iPhone Demand Expected to Be Weak as TSMC Lowers 2018 Revenue Target

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Shares in Apple and its suppliers fell on Thursday after a raft of analysts read a prediction of softer smartphone sales from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd as driven chiefly by concern about demand for iPhones. TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and a major Apple supplier, revised its full-year revenue target to the low end…

Don’t just stir; Stircle – TechCrunch

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Although I do my best to minimize the trash produced by my lifestyle (blog posts notwithstanding), one I can’t really control, at least without carrying a spoon on my person at all times, is the necessity of using a disposable stick to stir my coffee. That could all change with the Stircle, a little platform…

Nokia, Ericsson May Benefit from ZTE’s Woes in the US

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Investors are warming to beleaguered mobile network makers Ericsson and Nokia as they begin to recover ahead of a once-a-decade uplift from a new business cycle and an unexpected boost from a US ban on exports to low-cost Chinese rival ZTE. ZTE has snatched market share in Europe and the Americas, growing four times faster in…

Square acquires corporate catering startup Zesty – TechCrunch

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Square has acquired elements of corporate catering startup Zesty . Square, which already owns on-demand food delivery service Caviar, plans to use Zesty’s assets to strengthen Caviar’s corporate ordering business, Caviar for Teams. Neither company disclosed financial terms of the deal, but the plan is for Caviar and Zesty to operate independently in the short…

Technique to beam HD video with 99 percent less power could sharpen the eyes of smart homes – TechCrunch

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Everyone seems to be insisting on installing cameras all over their homes these days, which seems incongruous with the ongoing privacy crisis — but that’s a post for another time. Today, we’re talking about enabling those cameras to send high-definition video signals wirelessly without killing their little batteries. A new technique makes beaming video out…

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro-Like Design Spotted in Mi 6X (Mi A2) Video

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Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi 6X mid-range smartphone in China at a launch event scheduled for April 25. With roughly a week to go for the official unveiling, rumours, leaks, and confirmations have outed almost everything there is to know about the Mi 6X smartphone, which will likely be rebranded as the…

How to Check PAN Card Application Status Online

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If you’ve applied for a new PAN card online or if you’ve asked for a reprint of your PAN card, you’re probably wondering how to check the status of the application. Luckily, both NSDL and UTITSL — which are authorised to issue PAN cards — let you track your PAN card application status online. The…

Bezos-Backed Cancer Startup Is Said to Seek to Raise $1 Billion

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Grail, the cancer-detection startup backed by the world’s two richest men, is seeking to raise about $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,500 crores) to boost growth ahead of its planned initial public offering in Hong Kong, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, whose investors include Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and the personal venture…