business

U.S. proposes barring Facebook and other big tech firms from offering financial services

Posted in Business, Online on 15th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

In a sign of widening scrutiny after Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin aroused widespread objection, the bill proposes a fine of $1 million per day for violation of such rules.

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Apple expects to assist accelerator participants in designing, distributing, and marketing their apps for global rather than just local appeal, as well as spotlighting its newest and most important technologies within the country.

Virgin Galactic to become the first space tourism company to go public

Posted in Business, Science on 9th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

$800 million investment should keep the lights on until the company turns a profit.

Apple may finally be working on a much cheaper iPhone for China

Posted in Business, Hardware on 3rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

If any iPhone rumor seems to persist year after year, it’s this one: Apple is working on a China-specific iPhone with sub-flagship features at a lower price point.

RealWear raises $80 million for AR headset for connected workers

Posted in Business, Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

RealWear has focused on products, like the HMT-1 headset, that are specifically designed to improve job satisfaction, productivity, and safety for the connected enterprise workforce.