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10 must-have Android apps to make your Chromebook more useful

1 of 11 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Ryan Whitwam The right apps make your Chromebook indespensible Ever since Google introduced Chrome OS on the CR-48 prototype laptop back in 2011, Chromebooks have relied on web apps and simple Chrome extensions to get things done. Now, Chromebooks are getting access to the Play Store with heaps of Android apps. ... Read More »

No more flat-screen Galaxy S models, Samsung hints

Samsung has dropped hints that, moving forward, the company may completely ditch flat-screen Galaxy S models in favor of variants with curved display. The hints came from none other than the company’s mobile chief Dong-jin Koh. “Samsung has considered that it would make the edge display as the identity of the Galaxy S smartphone lineup if the company can provide ... Read More »

Early movers: COH, CTSH, WLTW, PCLN, LNKD, ATVI, KHC, RAX & more

Stocks to Watch: August 5,2016  23 Hours Ago|00:58 Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Coach — Coach was upgraded to “outperform” from “market perform” at Telsey Advisory Group, which said recent product and store initiatives have improved perception of the brand and provided near term catalysts for the stock. Cognizant Technology — The technology services provider reported ... Read More »

Early movers: VIAB, TSLA, TEVA, BDX, TIME, GOGO, CHK, LB, SQ & more

Viacom — The media company reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.05 per share, 4 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts. A drop in media networks results was more than countered by growth in the film division. Tesla — Tesla reported an adjusted quarterly loss of $1.06 per share, wider than the 52 cent a share loss expected ... Read More »

1 million-plus more homeowners can benefit from refi post-Brexit

A drop in mortgage interest rates last month following the Brexit vote has borrowers rushing back to the bank, some hoping to cash in on their monthly mortgage payments and some hoping to cash out new-found home equity. Whichever the case, lenders are trying, and in some cases failing, to keep up with the volume. The decrease in interest rates ... Read More »

Early movers: MRK, GE, EXE, XRX, GOOGL, AAPL, FB & more

Stocks to Watch: July 29,2016  Friday, 29 Jul 2016 | 8:13 AM ET|00:51 Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Merck — The drugmaker earned an adjusted 93 cents per share for the second quarter, two cents a share above estimates. Revenue beat forecasts, and Merck also raised the lower end of its full-year guidance. Cigna — The ... Read More »

July’s powerful new PC hardware: Pushing new limits in graphics, storage, and more

See larger image Credit: Gordon Mah Ung   Quality, not quantity July tends to be a slow month in the world of technology, as the industry takes a collective breath between June’s fierce one-two punch of Computex and E3 and August’s back-to-school rush. And true to form, the past 30 days weren’t quite as action-packed as June’s dawn of a ... Read More »

Early movers: MRK, GE, EXE, XRX, GOOGL, AAPL, FB & more

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Merck — The drugmaker earned an adjusted 93 cents per share for the second quarter, two cents a share above estimates. Revenue beat forecasts, and Merck also raised the lower end of its full-year guidance. Cigna — The insurance company reported quarterly profit of $1.98 per share, missing estimates of ... Read More »

Drinking more water associated with numerous dietary benefits, study finds

Drinking water (stock image). Credit: © ampyang / Fotolia For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, tap water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain ... Read More »

More to oil’s wild moves than meets the eye

Oil markets have closed out a wild day. The EIA put out its (delayed) weekly inventory levels, and to make a long story short, there was a draw-down in oil inventories, but it was much less than most expected. Gasoline inventories barely budged. The oil market reaction? West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil went from roughly $48 to $45, a drop ... Read More »