Tag Archive: Shortage


Shortage of data causing Samsung troubles in launching Bixby Voice for the U.S.

Big data is a big deal.

The full launch of the English version of Samsung’s Bixby voice control interface for the Galaxy S8 is still in a holding pattern, after originally expecting to launch in June. The delay comes from a handful of issues with the service but is driven by a lack of usage data that’s ultimately required for the machine learning systems to work at their full potential. Although the service is already available in Samsung’s home  [Read More…]

LeEco facing continued cash shortage amidst market expansion, business turbulence

Over-extending at a time of lowered sales and under-performing units is a bad combination.

LeEco’s troubles in 2017 have been numerous and well-documented, but it seems the issues with cash flow have continued and expanded as of late. Speaking this week, LeEco chairman Jia Yueting said the company’s cash issues are “far worse than expected” despite a massive $ 2.4 billion investment earlier this year.

Despite LeEco’s U.S. launch reaching the point of taking on the “failure”  [Read More…]

Honor 8 in blue facing UK stock shortage

Other colors unaffected.

Fresh from the news that 1.5 million units have been sold worldwide, there’s word that the Honor 8 will face stock shortages in the UK — at least in the popular blue color option.

AC understands that a high demand for the blue model in particular has resulted in stock being nearly depleted — a “knock-on effect” of higher than anticipated sales during the first two months of availability, we’re told. It’s not known for how  [Read More…]