Services Growth Slows in U.S., as Asia Activity Picks Up

U.S. services companies reported slower growth last month and Asian economies recorded robust expansion, while Europe worsened amid rising coronavirus cases and fresh pandemic restrictions, according to purchasing-managers surveys. Data firm IHS Markit said Wednesday that its U.S. services index was 54.8, the slowest growth in three months and down from 58.4 the prior month.…Continue Reading

Amazon Web Services launches appeal after losing $12m AWS trademark war in China to local biz Actionsoft

Amazon hopes to overturn a ruling in China that not only banned it from using its AWS acronym and logo in the Middle Kingdom but also ordered the US giant to pay Chinese cloud outfit ActionSoft $12m for trademark infringement. “Amazon Web Services invented cloud services and made it popular around the world under the…Continue Reading

Telegram to add paid services in 2021

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced yesterday that the app will start introducing paid services in 2021 to cover the cost of its increasing number of users. Messaging features on Telegram will still be free Fret not, the messaging features that Telegram users are enjoying right now will remain free permanently. Durov stated in his Telegram channel…Continue Reading

Best email services of 2020: paid, free and business providers

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock / Belozersky) If you’re looking for the best email service providers around today, you’ve come to the right place.Getting hold of the best email service providers today can be easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google, Microsoft or…Continue Reading

Ambulance services nearing ‘breaking point’ receive federal aid

Private ambulance companies will receive a sizable sum of federal aid after riding along the edge of a fiscal cliff since the beginning of the pandemic, putting the nation’s ability to respond to 911 calls at risk.The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that it would provide $24.5 billion from the Provider…Continue Reading

Google services outage: Gmail, YouTube and Docs temporarily down

prima91 – stock.adobe.com Google’s services suffered unexpected downtime on 14 December 2020. Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, the Android Play Store and its maps service all affected Published: 14 Dec 2020 13:09 Google’s services suffered some unexpected downtime around midday today. Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, the Android Play Store and its maps service all took a…Continue Reading

Google services including Gmail, YouTube restored after suffering an outage

Brett Molina, USA TODAY Published 7:52 a.m. ET Dec. 14, 2020 | Updated 10:25 a.m. ET Dec. 14, 2020CLOSEHaving trouble accessing Gmail, YouTube or other Google products? It’s not just you.Several Google services were down Monday morning but have since been restored, according to Google.According to reports on Down Detector, a site that tracks service outages,…Continue Reading

Evergrande Services Unit Kicks Off Downsized $2B Hong Kong IPO

Evergrande’s IPO of its property management should help the developer pay down debt Evergrande Property Services Group Ltd has announced the details of its proposed listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange, with the public offering to take place from Monday to Thursday this week. The company, a property management services spin-off of mainland developer…Continue Reading

Google Play Services preps to sync Wi-Fi passwords between Android and Chrome OS

This week, those enrolled in the Google Play Services beta received an update to version 20.45, which includes work to sync Wi-Fi passwords between your Android phone to your Chromebook. About APK Insight: In this “APK Insight” post, we’ve decompiled the latest version of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Store. When we…Continue Reading