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LG “Play” teaser hits at new product for the MWC

LG slipped us a cryptic invitation – “Play begins, Barcelona February 21.” What is it? We don’t know officially, but we’ll give it a few guesses. Obviously, we’d most want a new smartphone – a music oriented one, given the music box in the background. LG has had a few stereo speakers on its phones, but it’s pretty rare, the ... Read More »

Wall Street sees next rate hike in May now: Survey

Global economic weakness and recent market volatility will prompt theFederal Reserve to delay, but not cancel, rate hikes this year, according to the most recent CNBC Fed Survey. An overwhelming 88 percent of survey respondents say the Fed’s next move will be to hike interest rates, but they’ve put off that hike until May, a month later than the survey ... Read More »

Interest rate futures see next Fed move being a rate cut

Following another round of financial market turbulence, fed fund futures contracts don’t see the Federal Reserve raising rates until at least February 2018 and in fact are pricing in a small likelihood of a rate cut. Diminished expectations for rates come as investors worry that a global slowdown could send the U.S. into a recession this year. Markets appeared to ... Read More »

iPhone 5e now said to be the name of the next 4-inch Apple device

The next 4-inch smartphone made by Apple has been in the rumors for many months now, yet it still hasn’t become official. That may change in the next few weeks, however, if we go by some recent speculation. One thing that’s been up for debate so far is what it’s going to be called. The oldest rumors have referred to ... Read More »

The next test for stocks

Recession talk has been circling the stock market during its rapid decline, but those concerns could be allayed over the next two weeks depending on whether U.S. data improve or corporate earnings perk up. Stocks bounced Thursday in a choppy session, as oil rebounded by more than 4 percent. For Friday, there are a few pieces of economic data — ... Read More »

Xiaomi MIUI 7.1 to reportedly hit more devices starting next week

As you might already know, the latest iteration of Xiaomi’s mobile OS – MIUI 7.1 – started rolling out earlier this week. While the list of supported devices was comprehensive, some handsets were left out. Image credit: Thomson Reuters Now, according to a new report, the update will hit more devices starting next week – Janaury 11. The new devices ... Read More »