Category Archives: IT News

Google plans to set up new headquarter in London to seek more opportunities

Google announced it plans to set up a new headquarter in London. BBC reported that this plan may help UK create over 3,000 job opportunities by 2020.
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, expressed the company predicted that UK market has more opportunities. Though UK citizens made referendum in June for Brexit,leading to many of big enterprises to move their headquarters to other European countries from London. However, Google made a different decision. It announced to make more investments as UK market has great potential opportunities.

Pichai said:” UK has been always a huge market for us. We found great opportunities here. We gathered a group of world-class talents in British market who can launch excellent products that we live on there.” Continue reading

eBay obtained $418 million net profit in Q3, declined by 23% yoy

US e-commerce giant eBay announced its Q 2016 earnings by September 30 today. The report showed that eBay obtained $2.217 billion in net revenue in Q3, increased by 6% yoy. Net profit from continuing operating was $418 million, declined by 23% yoy.

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eBay predicted its net revenue in Q4 will be ranging from $2.36 billion to $2.41 billion. The net profit for continuing operation business based on non-GAAP will be ranging from $ 0.52 to $ 0.54 which is under analyst’s prediction.

FactSet investigation showed eBay share profit was adjusted to $0.54 after analyst prediction for Q4, and revenue is predicted to be $ 2.4 billion. Continue reading

Twitter stock share increased by 4.5% contributed to acquisition rumor

Twitter puts itself on the spot as its poor products performance and fewer users among the social networking apps. Its user group receives little growth though its management modified the products.

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One of its co-founder implied the company should considering the management measures included transfer during the interview which led to an increase of Twitter stock share.

Twitter stock share increased by 4.5% on Wednesday. Such an increase was uncommon to Twitter. Twitter capitalization value reached $14 billion when the stock market closed on Wednesday.

EV Williams, one of Twitter co-founders, talked about the transfer issue when he was interviewed by Bloomberg on Wednesday. Continue reading

Instagram released new tool for Advertisers to promote ads

Instagram updated three new features for enterprise users to attract more advertisers.

Instagram obtained 2 billion advertisers which means it has great attraction for its clients. To attract more advertisers, Instagram must offer satisfied service for its users. The key is to search new business mode to help its advertisers to communicate with its 400 million individual users.

Enterprise users can set a “Contact” button on their profiles and choose any means to obtain contact information, including phone, text information and email. Users could also obtain the enterprises’ navigation route.
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Apple Watch is hard to universalize as it charges much

Apple Watch is confirmed to be popular, however, its price is still a obstacle for some consumers to get over.

According to a newest survey did by Fluent, the wearable function and convenience are the major selling points for Apple Watch in US. However, its high-end price is still a problem to popularize this device.

The statistics showed among the 2,500 interviewees of this questionnaire survey, 59% of them claimed they might not or certainly will not purchase Apple Watch next year. Only 8% of them surely claimed to purchase one.

The survey also investigated how Apple Watch users to operate it. To starters, 79% of interviewees claimed to mainly use its health and fitness feature and among 56% of them buy Apple Watch mainly for this feature. Continue reading

5 reasons that Apple Watch might fail

Techradar website recently published an article with the author’s name “Chris Slate”, analyzing the prospect of Apple Watch. Seen from the the present, at the beginning of its launch, there could be great sales volume, however, there are Five reasons shows it is likely to fail.

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AI helps Hawking talking, but he said AI would be the end of mankind

Recently, the famous British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said, “making a machine which can think is undoubtedly a huge threat to human existence itself. When artificial intelligence fully developed, that day will be the end of mankind. ” Continue reading

Forbes: iPhone is the achilles heel of Apple Watch

Apparently Apple has high hopes in its new product – Apple Watch, which is also the beginning that it exploits a new area. It makes strategic sense that Apple Watch will become the core strategy of “post-iPhone era”, and a magic weapon which keeps great profits in the gradually saturated market. Seen from the product form, Apple Watch is defined as iPhone’s best partner, but on the flip side of the coin, iPhone could be Apple Watch biggest weakness.

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Microsoft’s official description: Win10 officially announced

October 1st morning, Microsoft released a technical preview version of Win10 in San Francisco, introducing some new features of Windows10. Now Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft’s operating system business wrote a article about the officially announcing of Win10, with the release of Win10, Microsoft also will enter a new stage. The following is the article: Continue reading

NASA teamed Boeing and SpaceX to develop “space taxi”

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NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX Technologies to jointly develop “space taxi” for astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

The value of contracts signed by NASA, Boeing and SpaceX is about $ 6.8 billion, the two companies will received contract revenue of about $ 4.2 billion and $ 2.6 billion. NASA said that before manned flight, the aircraft of two companies must pass safety test. After flight certification, each company will bear 2 to 6 times the transportation task that manned flight to the International Space Station. Continue reading