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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Guaido Claims “Clandestine Meetings” With Venezuela’s Military In NYT Op-Ed

In a bid to solidify his legitimacy, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido has claimed in a New York Times Op-Ed that he and his advisers have “had clandestine meetings with members of the armed forces and the security forces” in Venezuela, offering amnesty to all who are not found guilty of crimes against humanity.  Guaido declared himself interim president of Venezuela last ... Read More »

Global Stock Rally Fades After Italy Slides Into Recession

The total capitulation by the Federal Reserve which confirmed all it cares about is the stock market, propelled world stocks to their best January on record on Thursday, although in a deja vu of last January, when stocks similarly soared only to flop spectacularly, traders were trying not to get too carried away. An overnight rally in global markets, helped ... Read More »

Nokia predicts staggered demand for 5G kit in 2019

Nokia will compete with Ericsson, Samsung and Huawei in the infrastructure market, with all hoping that demand for 5G kit will offset falling sales for 4G equipment.Nokia expects staggered sales of its telecommunications network equipment in 2019, reflecting the 5G rollout plans of operatorsThe Finnish mobile giant said that although it had strong customer engagement with 5G, is happy with ... Read More »

Moto G7 release date, price, news and leaks

The Moto G7 launch date may not be far off, and rumors are coming in thick and fast on Motorola’s next budget handset.In fact, the Moto G7 is tipped to arrived alongside three other handsets all bearing the G7 name – the G7 Play, G7 Power and Moto G7 Plus – but it’s the standard G7 which is likely to ... Read More »

Huawei shows its 5G arsenal with the multi-mode Balong 5000 chipset

Huawei has officially launched its 5G multi-mode chipset Balong 5000 in China last week that supports a broad range of 5G products such as smartphones, home broadband devices, vehicle-mounted devices, and 5G modules. Huawei also revealed its first commercial 5G device, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro hotspot device.”The Balong 5000 will open up a whole new world to consumers,” said ... Read More »

Moto G7 Plus release date, price, news and leaks

The Motorola Moto G7 Plus is tipped to be the most premium of a rumored four new handsets to bear the G7 name this year.With an expected Moto G7 Plus launch date of February 7, there’s not long to wait and details are coming in thick and fast about the handset.Extensive Moto G7 Plus leaks have revealed pretty much everything ... Read More »

The best Android games

There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s how!We cover the best titles on Android right now, including the finest racers, puzzlers, adventure games, arcade titles and more.  We’ve tried these games out, and looked to ... Read More »

Social media should have “duty of care” towards kids, UK MPs urge

Social media platforms are being urged to be far more transparent about how their services operate and to make “anonymised high-level data” available to researchers so the technology’s effects on users — and especially on children and teens — can be better understood. The calls have been made in a report by the UK parliament’s Science and Technology Committee which ... Read More »

Poor smartphones sales drag LG to first quarterly loss in 2 years

We’ve written extensively about LG’s struggling mobile business, which has suffered at the hands of aggressive Chinese Android makers, and now that unit has dragged its parent company into posting its first quarterly loss for two years. The Korean electronics giant is generally in good health — it posted a $2.4 billion profit for 2018 — but its smartphone business’s ... Read More »

Dadi brings in $2M to democratize sperm storage

The founders of Dadi — pronounced daddy — think men are in need of a wake-up call. “Men [have] a biological clock just like women, which is something that people don’t talk about,” Dadi co-founder and chief executive officer Tom Smith told TechCrunch. “Infertility isn’t a women’s issue; It’s both a men’s and women’s issue.” Smith believes Dadi, the provider of ... Read More »