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The hottest item at Mobile World Congress won’t be for sale

In Barcelona, you really can buy happiness. (It’s called Iberico, a delicious Spanish ham.) But you can’t buy unlicensed spectrum, and yet it’s going to be the hottest thing at Mobile World Congress next week. Commercial mobile operators, which for years relied on exclusive frequencies doled out through auctions or competitions, are now looking toward bands that anyone can use. ... Read More »

iPhone shipments estimated at 55M for March quarter, first YoY decline since 2007 launch

Investment firm Piper Jaffrey has adjusted its estimate for Apple’s current quarter iPhone shipments. Down 12%, the projected figure for the quarter ending in March (Q2 2016 by US policy) is now 55 million units shipped, as opposed to the previous 62.5 million units. The number, if it proves correct, will mark the first year-on-year decline in iPhone shipments since ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 950 now £410 at Amazon UK, 950 XL is £450

The Microsoft Lumia 950 price in the UK slipped a little lower, now resting at £410 (the previous cheapest price point was £420). The big Lumia 950 XL actually went up a bit to £450(up from £440). That’s on Amazon UK and it is way lower than the official price listed on the Microsoft Store – there prices start at ... Read More »

Stocks are at a 10 percent discount: Expert

Stocks are on sale, but investors are in no mood for a shopping spree, according to John Buckingham, AFAM Capital’s chief investment officer. “We just had stocks go on sale 10 percent or even more for individual securities,” he told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on Monday. “A long-term investor should be taking advantage of this and buying.” The market saw a ... Read More »

Turns out machine learning is a champ at fixing buggy code

U.S. business inventories edged up in December as sales fell, pushing the inventory-to-sales ratio to its highest level in 6-1/2 years. The Commerce Department said on Friday inventories rose 0.1 percent after a revised 0.1 percent dip in November. Inventories in November were previously reported to have dropped 0.2 percent. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast inventories, which are a ... Read More »

Facebook’s latest News Feed overhaul puts stories you want to see at the top

Facebook knows everything about you, from who your friends and family are to what you like and where you’ve been. It even knows the posts you draft but never publish. Combine all that information with the power of the like button, which signals to Facebook that a post should be shared more widely, and the network should know exactly what ... Read More »

Samsung Gear S2 Classic in Platinum and Rose Gold colors spotted at CES

Turns out the rumors were true. Two new color variants – Platinum and Rose Gold – of the Samsung Gear S2 Classic smarwatch have been spotted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The new Gear S2 variants – especially the Rose Gold model – shouldn’t come as a surprise given that competitors like Motorola, Huawei and Apple are already offering ... Read More »

The Honor X3 tablet might be Huawei’s big announcement at CES this year

As you may have heard, Huawei has scheduled its CES press conference for 10:00 AM local time in Las Vegas today, which we will be sure to cover, but a few leaks have been unearthed that might already give us some insight on what the Chinese giant has in store. Allegedly, Huawei won’t be launching any new “D”, “M” or ... Read More »