Progressive backlash against Amazon HQ2 is growing. Here’s why

Progressive backlash against Amazon HQ2 is growing. Here’s why

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Singles Day has become a multibillion-dollar mega-event. Here’s how it got so big

Singles Day has become a multibillion-dollar mega-event. Here’s how it got so big

Singles Day — celebrated on Nov. 11 — has become a massive online retail, bringing in more than the online sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Alibaba turned the holiday into the annual shopping event in a bid to boost sales on its e-commerce platform. Last year, it generated a whopping $25 billion […]

Here’s how Red Hat can help IBM in the cloud and beyond

Here’s how Red Hat can help IBM in the cloud and beyond

The deal could help IBM, which sells traditional data center hardware, improve its positioning among companies that still run applications in their own facilities. Setting aside spending on public cloud, “the remaining 90 percent of data center spend is still on HP, IBM, Dell and Cisco,” Dharmesh Thakker, a partner at Battery Ventures who invests […]

Reese’s Thins Are Reportedly Coming Out In 2019 — Here’s What We Know So Far

Reese’s Thins Are Reportedly Coming Out In 2019 — Here’s What We Know So Far

This Halloween may be the last time your Reese’s stash will be truly safe from being compromised, my friends, because according to candy rumors (XOXO, Chocolate Girl), Reese’s Thins are coming in 2019 — a new version of your beloved Reese’s cup that is 40 percent less thick. Per INSIDER, Hershey announced the plans for the […]

New UltraFICO score could boost credit access for consumers. Here’s how it will work

New UltraFICO score could boost credit access for consumers. Here’s how it will work

Bev O’Shea NerdWallet.com Published 7:00 AM EDT Oct 27, 2018 A new FICO credit score, launching in 2019, could be good news for consumers who don’t quite have the credit scores they need to qualify for a financial product or for the terms they were hoping for. The UltraFICO score is an opt-in credit model […]

AT&T claims completion of a world’s ‘first’ 5G connection. Here’s why it matters to you

AT&T claims completion of a world’s ‘first’ 5G connection. Here’s why it matters to you

Edward C. Baig USA TODAY Published 6:33 PM EDT Oct 26, 2018 You’re going to hear a lot of claims about “5G firsts” as the leading telecom companies slug it out to deliver the next generation of wireless. And one just came from AT&T. The company says it has successfully completed the “world’s first millimeter […]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai bowed to Trump during the company’s earnings call — here’s why that should concern you

Google CEO Sundar Pichai bowed to Trump during the company’s earnings call — here’s why that should concern you

Ben Margot/AP Google CEO Sundar Pichai made a point of trumpeting the company’s contributions to the US economy during the company’s Q3 earnings call on Thursday. It was an unusual move, likely aimed at appeasing criticism from President Donald Trump and his followers. While it’s great that Google is contributing to the US, the company’s […]

Sears Holdings Hopes to Live On After Bankruptcy. Here’s Why It Won’t

The bankruptcy filing everyone saw coming finally arrived. Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) announced early Monday morning it was seeking Chapter 11 protection and had arranged financing that would allow it to keep operating, at least through Christmas. The goal is to reorganize around a few hundred profitable stores that the company hopes will allow it to […]

Microsoft could be the next company to join the $1 trillion club — here’s what will get it there

Microsoft could be the next company to join the $1 trillion club — here’s what will get it there

Microsoft’s cloud business could soon lift the company into the ultra-exclusive trillion dollar club. Businesses — small, medium, and large — are increasingly shifting their computing needs and corporate apps from their own servers to the cloud, said Wedbush financial analyst Daniel Ives in a new research report. As they do, the software giant stands […]