Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults

Apple is considering letting users set third-party apps as the iPhone and iPad’s default web browsers and email clients, Bloomberg reports. The company is also reportedly working on allowing third-party music services like Spotify to run directly on its HomePod smart speaker, bypassing the need to stream them from an Apple device over AirPlay. Although the plans … Read more


Kai Pfaffenbach | Reuters Shareholders of Deutsche Bank arrive for the bank’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 19, 2016. Deutsche Bank is considering a partial initial public offering of its asset management unit as part of an overhaul following its record payout over toxic mortgages in the United States, several people close to … Read more

China’s wealthiest man considers picking a successor, but his only son may miss out

VCG | Getty Images Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin attends the press conference of 2017 Gree China Cup International Football Championship on December 7, 2016 in Beijing, China. Wang Jianlin may be ready to hand over the reins of his 634 billion yuan (HK$712 billion) business empire – spanning from shopping centers, theme parks and … Read more

Fujitsu considers selling its PC business to Lenovo

Lenovo may be about to grow its share of the shrinking PC business again: Japanese IT conglomerate Fujitsu is considering selling its PC manufacturing business, and Lenovo may be the buyer, Fujitsu said Thursday. As part of a strategy to focus on core activities, in February Fujitsu spun out its PC business as an independent … Read more