Qihoo Goes Private For $9.3B, Joining Other Chinese Firms That Have Delisted From The U.S. Stock Market

 Qihoo, a Beijing-based developer of security software and Internet browsers, announced on Friday that it will go private in a deal worth $ 9.3 billion. As Reuters notes, this makes Qihoo the latest in a growing list of U.S.-listed Chinese… Continue Reading

Spotify Claims Streaming Music Throne Worldwide, But Pandora Is Still Top Service In U.S.

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 Spotify is the world’s top streaming music service in terms of active users, downloads and revenue, according to a new music-focused report out this morningfrom App Annie. However, while Spotify bested last year’s top streaming music app Pandora Radio from… Continue Reading

Microsoft Lays Off 60 On Its HoloLens Team In Israel As It Shifts Development To The U.S.

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 Microsoft has yet to ship its first HoloLens holographic imaging device,but it is moving swiftly on to the next generation of development nonetheless. TechCrunch has confirmed thatMicrosofthas dismissed60 peoplein Israel who workon the HoloLens — 30 full-time staff and 30… Continue Reading