Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Night They Locked Up All the Smartphones


At a show or party, you may find your phone sealed in one of Yondr’s pouches. Enjoy the freedom.

‘Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Returns to Profit


Rovio Entertainment said it returned to a profit in 2016 thanks to increased spending on marketing and attention from the Angry Birds movie based on its well-known fowls.

South Korea’s LG Electronics to Build U.S. Factory in Tennessee


South Korean conglomerate LG Electronics said it is planning to build a new washing machine factory in Tennessee, its first major U.S. plant, and hire at least 600 workers by the end of 2019.

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Indicted on Bribery Charges


South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong on charges of bribery and four other offenses, setting in motion legal proceedings that could put the tycoon behind bars for years.

The OpenStack Summit is returning to Vancouver in May 2018


Back by popular demand, the OpenStack Summit is returning to Vancouver, Canada from May 21-24, 2018. Registration, sponsorship opportunities and more information for the 17th OpenStack Summit will be available in the upcoming months.  Can’t wait until 2018? Brush up on your OpenStack skills in 2017 by registering to attend the OpenStack Summit Boston, May… Read more »

The Newest Bank Blockchain: Will This Be the Breakthrough?


A new consortium of banks and tech giants is set to announce its formation, the latest stab at expanding open-ledger “blockchain” technology that promises to shave billions off the cost of basic Wall Street functions.

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