Just how badly could Trump’s threatened 45% tariff hurt China?

Mark Wilson | Getty Images Republican president-elect Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown. U.S. president-elect Donald Trump’s threat to impose a 45 percent tariff on imports from China is no longer being dismissed as mere election rhetoric following his nomination of two prominent China critics … Read more

Just in: Meizu M5 Note hands-on

Twas the night before New Year’s Eve when the good guy postman came in our office with hefty package in his hands. Almost like Santa he brought us a few gifts for being good kids throughout the year. We unpacked it and there it was – Meizu M5 Note in all its pearl white beauty … Read more

Just in: Meizu M5 hands-on

A crate arrived at our doorstep the other day chock-full of Meizus. Naturally, we all flocked around the Pro 6 Plus flagship and we already shared our initial thoughts about it, but it is this M5 here that will be outselling the top model who knows how many times – its price starts at CNY … Read more

After-hours buzz: MYL, S, TWTR & moreThe bank rally might just be getting started

A sector that has gained 24 percent in barely seven weeks would seem primed for a pullback. But for banks, there looks to be room to run yet. After trailing the market for much of the nearly eight-year bull run, financials only recently have become outperformers. Their massive runup since the Nov. 8 election has … Read more

It’s not just Facebook: Publishers say internet metrics are often wrong

Pau Barrena | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook For the fourth time since September, Facebook has reported that the metrics that it provides to publishers and advertisers are inaccurate. The metrics problem, however, is much bigger than Facebook, publishers involved in the situation say. Reliable and consistent third-party industry measurement systems don’t exist, … Read more

Why Snapchat’s new glasses could be more than just a toy

Source: Spectacles Spectacles by Snapchat If Snap’s lighthearted rebrand takes off, it could pave the way for serious new lines of business — including augmented and virtual reality, experts told CNBC. Along with a name change, the company behind Snapchat released over the weekend a new set of glasses that lets users capture short videos … Read more

Microsoft’s giving you just 10 days now, not 31, to change your mind about Windows 10

Microsoft has hidden a new downgrade policy within the Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Once you’ve installed it, you’ll only have 10 days to downgrade to an earlier version or build, rather than the 31 days provided before. Historically, Microsoft had given users a full month to roll back any updates, including upgrades to Windows 10. Supersite … Read more

Hands on with the Polar M600: The ultimate fitness-centric smartwatch is just a little too big

I’m not a gym rat, nor do I get pumped up to ride my bike for hours on end. It takes a lot to convince me to leave the house and sweat. Still, there’s something particularly convincing about the new Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch that makes me think I could start a disciplined work … Read more

Why 10 Gigabit Is No Longer Just for Big Enterprises

With data doubling every two years, SMBs can find affordable 10G switching solutions that will do the trick without breaking their IT budgets. The changing economics around 10 Gigabit Ethernet is about to change how many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think about the composition of their networking infrastructures. When 10G switching debuted more than … Read more

Why 10 Gigabit Is No Longer Just for Big Enterprises

With data doubling every two years, SMBs can find affordable 10G switching solutions that will do the trick without breaking their IT budgets. The changing economics around 10 Gigabit Ethernet is about to change how many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think about the composition of their networking infrastructures. When 10G switching debuted more than … Read more