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Global tablet shipments to dip below 40 million in 1Q17

For the first time in almost five years, global quarterly tablet shipments will dip below 40 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 14th, 2017

Apple’s iPad gains drag-&-drop and a Finder-like file system

Apple leads the mobile enterprise and consumers, prosumers, and enterprise users all have high hopes for its iPads, but one thing we haven’t yet had is support for drag-&-drop between apps on the tablet.Things have changed Independent develope.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

A $256 million court victory, but "I still lost"

Ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn won big in his case against his lender, but says he's still out "the eight years I spent fighting for my reputation and my name.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Seven Science Journals Have A Dog On Their Editorial Board

An anonymous reader writes: A professor of health policy at Australia's Curtin University got seven different science journals to put his dog on their editorial board. The dog is now associate editor for the Global Journal of Addiction & Rehabilitati.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Elvis Presley’s private jet just sold for well below its estimated auction price

Elvis Presley's 1962 Lockheed Jetstar aircraft was just sold at auction. It was customized by the King of Rock & Roll himself, and includes paperwork proving its provenance. The final price was below the multi-million dollar estimate. The post Elvis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Elvis Presley’s private jet sells for well below estimated auction price

Elvis Presley's 1962 Lockheed Jetstar aircraft was just sold at auction. It was customized by the King of Rock & Roll himself, and includes paperwork proving its provenance. The final price was below the multi-million dollar estimate. The post Elvis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

IT Crash Causes British Airways To Cancel All Flights

An anonymous reader quotes CNBC: British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates, Others Ante Up Another $30 Million To Change.org the World

theodp writes: Fortune reports that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is "leading a $30 million funding round in Change.org, a for-profit petition and fundraising website focused on social and political change." Joining Hoffman in this round, as well.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

A Third of the Nation"s Honeybee Colonies Died Last Year

A third of the honeybees in the United States were lost over the last year, part of a decade-long die-off experts said may threaten our food supply. USA Today reports: The annual survey of roughly 5,000 beekeepers showed the 33% dip from April 2016 t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

DRAM Price Surge Continues

Global DRAM sales reached record heights in the first quarter, thanks to a 30 percent increase in the average contract price of PC DRAM modules, according to DRAMeXchange......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Watch us play the Nintendo Switch "Arms" Global Testpunch

When Nintendo announced Splatoon for the Wii U, gamers weren't quite sure what to make of it. The idea of a competitive shooter from Nintendo was so bizarre, it was kind of hard to assess from a distance -- so the company invited player.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Qualcomm pays BlackBerry $940 million in royalty spat

Qualcomm hasn't been very successful with its licensing practices. It's gotten into trouble in South Korea for charging phone makers over an "unnecessarily broad set of patents" It has also been dealing with lawsuits from the FTC a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years

The number of workers in the so-called gig economy will grow substantially in the coming years, according to a study by Intuit and Emergent Research. By 2021, the study finds, 9.2 million people are going to be working the frontline jobs at companies.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Qualcomm’s settlement with BlackBerry has reached a whopping $940 million

A court awarded BlackBerry a $940 million judgment in a lawsuit against Qualcomm, which is accused of abusing its dominant market position to extract pricey royalties from smartphone manufacturers. The post Qualcomm’s settlement with BlackBerry.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Dealmaster: Memorial Day deals like $350 off a Dell Inspiron 15 and more

Plus savings on dash cams, smart TVs, monitors, smart vacuums, and more. Greetings, Arsians! Below are the best Memorial Day Deals on computers, electronics, TVs and more found by our partners at TechBargains. Act fast as stock is limited.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Nokia 9 appears on Geekbench with Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM

While we’ve yet to see any of the Nokia-branded phones HMD Global announced at MWC arrive in Canada — or, for that matter, many other parts of the world — that hasn’t stopped the company from starting development on a new devi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

For one new fund, the question isn’t which corporate backer, but why not 10?

 Engage Ventures is a new, Atlanta-based accelerator fund for early-stage deals. It isn’t managing a ton of money — it just closed on $15 million for its debut effort — but it does have some interesting financial backers. Unlik.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

New World Threats Prompt Navy to Review Frigate Design

A planned $143 million review of the Navy’s future frigate design was prompted by a changing threat environment that will require the ship to complete... A planned $143 million review of the Navy’s future frigate design was prompted b.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty launch in Sri Lanka

LONDON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, Not Africa

New analysis of ancient fossils could upend decades of thinking on when the last common ancestor of humans and chimps lived. Even more surprising, humans may have originated in Europe rather than in Africa. The post 7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indi.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Despite a million-dollar Indiegogo, camera firm Panono 360 goes bankrupt

The company behind the 36-lens 360 camera that you toss in the air has filed for bankruptcy, with backers still without a camera. The company says it is working with interest investors to keep the camera going. The post Despite a million-dollar Indie.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017