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Apple iPhone beware: Huawei, Oppo, BBK are closing gap in smartphone sales

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Challenger-in-chief Apple's Q3 shipments dropped 6.6 per cent annually to 43 million while, in the last 12 months, its market share had slid a point and half to 11.5 per cent. These three are the only top five vendors that have increased sales over the period, while Samsung and Apple have failed to win over customers. Apple's iPhone sales are down by 6.6 percent across the world, but declines have been steeper in the USA and China, where sales have fallen by 8.5 percent and 31 percent, ... Read More »

Samsung holds on as number one smartphone maker despite Note 7 woes

According to Daily Mail , Samsung has pegged the recall at about 85 percent from its USA market through the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refund and Exchange Program. Apple's could sell only 43 million smartphones compared to 46 million a year before, but it's share in the market went down from 13% to 11.5% in the period, closing the gap between itself and Huawei, the largest Chinese phone maker who managed to sell over 32 million smartphones in Q3 compared to 27 million in Q3 of last year. Read More »

South Korea rejects Google request to use mapping data

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South Korean laws bar exporting local mapping data including locations of military facilities to foreign companies that do not operate domestic data servers. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., operates its mapping services by exporting map data from each country to its headquarters in California and 14 data centres situated around the world including the United States and Singapore. Read More »

Apple is exploring moving iPhone production to the US

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During his campaign, Trump had promised to force American firms to move their manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., Apple included. Another source said that Foxconn boss Terry Gou "had been less enthusiastic due to an inevitable rise in production costs", adding: "Making iPhones in the US means the cost will more than double". Read More »

GM Makes its Largest Green Energy Purchase to Date

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The wind industry's trade group, on the other hand, said the final rule makes wind energy development on federal lands much less likely. "We are pleased that both the USA and Israel are committed to continuing this program on a long-term basis", said Dr. Read More »

New Google Experiment Tries To Guess What Your Crappy Drawings Are

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Quick Draw , the self learning, doodle identifying technology is starting to sweep the internet with its very amusing and enjoyable qualities. From there, you can choose between a number of new games and exercises created by programmers, artists, and even those without traditional AI and machine learning backgrounds. Read More »

Congress votes to box Trump in on Syria sanctions

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My attitude was you're fighting Syria, Syria is fighting Isis, and you have to get rid of Isis", he said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Friday. Trump has repeatedly refused to reveal anything about his strategy for defeating Daesh, saying he did not want to give the extremist group the chance to prepare for it. Read More »

Google's Allo chat app getting suggested emoji button

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Google has announced to the media today that a fresh update is making its way to Allo , the company's messaging service that brings the Google Assistant to chats. When a friend sends you a sticker from a pack you don't have yet, you can tap on that sticker to quickly download the pack. Whether you're feeling more "Watermelon" or "Sorbet", choose from a range of backgrounds to compliment your style. Read More »

The Lamborghini Huracán rear-wheel drive Spyder

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Lamborghini says its price will fall between that of the rear-wheel drive LP580-2 coupe and the all-wheel drive coupe model, meaning somewhere north of $200,000. It is then married to a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox. At 3,300 pounds, it is about 70 pounds lighter than the all-wheel driver flavor of the Huracán Spyder, and with most of that weight coming off the nose, it now rolls with a 40/60 front/rear weight distribution. Read More »

Persona 5 Officially Delayed To April For North America And Europe

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Two months is not the end of the world, but tell that to Persona fanatics who are now in the worst of moods over on Twitter where Persona 5 is currently trending worldwide. These are but the three absolute certainties that we are granted as video game fans, with yet another blow coming to the January 2017 release schedule in the form of a dagger, courtesy of Atlus USA. Read More »

Google Earth lands on VR screens

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To promote the new project, Google made a nice video showcasing how it works. I remember huddling around the computer monitor with friends shouting "go to New York City!" It gives you a peek at how lovely it all looks in rich 3D. At some point, the two could seamlessly blend into each other. Kaeser explained that the team anxious that users might feel nauseous when flying to a destination if everything in their field of view was moving. Read More »

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

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Earnings per share (ttm) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) according to Finviz Data is $-0.6. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AKS to be -80%. AK Steel Holding Corporation has been the topic of 35 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. AK Steel Holding Corporation is an integrated producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels and tubular products through its subsidiary, AK ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch games: Nintendo NX blockbuster DELAYED

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Rogers reports that the localization for bringing the Japanese-developed game to the western hemisphere was a decidedly bigger feat that Nintendo had previously anticipated. Sadly, it looks like the new open-world Zelda game may not release alongside the Switch system. We can expect to learn the launch date and what the launch games are. Read More »

Area retailers' Black Friday store hours announced

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Penney, and Macy's , are sticking with what they want to be a new tradition, kicking off the holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving Day . Of course wouldn't be Black Friday without deals on TVs! Which? tracked 178 deals on 20 types of products - and also alleges it found "numerous" examples of AO and Currys breaking Government guidelines by inflating the "was" price on products to make Black Friday deals look more substantial than they actually were. Read More »

Expect Big Nintendo Switch Game From EA

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At the UBS Global Technology Conference, Jorgensen said that EA has plans to bring one of their bigger games to the platform but that, despite this, the company isn't completely sure that the Switch will be a success. Low sales of EA's Wii U releases and the console itself caused EA, like other publishers, to rescind their support. The complete list of publishers partnering with Nintendo can be seen here. Read More »

Blocked point-after kick lifts Broncos past Saints, 25-23

They held the Saints to just 80 yards on the ground, on 21 carries. "That was one of them". Lutz came close to stepping out of bounds on the play, but after a replay review, the official determined that he did not, resulting in an 84-yard two-point return. Read More »

Samsung Rewards will earn Samsung Pay users bonuses for frequent usage

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When you have amassed a wallet full of Rewards points, you can redeem them for Samsung products, discounts on its website, a prepaid Visa card or gift cards from various retailers. Really, it sounds an bad lot like the rewards programs credit-card companies offer their customers. To sum up the entire experience, the more you spend through Samsung Pay , the more points you will earn for redemption. Read More »

Google Highlighting Inaccurate Story About Election Results

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According to The Wall Street Journal , Google said the policy would apply to fake news sites, a move that would cut them off from the world's biggest seller of pay-per-click ads and thus much of their income. He said that more must be done to block bogus information, but that determining what's blatantly wrong isn't always an easy task. The stories featured in the feeds of Facebook users are primarily selected by automated formulas called algorithms. Read More »

Amazon to spread Black Friday sales over twelve days

The only things is that you must continue to check what is on sale each day. A look at one of Amazon's fulfillment centers in Madrid, Spain, as employees work overtime for the traditional Black Friday deals past year. Black Friday is traditionally a way of clearing out old stock prior to the Christmas sales. "We're also thrilled to have over a thousand small businesses featuring in our Black Friday Sale, broadening the selection for our customers and enabling those businesses to boost ... Read More »

Anti-Trump protesters take to street for second night

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Apparently it was cordial. On Thursday, Trump traveled to Washington D.C. where he had a 90-minute discussion with President Obama in the Oval Office. Obama , who delivered some of the most emotional arguments against electing Mr. Trump ". Mrs Clinton was closer to gaining Arizona than Mr Obama , who lost by more than 9 percentage points during his two runs for president. Read More »

Facebook Use Surge Ahead Of Other Social Media

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Donald Trump professed his love of social media while campaigning in Nashua during primary season. Positive sentiment for Trump was 58 percent to Clinton's 48 percent, the firm said. The Times said it has actually added four time its normal number of new digital and print subscriptions, even after cancellations, POLITICO reported . Read More »

Many stores releasing Black Friday deals

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Like a number of other major retailers, Best Buy will give customers the opportunity to shop its deals early online . And finally, TVs. There are tons of options, including a 4K 60-inch Samsung Smart TV priced at $648, which seems like a pretty good deal to me. Read More »

Bikers help Bruce Springsteen, stranded on the side of the road

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Their plan was to ride to Manasquan and then return home to Freehold . A group from the Freehold American Legion was riding after a Veterans Day event Friday, and Dan Barkalow told The Associated Press he saw a motorcyclist up ahead near Allaire State Park in Wall Township. Read More »

MacBook Pro Repair Costs Will Break Your Heart

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The addition of the metal Apple logo on the casing means the iconic light-up Apple logo is no longer included on the MacBook Pro range. The Touch Bar will change the key set up according to the application running on the screen and will be customizable according to the user's needs. Read More »

What if Donald Trump didn't win? Samantha Bee imagines

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She continued: "The Caucasian nation showed up in droves to vote for Trump, so I don't want to hear a goddamn word about black voter turnout". Bee wasn't afraid to take the blame herself and encouraged other white people to do the same. Read More »

Snapchat will sell its Spectacles camera glasses through pop-up vending machines

Would you buy a pair of spectacles at a vending machine or do you prefer brick-and-mortar shops? The $129 video sunglasses went on sale, with no advance notice, in a bright yellow vending machine, right on the Ocean Front Boardwalk outside Snapchat's initial, but since outgrown, headquarters, a beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Microsoft selling original Xbox One bundles for £180

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Another is The Xbox One Battlefield Elite Bundle and The PlayStation 4 Ultimate Bundle, which are both getting a $50 price cut. The Xbox Project Scorpio is said to be five times more powerful than the Xbox One, and Microsoft has previously said that the system will be able to render visuals at 60 Hz, which results in a smooth gaming experience with virtually no lagging on the TV screen. Read More »

Live Election Day map shows voting issues across the US

Supreme Court decision that weakened federal oversight of states with a history of racial discrimination. Alexander said you can vote at a different polling place in the county in which you're registered, but cautioned against trying to vote in a different county. Read More »

Google brings Android Auto to 'every car' with new app

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Many people have Bluetooth-enabled stereos in their cars, and so with this update, you can have your phone automatically launch the Android Auto UI when your phone connects to your car's Bluetooth stereo. This new standalone app will allow you to do multiple things in your auto, regardless of the type of Android device you have. But there's a new update to fix all that, and now anyone running Android 5.0 or newer on their phone can download the app and use it disconnected from the auto. Read More »