AirPods and Watch sales will continue to drive Apple’s stock higher in 2020, Citi’s Jim Suva says

The strong sales of Apple’s AirPods and Apple Watches will come as a “surprise” to investors when the company reports its fiscal first-quarter earnings in early 2020, Citi analyst Jim Suva told CNBC on Monday. And it is why Apple’s stock will continue to move higher next year toward his $300 price target, he said. “Some … Read more

WhatsApp Backups Will No Longer Count Towards Google Drive Storage Quota

WhatsApp has expanded its partnership with Google to start offering Android users added benefits to use WhatsApp backups on Google Drive. The Facebook-owned company has revealed that WhatsApp backups will no longer count towards the Google Drive storage quota starting November 12, 2018. It is also important to note that WhatsApp backups that haven’t been updated in more than … Read more

Nokia Phone Licensee HMD Raises $100 Million to Drive Growth Push

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the right to use the Nokia brand on phones, has raised $100 million (roughly Rs. 681 crores) of funding intended to boost growth, it said on Monday. Having sold about 70 million Nokia phones and generated sales of EUR 1.8 billion ($2.1 billion) in its first year, 2017, HMD said it … Read more

HCL Technologies Bets On Acquisitions To Drive Growth

New Delhi: HCL Technologies, India’s fourth largest IT services firm, is aggressively looking at acquisition opportunities in areas like engineering and R&D services as well as digital technologies to drive growth. In the past few months, it has announced acquisition of companies like Geometric (for $200 million) and Butler America Aerospace ($85 million). “In certain areas like engineering and R&D services, … Read more

We tear apart a hard drive and SSD to show you how they work

1 of 14 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Mike Homnick It’s what’s inside that counts It’s the day everybody dreads: You power up your PC and it sits dormant, failing to boot because your hard drive or SSD is dead. But after you stop cursing and reaching for your backups—you do create backups regularly, … Read more

Seagate,Barracuda,Pro,10TB,hard,drive,review:,Vast,and,amazingly,fast,(for,a,hard,drive)

I’ve used “Vast and fast” to describe previous hard drives I’ve reviewed, but I’m not sure that it’s ever been this spectacularly well-deserved. Seagate’s 3.5-inch, 7,200rpm, SATA 6Gbps Barracuda Pro not only delivers a stunning 10TB of storage, it laid down some rather astounding transfer rates: 240MBps in both directions of our 20GB copy tests. At … Read more