Apple Acquires A Firm Every Three To Four Weeks, Says Tim Cook

According to Apple Inc’s chief executive Tim Cook, over the past six years the iPhone maker has acquired about 100 companies. Cook, while talking to shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting, said that on the average, Apple buys a company every three to four weeks. In the first-quarter of its fiscal year 2021, the…

Following Australia Row, Investment Of $1bn In Local News Industry Pledged By Facebook

Following a truce with the Australian government over a tussle related to the new content law being brought in the country, an investment of at least $1 billion in the news industry in the country over a period of the next three years would be made by the social media company Facebook. The largest social…

Spotify Will Launch Its Services In More Than 80 New Countries

The streaming platform Spotify will now have the opportunity to reach out to an additional one billion customers as the company plans to expand its business and launch its services in 85 new markets. The company made the announcement during a live streaming event that featured Justin Bieber, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. A new…

Blockchain Technology Could Enhance Green Transparency Of Fashion Industry

Despite global fashion brands touting their desire and intention to achieve higher green operations, the complex nature of their global supply chains often inhibits the desire of the brands to use environmentally friendly materials. However this issue can be tackled with the use of blockchain technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, believes TextileGenesis. Blockchian…

Israeli Researchers Claim America’s NSA’s Hacking Codes Were Copied By Chinese Spies

The first codes that were developed by the National Security Agency of the United States to be used in the country’s hacking operations were used by Chinese spies, claimed Israeli researchers said on Monday. If this claim is true, it would show how malicious software developed by agencies working for governments of countries can ultimately…

US And Europe Should Work Together On Climate Change And Tech Rules, Says EU Chief

According to the European Union chief executive Ursula von der Leyen, the fight against climate change should be jointly worked out by Europe and the United States, while the efforts to limit the power of big tech firms should also be done by the two parties together by framing a mutually agreed  new framework for…

Australian Prime Minister Says Facebook At The Negotiating Table; News Blackout Still On

After the social media giant Facebook blocked news on its platform in Australia, the United States based tech giant is back at the negotiating table, said the country’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday. There was wide spread anger in Australia after Facebook decided to abruptly prevent its Australian users from sharing news on the…

With Struggling Smartphone Sale, China’s Huawei Looks At Pig Farming Business For Revenues

With tough sanctions imposed on it by the United States on its smartphone business, technology for pig farmers is something that Chinese tech giant Huawei is turning to. After the Trump administration labelled the Chinese company a threat to US national security, accessing vital components has been prevented for the Chinese telecoms giant. Huawei is…