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Samsung Galaxy S6: What To Expect At Mobile World Congress?

By<p>Shuli Ren<p>Samsung Electronics (005930.KS/SSNLF) is expected to unveil its new flagship Galaxy S6 at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress on March 1.<p>As equity investors, what should we be looking for? Pacific Crest's Michael McConnell and team gave us a nice check list this week.<p>First, Samsung …

Mobile

IndieBio Will Accelerate Synthetic Biology To Tech Startup Speed

Can biology move at “internet speed”? Is there a Moore’s Law for cells? What about the problems that cannot be solved by information technology alone? IndieBio, a new biotech accelerator based in both San Francisco and Cork, Ireland, is proposing to answer these questions and more.<p>“What a lot of …

Immune System

Hey, big spender: Luxe buyer not who you may think

Take a minute to picture the stereotypical luxury shopper.<p>What do you see?<p>If the vision of a 45-year-old, fur-clad woman immediately comes to mind, …

Luxury Lifestyle

Low oil prices: Double-edged sword for banks

The dramatic drop in oil prices touches every U.S. industry: Energy production and refining, logistics and transportation, construction, retail and …

Oil & Gas Industry

Where we see opportunity: Blackstone's Schwarzman

The drop in oil prices has created a unique opportunity to invest in energy, Steve Schwarzman, CEO of private equity giant Blackstone, told CNBC on …

Venture Capital

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How Does A Strong Dollar Affect Lenovo?

By<p>Shuli Ren<p>In the second half this year, the U.S. dollar has strengthened considerably against major currencies and is pointing higher after the Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was on pace to increase interest rates as early as April.<p>The world's largest PC …

Lenovo

Oncothyreon Pays $20M for Array BioPharma’s Breast Cancer Drug

Oncothyreon and Array BioPharma announced today that they have updated their development agreement around a breast cancer drug invented by …

How Big Data Improves Sales Management and Predicts Performance

Enterprises worth their salt typically use a set of standard key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate progress, but there are limits to the …

3D printing points way to smarter cancer treatment

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely.<p>The initiative is the latest example of medicine harnessing the rapidly emerging …

3D Printing

External traffic to Spanish news sites plummets after Google move

Advertisement<p>57 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Pavel P<p>As expected, Google removed all Spanish publishers from its Google News index on Tuesday, which the …

Stanford 'high-rise' chip takes on IoT and big data

Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered "high-rise" chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on …

Engineering

Who loses if Russia implodes?

No one wins if Russia's economy falls apart.<p>Its trading partners -- countries and businesses -- are watching with concern as Russia scrambles to tackle a deepening economic crisis, sparked by plunging oil prices and punishing international sanctions.<p>The ruble has been in free fall and is already …

What we read about deep learning is just the tip of the iceberg

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ri han / Shutterstock<p>The artificial intelligence technique known as deep learning is white hot right now, as we have …

Blocking AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile has been great for US consumers, but bad news for operators

Since the US government stopped AT&T from buying rival T-Mobile—a move that would have cemented AT&T as the largest wireless company in the US, and reduced the number of nationwide operators to three from four—the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary has kept the industry on its toes.<p>Pumped up by CEO John …

Mobile

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Talking PointFebruary 15, 2018<p>Who let the dogs out?<p>A new lunar new year ushers in the canine zodiac sign<p>February 16 marks the first day of the Year …

More turbulence ahead for oil prices

Oil prices could slide again this week as the market digests statements from OPEC on Sunday indicating it would not prop up the price of crude.<p>The head of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Abdalla Salem el-Badri, said Sunday that OPEC has no set price target for oil, according to …

This New Lingerie Line Redefines Nude to Include Everyone

Magenta, pearl, white, lavender, sage green, steel gray, neon pink—name a color, and you can almost certainly find it in a bra or a pair of boy …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

A quick look at Snapdragon 810, 2015’s first flagship mobile chip | Ars Technica

The focus is 4K, but CPU, GPU, and wireless will all get a boost, too.<p>CES is almost here, and while most of the industry's biggest names (Apple, …

Another 200,000 Cars Have Been Added To Takata Exploding Airbag Recall

Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said in a statement late Thursday that it was recalling 208,783 vehicles by adding the second inflator family as well as including five states and three territories.<p>The company said no accidents or injuries in any of its vehicles have been linked to …

Airbags

The Food That Tons of Slim People Eat at Least Twice a Day

Milk, in particular, was a major factor affecting the size of people's waists: Daily milk drinkers were significantly less likely to be obese than non-drinkers—an association that only applied to women. The caveat? There was a BMI benefit only when the milk contained less than 3.4 percent fat …

Opinion: 7 big ways to invest your money in 2015

Calling a market top has been a dangerous game these past few years, and I don’t presume that a stock market correction, or, heaven forbid, a crash, …

Stock Markets

Full scale of plastic in world’s oceans revealed for first time

It is no secret that the world’s oceans are swimming with plastic debris—the first floating masses of trash were discovered in the 1990s. But …

OIL TUMBLES AGAIN: Here's What You Need To Know

First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 17,596.3, +63.1, (+0.3%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,035.3, +9.2, (+0.4%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,708.1, +24.1, (+0.5%)<p>And now, the top stories on Thursday:<p>1. Oil did it again. In afternoon trade on Thursday, oil plunged to new lows, with WTI crude cracking $60 a barrel for the first time since July …

Markets

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Intel lost in mobile, so it's betting hard on wearables

After missing the boat on phones and tablets, Intel wants in on 'things'<p>Intel missed the boat on mobile phones and got left behind in tablets, and now it's trying — like many others — to get a foot in the door for what it believes to be the next wave of connected devices. Instead of building those …