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China Unicom 2016 net profit slump 94.1%

China Unicom on March 15 released its financial report for 2016, posting consolidated revenues of CNY240.98 billion (US$36.29 billion), growing 2.4% on year, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortization) of CNY79.50 billion, down.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 17th, 2017

Daily Deals: Nintendo Switch Competition, New-Gen Console Deals, Mass Effect Andromeda

IGN have teamed up with ShopTo.net to offer readers a chance in winning a Grey version of the Nintendo Switch (UK). Help us get to 4000 likes! Like our page to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News8 hr. 15 min. ago

Internet Privacy in U.S. Could Be Overturned

A bill has been passed by the U.S. Senate that would undo privacy rules protecting users' data from being sold without their consent. The United States Senate approved a resolution on Thursday to repeal privacy rules passed in October 2016 that.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

The Witcher Book Author Doesn"t Profit From the Games

The creator of The Witcher world and characters took a lump sum instead. Andrzek Sapkowski, the creator of the Polish novels turned video games, doesn't receive royalties from the video game adaptions of his books. In an interview with Eurogame.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Tired of big companies using your data for profit? Use yours for good

A new startup wants to help you transform the simple, everyday task of shopping online into social good. Data Does Good, a company founded by two students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, lets you donate your Amazon.com shopping history a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Soon you"ll have more Adam Sandler movies to avoid on Netflix

Netflix is staying in the Adam Sandler business. The company has just struck a deal for four more Adam Sandler movies, on top of the four-film contract they already have with him. In other words, we can look forward to avoiding Adam Sander on our Net.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

This app is absolutely exploding right now and it"s all because of Snapchat

Quick: if you had to pick one app that had the-best-year-ever in 2016 what would you pick? Pokémon Go? Super Mario Run? Instagram?  How about Bitmoji? That's right, the Snapchat-owned app for making customizable emoji is, by at least one me.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10

Earlier this week, CEO of Microsoft Greater China, Alain Crozier, told China Daily that the company is ready to roll out a version of Windows 10 with extra security features demanded by China's government. "We have already developed the first version.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Western Europe Large-Format Printer Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC study provides LFP data collected directly from vendors, which forms the basis for this study's 2016 market sizing and 2017–2021 forecast. Western Europe comprises Germany, France, the U.K., Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

European Healthcare Providers" Progress in Digital Transformation: IDC Vertical Markets Survey, 2016

This IDC Survey analyzes a portion of the 2016 IDC European Vertical Markets Survey for the Western European healthcare sector. This presentation analyzes healthcare providers' digital transformation trends and the related business expectations and I.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

Seven months after Rio Olympics, Zika continues to plague babies in urban slums

The near-paranoia related to Zika leading up to the 2016 Rio Games could have been avoided by heeding the lessons of previous epidemics, argues a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

In pictures: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is coming to Canada today, March 24th. This tablet is a follow-up to the Tab S2 from 2016 and was originally unveiled during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. The Tab S3 comes with an S Pen and sports a 9.7-inc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

IDC Survey Spotlight: Who are the Preferred Partners for European Software Implementation and Integration Services?

This IDC Survey Spotlight focuses on the preferred partners of European organizations in software implementation and integration services, as highlighted in IDC's 2016 European Software Survey involving 908 respondents.Channel partners form a substan.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"s Kurt Russell Explains How Chris Pratt Is Fulfilling His Legacy

Kurt Russell is known for his iconic roles in countless movies, whether he played a badass (The Thing, Tombstone, Escape From N.Y.) or a goofball (Big Trouble in Little China, Overboard, etc.) He’s one of the very rare stars who can be cool and fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

After 21 years, Blizzard renames its Battle.net gaming service after itself

Blizzard held true to its promise to rename its Battle.net service, finally ditching the 21-year-old moniker. In an effort to unify its naming conventions, it renamed the service to simply Blizzard. The post After 21 years, Blizzard renames its Battl.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

Americans" Shift To The Suburbs Sped Up Last Year

Jed Kolko, writing for FiveThirtyEight: The suburbanization of America marches on. Population growth in big cities slowed for the fifth-straight year in 2016, according to new census data, while population growth accelerated in the more sprawling cou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

"This Is Some Black Mirror Shit" Is the Perfect Motto for 2017

Everybody knows 2016 was a weird year. But guess what: So far, 2017 is even weirder. Like dystopian, wake-me-from-this-nightmare, am-I-living-in-an-episode-of-Black-Mirror weird. We’ve got the tweets to prove it.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

VW finance arm makes record 2016 profit despite diesel scandal

Volkswagen's finance division reported record earnings last year, despite the carmaker's emissions scandal, and held out the prospect of another strong result in 2017......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence

Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

GMT to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5

Taiwan-based analog and power management (PWM) IC supplier Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) has announced plans to deal out dividends of NT$5 (US$0.16) in cash for 2016, on net profits of NT$400 million and revenues of NT$3.68 billion......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

Shanghai QST enjoys robust MEMS sensor shipments

MEMS sensor startup Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) saw its shipments jump five-fold in 2016 compared to the previous year, driven by the fast-growing market for accelerators, gyroscopes and other MEMS sensors, according to Joseph Xie, found.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017