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Amazon Discounts its Fire Tablet Bundle an Additional $27.98 With This Code - Deal Alert

Through this Saturday, sink the 16GB Fire Tablet bundle's already discounted price to just $59.99 using the code FIREBUNDLE at checkout -- a significant deal considering its typical $107.97 value. The bundle includes the latest 16GB Fire 7" Table.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailMar 15th, 2017

Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company"s ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.Google Cloud Plat.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News2 min. ago

Microsoft 3Q17: Cloud, Office, Windows strong, Surface slumps

Phone revenue is basically wiped out. (credit: Julien GONG Min) In its third quarter of its 2017 financial year, Microsoft posted revenue of $22.1 billion, up 8 percent year-on-year, with an operating income of $5.6 billion, up 6 percent on a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 min. ago

Apple may launch a person-to-person payment service this year

Mobile payments are nothing new, but Apple may try its hand on a service that takes a note from Venmo. Mobile payments are nothing new, with the likes of Apple, Samsung, and even LG putting their own spin on phone-based wallets, but Apple may h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News26 min. ago

Acer equips its gaming arsenal with a 4K HDR monitor and student-savvy laptops

Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News54 min. ago

Verizon 1Q17 Earnings Performance: Rocky Start to 2017

On April 20, 2017, Verizon released its 1Q17 earnings report. The company reported revenue of $29.8 billion, a decline of 7.3% over 1Q16 revenue. The company's adjusted EPS has also declined YoY from $1.06 in 1Q16 to $0.95 in 1Q17. However, excluding.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Inside Formula E’s push for ever-better electric motors with Andretti and TE Connectivity

Even a tiny difference in the position of a sensor can make all the difference. Enlarge (credit: LAT Images / Formula E via Getty Images) Now in its third season, Formula E has yet to shake some of its detractors. Sure, the batteries in each.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Microsoft Surface revenue falls by 26 percent

Microsoft's third quarter earnings are mostly rosy -- except when it comes to sales of its Surface laptops. The company reports that Surface revenues fell 26 percent compared to last year, reaching $831 million down from $1.1 billion. I.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

The FCC doesn"t care what you think about net neutrality

By now, you've probably heard what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has in store for the internet in the United States. If not, here's the short version: Pai wants to strip the internet of its current status as a "common carrier" until Title.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Acer flaunts improved Swift, Switch laptops during its Next event

On Thursday, Acer held its 2017 Next@Acer event, where it introduced a number of new and updated products. In terms of PCs, Acer was focused on making things thinner without sacrificing performance or capabilities. The post Acer flaunts improved Swif.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Director David Fincher might team up with Brad Pitt again for ‘World War Z’ sequel

Oscar-nominated director David Fincher, who helmed Seven, The Social Network, and Gone Girl, is reportedly finalizing a deal to direct the sequel to 2013's zombie thriller World War Z. It would reunite him with Brad Pitt. The post Director David Finc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Snag a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage for only $265 on Amazon

Right now you can score one of the most popular gaming systems at a great price. This Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage normally retails for $300 but is currently discounted to just $264 on Amazon, saving you $35 or 12 percent. The post Sna.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Recode: The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple sources familiar with the talks. The service would allow iPho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

14% off iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner - Deal Alert

Roomba 960 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging itself after working for up to 75 minutes, and then resuming until the job is done. Featuring the revolutionary AeroForce Cleaning System, Roomba 960 d.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Amazon sees strong AWS growth in Q1 results

Amazon Web Services, the jewel in the company's crowd, fared well — despite a brief outage during the quarter......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

How to fix the blockchain ‘fail whale’ problem

 If you’ve spent any time on the internet over the past several years, you’re no doubt familiar with the “fail whale” that plagued Twitter in its formative years. Users would log in, only to be shown a graphic of a whale.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Amazon blows past earnings expectations

 Amazon reported first quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The company shattered earning expectations, reporting $1.48 per share, when Wall Street was expecting $1.12. Net income stood at $724 million. Revenue came in at $35.71 billion,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Watching Someone Make a Camera Lens From Scratch Explains Why No One Makes Camera Lenses From Scratch

The next time you complain about spending thousands of dollars on a precision camera lens, stop and think about all the all hard work that went into its design and creation. As camera maker Mats Wernersson reveals, were you to make a lens yourself, y.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Facebook finally lets creators claim ad revenue when their videos are stolen

Facebook is cracking down on video pirates. The social network updated its policy on Thursday to allow original creators to claim any ad revenue made when other users steal their videos for clicks — a practice known as "freeboating."  SEE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October

Reader Krystalo writes: Google today announced the second step in its plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure in Chrome. Starting in October 2017, Chrome will mark HTTP sites with entered data and HTTP sites in Incognito mode as non-secure. With th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago