Gene Sequencing Market to Expand Rapidly at CAGR of 13.5% from 2015 to 2020, Says TrendForce

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Precision medicine is one of the hottest field within the biotechnology sector and has attracted considerable investments by national governments worldwide. Continue reading 

Perfect Business Decision? HTC’s Vive Sales Reaches 140,000 Units

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Despite receiving criticism from Bloomberg for its recent transition towards the contract manufacturing business, HTC’s latest financial performance still turned out to be relatively impressive. Continue reading 

Jack Ma Remains Leader of Hurun IT Rich List

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Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma topped China’s rich list for the IT industry for the third time with a total fortune of 195 billion Chinese yuan (US$28.95 billion), according to the Hurun Research Institute on Oct. 18, which also named Ding Lei, owner of online gaming firm Netease, in the top three for the first time. Continue reading 

Will China’s LeEco be Successful in the U.S. Market?

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The Chinese tech and entertainment firm LeEco, formerly known as LeTV, made its US debut Wednesday at an event in San Francisco. At the event, LeEco said the company would begin begin selling smartphones and smart TVs in the U.S. on Nov. 2. The company will sell its Pro3 smartphone with 64GB of storage and a 5.5-inch screen for $399, with an initial rebate of $100. Continue reading 

U.S. Recycling Firms to Benefit from Samsung Note 7 Recall

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Recycling businesses in the U.S. are said to become the latest beneficiaries of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 global recall by striping down the phones and extracting precious metals from them, foreign media reported. Continue reading 

Google Rolls Out New ‘Click-to-Message’ Ad Extension to Let Customers Easily Converse with Businesses

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could just tap on an advertisement in the search results to send a text message and connect with a corresponding business? Google has long been working on one such mobile ad format that connects advertisers to its customers over SMS and is now gearing up to launch it in coming months. Continue reading 

Samsung Rolls Out Industry’s First 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM Package

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced today that it is introducing the industry’s first 8-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM package, which is expected to greatly improve mobile user experiences, especially for those using Ultra HD, large-screen devices. The 8GB mobile DRAM package utilizes four of the newest 16 gigabit (Gb) LPDDR4 memory chips and advanced 10-nanometer (nm)-class* process technology.  Continue reading 

Yahoo Q3 Earnings Beat Wall Street Estimates, in Wake of Imminent Merger with Verizon

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Search giant Yahoo, who ‘might’ soon be owned by telecom giant Verizon, today reported its unexpectedly impressive third quarter earnings. The company managed to crush Wall Street estimates even after the confirmation of the massive 2015 hack, and it obliging a request from U.S intelligence officials to scan user e-mails without permission. But, does it really matter at this moment? Continue reading 

Huawei’s New Chip Outperforms iPhone 7 and Note 7 SoCs in Benchmark Tests

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Huawei has come up with a brand new processor that is shaping up to be a literal beast. Yup, the Chinese tech firm has recently unveiled the Kirin 960, and according to reports, the new chip was able to outperform even the A10 (iPhone 7) and the Snapdragon 821 (Samsung Galaxy Note 7) systems in various benchmark tests. Continue reading 

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Samsung fired up over GTA mod that turns Note 7 into a bomb
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In the midst of a PR nightmare, Samsung probably isn’t seeing much humor in a Grand Theft Auto mod that turns its recalled Note 7 into a weapon of mass destruction. Is this art imitating life, or life imitating art? I can never remember. Continue reading