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November, 2015

  • 10 November

    WordPress now powers 25% of the Web!

    One in four websites is now powered by WordPress. Today is a big day for the free and open-source content management system (CMS). To be perfectly clear, the milestone figure doesn’t represent a fraction of all websites that have a CMS: WordPress now powers 25 percent of the Web. The latest data comes from W3Techs, which measures both usage and …

  • 8 November

    Google to follow in Apple’s footsteps again

    A new report from the information relays that Google is looking to take a page out of Apple’s operational playbook. According to Amir Efrati, Google has been eyeing the possibility of manufacturing chips based on their own in-house designs, similar to what Apple currently does with its series of Ax processors. The purported goal behind Google’s new strategic initiative is to help …

  • 7 November

    Alibaba in Singles Day sales clash

    China’s two largest internet retailers have clashed in the run-up to Singles Day, the world’s biggest online sales day, on 11 November Alibaba has been accused by its smaller rival JD.com of “forcing retailers” to promote their sales exclusively with its own outlet, Tmall. JD.com has lodged a complaint with the Chinese industry and commerce watchdog but Alibaba denies the …

  • 6 November

    Alibaba Beats Expectations As Revenue Increases 32% To $3.5B In Q2 2015

    Alibaba’s latest Q2 2015 earnings have dropped and the company, which was expected to have a difficult quarter, has beaten expectations with $3.488 billion in revenue and adjusted earnings per share of $0.57. The Chinese firm said revenue increased 32 percent year-on-year to beat analyst expectations of $3.39 billion, as polled by the Wall Street Journal. Beyond revenue and EPS, GMV (gross merchant volume) …

October, 2015

  • 29 October

    Everything you need to know about YouTube Red

    YouTube’s new subscription service, Red, is out now. Here’s why you might want to sign up. Google’s well aware that YouTube is a video powerhouse of viral hits, music videos and unique shows you cannot find anywhere else. Hoping to capitalize on its unstoppable success, Google created YouTube Red, a new paid monthly subscription service with several perks that make …

  • 15 October

    Ten best stock markets in the world in 2015

    The US stock market typically dominates financial news, but markets in Pakistan, Russia, and Argentina are also seeing big gains. It seems sensible to invest primarily in U.S. stocks, because of their generally reliable returns, familiarity, and a sense of patriotism. But sometimes, getting big investment gains requires thinking more globally.   Despite global economic problems, the stock markets of …

  • 15 October

    Apple Could Pay Up To $862 Million After Losing Patent Lawsuit

    Apple AAPL -1.43% latest hurdle in the world of patent disputes could blow a small hole in its $200 billion cash mountain. A U.S. federal jury has ruled that Apple used technology owned by the licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin on some of the chips that found their way into recent iPads and iPhones. The jury has yet …

  • 1 October

    The problem with America’s new credit card technology

    The U.S. will hit a much-hyped deadline on Thursday for credit card issuers and merchants to transition to technology that has been commonplace across much of the rest of the world for about a decade. The migration, from credit cards that store data on the magnetic stripe to ones that feature a small, square chip that is inserted into a …

  • 1 October

    Credit cards signature are almost useless but banks won’t give them up

    Banks continue to ask customers who pay with new credit cards to scrawl signatures on receipts to authenticate transactions instead of entering personal identification numbers, a practice used across much of the rest of the developed world to fight fraud. Chip-and-pin credit cards, which store data on a microchip rather than a magnetic stripe and produce unique codes for each …

September, 2015

  • 22 September

    7 Companies That Raised $1 Billion Or More In A Single Funding Round

    While there are companies that are proud of being valued among the list of billion dollar companies. There are a few that have reached that amount in just one round of fundraising. Know your unicorns so here they are! Coupang Coupang can be called Korea’s Amazon. It’s a similar retailer that provides the best of deals and received great acceptance …