Category: Business News

23andMe Cuts 100 Jobs as DNA Privacy Concerns Mount

DNA testing used to be prohibitively expensive for the average consumer, but companies like 23andMe have made DNA testing kits an impulse buy. After enjoying years of...

HP Might Start Making Cheaper Ink Cartridges and More Expensive Printers

Everyone knows the feeling of dread when a printer starts begging for more ink. While the machines themselves are often a bargain, the ink can bleed you dry. That might...

Boeing Fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg

Boeing has had a very bad year, and now heads are starting to roll. The company’s board of directors has fired CEO Dennis Muilenburg, whose tenure at the firm has...

Google’s AI-Powered Smart Compose Is Coming to Google Docs

Google likes to talk about its AI prowess, but much of that is hidden from view. There are precious few places in the Google ecosystem where the power of the company’s...

Google to Acquire Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Mere days after rumors began to percolate through the internet, Google has confirmed that it’s acquiring wearable maker Fitbit. According to Fitbit, the sale price...

DeepMind Co-Founder Mustafa Suleyman Placed on Leave

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming the technology industry, which is why Google dropped $650 million on UK-based DeepMind in 2014. DeepMind...

Google Ends Dessert Names, Android Q Is Just ‘Android 10’

Google has given every major Android update a dessert codename, but that tradition is coming to an end. Android Q won’t get a name upon release like past versions of...

Verizon Sells Tumblr to WordPress Owner for Paltry $3 Million

Companies exist to make money for the owners and shareholders, and they’ll often do it at the expense of basic morality and common sense. That’s why the rise and...

Google Suspends Huawei’s Android Support

Huawei is currently the second-largest smartphone OEM in the world, but its future has been thrown into question by the US Commerce Department. The federal agency added...

Google Announces an Updated Google Glass for Enterprise

Google initially launched Glass as a consumer device in 2013, but the age of face computers never arrived. There was an undeniable creepy factor when talking to someone...