Big Players Scored in the E-Commerce Battles of 2017


Moves that allowed major e-commerce players to jockey for position both off and on the Internet made headlines in 2017. “The year was a triumph for market leaders,” said Mike Comstock, a senior adviser at GrandCanals. “Leading companies like Amazon, Target and Walmart just got stronger, as they have the resources to either build or buy whatever they need to win.” Walmart had been out of the e-commerce race for a long time, but that changed with the $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet in 2016, which led to more acquisitions.

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Samsung executive confirms plans to move appliance manufacturing to the U.S.

Samsung looks to be making moves … right on over to the United States. According to a report from the Korea Herald, the South Korean tech giant is looking into relocating manufacturing facilities for home appliances to the U.S.

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DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

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As more of our networking moves from wired to WiFi, at the same time as bandwidth demands continue to increase, it may be time to look at providing more effective wireless coverage throughout your home or office.

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Apple files formal objection in San Bernardino case, submits New York decision as backup

Article Image Apple this week made a pair of moves designed to shore up its legal footing in the ongoing battle with the FBI, formally objecting to the Central District of California’s order to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone and bringing that court’s attention to the pro-Apple decision handed down in New York on Monday.

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Cook Rearranges Apple's Executive Suite


Apple on Thursday announced some personnel moves that suggest CEO Tim Cook’s future vision for the company. He named Jeff Williams chief operating officer, elevated Johny Srouji to Apple’s executive team by making him a senior vice president, broadened the powers of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller to include supervision of Apple’s App Store across all its platforms, and added Tor Myhren as the new vice president of marketing communications.

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Price, positioning details leak on AMD’s upcoming Radeon Fury

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As AMD’s Radeon Fury moves closer to launch day, more details on the card’s specs and capabilities are still leaking out. Rumors of high prices and limited availability for HBM, meanwhile, seem greatly exaggerated.

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Apple Watch preorders estimated at 2.3M units, low supply blamed on haptic vibrator and OLED display

Well-informed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has in the past proved accurate in predicting Apple’s moves, estimates Apple Watch preorders will exceed 2.3 million units, though production bottlenecks relating to the device’s haptic vibrator and advanced OLED screen are restricting rollout.



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Joining Forces to Harness the Internet of Things


A rising tide of interest has sparked a series of competitive moves among the widening array of software and technology providers vying for a share of the rapidly expanding IoT market. The enormous promise has driven a growing number of large and small players to rebrand and reposition their product and service offerings to appeal to the curiosity of potential corporate and consumer customers. However, the more realistic players also are recognizing that they need to join forces to truly meet the rapidly evolving needs of their customers.

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For Apple fans dreaming of sapphire iPhones, Liquidmetal could be a cautionary tale

Apple certainly likes to keep its competition — and fans –?guessing about its next moves, and one of the company’s best head-fakes in recent years was an exclusive arrangement for a unique metal alloy dubbed Liquidmetal. News of that deal sparked fantasies of mythical Liquidmetal products built by Apple — wishful thinking that may now be repeating once again with the company’s latest investment in sapphire.



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Moves app reneges on privacy promise, will share data with Facebook

When fitness tracking app Moves was purchased by Facebook in late April, both companies sought to allay worries of privacy-minded users by saying there would be no data “commingling” between the software and the giant social network. It appears the statement was only partially true.



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Sprint prepping cash for T-Mobile buy, CEO John Legere frontrunner to lead company

Sprint is reportedly making behind the scenes moves toward the purchase of T-Mobile, with current “uncarrier” CEO John Legere said to be a top candidate to run the new company if and when a deal is reached.



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