Google is known to try its hand at everything and here we are with one of its new products. A Domain Registration Service.
Google Domains is what it is called and you can check it out at domains.google.com. This is currently in the beta phase and will be serving on an invite-only basis. This could be a real competitor to the existing and established services like GoDaddy.
BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, told CNBC in an exclusive interview that if a deal worth $19 billion to sell BBM is offered, he would convince shareholders to take it.
BBM is a moderately popular messaging service from BlackBerry and has 85 million active users. BlackBerry is seeing a downfall in the OS market share and the future seems unpredictable. Under such circumstances, if BlackBerry gets someone to buy BBM for $19 billion, it really would be pretty good deal.
HTC had a disappointing year which saw its revenue slump. It has decided to make cheaper low-end phones to specifically target the developing markets.
HTC's fourth quarter earnings report saw their income fall from $2 billion last year to $1.42 billion this year. A 28 percent drop in income is really a matter of concern.
Twitter released their 2013 Q4 Earnings Report on Wednesday (February 5,2014). According to the report, there is an increase in revenue year-over-year basis but the user growth is slowing down.
Twitter has 241 million monthly active users out of which 184 million of them were monthly active mobile users. The revenue has jumped to $243 million as compared to $112 million last year. That is an 116% increase.
According to reports, Apple's top executives and CEO, Tim Cook, will be visiting Turkey to meet up with Turkey's President, Abdullah Gül, to sign off a $4 billion deal.
Turkey is working on changing the education system by replacing blackboards with iPads. The so called "FATIH" project includes buying of iPads for educational purposes.