Technological changes foreshadow a dramatic — but manageable — shift in business logic everywhere. For the past 30 years, business has changed dramatically because of digital innovation — but only up to a point. Although many practices, products, and services have evolved, and a few sectors (such as media) have...
A close analysis of all the recent reports and data shows some encouraging trends, although the iPhone X's high starting price may be dampening demand some.   Over the last few days, there have been several different reports -- some of them contradicting each other -- about iPhone X sales and...
Apple is taking heat for a discovery about old iPhones: As their batteries age, Apple's software slows them down. The phenomenon, discovered by Reddit members and acknowledged Wednesday by Apple, throws gasoline onto a long-standing conspiracy theory that iPhones slow to crawl as a sly way to convince us to...
If you haven’t already noticed, a high-stakes global game of digital disruption is currently under way. It is enabled by the latest wave of technology: advances in artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotics, the Internet of Things, and new software-enabled industrial platforms that incorporate all these technologies and more. Every...
As every tech-savvy small business owner knows, technological innovation starts at the enterprise level and eventually trickles down to SMBs as products become less expensive and SaaS options are made available. Some of the futuristic tech on our radar is already hitting the SMB scene, while other trends outlined...
Amazon Prime's momentum remains a huge growth driver for Jeff Bezos' company. And PayPal's mobile services are quite popular with consumers shopping somewhere besides Amazon. As their most recent earnings reports make clear, Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN - Get Report) U.S. operations have been flying high for much of 2017. And from the...
Cars that drive themselves or run on fuel cells! Space tourismand manned missions to Mars! Tunnel-based loops that transport people at high speed in underground pods! Everywhere you look, futuristic whiz-bang technologies that promise to usher in a golden age filled with a higher quality of life are being promoted as potential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work. When they use their phones on the job, police find it easier to do their jobs. They can get cellphone tower records that help place suspects in the vicinity of crimes,...
The software giant has shown a significant appetite for M&A in recent years and has a huge market cap and plenty of cash. Here are a few public and private companies that could be good fits for Microsoft. Since Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT - Get Report) in early...
NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight to see the $85 billion deal through. One key asset owned by Time Warner, CNN, could create problems for the U.S....