Daily Archives: May 1, 2018






  • WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits Facebook due to privacy intrusions

    WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits Facebook due to privacy intrusions

    “It is time for me to move on . . . I’m taking some time off to do things I enjoy outside of technology, such as collecting rare air-cooled Porsches, working on my cars and playing ultimate frisbee,” WhatsApp co-founder, CEO and Facebook board member Jan Koum wrote today. The announcement followed shortly after The Washington Post reported…


  • Investment Boom From Trump’s Tax Cut Has Yet to Appear

    Investment Boom From Trump’s Tax Cut Has Yet to Appear

    But, so far, hard evidence of such an acceleration has yet to appear in economic data, which show more of a steady investment roll than a rapid escalation. And while there are pockets of the economy where investment is picking up — among large tech companies and in shale oil business, for example — corporate…



  • Striking Arizona teachers cover Capitol in red

    Striking Arizona teachers cover Capitol in red

    A teachers’ strike in Arizona looks as if it will enter a fourth day Tuesday after educators swarmed the Capitol on Monday demanding lawmakers increase education spending. The teachers, most wearing #RedforEd T-shirts, gathered in downtown Phoenix for a rally before marching to the governor’s office nearby, led by a student marching band. “Now it…


  • How the T-Mobile and Sprint merger could impact consumers

    How the T-Mobile and Sprint merger could impact consumers

    The merger between two of the country’s biggest cellphone providers may be far from a deal for consumers, experts say. T-Mobile and Sprint touted their recently announced merger as leading to lower costs and benefits for small businesses, but past precedent doesn’t fall in their favor. Harold Feld, the senior vice president of digital consumer…