Daily Archive: October 8, 2018

Facebook Launches Portal Video Calling Devices

By PYMNTS Facebook announced Monday (Oct. 8) the launch of the Portal and Portal+, its voice-activated communication devices for the home. In a press release, the social media giant said that artificial intelligence will...

MYOB Targeted For $1.2B Acquisition

By PYMNTS Shares in Australia-based small business cloud accounting software company MYOB jumped as much as 20 percent Monday (Oct. 8) following reports it is considering a takeover offer by private equity firm KKR...

Suns fire GM McDonough on eve of season

12:44 PM ET The Phoenix Suns announced Monday they have fired general manager Ryan McDonough, a little more than a week before the start of the NBA season. “Over the course of the season,...

Smart, Smith fined for preseason altercation

12:52 PM ET A scuffle broke out between the Celtics and Cavaliers on Saturday night, leading Boston’s Marcus Smart to shove Cleveland guard JR Smith and say afterward, “Whatever happens happens. JR knows where...