Shares Of Brokerage Firms Tanks As Interactive Brokers Say They Will Offer Trades At No Fees

On Friday shares of retail brokerage firms Etrade Financial (NASDAQ:ETFC), Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) and TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) were trading on the down. This was a result of the announcement that Interactive Brokers will be making any amount of stock trade without commission charges. Charles Schwab plunged 2.2% while ETrade Financial lost 4.8%. TD Ameritrade was […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Piloting Hiding of Likes As A way of Improving Users Experience

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is testing the hiding of like counts for users on the site just like it did with Instagram. The company will pilot the same as from Friday for Australian Facebook users. However, the company has not indicated whether the change will apply permanently to other regions. Facebook to hide likes The test […]

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Restores Health Insurance Benefits For The 48,000 Striking Workers

On Thursday General Motors (NYSE:GM) indicated that it would reinstate health insurance cover of its striking temporary workers. This comes after the early indication that they will push the costs to the UAW union with officials from both sides, indicating they are yet to resolve main issues. Negotiations to continue through the weekend Both GM […]

Google Tech’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Pittsburgh Contractors Vote To Join United Steelworkers Union

On Tuesday Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) contractors in Pittsburgh voted on a resolution for unionization which will see them join United Steelworkers Union. The workers want to unionize under the name Pittsburg Association of Technology Professionals (PATP). HCL workers vote to join United Steelworkers Union The group comprises of around 80 workers employed by HCL Technology. They […]

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Unveils new Alexa Echo Frames, Echo Loop, And Echo Buds

On September 25, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched a series of devices powered by the company’s Alexa voice assistant. The company wants Alexa to be with you wherever you are and they are doing that to transform the wearable tech to do that. Amazon heeding feedback to take Alexa out of home Amazon smart home VP Daniel […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Partners with ICC On Various Digital Content Rights For Indian Subcontinent

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and the International Cricket Council have signed an exclusive partnership agreement. The deal will see Facebook become ICC’s main digital contents rights partner for world activities in the Indian subcontinent. Facebook to be responsible for ICC digital content up to 2023 The company will also be responsible for a range of digital […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Says It Won’t Pay For Licenses News As Per The New EU Copyright Directive

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has stated that it will not pay for news articles in France once the new EU copyright directive becomes effective from next month. Google says it won’t pay for licenses for news This is the first sign of how the company plans to implement the new directive. Instead of paying press publishers to […]

Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) Requested For Information On Google By Investigators

Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) which has before been involved in business disputes with Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google indicated that it received requests for information from state and Congressional; investigators looking into accusations that Google violated antitrust laws. Oracle to provide information on Google Oracle which understands the advertising business of Google has indicated that it has […]

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) sued By the FTC For Deceiving Consumers To Pay Subscription

The Federal Trade Commission is taking legal action against Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) for allegedly using fake profiles to entice consumers into paying a subscription to Match.com. Match Group is an online dating service that owns Match.com, OkCupid, PlentyOfFish, and Tinder among other sites. Match tricked users into a subscription Match.com lets users create profiles […]