52 percent of work-related travel expenses
As of the third quarter of 2016, ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are now accounting for 52 percent of transportation expenses for business travelers, according to the latest numbers.
Hybrid portable, at-home console with detachable controllers
Over the past few months, Nintendo has shared limited information regarding its next-generation video game console, which company president Tatsumi Kimishima said would have “a larger impact than the Wii U” that launched in November 2006.
Tens of millions of songs joining Google Play, Apple Music and Spotify
On Wednesday, internet retail wholesale giant Amazon re-launched its Prime Music on-demand music streaming service into a full-fledged catalogue of tens of millions of songs, with single-user and family plans competitive with offerings from Google, Apple and Spotify.
Similar to SanDisk X400, but may need pricing adjustment
Western Digital is a company with a rich history in developing hard disk technologies that have become widely adopted since the era of floppy disk formatters/controllers and the ATA interface.
Second recall is possible, but no announcement yet
Back in August, when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launched, reports surfaced of battery problems causing device overheating and combustion, and the company issued a global device recall after several people experienced property loss and various minor injuries.
Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Unlocked at Amazon and Best Buy for $699
Sony’s flagship smartphone this year, the Xperia XZ, first became available in Taiwan last week and is now available in the US after it sold out of pre-orders overseas in about 45 minutes.
Available October 20th
According to a recent Chinese language report, Amazon is expected to begin buying chips from MediaTek for the production of its second-generation smart home device, the Echo Dot.
A more personalized, habit-learning version of Google Now
On Tuesday during Google’s Pixel and Home product announcements, the company introduced a new voice-activated version of Google Search called Assistant, featuring a more friendly conversational interface that turns search results into one-sentence answers.
Google's first 4K media stick will retail for $69
On Tuesday at a Google event in San Francisco, the company announced a digital media player called the Chromecast Ultra, a successor to the Chromecast 2, that is now capable of outputting in 4K resolution and including an Ethernet port.