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National Australia Bank logo is pictured on an automated teller machine in central Sydney

Australia's big banks team up to challenge Apple on mobile payment apps

Reuters - By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's three biggest banks, including no. 1 lender National Australia Bank (NAB) , on Wednesday said they had lodged a joint application with anti-trust regula…

Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou

Apple sells more iPhones than expected, shares jump after hours

Reuters - Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated …

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  • Google Camera 4.1 adds selfie camera twist gesture, axes manual mode
    Google Camera 4.1 adds selfie camera twist gesture, axes manual mode Digital Trends

    Selfie lovers will soon have an easier way to switch to the front facing camera on Android devices. A quick hand gesture will bring up the selfie camera in the beta version of Google Camera 4.1, though …

    Google Camera 4.1 adds selfie camera twist gesture, axes manual mode

    Selfie lovers will soon have an easier way to switch to the front facing camera on Android devices. A quick hand gesture will bring up the selfie camera in the beta version of Google Camera 4.1, though exposure compensation is now missing.

  • Employees of Amazon India are seen behind a glass bearing the company's logo inside its office in Bengaluru
    Amazon launches Prime loyalty program in India Reuters

    Amazon.com launched its popular Prime loyalty program in India on Tuesday, three years after its entry into the world's second-most populous country. The world's biggest online retailer has been pumping …

    Employees of Amazon India are seen behind a glass bearing the company's logo inside its office in Bengaluru

    Amazon.com launched its popular Prime loyalty program in India on Tuesday, three years after its entry into the world's second-most populous country. The world's biggest online retailer has been pumping billions of dollars into India as it seeks to win a bigger share of a market dominated by homegrown e-retailer Flipkart. …

  • An Apple logo is seen at an Apple store in Pudong, the financial district of Shanghai
    Australia's major banks team up to challenge Apple on mobile payments apps Reuters

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's three biggest banks, including no. 1 lender National Australia Bank (NAB), on Wednesday said they had lodged a joint application with anti-trust regulators …

    An Apple logo is seen at an Apple store in Pudong, the financial district of Shanghai

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's three biggest banks, including no. 1 lender National Australia Bank (NAB), on Wednesday said they had lodged a joint application with anti-trust regulators seeking approval to collectively negotiate with Apple Inc to install their own electronic payments applications on iPhones. …

  • A prototype of the Tesla Model 3 is on display in front of the factory during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker in Sparks
    Tesla's Musk sees 'modest' capital raise for next strategic turn Reuters

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" …

    A prototype of the Tesla Model 3 is on display in front of the factory during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker in Sparks

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" capital raise, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk's comments during a media open house at Tesla's sprawling, …

  • Become the hero of your GoPro with these easy tips and tricks
    Become the hero of your GoPro with these easy tips and tricks Digital Trends

    Want to make the most of your new GoPro Hero camera? After all, there's so much more to it than just mounting it to your bike helmet. Shoot like a professional with these simple GoPro tips and tri …

    Become the hero of your GoPro with these easy tips and tricks

    Want to make the most of your new GoPro Hero camera? After all, there's so much more to it than just mounting it to your bike helmet. Shoot like a professional with these simple GoPro tips and tricks.

  • LG Display guides for earnings recovery after second-quarter slump Reuters

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Wednesday guided for a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch …

    A woman looks at a LG Electronics' OLED TV at its store in Seoul

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Wednesday guided for a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch new gadgets such as smartphones. The firm also unveiled plans to invest 1.99 trillion won ($1.75 billion) to boost …

  • Twitter misses the mark on revenue, outlook in second quarter Digital Trends

    Twitter continues to disappoint with its quarterly earnings. The company's latest financial results missed revenue and outlook expectations, posing tough questions for the company's founder and …

    Twitter misses the mark on revenue, outlook in second quarter

    Twitter continues to disappoint with its quarterly earnings. The company's latest financial results missed revenue and outlook expectations, posing tough questions for the company's founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey.

  • Microsoft injects Office 365 with cool new features for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Digital Trends

    Microsoft said on Tuesday that Office 365 will receive a bunch of new features in July, including Researcher and Editor services for Word. PowerPoint and Outlook will get new goodies, too.

    Microsoft injects Office 365 with cool new features for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

    Microsoft said on Tuesday that Office 365 will receive a bunch of new features in July, including Researcher and Editor services for Word. PowerPoint and Outlook will get new goodies, too.

  • Tesla's Musk says master plan will require capital raise Reuters

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require …

    A Tesla logo hang on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require a "modest capital raise", Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Speaking at a formal unveiling of Tesla's $5 …

  • BlackBerry ‘Neon,’ ‘Argon,’ and ‘Mercury’ rumors, news, price, release date, and more Digital Trends

    BlackBerry isn't dead yet! The company may be readying three new Android smartphones for release later this year. Here's everything we know about the devices, what they look like, and what they …

    BlackBerry ‘Neon,’ ‘Argon,’ and ‘Mercury’ rumors, news, price, release date, and more

    BlackBerry isn't dead yet! The company may be readying three new Android smartphones for release later this year. Here's everything we know about the devices, what they look like, and what they can do.

  • Tesla's Musk says Model 3 could generate $20 billion in revenue per year Reuters

    By Joseph White RENO, Nev. (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion (15.21 billion pounds) in revenue per year and …

    A Tesla logo hang on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York

    By Joseph White RENO, Nev. (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion (15.21 billion pounds) in revenue per year and an annual gross profit of about $5 billion. A "modest capital raise" could be needed to fund Tesla's strategic plans, and …

  • Samsung patents show wireless chargers that can recharge two devices at once Digital Trends

    Samsung's patents for a wireless charger, filed in January 2016, show a tall device that can charge your phone and wearable at the same time. It's unclear when we could see this device hitting …

    Samsung patents show wireless chargers that can recharge two devices at once

    Samsung's patents for a wireless charger, filed in January 2016, show a tall device that can charge your phone and wearable at the same time. It's unclear when we could see this device hitting the market.

  • Jack Dorsey says online harassment 'has no place on Twitter' CNBC

    The CEO explained that while Twitter is "the place for news and social commentary," abuse doesn't count as part of civil discourse.

    Jack Dorsey says online harassment 'has no place on Twitter'

    The CEO explained that while Twitter is "the place for news and social commentary," abuse doesn't count as part of civil discourse.

  • WD, Toshiba finish development of third-generation BiCS3 memory tech Digital Trends

    Western Digital announced that development of its next-generation BiCS3 3D NAND technology is complete, packing 64 layers of vertical storage capacity. The tech is now in production and expected to initially …

    WD, Toshiba finish development of third-generation BiCS3 memory tech

    Western Digital announced that development of its next-generation BiCS3 3D NAND technology is complete, packing 64 layers of vertical storage capacity. The tech is now in production and expected to initially become available later this year.

  • Tinder-owner Match Group users 'swipe left' on paid accounts Reuters

    (Reuters) - Match Group Inc's dating services such as Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid attracted fewer-than-expected users for paid services in the second quarter, which hit the company's revenue …

    Photo illustration of dating app Tinder shown on an Apple iPhone

    (Reuters) - Match Group Inc's dating services such as Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid attracted fewer-than-expected users for paid services in the second quarter, which hit the company's revenue forecast for the current quarter. The company's shares fell as much as 5.2 percent to $15.78 in extended trading on …

  • LG Display to invest $1.75 billion for flexible OLED screens Reuters

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will invest 1.99 trillion won ($1.75 billion) to boost capacity for flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) …

    A man walks out of the headquarters of LG Display in Seoul

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will invest 1.99 trillion won ($1.75 billion) to boost capacity for flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, its latest attempt to meet growing demand from mobile device makers. OLED is widely expected to replace liquid …

  • Patent shows Apple Pencil supporting Mac trackpads, gesture-based commands Digital Trends

    Apple filed a patent that describes an Apple Pencil compatible with Mac trackpads. It would also support "air" gestures, and could theoretically be used as a game controller or mouse replace …

    Patent shows Apple Pencil supporting Mac trackpads, gesture-based commands

    Apple filed a patent that describes an Apple Pencil compatible with Mac trackpads. It would also support "air" gestures, and could theoretically be used as a game controller or mouse replacement.

  • Twitter revenue growth stalls, struggles to boost users Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported its slowest revenue growth since going public in 2013 and set a disappointing forecast, fanning concerns that faster growing social media services …

    A 3D-printed logo for Twitter is seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica

    SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported its slowest revenue growth since going public in 2013 and set a disappointing forecast, fanning concerns that faster growing social media services will make it a niche product. While Twitter struggles to find a way to boost user growth and win over advertisers, social …

  • U.S. issues first government guide on responding to cyber attacks Reuters

    By Dustin Volz and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday issued the U.S. government's first emergency response manual for a major cyber attack, though some officials …

    An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

    By Dustin Volz and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday issued the U.S. government's first emergency response manual for a major cyber attack, though some officials acknowledged it lacked clear guidance on possible retaliation against hacker adversaries. The Obama administration, which …

  • Facebook makes good on promise to open-source its 360-degree camera Digital Trends

    Facebook has finally released all the details on its 360-degree camera, which the company announced at the F8 conference in April. As of today, all you need to build your own Surround 360 can be found …

    Facebook makes good on promise to open-source its 360-degree camera

    Facebook has finally released all the details on its 360-degree camera, which the company announced at the F8 conference in April. As of today, all you need to build your own Surround 360 can be found on GitHub, if you can afford the hardware.