Month: May 2018

This map shows how much the iPhone 8 costs around the world

In many ways, the iPhone 8 represents the best parts of Apple’s past smartphone designs and its future ones. From the outside, the iPhone 8 is the natural evolution of Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, and iPhone 7 designs. On the inside, however, the iPhone 8 has the same brains and power as the futuristic […]

3 ways LG’s OLED TVs are changing the viewing experience

For anyone who puts a premium on virtually perfect picture quality when they watch TV, the technological breakthroughs in the last few years, led by LG’s OLED TVs, have made a world of difference. LG’s OLED, or Organic Light Emitting Diode, technology essentially created an entirely new category of TVs and revolutionized the viewing experience […]

More A-10s to get new wings, as Air Force officially launches ATTACK

Enlarge / KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (May 21, 2018)—Two US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, assigned to the 163rd Fighter Squadron, begin to taxi on the flightline at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 21, 2018. Many A-10s are reaching the flight-hour limits of their wings; the Air Force is now launching a procurement program to buy 112 new […]

GDPR Is Looking Like Another Y2K Scare

Evercore ISI looked at daily active user trends over the weekend for Facebook and Twitter and found “no observable impact” from the stringent new rules on data privacy in Europe.

Micron: Pendulum Has Swung to Overly Optimistic, Says Morgan Stanley

A 40% jump in shares of Micron Technology over the course of 3 weeks means sentiment has swung to being too optimistic, writes Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore as he cuts the stock to the equivalent of a Hold. He sees risk of big price drops in NAND flash later this year, and possibly for DRAM […]

Waymo and Fiat-Chrysler are bulking up their self-driving partnership (FCAU, GOOG)

FCA will supply Waymo with 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans for Waymo’s autonomous fleet. Waymo could also provide FCA with a licensed self-driving system that could be installed in a future retail vehicle. FCA and Waymo made the announcement Thursday — on the same day that GM revealed a total $3.35-billion investment in the carmaker’s Cruise […]