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Apple, Facebook and other big tech stocks tank, weigh on Wall Street

Big tech was slammed Friday as investors took profits from the group, which some fear has become a massive market bubble. The sell-off accelerated in afternoon trading, with the Nasdaq falling 2.4 percent, and names like Facebook and Apple, down 4 percent. The S&P tech sector was down 3.3 percent Friday but was still up 18 percent for the year. ... Read More »

‘Thank God for Apple’ and other tech stocks — they’re propping up the market

Many S&P industries are performing poorly, but outsized gains in tech stocks are making the market look better than the underlying trends reveal, TradingAnalysis.com founder Todd Gordon told CNBC on Tuesday. The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq composite on Monday closed at record highs, while the Dow Jones industrial average broke a four-session losing streak and rose to within ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Launch, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review, and Other Top Stories of the Week

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi launched the Redmi 4, Redmi 4 Prime, and Redmi 4A Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is out, and it’s derivative, but fun Samsung launched a flip-phone that’ll likely cost you a crazy amount If you’ve missed out on the news from the world of tech this week, we’ve got you covered. We have all the major highlights together ... Read More »

How to Download UPI Apps by SBI, HDFC, ICICI, and Other Banks on Android and iPhone

HIGHLIGHTS UPI apps by 21 banks, such as SBI, HDFC, ICICI, are available now All banks have released Android apps for UPI, and a few have iOS apps too UPI allows you to make transactions online directly from bank accounts While mobile wallets have capitalised on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation drive and emerged as the big gainers, the government-backed ... Read More »

Waverly Labs Earpieces Translate Other Languages Almost Instantly

Real-time translation used to be the domain of human beings, but machine translation has evolved to the point it can now deliver highly accurate results instantly. Watch this video that shows you how the new Pilot real-time translation earpiece works if you really want to be impressed: Real-time Translation Earpiece At first glance the Pilot looks like a small hearing ... Read More »

Facebook Now Lets US Citizens Endorse Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Other Candidates

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out a new feature which lets users endorse US presidential candidates – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and even third-party candidates like Jill Stein and Gary Johnson. To activate this feature, go to any candidate’s Facebook page. Click “Endorsements” in the left-hand column and add your own endorsement. Facebook’s Help Centre has detailed instructions on how ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Issues With Other Telcos Like Big Boys Ragging the Newbie, Says Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio Issues With Other Telcos Like Big Boys Ragging the Newbie, Says Mukesh Ambani HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio was conceived because of bad connectivity in the Ambani home Ambani says that Reliance has invested Rs. 250,000 crores in the business He says it is not a punt but an engineered ecosystem Reliance Jio was first conceived when its Chairman, Mukesh ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fires Risk Hurting Demand for Other Products

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fires Risk Hurting Demand for Other Products Kong Tse has seen first-hand how the global uproar over flammable Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones is playing out with consumers. The 26-year-old, who hawks devices in the warrens of Hong Kong’s Wanchai Computer Center, says sales of the company’s handsets have tumbled 30 percent since the controversy began, ... Read More »

Google Home, Google Wifi, Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, and Other Announcements

HIGHLIGHTS Google unveiled an array of hardware products on Tuesday The products are the fruits of the unified hardware division The central theme of the products was smart home automation Google at its #MadeByGoogle event unveiled its hardware portfolio, the fruits of the newly-formed hardware division under Rick Osterloh, the former President of Motorola Mobility. Apart from the Pixel and ... Read More »

Google Home, Google Wifi, Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, and Other Announcements

Google Home, Google Wifi, Daydream View, Chromecast Ultra, and Other Announcements HIGHLIGHTS Google unveiled an array of hardware products on Tuesday The products are the fruits of the unified hardware division The central theme of the products was smart home automation Google at its #MadeByGoogle event unveiled its hardware portfolio, the fruits of the newly-formed hardware division under Rick Osterloh, ... Read More »