Tech Market

San Diego Stands Out For Attracting Tech

San Diego is attracting tech firms from elsewhere, offering an attractive alternative for startups and established firms as they grow into new markets. The area benefits from the lure of a growing economy and high quality of life while still remaining less expensive than some of the traditional tech meccas, a recent JLL report notes. Technology is the top industry for real ... Read More »

Tech ETFs Are Still Driving the Market

Technology stocks and sector-related ETFs have outperformed this year with some technology ETFs posting gains that are more than double those of delivered by the S&P 500. The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca: XLK), the largest tech ETF, is outpacing the S&P 500 by a 2-to-1 margin. XLK tries to reflect the performance of the Technology Select Sector Index, which is ... Read More »

China’s Bike-Share Market a Failure of Transparency and Tech

Bluegogo, one of China’s largest bike-share companies, appears on the edge of ruin, with its office empty, debts unpaid and its CEO suddenly absent. The firm, which has raised $58 million and funded moves into Sydney and San Francisco, has outstanding debts of $30m it cannot pay, one insider told Yicai Global. Bluegogo, which has 700,000 bikes in its network, was ... Read More »

Best Phone Under Rs. 20,000: Check Out the Best Mobiles Under Rs. 20,000 You Can Buy

HIGHLIGHTS The Huawei Honor 8 is a great pick under Rs. 20,000 If size isn’t an issue, consider the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 The Samsung Galaxy On Max delivers an excellent camera on a budget Best mobile phone under Rs. 20,000 would be on your mind if you have a budget sufficient for modern features but the mindset to not ... Read More »

The World Wide Tech Market is Poised to Explode

Looking back at the last six months, tech industry researchers are confident that the rest of this year and then on into 2018, we will see worldwide purchases of technology hardware and software mainly government and corporate businesses will grow by as much as three percent this year and most likely by four percent next year. The continuing flexibility and ... Read More »

Seattle’s housing market is growing twice as fast as San Francisco’s — signaling a tech exodus

(GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Seattle’s housing market is seeing the fastest appreciation in home values in the country, according to the latest data from Zillow Group. The real estate data powerhouse released its September Market Report report Thursday and it shows Seattle’s home price growth is even outpacing Silicon Valley’s. Now would be a perfect time to join in on this ... Read More »

Global Tech Market Will Grow By 4% In 2018, Reaching $3 Trillion

By Andrew Bartels, Vice President and Principal Analyst Forrester published its mid-year global tech market outlook for 2017 and 2018. In constant currencies, we project that global purchases of technology software, hardware, and services by businesses and governments will grow by 3.4% in 2017, and by 4% in 2018. Software and tech consulting services spending will see the strongest growth, with ... Read More »

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless ... Read More »

Kult Gladiator Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Kult Gladiator sports a 5.5-inch HD display It is powered by a MediaTek 6737 SoC and has 3GB of RAM Camera performance suffers in low light Some smartphone companies try to make a mark with high-end flagships, but the entry-level segment is still where most of the action is, and plenty of companies focus only on the low-end. ... Read More »

How Apple and Android took over the smartphone market

Microsoft recently confirmed that its Windows Phone operating system is over and done. That means when it’s time to buy a new smartphone, there are basically only two operating systems a consumer can choose from: iOS or Android. The two have a sort of duopoly on the smartphone market. Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, and a little over ... Read More »