. Alphabet Inc. was founded in October 2015 by Larry Page and Sergey [...]

Dell EMC $67 Billion Takeover Completed But Not Without Job Losses

  •  Published by Pete Nisbet on   September 9, 2016  

The Dell EMC takeover was completed Wednesday and will result in the loss of between 2,000 and 3,000 jobs. When the likelihood of the takeover was declared last October, it was feared then that there would be job losses, and so it has proved. It was announced Wednesday that Dell Technologies complet [...]

Nintendo Shares Increase – Super Mario Franchise on iPhone

  •  Published by Rajesh Namase on   September 8, 2016  

Nintendo shares increase with news that the Super Mario franchise is to be made available on iPhone. The game Super Mario Run will be available in 100 countries from Apple’s App Store from December. Download is free, but if you want to play the full game you must pay. Nevertheless, this opens the [...]

Micro Focus HPE Purchase: HPE Purchase Worth $8.8 billion

  •  Published by Rajesh Namase on   September 8, 2016  

A Micro Focus HPE has created a new technology giant on the world stage.  Micro Focus is to purchase Hewlett-Packards software business HPE. The deal is worth $8.8 billion (£6.6 billion).  HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprises) includes Autonomy, the firm that HP mistakenly purchased in 2011. That $10 [...]

Yum China Investment by Primavera and Ant Financial

  •  Published by Pavan Lipare on   September 3, 2016  

YUM China is on its way. Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial and a key investor in Alibaba, Primavera Capital, are to put $460 million between them into Yum China. This is a new venture by Yum Brands, owner of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC. In fact, Primavera will be putting $410 million into the deal wi [...]

Galaxy Note 7 Sales to be Suspended Due To Battery Issue

  •  Published by Pete Nisbet on   September 2, 2016  

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales are to be suspended following issues with the battery. We reported yesterday issues with the Galaxy Note 7 with regard to the cell phone catching fire or exploding while or shortly after charging. Samsung has now stated that it will suspend sales until the problem has bee [...]