Yahoo’s planned restructuring plan had started on Wednesday, whereas 107 employees had received a written notice that after 60 days they would have to leave the office. That would be the first batch of what is expected to be a much bigger job cuts of 1,500 employees or 15 percent of the company’s workforce.
Time Inc. was interested in big data owned by Specific Media when they acquired Viant, which owns Specific Media. Apparently, Viant also owned other business units, including social network Myspace. Time Inc. will use data from Viant's business lines including Myspace to improve its advertising activities.
The offer is part of the company's strategy to gain income amid the increasing use of ad-blocking softwares. Websites had been losing significant advertisement revenues and develop other alternatives to bring ad-free experience while keeping the business going. The offer will start next week for $3.99 per month or $1 weekly.
Security researchers have been paid $200,000 by Google to investigate Android's bugs. Google has started the security program for all of its products since last 2010. The company has spent approximately $6 million since then.
Facebook's growth is just unstoppable. The number of the active users keeps increasing, as well as the revenue it gains. Most of the revenue is said to come from the Facebook Lite, which is usually used by users with less sophisticated mobiles. Besides that, video ad also gives many contributions as well.
Microsoft incomes have increased thanks to the rising Surface sales, as well as the cloud and server growth. They are the main contributors to the higher overall revenue. However, Microsoft Windows and phones are not in the same luck as their performances are still declining.
The Boston Globe has endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential nomination. The newspaper praises Mrs. Clinton for her concern in the gun control and immigration issues. This endorsement is one of the other two endorsements she has obtained earlier.
The New York Times has published its first online edition on Jan 22, 1996. Marking the 20th founding anniversary, the news conglomerate has launched ‘History of NYTimes.com’, narrating chronology of the news website’s evolution and further development. The capsule offers video and audio contents including interviews with people related to the evolution.
BBC journalist Rana Rahimpour who has a dual British-Iranian nationality was restricted from flying to the US due to changes to visa rules. Journalist deemed the new rules unfair.
The submarine wreckage was found in 2012, but it took years to properly identify the vessel due to the sea conditions. The vessel was initially thought to be a Dutch submarine missing in 1940 but later confirmed to originate in Germany and went missing in 1915. The seabed scans showed more than 60 wrecks, but this U-boat showed up very unexpectedly.
The publishing company has experienced tough times in the market where profits declined and shares dropped. The plan is expected to deliver more earnings growth in the long run with the simplification and reducing of costs. The company's chief also attributed their difficult times to challenging markets and unpredictable changes.
E.F. Greenberg, representing other investors, sued Viacom, CBS, and some of their executives for prioritizing the interest of its 92-year-old executive chairman, Sumner Redstone, more than its shareholders.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has continued his efforts to spread internet even in the poor countries through Free Basics or internet.org. Even in paternity leave, he responds to the criticisms placing arguments. But now, he is facing criticism even from his own house. An unidentified Facebook employee has appeared to criticize his moves and Facebook spokesperson hasn’t commented on such in-house resistance.
As its international subscription soared, Netflix plan to collect more revenues. CEO Reed Hastings on Tuesday announce to increase its U.S. subscription fee.
HBO planned its Internet channel in Spain at the end of this year, enabling people in Spain to access HBO streaming service. The company will challenge Netflix at new vanguard of European market.
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