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Microsoft names CEO Satya Nadella as chairman

Satya Nadella is now even more powerful at Microsoft......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJun 17th, 2021

Apple dominates as tablet shipments grow 4.2%, but sales are predicted to slow

According to analyst firm IDC, Apple shipped 12.9 million tablets in the second quarter of 2021, up 3.5% year-over-year. That lines up with CEO Tim Cook’s recent announcement that the iPad just experienced its most successful quarter in a decade......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Delta Electronics expects 3Q21 revenues to grow

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics, based on order visibility, expects consolidated revenues for third-quarter 2021 to significantly increase on quarter, according to company chairman Yancey Hai......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 3 min. ago

The Case for Another Antitrust Action Against Microsoft

"Since its own brush with antitrust regulation decades ago, Microsoft has slipped past significant scrutiny," argues a new article from The Atlantic. But it also asks if there's now a case for another antitrust action — or if we're convinced.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 31 min. ago

US Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Its Federal Prosecutors

In January America's federal Justice Department said there was no evidence that Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds breach had accessed classified systems, remembers the Associated Press. But today? The department said 80% of Microsoft emai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Free Software Foundation Will Fund Papers on Issues Around Microsoft"s "GitHub Copilot"

GitHub's new "Copilot" tool (created by Microsoft and OpenAI) shares the autocompletion suggestions of an AI trained on code repositories. But can that violate the original coder's license? Now the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is calling for a clos.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first Windows 11 beta

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Livestream e-commerce, growth marketing interviews, CEO for a day

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week; have a great weekend. This year, livestream viewers in China are projected to spend more than $60 billion on digital shopping experiences that let them interact with influencers in real t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk asked Tim Cook to make him CEO of Apple, new book claims

As if Elon Musk isn't running enough companies, he once may have suggested taking over as CEO of America's most valuable business, Apple......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Google and Microsoft Clash Over Documents in US Antitrust Suit

An anonymous reader shares a report: Alphabet's Google asked a federal judge to order Microsoft to hand over internal documents from certain executives that Google says it needs to defend a Justice Department's monopoly lawsuit. Google said in a cour.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Microsoft releases first beta of Windows 11

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon releases first quarterly report under new CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon has released its first quarterly earnings report with newly minted CEO Andy Jassy at the helm, who took over for founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Microsoft to pull Forza Motorsport 7 from online stores after September 15

Initially marred by a frustrating loot box system, Forza Motorsport 7 came with a plethora of cars and tracks, and it remains one of the most gorgeous ‘simcade’ racers currently out there. For the racing/driving fans who still haven't given it a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Steve Jobs" 1973 application sold for $300,000 more in physical form than its NFT version

The single-page application for an unspecified position from the former Apple CEO went up for auction for the fourth time last week. It previously raised $18,750 in 2017, $174,757 in 2018, and $222,400 last March. On this occasion, both a physical an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Facebook, Netflix, and Google to make vaccinations mandatory for personnel

In a note to employees (via The New York Times), Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the vaccine mandate would apply to US office locations “in the coming weeks” and to other regions “in the coming months.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Cheltenham’s GCHQ to massive, cyber-oriented tech startup campus right next door

Since the UK’s spying headquarters of GCHQ was established in the city in the 1950’s, Cheltenham has attracted large firms like IBM, Raytheon, Microsoft, BAE Systems to the region. However, startups like Truststamp, Bamboo Technologies, Ripjar, H.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021