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Blackberry Considering Android Smartphone Release

- Jun 12, 2015<p><i>Reuters</i> reports today that Blackberry is considering the release of an Android-based smartphone. The Ontario-based smartphone maker is …

Report: ‘Phablets’ a Fad – Mid-Sized Smartphones Get the Most Use

- Apr 1, 2013<p>A new report released by Flurry Analytics takes a look at screen sizes and form factors in the mobile device market and finds that …

Smartphone Sensors May Detect Depression According To Study

Sensors in your smartphone could one day detect if you suffer from depression. According to a recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine, …

10 Great Cheap Unlocked Smartphones for Travelers

If you don't have a smartphone that works overseas, we can kit you out with one for under $200.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Mobile Technology

Two Convertibles: Rolls-Royce vs. Ferrari

cars

On Wheels: The Rolls-Royce Wraith and the price of true luxury

It is an extraordinary automobile, to put it mildly. It defies nomenclature — luxury, near-luxury, super-luxury, all those marketing terms invented to separate the wealthy and would-be wealthy from their money. Perhaps the person who comes closest to describing the rarefied world of the Rolls-Royce …

Rolls Royce parting from tradition with ‘playful, more daring’ Dawn

This is a story about a car, but you may need a cold shower after reading it.<p>The Dawn "promises a striking, seductive encounter," CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes states. Indeed, Rolls-Royce says, in its "tentative, inchoate, anticipatory state, is the world coming to light from the ethereal dark of the …

Rolls-Royce honors Singapore with an incredible limited-edition car

The luxury car brand announced this week that it will be selling a SG50 Ghost Series II in connection with the 50th anniversary of Singapore's independence, which will be celebrated during Jubilee Weekend on August 7-10.<p>"This SG50 Ghost Series II, a unique celebratory Rolls-Royce, will sit as a …

Antonio Brown shows off Steelers-inspired Rolls-Royce at camp

LATROBE, Pa. -- As promised, Antonio Brown showed up to Steelers training camp on Saturday in a Steelers-inspired Rolls-Royce -- valued at $500,000 …

Rolls-Royce CEO Pledges to Speed Turnaround Efforts

British engine maker’s earnings have been hit repeatedly by weak conditions in its key markets<p>LONDON—Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Chief Executive Warren East is promising to inject a greater sense of urgency into the British engine maker’s turnaround effort as the company reported a fall in sales and …

Rolls-Royce's biggest shareholder ValueAct is in for the long haul

Jeff Ubben, who runs the $18bn fund, is not your average activist investor<p>Activist investors tend not to like to leave calling cards before taking a significant position in a target company.<p>So for Warren East, the new chief executive of Rolls-Royce, the first he is likely to have known about …

Investing

Rolls-Royce shares rise as activist stake fuels turnaround talk

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in British engineering company Rolls-Royce (RR.L), under pressure after a run of profit warnings, rose for a second session on Monday on speculation it could speed up turnaround plans after an activist investor became its biggest shareholder.<p>A Rolls-Royce logo is pictured …

Rolls-Royce

FTSE falls back but Rolls-Royce rises as it talks with active investor

Aero engine maker bucks downward trend but mining shares hit by Chinese data<p>With mining shares under pressure after poor Chinese manufacturing data, the UK market made a downbeat start to the month.<p>But <b>Rolls-Royce</b> rose 47p or nearly 6% to 841p on talk it could speed up turnaround plans after …

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Has Met With ValueAct Since Fund Raised Stake Above 5%

Aircraft-engine maker says talks with hedge fund were constructive<p>LONDON—Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC on Monday said its top leaders met with ValueAct Capital Management LP after the activist investor raised its stake to more than 5% in the British aircraft-engine maker.<p>Chairman Ian Davis and Chief …

UPDATE 1-Rolls-Royce shares rise as activist stake fuels turnaround talk

(Adds comment from Rolls-Royce spokesman)<p>By Sarah Young<p>LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Shares in British engineering company Rolls-Royce, under pressure after a run of profit warnings, rose for a second session on Monday on speculation it could speed up turnaround plans after an activist investor became …

Rolls-Royce

Shares boost for Rolls-Royce on new US shareholder will slash costs

Shares in Rolls-Royce were among the biggest risers on the London market yesterday on hopes that US activist investor ValueAct will instigate a …

This rock-themed Rolls has an 18-channel audio system that took 2 years to design

Rolls-Royce has used everything from an esoteric racing victory to cities and films as inspiration for special editions of its already-special cars, …

Rolls-Royce Wraith “Inspired by Music” Edition Sounds Special

Rolls-Royce unveiled its Wraith “Inspired by Music,” a special edition model that showcases the automaker’s Bespoke Audio system. Wraith “Inspired by Music” is also the final in a trio of Wraith Bespoke Collection models unveiled earlier this year.<p>Audiophiles should appreciate the effort that went …

Rolls-Royce

New Rolls-Royce investors claim 'good directors should challenge forceful CEO'

Quote features on ValueAct Capital’s website, who own more than 5% of engine firm, in a message sure to attract attention of new chief executive Warren East<p>If Warren East, the new chief executive of Rolls-Royce, wants to sleep well at night, he should probably avoid reading one of the two rotating …

Hedge Funds

Rolls-Royce's new Wraith can silence the jeers of the poor

Music is about youth, vibrancy and rebellion, something that seems at odds with Rolls-Royce, cars that are normally the province of stuffed shirts the world over. Despite this, the company feels that it needs to reach out to music-loving billionaires, which is why it's launching the Rolls-Royce …

On Wheels: Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4

There was a downpour replete with thunder and lightning. It was angry weather, frightening in intensity and wind speed. I was tempted to plow through the hostile climate, man and machine against nature. But the 8.4-inch Uconnect screen was carrying an emergency weather warning including flood …

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Harley-Davidson Street 750: The Week In Reverse

<i>A Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT mistaken for a Trackhawk; five legendary Ferrari supercars on a mysterious truck; and the Harley-Davidson Street 750</i> …

Nissan: Expect Self-Parking Cars by 2016

Nissan is gearing up to introduce vehicles that can park themselves and give you a break in traffic by 2016.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

iOS 7 Puts Apple in Your Car

iOS in the Car is just one of the many new features Apple plans to introduce in iOS 7, but it could be a game changer for the automotive infotainment …

Mercedes-Benz

BMW 3 Series long wheelbase LCI gets spied

It’s not news that the current F30 3 Series will be getting BMW’s usual LCI treatment. We’ve known about this for quite some time. With the LCI comes …

BMW

Dear Apple: Let me delete your apps from my iPhone

In recent years, you've been adding more applications I can't delete from my phone.<p>It started with just a few apps — Notes, Calculator, Calendar, small apps to be sure — but now you're forcing me to keep your Apple Watch app, regardless if I own that device, and soon I won't be able to delete Find …