Tag Archives: share

Microsoft is using Android’s share and ‘open with’ menus to advertise its other apps

Microsoft has done a lot on Android in recent years, and last week many were excited when the company launched its Your Phone Companion app for mirroring notifications on a Windows 10 PC. However, that’s had an unfortunate side effect that sees Microsoft inserting ads in Android’s share menus for its various other apps. Through some sneaky methods on… Read More »

Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »

Huawei First-Half Revenue Up 15 Percent as Smartphone Market Share Rises in China

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd posted a 15 percent rise in first-half revenue, with industry data showing market share gains at home for the smartphone maker that has been largely shut out of the US market over security concerns. The world’s third-largest smartphone maker said on Tuesday revenue rose to CNY 325.7 billion ($47.7 billion) for the six months to June… Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C Plus, at a price of Rs 6,999. Earlier this month, Lenovo had launched Moto C at Rs. 5,999, which is the cheapest Moto device in the company’s current portfolio in India. The… Read More »

Barclays makes early African exit with $2.8 billion share sale

Barclays (BARC.L) cut its stake in Barclays Africa Group (BGAJ.J) to 15 percent sooner than expected on Thursday, ending more than 90 years as a major presence in the continent. The British bank, which under Chief Executive Jes Staley is firmly focused on Britain and the United States, said it was selling 2.2 billion pounds ($2.83 billion) worth… Read More »

Monte dei Paschi to launch share issue December 19

Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) will offer new shares for sale between Monday and Thursday in a last ditch attempt to raise 5 billion euros ($5.2 billion) by the end of the year and avoid a state bailout. The European Central Bank has told Italy’s third-largest bank to raise capital this year and offload… Read More »

Facebook Fixes Like, Share, and Live Video Reaction Count Errors

Facebook has been slowly putting out a bunch of fires it has caused over the past few months. The social networking giant recently admitted the company miscounted some video metrics, such as video average watch time and video percentage watched. The social media giant is correcting the metrics starting with Live video reactions. You must have noticed all… Read More »

Benefits of ‘dark pool’ share trading outweigh risks, UK watchdog says

The benefits of dark pools, where investors can trade shares anonymously, outweigh the risks, an analysis from Britain’s markets watchdog said on Thursday. Dark pools, which feature in Michael Lewis’s best-seller book “Flash Boys”, have come under fire from some financial experts who say they are poorly regulated and that traders working in them do not always get… Read More »

Evidence of turnaround boosts share price for UK grocer Morrisons

Morrisons, Britain’s fourth-biggest grocer, reported better than expected results on Thursday, suggesting a recovery under its new management was gaining momentum and sending its share price sharply higher. The Bradford, northern England-based group reported a rise in first-half profits for the first time in four years as well as a third straight quarter of underlying sales growth. It… Read More »

Apple’s iPhone web share shrinks, MacBook sales grow

Two reports concerning Apple market success are out today giving us some detailed overview of the company’s device popularity. The first one is courtesy of Device Atlas and explores website visits from different devices in Q2 2016. As it turns out Apple’s iPhone has lost traffic share in 18 out of 20 countries surveyed. The two unaffected markets… Read More »