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PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

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Sony has not adjusted their fiscal year 2017 forecast for the PS4, meaning they still expect to ship 18 million units by the end of March 31, 2017. Meanwhile, its video game business in the first quarter saw profit fall by almost half amid a lack of strong software releases and last year's price cut on the PlayStation 4 home console. Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 sales will be strong, says CEO

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Consumers continued to purchase current and previous generation iPhone models , snatching up more than 41 million handsets in the third quarter. Revenue for the serviced division, which includes the App Store, Apple News and iCloud storage, was a record $7.26bn, an increase of more than 21%. Read More »

Smartphone Sales Slip as Top Vendors Consolidate Market Share

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The IDC survey showed South Korean giant Samsung maintaining the top spot by delivering some 79.8 million handsets for a 23.3% market share. OPPO is fourth but has recorded the highest increase, jumping from 18 million units in 2016 to 29.5 million units in the same quarter this year. Read More »

Battlefield 1 CTE Hits PS4 & Xbox One, Is a 40+GB Download

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The console CTE is only available for North America and the European Union at this time, though it may branch into new regions at a later date. Battlefield 1 itself, meanwhile, is available on PS4, Xbox One , and PC. There is, however, a requirement for anyone who is interested in participating in the test environment. DICE took a break from the expansion maps to ensure the console CTE would run smoothly, but they will begin rotating through each new map again shortly. Read More »

IPads score an year over year sales growth in 2016-17

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The quarter from April through June is traditionally soft for Apple as the tech market waits in anticipation for the launch in September of the new models of iPhones. "Investor focus over the next two quarters should be on the iPhone 8 cycle", KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts said in a note to investors earlier this month. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Upgrades Rating On Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

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This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) was raised too. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 1,266 shares of the company's stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 248 shares in the last quarter. Westpac Corporation owns 9,519 shares. Read More »

A decent weather week ahead

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For Aug. 3, it's 99 degrees, recorded in 1952. Of course, that could change, as weather forecasts often do. There's another 30 percent chance for precipitation in the afternoon. But if you're hoping for the off-chance the predictions will be wrong, bad news: It's about certain the high won't dip below 100. To understand why the temperature this week is dropping somewhat, understand that the English language is a sometimes imperfect vessel with which to convey meaning, thus, leaving us to ... Read More »

New Google Earth Voyager feature available on iOS

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The latest version of the 3D world-exploration tool has been overhauled, bringing a number of new features to iPhone and iPad users. Google Earth is where I turn to for travel ideas. Apart from the much-awaited architectural compatibility, Google Earth features a redesign with updated and several new flagship features. Feeling Lucky? Roll the dice and see where the world takes you. Read More »

Google's Duo video calling app is smarter than before

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It started as a video calling app with a unique spin and allowed users to see the caller's video even before answering the call. It will be more interesting to see how this Truecaller video calling feature will catch Indian users. To make an audio call just slide the button to audio and it will set that as the default option on the app. It is recommended that an updated version of both the app is installed so that there is no issue. Read More »

IPhone sales flat as new model approaches

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Apple has been looking at other markets it can operate in to expand its main revenue drivers beyond the iPhone , which made up $24 billion of Apple's $45 billion revenue in Q3 2017 - 53% of Apple's sales. "Chinese consumers increasingly favor Chinese brands, and Apple is no longer as fashionable in China as it was", said Neil Mawston, an analyst at Strategy Analytics analyst. Read More »

Microsoft accidentally reveals its own iPad Touch Cover

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It has been a while since the documents were originally published so it's unclear when Microsoft is planning to release this Touch Cover for the iPad because it hasn't done that so far. What we do know, however, is that the keyboard contains a battery, indicating that the keyboard connects to the iPad via a Bluetooth connection and likely not the iPad Pro's magnetic accessory connector. Read More »

Dragon Quest XI Is Selling Incredibly Quickly in Japan

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The 3DS, on the other hand, has crossed 23 million units sold, a hugely impressive number, especially given that it is that it is the third highest selling system of all time in the country. Last week's release of Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age in Japan proved that the franchise is still a behemoth of sales in its homeland. Read More »

Which Way Traders Signposts Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stocks?

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The stock increased 2.29% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $63.07. Its down 9.94% from 22.47M shares previously. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. First Eagle Management Ltd Liability Corp has 1,800 shares. Hsbc Public Limited Liability holds 0.07% or 1.39M shares. The Netherlands-based Kempen Cap Mngmt Nv has invested 0.35% in Apartment Investment and Management Co (NYSE:AIV). Read More »

After Struggles, The Kickstarter-Funded Unsung Story Loses Its Developer

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Shortly after Playdek posted their final update on their involvement with Unsung Story , the CEO of Little Orbit posted a new update to put the minds of backers at ease. "They believe strongly the game can be an wonderful Tactics RPG, and they are excited to carry on and bring Matsuno's story to life", the company said. Read More »

Samsung heir testifies in corruption trial

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Lee's detention warrant expires on August 27, and if the court does not reach a decision before that time, he will stand trial without physical detention. She is also accused of having allowed Ms. Choi, who had no official role or security clearance, to have had his say in the affairs of the government. Read More »

LAZIO - Morrison loan bid from Birmingham turned down

However should he sign for Leeds, Flint would end up filling in for Kyle Bartley who will not be heading back to Elland Road after his great loan spell at the club last season. But this now opens the door for Flint to leave the club and two of Bristol City's Sky Bet Championship rivals have now made moves to try and sign him. Read More »

Unlimited Plans Slowing Down AT&T, Verizon

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OpenSignal has published its regular look at wireless network performance and found that 4G speeds dropped for both AT&T and Verizon since those carriers rolled out unlimited data plans in February - dramatically in Verizon's case. All four major carriers saw gains in availability, though, with Sprint registering the biggest improvement. T-Mobile became the first carrier to pass the 90 percent mark for 4G availability, topping Verizon by 90.9 percent to 89.8 percent. Read More »

LG V30 Won't Have Secondary Display, But Will Feature A 'Floating Bar'

And while the original source seems to have been pretty lax on the specifics, the floating bar was apparently created to give "quick access to shortcuts and possibly even notifications ". On the audio front, the LG V30 is expected to progress from the dedicated Quad DAC found in the LG V20 to an all-round upgraded audio experience including a collaboration with B&O, although this could be for specific markets only as with the LG V20 and LG G6. Read More »

Amazon Follows China's Internet Censors

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A new cybersecurity law went into effect on June 1 and emboldened Beijing officials to take a firmer stance with foreign tech companies. It recently shut down a number of Chinese-run VPNs . Moves by business giants Apple and Amazon to stop consumers from using censorship-skirting apps in China have renewed questions about the extent USA companies are willing to work with authorities to operate in the vast but tightly controlled Chinese market. Read More »

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) — Traders Focused Stock

The Commerce Bank holds 32,581 shares with $4.58 million value, down from 41,723 last quarter. Alkermes Plc now has $8.35B valuation. The stock rose 0.28% or $0.45 reaching $162.32. The business had revenue of $552.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $602.92 million. The technology company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.09. Read More »

Rolls-Royce looks for greater firepower

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Therefore 71% are positive. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Equalwt/In-Line" rating and GBX 730 target in Wednesday, November 25 report. BP and Rolls-Royce have driven the FTSE 100 higher after the oil giant and aircraft engine maker delivered better-than-expected results. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 available at Rs 999 in Flipkart 'Big Sale' only today

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 2GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, going up to Rs. 10,999 , for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, and Rs. Despite Xiaomi acknowledging another fire incident, the video happens to be unrelated to Redmi Note 4 . When two SIM cards are used simultaneously, the primary SIM can support 4G+/ 4G / 3G / 2G calls and data while the secondary SIM can support 3G calls only. Read More »