Behind the Scenes with Flo Rida @ Samsung Annual Charity Gala

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Joe Stinziano, Executive Vice President of Consumer Electronics and Enterprise IT at Samsung Electronics America, sits down with musical artist Flo Rida at Samsung’s Annual Charity Gala to highlight his philanthropic work for America’s youth with his own Big Dreams for Kids foundation.

What Investors Think of iPhone X

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The radically redesigned iPhone X was supposed to give Apple a boost following several years of sinking sales. Early sales reports were positive, and Morgan Stanley reported last week that the iPhone X is especially hot in China. But the first wave of demand among Apple fanatics seems to have passed, and analysts are skeptical […]

Hershey Buying Snack Maker for $1.2 Billion

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Chocolate and candy maker Hershey is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle. The boards of both companies have agreed on the deal in which Hershey will acquire all outstanding stock of Amplify for $12 per share in cash. The deal is expected to close in the […]

LaFerrari Aperta Sells for Record 8.3 Million Euro

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Proceeds go to Save the Children. 1959 California fetches 7.9 million. Ferrari set yet another record this evening when a LaFerrari Aperta sold for a staggering 8.3 million euro at the RM Sotheby’s auction during the Prancing Horse’s 70th Anniversary celebrations at the Fiorano circuit. The proceeds from the sale of the car will be […]

Siri`s New Boss is Craig Federighi

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Craig Federighi, who oversees Mac and iPhone software, is now also in charge of the voice assistant, replacing internet and software services chief Eddy Cue. In a management shuffle at Apple, Craig Federighi, the head of software, is now also in charge of the company’s  Siri team, according to his bio on the tech giant’s site. […]

Tech Billionaire Michael Dell Pledges $36 Million to Harvey Relief Efforts

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Harvey brings hell to Texas residents. Tech billionaire and Houston native Michael Dell has committed $36 million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The pledge from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is the largest contribution to date. It follows a long list of corporate donations to help the storm’s victims and aid with recovery. The founder and […]

Check Out NBA 2K18’s First Gameplay Trailer

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NBA 2K18 is coming up soon, but until now 2K hasn’t shown the game in action at all. Today, the company released a new trailer that gives a first look at what you can expect from NBA 2K18’s gameplay. The video highlights the game’s art style, with developers explaining how the look of the players […]

Square continues its stellar stock market run

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Square, the payments processing company founded by Jack Dorsey, reported its second quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. After beating expectations, the stock quickly went up 4% in initial after hours trading. Square reported revenue of $552 million, when analysts were forecasting $536 million. It’s also up 26% from the same period last year. […]

Nanomaterial Charges Everyday Batteries in Seconds

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If you want a battery that charges in seconds rather than hours, you go for a supercapacitor. There are some catches to that, though: either you give up the long-lasting energy of a chemical battery (like the lithium pack in your phone) or have to resort to exotic storage tech to get a long lifespan. […]

How a $4,500 YouTube Video Turned Into a $1 Billion Company

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Michael Dubin founded the business from his apartment in 2012 and sold it to Unilever for $1 billion in 2016. Michael Dubin conjured Dollar Shave Club initially as a way to help a friend’s father offload a surplus supply of razors. The idea was good; the marketing, genius. Propelled by an insanely viral You-Tube spot […]

Jack Dorsey buys $9.5 million in Twitter stock while continuing to sell Square

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After bounce from earnings beat, Twitter gets a late-trading boost from chief executive’s second large stock purchase of year Twitter Inc. stock jumped about 1% in late trading Friday after Chief Executive and co-founder Jack Dorsey tweeted that he had purchased more than 500,000 shares of the company. Dorsey’s tweet was a reply to one […]

The $500,000 trend spinning the toy industry upside down

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You’ve seen them on the streets, on your commute and in your office: fidget spinners. The three-pronged pieces of plastic that are flicked for fun were originally designed as a therapeutic tool for children with ADHD and autism to help calm fidgety behaviors and promote concentration. Kids (and adults alike) are buying spinners by bulk.  […]