Facebook has 2.23 Billion Monthly active users, Shares plunge as tech giant focuses on user security

MENLO PARK, California — Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) reported their financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. Company shares plunged 19% on Thursday after executives warned that revenue growth would slow as the company focuses on user privacy.  “Our community and business continue to grow quickly,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. “We…

Amazon.com Second Quarter Sales up 39% to $52.9 Billion

SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon.com, Inc. announced its financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Net sales increased 39% to $52.9 billion in the second quarter, compared with $38.0 billion in second quarter 2017. Operating income increased to $3.0 billion in the second quarter, compared with operating income of $628 million in second…

DJ Khaled and his son Asahd star in Apple Music Commercial

MIAMI, Florida — DJ Khaled and his son Asahd Khaled star in a hilarious new commercial for Apple Music to promote Khaled’s new single “No Brainer” featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, and Quavo. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart does the voice over of Asahd, who is seen sitting in his high chair while taking…

Steph Curry, Andre Iguodala invest in Team SoloMid’s parent company

SAN FRANCISCO, California — The Golden State Warriors Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala just expanded their investment portfolio’s after their investements in multigame esports organization Swift. The parent company of Team SoloMid and its affiliated businesses, the organization and players made the announcement on Tuesday. Curry and Iguodala will join other investors such as Indiana…

Nigeria’s former minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joins Twitter board

LAGOS, Nigeria — Social Media Tech Giant, Twitter has named Nigeria’s former finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Twitter which has over 336 million users and is becoming increasingly more popular among Africans — recently recognized posting in Swahili, as one of its East Africa’s most common languages. Okonjo-Iweala, a former senior World…

Trump sounds off to Europe’s $5 Billion antitrust fine for Google

BRUSSELS, Belgium — United States President Donald Trump responded to the hefty fine that the European Commission announced on Wednesday against Tech Giant Google. Google was found guilty of three types of illegal antitrust behavior according to the European Commission — with its Android OS, since 2011 — and is fining the company $5 billion;…

Uber, Taxify drivers in Kenya reach deal for higher fares after week of strike

NAIROBI, Kenya — According to Kenya’s transport ministry and groups representing drivers working for taxi hailing firms in the East African country signed a deal on Wednesday that will give drivers higher pay and better working conditions. Kenya which is Uber’s second-largest market in sub-Saharan Africa, after South Africa — competes against its global rival…