Montblanc ships the first watch with a Snapdragon Wear 3100

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Montblanc ships the first watch with a Snapdragon Wear 3100 Montblanc’s Summit 2, the first smartwatch powered by Qualcomm’s long-awaited Snapdragon Wear 3100, is now available for purchase. The made-for-wearables chipset promises longer battery life and new features, including a much better…

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CVS Pharmacy now accepts Apple Pay

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CVS Pharmacy now accepts Apple Pay Back in July, Tim Cook revealed that Apple Pay would finally be coming to CVS. And now it’s finally happened: You can now use the payment method to purchase items at the popular drugstore chain. Continue…

Apple’s purchase of Shazam is $400 million well spent

Apple’s purchase of Shazam is $400 million well spent

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Apple’s purchase of Shazam is $400 million well spent At the tail-end of 2017, Apple announced that it was buying music discovery service Shazam for $400 million. Now that the deal has completed, the company has revealed that the platform will soon…

Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook

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Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company’s founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger served as…

Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows

Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows

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Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows Just because Microsoft is bent on moving everyone to cloud-based subscriptions doesn’t mean it has forgotten about those who want a one-and-done purchase. The company is rolling out Office 2019 for Mac and Windows,…

Apple has completed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam

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Apple has completed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam Back in December of 2017, Apple announced it would purchase the music discovery service Shazam. Now, that acquisition is complete, and it means that the Shazam app experience will soon be ad-free…

Nest is secretly planning a move into digital health for elders

Nest is secretly planning a move into digital health for elders

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Nest is secretly planning a move into digital health for elders Nest is quietly planning a move into digital healthcare off the back of its purchase of Seattle-based startup Senosis Health. Google’s smart home brand has remained tight-lipped since the deal came…

’Overwatch’ is part of October’s $12 Humble Bundle

’Overwatch’ is part of October’s $12 Humble Bundle

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’Overwatch’ is part of October’s $12 Humble Bundle If you haven’t heard of Humble Bundle, it’s a service that offers discounted games and ebooks for charity. You purchase a pre-selected bundle that offers a very good value, and part of your money…

European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

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European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam After launching an investigation into Apple’s proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would allow Apple to target its…

Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster

Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster

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Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster Ticketmaster has partnered with Samsung’s Bixby, allowing users in North America to find and purchase event tickets through the virtual assistant. The feature is powered by Ticketmaster’s API and Galaxy Note 9 users can…

Europe is reportedly ready to clear Apple’s purchase of Shazam

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Europe is reportedly ready to clear Apple’s purchase of Shazam In April, the European Commission (EC) announced that it was launching an in-depth investigation into Apple’s proposed purchase of Shazam — a deal that was announced last December. Now, according to Reuters,…

Ford’s future transportation plans include an iconic Detroit train station

Ford’s future transportation plans include an iconic Detroit train station

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Ford’s future transportation plans include an iconic Detroit train station , As Ford notches its 115th anniversary, the company celebrated its purchase of an iconic Detroit landmark with an eye toward the “smart cities” future we heard about at CES. Michigan Central…

Microsoft’s Purchase of GitHub Leaves Some Scientists Uneasy

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Microsoft’s Purchase of GitHub Leaves Some Scientists Uneasy , They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading . . . Andrew Silver,…

Steam’s new data portal shows your shameful purchase history

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Steam’s new data portal shows your shameful purchase history , Like other platforms and websites, Steam recently rolled out policy and product changes to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of those updates, it has also launched…

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner

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Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner , Last November, the Department of Justice slapped an antitrust lawsuit on AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner and the trial resulting from that lawsuit wrapped up last month. The DOJ has maintained that merging…