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IBM dangles $5 million prize for major breakthroughs using Watson

IBM has been encouraging developers to build apps using its Watson artificial intelligence system, which it hopes will be a big moneymaker for the company in the future. On Wednesday it kicked off its latest push, pledging US$5 million in prizes for whoever makes the biggest breakthroughs using Watson by 2020. “We’re inviting teams from around the world to develop ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5 is said to arrive in two different versions

Chinese smartphone makers sometimes like to launch their flagships in two different iterations, differently priced based on how much RAM and internal storage they pack. And now Xiaomi seems determined to take this to a new level, if a new rumor out of China is to be believed. An alleged mobile industry insider is claiming that there will be two ... Read More »

5 Ways to Protect your Skin from the Sun

As summer approaches, the need to protect your skin from the harsh summer sun becomes a predominant concern for every individual who cares for his or her skin’s heath. While understandable, this concern is misplaced, and we need to understand that protecting our skin from the harmful effects of the sun is as important during winter or monsoons as it ... Read More »

Do ETFs cause volatility? 5 questions about ETFs

$1 trillion stock bubble ready to pop In other words, ETFs typically trade without ever seeing trading in the underlying stocks. The market makers create the ETFs by giving custodians the underlying basket of stocks, and they in return receive shares in the ETFs. For the most part, those shares trade without having to trade the underlying stocks. 5) What ... Read More »

5 ways to troubleshoot Windows 10 update problems

Jeffrey Hahner upgraded to Windows 10. But the new version isn’t updating itself as it should. Operating systems need to update regularly to fix bugs and close security holes. So if Windows 10 isn’t successfully updating, you’ve got a serious problem. Even worse, the failure to update itself might be a symptom of a malware infection. A quick note: I ... Read More »

Hedge funds buy the most stocks in 5 years: Report

Even though the U.S. stock market is off to one of the worst starts ever, hedge funds are buying the most equities they have in five years, according to data from one major Wall Street firm. Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s clients were net buyers of $2.3 billion worth of equities last week, according to its client trading desk data. ... Read More »

New alleged Mi 5 images (black variant) leak online

A couple of new images alleged to be of Xioami’s upcoming Mi 5 flagship smartphone have surfaced online. The images, which were posted on Weibo but have since been taken down, show the black-colored variant of the device. This comes just a couple of weeks after new renders as well as a video featuring the Mi 5leaked. The handset has ... Read More »

Top 5 Marketing Benefits of Bulk SMS Services

BulkSMS or transactional SMS has become a popular way of communication because of the growing demand for mobile phones. As technology has enhanced in the modern era, bulk messages can also be forwarded through a website whereas earlier it was only possible to transmit an SMS between two mobile phones. If you believe you can’t afford the direct mailing because ... Read More »

5 major revisions ahead of this week’s earnings

As we work through the final peak week for fourth-quarter earnings, it’s hard to describe the season as anything other than underwhelming, with many companies missing estimates on the top and bottom line as a number of macroeconomic concerns run rampant. Unfortunately, some highly anticipated tech companies reporting this week will not be the ones to turn this season around. ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »