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Half the world's population will be online by the end of 2016

A new reference relative to the internet, mentions that by the end of 2016, 47% of the planet are online. If we take into account that the internet is available commercially from the early 90’s, this means that only through the internet in 1/4 of a century has managed to spread to half of the world population, which is very impressive. The International Telecommunication Union reveals that in developed countries

Amazon began selling cars online

Amazon is the giant of eCommerce through which we can find millions of items. But there are some things, such as a car, you can not buy from Amazon. It is possible to buy various accessories for the car, but now the Italians hereinafter can buy whole car through online. Amazon signed an agreement with Fiat Chrysler in order to sell three of the most popular models online(i.e, Fiat Panda, 500

Mark Zuckerberg Explains how to combat false news

Once finished the US Presidential election, rumors, misinformation and false news circulating in social media have been put in the spotlight. Even President Obama has referred to the role played by social media in promoting propaganda. The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, did not remain indifferent to this serious issue, and a post on Facebook explaining what the company to address this problem. Among other things, he said, “we do

Google invests $1.2 billion to build a new headquarters in London

Google seems to expand business operations. The company confirmed plans to build a new headquarters in London. Google invests $1.2 billion and will create 3,000 jobs in the UK. Many people believe that this indicates that after the British withdraw from the EU, Google expressed confidence in the UK. But Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that although Google off the British reservations about the EU, but will continue to promote

Samsung agrees to buy Harman for $8 Billion Deal

The next big thing is considered to be smart cars and the companies that doesn’t belong in the automotive space, trying to take advantage of them. Samsung makes a bigger step by announcing the acquisition of Harman International Industries for $8 billion. This is one of the largest acquisitions in the technology sector. The Korean giant pays in cash and gives 112 dollars per share. The Harman is one of

AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion

Within a week he had heard that the American giant telecommunications, AT & T, will proceed with the acquisition of Time Warner. Eventually the information confirmed and the AT & T made a bid of 85.4 billion dollars, the company that owns HBO, Warner CNN, Bros, DC Comics. AT & T and Time Warner to official confirm the deal, the first to provide $ 107.50 per share in cash and

Six daughters of industrialists who are taking India to the next level

They are 21st century Indian princesses, born with the metaphorical silver spoon in their mouths. With staggering personal wealth and doting dads and moms, these ladies rarely want for anything. But these spirited lasses are not ones to rest on their parents’ laurels. Armed with Ivy League degrees and loads of determination, these young ladies have started plotting their own journeys of success. Ananyashree Birla empowers women through Svatantra 22-year-old

Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani to start microfinance company

Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Vijay Kelkar, former finance secretary and chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys Ltd and the architect of Aadhaar, are joining hands to start a microfinance institution (MFI). Named Avanti Finance, the company, a “technology-enabled financial inclusion vehicle”, will focus on “delivering affordable and timely credit to under-served and un-served segments in India”, said

Top 25 Universities for Computer Science in the US

Top 25 Ranked Computer Science Programs with the Best Return on Investment (ROI) Students looking to maximize their earnings in the field of computer science should be concerned not only with attending a university highly regarded for its academic programs, but also should try to find computer science degrees with the best return on investment (ROI). Computer science is one of the highest paying professions in the world. The average