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Samsung

Samsung’s new technology will expand Smartphone’s battery life

Tired of charging your cell phone battery several times in a day? Don’t fret! Samsung is planning to develop a new technology that will extend the life of lithium-ion battery to double its current capacity on a single charge. The company is planning to extend the battery life of smartphones, without increasing the size. Samsung’s […]

Ford

Ford Motor delves into the Car sharing pool with Peer-2-Peer program

Ford Motor is introducing a Peer-2-Peer program, which will cut Ford Credit customers’ vehicle costs by enabling them to rent their cars. You might feel awkward to rent your car to a stranger. But, if you are offered money in exchange for that, then you might give it a thought to get a thick cut […]

Airbnb

Airbnb scores valuation up to $ 25.5 billion

Airbnb is on the brink of raising $1.5 billion that would boost its valuation up to $25.5 billion, as it comes forth as the latest sharing economy company from US. The company attempts to tap into booming demand in Asia. According to PrivCo, the price tag keeps raising for hot startups. But, the recent investments […]

Tumblr TV

Now Watch and Share Endless Trending GIFs from Tumblr TV

Tumblr, Inc. revealed a new feature called Tumblr TV, which will change the way people view, and find trending GIFs on the Internet. The new Tumblr feature is aimed at helping users discover and share GIFs on the web. It is the combination of a search engine and viewing feature of GIFs. Founded by David […]

Big Data Credit Scoring Services

JD.Com, and ZestFinance Offer Big Data Credit Scoring Services in China

China’s e-business firm JD.com Inc is offering Big Data credit scoring services to Chinese customers, as a joint venture with U.S. credit-scoring technology company – ZestFinance, following a rival service linked to the e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. According to a joint press release on Friday, JD-ZestFinance Gaia, as the joint venture will be […]

HBO NOW

HBO NOW Earns More from its New Standalone Streaming Service

HBO premium content officially embraced cord cutters in April, when it discharged HBO NOW – a standalone subscription streaming service, which does not require cable to access live stream content. Presently, it seems that the company is paying dividends. App Annie reported that the HBO NOW app bested their income graph for iOS applications a […]

Amazon Echo’s Alexa,

Amazon Echo’s Alexa, a voice-powered device for the home computing

Amazon Echo is a voice-powered device for an in-home general purpose computing experience, with 9.25 inch cylindrical black speaker that can sit around the kitchen counter and provide information like Siri. Amazon Echo’s features: This home gadget has a futuristic-looking cylindrical black speaker that was made available in the market to a limited number of […]

IKEA

IKEA plans to cut down staff turnover by raising minimum hourly wages

IKEA is raising its average minimum hourly wages in the U.S. by 10 per cent, following similar decisions by other retailers, as competition for minimum-wage workers increases. Beginning from Jan. 1, the Swedish furniture retailer will raise pay for workers at its existing US stores from $10.76 to $11.87 60 an hour that is $4.62 […]

China’s manufacturing activity

China’s Manufacturing Activity Shows Signs of Stabilizing

In June, China’s manufacturing activity showed signs of stabilizing. Two nongovernment reports suggested that the economy might be gaining momentum, and other analysts anticipated to further the policy support to assure a more sure-footed recovery. On Tuesday, the preliminary HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), Beijing, where HSBC Holding stated that a measure of […]

Niagara Bottling

Niagara Bottling recalls 14 bottled water brands after detecting E. coli

Niagara Bottling LCC, a Canada-based bottled water producer company is voluntarily recalling several brands of bottled water after it has detected E. coli in one of its source of contaminated bottled water. The voluntary recall of brand is for all Spring Water products produced at Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities, during June 10-18. The company said that […]

Alibaba and Ant Financial

Alibaba and Ant Financial Aim to Capture China’s Local Service Market

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and its affiliate partner Ant Financial Services Group announced today that both the companies will invest around $1 billion and resources to establish a joint venture deal aimed at capturing opportunities within China’s fast-growing local service market mainly focusing on the food and beverage segment. Online-to-offline (O2O) – Local services have […]

Elon Musk

Tesla Motors invests in multiple projects should cow investors

Tesla Motors has given itself a space to maneuver as it works towards profitability. But, with its stake almost supported to its high, don’t rule out the company to invest more spending, while it is capable of doing that. Recently, Tesla Motors took out revolving credit consent with several major banks, potentially to borrow funds […]

Sony

WikiLeaks unloads second batch documents of Sony Pictures Entertainment

WikiLeaks has unloaded second batch of Sony Corp.’s document, disclosing 276,394 private files, financial data, and emails onto its servers. Earlier in April, WikiLeaks disclosed 173,132 stolen emails, and 30,285 documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment, with messages sent between more than 2,200 SPE email addresses that have tarnished the brand’s (Sony) image. Still, it is […]

Sandoz

Sandoz launches the 1st version of multiple sclerosis drugs in US

Novartis International AG/ Sandoz reports US launch of Glatopa(TM), the first generic contender to Copaxone(R) 20mg. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is only in charge of the content of this declaration. Glatopa is the first FDA-approved, substitutable generic version of Copaxone(R) 20mg – a treatment for relapsing forms of multiple […]

South Korean auto brands

South Korean auto brands are closing gaps with Japanese competitors

South Korean auto brands, Hyundai Motor Co., and Kia Motors Corp., originally seen as laggards in quality, took top marks in a U.S. survey of new vehicles. The auto brands are closing gaps with their Japanese competitors, whose records declined below the industry average for the first time in 29 years. According to the J.D. […]

The US Treasury

The US Treasury will feature a woman’s face on the currency note

The US Treasury announced on Wednesday that for the first time in past one century, a new $10 bill will feature a face of a woman with Alexander Hamilton. The new currency note is expected to be released in 2020. The release year coincides with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment […]

Murdoch Brothers

Murdoch Brothers will take charge of 21st Century Fox by next month

Rupert Murdoch – Business Magnate, has announced succession plans for getting new bosses at 21st Century Fox. Murdoch’s sons, James and Lachlan, are prepared to get positioned at the top leadership roles at the company by next month. The Murdoch brothers are already having a big assignment cut out for them that is building a […]

Gogoro

Gogoro debuts its new upcoming electric Smartscooters

The Taiwan-based startup – Gogoro has raised $150 million in stealth mode, before launching its flagship electric Smartscooter that has now been finally revealed by the company. Today, in a press conference, co-founder, Horace Luke said that a Smartscooter would cost about $ 4,140 per-order in Taiwan, where the company – Gogoro, is currently is […]

Coty to acquire 3 P&G Beauty brands For $12 Billion

Coty to acquire 3 P&G Beauty brands For $12 Billion

The beauty products and fragrance manufacturer – Coty Inc. has won an auction to buy three cosmetic and beauty operations from Proctor & Gamble for $12 billion deal, which would make US cosmetic company – Coty as the world leader in perfume and hair care. If the deal gets approved, then Coty would get its […]