Google prioritises mobile sites
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Monday, 07 November 2016 07:40

Google prioritises mobile sites


Mobile index rolling out on small scale soon


A few weeks ago, Google announced that it would begin showing different search results for mobile and desktop searches, using two different indexes with the mobile version updated more frequently.

Huawei wants to bork Apple
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Saturday, 05 November 2016 05:53

Huawei wants to bork Apple


Currently at nine percent market share

On Thursday, Huawei told Reuters that it wants to become the world’s second largest marker of smartphones in two years.

MediaTek expects Q4 revenue to drop 15 percent
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 23:51

MediaTek expects Q4 revenue to drop 15 percent


Increasing production of 28nm chips


Earlier this week, MediaTek reported a net profit growth of 19 percent during the third quarter of 2016, but now expects revenue momentum to slow down in the fourth quarter as it ramps up production capacity of 28nm chips.

Microsoft improves Windows updates
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 21:00

Microsoft improves Windows updates


Rolling out to Windows Insider users for PC later this year


In a blog post earlier today, Microsoft  said it will be changing the way it distributes updates to Windows 10 users beginning with a new Unified Update Platform (UUP) that handles update checking in the cloud, rather than on a client device.

Microsoft announces Surface Studio desktop PC
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 22:20

Microsoft announces Surface Studio desktop PC


Features Surface Dial haptic feedback tool

On Wednesday, during a Microsoft event in New York, company Surface chief Panos Panay went on stage and announced an all-in-one desktop PC designed for "creators and professionals". 

Lyft denies it is for sale
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Tuesday, 25 October 2016 20:56

Lyft denies it is for sale

May go public “within a few years”

Lyft, the second largest ride sharing company in the US, has denied reports that it is for sale and says it has doubled its ridership in the region since late last year.

BlackBerry announces DTEK60, its last smartphone
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Available now for $499


On Tuesday, BlackBerry announced the DTEK60, its last self-manufactured smartphone before it begins to start outsourcing design, production and distribution to OEMs.

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings
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Tuesday, 25 October 2016 06:51

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings


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.

Facebook announces PayPal integration in Messenger
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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.

Google's second headset brings the world into VR
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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.