FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has said that he wants to kill net neutrality because he believes it will somehow create more competition, which would be good for consumers. Let’s take a look at how the two biggest cable companies in America handle competition.
You’re probably not surprised to learn that Jared Kushner enjoys Apple design. The Cupertino company does make some fine-looking hardware! But would you guess that the Trump suck-up actually buys expensive MacBooks just so he can install Windows on them?
Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. The Seattle-based airline bought Virgin America last year for $2.6 billion with the hope of expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America, apparently cried when he heard the news.…
Today’s the big day for Snap Inc., the parent company of dick pic app Snapchat and some confusing drone project: It’s set to begin trading on Wall Street today after the company priced its IPO at $17 a share. Snap’s valuation could be as high as $24 billion, the largest for a US-based tech company since Facebook went…
One of the biggest reasons Pebble was a damn fine smartwatch was its entirely reasonable price. Back in December, the Kickstarter success story sold off its assets to Fitbit and was promptly shut down. Today, we learned how much it was sold for, and it seems those low, low prices continued into its demise.
Yesterday the stock market did exceptionally well. But tech stocks weren’t so lucky. And it looks like the impending Donald Trump presidency is continuing to spook investors about Silicon Valley, as tech stocks continue to plunge today.
The US Justice Department (DOJ) announced on Wednesday it’s suing AT&T, alleging the company used DirecTV in an illegal campaign to block carriage of a television channel owned by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., is preparing for an initial public offering that is expected to value the company at $25 billion or more, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The newspaper says the company is already filling out the paperwork. But there’s there is no guarantee that a share sale will happen…
The onetime public face of Verizon—famous for asking “can you hear me now?” in its ads—has defected to Sprint. And it’s not subtle.
Facebook quietly filed a proxy statement with the SEC this week that seeks to clarify what happens to the company in a post-Mark Zuckerberg world. A key part of that plan: Zuck’s descendants cannot inherit the power to control Facebook. This is America, after all.
It’s finally happened: There are more people snapping than there are tweeting. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Snapchat has 150 million daily active users, compared to Twitter’s less than 140 million users. Ouch.
Budget airlines like JetBlue and Southwest in the United States, and Ryanair and Easy Jet in Europe, are often significantly cheaper to fly compared to legacy airlines like Delta and British Airways. How is this possible? Flying is expensive! The simple answer is that budget airlines simplify as many costs as…
It’s unspeakably awful to work in an Amazon warehouse. You have to walk between seven and 15 miles a day, enter and exit the buildings through a set of airport-style security scanners that take 30 minutes to get through, and you’re constantly being watched. Now, we have yet a whole new sort of horror story.
Many of us have bought clothes from Amazon, but we’ll apparently soon have the chance to by clothes by Amazon. That’s right. It looks like Amazon wants to launch its own line of shirts, pants, dresses, and so on.
Swiftkey is the most innovative and interesting predictive keyboard maker in the business, and Microsoft is a software giant that’s trying to push its artificial intelligence cred a little higher. According to a report in the Financial Times, it’s a match made in heaven, to the tune of $250 million.
Circuit City died an ignominious death at the hands of online retail and poor management back in 2009. But this summer, much like Jurassic Park and Star Wars, it’s apparently time for a reboot.
Google’s search bar has been a fixture on Apple devices for years, something that’s always seemed counterintuitive, what with Android being iOS’s only real competitor. According to Bloomberg, Google’s search engine is only present because of a $1 billion payment made to Apple in 2014.