Apple’s App Store appeals process would make ‘Kafka blush,’ entrepreneur tells Congress

Technology executives said that Apple’s App Store platform has too much power in a congressional hearing in Boulder, Colorado on Friday. The hearing, held by the House Antitrust Subcommittee, is another signal that Washington lawmakers are increasingly scrutinizing big technology companies over power that might not always harm consumers, but can hurt smaller businesses. The … Read more Apple’s App Store appeals process would make ‘Kafka blush,’ entrepreneur tells Congress

Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

A breakup of US social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday. The EU antitrust chief was asked about Facebook at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris after leading US Democratic politicians and one of Facebook’s co-founders recently spoke in favour … Read more Facebook Breakup Would Be Solution of Last Resort, Says EU’s Vestager

Samsung Bixby would be the Galaxy S8 new virtual assistant

Samsung is working on its new virtual assistant set to debut on the Galaxy S8 and it’ll be called Bixby. That’s not exactly new information, as it was initially rumored back in November last year. Nevertheless, it’s now listed on Samsung’s official website, giving it that much more credibility than before. Bixby will be integrated … Read more Samsung Bixby would be the Galaxy S8 new virtual assistant

Punishing Italy for BMPS state bailout would be a ‘complete disaster’: Economist

European authorities could punish the Italian government for putting taxpayers’ money into the recapitalization of the troubled lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS), but such a decision would prolong the ongoing European crisis, an economist told CNBC on Wednesday. “If Italy goes entirely by the European rules, it has to go ahead with a … Read more Punishing Italy for BMPS state bailout would be a ‘complete disaster’: Economist

How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

For America’s wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the election — or a big tax cut if Donald Trump wins. For everyone else? Right now, neither candidate is proposing major tax changes. Tax policy is one of the issues on which the two nominees … Read more How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

Cramer: Deep flaw that would be to your 401(ok)

If you are like maximum traders and are banking on a 401(okay) plan for retirement, Jim Cramer wants you to concentrate up. What some humans don’t forget to be the holy grail of retirement financial savingsmay want to have some critical flaws. “Your 401(k) is crucial, however it has its downsides — plenty of them,” … Read more Cramer: Deep flaw that would be to your 401(ok)

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 aspect would possibly characteristic a dual-digicam setup

the subsequent in line in Samsung’s iconic phablet family has been flooding the rumor mill and fascinatingall and sundry‘s curiosity for quite some time now. And as August draws close to, so does Samsung’sordinary assertion window for word devices and with that, more and more information are starting to slipthru the cracks. The present day … Read more The Samsung Galaxy Note7 aspect would possibly characteristic a dual-digicam setup

This week in games: What myth 4 would were, Mass effect Andromeda delayed

We’re keeping it brief this week because, nicely, Doom is fantastic and i want to go back to playing. This week in video games: The assassin’s Creed film gets a trailer, Diablo receives a postmortem, and Lionhead employees recount the time Peter Molyneux told his group “The hero has a dog and it dies” after … Read more This week in games: What myth 4 would were, Mass effect Andromeda delayed

WWJGD? (What Would Justice Garland Do?)

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. How he might rule on issues of interest to the tech community is unknown, but by all accounts, a Justice Garland would bring intelligence and thoughtful jurisprudence to the bench. The Court is too critical to our nation’s work to let … Read more WWJGD? (What Would Justice Garland Do?)