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GE profit rises 36 percent, but sales slow

Reuters - (Reuters) - General Electric Co reported a 36 percent jump in fourth-quarter earnings on Friday, helped by strength in its power and renewable energy businesses, and it affirmed its growth and profi…

Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you?

Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you?

Digital Trends - We analyze the features and reliability of the top five Android security and antiv…

Check Point (CHKP) Stock Up on Q4 Earnings & Sales Beat

Check Point (CHKP) Stock Up on Q4 Earnings & Sales Beat

Zacks - Shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) were up 7.5% yesterday following th…

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  • Logo of Amaya seen in Montreal
    Amaya raises 2016 adjusted profit forecast Reuters

    (Reuters) - Canada's Amaya Inc raised its 2016 adjusted profit forecast, citing better-than-expected results in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, helped by its casino games and a successful relaunch in …

    Logo of Amaya seen in Montreal

    (Reuters) - Canada's Amaya Inc raised its 2016 adjusted profit forecast, citing better-than-expected results in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, helped by its casino games and a successful relaunch in Portugal. The gambling website operator now expects 2016 adjusted profit of $364 million-$374 million, higher than its …

  • Is Texas Instruments (TXN) Poised to Beat on Q4 Earnings?
    Is Texas Instruments (TXN) Poised to Beat on Q4 Earnings? Zacks

    Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) is expected to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter 2016 results on Jan 24.

    Is Texas Instruments (TXN) Poised to Beat on Q4 Earnings?

    Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) is expected to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter 2016 results on Jan 24.

  • Tech Stocks Earnings Due Early Next Week: YHOO, CA & More
    Tech Stocks Earnings Due Early Next Week: YHOO, CA & More Zacks

    The fourth quarter earnings season has begun with results from 41 S&P 500 members or 12.5% of the index's total market capitalization already out.

    Tech Stocks Earnings Due Early Next Week: YHOO, CA & More

    The fourth quarter earnings season has begun with results from 41 S&P 500 members or 12.5% of the index's total market capitalization already out.

  • Samsung goes budget-friendly with the Galaxy J2 Ace
    Samsung goes budget-friendly with the Galaxy J2 Ace Digital Trends

    Samsung announced the Galaxy J2 Ace, which looks to occupy the low-end smartphone space. The phone is available for purchase in India, though it might see a release in other regions.

    Samsung goes budget-friendly with the Galaxy J2 Ace

    Samsung announced the Galaxy J2 Ace, which looks to occupy the low-end smartphone space. The phone is available for purchase in India, though it might see a release in other regions.

  • Microsoft is now throwing free upgrades at subscribers of Windows 10 Enterprise
    Microsoft is now throwing free upgrades at subscribers of Windows 10 Enterprise Digital Trends

    Microsoft said on Thursday that Windows 10 Enterprise subscribers can now upgrade Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 devices for free. This offer applies to Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5, and Secure Productive …

    Microsoft is now throwing free upgrades at subscribers of Windows 10 Enterprise

    Microsoft said on Thursday that Windows 10 Enterprise subscribers can now upgrade Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 devices for free. This offer applies to Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5, and Secure Productive Enterprise E3 and E5 subscription plans.

  • Media Markt trials service to rent drones, VR headsets Reuters

    Media Saturn, Europe's biggest consumer electronics group, is trialing a new service at its Media Markt unit to allow customers to rent devices such as drones or virtual reality headsets, in a bid to tempt …

    Employees of German electronics retailer Media-Saturn switch on television in their European state-of-the-art store in Ingolstadt

    Media Saturn, Europe's biggest consumer electronics group, is trialing a new service at its Media Markt unit to allow customers to rent devices such as drones or virtual reality headsets, in a bid to tempt customers to try out new products. Media Saturn, part of retailer Metro, reported sluggish Christmas sales, hurt by …

  • Rumor says Asus is plotting high-specification Zenfone 4 range for 2017 Digital Trends

    Asus released several smartphones under the Zenfone 3 name during 2016 and even early 2017, but rumors are spreading it'll replace the range with new Zenfone 4 devices in May 2017. Here's what …

    Rumor says Asus is plotting high-specification Zenfone 4 range for 2017

    Asus released several smartphones under the Zenfone 3 name during 2016 and even early 2017, but rumors are spreading it'll replace the range with new Zenfone 4 devices in May 2017. Here's what we think we know about them so far.

  • Trading house says Samsung seeks $429 million in LCD panel supply dispute Reuters

    A Japanese electronics trading house said Samsung Electronics Co has filed a request for arbitration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over an LCD panel maker's decision to stop supplies …

    A file photo shows employees walking in the main office building of Samsung Electronics in Seoul

    A Japanese electronics trading house said Samsung Electronics Co has filed a request for arbitration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over an LCD panel maker's decision to stop supplies to the South Korean company. In a statement, Kuroda Electric Co said Samsung filed the request for ICC arbitration in …

  • Toshiba making preparations for sale of stake in chip business: sources Reuters

    By Kentaro Hamada and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp <6502.T> has begun preparations to sell a minority stake in its core chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said, …

    FILE PHOTO - Workers prepare the new year's eve numerals above a Toshiba sign in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

    By Kentaro Hamada and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp <6502.T> has begun preparations to sell a minority stake in its core chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said, as it urgently seeks funding to avoid being crippled by an upcoming multi-billion dollar writedown. The industrial conglomerate …

  • Tech firm creates Trump monitor for stock markets Reuters

    Just in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump. Trump …

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is broadcast on a screen on the floor at the NYSE in Manhattan, New York City

    Just in time for his inauguration, London-based fintech firm Trading.co.uk is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump. Trump knocked several billion off the value of pharmaceutical stocks a week ago by saying they were "getting away with murder" …

  • South Korea prosecutors summon another Samsung executive Reuters

    South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Friday it summoned a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd executive for questioning as it investigates a widening influence-peddling scandal that has embroiled …

    FILE PHOTO - A man walks behind a logo of Samsung Electronics at the company's headquarters in Seoul

    South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Friday it summoned a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd executive for questioning as it investigates a widening influence-peddling scandal that has embroiled President Park Geun-hye. The office said it had summoned Executive Vice President Hwang Sung-soo for questioning at 2 p.m. …

  • Indian central bank working on plan to reduce online charges: sources Reuters

    The Reserve Bank of India is working on a plan to reduce online transaction costs as it tries to encourage more digital banking, two parliamentary panel members quoted central bank governor Urjit Patel …

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel smiles while attending a seminar during the Vibrant Gujarat investor summit in Gandhinagar

    The Reserve Bank of India is working on a plan to reduce online transaction costs as it tries to encourage more digital banking, two parliamentary panel members quoted central bank governor Urjit Patel as saying on Friday. "We are working on a mechanism to bring down transaction costs," one member of the public accounts …

  • Nokia 6 Is Finally Here: Nokia Android Phone Units Sold Out In Just A Minute During First Flash Sale Inquisitr

    HMD Global launched the first Nokia Android phone, Nokia 6, a couple of weeks ago and the company had its first flash sale in China this week. According to a report, the units sold exclusively at JD.com …

    Nokia 6 Is Finally Here: Nokia Android Phone Units Sold Out In Just A Minute During First Flash Sale

    HMD Global launched the first Nokia Android phone, Nokia 6, a couple of weeks ago and the company had its first flash sale in China this week. According to a report, the units sold exclusively at JD.com went out of stock in just a minute. The report was delivered by Chinese website Anzhuo.cn, via Playful... Read more » …

  • Tim Hortons, Burger King plan to launch app in latest push towards automation The Canadian Press

    The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King plans to launch an app Canada-wide this spring that would allow customers to order and pay in advance on their smartphone without lining up to pay a cashier. …

    Tim Hortons, Burger King plan to launch app in latest push towards automation

    The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King plans to launch an app Canada-wide this spring that would allow customers to order and pay in advance on their smartphone without lining up to pay a cashier. The move by Restaurant Brands International (TSX:QSR) follows a similar one by Starbucks and is the latest push …

  • Trump’s Smartphone To Pose Security Risk? International Business Times

    Donald Trump, who is known to tweet through his Android phone quite often, has given up his device as he prepares to take office Friday, a report said.

    Trump’s Smartphone To Pose Security Risk?

    Donald Trump, who is known to tweet through his Android phone quite often, has given up his device as he prepares to take office Friday, a report said.

  • Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos Reuters

    By Martinne Geller and Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly …

    An attendee communicate with SARA a robot assisstant during a presentation at the WEF in Davos

    By Martinne Geller and Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines. From taxi drivers to healthcare professionals, technologies such as robotics, driverless cars, artificial …

  • How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV The Canadian Press

    The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country. …

    How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV

    The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country. Television channels carrying the inauguration live include ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS, C-SPAN and Fox News, as well …

  • China extends Hollywood push with $1 billion Paramount investment Reuters

    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support …

    A security guard speaks into a microphone in his sleeve outside the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York

    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow. As part of the agreement, SFG and Huahua Media will finance a combined 25 percent of all of Paramount's …

  • How to lose your verified account: Pretend to be communist Jackie Onassis Mashable

    Jackie Onassis, the First Lady to U.S. President John F. Kennedy, has been kicking up a bit of a storm on Twitter in the past few months. So much so, that she's had her account suspended, blue tick …

    How to lose your verified account: Pretend to be communist Jackie Onassis

    Jackie Onassis, the First Lady to U.S. President John F. Kennedy, has been kicking up a bit of a storm on Twitter in the past few months. So much so, that she's had her account suspended, blue tick and all. All this, despite the fact she passed away back in 1994. Way before the social platform existed. SEE ALSO: Twitter …

  • Tag Heuer Confirms New Connected Smartwatches For 2017 International Business Times

    Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver revealed that the new iteration of its Connected smartwatches will have GPS, NFC and other hardware improvements.

    Tag Heuer Confirms New Connected Smartwatches For 2017

    Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver revealed that the new iteration of its Connected smartwatches will have GPS, NFC and other hardware improvements.