VMware Surges as Cloud Sales Jump, Setting Up Tracking Stock Headache for Dell – TheStreet.com

VMware Surges as Cloud Sales Jump, Setting Up Tracking Stock Headache for Dell – TheStreet.com

VMware Inc. (VMW) shares were rising sharply Friday after the software group controlled by Dell Technologies Inc.  (DVMT) posted stronger-than-expected third quarter sales in its cloud computing business. VMware shares were rose 3.7%.  VMware said sales for the three months ending on November 2, the group’s fiscal third quarter, rose 14% to $2.2 billion and topped […]

Best Buy kicks off 20 days of doorbuster deals on tech and gadgets this weekend – BGR

Best Buy kicks off 20 days of doorbuster deals on tech and gadgets this weekend – BGR

With the dust from Black Friday and Cyber Monday barely settled, Best Buy is pressing right ahead with yet another discount-heavy promotion for holiday shoppers still hungry for deals on tech products like MacBooks and 4K TVs. The retailer’s new sales event is its second annual “20 Days of Doorbusters” series of deals that feature […]

T-Mobile is launching mobile banking solution ‘T-Mobile Money’ – Engadget

T-Mobile is launching mobile banking solution ‘T-Mobile Money’ – Engadget

For clarity’s sake: T-Mobile isn’t starting its own bank. Instead, it’s handing the financial duties over to mobile-first banking institution BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank. T-Mobile Money will operate like your standard checking account. You’ll get a Mastercard debit card, a mobile app to manage your money directly and FDIC insurance on balances up […]

Taxpayers are finally done bailing out GM. Or are they? – Washington Examiner

General Motors’ announcement this week that it will be closing five plants in North America inspired a swift response from President Trump, who has since tweeted multiple times criticizing GM CEO Mary Bara and the company’s move. President Trump told reporters “the United States saved General Motors.” He did not mention that the auto bailout […]

Joe Gebbia & Samara’s Backyard Initiative Will Prototype New Ways to Build Homes—and They’re Hiring – Core77.com

Joe Gebbia & Samara’s Backyard Initiative Will Prototype New Ways to Build Homes—and They’re Hiring – Core77.com

After the raging success of Airbnb, co-founder Joe Gebbia is expanding on his initial home sharing and loaning vision with Backyard, a new initiative within the Samara team at Airbnb that will prototype new ways in which homes can be built and shared. Backyard will have a special focus on waste-conscious construction and the ways […]

T-Mobile just launched its own checking account service – The Verge

T-Mobile just launched its own checking account service – The Verge

T-Mobile is now a bank, apparently. The cell carrier is launching a new venture called T-Mobile Money, a checking account service for T-Mobile customers, rolling out on a limited basis. To be clear: T-Mobile isn’t running its own bank. Rather, it’s a T-Mobile-operated face for a digital bank called BankMobile, which is a part of […]

Brexit: Open skies deal secures US routes | News – The Times

Brexit: Open skies deal secures US routes | News – The Times

Graeme Paton, Transport Correspondent The agreement allows flights, used by 20 million passengers a year, to continue between the US and UKBAUER-GRIFFIN/GETTY IMAGES Transatlantic flights will be safeguarded when Britain leaves the EU after the government announced an “open skies” arrangement with the United States. Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, said that the air services agreement […]

Hackers target Dell customer information – CNET

Hackers target Dell customer information – CNET

Computer giant Dell said Wednesday it headed off an attempted hack of its network earlier this month. Dell said it detected and disrupted an attempt to extract Dell.com customer information, including names, email addresses and hashed passwords, from its network on Nov. 9. Dell didn’t describe the hashing algorithm it uses to mask passwords. “Though […]

Altria is reportedly in talks to take a minority stake in Juul – CNBC

Altria is reportedly in talks to take a minority stake in Juul – CNBC

Juul’s popularity has surged over the past year. That attention has attracted regulatory scrutiny. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has threatened to pull e-cigarettes off the market if the agency’s new restrictions on the sale of fruity flavors don’t slow an “astonishing” surge in teen use. Meanwhile, cigarette sales have declined as older […]