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  • Investors Are Getting Fed Up With Amazon

    24 October 2014, 9:07 am by: Jillian D'Onfro

    Amazon delivered disappointing Q3 earnings, missing on both the top and bottom line, reporting a $544 million operating loss, and delivering bleak guidance for next quarter. The stock tanked nearly 13% after-hours. It's down almost 10% this morning. The tone…
  • Uber Confirms That Ebola Patient Rode In Their Car And Tells Other Passengers To Stop Freaking Out…

    24 October 2014, 9:04 am by: Alyson Shontell

    Craig Spencer, a doctor who was working for Doctors Without Borders in West Africa, has the first reported case of Ebola in New York City. On Wednesday evening, the 33-year-old rode in an Uber to a Brooklyn bowling alley. He reportedly wasn't showing…
  • Google Glass Could Save KFC And Other Fast-Food Companies Millions Of Dollars

    24 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Aaron Taube

    Much has been written about how technology could be used to replace humans in the service sector, but a recent USA Today story suggests it can also save companies money by making workers more efficient. KFC, one of the world's largest fast-food…
  • Supermodel Chrissy Teigen Quits Twitter After Receiving Horrifying Death Threats

    24 October 2014, 8:39 am by: Caroline Moss

    Chrissy Teigen is taking a break from Twitter for awhile after receiving terrifying death threats against her following a tweet she sent regarding the shooting in Canada earlier this week.   I feel sick. Bye Twitter. Taking my talents to instagram. —…
  • Amazon Is Getting Smoked (AMZN)

    24 October 2014, 8:27 am by: Jay Yarow

    Amazon is down 9.9% in pre-market trading.  It reported disappointing earnings last night, whiffing on revenue and EPS expectations. It provided weaker revenue guidance than expected. It also forecasted a big loss for the holiday quarter. There's more: It…
  • Microsoft Has Officially Cut Nokia's Brand From Its Most Popular Smartphone Line (MSFT)

    24 October 2014, 8:23 am by: Lisa Eadicicco

    Microsoft and Nokia have officially announced that the Finnish smartphone maker will no longer be a part of the branding for Lumia Windows Phone devices. Tuula Rytilä, Microsoft's senior vice president of marketing for phones, shared the news via Nokia's…
  • 33 Silicon Valley Investors Just Signaled A Big Doubt About The Tech Boom They Created

    24 October 2014, 8:11 am by: Jim Edwards

    For the first time in two years, venture capitalists who invest in tech startups have expressed declining confidence in their business. Don't panic — it's not a sign that the boom has suddenly come to an end. But it is another signal, in a series of recent…
  • Sony Has Just Made The Most Beautiful Ad Of The Year — Capturing Bubbles As They Turn Into Ice In…

    24 October 2014, 7:48 am by: Lara O'Reilly

    Sony may have just surpassed its much-lauded 2005 “Bouncing Balls” TV ad with a stunning campaign that captures the moment when bubbles freeze in mid-air. It's not obvious that bubbles can actually turn into ice as they float in air. So Sony and its ad…
  • The Queen Of England Just Used An iPad To Send Her First Tweet

    24 October 2014, 7:01 am by: James Cook

    In a visit to the Science Museum in London on Friday, the Queen of England sent her very first tweet.  The monarch has had a verified Twitter account for some time now, but this is the first tweet that she sent herself. It was sent to mark the opening of the…
  • This Excel Trick Will Make Your Reports Much Easier To Deal With

    24 October 2014, 6:59 am by: Sara Silverstein

    You can create reports in Word and PowerPoint that are linked to tables and charts in Excel. Produced by Sara Silverstein Follow BI Video: On FacebookJoin the conversation about this story »
  • Hackers Are Using Microsoft PowerPoint To Attack Computers (MSFT)

    24 October 2014, 6:48 am by: James Cook

    Microsoft is scrambling to issue a Windows update after security researchers discovered a flaw in PowerPoint that hackers are using to seize control of computers. Computer World reports that the security problem affects all of the currently supported releases…
  • 10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today (AMZN, MSFT, FB, AAPL, YHOO)

    24 October 2014, 4:55 am by: James Cook

    Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know today. 1. Amazon stock was down over 12% after a disappointing Q3 earnings call. There were misses on both the top and bottom line. 2. Amazon is taking a $170 million charge for unsold Fire Phones.  3.…
  • Researchers At Harvard Discovered A Potential New Treatment For Ebola

