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Airbnb Rules Out 2018 Share Offering, Shakes Up Ranks

Homesharing giant Airbnb said Thursday it won’t launch a share offering in 2018 as it announced key changes in its leadership team. Airbnb, one of the most valuable venture-backed startups and a leader in the so-called “sharing economy,” announced that chief financial officer Laurence Tosi is leaving and appointed Belinda Johnson to the position of chief operating officer. The shakeup will delay ... Read More »

Visual blogging platform Trell lets millennials share delightful experiences through pictures

Bengaluru-based Trell is a mobile-first visual blogging platform where users can share their unique experiences of places and palates as well as discover those of others. “I was in my last year of engineering in IIT Bombay and I wanted to see Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations through the eyes of a Mumbaikar. I wanted to visit some offbeat pandals and I ... Read More »

Velotooler updates with features for bike share managers, direct bike sales and teams

HAMDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Velotooler, which launched last year to help connect consumers with freelance mechanics, has updated its platform to add features for bike share fleet managers, consumer-direct bike brands and race teams. Velotooler is now set up to accept business accounts for the managers of bike fleets, including bike share fleets, allowing fleet managers to bring in Velotooler’s mechanics as ... Read More »

Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,” and it will happily oblige, saving you the trouble of opening Chrome or Calendar and searching yourself. Now Google is ... Read More »

Android’s global smartphone market share now stands at around 88%

According to latest numbers released by market research firm Strategy Analytics, Android’s global smartphone market share in Q3 2016 stood at around 88%, up from the 84.1% figure reported in the same period last year.. Apple’s iOS, meanwhile, lost some of its market share – it’s now 12.1%, down from the 13.6% share it claimed in Q3 last year. Talking ... Read More »

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would also result in the firm ... Read More »

Jet app allows you to share flights with celebrities

JetSmarter, widely considered the Uber for jets, is going the extra mile to help users get closer to their favorite celebrities. The private transportation start-up, which is part of a disruptive clutch of companies trying to make private jets more affordable, now offers a function to notify members when certain celebrities will be on a flight — allowing them to ... Read More »

Gartner: Samsung retains smartphone leadership in 2015 with over 20% market share

Samsung was the top smartphone vendor for both Q4 2015 as well as the complete year, according to a latest report by market research firm Gartner. Specifically, the South Korean company sold over 83.4 million units last quarter, claiming 20.7% share of the market, which is up from 19.9% share reported in Q4, 2014. Apple came in second with 17.7% ... Read More »

News Corp earnings: 20 cents per share, vs expected EPS of 21 cents

News Corp. reported mixed results Thursday, citing foreign currency fluctuations and lower print advertising revenue. The global media company, which is controlled by Rupert Murdoch, posted fiscal second-quarter earnings of 20 cents per share on $2.16 billion in revenue. Analysts had expected News Corp. to report earnings of about 21 cents a share on $2.13 billion in revenue, according to ... Read More »

Pisani: Share buybacks increase: Good news?

It’s fairly typical for companies to announce buyback programs this time of year. Often, existing buyback programs are ending, and the company will announce a new program. However, given the notable decline in stock prices, market watchers are paying particular attention to whether existing programs are being expanded, or those companies who have never had buybacks will implement them in ... Read More »