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

Social Media Roundup: Twitter Like Button May Phase Out, Viber Adds Message Edits, Ads In WhatsApp

“Social Media Roundup” is a weekly roundup of news pertaining to all of your favorite websites and applications used for social networking. Published on Sundays, “Social Media Roundup” will help you stay up-to-date on all the important social media news you need to know. Facebook Breaking News Breaking news in FacebookFacebook Facebook is now offering … Read more Social Media Roundup: Twitter Like Button May Phase Out, Viber Adds Message Edits, Ads In WhatsApp

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: If you like the Trump stock rally so far, just wait …

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: Trump reforms could boost economy further  Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017 | 10:32 AM ET | 02:05 JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC on Wednesday the economy could grow at 3 to 4 percent this year with the right tax and regulatory reforms from President-elect Donald Trump. And that, in … Read more JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: If you like the Trump stock rally so far, just wait …

Researchers create wild ReRAM memory chips that store data and act like a processor

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor. The breakthrough uses state-of-the-art memory chips known as Redox-based, resistive switching random access memory (ReRAM) and could lead to much faster and thinner mobile devices. Today’s computers must transfer … Read more Researchers create wild ReRAM memory chips that store data and act like a processor

Like Uber…but for a live orchestra in your home

There is an “Uber” for almost everything, and now that includes on-demand classical music. Groupmuse, a start-up that connects musicians with fans, wants to make live classical music available to a broader audience — not just in their homes, but even in their offices. Its newest service, “Groupmuse at Work,” allows businesses to book classical … Read more Like Uber…but for a live orchestra in your home

Facebook is testing a new messaging product that looks a lot like Snapchat

Source: Facebook Facebook is testing another new product that looks and feels very similar to — you guessed it — Snapchat. The social network built a new camera and messaging feature that Facebook says will let users “share moments as they happen and express yourself more.” The camera includes a number of optional special effects … Read more Facebook is testing a new messaging product that looks a lot like Snapchat

The Fed is partying like it is 1998—and elevating risks: Citi strategistThe Fed is partying like it is 1998—and elevating risks: Citi strategist

The Federal Reserve’s dovish stance on interest costs is increasing the dangers of economic fallout from acharge hike in the future, Steven Wieting, Citi non-public financial institution‘s leader global investmentstrategist, stated Wednesday. Fed policymakers indicated in March they would increase costs fewer times than they formerly deliberate,citing financial conditions in overseas markets among other things. … Read more The Fed is partying like it is 1998—and elevating risks: Citi strategistThe Fed is partying like it is 1998—and elevating risks: Citi strategist

Investing like a billionaire has never been easier — or harder

Times are tough for billionaire investors. Warren Buffett’s top stock picks aren’t working — whether it’s IBM or American Express, the Oracle can’t seem to catch a break. Buffett had his worst year since the financial crisis in 2015, and hedge fund great Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management had his worst year ever … Read more Investing like a billionaire has never been easier — or harder

Cramer: What made the bulls run like crazy

Tuesday scored a clear market win for the bulls. Jim Cramer saw the perfect confluence of events that allowed stocks to soar higher. The first event that took place hinged on two pieces of data that came out of China. Investors learned that things were even worse than many thought when manufacturing numbers matched the … Read more Cramer: What made the bulls run like crazy