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The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

KGI estimated that Apple will ship 25-30 million iPhone X units this year, but information reported by The Nikkei points to an even lower number – “around 20 million”. It sounds like manufacturing issues started a long way back and even though they are clearing up now, it will still affect the launch. Apparently, the new OLED screens were the first issue to occur – ... Read More »

Can institutional safeguards prevent campus sexual harassment?

Students protesting at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) had said that women on campus were constantly subjected to harassment with the administration paying no heed to their complaints. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The last few weeks saw the campus of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) witnessing massive protests by students who felt that the administration’s response to complaints of sexual harassment were inadequate. ... Read More »

How Apple can fix its awful pre-ordering system

If you were like me last night, you set your alarm for the dead of night. Then when the alarm went off, you wiped the crust from your eyes, opened your MacBook, hit refresh a bunch of times, looked at the clock, cursed Apple, switched to your iPad, spend a bunch of money, and went back to bed. This is ... Read More »

3 Ways Startups Can Prioritize Team Education

What’s the value of a “brand-name” education for a startup? An analysis last year from First Round Capital found that of the companies it had funded, those with a founder from an elite school — the Ivy League, Stanford or MIT — beat other companies’ performances by about 220 percent. Related: 3 Ways to Encourage Employees to Keep Learning Obviously, then, a superbly ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 vs. LG G6: Can Samsung beat LG for the camera phone crown?

No one would have blamed Samsung if the Note 8 were never released. After a global recall halted sales of the Note 7 in their tracks, some execs at Samsung probably floated the idea of retiring the Note brand altogether. It’s good they didn’t. The Note 8 isn’t just a return to form, it’s the best phone Samsung has ever made, bar ... Read More »

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

But online alcohol retailer The Pip Stop are selling a variety of Christmas gifts on their website, including the ‘Sparkle Advent Calendar’. It features a tiny bottle of fizz behind each of its 24 windows, including prosecco, cava and champagne. As you might expect, this gift doesn’t come cheap and will set you back £125. Although it doesn’t officially go on sale ... Read More »

Can Disney Create a Netflix of Sports?

Bob Iger’s plan to launch two streamers — one for family fare, another for ESPN — carries huge stakes for the media giant and the future of the cable bundle itself. Since Disney announced on Aug. 8 that it would ditch Netflix and launch its own over-the-top video channel for family fare, more than $3 billion in market capitalization has ... Read More »

You can apply now to work at Santa’s Lapland this Christmas

We may be in the midst of summer, but Christmas fans need to be quick if they want to bag the ultimate festive job this year. You have the chance to work in Lapland with Santa himself this Christmas, with multiple roles available at the Finland location. The website workaseason.com has listed all the vacancies available this year, and the jobs are just perfect ... Read More »

GhostCtrl Backdoor Worm Can Hijack Your Android Device to Spy on You: Trend Micro

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers have found the a new malware called GhostCtrl It secretly takes full control of a device’s functionalities It can also reset passwords and change other important settings Google’s Android platform has in the past been victim to a host of malware, ransomware, and malicious attacks. In the recent past, reports related to malware named CopyCat, LeakerLocker, and SpyDealerwere making the rounds ... Read More »

Microsoft’s machine learning can predict injuries in sports

Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Microsoft is bringing its big-data knowledge to sports. Today, the company introduced its new Sports Performance Platform, an analytics system that aims to help teams track, improve and predict their players performance using machine learning and Surface technology. Created by Microsoft Garage, the group responsible for the tech giant’s offbeat innovations, the project is designed ... Read More »