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Hong Kong traders feel pinch as Apple's China charm fades

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Apple is still playing the launch of its tenth-anniversary iPhone close to the vest. Compared to the September 2015 quarter, Apple sold 2.5 million fewer iPhones during the period. However, what will is Apple Watch sales, which are up by 50 percent year-on-year meaning up to three million have been sold. Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the China Development Forum in BeijingThomson ReutersApple's third-quarter earnings results have shares trading at a record high ahead of ... Read More »

IBM Teases 330TB of Data in Palm-Sized Cartridge

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Areal recording density is the amount of information that can be stored on a given area of surface. According to The Verge , each square inch of this new tape inside the cartridge is capable of storing 201GB giving it 20 times the storage density of existing magnetic tape drives . Read More »

Microsoft to release new Xbox controllers, new wireless adapter

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These controllers are created to work with any Xbox One , and that does include the brand-new Xbox One X . If you prefer to play on PC, you will need the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 for the controller to work wirelessly. But, after all that news about the games that are lining up for the console, looks like there is a lot of love for Xbox One X . There are already nearly 80 games that are said to be compatible with Xbox One X . Read More »

PSA tightens its management grip on Opel/Vauxhall

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Synergies within the Groupe PSA, for example in purchasing and development, are set to play a major part. Opel and Vauxhall employ some 35,600 workers between them at 10 factories across Europe, around half of them at three plants in Germany. Read More »

Jon Snow finally meets Daenerys

It wasn't easy, but by the end of the episode, he managed to steer them towards an obvious alliance AND he secured dragonglass for the North. The tale of the get-together begins on the shores of Dragonstone when Snow and companion Davos step on shore walk across a scenic bridge when suddenly -DRAGON! If Jon and Tyrion can remain on the same team, the good guys may be able to defeat the impending threats. Read More »

How Hackers Broke Into US Voting Machines in Less Than 2 Hours

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According to reports, it took the hackers only minutes to expose critical physical and software vulnerabilities across different voting machines made by different companies. "The scary thing is we also know that our foreign adversaries-including Russia, North Korea, Iran-possess the capabilities to hack them too , in the process undermining principles of democracy and threatening our national security", he added. Read More »

[Report] Facebook is working on a video chat device

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And they will all be "powered by artificial intelligence", which makes us think of Messenger's M assistant and Facebook's recent acquisition of AI startup Ozlo . Adding to previous reports, Facebook would build its own voice assistant service to run the device and join Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant in the AI-helper space. Read More »

Sony Focusing on "Leveraging IP", Taking Over Anime Distributor

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Sony assessed the company's worth to be a staggering $150 million total, and the company seems ready to explore the anime market as this acquisition moves forward. "We have IP across Funimation, Aniplex, Animax and the PlayStation platform, the challenge is to connect them all organically", said chief financial officer (CFO) Kenichiro Yoshida during Sony's earnings announcement at its Tokyo headquarters. Read More »

IPhone 8 to be sold for about NT$40000

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Odey Holdings AG now owns 1,273 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $147,000 after buying an additional 273 shares in the last quarter . Still, it was the first good news for the tablet in a long, long time. Investors will be keen to see if this deceleration continues, as Apple is famous for its industry-leading margins. The business had revenue of $52.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.61 billion. Read More »

Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene defends paid cosmetic crates in PUBG monthly update notes

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Since the top two games are part of Valve , PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds really does become the number one game in a sense if you are not counting Valve-related games. The game, Battlegrounds , is sold for $30 and now is the Number 1 top-selling title on Steam. The game, which has managed to fork in more than 150 million dollars by this point, is not even technically finished yet and is only available through the world's largest digital media store, Steam, where it is available as an ... Read More »

Microsoft's Windows 10 to get eye-tracking functionality

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The work is already apace. Microsoft has released a new tool that lets you install Windows 10 S on any PC for no additional cost. Microsoft has worked closely with Tobii to enable this support, and existing devices like Tobii Dynavox PCEye Mini, PCEye Plus, EyeMobile Plus and I-series will all be supported soon. Read More »

Andromeda's BioWare Montreal merges with EA Motive

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EA has officially confirmed that BioWare Montreal is no more, and that the studio is being merged with Motive Studios, which is also located in Montreal. "Motive Studios, as you may know, is now working on a few IPs, including the mysterious Star Wars title; Star Wars in the style of Uncharted " as it goes. Read More »

Chrome's native ad blocker shows up in Android developer build

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The latest version of the Google's experimental mobile browser, Chrome Canary , includes a built-in setting that allows users to block websites from showing ads that the search giant deems to be "intrusive". The new standards define what offending ads are by how they hamper the user experience, and Google utilizes these standards to block out intrusive advertisements. Read More »

The easyJet plc (EZJ) Earns Buy Rating from Beaufort Securities

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They now have a Dollars 907 price target on the stock. Kcm Invest Advisors Limited Liability Company stated it has 9,998 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada invested in 0.08% or 1.45 million shares. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 64.29% or $0.09 from last year's $0.14 per share. PRU's profit will be $69.81M for 172.18 P/E if the $2.70 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Will Start In Late August

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Various retailers will have pre-orders, though none are named. Just a few moments ago, the official Nintendo Facebook page announced that pre-orders for the upcoming Super Nintendo Classic Edition will start to hit retailers later this month. Read More »

