China’s leading Shanghai Index officially entered a “Bear Market” this week, with stocks, plunging over 20 percent since their mid-June high.
Uber Europe GM Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty and Uber France CEO Thibaud Simphal were both taken into custody Monday in Paris according to AFP News. The police started an investigation of Uber in November 2014 and raided their Paris offices in March. But the arrests came after Paris police failed to intervene last week as French taxi union thugs trashed Uber cars and threatened passengers.
Apple premiered its paid streaming music service at 8:am this morning featuring an industry standard $10 per month on-demand content, curated playlists, and global radio station “Beats One.” The only disruptive shocker in the launch is the $15 per month “family
Americans do not need to worry about the financial travails of Greece, we have our own debt crisis in Puerto Rico. Prices of the U.S. territory’s general obligations bonds that were issued in March of last year fell to 70 cents on the dollar after Democrat Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said investors should be “prepared to sacrifice” being paid back if they want the insolvent island’s economy to grow.
Greece announced a six day bank and stock market holiday on Sunday after long lines of their citizens queued up over the weekend to drain all their savings at ATMs.
Following the April launch of an European Union regulatory investigation of biased Google search results to favor its own products , Yelp commissioned a study to determine if Google engages in any predatory actions that hurt users.
An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket traveling at 2,900 mph, about 27 miles above the earth disintegrated 2 minutes and 19 seconds into its flight from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station. It was a severe blow to NASA,
There was a long line of advocates claiming responsibility for same-sex marriage’s victory at the Supreme Court on Friday, but a key driver was the support two years ago from 278 mostly multi-national tech companies that included Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco, eBay, Electronic Arts, Intel, Intuit, Oracle, Twitter and Zynga.
The irrepressible Sean Parker took to the Wall Street Journal editorial pages to announce that after building a $2.8 billion fortune, mostly from stealing music and selling peoples’ deepest secrets to marketers, he wants to reinvent his public reputation from that of a greedy loud-mouthed hacker to an old money philanthropist.
With the revelations of data snooping and privacy violations by government agencies, clandestine hacker groups and supposedly trusted telecommunications companies accelerating, a new report suggests Generation Y, 18 to 34 year olds, is starting to have “buyer’s remorse” regarding the amount of social media accounts into which they’ve poured the intimate details of their lives.
Just nine months after Alibaba (BABA-NYSE) raised $25 billion in the largest-ever U.S.-listed initial public offering (IPO), the Chinese dominant e-commerce shopping search engine, electronic payment service and cloud computing company is coming to Hollywood.
On the heels of Apple Music’s $9.99 streaming service getting the bodyslam from a 99-pounder named Taylor Swift, Google has just rolled out “Play Music,” which will offer a free, ad-supported streaming music service. Combined with their “All Access” subscription product released in May, Google appears positioned to crush both Spotify and Apple Music.
Buried under “crippling local government and corporate debt”, the Red Dragon’s current debt restructuring plan amounts to “little more than creative financial-engineering.” Lombard believes that China still has the ability address the nation’s debt-bomb, but the fuse is now burning.
Marketing company Turn Inc. of Redwood City has been sued in what looks to be a huge mass tort lawsuit alleging a conspiracy with telecommunications giant Verizon Wireless to engage in undisclosed tracking and storing of Internet browsing histories.
It took just 12 hours for Taylor Swift to crush the most powerful brand on the planet by taking to Tumblr to accuse Apple’s post-Steve Jobs management of being greedy corporate scum trying to cheat artists out of their royalties in the launch of Apple Music.
Apple just announced that iPhone and iPad users of its upcoming iOS 9 operating system will get a disruptive new app by the name: “News.” With the Apple Watch slumping fast, Taylor Swift torpedoing Apple Music, and the “News” looking like a “wanna-be” New York Times, the first three post-Steve Jobs era products seem to indicate in the words of the immortal BB King that for Apple, “The Thrill is Gone.”
The economic crisis in Greece is playing out with political and economic ramifications that are causing, and will continue to cause, damage across Europe.
When Breitbart News reported in ‘FAA Proposes Commercial Drone Licenses To Anyone Paying $200 Fee,’ we commented that, “By next Christmas, aerial drones will be all the rage.”
The audaciousness of EIon Musk to challenge bone-headed establishment thinking is on maximum display this month as his SpaceX organization helps launch the design competition for a “sub-scale” Hyperloop prototype pod train. Unlike the California High Speed Rail, that no
If Robin Leach visited the headquarters of Fibit, Inc. in San Francisco today, it would be all “champagne wishes and caviar dreams” as the leading wearable fitness tracker raised $793.5 million at a stunning valuation of $4.1 billion in the largest initial public offering (IPO) by any consumer electronics company in history.
In what may the most expensive employee labor claim in history, the California Labor Commission ruled Wednesday that an Uber California drivers is an “employee,” rather than an “independent contractor.” Uber could potentially be on the hook to pay about $200 million in employee taxes and benefits for 2014 alone.
Six weeks ago, the Huffington Post’s lead article was “Why Hillary Can’t Lose.” But the S.S. Clinton campaign that steams into southern California on Friday increasingly looks like the arrogant crew of the Titanic that continued to run full-throttle after hitting an iceberg, because their ship was “Practically Unsinkable.”
Billionaire “greenie” Tom Steyer is demanding that candidates for president support the one tax increase Republicans like: namely, eliminating the limousine liberal’s “carried interest” loophole that allows uber-wealthy hedge fund moguls to pay a lower tax rate than Americans earning over $36,900. Calling income inequality an “urgent” issue, Steyer wants to dump the loophole that made him rich.
California may be on the cusp of an oil fracking boom along its 1,750-square-mile Monterrey Shale Formation, which is potentially the richest shale oil reserve in the United States.
For over 100 years, the American public viewed labor unions in a positive light. But after unions were body-slammed in battles against three not-so-free trade agreements negotiated by Democrat Presidents, manufacturing jobs plummeted and public opinion of unions went negative for the first time during Obama Administration.