​Trump: Apple will build three beautiful plants in the US

​Trump: Apple will build three beautiful plants in the US
US President Donald Trump has said that Apple will build three major manufacturing facilities in the US. Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook promised him "three big plants, beautiful plants" in the US as part of the their talks over business-tax reform and investment. Special Feature …
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​Intel drops Arduino 101 maker board and Curie module

​Intel drops Arduino 101 maker board and Curie module
An Intel Curie module button-sized prototype. Image: Intel Two years after launching the Curie-powered Arduino 101 maker board, Intel is calling it quits on the hardware. The chip-maker has announced the end-of-life for its Curie Module, which launched in 2015, and was integrated into the $30 Arduino 101 to become an Intel Quark-based alternative to the more common AR…
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​SK Hynix posts all-time-high profits for Q2

​SK Hynix posts all-time-high profits for Q2
South Korean semiconductor giant SK Hynix has posted an all-time-high profit for the second quarter of 2017 thanks to an unprecedented demand for memory chips.The company posted 3.057 trillion won ($2.7 billion) in operating profit and 6.69 trillion won in revenue, both the highest to date.Operating profit rose 24 percent from the previous quarter of 2.47 trillion won, now its second-highest.SK Hynix said that the results for the quarter were helped …
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HP unveils two new Pavilion all-in-one PCs starting at $750

HP unveils two new Pavilion all-in-one PCs starting at $750
HP's revamped Pavilion all-in-one PC.It's been a bit quiet on the PC front of late, but expect things to heat up soon with back-to-school shopping on the horizon. HP jumps the gun a little with the launch of a pair of refreshed Pavilion all-in-one (AIO) desktops today.While it's not a complete overhaul, the new AIOs -- the Pavilion 24 and Pavilion 27, with respective screen sizes of 23.8 and 27 inches -- get a substantial makeover from previous model…
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AMD's Q2 better than expected as computing, graphics processor demand stronger

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AMD's second quarter results were better than expected as it saw strong demand for its computing and graphics processors.The company reported second quarter non-GAAP earnings of 2 cents a share on revenue of $1.22 billion, up 19 percent from $1.03 billion a year ago. AMD reported a net loss of $16 million, or 2 cents a share. Wall Street was expecting AMD to break even on non-GAAP earnings per share on revenue of $1.15 billion.AMD has been busy this …
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Top tips to improve IoT smart home security

Top tips to improve IoT smart home security
Firewall policies lets you view and modify access rules and enables you to filter traffic. Look for 'port forwarding' to block unauthorised access requests. Make sure that ports 80, 443, and port 25 stay open to let HTTP, HTTPS, and SMTP traffic through.…
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Nokia moves back toward consumers to reclaim an iconic brand

Nokia moves back toward consumers to reclaim an iconic brand
(Image: HMD Global) When Nokia sold off its ailing handset division, it seemed to mark the end of the company's pursuit of B2C businesses. Many of the company's fans hoped for a speedy return to smartphones built around an operating system that wasn't doomed, particularly after the launch of the Nokia N1 tablet.Indeed, as the smartphon…
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Motorola vs Essential: A tale of two mod approaches

Motorola vs Essential: A tale of two mod approaches
(Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet) The jury is still out on whether modular phones will be able to attach themselves to mainstream acceptance in a market that has thus far favored tight integration and slim form factors. But after a few false steps by Google and LG, some companies continue to push forth the idea.Among these is Lenovo via it…
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With Enterprise Edition, Google Glass finds its ROI calling

With Enterprise Edition, Google Glass finds its ROI calling
Glass is back. And this time it's going to the office. See: Google Glass returns with Enterprise Edition: Why the rebirth, partner approach makes senseActually, the little secret of Glass is that it has been best-suited for productivity for a long time. But it took Microsoft's early success with Hololens to augment Google's reality with the truth that using Glass for work addresses virtually all of the problems associated with it. This includes:Expen…
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​Bigger Raspberry Pi rival offers upgradeable memory and storage

​Bigger Raspberry Pi rival offers upgradeable memory and storage
Gigabyte's GA-SBCAP3350 sidle-board computer has upgradable RAM. Gigabyte Taiwanese motherboard maker Gigabyte has launched a new single-board Raspberry Pi rival with upgradeable memory and storage. That option is notably different to the Raspberry Pi and many other single-board computers that come with a fixed amount of memory. The new Gigabyte GA-SBCAP3350, spotted…
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