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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

Twitter struggles to boost monthly user growth, shares fall

Twitter reported 328 million average monthly active users for the second quarter ended June 30.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Nissan posts 13% drop in Q1 profit on higher expenses, incentives

Nissan posted a 13 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as a rise in marketing and selling expenses, including incentives, offset a rise in global vehicle sales......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

KKR to acquire auto assets from S. Korea"s LS Group for $943 million

Corporate buyout firm KKR said it agreed to buy auto parts and materials businesses from South Korea's LS Group for 1.05 trillion won ($943 million)......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Book – Laptop Performance in a Powerful Tablet

Samsung’s Galaxy Book is available in two sizes that can give you enough computer power and performance to consider replacing your laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

Corsair"s majority shares acquired by EagleTree Capital

£403 million payout for former owner......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  bit-techRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

India smartphone shipments fall for the first time, says Canalys

India's smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history, as shipments to the country fell 4% on year to just under 27 million units in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung continued to lead the market, with a 25% share, followed by Xiao.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

UMC expects flat 3Q17

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the third quarter of 2017. The guidance is lower than market watchers' estimates of 5-10% sales growth......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Foxconn increases server production in southwestern China, says Nikkei

Foxconn Electronics' China-based subsidiary HongFuJin Precision Electronics (Guiyang) set up a server factory in Quizhou Province, southwestern China, at an investment CNY350 million (US$51.7 million) in 2015, and starting production in March 2016......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period came to NT$1.04......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Article: India"s Feature Phone Sector Braces for Reliance Jios" Entry

Feature phones remain prevalent in India despite declining shipments. Mobile service disruptor Reliance Jio plans to funnel consumers lacking smartphones to its data plans by launching a free 4G-capable feature phone......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

Article: eMarketer Predicts KakaoTalk Users Will Reach 31 Million in South Korea

eMarketer expects 31.2 million people in South Korea will access messaging service KakaoTalk at least monthly this year. But the app is branching out beyond mobile messaging......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Damages For Processor Patent Infringement

MojoKid writes from a report via Hot Hardware: Apple has been ordered to feed a recognized patent troll hundreds of millions of dollars for infringing on a patent that has to do with technology built into its A-series mobile processors. Initially App.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

UAW hires outside counsel to lead internal investigation

UAW President Dennis Williams said independent, outside counsel would lead an internal investigation into allegations that union officials were illegally funneled $1.2 million by FCA's former labor chief......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Holiefield, future wife received $1.2 million from worker training funds, indictment says

While the UAW's General Holiefield negotiated with FCA at the bargaining table, he and his future wife were living luxuriously with money that was supposed to help train workers, prosecutors charged......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 14 min. ago

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world"s workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on teaching new jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

Using a blockchain doesn’t exempt you from securities regulations

A $150 million Ethereum crowdfunding project broke the law, SEC says. Enlarge / Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. (credit: Techcrunch) The DAO, a blockchain-based organization created last year, was supposed to demonstrate the potential of Bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 14 min. ago

ST Prepares for ToF Sensor Product Ramp

Shipments of company's time of flight sensors, rumored to be included in iPhone 8, have surpassed 300 million and ST is increasing capex for the remainder of the year......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Google Challenges Canada’s Global Blocking Injunction in the US

In June, the Supreme Court of Canada ordered Google to remove a company's websites from its search results all over the world, not just in Canada. With options to appeal exhausted in Canada, this week Google filed for an injunction in the United Stat.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 14 min. ago

Apple must pay $506M for infringing university’s patent

University of Wisconsin may collect $4.35 apiece for millions of iPads and iPhones. Enlarge / Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will be able to collect more than $500 million in royalties on Apple products that used the A7, A8, and A8X chips......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 30 min. ago

Hold the phone: Apple owes the University of Wisconsin $506 million for patent infringement

Apple has gotten itself into a bit of a pickle.  U.S. District Court Judge William Conley pounded the gavel on Monday ordering Apple to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). This court order adds $272 million to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago