20 August 2014

Lenovo Smartphone Profits Up (video)



Video - Lenovo Smartphone Profits Jump in Second Quarter - WSJ.com: "Can Lenovo Beat Apple and Samsung with Motorola? Lenovo’s smartphone market share jumped in the second quarter as it sold more handsets in emerging markets. The Wall Street Journal’s Yun-Hee Kim speaks to IDC Analyst Bryan Ma about whether it can take on Apple and Samsung."

Sprint Dives Into Wireless Industry's Price War - WSJ"Sprint Corp. dived into the wireless industry's price war Monday, saying it would offer new data-heavy family plans for $100 and pay up to $350 when subscribers switch from rivals."


Wall Street Journal

As Google Builds Out Own Content, Some Advertisers Feel Pushed Aside
Wall Street Journal

....Google has said its shifts are motivated in part by users' shift to mobile devices from personal computers. Google's revenue from search ads on PCs fell last year for the first time, researcher eMarketer Inc. estimates. On the smaller screen of a smartphone, users spend more time in apps and less time browsing the Web that Google has organized and monetized via search-related advertising. ...
Google: The $400 Billion Epistle - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Apple's New iPhone Could Crack GT's Stock
Wall Street Journal
GT is building a manufacturing facility in Arizona in partnership with Apple to produce sapphire material for the iconic company's devices. The next ...


WJLA

Facebook Messenger: Is the paranoia justified? Five biggest myths busted
WJLA
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms.


Business Insider Australia

What Facebook doesn't show you
Washington Post
So I went through my whole Facebook network – all of my 403 friends and the ... (think SEO for Google), and publishers invest enormous amounts of energy into ... Throughout my day on Facebook, I didn't see a single story from The ...


Forbes

The Moto 360 And Apple iWatch Will Kickoff The Smart Watch Wars Soon
Forbes
Motorola's Moto 360, the first round-face Android Wear smart watch, is coming next month and we could see our first glimpse of Apple's Apple's ...


PCR-online.biz

Apple plans reversible USB cable for iPhone 6, leaker says
CNET
The company's Lightning connector is already reversible on the eight-pin dock side, butApple might start offering a reversible connector on the other ...


Gigaom
Roku TVs marry cheap prices, proven smarts (hands-on)
CNET
The Roku TVs introduced at CES in January are now available for preorder. In addition to offering our favorite streaming platform built right into the TVs, the initial wave of models is priced even lower than mainstays like Vizio. by David Katzmaier.


Financialbuzz.com

China's first private rocket firm aims for market
Space Daily
Hu Zhenyu, 21, founder of Link Space, China's first private rocket firm, does not want people to call him a "rocket scientist" but a rocket entrepreneur. Rocket launches have traditionally been been a state monopoly in China, but the young graduate from South ...


Firstpost

AMD Announces Radeon R7 Series Solid-State Drives
Techgage
Talk about unexpected. At a time when fabless SSD manufacturers are consolidating or being snapped up by companies with in-house NAND production, AMD is bucking the industry trend by announcing the launch of the Radeon R7 SSD family.


SFGate

Amazon's first Fire phone update tackles its big interface problems
Engadget
Generally speaking, Amazon's Fire phone hasn't had the warmest of receptions, and the online retailer is looking to improve things with its first major update for the device. To start with, the flagship smartphone from Amazon is finally capable of multitasking, ...


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