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Apple Investors Urged to Help Parents Control Their Kids’ Phone Usage

iPhone use

How often and how long should a kid use his or her smartphone? That is one question that has often been asked by parents. (Read: Every Parent Who Gives Their Kid an iPhone Should Make Their Kid Follow These 18 Rules) Two Apple investors – Jana Partners LLC and the …

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Walmart Goes All-Out Against Amazon With Personal Shopping Service

Walmart

Walmart’s subsidiary called Code Eight set up by startup incubator Store No. 8 is testing a personal shopping service that targets ”high net worth urban consumers,” according to a Recode report that cited “multiple sources.” (Read: Walmart Unveils ‘Store No. 8’ Tech Incubator) With the service, those types of customers …

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Ex-Intel Executive Diane Bryant Joins Google Cloud

Google

Erstwhile Intel data center head Diane Bryant has joined Google Cloud as its chief operating officer (COO). Diane Greene, Google’s chief executive, announced Bryant’s appointment on Thursday. Before joining Google Cloud, reports said Bryant was one of Intel’s top executives as head of the company’s data center segment until last year. …

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Cheddar News Can Now Be Watched in Europe

Cheddar

Financial news outlet Cheddar can now be watched in Europe. The media company entered into a partnership with the French startup Molotov so that the latter’s subscribers can watch Cheddar on their devices. Erstwhile Buzzfeed president Jon Steinberg launched Cheddar early last year with $3 million in funding. It reports …

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Standing Desk On Amazon Is Being Sold At 30%

Standing Desk

Tired of sitting all day at work, poring over voluminous documents or doing whatever task lies before you? There is now a way for you to work while standing. Amazon is offering an Avantree standing portable desk at 30 percent off its original price. The desk comes in just one …

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Facebook Marketplace Features Houses And Apartment For Rent In The U.S.

Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace now includes houses and apartments for rent in the U.S. The world’s most extensive social network has teamed up with Apartment List and Zumper, which collates rental lists from the Web. In an emailed statement to Mashable, the company said Apartment List and Zumper feature “hundreds of thousands …

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