The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

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The PC market declined again in 2016, for the fifth straight year in a row. Sales in 2016 were less than 75% of what we saw in 2011, and depending on which analysts you listen to, 2017 won’t be much better.

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Facebook Share Price Falls Despite Blowout Quarter


Facebook on Wednesday reported a record Q3, beating analysts’ expectations for the fourth straight quarter, but investors’ concerns about the future drove down share prices. They closed Thursday at $119.95, down more than $7 from Wednesday’s closing price of $127.17. Friday saw little movement, with a closing price of $120.75. Facebook posted adjusted earnings of $1.09 per share on revenue of more than $7 billion for the quarter, compared with 57 cents per share and $4.5 billion in revenue in Q3 2015.

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Apple considering earlier-than-usual launch for 'iPhone 7' in 2016, source says

Article Image Though Apple has used the month of September to introduce new iPhones for four straight years, that could change in 2016 with an earlier than expected debut for the ‘”iPhone 7,” a source has told AppleInsider.

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DARPA aims to create small drones to zoom into enemy buildings

What if a drone could fly straight through your window at 45 miles per hour and zip around inside while navigating and gathering data all by itself? That would be very bad news for bad guys. Hiding inside structures, keeping hostages hidden inside buildings and more would just be ineffective. DARPA’s new Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program aims to create these small, fast drones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/31/drones-to-zoom-into-buildings-and-hunt-inside/

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