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Tech News

Time Warner Cable reports fall in video subscribers

Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San Diego(Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc , the second-largest U.S. cable TV operator, lost more residential video customers in the third quarter than in the preceding quarter. Net income attributable to common shareholders also fell to $499 million, or $1.76 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $532 million, or $1.84 per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose to $5.71 billion from $5.52 billion. Time Warner Cable lost 184,000 residential video customers in the quarter, more than the 136,000 that market research firm StreetAccount had estimated. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:24:35 -0400

Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the 2014 Computex exhibition in Taipei(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market. The wrist-worn device has sensors that monitor pulse rate, measure calorie burn and track sleep quality, Microsoft said in a blog post. ( Microsoft said the device will be available in the United States in limited quantities from Thursday for $199. Apple Inc unveiled a smart watch on Sept. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:44:05 -0400

Lenovo closes $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola unit from Google

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing smiles during a news conference announcing the company's annual results in Hong KongBEIJING (Reuters) - China's Lenovo Group Ltd said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 bln acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google Inc , paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world's leading PC maker, ramps up its effort to diversify its business and establish itself as a smartphone maker with global appeal. Google acquired the iconic smartphone brand and its prized patent portfolio in 2012 for $12.5 billion but struggled to reverse Motorola's years-long decline. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:21:40 -0400

Sony changes head of troubled mobile division

Pedestrians are reflected in a logo of Sony Corp outside its showroom in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Thursday it would appoint senior vice president Hiroki Totoki as the new president of Sony Mobile Communications on Nov. 16, replacing Kunimasa Suzuki at the top of its troubled smartphone business. Totoki is currently serving as corporate planning director after Sony Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai pulled him back from a subsidiary to headquarters as one of his closest confidantes along with Kenichiro Yoshida, chief financial officer. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:01 -0400

Xiaomi moves into third place in global smartphone war

People stand near a logo of Xiaomi ahead of the launching ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4, in BeijingBEIJING (Reuters) - China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study. Strategy Analytics said Xiaomi accounted for 6 percent of all 320 million smartphones shipped during July-September. Samsung made up 25 percent, down from 35 percent a year earlier due to rising competition from several directions. Apple's share also fell slightly to 12 percent. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:58:41 -0400

Ridesharing company Uber gains ground in Las Vegas courtroom

An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi signLAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The ridesharing company Uber gained ground in Las Vegas Wednesday when a District Court judge ruled against a restraining order that would have temporarily prohibited it from operating in Clark County, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Taxi drivers around the world have urged lawmakers to regulate or ban such services, which allow users to use apps on their smartphones to hire a private driver, rather than calling a taxi company. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:13:37 -0400

Motorola is now part of Lenovo

Motorola is now part of LenovoMotorola Mobility officially becomes part of Lenovo today. Lenovo’s acquisition was announced back in February for $2.91 billion, and today marks the finalization of the deal. Motorola is now "a Lenovo company," but the brand will remain as a subsidiary of Lenovo, headquartered in Chicago. "The iconic Motorola brand will continue, as will the Moto and DROID franchises that have propelled our growth over the past year," explains Rick Osterloh, Motorola president. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:00:01 -0400

Samsung will 'fundamentally reform' its smartphones after dire earnings report

Samsung will 'fundamentally reform' its smartphones after dire earnings reportSamsung's earnings this past quarter have been exactly as downbeat as the company predicted: operating profit is down 60 percent and income from sales is now 20 percent smaller than a year ago. In other words, Samsung's spending more money to generate smaller revenues. This has all been down to Samsung's most lucrative and important mobile devices business, which has been struggling to adapt to a new competitive environment.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:57:50 -0400

Microsoft smartwatch is official… but it’s more of an affordable fitness band

Microsoft smartwatch is official… but it’s more of an affordable fitness bandJust as previously rumored, Microsoft is also interested in the wearable space, and the company just launched a smart device for your wrist that’s supposed to offer health-related features at an affordable price. The Microsoft Band is not a smartwatch, but rather a fitness… well, band, that’s supposed to let users track workout data. FROM EARLIER: Microsoft just stuck a dagger into Google Drive and Dropbox The Microsoft Band is powered by Microsoft’s Health app, which lets users track heart rate, steps, calorie burn and sleep quality. Furthermore, the band offers notifications, such as incoming calls, texts, emails, calendar alerts, social updates and others, “right on your wrist,” just like other similar devices. The device comes with “cutting-edge” technology, Microsoft

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:50:19 -0400

Microsoft Band is a Windows Phone fitness tracker that works with Android and iPhone too

