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November 2, 2017 1:12 PM Data Sheet—Elon Musk's Humiliating Shortfall at Tesla

Take my money. Blue Apron went public on June 29 pricing its shares at $10. As of Wednesday’s close, it stands at less than half that: $4.67. So of course it’s a good time for another meal delivery company to go public. Germany-based HelloFresh listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in an IPO raising about $369 million. Exchange set. Cross-border payments 399

November 2, 2017 10:42 AM Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite bring Xiaomi into the selfie game, but Y?

Xiaomi announced a new India-exclusive selfie focused smartphone series with the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. This adds to the already existing Redmi lineup of affordable smartphones including the Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A and the Redmi 4. These phones are aimed to offer a value for money package with minimal compromises on the hardware, battery and design 448

November 2, 2017 9:25 AM Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, Xiaomi's first self-focused smartphones have been launched in India as part of the company's new selfie-focussed series. The company says the Redmi Y series is targetted at the youth of the nation. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel front camera, complete with a LED selfie light. Alongside the phones 389

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM HTC U11 Life review: The U11's affordable cousin is one of the best mid-rangers

The HTC U11, see our full review, is one of the most underrated phones of 2017 and is often ignored because it has distinctive bezels, capacitive buttons, and no headphone jack. However, the camera is one of the best, it has IP67 dust and water resistance, HTC Sense is a light skin with extremely responsive performance, and it is priced hundreds less than competing 368

November 2, 2017 2:30 AM Sony aims to take the lead in AI with return of robot dog

While the new web-connected aibo employs AI, it's meant to be more of a companion or a pet toy, rather than a digital assistant such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Assistant. The word "aibo" means companion in Japanese. The first version of the robotic pet dog debuted in 1999, and Sony stopped making them in 2006 as the company refocused its businesses 282

October 31, 2017 12:11 PM Jio iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 pre-order offers revealed: Everything you need to know

Reliance Jio has announced its iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 pre-order offers, giving users an option to get buyback guarantees and freebies up to Rs. 35,000 on the purchase of these two latest flagship smartphones. While iPhone X customers on the Reliance Jio network can get as much as 70% value on buyback, Pixel 2 customers can get freebies worth up to Rs. 35,000. Extending 130

October 31, 2017 6:25 AM Sony raises earnings outlook, expects best-ever annual profit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp lifted its full-year operating income forecast on Tuesday, expecting to book its highest-ever profit due to strong sales of image sensors used in smartphones and other devices. The electronics firm forecast profit of 630 billion yen ($5.57 billion) for the year ending March, from 500 billion yen estimated three months 157

October 27, 2017 7:42 PM Preordering is broken, and here's how to fix the system

Let's replace the mad rush to click-and-buy hot tech products like the iPhone X with a fair, transparent lottery. If you're not happy with how the iPhone X preorder launch went, you're not alone. Twitter, Reddit and other social media forums were full of complaints from the moment Apple's preorders opened (or, for some people, failed to open) on Oct. 27. Websites 148

October 27, 2017 3:03 AM Being Bing: Microsoft’s overlooked AI tool

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has long been a punch line in the tech industry, an also-ran that never came close to challenging Google’s dominant position. But Microsoft could still have the last laugh since its service has helped lay the groundwork for its burgeoning artificial intelligence effort, which is helping keep the company competitive as it builds 120

October 26, 2017 9:19 PM Microsoft just hit its $20 billion cloud goal, almost a year ahead of schedule

Three years ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called his shot : the company's so-called commercial cloud business would hit $20 billion in annualized revenue by the end of its 2018 fiscal year. At the time, that seemed an ambitious goal. Microsoft's commercial cloud business was then generating $6.3 billion in sales on an annualized basis, which it defined 121