Social networking services Facebook Inc and Twitter are coming to Google Glass, the wearable computer made by the Internet search company.
Google Inc announced on Thursday a half-dozen apps specially designed to work on its Glass devices. News network CNN, fashion magazine Elle, as well as online apps Tumblr and Evernote were among the half-dozen new apps for Glass unveiled during Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco.
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank owns a controlling share of Sprint and has made no attempt to hide its desire to acquire T-Mobile USA and merge the two companies into one. It’s a plan that makes sense from a business point of view, but could be a disaster for consumers.
I have questioned all these glowing retail sales estimates in light of Buyer's Remorse; Record Volume of Returns Before Christmas; $217 Billion Returns Expected, Up 14%.
Retail Sales Not In Alignment With Shipping
By Dana Blankenhorn: Credit cards. Credit cards have always been more profitable to the big banks than debit cards have. Most carry an annual fee. They cost merchants 2% minimum in “discounts” meant to assure payment from consumers. They cost more to process. And they carry very high interest rates, rates that can be jacked up if consumers don't pay off their bills in a timely manner.