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  • Sony raises earnings outlook, expects best-ever annual profit

    October 31, 2017 6:25 AM 56

    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

  • Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads, sources say

    October 31, 2017 6:08 AM 24

    Apple has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm, according to two people familiar with the matter. The change would affect iPhones released in the fall of 2018, but Apple could still change course before then, these people said. They declined to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss the matter with the media

  • Google’s top priority today? Fixing the cheeseburger emoji

    October 30, 2017 7:59 PM 44

    While the exact contents of a cheeseburger can be debated, the positioning of its defining feature cannot; cheese goes on top of burger patty. With that established, Google’s cheeseburger emoji is all kinds of wrong. As Twitter user Thomas Baekdal points out, Google’s emoji places the cheese beneath the meat, while Apple (correctly) plonks the cheese

  • Want to buy Jio Phone? Good news, Reliance Jio makes this big statement on India ka smartphone booking dates

    October 30, 2017 7:20 PM 138 1

    First the good news for all those who missed booking their Jio Phone in the first round. Well, it seems their wait is not going to be a long one as Reliance Jio has issued a big statement of intent today. While it is busy distributing the phone to everyone who booked it, it is also preparing the way for others to make the booking. While that process

  • Apple iPhoneX Epic Fail Update

    October 30, 2017 6:06 PM 61

    I wrote the last half of this article—see "THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE" below—on Oct. 27, circa 4:15 a.m. ET. I was tired and in a foul mood. I published it, posted it on my site, tweeted about it, and did all the things I usually do with my content. I received some ribbing from friends who suggested that I might "need some tech advice." As you can imagine

  • Apple ‘fires engineer’ after daughter’s iPhone X hands-on video goes viral

    October 30, 2017 11:59 AM 49

    Apple has reportedly fired an engineer after his daughter’s iPhone X hands-on video went viral on YouTube. Brooke Amelia Peterson last week published a vlog of a trip to see her parents in San Jose, including visiting her father at the Apple Campus. It is during this meeting that Peterson is given access to her father’s iPhone X and includes a quick

  • Nintendo doubles profit outlook on strong Switch console sales

    October 30, 2017 10:32 AM 57

    OSAKA (Reuters) - Japanese videogames maker Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T), already expecting its highest earnings in seven years, almost doubled its full-year operating profit forecast on Monday as supply shortages for its new Switch games console began to ease. Demand for the hybrid home-portable Switch has led to a near-doubling of Nintendo’s stock price

  • This Pixel 2 came with empty packaging for what looks like wired Pixel Buds

    October 30, 2017 9:46 AM 46

    The headphone to USB-C dongle was missing too Google doesn’t bundle its Pixel 2 phones with earphones, but one man’s Verizon device came with empty packaging for what looks like a wired version of Pixel Buds, or at least earphones in that style, as spotted by Android Police. Google has since confirmed to the publication that that was an early package

  • Google 'drop everything' to fix burger emoji

    October 30, 2017 8:33 AM 57

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai has tasked employees returning to work on Monday morning with one key objective: fix the burger emoji. The tech giant's big cheese (sorry) stepped in after a tweet from author Thomas Baekdal highlighted inconsistencies in different tech companies' burger construction. Amid the cheesy puns (sorrier) and breathless bewilderment

  • Google Tez Garnered Over 7.5 Million Users in 5 Weeks, Says CEO Sundar Pichai

    October 30, 2017 8:27 AM 23

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday during the Alphabet earnings call made several announcements around Google Tez, the payments app that the search giant had launched in India last month. Based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the NPCI's payments platform for the country, the Google Tez app leverages bank accounts for payments. During the earnings