Tag Archives: US

US, EU health care giants jump at opportunities in China during import expo

SHANGHAI – Some of the world’s largest medical and health care companies are stepping up their bets on the Chinese market, regardless of slowing economic growth and trade tensions. At this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai, health care giants such as AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Thermo Fisher Scientific unveiled massive floor displays to promote their products in the Chinese market. The companies are looking ... Read More »

5 Ways Tech Could Keep Us Living Longer: Health Innovations The Rich Are Investing In

As technological innovations in healthcare advance, the human race edges ever closer to the dream of eternal youth. But some people want to get there faster than others, and if you’re a billionaire with money to burn – then why would you not make use of your vast fortunes to achieve the goal of unearthing that mystical fountain of youth? ... Read More »

Vine Co-Founder, 34, Found Dead In US Apartment; Drug Overdose Suspected

Colin Kroll co-founded Vine, the popular short-form video service acquired in 2012 by Twitter.   New York, United States: US tech star Colin Kroll, who co-founded Vine and popular gaming app HQ Trivia, was found dead Sunday in New York of an apparent drug overdose. Police found Kroll, 34, unconscious and unresponsive in a bedroom of his Manhattan apartment, a New ... Read More »

Amazon, Apple, Google to Testify Before US Senate on Data Privacy on September 26

Six major Web companies and Internet-service providers, including AT&T, Twitter, and Alphabet’s Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a US Senate panel on Sept. 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday. The Senate hearing will give the six technology-related companies, which also include Amazon.com, Apple, and Charter Communications, “an opportunity to explain their approaches to privacy,” said US Senator John Thune, the Republican ... Read More »

‘Shadow’ PC game streaming service is headed to US coasts

Blade We were impressed by Shadow, the game streaming service from the French startup Blade, when it launched in California earlier this year. In a nutshell, it lets you play PC games on practically any device with a screen — be it a smartphone, computer or TV — by accessing the virtual equivalent of a $2,000 gaming rig. And on August ... Read More »

Facebook Says Facing Multiple Inquiries From US, UK Regulators on Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it was facing multiple inquiries from US and British regulators about the major Cambridge Analytica user data scandal. The leading social network offered no details but its admission confirmed reports of a widening investigation into the misuse of private data by Facebook and its partners. “We are cooperating with officials in the US, UK and beyond,” a Facebook spokesman said ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 (dual SIM) going for $660 in US

If you are in the US, and are looking to purchase a dual SIM variant of Samsung’s Galaxy S9smartphone, here’s a deal for you: a Top Rated Plus eBay seller is offering the device for $660. Keep in mind the variant on offer is global one, meaning it comes with the Exynos chipset (US models, in case you aren’t aware, are powered by ... Read More »

ZTE Delays Earnings Over US Ban, Android Phones Thought to Be Key Area of Concern

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE said it needs time to assess the impact of the US order The order bans American companies from selling parts to ZTE Company was due to release results on Thursday China’s ZTE Corp on Wednesday postponed the release of quarterly earnings, saying it needs time to assess the impact of a US order that bans American companies from selling it parts, which could undermine ... Read More »

BlackBerry Must Face Revived US Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

A US judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While an earlier version of the case was dismissed in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the US District Court in Manhattan said the proposed class action can ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Lava Red becomes available in the US and Europe

The sale of the Lava Red OnePlus 5T has begun – it’s launching in Europe and the US, following successful launches in China and India. This is a limited edition model so it won’t be available for long and it only comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage (there’s no 6GB/64GB option). The price is the same as the equivalent Midnight ... Read More »