Increased GPU sales offset decline in desktop CPU shipments
Last week, AMD posted its earnings report for Q3 2016, showing a revenue increase of 27 percent over the previous quarter and up 23 percent year-over-year.
192 million PayPal users can pay using messaging app
Facebook has announced that PayPal will become one of the payment options within its Messenger service.
Combines elements of AR and VR
Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.
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.