LG reports ~10% sales bump in Q1, mobile revenues up 4% QoQ, 2% YoY

 LG Electronics has posted its Q1 2017 results, which show a nearly 10 per cent year-over-year jump in revenue. The electronics maker is reporting KRW 14.66 trillion ($ 12.70BN) in revenue, an increase of 9.7 per cent from the same period last year. Read More

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Android Pay now works in Bank of America, USAA, Discover & other mobile banking apps

 Android Pay, Google’s answer to Apple Pay and other mobile payment technologies, today unveiled new partnerships with a handful of banks from around the world, who will integrate the service into their own apps. The feature will be available within the mobile banking apps provided by Bank of America, USAA, Bank of New Zealand, Discover, and mBank, says Google. This is the first time… Read More
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PassivDom is an Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house”

 It’s rare that I quote a company’s marketing tagline outright but PassivDom, makers of an “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house” sounds pretty darn rad. The Ukrainian company wants to create mobile homes that can be made anywhere and are completely self-powered. Max Gerbut, a Ph.D. Solid State Physics, built the houses in the Ukraine and is working on spreading the word.… Read More

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Nintendo’s next mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes’ will arrive first on Android on February 2

c2ffncouqaaxfs4 Hot off its Switch unveiling late last week, Nintendo is dropping some key details about its next mobile title. Due out on February 2, Fire Emblem: Heroes is the latest in a series of long running tactical role playing titles published by the gaming giant. The title was first announced in April, alongside a new entry in the Animal Crossing series, but both were ultimately pushed back in favor… Read More
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Google’s Project Soli mobile radar input tech can now identify objects

soli If you don’t recall Google’s Project Soli, you’re forgiven – the project was unveiled at Google I/O in 2015, and while potentially very cool, we haven’t heard much about it since. Soli uses tiny radar units to detect gesture input where other forms of input, like a touchscreen, might be impractical or impossible. Google demoed the tech using a smartwatch, for… Read More

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