Apple Sues Swatch Over Their ‘Tick Different’ Slogan

Apple's 'Think Different' marketing campaign was one of the most successful and important in the company's history, so it only makes sense for them to defend what's theirs. Via MacRumors, word has surfaced that the iPhone maker is suing the Switzerland-based watchmaker Swatch over the latter's use of 'Tick Different,' a slogan blatantly similar to 'Think … Continue reading Apple Sues Swatch Over Their ‘Tick Different’ Slogan

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Never Mind, LeEco Isn’t Acquiring Vizio Anymore

In a pretty surprising move today, LeEco announced they're no longer in the process of acquiring U.S. TV brand Vizio for the purported $2 billion. They're calling off the deal, citing "regulatory headwinds" as the cause. The deal was first announced last summer during an extensive press event, but eventually, things fell through and the deal … Continue reading Never Mind, LeEco Isn’t Acquiring Vizio Anymore

Innovate Or Perish: Businesses That Stand Still Stand To Lose

It’s often said that all it takes to change a person’s life – or the life of a business – is one big idea. While it’s true that many individuals and businesses have gone a long way on the strength of a lone idea, plenty of others prospered even further because they are constantly innovating … Continue reading Innovate Or Perish: Businesses That Stand Still Stand To Lose

Apple Q1 2017 Earnings: iPhone Shatters Records, Revenue Up to $78.4B

Apple today announced their earnings report for the first fiscal quarter of 2017. A live stream of the earnings call associated with the report confirmed that the company collected a record $78.4 billion in revenue this quarter alone, with a fresh record of iPhone sales being set thanks to high demand for larger iPhone models. … Continue reading Apple Q1 2017 Earnings: iPhone Shatters Records, Revenue Up to $78.4B

Microsoft’s CEO is Joining Starbucks’ Board of Directors

Via a press release today, Starbucks announced that they've nominated Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to join their board of directors. After soon-to-be-ex CEO Howard Schultz (the guy who's credited for bringing a modern, technology-focused approach to Starbucks locations everywhere) is replaced this April after submitting his resignation, the coffee chain will need someone to lead … Continue reading Microsoft’s CEO is Joining Starbucks’ Board of Directors

Fitbit Officially Acquires Pebble for the Sake of Software

Several reports this week claimed that Fitbit would acquire Pebble, and today both companies confirmed that the acquisition will happen. This deal, however, only includes the software assets of Pebble. The acquisition does not include hardware. There are no confirmed details of the deal, which is supposed to be around $40 million. The official statement does … Continue reading Fitbit Officially Acquires Pebble for the Sake of Software

Donald Trump Said He’ll Block AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner and Split Up Comcast & NBC

On the campaign trail, it's all about saying stuff supporters will feed off of. Whether it be making fun of your opponent or opposing a current event, whatever it takes to get someone's vote, you'll likely do it. So obviously, president-elect Donal Trump tried this when he said back in October that he'd block AT&T's … Continue reading Donald Trump Said He’ll Block AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner and Split Up Comcast & NBC