    23 October 2014, 10:29 pm by: Matthew Stuart

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  • A Developer Says Apple Sent Him Screenshots Of Porn In Order To Confirm How Easy It Is To Search For…

    23 October 2014, 10:00 pm by: Caroline Moss

    This is weird. In a Medium post, developer Carl Smith has a detailed story about how his app was denied access to the Apple Store because of how easy it was to search for porn (and find it) using the app. In order to prove this to Smith, Apple allegedly sent…
  • 15 Must-Have Apps For Your New iPad (APPL)

    23 October 2014, 9:10 pm by: Lisa Eadicicco

    When Apple unveiled its new iPads earlier this month, the company boasted that there are now 675,000 apps optimized for the iPad in Apple's App Store. That's a lot to choose from. And, of course, some apps are better and more useful than others.  Whether…
  • Designer Transforms Old Apple Computers Into Modern Furniture

    23 October 2014, 8:31 pm by: Steven Tweedie

    Technology evolves quickly. Old designs are discontinued to make way for the new, but for designer Klaus Geiger, this is where the fun begins. Charmed by the industrial design of Apple's Power Mac G5 computer, Geiger has taken Apple's old powerhouse of a…
  • Here’s A Reminder Of Just How Important AWS Is To Amazon (AMZN)

    23 October 2014, 8:28 pm by: Eugene Kim

    Amazon’s Q3 earnings were a disappointment, missing analyst expectations across the board. It pushed the stock down as much as 12.89% in after-hours trading. But every cloud has a silver lining, and there’s one in Amazon’s earnings report, too: the…
  • We Tried Apple Pay At A Bunch Of Major Retailers In One Of New York's Busiest Shopping Areas…

    23 October 2014, 8:15 pm by: Nicholas Quah and Cale Guthrie Weissman

    Apple Pay launched earlier this week on iPhone 6 devices as part of the iOS 8.1 update. Three members of the BI Intelligence team tested out Apple Pay at 11 major retailers around Union Square in Manhattan on launch day. We used an iPhone 6 and linked both a…
  • Microsoft's Surface Found A Lifeline (MSFT)

    23 October 2014, 8:07 pm by: Steve Kovach

    Microsoft's Surface tablet business got a nice boost last quarter, thanks mostly to the Surface Pro 3 launch. The company doesn't break out unit sales in its earnings reports, but it does give revenue for its Surface business, which includes the tablets and…
  • Microsoft Cloud Was A Ray Of Sunshine This Quarter With Revenue Up 128% (MSFT)

    23 October 2014, 7:45 pm by: Julie Bort

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company's cloud computing business is on track to generate $4.4 billion in revenue this year, if sales keep up the way they've been going. Another way of saying that: Microsoft's cloud appears to have hit over $1 billion…
  • 7 Coming Technologies That Will Radically Transform Sex

    23 October 2014, 6:21 pm by: Ajai Raj

    Sex has been getting an assist from technology ever since the first condom was invented some hundreds of years ago. But until recently, the role of electronics in our erotic lives has been relatively modest: a sext here, a vibrator there, mostly minor…
  • Don't Get Used To Mobile Apps — Their Days Are Very Obviously Numbered

    23 October 2014, 6:15 pm by: Alyson Shontell

    A few years ago, everyone was creating desktop-first startups. Now you're behind if you're not building a mobile application first, and a website second. Apple blogger and Google Ventures partner MG Siegler believes the first app you open in the morning is the…
  • Madeleine Albright Had The Perfect Response To Conan's Dirty Joke About Her

    23 October 2014, 5:58 pm by: Caroline Moss

    Don't mess with Madeleine Albright unless you can take the heat right back.  Conan O'Brien made a joke at the former U.S. Secretary of State this afternoon, and Albright had the perfect biting response. .@ConanOBrien I'm considering going as hunky Conan…
  • This Man Claims His iPhone 6 Burned A Hole Through His Pants (AAPL)

    23 October 2014, 5:57 pm by: Sam Colt

    A Phoenix man is claiming his iPhone 6 burned a hole through his pants, causing second-degree burns, according to a FOX 10 report. Phillip Lechter says he was on a rickshaw with his family when his iPhone hit a bar inside the cart, causing it to bend. When…
  • Slack Defends Facebook Rooms, Says Their Apps Are Not The Same (FB)

    23 October 2014, 5:47 pm by: Dave Smith

    Facebook on Thursday released a new standalone app, called Rooms.  At first blush, Rooms might seem pretty similar to Slack. The latter application is used for groups and companies to communicate: You can talk in a group chat room, dropping in text, pictures,…

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