TikTok has a new CEO

[ad_1] The company on Friday announced that it had named Shouzi Chew as CEO. He joined the company earlier this year as chief financial officer of ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese owner. He had previously been a top executive at Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, according to his LinkedIn profile. “The leadership team of Shou and Vanessa … Read more

What to expect at Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event

[ad_1] Apple (AAPL) is hosting its first event of 2021 on Tuesday and it’ll likely focus on new iPads, along with a product that’s been years in the making. The invitations for the virtual press conference sent to reporters last week included an image of colorful spirals that form the Apple logo — a picture … Read more

Blockchain: What is it, and why does it matter?

[ad_1] That hasn’t kept it from becoming a buzzword thrown around in almost every industry, from finance to shipping to fantasy football. A-list companies like Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), IBM (IBM), and Walmart (WMT) believe blockchain technology can track shipments, store data more efficiently, among other things. They aren’t alone in embracing the technology, which … Read more