Category: Business News

HTC announces another big loss, plans to ditch cheap phones

HTC was once the premiere Android device maker — in fact, it made the first handful of Android phones when no one else was interested in Google’s platform. This...

VAIO, Toshiba, and Fujitsu will reportedly merge in the face of sinking PC sales

As sales and profit margins on traditional PCs continue to shrink, so to do the number of PC makers. Some go out of business, only to have their carcasses picked over by...

Pebble announces it will cut 25% of its workforce

Pebble was one of the first big Kickstarter success stories after it raised over $10 million in 2012 and went on to release its promised smartwatch after minimal delays....

MakerBot is done making its own 3D printers

Just a few years ago, MakerBot was a hot new startup that seemed like it was about ride a wave of consumer interest in 3D printing to the top of the technology world....

Robots are coming for your job — but maybe that’s okay

Many news stories about robots have a bit of fun joking about the impending robot apocalypse when the machines no longer need us. For many people, a more frightening and...

Microsoft will start selling Windows 10 as a subscription product to large businesses

Microsoft has pushed the Windows 10 free upgrade deal with an almost single-minded determination, ignoring all the complaints and even lawsuits in an attempt to get...

Android ROM maker Cyanogen Inc. fires 20 percent of staff, may pivot to apps

CyanogenMod has been a big name in the Android modding community since the early days of the platform, but Cyanogen Inc. only appeared a few years ago. This commercial...

Q&A with former Apple CEO John Sculley on the Newton, the iPhone 7, and starting a business today

The legendary John Sculley ran Apple for 10 years and Pepsi-Cola for six years before that. Back in 1983, Steve Jobs pitched John Sculley to join Apple with the...

Tesla and SolarCity receive approval for $2.6B merger

Earth first. Elon Musk will get to conquering Mars and probably a few exoplanets later. Or at least that sure is how it feels these days, with Musk having all those...

Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit

Pebble was one of the early Kickstarter success stories after raising more than $10 million. It even came through, releasing what many consider to be the first viable...