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Fackbook Acquires WhatsApp For $16 Billion

WhatsApp Will Stop Its Services for BlackBerry, Nokia, Also Older Androids and Windows

Facebook’s WhatsApp announced that they will stop supporting older mobile platforms, including BlackBerry, Nokia, as well as older Android and Windows operating systems. The decision would allow the app to further improve its features beyond older smartphones’ capabilities.

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Apple

Apple takes a bite at the enterprise segment

Apple's collaboration with various tech companies to penetrate the once Windows-dominated IT industry proves that Apple is truly a key player in this enterprise.

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Chromebook

Google and Dell introduce enterprise-class Chromebook

Google is beefing up their Google for Work lineup once more with the introduction of another Chromebook variation, partnering this time with Dell.

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Zhou Qunfei

Breaking the glass ceiling in China: How Zhou Qunfei of Lens Technology became the only self-made richest woman in China

Lens Technology is a $7.2B worth glass screen business in China. The company provides glass screens to top labels like Samsung, Windows and Apple and had made a public offer in March. It is owned and founded by Zhou Qunfei, the richest self-made woman in China who used to work as a factory worker.

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft releases emergency patch for critical Windows flaw

Microsoft has released an emergency patch for all Windows-based systems in order to address a recently-discovered critical flaw in the operating system.

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XBOX

New Xbox One Matte Black Console Offers 1TB Of Storage

Microsoft corp will be showing off its latest offerings at the Xbox E3 show next week. In what could be a preview of the things to come, the company yesterday unveiled Xbox One console, with a new matte finish and 1TB of on-board storage space.

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Yahoo Inc

Yahoo to shut down Maps and other services

California-based Yahoo Inc will be shutting down its maps website and other services at the end of the month, Yahoo's chief architect, Amotz Maimon said in a blog post.

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Smartphone

Apple, Android app makers cool to Microsoft overtures

Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: some of the software developers the company needs to woo just aren't interested.

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Microsoft

Microsoft tackles China piracy with free upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft Corp is making its biggest push into the heavily pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to all Windows users, regardless of whether they are running genuine copies of the software.

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BlackBerry Ltd.

BlackBerry takes its device management platform to the cloud

BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday it plans to offer a cloud-based version of its device management platform BES12, a move that will make the service more accessible to small- and medium-sized businesses that need to secure devices on their own networks.

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.

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Microsoft Corp

Microsoft offers first look at new Windows - and gives it a name

Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system.

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BlackBerry Passport smartphone

BlackBerry Blend wins plaudits as Passport grabs headlines

BlackBerry Ltd's launch of its square-screened Passport device may have grabbed headlines this week, but it was the tech company's lower-profile roll out of the new Blend feature that appears to be garnering the plaudits.

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Xbox 360 gaming console

Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China

Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year.

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Streem

San Francisco startup Streem raises $875K in seed funding for unlimited cloud storage

San Francisco, US-based large media storage startup Streem raised $875,000 in seed funding from Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and other angel investors to provide unlimited cloud storage for their customers at $20 per month.

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