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Uber & Lyft Drivers Will Need Business Permits in San Francisco

When it comes to “ridesharing” apps like Uber and Lyft, the law has been slow to catch up on the latest app-driven taxi scheme. Debating if they are consultants or employees, cities have been torn apart…

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Boom – The Supersonic Startup Gets Support From Virgin

When you think of startups, you often think of a small group of people working on a new gadget or maybe a new piece of software. Boom is a little different, the startup looks to create…

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Does Your Business Card Have An ECG Built In?

So you find someone who wants to do business, how would you go about advertising your company way after you’ve even met? Some people will give you an email address or phone number while the most prepared…

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Ubisoft Project 60% Growth – Takes Assassin’s Creed Off Yearly Cycle

Ubisoft has revealed its roadmap for the next three years, over which period it plans to grow its revenues by 60%. The French company’s plan includes scaling back the yearly release of games in its Assassin’s…

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Investors “Universally Negative” on Twitter as Five Executives Leave

With its share price plummeting and five of its top executive leaving the company, future prospects for Twitter have been branded as “universally negative” by investors, Business Insider reports. The departures were confirmed by new CEO…

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Yahoo Lost One-Third of Its Staff in 2015

Ailing multinational company Yahoo has lost over a third of its workforce over the last twelve months, in a shocking show of no-confidence in current CEO Marissa Mayer, according to a report in the New York…

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UK Video Games Industry Set to Expand in 2016

The UK games industry is expecting to see significant growth in 2016, with many major businesses increasing their investment and seeking to hire new staff, according to UK video game trade association TIGA. However, many companies…

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Toshiba Records $4.5 Billion Annual Loss

Toshiba CEO was forced to resign after revelations came to fruition about the company’s management exaggerating operating profits by as much as $1.2 billion. Clearly, this has made a profound impact on their reputation among partners…

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Apple’s Stock Drops by Over $160 Billion

The smartphone market is expected to stagnate as sales grow at a slower pace in major western territories. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule such as India where the introduction of affordable handsets increases…

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Amazon Accounts For 39.3 Percent of E-commerce Spending in The USA During November

Online retail giant, Amazon is a popular choice for consumers wanting to purchase goods at reasonable prices while relying on a proven track record in customer service. When compared to other stores, Amazon’s buying power is…

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Razer Launching Corporate Investment Fund in 2016

Razer is one of the leading peripheral manufacturers in the world and continues to grow at an impressive pace. More specifically, in 2014, the company was valued at over $1 billion due to an undisclosed investment from…

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Thecus N7770-10G Elite-Class Business 7-Bay NAS Review

Introduction Today’s review is a real pleasure for me as I get to take a closer look and test an elite class business NAS with built-in 10GbE and high availability function. I got Thecus’ N7770-10G 7-bay…

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AMD Investing Heavily to “Win the Graphics Battle”

AMD has been having a rough time as of late, reporting a net loss of $197 million during the third-quarter of 2015, forcing the company into initiating a restructure that will cut 5% of its workforce…

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YouTube is Now Offering Content Creators Business Loans

YouTube is a phenomenon which has revolutionized people’s viewing habits and provided a legitimate rival to broadcast Television. The service has progressed at a rapid rate and helped forge the careers of internet celebrities like PewDiePie.…

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Thecus Adds N5810 to 5-Bay NAS Line-up

We reviewed the Thecus N5810pro a while ago here at eTeknix and it was a monster of an NAS that also came with a bigger price tag than most. Not everyone needs all the additions and…

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ITC Court Rules in Favour of Samsung in Nvidia Patent Dispute

Nvidia and Samsung have been locked in a bit of a patent war for a while now, with Nvidia filing a class action lawsuit claiming that they effectively invented the modern 3D GPU and that Samsung…

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CD Projekt Red Comment on EA Buyout Rumour

You’ve likely seen the absolute uproar that has been spreading on gaming forums and tech websites over the last day or so, suggesting that EA is in talks with CD Projekt Red. The rumour that a…

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Minecraft Creator “Notch” Tweets a Less Than Happy Circumstances

Success is a concept which many of us can relate to, building a company from scratch before selling it for a price tag of $2.5 billion, now that is unique. Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, founder of Minecraft…

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Comcast VP Claims Data Caps are Business Policy & Not Technical Necessity

Many of you with home internet plans may have to deal with monthly data caps. For some this cap can be a real pain as a full household streaming and consuming content can easily rack up the…

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Ukrainian Hackers Helped US Insider Trader Earn $100 Million in Illegal Profits

An unlikely union between a bunch of Ukrainian hackers and unscrupulous US stock traders yielded profits of up to $100 million through illegal insider trading. The hackers stole confidential press releases, which it then made available…

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Google’s Namechange to Alphabet Might Fail

It looks a lot like Google didn’t do their research properly on their name change before announcing it a few days ago and now it might fail altogether. As it turns out, someone already trademarked the…

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Microsoft Announces Skype Business Preview for iOS and Android

We’ve heard that Microsoft plans on killing the old Lync app for business chat and meetings and integrate everything in Skype, namely Skype for Business. In a blog post, Microsoft today announced that it just released…

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The Latest Adventure of John McAfee? Arrested Again!

Oh John, you’re entertaining but as sane as a lorry load of peanuts. John has been arrested again and this time the charge is for DUI and possession of a handgun while under the influence, this…

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Uber Reportedly Operating At Huge Losses

San Francisco-based transportation Network Company Uber has been a revelation in terms of market adoption and consumer exposure. But, the key is successful financial management which benefits the long-term viability of a company; this has been…

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OneDrive Can Finally Sync Shared Folders

The long-awaited option to synch shared folders on OneDrive is finally here. Microsoft finally started to roll out an update that allows users to sync content in shared folders and have it pushed to other users…

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Google Wants to Bring Order to Drone Airspace

Drones are becoming more popular than ever, but flying them around now poses a bit of a risk. This is why Google wants to bring order to low altitude airspace, namely the airspace below 500ft, so…

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AMD Records Loss of $181 million in Q2 2015

  AMD has published their financial report for the second quarter of 2015 and recorded a loss of $181 million or $0.23 per share. In comparison, AMD’s financial standing at the same point last year yielded a…