Amazon reportedly tried to poach Satya Nadella in 2000, and Microsoft is happy it didn’t happen

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (Space Foundation and Microsoft Photos) Microsoft’s renaissance in recent years may have never come to pass if Jeff Bezos had his way. In a wide-ranging profile of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Fast Company’s Harry McCracken reports that the Amazon CEO tried to woo Microsoft’s current chief[…]

South Africa’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain Pick n Pay Trials Bitcoin Payments

A major supermarket chain in South Africa, Pick n Pay, has started a trial to accept bitcoin payments in-store at its head office location. A payment technology company named Electrum provides the payments platform, with bitcoin exchange Luno providing the Bitcoin payment infrastructure. Also read: Five Leading Russian Universities Start Offering Cryptocurrency Courses Pick n Pay[…]

PR: Bitboost Releases Beta Version of the Block and Prepares Token Generating Event

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. BitBoost, based in Zug, Switzerland, is a blockchain company with a[…]

Apple’s ARKit will innovate the everyday

GUEST: In today’s digital economy, we see a constant rotation of new, innovative technology emerging on the market. While some platforms are built exclusively for consumers, others are designed with an enterprise purpose in mind. The most powerful pieces of technology, however, do both. And augmented reality (AR) is the perfect example. Some of the[…]

Emmys Preview: Amazon faces tough fight vs. HBO, Netflix and Hulu in Sunday night’s awards

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’aVXW7nQARCNzRw_MDOUUmw’,sig:’jdrRqi–jyCvRVKcgC1RNFAkDyasHKh_BwdWUdlDg9E=’,w:’594px’,h:’436px’,items:’607678046′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); Jeff Bezos has gotten a lot of love at awards shows over the last couple years as Amazon continues to strengthen its position as a legitimate television and film player. The CEO dominated the discussion at last year’s Emmys; he got more thanks and jokes at the Golden[…]

India Considers Issuing Its Own Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency as Legal Tender

While working on creating a legal framework for bitcoin and other digital currencies, the Indian government is now considering launching its own bitcoin-like cryptocurrency. The proposed government cryptocurrency is to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Also read: Indian Bitcoin Hotspot Bangalore Sees 50+ Merchants Added This Month Indian Government’s Fiat Cryptocurrency The[…]