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Posts by Gregg Kell

Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja is retiring

At the hind end of Tesla’s earnings call today, Elon Musk threw a surprise chip of story: the company’s CFO, Deepak Ahuja, will be retiring. ” There is no good time to make this change ,” said Ahuja, but have also pointed out that after two back-to-back productive one-quarters , now might be the most…

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Apple’s battery cases return for the iPhone XS and XR

There’s no deficit of iPhone cases out there, of course. But for those who utterly must have Apple’s stamp on their supplementaries, the company simply put a got a couple of official accusing events for its last round of handsets — the XS, XS Max and XR. The occasions, first spotted by MacRumors, maintain a…

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AT&T is lying to customers with 5G marketing

After a recent update some AT& T telephones now have a 5G E icon. This icon ousts the one marked the phone is running on a 4G network. But here’s the thing: The phone is still on a 4G structure. AT& T has played these plays before, too. This nonsense is a marketing ploy by…

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Several top Pandora executives, including CEO Roger Lynch, will leave after its acquisition by SiriusXM

Pandora announced today that shareholders have approved its $3.5 billion buy by SiriusXM. After the deal shuts, several key Pandora managers will leave, including CEO Roger Lynch, general counsel Steve Bene, CFO Naveen Chopra, and chief human resources officer Kristen Robinson. SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer will extend the combined company. Pandora and SiriusXM announced the…

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Sony posts strong music earnings, as gaming business disappoints

Sony posted record quarterly earnings this week on the strength of very strong music profits. Those numbers were catapulted thanks to the company’s $2.3 billion acquisition of EMI as part of an ever-consolidating music industry. The electronics giant’s operating profit rose to $3.46 billion for the quarter — up from $3.21 billion a year prior,…

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Pokémon GO creator Niantic closes $190M funding round

Mobile AR gaming startup Niantic has closed a $190 million round of funding according to newly filed SEC docs. The filing comes after a WSJ report last month suggested the company was in the process of closing a $200 million raise from investors, including IVP, aXiomatic Gaming and Samsung, at a $3.9 billion valuation. The…

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Sony adds Alexa to its noise-canceling headphones

Just imagine, a pair of noise-canceling headphones without a smart assistant on-board. What is this, 2017? Thankfully, Sony used its CES press conference today to announce that it’s finally addressing its well-received WH-1000XM3’s lack of Alexa. The headphones will be getting Amazon’s smart assistant via a firmware update at some point during the first quarter…

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