Tag Archives: wants

This private equity giant wants to give landlords millions — here’s how

Brian Russo has been a real estate investor in Florida for two decades. During the housing crisis, he bought dozens of distressed homes, which he turned into rentals. He paid cash for all of them. In today’s market, cash is still king among investors because loans on investment properties are extremely expensive. Interest rates can be in the double digits, ... Read More »

Reddit: The ‘front page of the internet’ wants to be a billion-dollar business

In July 2015, Reddit changed into in a crisis. Volunteer moderators, the heartbeat of the website thatappearance after pages called “Subreddits”, were revolting over the firing of a key member of the webnetwork . nearly three hundred and sixty five days on, the site which payments itself as the “front page of the net“, is making an attempt to position ... Read More »

Qualcomm wants to make kids’ wearables a issue

Why should grown-u.s.have all the a laugh? Qualcomm has developed a brand new chipset that pursuitsto construct a global wearables market for kids. Smartwatches for the below-12 set are already popular in a few Asian countries, including Korea,providing a way for parents to hold music of their youngsters once they’re faraway from home. Qualcomm hopes its new chipset, referred to ... Read More »

Microsoft’s fascinating GigJam service is open to anyone who wants an invite

Anyone can get into the private beta of MIcrosoft’s new GigJam productivity service, which is aimed at helping teams of people collaborate in real time over the Internet, the company announced Thursday. GigJam combines data from a variety of services including Microsoft’s own Office 365, Trello, Dropbox, and Salesforce. Users can then bring that information into a shared workspace, allowing ... Read More »

New crowdfunding marketing campaign wants to deliver Amazon’s Alexa to smartwatches

Amazon hasn’t announced any plans to make its own smartwatch, but a brand new Indiegogo campaign is promising the following–exceptional factor. CoWatch claims to be the ”global’s first Amazon Alexa integrated smartwatch.” similar to the Amazon Echolinked speaker, CoWatch will tap into Amazon’s voice services for controlling smart home gadgets, ordering rides from Uber, including matters for your purchasing list, ... Read More »

Why Instagram wants to re-order your photo feed

Instagram will soon rearrange its users’ feeds based on relevancy rather than chronological order, the photo-sharing app said in an official blogpost on Tuesday. Instagram said it hopes that a more tailored feed will improve the overall user experience. The company told CNBC it’s using machine learning to detect patterns and adapt to users’ behavior. “If your favorite musician shares ... Read More »

FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

Broadband providers would often be required to get customer permission to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Broadband providers have an unrivaled ability to track customers and collect personal data, and there currently are no specific rules covering broadband providers and customer privacy, FCC officials said Thursday. The goal of the ... Read More »

RBI wants to connect better, issues ‘Master Directions’

The Reserve Bank today started the process of issuing ‘Master Directions’ on various regulatory issues in its bid to simplify the communication process. To begin with, it issued 17 such comprehensive directions covering foreign exchange transactions Master Directions on foreign exchange consolidate relevant circulars issued so far and cover different classes of transactions permitted under the rules and regulations under ... Read More »

Foxconn allegedly wants to buy Sharp

Sharp has been struggling for years and now chatter from Japan indicates that there’s a bidding war going on for the ailing company. Interestingly, Foxconn is said to have made a $5.1 billion bid. Sharp is one of Apple’s main display suppliers and, of course, Foxconn is Apple’s one of primary manufacturers. Foxconn chairman Terry Gou bought 38% of Sharp’s ... Read More »