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Gemtek reports strong earnings for 2016

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has reported net profits of NT$567 million (US$18.57 million) for 2016, up 174% from a year earlier. EPS for 2016 stood at NT$1.89......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Netflix binge-watching drops 10 percent thanks to the solar eclipse

This week's rare celestial event was enough to get significant numbers of US Netflix users out of the house. Sometimes what's going on outside even beats House of Cards for entertainment value: Netflix reports that its viewing figures were.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

iPhone 8"s 3D Face Scanner Will Work In "Millionths of a Second"

According to a report by the Korea Herald, Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will ditch the fingerprint identification in favor of 3D face recognition, which will work "in the millionths of a second." PhoneArena reports: The Samsung Galaxy series were among.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

About 87 percent of active Apple iPhone and iPad devices run iOS 10

Apple's latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 10, has been out since September 2016. In the 10 months since then, 87 percent of active iOS devices have adopted the new software. The post About 87 percent of active Apple iPhone and iPad d.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

Microsoft Sets Dynamics Marketing Expiration Date for May 2018

Last October, Microsoft told its Dynamics 365 and CRM ecosystem it would stop offering new customer contracts for Microsoft Dynamics Marketing (MDM) in November 2016. On Aug. 18, 2017, the Redmond, Wash.-based vendor took this a step further and an.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

Markforged announces two 3D printers that produce items as strong as steel

 Markforged, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Boston, has just announced two new models – the X3 and the X5. Both of these printers are designed to create carbon-fiber infused objects using a standard filament printing system and both ca.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

A 500GB Samsung 850 Evo is $150 today

Amazon has a deal today on one of our longtime favorite solid-state drives: The 500GB Samsung 850 Evo is available for $150. While that’s definitely not the lowest price we’ve seen—during the 2016 holiday season, you could get one for about.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Proposed bill targets sexual harassment in venture capital industry

 Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) plans to introduce a new bill, SB 224, to explicitly prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson’s bill comes in light of numerous reports from female founders alleging se.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 18 min. ago

‘Attack on Titan’ game sequel will cover the anime series’ second season

With the second season of the Attack on Titan show now broadcast, Omega Force is working on a sequel to its 2016 game by the same name. It will follow the events of the second season and introduce new gameplay mechanics. The post ‘Attack on Tit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 34 min. ago

8th Gen Intel Core news: Mobile quad-cores confirmed, desktop rumors stay strong

Now that Intel has revealed its four old-is-new 8th Gen CPUs for laptops, here's all the remaining 8th Gen Intel Core news you can sip. We cover desktop CPUs, their speeds, and new features based on Intel's Coffee Lake design. The post 8th Gen Intel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

Now THAT"S what we call a proper test!

It's a few decades back, and this company has finally decided its disaster recovery plan needs a backup generator to keep the data center going if all power is lost, reports a pilot fish there."The solution was to have a generator, located in a se.....»»

Category: data_miningSource:  cwRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

8th Gen Intel Core news: Mobile quad-cores confirmed, desktop rumors remain strong

Now that Intel has revealed its four old-is-new 8th Gen CPUs for laptops, here's all the remaining 8th Gen Intel Core news you can sip. We cover desktop CPUs, their speeds, and new features based on Intel's Coffee Lake design. The post 8th Gen Intel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

Rick and Morty: "The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy" Review

Jerry finally took the spotlight this week as Rick dragged his ex-son-in-law on a cosmic adventure. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. There's a strong case to be made for the idea that Jerry is the best character in Rick and Morty......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

Ligitek expected to turn profitable in 2017

LED packaging service provider Ligitek Electronics suffered net losses for six consecutive years from 2011 to 2016 but its business in 2017 is expected to swing to profitability......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

50,000 Users Test New Anti-Censorship Tool TapDance

The CBC reports: What if circumventing censorship didn't rely on some app or service provider that would eventually get blocked but was built into the very core of the internet itself? What if the routers and servers that underpin the internet -- inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Xbox One X pre-orders are now open

Microsoft kicks off Gamescom by revealing two new special edition additions to the Xbox One family. In a move that was anticipated by many, Microsoft has started strong at this year’s Gamescom by launching pre-orders for the upcoming Xbo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

 Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

ICE: We don’t use stingrays to locate undocumented immigrants

Letter adds that, even when you’re targeted via stingray, you can still call 911. Enlarge / Thomas Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seen here during a February 2016 Senate hearing. (credit: Al Drago/CQ Roll C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers

A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday's planned "free speech" rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

New Star Wars film might include Princes Harry and William

Even princes want to be Jedi.  Princes Harry and William got significantly closer to that dream with a Star Wars set visit in 2016, and John Boyega confirmed Friday that they did indeed film a cameo — and that they weren't the only visitor.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Android O Is Officially Launching August 21

Android O is set to arrive on August 21, with a livestreamed unveiling event timed for 2:40 PM ET in NYC -- which is roughly when the maximum solar eclipse is set to occur for New York. TechCrunch reports: Android O will get a full reveal at that tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017