Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google Says Young Users Prefer TikTok and Instagram Relative to Search and Maps

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google seems to be facing a threat from TikTok for its business beyond YouTube. Google’s core services, including Maps and Search, could be impacted by the increasing preference for social networks and video clips as younger users’ first stop in their path to discovery. Young users prefer TikTok and Instagram.  While […]

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Defies Hiring Cuts By Announcing 4,000 Jobs In The UK

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is defying the latest wave of downsizing in the tech sector with plans to create over 4,000 permanent jobs in the United Kingdom this year. This latest push to hire more people will bring the e-commerce giant’s workforce in the UK to more than 75,000. Amazon to increase UK workforce  Along […]

Alibaba Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: BABA) Among Chinese Tech Firms Facing Regulatory Control On Personal Data Collection

Alibaba Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: BABA) and other Chinese firms that collect personal data continue to face challenging times as Chinese regulators tighten laws governing the collection of data. Other companies affected include JD.com Inc. (NASDAQ: JD) and Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU). CAC introduces new regulations governing personal data companies can collect On Thursday, the […]

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Deposits $600 Million To Its Litigations Escrow Account Under The US Retrospective Accountability Plan

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) disclosed recently that it put $600 million in a litigation escrow account set under its retrospective responsibility plan. By providing a payment mechanism for settlements and rulings in specific US litigations, the plan, established when Visa’s stock was first listed for buying and selling on a stock exchange, was intended to protect the firm […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Launches New Tracking Program, Store Insights, To Monitor Consumer Behavior

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)  has introduced a new tracking program for physical grocery outlets to mine data on consumer behavior. The eCommerce giant announced in a blog post last week that Store Analytics will provide aggregated data to businesses which will include logs in shopper’s behavior, like when they put  a product back rather than […]

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google Reaches Agreement To Allow Subscription Outside The App Store

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google has reached a deal with US developers which will allow consumers to subscribe to services outside its Play Store. This marks the latest change for the app store space that Alphabet and Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) dominate. Google to support developers earning less than $2 million  Google is planning to […]

Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) Says Sexual Assault Cases on Its Platform During The Pandemic Were 141

During the pandemic, Uber Technologies Inc’s (NYSE: UBER) ridership was impacted considerably, but according to a new safety report released last week, the ridesharing platform reported around 141 sexual assault cases over that period. Uber released a report following the CNN probe After a CNN probe into sexual harassment and violence on the ride-hailing service […]

Merck & Co. Inc (NYSE: MRK) To Move Forward with Plans To Purchase Seagen Inc

According to sources familiar with the matter, Merck & Co. Inc (NYSE: MRK) is moving forward with a possible acquisition of Seagen Inc.. This would be one of the biggest acquisitions of the year. Merck is in discussions to acquire Seagen to expand the cancer medication lineup Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that […]

Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) Confirms Its Employees Can Enjoy Out-of-State Reproductive Medical Care Benefits

Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) has confirmed that its employees can use company benefits for out-of-state travel for medical care. The iPhone maker said that this benefit is available to those workers that have been with the company for ten years. Companies allowing the worker to travel to receive an abortion  The proclamation comes as big […]

MasterCard Inc (NYSE: MA) Unveils First Music Album Featuring Its Brand Music

MasterCard Inc (NYSE: MA) launched its maiden Priceless music album at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Ten songs by ten different international musicians are included in the collection, first made accessible on Spotify and later debut on other streaming services. The distinctive melody of the Mastercard trademark sound is featured in each track. The […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Alludes To Possibility of Bankruptcy: The electric Carmaker Faces Various Problems

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) is facing losses that could run into billions of dollars from its new factories, Covid lockdowns, and supply chain disruptions, prompting CEO Elon Musk to point at the potential of bankruptcy in an interview with a Tesla owners group. Tesla grappling with supply chain disruption  Musk said, “The past two years […]

Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) Announces Its First Autonomous Robot That Can Move Carts In Warehouses

Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) has released its first independent mobile robot that will move big carts at its warehouses. The company says that the robot called Proteus can safely navigate around human workers, unlike previous robots that the eCommerce giant kept segregated in a caged area. Proteus robots can move around in the presence of […]

Big Pharma Deals: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Partners with Valneva SE in the Fight against Lyme Disease

One of the big pharma entities in the U.S., Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), just got into a deal with French jab manufacturer Valneva SE. The timing of this deal couldn’t have come at a better time, given the setback and reputational risks that Valneva has been facing in its Covid-19 vaccine candidate disagreement with the […]

According to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Meta Platforms Inc. (NASDAQ: META), Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is the Future of Data Centers

We’ve come a long way from static web pages to Web 2.0 internet resources characterized by feature-rich website interfaces and the explosion of interactive and social media platforms. And now, with the introduction of Web3 online infrastructures, providers are likely to need more data centres to power the apps, sites, and other online services that […]

Alphabet Inc(NASDAQ: GOOGL) to Compel the Longtime Small-Business Users to Pay for Services

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) wants to push the small-business users to pay for using its customized email service. Then the company’s decision covers the other workplace apps. Users will pay to enjoy those services. A user called Richard Dalton opens up about how he has relied on the service for a long and how the […]