Day: November 4, 2019

The .amazon argy-bargy is STILL going on – and Uncle Sam has had enough with ICANN

Will Amazon finally get hold of its internet namesake? Analysis Enough’s enough. That was the message from the US government this weekend at an international meeting where the creation of a new internet space – .amazon – was again the subject of heated debate.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Facebook’s rebrand and the chilling calculation behind it

Mark Zuckerberg’s company suddenly announces a new logo for the overall concern. Many are laughing, but the true purpose of the move could be typically cynical. Here’s a number to think about. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Workday to buy Scout RFP for $540 million

Based in San Francisco, Scout RFP makes cloud-based e-sourcing and procurement software. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Uber grows Q3 revenue and gross bookings, but net losses still exceed $1B

Uber beat expectations in the third quarter but shares fell in after-hours trading. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Buying Fitbit Won’t Save Google’s Failing Wear OS

David Ruddock of AndroidPolice technology blog tries to make sense of last week’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit by Google. He argues that Fitbit’s offerings — hardware, software, engineering talent, or even patent wall — can’t save Google’s wearable operating system Wear OS. From his column: Hardware is what Google is after, with a blog…

Why wait? Save now with Dell’s Black Friday Sneak Peek sale – CNET

Dell is getting a jump on Black Friday with discounts all month on laptops, desktops, monitors and more. …read more Source:: CNet

Motorola Razr rumors: Everything known about the foldable phone so far – CNET

All the rumors and leaks for one of the most exciting phones this year. …read more Source:: CNet

Ming-Na Wen’s new Star Wars The Mandalorian character revealed – CNET

Ming-Na Wen plays sharpshooter assassin Fennec Shand in the upcoming Disney Plus series. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft can nearly eliminate background noise in video chats now – CNET

The software giant said it built the new technology for its corporate customers, but it could also someday end up in Skype and on your phone. …read more Source:: CNet

Netflix is reportedly getting a ‘skip Trump jokes’ button – CNET

The feature will be used in Seth Meyers’ new comedy special, a report says. …read more Source:: CNet