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Verizon Communication’s Picks-Up Hundreds Of Millions Of Internet Users With Acquisition Of Yahoo! Inc.

Verizon Communication’s US$4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. is expected to give the New York-based Verizon access to hundreds of millions of internet users as it tries to build its digital assets.  Verizon expects to see about $1 billion in operating cost savings through 2020 from the Yahoo deal, according to a filing Thursday. The […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

U.S. Banks And Credit Unions Unveil Person-To-Person Payments Service Called Zelle

After years of watching Silicon Valley innovators such as PayPal Inc.’s Venmo, Square Inc. and Apple Inc. build peer-to-peer payment systems, a coalition of more than 30 U.S. banks and credit unions are unveiling their own unified service to customers called Zelle, About 86 million mobile-banking customers will see Zelle logos in their apps, managing […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Cable Bahamas Listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Cable Bahamas became the first Bahamian company to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) with the listing of the two classes of preference shares by way of Introduction. 4,090 preference shares were listed for the Series 11 – 8% Fixed Rate preference shares on the US Dollar Equities Market and 1,349 of the Series […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Skype Is Fighting Back Against Snapchat And Imessage

Skype is fighting back against ubiquitous social networking applications like Snapchat and iMessage and will be gradually releasing an end-to-end overhaul of the service starting out with Android devices. The new app has Skype’s standard instant messaging service, international dialing, and multiperson video calling, but it adds integration with third-party services like YouTube, simpler photo […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Is Jeff Bezos Now The Richest Man In The World?

Is Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and visionary leader now the richest man in the world? As Amazon shares hit US$1,001.20 in New York yesterday, up about 40 percent from a year ago and more than double the 15 percent gain of the S&P 500 Index, the answer becomes clearer. Amazon’s rise has already made its […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Wal-Mart Online Takes The Fight To Amazon.Com.

Wal-Mart’s online sales are growing, soaring 69 percent in the first quarter. This is the fastest pace in at least five years, gaining momentum, as it takes the fight to Amazon.com. The results also signal that Wal-Mart is getting a payoff from an ambitious online expansion strategy, put in place by its current chief executive, […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Amazon Planning To Bring Its Checkout-Free Grocery Store, Amazon Go, To Europe

Amazon has opened a futuristic test store under the Amazon Go brand in Seattle USA that has no staff or checkouts. Instead, it uses sensors and a smartphone application to top up customers’ virtual shopping carts when they remove items from shelves and place them in their bags. When they leave the store, Amazon adds […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Telecommunications Market Reshaping Itself As Customer Migration From Fixed To Mobile Voice And Data Services Accelerates.

The telecommunications market is reshaping itself, driven by rapidly changing consumer preferences. And it’s clearly propelling the growth in the mobile business, both in revenues and revenue share, reflecting the continuing customer migration from fixed to mobile voice and data services. Garfield Sinclair, former Managing Director of Cable & Wireless Jamaica, which trades as Flow […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Sprint And T-Mobile Have Started Preliminary Conversations About Combining Their Businesses Again

Sprint and T-Mobile have started preliminary conversations about combining their businesses, according to a report on Friday from Bloomberg News. The potential merger has been one of the most anticipated deals of 2017 with the announcement lifting Sprints share price. Masayoshi Son, the billionaire behind Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp., which became Sprint’s parent company in […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

22-Year-Old Surf Fan And Self-Taught Computer Expert Credited With Halting Wannacry Virus

An anonymous 22-year-old surf fan and self-taught computer expert has been credited with halting the virus that has infected more than 1.3m computer systems, rendered vulnerable to infection by the WannaCry attack that swept across the world on Friday. So far 200,000 computers across 150 countries are known to have been infected in the first […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

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