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Software Patches Will Slow Down Machines – Krzanich

Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich has indicated that software patches put in place to protect computers against a recently uncovered chip vulnerability will slow down machines, but have so far headed off any illicit efforts to obtain data, Speaking at the CES consumer electronics conference in Las Vegas on Monday, Krzanich said that […]

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Smart Speakers Hitting Peak Volume

The explosion in smart speaker sales will peak as soon as next year as the market becomes saturated, according to the organisers of CES 2018, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Amazon Alexa-powered headphones, mirrors, showers, light switches and even smoke alarms are being featured at the show. In the automotive section, a Chinese […]

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Twitter Testing Tweets With As Many As 280 Characters.

Twitter Inc. announced yesterday that it will be lifting its 140-character limit on tweets, in an experiment with a small group that may expand to the entire social media platform. Struggling to attract new users, Twitter said the test will let users send tweets with as many as 280 characters. Lengthening the character limit may […]

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45% Of The Energy Will Come From Cheaper, Cleaner Liquefied Natural Gas By June 2019 -JPS

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says that by June 2019, 45 percent of the energy it supplies to the country will come from cheaper, cleaner liquefied natural gas (LNG). By then, the power company’s Old Harbour and Jamaica Aluminium Company (Jamalco) plants will come on stream to join the Bogue facility in St. James, which […]

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Google Jumps Deeper Into Hardware Business With HTC

Google has jumped into the hardware business with a deal with HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone maker. Alphabet’s Google said it would buy part of struggling HTC. for US$1.1bn in cash, as it accelerates its efforts to crack the handset market. Boosting smartphone manufacturing is seen as providing a stronger hedge against Google’s heavy reliance on […]

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Will My Apple iPhone X Break The US$1,000 Price Barrier? – Updated

Apple is now a US trillion dollar company, by market capitalization and Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is expected to launch today at Apple’s spanking new corporate headquarters, the most anticipated and most expensive IPhone in the company’s history in celebration of the IPhones 10th anniversary. According to published sources, Cook will unveil a premium […]

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Productive Business Solutions Now Listed On The Jamaica Stock Exchange

Photo Caption:(l-r) Celebrating Productive Business Solutions Limited’s (PBS) historical listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) are: Steven Gooden, CEO, NCB Capital Markets Limited; Douglas Cupidon, Head of Corporate Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank; Jason Corrigan, PBS Company Secretary; Marlene Street Forrest, Managing Director, JSE and (right) Paul B Scott, Chair, PBS Group; Michael Lewis, […]

Sterling Investments Directors Approve Five For One Stock Split

Jack Ma Alibaba May Soon Reclaim Title Of World’s Most Valuable Online Retailer; A Position Now Held By The Jeff Bezos Controlled Amazon.

Alibaba the Chinese online ecommerce juggernaut, headed by Jack Ma, could soon reclaim the title of world’s most valuable online retailer; a position now held by the Jeff Bezos controlled Amazon. This as Alibaba’s stock rose nearly 5% to an all-time high today after the company reported sales and profits for its second quarter that […]

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Nokia 8 Pushing What It Calls The “Bothie” As The Next Evolution Of The Selfie

Nokia has launched their most important new handset, The Nokia 8, marking the culmination of efforts to bring the once world-beating Finnish telecoms brand into the modern smartphone era dominated by Samsung, Apple and China’s Huawei. The Nokia 8 is pushing what it calls the “bothie” as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia’s […]

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Analysts Are Focusing On The Wrong Metrics For SnapChat – Evan Spiegel

Snap share prices are plunging as bigger than expected losses pushed share prices in the company behind Snapchat, down as much as 17 per cent. Slowing user growth and a cautious third-quarter outlook helped fuel the drop, but chief executive Evan Spiegel remained positive, telling analysts they were focusing on the wrong metrics. The site […]

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