Microsoft Band is a Windows Phone fitness tracker that works with Android and iPhone tooThe Microsoft Band packs in a range of features including a colour touchscreen, heart rate tracker and GPS.>

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:02:37 -0400

US theaters advised to ban 'smart' watches and glasses

US theaters advised to ban 'smart' watches and glassesA pair of influential US film industry organizations on Wednesday put out word that movie theaters should ban smart watches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:04:24 -0400

China's Xiaomi becomes world's third biggest smartphone maker without leaving Asia

China's Xiaomi becomes world's third biggest smartphone maker without leaving AsiaOver the past three months, more than 327 million new smartphones were shipped out from factories around the world, and young Chinese company Xiaomi has been responsible for more than 5 percent of them. Xiaomi's rise has been remarkable both for how quick it has been and for the fact that the company still operates primarily in its home market of China. It has recently broadened its reach to adjacent countries in Southeast Asia like India and Singapore, but its growth remains testament to the incredible explosion in smartphone demand that China is experiencing.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:55:53 -0400

Watch a working Project Ara prototype demonstrated ahead of Spiral 2 reveal

Watch a working Project Ara prototype demonstrated ahead of Spiral 2 revealThe engineers behind Project Ara are trying to make the last smartphone you'll ever need. It's an ambitious scheme, but engineers working at NK Labs in Boston have already produced a working prototype, which they showed off to modular smartphone evangelist Dave Hakkens during a recent visit. At the moment only half of the prototype's space is open to developers, but NK Labs says it has already improved on the Spiral 1: the Spiral 2 will use special Toshiba chips that will open up much of the phone's modular space for developer functions.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:19:24 -0400

37 awesome things we saw at Tokyo Designers Week

37 awesome things we saw at Tokyo Designers WeekTokyo Designers Week is one of the Japanese capital's biggest calendar events in art, culture, architecture, and design, and it gets bigger every year.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:07:22 -0400

Stephen Colbert takes on Gamergate with Anita Sarkeesian

Stephen Colbert takes on Gamergate with Anita SarkeesianAnita Sarkeesian, the creator of feminist video game critique Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, appeared tonight on The Colbert Report to discuss the Gamergate movement. Ostensibly a "consumer revolt" focused on ethics in video game journalism, Gamergate has been criticized for focusing much of its attention on harassing and threatening prominent women in the gaming industry, with Sarkeesian herself the focus of much of the vitriol.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:36:49 -0400

China's Baidu says mobile investment a priority as third quarter revenue falls short

People talk in front of a Baidu's company logo at Baidu's headquarters in BeijingBy Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant search engine Baidu Inc said it would continue to invest significantly to adapt its business to the mobile era, a transition that has tripped up other Internet peers born in the desktop PC era like Google Inc . Sometimes known as the "Google of China," Baidu reported lower-than-expected 52 percent increase in third quarter revenue, and said it expected revenue growth in the fourth quarter to slow down marginally. The results pushed shares of the U.S.-listed company down 1.6 percent to $221. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:14:33 -0400

A massive success: 10 years of World of Warcraft

A massive success: 10 years of World of WarcraftCan a game really have something for everybody? As the latest expansion prepares for launch, we speak to Ion Hazzikostas about the history and future of the game that has ruled the MMO roost for an entire decade.>

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:58:27 -0400

Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

A student tries out Samsung's Gear product at a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years. The South Korean company, which climbed from smartphone laggard to top seller in the past three years, had prided itself on responding quickly to market demand and ability to tailor handsets to the needs of users and mobile carriers around the world. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:45:07 -0400

Billionaires' $10m gift to Yale stirs debate in China

A Chinese billionaire couple's $10 million gift to Yale University has sparked controversy among China's Internet users, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in ChinaA Chinese billionaire couple's $10 million gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country's Internet users Thursday, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in China. The endowment marks the latest gift to a prestigious US university by Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin, the husband-and-wife duo behind real estate giant SOHO China. In July, the couple gave Harvard University $15 million in the first stage of a $100 million programme that Pan and Zhang say will fund disadvantaged Chinese students at top institutions across the globe. "The SOHO China Scholarships aim to provide the best possible educational opportunities to the most outstanding students from Mainland China, enabling them to maximise their potential in their contribution to mankind," he added.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:14:12 -0400

Baidu profit up 27 percent as mobile grows BEIJING (AP) — Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 27 percent as user traffic for its mobile operation surpassed passed its desktop computer-based search business.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:53:29 -0400

