Electronics

Author: 0 Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

That would be the second-highest quarterly operating profit for Samsung, after a high of 10.1 trillion won in the third quarter of 2013, the Yonhap news agency reported. Samsung said its focus in 2017 in the components business was to boost profitability in DRAM and NAND, as it was seeing continuing growth in demand for these components for data center servers and mobile devices.

Author: 0 YouTube TV Launches in Five Markets

Users in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia will be able to sign up to the service. YouTube has launched its live television service in limited markets. While YouTube TV is now only available in the aforementioned select markets, more markets will be added "soon", according to the YouTube TV website .

Author: 0 YouTube TV gives you live TV, unlimited DVR cloud space

Less than two months after it was officially announced , YouTube has entered the skinny bundle space with YouTube TV . Six accounts can share a single YouTube TV membership while the household can watch on three devices at the same time.

Author: 0 Samsung Made Sure that Galaxy S8's Battery will not Catch Fire

Microsoft is also throwing in Cortana in the mix as well, which means owners will be able to select Microsoft's digital personal assistant right out of the box. Samsung is also selling the handset on its own site, offering customers the opportunity to get the device a day in advance. Samsung is depending a lot on the success of this duo to help it overcome the Galaxy Note7 debacle, which is still haunting the company.

Electronics Trump Suggests Former Obama Adviser Spied on His Aides' Conversations
Author: 0 Trump Suggests Former Obama Adviser Spied on His Aides' Conversations

In her interview , Rice said the volume of intelligence reports that she saw about Russia's attempts to influence the USA presidential election increased after Obama requested an intelligence assessment of Moscow's interference. On Wednesday, she said of Trump's comments, "I'm not going to dignify the president's ludicrous charge with a comment". When it comes to national security, it is allowable to listen in on American citizens under the assumption that there is a person of interest on ...

Author: 0 LG to post second-highest operating profit for first quarter

Indicating Samsung's improved profitability, the ratio of operating profit to revenue came in at 19.8 percent in the quarter, up 6.5 percentage points from a year earlier. Lee Jae-yong denies charges of embezzlement and perjury. So naturally, Samsung would have likely been able to post even greater profits for Q1 of this year if the Galaxy Note 7 issue didn't crop up, but thankfully it didn't impact the company that much.

Electronics Xbox Project Scorpio Specs Officially Announced
Author: 0 Xbox Project Scorpio Specs Officially Announced

Sadly, all we know about the console is what is under the hood. This sees a large increase compared to the Xbox One and One S's current horsepower, and a significant increase on it's nearest competitor, Sony's PS4 Pro. PT / 5:00 P.M ET / 11:00 PM UK. With the unveiling of Project Scorpio's specs overnight, the gaming world is preparing to move into the 4K era. First up, it debunks speculation that Scorpio would feature an AMD Ryzen CPU.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil Now Over Bayern Munich Defeat Pain Feels Arsene Wenger

It's only one game for us. The Gunners have recently gone through a poor spell of form, prompting some fans to call for the Frenchman to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. Ozil has only played sparingly since Arsenal's 5-1 loss at Bayern Munich in the Champions League because of illness and injury, and had looked far from his best in Arsenal's previous two games.

Electronics Easter event and PvP Battle may soon be introduced by Niantic
Author: 0 Easter event and PvP Battle may soon be introduced by Niantic

The great Halloween event has made the game the highest grossing app of all time. One of the most highly anticipated games of 2016 was Pokemon GO . He noted that such games would encourage people, especially children, to go out of the house and become more active citizens. But as Niantic failed to launch event with every festival, it disappoints the players and simultaneously imparts negative feeling the game.

Electronics The Last Of Us 2 Adds Westworld Actor
Author: 0 The Last Of Us 2 Adds Westworld Actor

We knew that it needed to be a story worth telling and, perhaps more importantly, a story worthy of Joel and Ellie. When Naughty Dog first announced Part II in December, they said, "It's still early days for the project - the game's release is a ways off - but we couldn't wait any longer to give you a glimpse of what's to come".

Electronics On trial for bribery, Samsung boss lets lawyers do the talking
Author: 0 On trial for bribery, Samsung boss lets lawyers do the talking

Samsung did not announce the performance of each business division. Samsung said its overall operating profit should leap to 9.9 trillion won ($8.8 billion) from 6.68 trillion won a year earlier. Lee, who was arrested in February, has been charged with paying almost $40 million to the now-impeached president's close friend Choi Soon-Sil, allegedly as bribes to secure policy favours.

Author: 0 Putin: Criticism of Russian Federation protest arrests is 'interference'

He suggested the encounter could take place in July, at the G-20 summit in Germany, or at a summit of the Arctic Council scheduled for September in Finland. Opposition activists disagreed however and cited the Russian constitution which they said gives people the right to gather peacefully without the authorities' approval.

Author: 0 Trump signs bill rolling back FCC privacy rules for ISPs

Verizon also said that it doesn't and has no intention of selling personal web browsing histories . Nearly each and every single site in the world collects and sell customer browsing history for advertisement purposes. On the other hand, critics claimed the change is an example of a government overreach while maintaining it's completely unfair as tech companies, like Google and Facebook, are not required to get customer permission before tracking their habits.

Author: 0 Don't expect the White House to back new privacy rules anytime soon

In a statement, Comcast, Verizon and AT&T said they are not going to violate their users' privacy, but those in favor of privacy rules know that promises like this are misleading. This argument is flawed as the ISPs and tech companies have two very distinct jobs. The FCC regulations would have required internet service providers (ISPs) such as AT&T , Verizon and Comcast to ask customers' permission before collecting, using or selling their sensitive personal data such as browsing history, ...

Electronics Android device updates: Android 7.1.2 arrives for Pixel and Nexus devices
Author: 0 Android device updates: Android 7.1.2 arrives for Pixel and Nexus devices

This multi-tasking feature will let users run apps without the need to split screens, giving a full view of the apps running simultaneously. While the Android 7.1.2 comes with a large number of fixes and feature updates for the Pixel phones, especially the Pixel C, the new version also comes with a good number of bug fixes , feature updates and general performance improvements for the Nexus 5X.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin HATES this meme so much Russian Federation banned it

The Moscow Times reports that court papers say that the "gay clown" image "hints at the Russian president's allegedly nonstandard sexual orientation". Mocking image portrays Russian leaders as a gay couple - President Vladimir Putin on the left, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the right. The following year, Putin signed a law that imposed a prison sentence to anyone go shared banned posts online.

Electronics Ford created a crib that acts like a auto
Author: 0 Ford created a crib that acts like a auto

Infants strapped in their baby seats, especially, are more susceptible to the lulling motions of a moving vehicle. They're soothed by the vibration from the road and gentle the hum of the engine. It's not the easiest thing in the world to get an infant to fall asleep. Unfortunately, the innovation is not available for the public and is not likely to see mass production anytime soon.

Electronics Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users
Author: 0 Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users

Today we will talk about some features that this new update comes with. "Right now, we're focused on making some refinements to OneCore and doing some code refactoring and other engineering work that is necessary to make sure OneCore is optimally structured for teams to start checking in code", said Microsoft's Dona Sarkar.

Electronics Putin Could Meet Trump At Upcoming Arctic Summit In Finland
Author: 0 Putin Could Meet Trump At Upcoming Arctic Summit In Finland

Speaking on a panel during the International Arctic Forum in Arkangelsk, Russia on Thursday, the Russian leader was asked directly about his country's alleged involvement in influencing last November's us presidential election. Mr Putin, who is expected to seek a fourth presidential term next year, also said his political opponents were trying to channel public discontent about corruption for their own "mercenary" needs.

Electronics Government drops request to unmask anti-Trump Twitter account
Author: 0 Government drops request to unmask anti-Trump Twitter account

In its lawsuit, Twitter claimed the government can not compel the company to disclose users' identities without first meeting several tests. Twitter Inc.is dropping its free-speech lawsuit against the Trump administration over the government's effort to unmask users critical of the president's policies.

