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LG reports record Q1 profits despite struggling smartphone division

The company saw an operating profit of USD 1.03 billion for Q1 2018.

Just ahead of the G7 ThinQ unveiling, LG’s released its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. Looking at the company as a whole, Q1 saw total sales of USD 14.1 billion and operating profit of USD 1.03 billion.

With sales up 3.2% and profit increased by over 20% from Q1 last year, this is LG’s most profitable first quarter in history and  [Read More…]

Struggling LeEco gets $2.4 billion investment lifeline from Chinese real estate company

LeEco has gotten some much-needed cash from a new investor.

LeEco has been struggling financially as of late as it expands globally, but Chinese real estate holding company Sunac China Holdings seems to have faith in the company as it acquired stakes in three LeEco businesses for 16.8 billion yuan, or about $ 2.4 billion.

Sunac acquired relatively small stakes in LeEco’s video streaming service and film production unit, alongside a 33% stake in LeEco’s television hardware  [Read More…]

Pandora set to buy struggling Rdio for $75 million

Music streaming service Pandora is planning to acquire competing Rdio for $ 75 million, in an announcement made recently.

In a seperate annoucement, Rdio has said that their site will shut down within the next few weeks. However, it will continue to operate as normal for the time being.

This comes as Rdio plans to file for bankruptcy, due to low subscriber numbers and competition from services like Spotify, Google Play and Apple Music.

This acquisition will include “technology and intellectual property”  [Read More…]

Struggling to find your next Android device? This website will help you!

Trying to discover your next smartphone is often quite a task, with so many on the market it’s often a daunting task to keep track of what the latest and best Android smartphone is and how it stacks up against the competition.

Luckily, there’s a website that will help you find your next smartphone by easily displaying them all in an interactive screen size vs price chart.

What’s more is that you can even filter the results  [Read More…]

Intel set to merge struggling mobile business with PC chips division

Intel is gearing up to merge its mobile phone and tablet divisions with its PC chip-making division, Bloomberg reported today. The move comes in the wake of Intel’s struggle to maintain a profit in the mobile sector while operating its tablet and mobile phone businesses at a loss.

Verizon data struggling tonight

Verizon data outage

Yep, looks like Verizon’s in the midst of a pretty widespread data issue tonight, if you folks on Twitter are any indication. Could be worse, we suppose, but any outage is a bad outage, even if it is Sunday evening. Hope Verizon’s IT folks didn’t have anything planned.

Anyhoo, voice your displeasure in the comments.