Twitter announced on Monday morning that, as of September 30, co-founder Jack Dorsey is the company’s new CEO. Dorsey had been serving as the interim CEO following Dick Costolo’s decision to step down from the appointment. Reports last week suggested Dorsey would take the role, though there had apparently been some concern about his involvement with Square.
Google and Microsoft have been fighting it out in court for as long as we can remember, but this week the two tech giants finally came to an agreement. The companies announced in a joint statement that they’re putting an end to five years of litigation and 20 different lawsuits.
Apple has teamed up with PayAnywhere to bring Apple Pay to an additional 300,000 merchants across the U.S. The deal allows customers to pay using Apple Pay in stores that use a PayAnywhere credit card reader, which will be sold in Apple Stores starting next month.
Shares of Apple stock were trading below $100 pre-market opening on Monday, down from a 52-week high of $134.54, and while investors are largely seeing a lot of industries experiencing what some analysts are calling a market correction, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is still bullish on the company’s position. In an email to CNBC anchor and former […]
Before Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced the existence of Alphabet, one would assume the two did their homework to make sure the name was actually available. Well, turns out it isn’t; in fact, not only has the domain already been scooped up, but the Alphabet trademark already belongs to another (and very unexpected) company. And, […]
Google is now part of a larger collection of companies that’s named Alphabet. The new CEO of Google is Sundar Pichai. The CEO of Alphabet is Google’s former CEO Larry Page, and Sergey Brin will serve as the president. Head spinning? Mine too.
Apple’s website has always been separate from its online store. One has been used to promote its products and services, and new things on the horizon like iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, while the other has been used to sell you those things. But now they’ve both been rolled into one.
Apple reports its fiscal third quarter earnings on Tuesday. The firm noted $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) on revenue of $49.6 billion. Wall Street analysts were expecting earnings of $1.81 per share and $49.43 billion in revenue.
Verizon on Tuesday said that it has completed its acquisition of AOL, a $4.4 billion deal that was announced just over a month ago on May 12. Shares of AOL will no longer be traded on the NYSE.
Apple is expected to announce a new Apple Pay rewards program at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco next month, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans. The scheme hopes to encourage customers to use Apple Pay on a regular basis.
Apple has announced that Jony Ive, who has long been the company’s Senior Vice President of Design, has been promoted to the newly-created role of Chief Design Officer.
Apple has bolstered its mapping capabilities with the acquisition of Bay Area firm Coherent Navigation, which specializes in navigation and GPS systems. The company was founded in 2008 by engineers from Stanford and Cornell.