Tag Archive: President


Snapchat stops promoting President Trump following violent tweets

“We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover.”

What you need to know Snapchat is taking a stand against President Trump. It says it will no longer promote his content on the Discover platform. In a statement, Snapchat said it would “not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice”.

Snapchat is no longer actively promoting President Donald Trump on its Discover platform.

As reported by The  [Read More…]

Creative director and vice president Dan Houser is leaving Rockstar Games

Dan Houser was a major part of Rockstar Games’ different titles over the past few years and now he is leaving.

What you need to know Dan Houser is a creative director and vice president of Rockstar Games. He’s been involved in several major Rockstar titles, including Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto V. Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Rockstar, revealed that Dan Houser is leaving in March.

According to a new press release from  [Read More…]

Samsung Electronics appoints its youngest president as new mobile chief

Roh Tae-moon was pivotal to the development of the Galaxy brand, and he’s now overseeing Samsung’s mobile efforts.

What you need to know Samsung Electronics appoints Roh Tae-moon as new mobile chief. Roh previously led development of the Galaxy series, and is Samsung’s youngest president. DJ Koh will continue to oversee the IM business, which includes both the mobile unit and networking hardware.

Samsung is known for routinely switching execs to new roles, and the South Korean  [Read More…]

Qualcomm President confirms Snapdragon 855 for the Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

The Google Pixel 4 series will not feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855+ chipset.

What you need to know Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon has confirmed in a tweet that Google’s Pixel 4 series smartphones will feature the company’s Snapdragon 855 chipset. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be officially unveiled at the ‘Made by Google’ event in New York City later today. Both smartphones will feature 90Hz AMOLED displays, 6GB of RAM, and dual rear cameras.  [Read More…]

President Trump signs order to protect U.S. networks from ‘adversaries’

Broad wording opens door to future actions of just about any kind.

Amidst the ongoing scuffles between the U.S. and foreign countries over networking and infrastructure security, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” with an executive order to address what’s deemed to be a serious threat facing the country. The order’s claim is that the “communications technology and services” being used in the U.S. are unnecessarily vulnerable — and even being actively exploited — due to  [Read More…]

House Appropriations Committee stops President Trump from helping ZTE

ZTE’s light at the end of the tunnel has vanished.

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter saying that he was working with President Xi in China to help dig ZTE out of the hole it’s been in for the past few weeks. Now, the House Appropriations Committee has issued an order preventing Trump from doing anything.

According to Democratic Representative Dutch Ruppersberger —

This amendment would prevent the Commerce Department from renegotiation of the sanctions  [Read More…]

President Trump working to get ZTE back into business

Trump to Commerce Department: Get it done!

Truth is stranger than fiction. In April, ZTE was banned from using U.S. hardware or software by the Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Fast forward to May and the company was banned from selling any products on U.S. military installations along with Huawei. These bans resulted in ZTE shutting down all its operations because it’s hard to make money when you can’t sell any products.

Today? Trump is  [Read More…]

President Trump preemptively blocks Broadcom’s Qualcomm takeover, citing national security concerns

This one is finally settled.

The seemingly never-ending saga of Broadcom‘s attempted takeover of Qualcomm has all-but-ended, as President Trump today issued an order that the deal will not be allowed to go through under the assertion that it would be a threat to U.S. national security. Broadcom is primarily a Singapore-based company, but operates globally. Qualcomm and Broadcom have been dancing around the details of a potential merger or takeover for several months, but in recent weeks had  [Read More…]

HTC’s smartphone president has resigned following ten quarters of losses

Where does HTC go from here?

HTC’s been struggling to find a strong foothold in the smartphone space for quite some time now, and matters aren’t going to be helped in this regard following the announcement that HTC’s President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, Chialin Chang, has resigned.

The news broke in the early morning of February 14, with HTC citing Chang’s resignation being due to his own “personal career plan.” Chang is leaving HTC effective  [Read More…]

Sprint replaces its current President and CFO with Michel Combes

A new face for the new year.

There were seemingly endless rumors throughout 2017 about T-Mobile and Sprint finally following through with a merger that’d been talked about for years, but in early November, these were finally laid to rest. Sprint needs to hit 2018 with full force now that the possibility of a merger is dead, and to start these efforts, the carrier is replacing its President and CFO.

Current President and CFO Tarek Robbiati will  [Read More…]