Month: October 2022

David Wadhwani, president of Adobe’s Digital Media unit, speaks at Adobe’s Max conference in Los Angeles in October 2022. Adobe In September 2009, with the stock market still in the doldrums from the Great Recession, Adobe announced plans to spend $1.8 billion for marketing software vendor Omniture, its second-biggest acquisition ever at the time. Prior
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WhatsApp and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Monday announced a partnership to launch Namma Metro’s WhatsApp chatbot-based QR ticketing service. The chatbot is integrated with Unified Payments Interface (UPI) powered payments on WhatsApp and will allow ‘Namma Metro’ commuters to purchase tickets and recharge their travel pass right within WhatsApp. BMRCL claimed it
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Apple supplier Foxconn’s COVID-19 woes at its vast iPhone manufacturing facility in China’s Zhengzhou city could slash the site’s November iPhone shipments by up to 30 percent, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The source, who declined to be identified as the information was private, said Foxconn is working to boost iPhone
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Elon Musk has tweeted that Twitter will instate a ‘Content Moderation Council’ comprised of people with ‘widely diverse viewpoints’. One of the key functions of this council will be to consider unblocking the accounts of people who have been permanently suspended. No major decisions about content moderation or reinstating blocked accounts will be made without
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In this article MSFT GOOG GOOGL META AMZN AAPL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., outside the Apple Fifth Avenue store in New York, US, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple’s earnings received a drastically different reaction from investors than
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Meta Platforms said on Friday it has fixed the issue that was preventing users from accessing its social media platforms. “Earlier today, a configuration change caused some people to have trouble accessing our products,” a Meta spokesperson said. More than 11,000 users across Instagram, Facebook and Messenger had reported issues with accessing the apps, sending
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After last month’s flurry of AAA game launches, one would naturally expect the following days to be a barren wasteland. But, heading into November, PlayStation comes in hot with God of War Ragnarök, an epic-scale title promising a sombre father-son tale, that takes regular breaks to cleave incoming hordes of monsters. Following close behind is
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General Motors said late on Friday it had temporarily halted paid advertising on Twitter after Elon Musk completed his takeover of the social media company. The largest US automaker said it was “engaging with Twitter to understand the direction of the platform under their new ownership.” Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Musk
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Apple managed to boost both its sales and profit during a summertime quarter that depressed the fortunes of most other major tech companies, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the iPhone maker will be immune to a potential recession. Even though Apple fared reasonably well, the July-September results released on Thursday signalled that the world’s most
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In this article TWTR Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT In this photo illustration, former U.S. President Donald Trump’s archived Twitter account is shown on a phone screen with the Twitter logo in the background. Sheldon Cooper | Lightrocket | Getty Images A decade ago, Twitter’s future was looking bright. The company was benefiting from
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Pixel 7a, Google’s purported affordable “A”-tagged mid-range addition to the Pixel 7 series expected to launch in 2023, will reportedly sport a significant upgrade over every previous A-series Pixel smartphones. It has been reported that Pixel 7a will come with better cameras and wireless charging, amongst other features. Google’s first A-series Pixel, the Pixel 3a,
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Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman joins Emily Chang to discuss the departure of Apple Inc.’s head of hardware design, Evans Hankey, and what it means for the company’s future product plans. ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg Technology on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrM7B7SL_g1edFOnmj-SDKg Watch the latest full episodes of “Bloomberg Technology” with Emily Chang here: Get the latest
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In this article AAPL META MSFT AMZN GOOGL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images Other than Apple, it was a brutal earnings week for Big Tech. Alphabet, Amazon, Meta and Microsoft combined lost over $350 billion in market cap after offering concerning commentary for
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