Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:56:09 -0400
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:55:04 -0400(image)
Brooklings study finds government-ordered internet blackouts over past year cost $2.4B+, with India suffering biggest impact at $968M for 70 days of disruption — Brookings Institution estimates on 81 shutdowns in 19 nations — Economies hurt when internet disrupted as part of censorship
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:40:06 -0400(image)
(image) Ryan Smith / AnandTech:
Intel launches Atom E3900 processors targeting powerful Internet of Things devices in automotive, industrial, and video markets — Kicking off a busy day for the Internet of Things market, Intel this morning is announcing the Atom E3900 series. Based upon the company's latest generation …
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:25:04 -0400(image)
(image) Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon adds 60 new Dash buttons including Coca-Cola, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, says orders are up five times over the last year — Amazon says customers are taking to Dash Buttons to quickly restock their favorite items, and now the company has added more than 60 new brands.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:10:04 -0400(image)
(image) Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
IBM expands Watson's reach with data platform, iOS integration, bots, video analysis, and education efforts — IBM rolled out a series of new services for Watson as well as outreach to educational institutions to broaden its ecosystem. — IBM launched a series of Watson technologies …
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:50:09 -0400
(image) Brian Reigh / Android Authority:
Samsung Pay upcoming changes to include location based coupons, select in-app purchases, online purchases with MasterPass, and expansion to three new markets — I absolutely love Samsung Pay - I have my credit card stored there and use it not only here in the US but also when I travel.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:35:05 -0400(image)
(image) Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Lyft says it's delivered 17M rides so far this month, up 240% from the same period last year — Lyft launched an aggressive marketing campaign in Spring that seems to be paying off. The rideshare company says it delivered 17 million rides this month (so far), more than 2.4x's the amount the company did at the same time last year.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:37:49 -0400(image)
(image) Kara Swisher / Recode:
Google Access halts Fiber rollout and plans layoffs as its CEO Craig Barratt steps down — CEO Craig Barratt departs as company halts rollouts to new cities with layoffs coming. — Executive changes are coming to Google Access, including the departure of CEO Craig Barratt, according to sources.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:50:13 -0400(image)
(image) Patrick Kulp / Mashable:
DraftKings and Fanduel reach a settlement with New York attorney general on charges of false advertising; each company to pay $6M in penalties and costs — The daily fantasy sports industry's two biggest companies have wrapped up the last of their legal troubles in the state of New York.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:47:19 -0400(image)
(image) Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google says pre-order demand for Pixel phones exceeded expectations, as many face order delays until mid-November — While many who pre-ordered the Pixel and Pixel XL from the US Google Store began receiving devices late last week, others are beginning to miss their delivery estimates.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:35:04 -0400(image)
(image) Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple reports quarterly services revenue of $6.3B, up 24% YoY; Apple Pay transactions are up 500%+ — During today's fourth quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook highlighted the significant growth Apple saw in its services category, which is up 24 percent year over year.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:27:34 -0400
(image) Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Akamai reports Q3 revenue of $584M, up 6% YoY on strong demand for its security and cloud products; stock up over 6% after hours — Akamai's security network got a nice test last month and the company's fastest growing unit delivered solid third quarter results.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:20:04 -0400(image)
(image) Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google's home delivery service Google Express expands to new regions and reaches 70M more people; company says it now covers 90% of US — Only a month after Google expanded its home delivery service, Google Express, across a wide part of the Northeastern U.S., the company is today bringing …
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:29 -0400(image)
(image) Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Dropbox announces it will integrate its services into Blackboard Learn, its learning management system — Dropbox will be natively integrated into Blackboard's learning management system, bringing its cloud file-sharing services into more classrooms. — Dropbox on Tuesday announced …
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:45:06 -0400(image)
(image) Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Apple reports Q4 2016 results with $46.9B revenue, down from $51.5B YoY, as iPhone sales drop to 45.5M from 48M; 4.9M Macs and 9.3M iPads sold, both down YoY — All eyes are officially on the holiday season for Apple. — Ahead of the Christmas retail season, Apple reported …
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:33:16 -0400
(image) Business Wire:
Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results — Services Revenue Grows 24% to All-Time Quarterly Record of $6.3 Billion — CUPERTINO, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter ended September 24, 2016.