Electronics YouTube Starting Streaming TV Service
Author: 0 YouTube Starting Streaming TV Service

YouTube has officially launched its new live TV subscription service in five markets in the US. We're excited to announce that AMC, BBC America, IFC, Sundance TV, WE tv, and BBC World News will be included soon at no additional charge. YouTube TV will serve up over 50 networks, while your cloud DVR allows you to have virtually unlimited DVR storage, with support for simultaneous show recording.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie

The phones will be released on April 21 and the pre-order will start ahead of the release date. In fact, the iPhones are yet to get the fast charging feature. In a Periscope video by Twitter user Marcianophone , the Galaxy S8's face recognition unlock feature is shown being easily fooled by a selfie.

Electronics YouTube launches TV service
Author: 0 YouTube launches TV service

YouTube TV has arrived in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and Philadelphia - with plans to roll the services out to more areas in the USA soon. Even if you do live in a place where the service is offered, you may not find the shows you want to watch. The company says it will be adding those channels and a few others - again, it won't say when - but YouTube TV will still be lacking other popular ones.

Electronics South Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader
Author: 0 South Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader

The Seoul Central District Court had no immediate comment. Bribery is punished heavily under the criminal justice system, and Park may face a lifetime jail term if she is convicted of the Samsung bribery alone. Park has apologised to the country but said she never gained personally from money that came from family-run conglomerates known as chaebol . While in office, Park had presidential immunity from prosecution and had refused to meet with prosecutors.

Author: 0 Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

LG has estimated that its first-quarter operating profit rose 82 percent to its highest in almost eight years. That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a string of controversies. Problems began past year with widespread reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7 handsets. The operating profit and sales both mark the second-highest quarterly figures ever posted by LG.

Author: 0 4 killed in Stockholm truck attack described as terrorism

The attack occurred just before 3:00 pm (1300 GMT) when a beer truck slammed into the corner of the bustling Ahlens store and the popular pedestrian street Drottninggatan, above ground from Stockholm's central subway station. Seconds later, they are seen running - some into the clothing store - to avoid getting mowed down by the oncoming truck. The Sapo security police said in its annual report it was impossible to say how big a risk there was that Sweden would be targeted like other ...

Electronics YouTube TV Is Here And You May Want To Take Note
Author: 0 YouTube TV Is Here And You May Want To Take Note

While Google has the power to potentially turn YouTube TV into a strong competitor given its budget, bent toward innovation and massive technology infrastructure, the company could also demand higher advertising rates as the service picks up traction.

Electronics Season over for crocked Liverpool star Mane
Author: 0 Season over for crocked Liverpool star Mane

Sadio Mane's knee injury, which will keep him out for the rest of the season, will be a contributing factor, but the real concern for the German manager will be with Philippe Coutinho as the Brazilian battles an illness. Liverpool will have Joel Matip available, with the central defender able to appear as a substitute against Bournemouth after recovering from a back injury.

Author: 0 Trump lauds 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

But the two-day summit was largely overshadowed by Trump's decision to launch cruise missiles at an airfield in Syria on Thursday in response to a deadly gas attack there on Tuesday. Last month, Assad said in a rare interview on Chinese television that Syria's relationship with China "is going to be on the rise". During their meeting, Xi said he is ready to work with Trump to push forward China-US relations from a new starting point , China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported .

Author: 0 Senate Democrats Introduce FCC Privacy Rule Restoration Bill

The regulations, which were crafted by the Federal Communications Commission, had not yet gone into effect before Trump signed the repeal. Both the Minnesota House and Senate added amendments to their proposed budgets to prevent any ISP with a franchise in the state from collecting a wide range of data from customers without their explicit consent beforehand.

Author: 0 Twitter sues US over demand for records on anti-Trump account

Describing itself as "immigration resistance" in its profile, the account claims to be an "alternative" to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). "Alt" accounts for several agencies have since become increasingly popular, as turmoil within the White House and federal government at large has been played for satire online.

