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Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations
- April 28, 2017

Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -4.90%. A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MSFT . But revenue from its Surface family of tablet computers slumped 26 per cent from a year ago, suggesting more woes for Microsoft's hardware efforts. (more...)
Google Addresses YouTube Ad Controversy In Q1 2017 Earnings Report
- April 28, 2017

Analysts were estimating EPS of $7.40 on revenues of $24.22 billion. Google's properties' share of revenue grew much more than its partner sites during the first quarter of 2017. "That is quite an impressive achievement". Three weeks of LinkedIn's results were included in the last quarterly report, and the social network for business contributed revenue of $228 million to Microsoft's results. (more...)
Google Maps will now remember where you park Google Maps will now remember where you park
- April 27, 2017

You may never have to live through that frustrating situation again, thanks to Google. "Now, Google Maps for Android and iOS will not only help you get where you're going, but it'll help you remember where you parked once you've arrived", the company said in a statement. (more...)
Samsung unveiled new Galaxy models with larger screens and Virtual assistant Samsung unveiled new Galaxy models with larger screens and Virtual assistant
- April 25, 2017

It appears that the Korean company has big plans for their new devices because they have doubled the initial supply of the Galaxy S8 compared to the Galaxy S7. Samsung notoriously struggled with exploding batteries on its Galaxy Note 7, but it learned from its mistakes, and the Galaxy S8 should be safe to use without fire hazards. (more...)
Google's new virtual reality camera uses 17 lenses Google's new virtual reality camera uses 17 lenses
- April 25, 2017

Once the Yi Halo's 17 individual cameras finish capturing video , Jump sets to work. It can also wirelessly connect to a mobile device so you can control the camera and preview and review your videos and photos. This $16,999 camera rig has also gone through 100,000 hours of stress tests to even test the durability. As for the Jump software, which brings the 360 VR videos to life, is the core behind the new Yi Halo camera. (more...)
Qualcomm confirms the arrival of ARM powered Windows 10 laptops Qualcomm confirms the arrival of ARM powered Windows 10 laptops
- April 22, 2017

Qualcomm, in the earnings call, said that Apple suppliers - which acquire the licenses on behalf of the iPhone maker - owe about US$1 billion in licensing fees. Dell and HP have expressed interest in cellular PCs but need time to test them. Microsoft has seen less expensive devices like Chromebooks and iPads eat into sales of Windows laptops, and many of these devices run on ARM. (more...)
Imagination likely to see Apple royalties slashed, then end
- April 21, 2017

Previously Apple stopped buying cobalt and reassessed its supply chain when the process was identified with having connections to child labor in the Congo. She added that while they are nervous, they think it is very important because they believe it is where technological advances should be going. It's also found a way of producing aluminum so that the iPhone 7 enclosure uses 27 percent less of the material than the iPhone 6, while pumping out 60 percent less greenhouse gas emissions. (more...)
Sony A9 targets sports snappers with 20 fps shooting Sony A9 targets sports snappers with 20 fps shooting
- April 21, 2017

The new Alpha 9 promises blackout-free continuous shooting at up to 20fps while undertaking 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second. The cherry on top of the Alpha 9 is a new digital 35mm full-frame stacked 24.2MP CMOS sensor. ZEISS T and fluorine coatings keep glares to a minimum and make the glass dust-resistant. This all adds up to a luminance that is 2x higher than the XGA OLED Tru-Finder from the α7R II, creating a viewfinder image with a brightness level that is almost identical to ... (more...)
Lawsuit claims Bose headphones spy on customers Lawsuit claims Bose headphones spy on customers
- April 21, 2017

Perhaps the biggest hit is that the lawsuit claims Bose sends the data to a third party. MA headphone and speaker giant Bose is facing its second high-profile lawsuit in as many months, with a new case claiming the company's app secretly records audio its customers listen to and sends the data to third-party companies. (more...)
Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices
- April 21, 2017

One of the biggest limitations of Google Home, Google's voice-controlled speakerbot, was that it couldn't tell anyone apart so all your requests were centered on one Google account. To make use of support for multiple users you'll need to do the following. "Starting today, I can-and so can you ". During the training process, your "OK Google" phrases are analyzed by a neural network, which Google says can "detect certain characteristics of a person's voice". (more...)
Investors Sell Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) on Strength Following Insider Selling Investors Sell Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) on Strength Following Insider Selling
- April 21, 2017

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 14 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 7 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 1 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of NVDA. If you are reading this article on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark laws. (NASDAQ: NVDA ) by 604.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. (more...)
Bengaluru court acquits former French diplomat charged with raping his daughter Bengaluru court acquits former French diplomat charged with raping his daughter
- April 20, 2017

The judgment was delivered in the presence of Pascal Mazurier. "I am happy that justice has been done to me though it has been a long battle", Mazurier told reporters outside the court later. Mazurier, who was working in the French consulate in Bangalore when he was arrested, had always denied the charge. The Vienna convention, in which Indian and France are signatories, states that a diplomat can not be arrested or detained. (more...)
Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns
- April 19, 2017

Trump will likely be under audit for a while. Javers pressed further by asking if Trump would authorize the IRS to confirm that he remains under audit. Despite protests across the country over the weekend demanding the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns, the White House is still citing an ongoing audit to explain why the documents can't be made public. (more...)
New SUV Audi Q8 to be produced only in Bratislava New SUV Audi Q8 to be produced only in Bratislava
- April 19, 2017

AUDI IS MOVING FAST to capitalize on the booming SUV market by rolling out a model to fill the gaps in its current line-up. None too shoddy for a big lump of an SUV. The 2019 Audi Q4 will be built using Volkswagen's MQB platform, the same one that was used for the second-generation Q3. Audi Q4 SUV will be posistioned between the Audi Q3 and Q5. (more...)
Telangana hikes quota for Muslims, tribals Telangana hikes quota for Muslims, tribals
- April 19, 2017

Earlier in March, Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao had said, "We will put up the Muslim Reservation Bill in the coming Budget session itself ". The Telangana government had earlier chose to convene on April 16 a Special Assembly Session to pass legislation to increase reservation for Muslims and Scheduled Tribes, Chief Minister K. (more...)
Revamped Mercedes S-Class to hit showrooms in July
- April 19, 2017

Much of Mercedes' recent growth has come on the back of the compact cars, which have fattened Benz's global sales curve by more than two million cars since 2012. You can find out more details about the new Mercedes Concept A Sedan over at Mercedes Benz at the link below. 7 different designs of alloys are on offer, can be chosen from 17 inches to 20 inches. (more...)
'Fate of the Furious' on track for biggest global opening ever
- April 16, 2017

Fans are turning out in record numbers around the world to see The Fate of the Furious, as Friday's global gross brought in $112.1 million to Universal Pictures , the highest-grossing Friday of all time for the film studio. That film added an estimated $5 million to its total Friday , enough to place it in third heading into the weekend. Variety reports that Fate Of The Furious may be the second highest launch in the series' history but may find it hard to beat the earnings of its ... (more...)