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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Mnuchin, Lighthizer Headed To Beijing After “Substantial Progress” Made In Trade Talks

Update: After an Oval Office meeting between Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and President Trump, Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer announced that he and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin “will be going over there (China) shortly and then we’ll see where we are,” adding that while they had made “substantial progress” following two intense days of discussions, there is “much work to do” and ... Read More »

The best 4K monitors 2017: the top Ultra HD monitors and displays

For a while, the best 4K monitors were the golden ideal of computing, but these days, its available for basically anyone. Which is good, because these days everything is designed for ultra high definition displays, from operating systems to the best PC games. And, just like all the best monitors out there, they’re designed to provide users with a beautifully ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch 2 might actually be a smaller, cheaper, stripped-down console

The next Nintendo Switch console may not be the new and improved version that many are clamoring for, but rather a shrinking or condensing of the current platform. That’s the latest from Japanese news outlet Nikkei, translated via Nintendo Everything.The outlet reports, citing sources both from hardware partners and game developers, that the console will be both ‘miniaturized’ to emphasize ... Read More »

Best all-in-one PCs 2017: top compact AIO desktops

The best all-in-one PCs, unlike conventional PCs, are desktop PCs with displays built-in. You’ll often find a mix of laptop and desktop components in an all-in-one PC, and while that does make it harder to dig in and upgrade to one of the best processors, there are definitely some advantages. One of the core advantages of the best all-in-one PCs is ... Read More »

This Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus ‘official’ photo may be the real deal

Forget all of the Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks based on concepts and schematics, and take a look at what appears to be the first ‘official’ Galaxy S10 Plus photo.It’s said to be Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus press render, one that backs up all of the major rumors we’ve heard previously, according to the leakers at 91mobiles.The front and back of ... Read More »

Lowe’s is killing off and bricking its Iris smart home products at the end of March

If you’ve got any gear from Lowe’s Iris line of smart home products, it’s time to start looking for alternatives. Lowes has announced that the line is toast, with plans to flip the switch on “the platform and related services” at the end of March. In other words: much of this once smart connected gear is about to get bricked. ... Read More »

Kleiner Perkins gets back to early stage with its $600M 18th fund

“KP used be a small team doing hands-on company building. We’re moving away from being this institution with multiple products and really just focusing on early stage venture capital” Kleiner Perkins partner Ilya Fushman tells me. 47 years after its founding, the storied venture fund is going “back to the future” with today’s announcement of a 18th fund — a ... Read More »

Amazon reports better than expected Q4, but lowers Q1 guidance

Amazon had a heck of a holiday. The online retail giant posted Q4 earnings today, reporting $72.4 billion in revenue, topping last year’s $60.45 billion and besting the analyst forecat of $71.92 billion. Extremely wealthy individual Jeff Bezos singled out Alexa’s record holiday season as a source of the robust quarter. “Alexa was very busy during her holiday season. Echo ... Read More »

China wants to keep its spot as a leader in the space race with plans to launch 30 missions

Keeping its spot among the top countries who are competing in the space race, China is planning to launch 30 missions this year, according to information from the state-run China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp., reported by the Xinhua news agency. Last year, China outpaced the United States in the number of national launches it had completed through the middle ... Read More »

Twitter cuts off API access to follow/unfollow spam dealers

Notification spam ruins social networks, diluting the real human interaction. Desperate to gain an audience, users pay services to rapidly follow and unfollow tons of people in hopes that some will follow them back. The services can either automate this process or provide tools for users to generate this spam themselves, Earlier this month, a TechCrunch investigation found over two ... Read More »