Technology Sector

Job Cuts Planned at ESPN as Part of Reducing Expenses

Job Cuts Planned at ESPN as Part of Reducing ExpensesWalt Disney Co. owned sports cable network ESPN will be trimming three hundred jobs according to a company statement.

SanDisk and Western Digital in Advance Talk for a Takeover Deal

SanDisk and Western Digital in Advance Talk for a Takeover Deal

People who are familiar with the matter said that, SanDisk Corp. is discussing to sell itself to Western Digital Corp. with talks that seem to be moving towards an agreement. According to the source, the storage makers may strike a deal as soon as the current week.

The people said that the price range being discussed by Western Digital is somewhere in-between $80 to $90 a share of SanDisk.

Toshiba files patent-infringement lawsuit against Powerchip and three other companies, in Taiwan court

ToshibaOn Tuesday, Toshiba - the leading manufacturer of flash memory chips used in smartphones - has revealed that it has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Taiwan's Powerchip Technology Corp and three other firms --- Powerflash Technology Corporation, Zentel Electronics Corporation, and C. T. C. Co., Ltd.

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel ‘mortified’ due to leak of lewd emails he sent as college student

SnapchatSilicon Valley gossip website ValleyWag recently leaked Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's emails from 2009. The emails published by ValleyWag pertain to a time period when Spiegel - the 23-year-old co-founder and CEO of self-destructing messaging app Snapchat - was one of the prominent members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Stanford University in California.

Bungie Software’s ‘Destiny’ to be the first game to use PS4’s preloading feature

DestinyWith support for preloading having been added to Sony PlayStation 4's 1.70 system update, which became available to North American users in April, a Game Spot report has revealed that the first game to make use of the preloading feature will be 'Destiny' --- Bungie Software's next blockbuster game.

911 Emergency dispatch centers not set up to receive and send text messages

911The Big Four wireless carriers in the US - AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile - have recently given their subscribers across the country the ability to text their emergency to 911; but most emergency call dispatch centers are apparently not ready for texting as yet.