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November 2, 2017 9:59 AM Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

A Japanese company is giving non-smokers one major break to make up for several smaller ones afforded their smoking employees. According to Telegraph.co.uk, the Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday per year after those employees complained they worked more than staff who took frequent 3708

November 1, 2017 9:56 PM Aguero makes history as Man City earn famous European win at Napoli

NAPLES, Italy -- Here are three quick thoughts after Manchester City reached the round of 16 in the Champions League with a 4-2 group-stage win at Napoli on Wednesday. Sergio Aguero became Manchester City's greatest ever goalscorer as Pep Guardiola's side secured a place in the Champions League knockout round with a fantastic win at Serie A leaders Napoli 2861

November 1, 2017 3:12 PM Amazon’s app now lets you place items inside your home using AR

Following in Ikea and Target’s footsteps Amazon has added an AR component to its app, using Apple’s ARKit to let customers place various items in their house virtually before buying them. Called AR View, customers can select thousands of items like home decor, electronics, home office products, toys, and games, and place them in their home. Using the tool, customers 218

November 1, 2017 11:56 AM Sony’s Fortunes Improve, From Rising Profit to a Return for Aibo

It remains a bit player in smartphones, the product that made Apple’s fortune, but sustained demand for the devices has enriched Sony regardless. It is a major supplier of image-sensing circuits used in smartphone cameras, including the iPhone’s, which means it has shared, to some degree, in its competitor’s success. Sony has also closed or sold off costly 208

October 31, 2017 9:47 PM Stephan El Shaarawy, Roma expose Chelsea's worsening defence... again

ROME -- Three thoughts on Roma's 3-0 win over Chelsea at the Stadio Olimpico in the UEFA Champions League. When these two teams played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge a fortnight ago, Antonio Conte admitted that Chelsea had never controlled proceedings despite taking -- and then surrendering -- a 2-0 lead. Fortunes were reversed at Stadio 182

October 31, 2017 9:33 PM Mario’s big smartphone debut wasn’t really worth it for Nintendo

For years, Nintendo held off on bringing its most successful franchises to Android and iOS devices, choosing to save them for first-party consoles. Last year, in its first smartphone push, Nintendo finally relented and announced Super Mario Run for iPhone, and then Android a few months later. While the game has been a huge success in terms of downloads 188

October 31, 2017 1:43 PM Apple reportedly building iPhones, iPads without Qualcomm chips

Qualcomm has reportedly withheld software needed for testing its chips in Apple devices. The latest news in the Apple-Qualcomm saga suggests that Apple may be trying to leave the chipmaker behind as soon as next year. A report by The Wall Street Journal states that Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that do not use Qualcomm components. Instead, the tech giant 166

October 31, 2017 2:31 AM Customers face six-week wait for in-demand iPhone X

The iPhone X, pronounced 'iPhone ten', is in high demand for its larger edge-to-edge 5.8-inch screen and its facial recognition technology, despite its €1,179 price. It is estimated to be holding back sales of Apple's other new handset, the iPhone 8, with many consumers holding out for Apple's top device. The phone is available to buy upfront on Apple's 164

October 30, 2017 6:16 PM Emotional Intelligence 101: Why This Woman's iPhone X Video Got Her Dad Fired From Apple

Brooke Amelia Peterson likes making YouTube videos. She never imagined one of her most recent ones would end up getting her dad fired. "Peterson posted a five-minute video of a September day in Silicon Valley, which mostly included shopping for makeup and clothing. Harmless, and not unlike other YouTube videos posted by teenagers. But then, in the video 149

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 137