• CLOTHING
    Clothing firm Nordstrom castigated for $425 mud-coated jeans

    A US clothing company has been mocked on social media for selling a pair of $425 (£330; €390) jeans complete with “crackled, caked-on muddy coating”. The jeans are described on Nordstrom’s website as typifying “rugged, Americana workwear” and “hard-working action”. But critics on Facebook are scathing of what the company describes as its new design […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Keywords Change for AdWords, GoDaddy Acquires Email Marketing Firm

    There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Online Marketing […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Keywords Change for AdWords, GoDaddy Acquires Email Marketing Firm

    There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Online Marketing […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics CEO Says Firm Must Learn From Crisis

    Samsung Electronics CEO Says Firm Must Learn From Crisis Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun on Tuesday said the South Korean tech giant must improve, as it reels from the costly withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Without referring directly to the failure of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s, Kwon said in […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Patent Licensing Firm Tessera to Buy Audio Equipment Maker DTS

    Patent Licensing Firm Tessera to Buy Audio Equipment Maker DTS Patent licensing company Tessera Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would buy audio equipment maker DTS Inc for about $850 million (roughly Rs. 5,697 crores) in cash. The deal will help increase the combined company’s presence in the consumer electronics, mobile, automotive and semiconductor markets. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Patent Licensing Firm Tessera to Buy Audio Equipment Maker DTS

    Patent licensing company Tessera Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would buy audio equipment maker DTS Inc for about $850 million (roughly Rs. 5,697 crores) in cash. The deal will help increase the combined company’s presence in the consumer electronics, mobile, automotive and semiconductor markets. Tessera’s offer of $42.50 per share represents a 24 percent […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple Buys Security Firm LegbaCore That Exposed Vulnerabilities in OS X

    Apple has acquired LegbaCore, a security firm that has in the past pointed out vulnerabilities in its firmware. The Cupertino-based company quietly made the acquisition last year. As part of the buyout, which was revealed by security researcher Trammell Hudson in a presentation back last month (via MacRumors), Xeno Kovah and Corey Kallenberg, two researchers […]

  • N.C.-based firm takes over P&G coupon processing

    If you look carefully at the fine print on a Procter & Gamble product coupon, you’ll see it includes this address: 2150 Sunnybrook Drive, Cincinnati OH, 45237. The address is a warehouse off Reading Road in Amberley Village. In the building, P&G processed coupons for its portfolio of brands (including Bounty, Charmin, Crest, Dawn, Downy, Febreze, […]