Author: 0 Samsung kicks off marketing drive for Galaxy S8 in Korea

During the Galaxy S8 press briefing, Samsung Mobile Chief, DJ Koh said, "We set the initial supply of Galaxy S8 double the Galaxy S7". However, HP sells the Elite x3 and Desk Dock as a bundle for $799 , while the Galaxy S8 handsets - priced from $749 - and DeX Station will be sold separately.

Author: 0 Microsoft's Project Scorpio Set for Thursday Reveal

Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter. Microsoft announced the Xbox One in May, so it wouldn't seem too surprising if the company made a decision to also announce details around Project Scorpio at the same time. But if this is to show the strength of Project Scorpio , it is a very risky and bold move for Microsoft. As you can see from the table, the console is powerful and it also includes a 4K Blu-ray drive.

Electronics Viewers see contractions during April the giraffe labor watch
Author: 0 Viewers see contractions during April the giraffe labor watch

April's handlers said Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" has been playing on repeat in their heads as they monitor April's development. As weeks have passed and April still has yet to give birth, the number of people watching Animal Adventure Park's "Giraffe Cam" on YouTube has steadily climbed, with as many as 250,000 people tuning in at any given time, even in the middle of the night.

Electronics Android Nougat continues solid growth to 4.9% in April distribution numbers
Author: 0 Android Nougat continues solid growth to 4.9% in April distribution numbers

These numbers are compiled from Android devices that accessed the Play Store in a seven-day period ending on April 3rd. But that's no wonder considering Android Lollipop still has the largest market share on the market. That's a healthy jump from last month when Nougat usage was at 2.8 percent. Ice Cream Sandwich holds a 0.9 per cent share and the oldest running Gingerbread also account 0.9 percent share as well and if this trend continues then soon we may see the update not included in the ...

Electronics LG G6 to hit US market this week
Author: 0 LG G6 to hit US market this week

The LG G6 features 5.7-inch display in a compact 5.2-inch body. The G6 comes with a Game Collection promotion for buyers, the in-game content is worth a retail value of up to US$200 for six games namely Temple Run 2, Spider-Man Unlimited, Crossy Road, SimCity Build It, Cookie Jam and Genies & Gems available for free on Google Play.

Author: 0 Xbox Project Scorpio tech specs revealed

While the company wasn't ready to showcase some of the games that'll make full use of the new system's power, the house of Gates was more than happy to peel the curtain back on Project Scorpio for the intrepid journalists. Microsoft has revealed the hardware specifications for its upcoming home console, codename Project Scorpio . In an exclusive breakdown of the tech behind Project Scorpio , Eurogamer broke down just what all the hype was all about for Microsoft's next iteration of the ...

Electronics Trump signs repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules
Author: 0 Trump signs repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules

President Donald Trump repealed the new Internet privacy rules that had required these companies to inform users about the nature of the information they are collecting. The FCC privacy rules would have required home Internet and mobile broadband providers to get consumers' opt-in consent before using, sharing, or selling Web browsing history , app usage history, and other private information.

Electronics House Intel Chairman Rejects Calls to Recuse Self From Russia Probe
Author: 0 House Intel Chairman Rejects Calls to Recuse Self From Russia Probe

Schiff said he and Nunes have agreed to go forward with a closed hearing with FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers. Nunes said he had to go to the White House to use a secure facility to review the classified documents. Now there are allegations that the White House may be running its own political interference to keep Yates from talking.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch in stock at Toys R Us again this weekend

It sounds reassuring considering that the Nintendo Switch has a touch screen feature that could very well benefit "Hearthstone". In short, Goyal notes, the "market had already given its verdict on Switch - that it was a flop". Nobody, though, made the claim that the Switch deserved a flawless score - unlike both the PS4 Pro and Xbox One S. 'Even Nintendo's approach to how they get new indies to join the Switch family - nowadays, they see a good game at a convention and they ...