OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

A CASH-STRAPPED council is handing out high-end Samsung Galaxy tablets in a bid to make sick pensioners SKYPE their carers instead of receiving a home visit. Up to 40 OAPs in Essex will be handed top-of-the-range 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets as part of the madcap scheme. SWNS:South West News Service Up to 40 Essex OAPs will receive top-of-the-range computer tablets as part of the trial … Continue reading OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

Mattel scraps plan for digital assistant for kids

AFP <!– –> Mattel, whose CEO Margaret Georgiadis is seen at a 2017 conference, has scrapped plans to sell a connected speaker powered by artificial intelligence for children US toy giant Mattel said Thursday it was cancelling its plan to deliver an artificial intelligence-infused digital speaker for children, following complaints from privacy groups and lawmakers. The device called Aristotle was announced in January during the … Continue reading Mattel scraps plan for digital assistant for kids

Faraday Future Scraps Plans To Build Factory In Vallejo, CA

Electric car startup Faraday Future scrapped plans to build a new factory in Vallejo, California, the Los Angeles-based company confirmed in a statement given to Business Insider. The firm negotiated a preliminary agreement with Vallejo administration in mid-2016 but has now decided to drop the idea of building a vehicle manufacturing facility at the location due to the fact it’s recommitting its resources towards commercializing … Continue reading Faraday Future Scraps Plans To Build Factory In Vallejo, CA

Apple captured 540% the profits of Samsung Mobile in 2016 as China’s phone makers battled for scraps

  By Daniel Eran Dilger Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 11:11 pm PT (02:11 am ET) Apple’s iPhone continued to grab the vast majority of smartphone profits globally, due to poor performance by Samsung and largely profitless production of massive numbers of lower end models by several companies in China. Numbers reported by The Korea Herald from Strategy Analytics estimated that of the $53.7 billion in … Continue reading Apple captured 540% the profits of Samsung Mobile in 2016 as China’s phone makers battled for scraps

Lenovo to revive Motorola brand globally, scraps future smartwatch plans

Lenovo acquired Motorola from Google back in 2014 and its plans for the new brand’s identity have been quite confusing. At the recently concluded MWC 2017, Lenovo finally cleared the air about its future plans for Motorola. Lenovo had earlier planned to use “Moto by Lenovo” branding, but now has decided to scrap it. The company has a new leadership team and a new plan … Continue reading Lenovo to revive Motorola brand globally, scraps future smartwatch plans