Facebook Hires Shahriar Rabii, Google’s Head of Chip Development, to Lead Its Own Efforts

Facebook, in an effort to further its ongoing development of AI-based chips, has hired one of Google’s lead chip developers – Shahriar Rabii. Previously Senior Director of Engineering at Google, Rabii has taken up the role of Vice President and Head of Silicon at Facebook, following the almost seven-year stint at Google. Earlier this year, Facebook […]

43% of Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Give “Be My Own Boss” as Top Motivation

Nearly half of Baby boomers seeking to start their own business say the main reason is a desire to call their own shots. In a recent Guidant Financial Baby Boomer 2018 Small Business Trends survey, 43% of respondents gave “ready to be my own boss” as their main motivation to open a business. 2018 Baby […]

Will starting your own business make you happy?

Everyone wants to enjoy their job, but what underlying psychological factors increase your chances of being a happy worker? For some, becoming self-employed was the answer  Jade Sarkhel left a career in marketing after feeling unappreciated for the hours she was putting in – she now runs her own photography business. Photograph: Neil Sarkhel Supported […]

How to Set Up Your Own Spotify Rival to Stream Music for Free

If you’re looking to get your music fix today, chances are you’ll open up a streaming service such as Spotify, or Apple Music. But despite the ubiquity of these apps, there are artists who maintain exclusivity on their work: Jay Z’s 4:44 is still not on Spotify, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is only on Tidal, and Adele’s 25 didn’t hit […]

Google’s Own Wireless Service is Officially Launching with Project Fi

The rumors are true. Google is launching its own wireless service called Project Fi. The new service was announced recently, and the company says its goal is to create a fast and easy wireless experience. Not everyone will be able to jump onto the new service right away, however. Currently, Project Fi is invite-only and can […]

Bigg Boss Season 10 Gets Its Own Emoji on Twitter

Micro-blogging website Twitter has introduced a special emoji for the tenth season of reality TV show “Bigg Boss”. When people tweet using hashtags like #BiggBoss, #BiggBoss10 and #BB10, the eye symbol of the show will be activated next to the hashtag. The emoji was launched on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the site, […]

Microsoft Making a Little Brexit of Its Own

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced plans to shut down Skype’s London offices. Up to 400 staff members could be made redundant as part of the move, which will see Skype abandon its three-floor building in Holborn in line with a wider restructuring exercise that will also impact freemium enterprise network Yammer. Microsoft has yet to confirm whether the […]