Gas prices have increased above the benchmark of $2 last week on the national level. This is the first time that prices have breached the benchmark in three months. The average price last Sunday was $2.04 per gallon which represented a 6 percent increase compared to a week before.
Manufacturers and retailers in California are gearing for a fight with U.S. legislators over the prospect of increasing the minimum wage from $10 to $15. Business leaders warn that this wage hike would endanger Inland Industries.
The FBI announced yesterday that it had already unlocked the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, the San Bernardino shooter, without the help of Apple. It would no longer force the tech giant’s software engineers to crack open its encryption code.
Google recently announced that starting on Mar. 24, 2012 the company is offering its Nik Collection desktop suite for free. The search giant is considering this initiative as its “long-term investment” in “building incredible photo editing tools.”
The ordinary tax filer finds difficulty in keeping track of every single tax breaks that the IRS offers. It is important for a tax filer to know these tax breaks and deductions that he might be missing out on, so that he can take advantage of them before the April 18 deadline catches up on him.
Recent reports indicate that YouTube is developing a mobile live streaming app that will rival Twitter’s Periscope and Facebook Live. According to VentureBeat, this new app is called YouTube Connect and it comes with the essential features of mobile live-streaming apps such as tagging and chat.
Pokemon GO’s developer, Niantic recently released the first screenshots of the video game on mobile devices. The video game world has been anticipating this event and this teaser have only served to whet the appetite of gamers.
Every four years, Yahoo experiences the same “rebellion” that happens to the United States when presidential elections come. Last Thursday, Starboard Value, an activist investor, launched an expected mutiny that aims to overthrow the entire board of the company including its CEO Marissa Mayer.
One of the reasons why the Amazon Echo became an astounding success is that it helps users do a myriad of things and not just merely keep a shopping list. It can do a lot of tasks with just your voice commands.
Currently there are 7 video games that have the potential of becoming blockbuster movies if only they are given the right conditions. These 7 very popular video games have the elements of big and successful Hollywood movies that can potentially provide their producers millions of dollars in revenues.
Google has recently updated Gmail by adding two security improvements. The online search giant also underscored a proposal to further enhance overall email security. It will also delve on developing security measures to prevent state-sponsored attacks.
Last Wednesday, Tay, a Twitter bot developed by Microsoft was unveiled. The software company said the bot was its experiment in “conversational understanding.” But in less than one day, Twitter was able to corrupt the naïve AI chatbot
The battle between two immovable entities, the FBI and Apple Inc., is now over, but not in the way many have assumed it will end. However, nothing about the legality of breaking encryption codes was resolved therefore we can assume that this issue will still haunt the protagonist.
GameStop, the biggest video game retailer in the United States, has projected its first-quarter revenue below the estimates of financial analysts. The company blamed sluggish hardware sales and the lack of major videogame releases.
The economy of the United States grew slowly in the fourth quarter although not as significant as predicted earlier. There was slightly strong consumer spending which balanced the drag from measures taken by business owners to cut their inventory overhangs.
A new report has emerged that executives of Microsoft are discussing with private equity firms interested in buying Yahoo to tell them that the software company is willing to lend significant financial backing to their efforts.
Coca Cola Co., creator of the most popular and saleable soda in the world, has again changed its direction on one core element of its business model. It is modifying the way it controls manufacturing and distribution without direct ownership.
Have you ever wondered that no matter how long you sleep at night, there will be days that you’ll feel sleepy in the afternoon? Good if you’re not working. But what if you’re in the middle of an important task at the office and you really just can’t fight your drooping eyes?