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Is Apple About To Ditch Qualcomm Chips?

Is Apple About To Ditch Qualcomm Chips? The penalty imposed by Taiwan in October was Qualcomm's third since 2015, fallout from a wave of global regulatory challenges to the company's business practices. The $39 billion deal has been held up by European regulators, though, and some NXP owners are holding out for a higher price. Qualcomm shares, down 18 percent this year, were little changed in trading after the bell on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Offers Link Green 2DS Bundle for Black Friday

Nintendo Offers Link Green 2DS Bundle for Black Friday It will come bundled with an in-built copy of Ocarina of Time . In a report via Polygon , the 2DS will launch on Black Friday. This version does not include the expansion passes . Thus, this Black Friday Explorer Edition is another good reason to get the game if you haven't yet. Lastly, a special edition of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 that includes a selection of the game's soundtrack, a ste... [Full Article...]

Softbank may finally call off T-Mobile, Sprint merger negotiations

On Friday, in a board meeting with the Soft Bank of Japan, various directors conveyed doubts on giving up control over Sprint in any of the deal, as per sources. Sprint and T-Mobile have discussed a merger for years with many fits and starts, and it was unclear whether the companies will ultimately return to the table, the people said. [Full Article...]

Everything that happened at Sony's Paris Games Week conference

Everything that happened at Sony's Paris Games Week conference There isn't now a release date set for Spelunky 2 , and it's also not clear if it will remain exclusive to PS4, or if it will be available for the PC and Xbox One in time. "For now, I'll leave it to your imagination what it all means, but I will say that there are similarities between being a parent and working on a sequel". [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone Sales in China Soar After 18 Months of Decline

Apple iPhone Sales in China Soar After 18 Months of Decline Smartphone sales in China may be down 5% year-on-year, but four of the five top-selling brands saw growth in Q3, reports Canalys. The tech world is eagerly waiting for the iPhone X launch on November 3 - and that outsized focus has seemingly turned Apple's other fall 2017 release, the iPhone 8, into the ugly little sibling in the smartphone ecosystem. [Full Article...]

Microsoft up in the clouds on first-quarter earnings beat

Microsoft up in the clouds on first-quarter earnings beat The biggest contribution to this fruitful increase is given by the cloud business, as it brought $6.9 billion of the entire earnings . Collectively, Office commercial and consumer revenue grew 10% and 12%, respectively, solidifying our view that the Office transition will allow Microsoft to capture greater lifetime customer value (and ultimately greater total revenue ) out of the franchise... [Full Article...]

New service gives Amazon a Key to your house for deliveries

New service gives Amazon a Key to your house for deliveries The delivery person will place the package close to the entryway of the home and once the delivery is complete, the smart lock will relock as the delivery person exits your home. Amazon Key will be available in 37 USA cities to start - including Los Angeles and Orange counties - and Amazon says it will add more. Amazon said that, in the coming months, Amazon Key will expand to include p... [Full Article...]

Astros Stole A Base Now You Get A Free Taco

Astros Stole A Base Now You Get A Free Taco This is part of Taco Bell's sixth "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion with the Major League Baseball . And, in 2015, Taco Bell spent at least $10 million giving away free A.M. Yes, Maybin's leadoff single in the top of the 11th sparked the Astros' two-run inning that helped Houston to a 7-6 victory that tied the series at 1. [Full Article...]

Google announces Android 8.1 Developer Preview

Google announces Android 8.1 Developer Preview One is larger, more advanced, and completely redesigned-the other is smaller, more affordable, and based on previous year's designs. The above offers are available on pre-orders of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL between October 26 and October 31, 2017 on Flipkart as well as through other offline retailers like Reliance Digital, Croma and more across the country. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp might've revealed its next major new feature

WhatsApp might've revealed its next major new feature The WhatsApp allowed its users to make voice calls and also video calls, but the concept of a group calling or the conference call has never existed. Speaking about the availability of group calling, it is said to be rolled out to the users next year. As faster internet connectivity is available to the masses now, people are using video calling a lot more than ever. [Full Article...]

Verizon Expects Big Sales For Apple IPhone X This Holiday Season

Verizon Expects Big Sales For Apple IPhone X This Holiday Season The year 2017 will have Apple meeting its projected sales although it may face slight difficulties in selling this iPhone in 2018. The last time Apple announced preorder numbers for its most advanced phone, in 2014, it said it saw 4 million preorders in the first 24 hours - so the iPhone X is going to be very hard to find at launch. [Full Article...]

Lupita Nyong'o Pens Op-ed Detailing Sexual Harassment by Harvey Weinstein

Lupita Nyong'o Pens Op-ed Detailing Sexual Harassment by Harvey Weinstein Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence , George Clooney and Emma Thompson have all condemned his behaviour, while actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Cara Delevingne have also come forth with their own disturbing stories of sexual harassment by Weinstein. [Full Article...]

Dow Jones hits new intra-day high

The Dow Jones , which tracks 30 of the biggest USA listed companies, has hit new records several times over the last month on expectations of strong company profits and hopes that President Donald Trump will win backing for his tax cut plan. [Full Article...]

Wi-Fi security bug could leave just about everyone vulnerable

It's safe to say this newfound weakness poses a serious privacy risk - here are a few things you can do to protect yourself from a potential attack. Sounds great, but in practice a great many products on the CERT list are now designated "unknown" as to whether they are vulnerable to this flaw. [Full Article...]

Resident Evil 7 DLC Trailer

Resident Evil 7 DLC Trailer Also coming on that day is End of Zoe , which Capcom says features a "mysterious outdoorsman named Joe who lives along the bank of the marshes and has a chance encounter with Zoe that sets both their fates in motion". In addition, join Chris Redfield as he chases down an elusive foe in the free Not a Hero DLC , releasing December 12 alongside End of Zoe and Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gol... [Full Article...]

Facebook's new standalone VR headset: Oculus Go

Facebook's new standalone VR headset: Oculus Go The Facebook-owned VR company Oculus will be launching a standalone VR headset early next year. The other reason is that the new VR headset will work independently without requiring external connections. Premium offers for Microsoft's new VR platform now runs as much as $500 for higher-end models like the Samsung Odyssey, which is due to come out on November 6. [Full Article...]

Aston Martin DB11 Volante unveiled

Aston Martin DB11 Volante unveiled Inside, you get all the fine trappings of the DB11 coupe, plus interestingly, optional wood backing on the seats. It's lighter and more rigid than the previous model thanks to its aluminium structure borrowed from the coupe, while also featuring cleverer technology inside and out. [Full Article...]

CBC members to press Facebook's Sandberg on race issues

CBC members to press Facebook's Sandberg on race issues In response to the Russian ad buys, Facebook Chief Operating Officer said that company is hiring 4,000 new employees to oversee ads and content. Facebook says these ads focused on divisive political issues, such as immigration and gun rights, in an apparent attempt to sow discord among the USA population. [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 can activate Do Not Disturb mode automatically when driving

As you speak into the Pixel Buds , your words get translated and spoken aloud by the Pixel 2 phone in the other language. The Galaxy Note 8 comes in close, with a 94 rating, however, it isn't as impressive as the camera of the Google Pixel 2 XL . [Full Article...]

Rookie running back Leonard Fournette scores two stunning TDs in win

Rookie running back Leonard Fournette scores two stunning TDs in win Both teams are now 3-2. Fournette rushed 14 times for just 39 yards and a touchdown in the first half. Ramsey was personally responsible for two interceptions: he nabbed one on his own with an outstanding effort, then he tipped one right to Barry Church , who subsequently returned his pick for a touchdown. [Full Article...]


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