Samsung seeks smartphone revamp to arrest profit slide

Customers attend a workshop about the Samsung Galaxy S5 in JakartaBy Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it would revamp its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment, after third-quarter earnings set it on course for its worst year since 2011. The global smartphone leader's market share declined in annual terms for the third straight quarter in July-September, lagging Apple Inc in the premium market and overtaken by rivals like Lenovo Group Ltd and Xiaomi Inc at the bottom end, research firm Strategy Analytics said. ...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:27:58 -0400

Global smartphone market healthier than previously thought

Global smartphone market healthier than previously thoughtIncreased focus on emerging markets has driven a 25 percent year-over-year increase in global shipments in the third quarter, according to IDC.>

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:05:14 -0400

Smart cocktail shaker teaches you to mix the perfect drink

Magnified SelfThe B4RM4N is a smart cocktail shaker and app combo that incorporates sensors so that you mix a perfect cocktail, every time.>

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:02:49 -0400

Flipboard debuts a big redesign and The Daily Edition, a morning news section

Flipboard debuts a big redesign and The Daily Edition, a morning news sectionFinding the right news to read is hard. That’s why hundreds of companies have jumped into the game offering different takes on what you might want to read, and why you might want to read it. Some apps offer expert-level curation, like Yahoo News Digest, which bundles ten stories into a simple package that comes every morning and evening. Other services like Circa hope to actually rewrite the news into tiny, bite-sized pieces. Then, there's Flipboard, the comparatively ancient older brother that does a great job aggregating news your friends post across all of your social networks.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:02 -0400

Microsoft outs Band fitness wearable in Apple App store screenshots

Microsoft's Band fitness device, as it appeared at Apple's App Store.The new device's sensors will track heart rate, steps taken, calories burned and sleep, according to a Microsoft privacy statement.>

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:41:50 -0400

Nintendo's first 'non-wearable' is a sleep-tracking device

Nintendo's first 'non-wearable' is a sleep-tracking deviceAlthough Nintendo reported encouraging Q2 earnings yesterday, the company has been clear about its need to expand into new areas of business. At an investor briefing today, CEO and president Satoru Iwata announced that Nintendo is working on a sleep-tracking device that uses radio waves to monitor users' nighttime activity. The news represents the first solid details we've heard about Nintendo's "Quality of Life (QOL) platform, which Iwata first mentioned back in January with talk of mysterious "non-wearable" technology.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:41:47 -0400

Nintendo to develop 'quality of life' device to track sleep, fatigue: CEO

Nintendo signage at the company's booth at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los AngelesTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will develop a device to measure a user's fatigue and map their sleep, Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said on Thursday, the first offering from the company's newly created healthcare division. The device will be developed with U.S. firm ResMed Inc, which currently makes products to treat sleep disorders, and will be available in the financial year ending March 2016. "By using our know-how in gaming... to analyse sleep and fatigue, we can create something fun," Iwata said. ...

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:31:23 -0400

Microsoft's health revolution is here, starting with a $199 fitness tracker

Microsoft's health revolution is here, starting with a $199 fitness trackerMicrosoft's fitness tracking ambitions are not small.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:15:13 -0400

Futuristic necklace turns light into jewellery

Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNETA new kind of jewellery uses a pico projector to create an interactive play of light across the wearer's neck.>

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:14:15 -0400

Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally

Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationallyChinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.>

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:06:19 -0400

Samsung Elec sees higher handset average sale price in fourth quarter SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday that it expects average selling prices for handsets to increase in the fourth quarter due to a rise in high-end smartphone sales. Robert Yi, Samsung's head of investor relations, did not specify how much prices would rise, with the average selling price for handsets and tablets combined in the third quarter about $190. Yi also told analysts during a conference call that shipments of handsets and tablets in the October-December period would be similar to the third quarter. (Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Stephen Coates)

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:30:21 -0400

Star Apps: Daniel Ash

Star Apps: Daniel AshToday Love and Rockets' former front man is more comfortable behind the decks.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:13:04 -0400

The Longest Journey arrives remastered for iOS

Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNETThe hit point-and-click classic has been soft-launched in Australia and New Zealand, and is coming soon to the rest of the world.>

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:50:30 -0400

'Microsoft Band' wearable revealed in app store leaks

'Microsoft Band' wearable revealed in app store leaksMicrosoft is expected to unveil its fitness band very soon and the company appears to have leaked its new wearable a little early. A Microsoft Band Sync app has appeared in the Mac App Store today, indicating that the company's new wearable will simply be named Microsoft Band when it debuts. The application reveals what the Microsoft Band looks like and it's pretty similar to Samsung's Gear Fit with a horizontal display.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:46:05 -0400

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