Kelly sworn in, Scaramucci sworn out: Darcy cartoon

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Bannon, not surprisingly, wanted Scaramucci fired , after not wanting him hired in the first place. " The Mooch lasted as communications director for only ten days! Ten!" Marine Gen. Trump reportedly initially didn't object to Scaramucci attacking Priebus and Bannon. In that interview, Scaramucci had threatened to fire the entire White House communications staff after Lizza refused to reveal the source of information he had earlier tweeted about. Read More »

Resident Evil Revelations 1 & 2 Both Receive Switch Ports

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Full of conspiracies and plot twists, Resident Evil Revelations is told in the style of a TV drama as players work to discover the location of Chris Redfield, the source of the T-Virus, and the intentions of a mysterious terrorist organization, Veltro. Read More »

Ex-Google SVP Feels Android Phones Are 'Years' Behind iPhone Photography

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Gundotra, who is mainly credited with the Google + social network although he also played a big part in evangelizing Android, opined on the how well smartphones compare to traditional DSLR cameras . "Google was crushing this 5 years ago - they had had "auto awesome" that used AI techniques to automatically remove wrinkles, whiten teeth, add vignetting, etc. Read More »

Nokia 3 Android 7.1.1 Update Release Due Next Month

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The Nokia 8 has been doing rounds in the rumour mill for quite some time now and is expected to hit the markets in the coming weeks . It also became known European price Nokia 8. The latest handset will be having the Snapdragon 835 CPU and a dual camera setup, featuring Zeis lens and a LED flash. Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are already on Android Nougat 7.1.1 build, but Nokia 3 was still on Android Nougat 7.0. Read More »

Motorola Debuts the Moto G5S and G5S Plus Mid-Range Android Smartphones

Through his Twitter account, he tweeted an image that showed the front and back of the Moto G5S Plus in different color variants. The G5S Plus retains the same metal body as the current G5 lineup but is slightly improved thanks to the anodized aluminium design that also has a water repellant nano-coating. Read More »

Monster Hunter Stories Release Date Revealed

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The game itself will be released on September 8th, 2017. It was first available on Nintendo 3DS on March 18, however, there is no news of an English localization for MHXX as of yet. Since it isn't region locked, you should give the game a go. Remember, Monster Hunter World is out in 2018 too. As a Rider, players will be tasked with collecting eggs and hatching baby monsters. Read More »

Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

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The show was found questionable by some on the grounds that it glorified suicide as a response to trauma and discouraged teens from seeking professional help. The study also found an increase in searches related specifically to thoughts about committing suicide , including "how to commit suicide ", "commit suicide " and " how to kill yourself ". Read More »

HP Showcases Z VR Backpack at SIGGRAPH 2017

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Crafted to bring the full potential of VR to-life, it is the world's most secure and manageable wearable VR PC ever created. HP unveiled a bevy of products in its Omen gaming line for this year's E3. With all the high specs, you will have to pay $3299 for the entry-level variant of the Z VR Backpack. Like it or not backpack computers are now a part of our lexicon and probably will be until VR headsets are less reliant on being tethered to a PC. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Update Patch 1.13 Is Out Now To Download

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Besides the exosuits, today's update also adds a brand new quest along with a team-up mechanic called Cross Chain that increases the number of linked attacks players can perform in battle. O Partner, My Partner can now be accepted from the Meldacio Hunter HQ after the player has completed chapter 8. The beta for the planned multiplayer mode is planned to be held on August 3 to August 8. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Ships 63.3 Million Units by June 30th, 2017

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Sony also provided a detailed analysis of the results of the Game & Network Services segment, which includes PlayStation and the PlayStation Network. For the first quarter, net income attributable to stockholders climbed to 80.9 billion yen or $722 million from last year's 21.2 billion yen. Read More »

Samsung presents LTE modem with 6CA for buffer-less video calls

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The theoretical 1.2Gbps speed is nice, but in real life you'd be lucky to get a fraction of that in North America. That's enough to download a full-length HD movie in just 10 seconds. Samsung said its new Cat.18 6CA LTE modem technology achieves up to 1.2Gbps. Samsung says its new LTE model will also support 4×4 MIMO (Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) and a higher-order 256 QAM (Quadrature amplitude modulation) scheme. Read More »

Safety Agency Expands Ford Explorer Exhaust Leak Probe

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Investigators will evaluate the cause, frequency and safety consequences of the cracks, and whether Explorers used by civilians are experiencing cracked manifolds, the agency said. The agency says it has tested multiple vehicles at its OH research centre, and made field inspections of police vehicles involved in crashes. "We want a cop to be out there at 100 percent performance level and anything that would reduce that is a concern for us and so we'll do anything we can to keep them safe", ... Read More »

Owning Surface just got easier with the new Surface Plus Program

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If you go with the least-capable Surface Pro 2017, you end up with an m3 processor, 4 GB, 128 GB storage, built-in graphics and a Standard one-year limited warranty - for $799, or $33 per month. Customers also have the option to add the Microsoft Complete extended service plan . With the Surface Plus plan, customers in the United States can now own expensive products like the Surface Laptop , Surface Pro, Surface Book and Surface studio , and pay them off with a 24-month, ... Read More »