U.S. wireless carrier Sprint’s parent company, SoftBank Group, is reportedly looking to back out of merger talks with T-Mobile after company executives raised concerns over losing control of the resulting entity.
Some pre-order customers for the iPhone X are finding themselves being a victim of the recently discovered EquiFax hack that happened last month. This is because some customers (or EquiFax itself) had elected to put a freeze on their credit when the credit company first announced the hack. For those customers who had a freeze on their account, they were denied an iPhone because of it. One such customer named Kevin Clark Tweeted as such when he found this out the hard way: Thx for nothing @CitizensOne for using @Equifax to check my credit. No iPhone X for me. @Equifax Click Here to Read more
(ABC News) Discovery Communications (owners of such TV Networks such as Animal Planet and Investigation Discovery) will buy Scripps Networks (owners of HGTV and others) for close to $12 billion, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows ranging from Animal Planet to the Food Network. The deal, announced Monday, puts the combined company in a strong position to draw more women viewers. Other channels include Discovery’s TLC and the Discovery Channel. Scripps owns HGTV and the Travel Channel, among others. The combined company will house five of the top pay TV networks for women and account for more than 20 percent share Click Here to Read more
“Wall Street expects Apple to post modest revenue and earnings growth in the June quarter, despite worries about slowing iPhone sales ahead of the launch of the company’s 11th-generation model,” Patrick Seitz reports for Investor’s Business Daily. “Analysts say Apple is likely to give conservative guidance for the September quarter, given uncertainties around the launch date and initial supply of the rumored iPhone 8 and other new handsets,” Seitz reports. “Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple is scheduled to deliver its fiscal third-quarter results and give fiscal fourth-quarter guidance after the market close on Aug. 1.” “Wall Street is modeling for Apple to Click Here to Read more