Slack Files for Public Offering, Joining Silicon Valley’s Stock Market Rush

Supported by Slack Files for Public Offering, Joining Silicon Valley’s Stock Market Rush ImageStewart Butterfield, Slack’s chief executive, has long indicated that he planned to take the company public.CreditCreditBeck Diefenbach/Reuters By Erin Griffith Feb. 4, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Slack, a workplace messaging company, said Monday that it had confidentially filed paperwork for an initial […]


Microsoft blames constrained chip supplies for PC market slowdown

Dan Baker/Digital Trends Despite a strong second quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, Microsoft’s earnings were weighed down by a slowing PC market. Microsoft reported a 5 percent decline year-over-year in revenue of its Windows license to manufacturing partners, suggesting that PC makers aren’t selling as many PCs as anticipated. This slowdown, the company explained, […]


India’s smartphone market grew by 10% in 2018, bucking global slowdown

As smartphone shipments drop globally and in most individual markets, including the U.S. and China, at least one region is reporting an unusual, growing appetite for handsets: India. About 145.2 million smartphone units shipped in India in 2018, a 10 percent year-over-year growth over the 132 million smartphones units that shipped in 2017, according to Counterpoint. […]


Here are the best selfie cameras on the market, according to DxOMark

Julian Chokkatu/Digital Trends DxOMark Image Labs tests and ranks cameras and smartphones — and now, front-facing cameras too. On Tuesday, January 22, DxOMark announced the new Selfie scoring category, ranking a smartphone’s front-facing camera. The new category comes with the first dozen smartphones scored in the category, a list that’s headed up by the Google […]