Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Apple Says App Store Helped Spotify Become Business It Is Today

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. fired back at Spotify Technology SA’s antitrust complaint, saying the music streaming giant wants all the benefits of its app store...
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Zuckerberg’s Bad Week Gets Worse With Live-Streamed Shooting

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year.The week of bad...
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Omantel and Sohar International Unveil ‘eFloos’ Digital Wallet

In line with both companies’ digital transformation strategy, Omantel and Sohar International launched ‘eFloos’ in collaboration with Arab Financial Services (AFS), the region’s leading...
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Instagram Founders Say Breaking Up Tech Firms May Not Fix Issues

(Bloomberg) -- Instagram co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom said the government should decide what problem it’s trying to solve before it moves to...
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Elizabeth Warren Imagines Big Tech After the Breakup

Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday laid out a detailed plan for breaking up Facebook Inc., Google, and Amazon.com Inc., which she said have become...
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Business Leaders Love AI. In Theory, That Is: Leonid Bershidsky

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Microsoft has unveiled the results of a survey of business leaders on the topic of artificial intelligence. The findings are surprising: German...
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Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Focus on Private Communication

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the future of his company’s product development will be focused on private, ephemeral and encrypted communication,...
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The AI Cameras That Can Spot Shoplifters Even Before They Steal

(Bloomberg) -- It’s watching, and knows a crime is about to take place before it happens.Vaak, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software...
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ITA Ties up with Omantel to Implement Smart City Pilot Project

The Information Technology Authority (ITA) and Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) signed recently a Memorandum of Understanding for smart city services, according to which the...
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Crypto Companies Complain They’re Being Shunned by Most Banks

The gatekeepers of mainstream commerce are keeping their doors shut to crypto companies.Entrepreneurs in the digital-assets industry from New York to Hong Kong say...
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