YouTube Launching Twitch-like Streaming Service

YouTube

In 2011, a service called Twitch was launched, which was similar to Justin.tv but instead just honed in on gamers. It has quickly become one of the biggest video platforms and communities for video game enthusiasts. YouTube now wants a piece of that market. The Google-owned video … [Read more...]

Payday Loan Lenders Watch Out, CFPB is After You

payday loans

After talking the tough talk on the payday loan industry, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) is now walking the tough walk after it released a series of rules for the sector. CFPB director Richard Cordray is scheduled to outline a proposed regulatory framework Thursday … [Read more...]

Google Inc. Under Fire With Leaked FTC Report

FTC

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has come under fire numerous times by competitors in court due to its alleged monopolistic behavior. Google has denied the use of any unfair means while conducting its business. However, according to a recently leaked report by the Federal Trade Commission … [Read more...]

Burger King Cologne Will Have You Smelling Like a Whopper

Burger King Flame Fragrance Packshot

April Fool's Day is upon us, a day when many newspapers, brands and companies pull pranks and jokes on an unsuspecting general public. Is the latest publicity stunt and public relations move from Burger King nothing but a prank? One of the most popular fast-food joints in the world … [Read more...]

Sony Unveils its Latest Cord-cutting Service ‘Vue’

Sony Vue

Will conventional cable companies become extinct in the next several years? If the trend of cord-cutting expands and a greater number of organizations unleash streaming services then perhaps everything we know about the traditional television-viewing experience may become … [Read more...]

If You Don’t Mind Being Spied on Rent from Hertz

Hertz

Would you rent a car if the company installed a camera on the dashboard facing the driver? If you happen to travel a lot and rent a great number of vehicles then you may have come across a recent addition from Hertz: a camera facing you. The latest trend for vehicle owners and car … [Read more...]

Drones are Hurting the Real Estate Market

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The real estate marketing industry has dramatically changed in recent years. With a highly competitive and expensive housing market and a hiccup in sales, agents and homeowners are employing a wide spectrum of marketing tricks to get potential homebuyers to sign on the line which is … [Read more...]

Diabetes is a ‘Global Epidemic’ That Hurts Economies

Diabetes

Last year, close to 400 million people worldwide suffered from diabetes, and 90 percent of those cases were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes continually leads to the death of a minimum of 1.5 million people each year and comes with a global economic cost of $612 billion. A … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. Could Dominate TV Screens Soon

Apple TV

Apple is the market leader in the tech industry. Truly, with an estimated market capitalization of $730 billion (and rising rapidly!), this tech company is consistently surprising investors with its potential. Now, Apple Inc. is reportedly entering the TV streaming sector, building up … [Read more...]

Ukraine Hikes Benchmark Interest Rate to 30%

Ukraine Map

One year after suffering a full-blown economic collapse because of the intense conflict with the Russian Federation, the Ukraine government and central bank are attempting to find out ways to revamp the overall economy and financial markets as the hryvnia has lost most of its … [Read more...]

Will Apple Inc. Tackle Tesla?

Tesla

Apple makes headlines even when it launches a simple update to its iOS so when Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) interest in making an electric car became public knowledge the market started buzzing once again. Analysts and experts started rolling out their opinion on whether or not Apple … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola CEO Says “No” to Bonus Amid Bad Corporate Performance

Coke

The general public detests CEOs that receive multi-million-dollar bonuses and severance packages whether or not the company performs well. For instance, Canadians were outraged last month when Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was given a walk-away package - or golden handshake - of $61 … [Read more...]

Say Goodbye to Nexus 5 as Google Inc. Focuses on 6

Nexus 5

Google has finally announced that the company will stop the sales of its Nexus 5. The buyers will not be able to buy Nexus 5 from Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GOOG) online stores anymore. The device has been listed as “no longer available for sale”. According to a Google spokesperson some … [Read more...]

Russia’s Central Bank Cuts Key Interest Rate Amid Recession

Russia Ruble Exchange

The Russian central bank confirmed Friday that it has cut its key interest rate by one percentage point to 14 percent as part of efforts to stabilize and support the economy, which is in the midst of a horrific recession. In a statement (via the Associated Press), the Bank of … [Read more...]

Senator Schumer Warns Hackers Could Attack FAA Computers

Hacker

One day, an airplane disaster in the skies of the United States, Europe or Asia could be caused by cyber criminals, says New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer. Speaking at a press conference Sunday, the longtime senator warned hackers could attack the Federal Aviation … [Read more...]

You Want Better Battery Life for Your iPhone? Use it Less!

iPhone battery

Apple’s iPhone 6 has broken records in terms of sales and with a market cap of around $700 billion the tech giant has become the most valuable company in the world. But…even Apple cannot give you more battery time…or will not? Battery has always been an issue when it comes to … [Read more...]

Ikea to Unveil Embedded Charging Stations in Furniture

Ikea charging furniture

It can certainly be argued that Ikea is one of the most innovative furniture companies in the world today. From easy-to-assemble furniture to its all-in-one entertainment center, Ikea continues to provide interesting furniture concepts at an affordable price, and the latest design may … [Read more...]

Apple iPad Production Delayed Possibly for USB Port

iPad USB

In its efforts to revive Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad sales and give the consumer a newer version of its tablet, Apple has started working on a bigger, better and lighter iPad. The new iPad is expected to feature a 12.9 inch display screen. The new iPad production was scheduled to … [Read more...]

U.S Stocks Rise on News of Bank of England Interest Rates

Bank of England

It has been six years since the Bank of England (BOE) decided to slash interest rates to combat the global economic meltdown. Since then, the BOE has consistently delayed any move to hike rates, even though present central bank governor Mark Carney has repeatedly hinted at such an … [Read more...]

iOS Receives Upgrades to Welcome the Launch of Apple Watch

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Apple Inc.’s first wearable device, the Apple Watch, is expected to launch in the month of April of this year. And the device is being welcomed by many as a valuable addition to the wearable tech industry. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is also in its final stages of promotion for the new … [Read more...]