Tech Market

Lenovo eyes ‘dynamic’ Indian market for its gaming portfolio

Lenovo has already launched Legion Y520 and Y720 gaming laptops. (Lenovo) Lenovo is looking at the Indian market to push its PC gaming brand Legion. The company says it is banking on the country’s “dynamic” market and a sizeable population, which is interested in high-end gaming devices. “India’s population is so big you do not need many people to get ... Read More »

A Stock to Ride Two Hot Tech Trends

Take two of the hottest themes in the market, electric vehicles and new iPhones, and both lead you to a Korean tech company: Samsung SDI . The $11 billion company, 20% owned by Samsung Electronics , makes most of its revenue from batteries, yet the biggest profit driver in the next few years will come from something else, smartphone screens. ... Read More »

Credit Suisse believes the market ‘underappreciates’ this tech giant worth more than $200 billion

Mark Hurd, CEO, Oracle Oracle will succeed in transitioning its software businesses to the cloud, according to one Wall Street firm. Credit Suisse on Tuesday initiated coverage of the company with an outperform rating. “We believe the market underappreciates the staying power of Oracle’s technology stack and upside opportunities in the cloud,” analyst Brad Zelnick wrote in a note to clients. ... Read More »

Roku IPO stands a fighting chance in a market hostile to tech offerings

Anyone who’s watched promising enough brand-name startups go public and promptly flounder in public waters this year — Hello, Snap. Hello, Blue Apron — would have reason to think that Roku, the next IPO candidate with a familiar name in the world of consumer tech, will suffer a similar fate. Of course, Roku, whose connected devices provide access to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Starz, and other channels, ... Read More »

Cramer: Defense, the dollar and tech make up the market’s ‘new normal’

As news continues to emerge from Texas after Hurricane Harvey, CNBC’s Jim Cramer noticed investors shifting their focus to several other stock market themes. “First feature of the new normal? America’s not the world’s policeman anymore,” the “Mad Money” host said. “Sure, an attack on Japan is like an attack on us. But if North Korea ever sends a missile at ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus Price Cut in India, Following Moto G5S Plus Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The handset was launched at Rs. 16,999 in India Moto G5 Plus was made available via Amazon India recently Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus were launched in India on Tuesday Lenovo brand Moto has slashed the price of Moto G5 Plus smartphone in India post the launch of the company’s Moto G5S Plus smartphone in the country. The 4GB variant of the Moto G5 Plus, which ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Likely Be an Amazon India Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy Note 8 is set to launch on Wednesday It will likely be exclusively sold on Amazon India The phablet is tipped to be priced around EUR 1,000 Samsung is set to unveil its next phablet in the Galaxy Note series on Wednesday. The Galaxy Note 8 has been pretty much detailed in every way over the many ... Read More »

Wearable Tech Market To Grow

Image: iStock Wearable tech is still finding its feet in the market. While there are some clear use-cases such as in health and exercise for smartwatches, and in security in the case of cameras, there’s still quite a bit of scepticism when it comes to many of the devices on the market. Despite that lack of clear use-cases, Gartner forecasts ... Read More »

AI Revolution Will Be All About Humans, Says Siri Trailblazer

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature – digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an android. Predictions for an AI-dominated future are increasingly ... Read More »

VR, AR, 3D Printing and Data Analytics Overtake Visual Tech Market in Education

While visual technologies in education are expected to steadily grow each year through 2021, the majority of the market will comprise virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3D printing and visual data analytics products, according to a new industry forecast. The latest industry report from Technavio predicts the visual tech market in education will grow 33 percent through the forecast period 2017-2021. ... Read More »