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July 18, 2014 5:45 AM Google's 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's earnings rose modestly in the second quarter as the Internet company's expensive ambitions devoured most of a surprisingly strong gain in revenue. The report released Thursday also showed that Google's advertising prices are still dropping to extend a nearly three-year slump. Meanwhile, the company's expenses are steadily 20

July 17, 2014 8:00 PM Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs, microsoft microsoft News & Headlines

[SEATTLE] Microsoft Corp said yesterday that it will slash up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 per cent of its workforce, this year as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and tries to transform into a cloud-computing and mobile-friendly software company. The larger-than-expected cuts are the deepest in the company's 39-year history and come five months 11

July 17, 2014 1:08 PM Microsoft to Cut up to 18,000 Jobs

What could be the deepest job cuts in the company's 39-year history come five months into the tenure of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, who outlined plans for a "leaner" business in a public memo to employees last week. Microsoft acquired Nokia in April for $7.2 billion, pushing up the tech gaint's headcount by a quarter to 127,000. Microsoft 19

July 16, 2014 5:36 PM Is IBM Apple's Path At Last Into Enterprise Computing Infrastructure?

Apple has inked a landmark deal with IBM that will see the two companies working together to further their enterprise mobility initiatives by bringing IBM’s cloud computing, big data and analytics capabilities to Apple’s popular iPhone and iPad devices. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the partnership, IBM will develop industry-specific 62

July 11, 2014 1:42 AM Budget 2014 – Corporate Tax Regime

The thin or thick air on retroactive amendments was cleared at the very beginning, with a bold announcement that going forward, investors can expect more stable and sustainable tax regime; however, past retroactive amendments will not be disturbed as they are at various stages in the judiciary system. It was also assured that such issues would be deliberated 27

June 18, 2014 3:01 AM Dr. Kofi Dompere On Kwame Nkrumah’s Scientific Thinking 3 (Additional Facts)

“It is Nkrumah the theoretician and practitioner of Pan-Africanism who continues to provide interest and respect (Kofi Hadjor).” The above quote is undeniably a statement of fact. Several international scholars, scientists, historians, postcolonial theorists, political scientists, economists, and critical race theorists interested in the African world 62

June 5, 2014 11:37 AM Why Your Empty Facebook Profile Is A Good Sign

The way you share information on Facebook reveals more than you think. In a recent study, Yeslam Al-Saggaf and Sharon Nielsen of Charles Sturt University in Australia argued Facebook users who felt lonely were more likely to post personal information, like their relationship status and hobbies, than users who felt connected. At the same time, lonely 38

June 1, 2014 11:01 PM How the boss of a popular phone app got the idea

Inspiration for a successful business idea can come from anywhere, but for Jermaine Hagan, it was very much the result of personal need. Back in his final year at university, the Londoner found that he had little time for revising, or even going to lectures in the first place. This was because Mr Hagan, now 24 and the founder of popular mobile phone 34

May 21, 2014 10:51 PM EBay cyberattack highlights how hackers are collecting ‘a ton of information on all of us’

A cyberattack on e-commerce giant eBay’s customer database is testing consumers’ trust after a string of high-profile hacking incidents, but it is unlikely to deter online shoppers until a catastrophic event outweighs the convenience, analysts and academics say. But as hackers gather and compile data from a variety of sources, a massive incident in the pipeline 59

May 20, 2014 5:09 PM Bell Labs plans Israeli branch of its ‘idea factory’

The researchers who invented everything from transistors to television get some help from the Start-Up Nation A branch of Bell Labs is set to open this summer in the Tel Aviv area, said Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, in a special announcement at the MIXiii 2014 high-tech conference on Tuesday. Bell Labs has been synonymous with technology and innovation 55