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October 31, 2017 4:13 PM Qualcomm dips on risk of losing Apple, Intel gains

(Reuters) - Shares in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) fell as much as 8 percent on Tuesday after reports that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) would not use its modem chips in iPhones and iPads from next year. Qualcomm has been a supplier of components to Apple for years but the relationship took a bad turn earlier this year when Apple accused Qualcomm of overcharging for chips 167

October 31, 2017 3:21 PM Cancer Patients Should Not Have to Choose Between Treatment and Work

In the three years since being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, I’ve lost track of all the tests and treatments I’ve undergone. Lately, besides the six-month scans to make sure I remain in remission, I also deal with the spot checks — a cyst here, an ache there — that require additional follow-up. Today’s scan was one of those extras. My doctor 185

October 31, 2017 3:15 AM Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads: sources

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter. The change would affect iPhones released in the fall of 2018, but Apple could still change course before then, these people said. They declined to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss 166

October 31, 2017 2:15 AM Amazon debuts Alexa Routines for customizable and scheduled tasks

Amazon’s Alexa is getting the ability to respond to custom phrases, schedule actions by smart home appliances, and give you a rundown of the weather, traffic, or news. Routines first began to roll out to Echo device users a few days ago, an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat. Customizable voice commands and routines can be made with the new Routines 226

October 30, 2017 3:46 AM Nokia's cheapest Android phone might launch tomorrow; features, specifications leaked

Since Nokia's re-launch under HMD Global, the Finnish company has made substantial leaps in the Indian market within a short period. The company has managed to achieve the eighth spot in the feature phone market from the July to September period this year. The new launch might push Nokia sales in the smartphone segment as well. HMD Global is planning 141

October 30, 2017 3:26 AM Nokia 2 AnTuTu listing confirms key specs, likely to launch in India on Oct 31

After a long break, Nokia entered the smartphone business with a range of Android phones - Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and also the recently announced Nokia 8 earlier this year. HMD Global, a Finnish company which is responsible for manufacturing Nokia mobiles is set to announce a new device in India tomorrow, i.e Oct 31. Nokia 2 is likely. So are Nokia 150

October 30, 2017 3:01 AM Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

GIRONA – Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco's opener for Madrid as Real fell eight points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona 156

October 28, 2017 1:35 AM Stranger Things: 29 Callbacks, References, and Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed in Season 2

Late Thursday night, Netflix unveiled the hotly-anticipated second installment of its smash genre hit Stranger Things. By Friday morning, a number of fans, thirsty for the continuing adventures of Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, and Eleven, had already devoured the nine-episode season. But not everyone has been so quick to binge. So in the interest of serving 317

October 25, 2017 6:00 AM Why 2017 Turned Out To Be The Year Of The Flawed Flagship Phone

Makers of premium smartphones are trying new ideas. But the trade-offs leave you having to decide which aggravation is most tolerable. When I went phone shopping a few years ago, the decision on what to buy was simple. I wanted a big screen, the best camera, and no compromises. So I picked up an iPhone 6 Plus. Now it’s time to replace that phone, and the path forward 158

October 24, 2017 3:50 PM Elephant poaching in Africa falls but ivory seizures up: Study

Elephant poaching in Africa declined for a fifth straight year in 2016 but seizures of illegal ivory hit record highs, the CITES monitor said on Tuesday, calling it a "conflicting phenomena". In its latest report, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species also noted that despite the overall fall in poaching, Africa's elephant population 163