Apple “Saving the Planet” ad, narrated by Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn’t have the same reputation as a “visionary” that late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs had but that doesn’t mean he won’t try to be inspiring. Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused […]

Facebook buys Moves (fitness tracking app)

Protogeo, a company based in Helsinki, Finland that produces a mobile application called “Moves,” announced on Thursday that it has officially been acquired by Facebook and will be joining the social network’s team. The Moves app has reportedly been downloaded more than four million times for both iPhone and Android phones. The purchase gives Facebook access to the growing […]

Google Acquires Nest for $3.2 billion

Google has agreed to acquire Nest Labs, the  trendy maker of smart home appliances like thermostats and smoke detectors, for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest, led by former Apple designer Tony Fadell, develops “smart” home appliances like thermostats and smoke detectors that can program themselves and communicate with smartphones. It’s not yet clear exactly how Google plans to use […] Users Hit with Malware Attack

Yahoo’s advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days. The attack appears to be the work of malicious parties who have hijacked Yahoo’s advertising network for their own ends. Fox IT says Yahoo users have been getting infected since at least Dec. 30. At the time […]

Samsung announces foldable phones from 2015

Samsung aims to unveil phones and other devices with foldable displays in another two years, give or take. In fact, it’s already got some prototypes doing the rounds, which it recent showed to investors. Although the press wasn’t invited to this demonstration,Phone Arena heard from Jae Lee, a Daiwa Securities analyst, that two prototypes were on […]

BlackBerry CEO is out

Thorsten Heins, the man charged with turning around the fates of BlackBerry, has officially lost his fight to bring the Canadian smartphone maker back to glory. Heins was appointed CEO of BlackBerry (then Research In Motion) in January 2012 when co-CEOs and founders Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis stepped down from the position. Heins oversaw massive job […]

Facebook’s Q3 2013 Revenue – $2.02 Billion

Buoyed once again by strong mobile ad revenues, Facebook  crushed investor expectations with a much higher-than-expected third-quarter profit of 25 cents a share on revenues up 60% from a year ago, to $2.02 billion. Although investors initially were wowed, during the earnings call Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman mentioned a couple of facts that appeared to spook investors and eliminated most […]

10 Most Visited Cities in the World in 2013

  Business and travel go hand in hand. Nowadays when you thing of business you think global, so traveling goes without saying. Besides that, traveling is like a bug, once you go abroad and visit a certain place, you’ll want to visit ALL the places. Here are the 10 most visited cities in the world […]

Amstel Pause: do nothing, get beer

Business is nowadays all about action and speed. Do you think it’s easy to sit still for three minutes? Well..try it right now. “People as a whole rarely take a break,” is the inarguable motivation of Next Digital Creative Agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, creators of a new imposed-break machine of sorts. “They spend most of […]