Smartphones have currently surpassed the traditional cellphone demand in the United States and since Apple and Samsumg are the companies which make most profits in the worldwide smartphone market, the manufacturers of cheap smartphones are forced to look for emerging markets where the new high-end devices are not that popular. This is the case of Motorola Mobility, the handset producer owned by Google, which is still trying to find its niche with the help of its new product: Moto G.
This Wednesday was a tough day for both Boeing Co. and unionized machinists in Washington State; we might even call it a never ending day, since final outcome of the past events still isn’t familiar. What will happen with union’s 31,000 workers or Boeing’s presence in Washington State or even U.S. overall is still not familiar. The concern took place when Boeing Co machinists yesterday rejected an eight-year labor contract extension and outcome of the rejection could cause the end of Boeing’s 97-year presence in the state.
If the yet-unlaunched Google’s Glass spectacles are among the wearable computer gadgets on your wish list, we have a new update for you: the tech giant has launched its new set of headphones for listening to music on the go. Yes, with this new upgrade, the augmented reality lenses will become not only a pleasant thing to watch but also to listen.
Can you think of all of the changes along your business or career since 1995? For sure many things have changed; it’s a long time period when it comes to business. This is the exactly same period that took U.S. oil production to accomplish same level of affectivity as it had in 1995. Everybody calls it milestone; turning point, surely it is if we look just few years back, but it’s more like achieving something U.S. oil production already had.
It appears that the Google emporium is getting bigger and bigger every day, since it owns not only the most popular web browser in the world but also the most attractive smarphone platform. Yes, Google’s Android system was used on four of five devices sold worldwide during the third quarter of 2013. Android market is stronger than ever.
They officially separated in March 2011, this Tuesday that cost Starbucks 2.76 billion dollars. Besides Starbucks stock fell $1.20, or 1.5 percent, to $79.41, all together Starbucks seriously lost bucks. Hopefully future development of events will be more positive for world’s most popular coffee place and this lost won’t jeopardize any of the employees, reaching now more than 150.000.
Have you ever wondered about which is the best way to carry on employee and staff evaluation in your company or the one you work for, in order to have a more efficient management? Several approaches have been put into practice, but before you choose one or suggest to somebody else, let us share with you the experience of one of the most important technology firms in the globe: Microsoft.
Many of you must have experienced already how it feels like when you have to postpone all of your plans on Sundays, since many things don’t work in the same way as they do during the week. For some of you Amazon decided not to keep you wait for that package you would really needed before Monday. So starting from this week Amazon package could knock on your doors even on Sundays.
According to the National highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 360 people are killed every year because of police chases. That includes officers, suspects, and bystanders. Therefore, in order to reduce the need of hazardous high-speed chases, police across the United States have adopted StarChase safety system, a discrete method which shoots GPS tracking cartridges onto vehicles attempting to get away.
After Google had embraced victory when Apple suffered a disaster over maps last year, figures have shown that the great internet searching emporium might have lost at the end: Apple’s maps have turned out to be a sensation among iPhone and iPad users in the US after all. Nowadays, Google Maps for iOS has lost around 23 million users on the iPhone platform, which is around 74 percent. This is a huge fall against the 31 million iPhone users in April 2012, according to ComScore, a market research company that produced the figures from its regular polls of thousands of users. Perhaps, now they are regretting their past decisions, sometimes in order to win you have to lose.
How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it as doing a favor to your health or immune system, turning it into a substitute for the healthy diet you still haven’t started with. Or when was the last time you didn’t feel comfortable with taking a generic drug, or just had no idea what it really meant? And when was the last time you felt like you have committed a crime after eating frozen pizza? Or is it just FDA having double standards when it comes to some things? Let’s start from the beginning.
During your next business or holiday flight, be prepared to text and talk as if you were on ground, for Gogo has unveiled its latest trick to enable passengers to use their smartphones from takeoff through landing, while respecting gadget in-flight new safety policy. This pioneering in-flight communication technology will allow commercial airlines to offer the text messaging service to local regular passengers, while the phone call functionality will be offered to business aviation costumers, such as private aircrafts and charter jets, and international carriers.
The digital revolution has been challenging traditional media since the last two decades. For eager readers, Amanzon’s Kindle could become an attractive substitute of print books, which is why the big internet retailer announced last Wednesday a new program concerning their reading tablet distribution: Amazon Source. This initiative focuses on exhorting small retailers to sell Kindle e-readers and tablets in their shops. The only problem for booksellers here is that this might be one step forward, two steps backwards kind of a deal.
When was the last time you decide to take the right side of the street when it comes to your daily nutrition habits? Or if you’re already taking good care of everything that reaches your stomach, have you lately committed a sin, reaching for frozen pizza or doughnut? When it comes to trans artificial fats it’s maybe better to think twice before committing eating sin. Trans fats could be easily recognized as heart enemy food number one.
Google launched a new online service called “Helpouts,” in an attempt to connect businesses and users to solve problems or get advice on a range of issues. It is a new marketplace for live video consultations that sells expert advice on everything from beauty advice, yoga and music lessons, cooking demonstrations, home repair tips, Photoshop assistance and more. The tool uses Google Hangouts technology for scheduled and on-demand lessons. The new service represents Google’s attempt to play an instrumental role in supporting people manage their lives.
Every time an Apple product such as an iPhone or iPad is used, information is being logged either on the device itself or in the Cloud. Phone calls, text messages, emails, contacts, pictures, among other personal files are updated every second and users around the world are deeply concerned about what is happening to their personal data. Therefore, Apple decided to publish its first global transparency data report revealing the type and number of personal data requests for information about users and devices from governments around the globe.
It appears that science fiction has overcome reality when things such as a doctor carrying out a surgery with the help of smartglasses take place in our daily routine. The augmented reality technology used by Dr. Pierre Theodore to simultaneously perform a surgery and view a patient’s X-rays, in order to remove fluid from a deflated lung, was Google Glass, which is basically a head-mounted computer equipped with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, camera, and voice activation, that enables users to have both hands free all the time.
Eight States pledge for Zero-Emission Vehicles. Governors of eight states announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) on the roads by 2025. These eight states representing nearly a quarter of U.S. auto sales signed a pact to boost the number of electric- and hydrogen-fueled cars, trucks and buses. These states have the main mission to help make the highways friendlier for zero-emission vehicles. And California is helping lead the charge.
It goes without saying that the oil industry has brought in gainful revenue for companies engaging in shale oil production. Though it is a tough venture, drilling for shale resources has made the United States a record producer in such a small window of time, will soon exceed Saudi Arabia in terms of liquids production. Companies like EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) have been leading the charge of the national production boom by concentrating on shale areas in Texas.