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November 23, 2017 12:00 AM Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from today

SYDNEY: Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to be ready to take orders on Nov. 23, according to a retailer, the first time the global retail juggernaut has given a start date for doing business in the world No. 12 economy. Australia has long been home to Amazon-registered sellers, but until now they had been limited to sending goods offshore 2

November 19, 2017 12:00 AM Apple pushes launch to next year

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc has pushed the launch of its HomePod smart speaker to early next year from December, the company said on Friday, missing the holiday shopping season as the market for such devices becomes increasingly competitive. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod ... but we need a little more time before it’s ready for our customers 7

October 27, 2017 1:41 PM Harman Kardon Invoke supports voice-activated Skype calling

Skype has been a popular messaging app for quite some time but recently its dominant position has been rightfully challenged. That apart, Skype has been platform agnostic and is available across Android, iOS, Windows, Xbox, and Android Wear smartwatches. The Harman Kardon Invoke comes equipped with seven-far field microphones designed to capture 360° sound 5

October 26, 2017 9:53 PM Jeff Bezos Is $6.6 Billion Richer After Amazon's Earnings

The fortune of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos surged by as much as $6.6 billion in extended trading Thursday after the retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates. If the gains hold through tomorrow, Bezos probably will overtake Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates atop the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking 6

October 26, 2017 5:27 PM We talk about the Pixel 2 XL's display problem (The 3:59, Ep. 306)

We dive into the new Google phone's screen woes, Twitter banning Russia Today and Sputnik ads and Amazon's earnings preview. You may want to hold off on the Google Pixel 2 XL. Or, at least, watch your display really closely. Reviews of the jumbo version of Google's flagship phone have generally been positive, but there are concerns about "burn-in," or leaving 9

October 23, 2017 9:44 AM HORI TAC Pro One brings Xbox One’s first keyboard, mouse

Microsoft wants to blur the boundaries of console and PC gaming. It started when it shifted the Xbox hardware to one that’s closer to a PC. Then it made Windows 10, Cortana, and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps to the console. And, now, it has officially approved the console’s first key officially licensed keyboard and mouse peripherals. Well, somewhat 13

October 21, 2017 12:22 PM Native American tribe sues tech companies

California:- A Native American tribe is suing Amazon and Microsoft for infringing data-processing patents it is holding. The patents were assigned to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe by technology company SRC Labs, and it will receive a share of any award. Tribal sovereignty means that the patents cannot be reviewed by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board 4

October 16, 2017 3:16 PM Harvey Weinstein: Film company in talks over possible sale

The film production company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who is facing a number of sexual assault allegations, is in talks over a possible sale. The Weinstein Company said it had entered a preliminary deal with US private equity firm Colony Capital. Mr Weinstein, 65, was fired by the board of his company earlier this month, and was later expelled 7

October 13, 2017 3:34 PM Samsung Gear Sport And Gear IconX Release Date And Price

The company made an announcement about the Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX release date and price, while preorders start on October 13. Back in August, we heard about Samsung announcing the Gear Sport for the first time. The smartwatch is intended towards sports enthusiasts, but that doesn’t mean it’s restricted from everyone else. The preorders for the Samsung 3

October 13, 2017 1:30 AM OnePlus May Be Tracking Your Data. Here’s How To Ensure It Doesn’t

OnePlus line of smartphones has become increasingly popular in recent years because they offer strong specs and stock Android for a price that’s much more affordable than some other options. However, a security researcher at Redgate, an English software firm, uncovered something disturbing when he was testing his OnePlus 2. He discovered that the phone 7