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March 11, 2018 12:00 AM Best Buy chief says turnaround done

NEW YORK: Best Buy Co Inc has completed a five-year turnaround and is ready to compete with market leader Inc to prove U.S. retail is not a "winner takes all" situation, Chief Executive Hubert Joly told Reuters on Friday. Brick-and-mortar retailers like Best Buy have closed stores and some have gone out of business over the past few years 10

March 3, 2018 12:00 AM Pak players to feature in CPL

LAHORE: A number of Pakistani cricketers were either retained by franchises from the previous year or moved into a new one in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2018 drafts, according to reports. Fast-bowlers from Pakistan remained in high demand in CPL draft. Wahab Riaz and Junaid Khan will play from Barbados Tridents. Wahab was signed by Tridents for $40,000 while 11

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Guards retake control of Brazilian prison

RIO DE JANEIRO: The last of 18 hostages seized in a prison riot near Rio de Janeiro have been freed and guards have retaken control of the facility, officials said. The uprising in the overcrowded prison began on Sunday and was quelled after a few hours, the state penitentiary administration said in a statement late on Sunday. Eight guards and 10 inmates 7

January 27, 2018 12:00 AM Dell considering acquisitions or possible IPO

BENGALURU: U.S. computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a range of options that could see the world´s largest privately held technology company grow further through acquisitions or go public, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Dell´s board of directors will meet later this month to consider the biggest shakeup in the company 11

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Google teams with Sony, Lenovo for smart speakers with touchscreens

LAS VEGAS: Alphabet Inc´s Google said on Monday its voice-controlled virtual assistant will show up this year in new tablet-like devices designed by LG Electronics Inc and Sony Corp as the technology company seeks to challenge Inc´s dominance in a fledgling market. Dubbed smart displays by Google, the new devices introduce tablet-like screens 7

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

SYDNEY: 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 7

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 11

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 11

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

The fortune of 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 8

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 13