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HP In Efforts To Promote Education In Third World

HP In Efforts To Promote Education In Third World

HP has unveiled HP School Cloud with the aim of offering access to apps and educational materials to students, adult learners and teachers in poor and rural communities across the globe. Being a hybrid cloud appliance, HP School Cloud will act as a content and file server and a wireless […]

Consumer Sentiment Bounces Back in U.S.

Consumer Sentiment Bounces Back in U.S.

The consumer sentiment in the U.S. was able to bounce back strongly during the early part of October, suggesting the economic recovery had remained in place despite some headwinds due to weak demand globally and a strong U.S. dollar that have been weighing on the country?s industrial sector, in particular […]

Toshiba Markdown on Profit Nearly Doubles Its Prior Estimate

Toshiba Markdown on Profit Nearly Doubles Its Prior Estimate

Toshiba Corp will likely mark down its operating profit from the past by as much as 100 billion yen or $814 million, which is nearly double its estimated restatement made earlier, due to accounting irregularities, said a person close to the situation. In what could be shaping up to be […]

Russia?s Richest Wants the U.S. Tech Market

Russia?s Richest Wants the U.S. Tech Market

The Russian tech market has been nearly conquered by Mail.ru. The Internet portal operates some of the country?s most popular messaging, email and social media services. The portal also owns a large stake in the largest social network in Russia Vkontakte and in Qiwi, a provider of digital payments that […]

Sony Sells 5.3 Million PS4 Consoles Worldwide

Sony Sells 5.3 Million PS4 Consoles Worldwide

Sony said it was well ahead of its deadline to pass the 5 million mark in sales of PS4 by March. The company said that 5.3 million consoles had been shipped across the globe as of February 8. Sony takes pride when announcing these milestones of its popular PlayStation 4 […]

Walmart And Google Ink Voice-Activated Shopping Partnership

Walmart And Google Ink Voice-Activated Shopping Partnership

Walmart has announced that it is partnering with Google in order to allow for voice shopping via Google Assistant starting next month. This is the biggest deal in retail for Google so far as the online search giant seeks to widen the reach of the Google Home speaker. For Walmart […]

Harley-Davidson Sales Stall Causing Earnings to Sputter

Harley-Davidson Sales Stall Causing Earnings to Sputter

On Tuesday, Harley-Davidson said revenue and profit slid during the most recent quarter, although earnings were still better than what Wall Street had expected. Shares, which slid this year by 17%, were up Tuesday 3.6% in trading before the bell. The company, based in Milwaukee, said that worldwide dealer sales […]

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Diabetes Affects Brain Function and Thinking Skills

A study that has just been published in the online journal Neurology indicates that people suffering from type 2 diabetes also demonstrate a drop in cognitive skills as well as the ability to regulate their blood flow to their brain. This is due partly to inflammation, which is one of […]

Amazon Gets Approval To Test Delivery Drones (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon Gets Approval To Test Delivery Drones (NASDAQ:AMZN)

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Amazon approval to begin testing its plan for its Prime Air service, which will use drones to deliver products sold by the company to homes and businesses. The FAA told the company in a letter this week that Amazon can now test its current […]

America Movil To Venture Into Argentina?s Pay Television Market

America Movil To Venture Into Argentina?s Pay Television Market

America Movil, Mexico?s telecommunications giant, recently got the regulatory approval of ENACOM ? National Communications Agency of Argentina to start pay television operations in the South American country. Already, America Movil has wireline and wireless operations in Argentina. The approval from ENACOM will allow America Movil to provide audio-visual services […]