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iPhone 7 was the best-selling phone worldwide in the first few months of the year

Android and iOS continue to dominate the market -- and in fact, are pushing out other operating systems like Windows Phone, according to a new report. The report also noted that the Apple iPhone 7 was the highest-selling phone in Q1. The post iPhone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 17th, 2017

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future. The post Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 min. ago

Startup veteran founder/investor Wendy Tan White joins BGF Ventures

 If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it’s these. The first is there is still a small number of European entrepreneurs who have built products and scaled and exited and then went on to become investors, relative.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News31 min. ago

Company builder Entrepreneur First hires ex-Yahoo and Googler as new London head

 EF is announcing a “strengthening and restructuring” of its leadership team as it focuses on scaling its programmes in London and Singapore. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News31 min. ago

Tesla expands borrowing capacity as it works to launch Model 3

Tesla boosted its ability to borrow for the second time in about six months, as CEO Elon Musk spends heavily to bring his cheapest electric car yet to market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News31 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News47 min. ago

Hands-on: AMD"s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be a graphics card made for science (specifically, workstations), but gamers are just as eager to see what it says about the consumer version. The company’s already made a splash this year with its Ryzen.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

The iPad Pro: Now a true photographer’s tool

When Apple released the first 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I wondered if it was finally an iPad that photographers could embrace without also getting an armful of tradeoffs. The answer was: almost (see “How the iPad Pro stacks up as a photographer’s to.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Getac Technology holds rosy outlook for 2H17

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2017 to grow over 20% from the first half, according to company chairman James Hwang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital spending in 2017......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

UK"s first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 15 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Recapping the first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen

 Last week we hosted our first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen, the hardware capital of the world. We were delighted to welcome thousands of attendees to the event, which included a host of top tech industry names, exciting up-and-coming star.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

 London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Transformers’ struggles while ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong

Michael Bay's fifth installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, has the weakest debut of the series so far, but still manages to win the box office its first weekend in theaters. The post Box office hits and misses: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 39 min. ago

Article: Digital Nears Tipping Point for Daily Media Time in Western Europe

eMarketer expects that digital will draw the largest share of adults’ time spent with media in France and Germany for the first time in 2017. And in the UK, digital will come close to attracting a majority share of total media time......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 39 min. ago

Takata files for bankruptcy, agrees to be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago