Netflix just notched a stellar quarter - a record-setting one, in fact - allowing the streaming king to flex its muscles once again in an increasingly crowded and ever-evolving space.The service added 7.05 million net new members around the globe during Q4 2016, beating the 5.59 million subscribers it gained in the same time last year and its own expectations for the quarter.International growth continues to be the biggest driver for Netflix - 5.12 million members outside the US joined in Q4, with 1.93 million signing up stateside.Netflix expects to add 5.2 million members in Q1 2017, leaning on original content and local programming to draw in new eyes.Hastings has said previously he predicts Netflix will reach 100 million subscribers in 2017.The best TVs you can buy right now
As expected, Nintendo unveiled its next mobile game on Wednesday afternoon during the company s Fire Emblem live stream.The new game is called Fire Emblem Heroes, and unlike Super Mario Run, it will release first for Android on February 2nd and will be available on iPhone and iPad as well soon.Similar to Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes is a simplified version of the games in the franchise on which it is based, with gameplay and visuals better suited to a smartphone than a handheld console or an HDTV.Like other Fire Emblem titles, Fire Emblem Heroes is a strategy game in which you take control of a team of characters and navigate a grid-based battlefield while slaying enemies in your path.While the maps in Fire Emblem Heroes all exist on the same 8 6 grid, Nintendo expects fans of the series to find the tactical aspect of the game just as challenging as they would in one of the series previous entries.Fire Emblem Heroes will be free to play, but Nintendo says it will include optional in-app purchases as well.
He holds the distinction of being the most recent man to walk on the Moon and his legacy as one of humanity s greatest explorers will live on.Cernan reportedly passed away at a hospital in Houston, Texas, after ongoing health issues.NASA Administrator Charles Bolden also shared a note about Cernan s contributions:As a crew member of both the Apollo 10 and 17 missions, he was one of two men to have flown twice to the moon.He commanded Apollo 17 and set records that still stand for longest manned lunar landing flight, longest lunar surface extravehicular activities, largest lunar sample return, and longest time in lunar orbit.Gene s footprints remain on the moon, and his achievements are imprinted in our hearts and memories.
In a horribly tragic story, a little over two weeks ago 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis broadcast her death on social media, using popular streaming service Live.Me.Though disturbing, police apparently had no authority to take down the the footage and the livestream quickly spread around the internet after people kept sharing the heartbreaking video on Facebook, as well as other websites like YouTube.While YouTube promptly removed the unnerving clip and its different versions off its platform citing a violation against its policy on violent or graphic content, The Washington Post reports the footage continued to show up on various Facebook pages for nearly two weeks before the social media behemoth eventually began wiping out different instances of the video on its website.The last 10 minutes of the livestream show her lifeless body hanging from a tree as the sun sets.While the footage was quickly taken down from Live.Me where it originally appeared, versions of the video including a graphic video warning started circulating Facebook.In an effort to curb the clip from further scattering across the Web, Polk County Police Department issued a statement on its Facebook page, asking anyone familiar with the matter to keep this information off the internet.
BERLIN AP — German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud.Tests commissioned by ZDF and freight industry organization Camion Pro found that one in five diesel trucks operated by Eastern European firms had suspicious emission levels.Experts at the University of Heidelberg concluded that the trucks were pumping out up to 14,000 metric tons of additional nitrogen oxide and evading millions in road toll fees.In a program airing Tuesday, ZDF claims that trucking firms may be using gadgets to fool on-board computers into thinking the driver has used a diesel exhaust fluid, known as AdBlue.AdBlue can significantly reduce emissions but represents an additional cost for the competitive freight transportation industry.
Although the company s Chinese sales fell significantly in 2016, the country remains important to Apple s bottom line.In an effort to strong-arm companies into moving jobs back to the Unites States and to prevent jobs from leaving in the first place, Trump has promised to impose a 35-percent import tax on American companies that manufacture their products in countries like China and Mexico.If implemented, this could dramatically raise the prices of some consumer goods, particularly smartphones and other technology.Consider that when, early in his presidency, Obama raised taxes on Chinese tire imports to 35 percent, the country added between 2 and 21.5 percent to the taxes for cars imported from the US.The blanket import tax hike that Trump proposes would meet with even more pushback.According to an op-ed in the state-owned Global Times:
AT Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Thursday met in New York with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, an opponent of the company s acquisition of Time Warner.A spokeswoman for Trump confirmed the meeting after Stephenson was seen entering Trump Tower.Stephenson, who was accompanied by Robert Quinn, AT s senior executive vice president for external and legislative affairs, would not answer questions from reporters.AT said later on Thursday that the company s $85.4 billion deal for Time Warner was not discussed.The conversation focused on how AT can work with the Trump administration to increase investment in the U.S., stimulate job creation in America, and make American companies more competitive globally, AT said in a statement.During his campaign for the White House, Trump said AT s proposal to buy Time Warner, owner of CNN and the Warner Bros movie studio, was an example of a power structure that was rigged against him and voters.It s too much concentration of power in the hands of too few, said Trump, who has repeatedly accused the media of being biased against him and his campaign.Since the election, Trump has not commented publicly on the AT Warner deal, but he has been critical of CNN.He sparred with a CNN reporter on Wednesday during a televised news conference.A person briefed on the matter said AT requested the meeting with Trump late last week.As Thursday s meeting was about to get under way, Trump tweeted: @CNN is in a total meltdown with their FAKE NEWS because their ratings are tanking since election and their credibility will soon be gone.A Trump transition official told Reuters earlier this month that the president-elect still opposed the deal, which would require antitrust approval by the U.S. Department of Justice.It could also face a review by the Federal Communications Commission, although the companies are considering ways to structure the deal to avoid that.Time Warner shareholders will meet on Feb. 15 to decide whether to approve the merger.
Facebook is giving Pages the option to live-stream from a desktop or laptop.The feature, which the social network began testing in September, is now rolling out more widely — although it is still not available to general users.Live Video on desktop supports both peripheral cameras, in addition to built-in cameras on laptops, allowing Pages to create a larger variety of content, such as daily vlogs.The feature was first spotted on the Facebook app for Windows 10 in May.For the uninitiated, Pages basically allow brands, businesses, and public figures to maintain a presence on Facebook that can be managed by multiple account holders.General Facebook users who like a Page can get updates including notifications for when that page is live-streaming within their News Feed.
Oh, looks like we ve got a smart one, here.Well, your headphones might pump out some decent volume, but they won t have a patch on the immersive, surround sound kit that Sennheiser s stuck in these little buds.See, thanks to some nifty audio trickery, the Ambeo Smart Surround can replicate directional sound sources handy now that we're all watching 360 videos and doing VR.Close your eyes and you ll be able to point at where the guitar amp is and whereabouts the virtual drummer s thrashing out a killer snare fill.Alternatively, take up a listening perch at Clapham Junction and you'll be able to hear angry train travellers approaching from all angles.To go with the VR for your eyes.
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John MacFarlane, the CEO of Sonos, is stepping down, he announced in a blog post Tuesday.MacFarlane, who has been the CEO since the company started in 2002, will also step down from the Sonos board. replaced by Patrick Spence, another longtime Sonos executive.MacFarlane will remain an employee at Sonos, serving as anSonos is a private company and doesn't disclose sales or revenue
Apple will release three new iPads this year — a 12.9-inch Pro model, a newly sized 10-10.5 inch high-end model, and a 9.7-inch low-priced version — according to a note by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Quo, reports 9to5Mac.9to5Mac says the new iPads are expected in the second quarter of 2017.The iPad doesn't get predictable yearly updates like the iPhone, which means consumers are usually guessing as to when Apple will refresh its line of tablets.The note describes the new 12.9-inch model as the second generation to the existing 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the 9.7-inch model, the same screen size as the current classic iPad "Air" model, as the low-priced option.But it also says that the screen size of the third model, which it describes as high-end, will be between 10 and 10.5 inches, and 9to5Mac says this indicates that Apple may still be deciding between different sizes.It does not mention a new 7.9 inch the size of the current iPad mini version, which Japanese Apple rumours blog Mac Otakara speculated it will launch back in October.Mac Otakara has correctly called pre-release Apple features in the past but has also incorrectly predicted new products as well.The note estimates that increased demand for the 1o-10.5 inch model, which 9to5Mac describes as a wildcard, will help to narrow the 20% fall in iPad shipments seen in 2016 to 10% this year, and that "new-entrant supplier" Samsung is the biggest winner amongst the new iPads' suppliers.Samsung LSI its large-scale integration business which manufactures core components will supply the chips in the 9.7-inch low-priced version.SEE ALSO: NOMURA: iPhone 8 is going to blow iPhone 6 out of the waterNOW WATCH: 6 'healthy' eating habits you are better off giving upLoading video...
Wearable tech can be great, but such products are often designed for general use.With that in mind, New Balance has created RunIQ, an Android Wear smartwatch for runners, by runners.Made in collaboration with companies including Intel, Google, and Strava, RunIQ was designed with features runners need most.Included are a built-in GPS, heart rate monitor, lap button, and interval capability.The GPS allows for course tracking, pace, and distance measurement.Typical use will allow up to 24 hours of battery life.
There s a new streaming set-top box on the market, but it s a little different from all the rest.Dish s AirTV Player, available to buy right now, streams 4K Android TV content plus free live TV by grabbing over-the-air signals with an antenna.Oh, and it works with Sling TV, too.Dish is launching AirTV at CES on Tuesday, and while we haven t gone hands-on with the new streaming box yet, it sounds like a cord-cutter s dream.The box lets you seamlessly switch between local channels and streaming apps from the Google Play Store.The AirTV Player starts at $100 for streaming only, or you can buy a $130 model with an over-the-air antenna adapter for grabbing those HD broadcast channels.
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With the gifts open and the fun well under way, retailers around the globe are turning to their books to see just how successful the 2016 holiday season was.For Amazon, it s smiles all around as the e-commerce giant turned in a stellar performance leading up to Christmas.Amazon said on Tuesday that it shipped more than a billion items worldwide during the holiday season with some of its best-sellers being Amazon s own devices like the Echo and Echo Dot.Indeed, an Echo Dot was given as a gift at multiple events I attended over the past several days.Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer, Amazon, said that despite their best efforts and ramped-up production, they still had trouble keeping Echo and Echo Dot in stock.December 19 marked the company s peak worldwide shipping day this holiday season.
Fredrik Wester is the man behind the spelsuccén Paradox Interactive, who in the spring was listed on the stockholm stock exchange.In connection with the listing, he got a loss a lot of money and a part of the capital he is now in the start-up venture capital company Kichi Invest.Via the Kichi Invest, the plan is that he will make investments in both young and slightly more mature companies.It is fun to be able to help in the beginning of a entreprenörsresa and this is well a little to give back , " says Fredrik Wester, Di Digital.The first two investments are made, however, in companies that are already well on the way.It is about hörlursbolaget Zound Industries, which this year is expected to turn around sek 1 billion and the gaming company Mionix with a turnover of over 20 million.
A few hours back, we reported how the Mi 6 from Xiaomi looked set for a launch early next year.Things change fast in China, and they seem to have done it again — word now is that the phone will come a bit later than expected.Xiaomi Mi 6 launch date pushed back a couple of months?According to sources in China, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is now expected to launch in April.This comes from a reaction from a leak via Weibo.The Xiaomi Mi 5 didn t really cause the ripples it was expected to, despite having a rather tight spec set.It had a few weak links, including a build quality that wasn t up to par as it turned out .Xiaomi have tried to improve on that with the Mi 5s and other phones they launched this year .The Mi 6 is expected to be a bit of a design departure from the usual Mi.We ll come to know in due time, and given that this newest bit of news is true, it ll be a few months.
Let me make a prediction: You will buy an E-Bike, and like me, you will love having one.Either way, a motor is engaged that helps power the bike faster, or makes hills or upwards grades easier.With an Ebike suddenly you can take rides and bike trips that seemed daunting or work commutes that you feared would make you sweaty, are manageable.My romance with Ebikes started about six months ago when I came into possession of a first generation Ebike by A2B.It has a throttle and goes up to 20mph.In California, where I live, Ebikes have become so popular that the legislature recently passed regulations defining motorized bicycles by class, according to speed and other features.
If you haven't seen Rogue One, don't read on unless you're dying to make yourself angry and frustrated.At it's heart, Rogue One is a film about data: The Rebels want to get it, the Empire wants to keep it safe.And that really is the heart of the film.Having seen the film, we now know the real story of how the Death Star plans were first obtained - but was it really due to the hard work and bravery of a small band of rogues?Or was it simply because the Empire stored its data in a particularly stupid way?Brilliantly, the folks at digital archiving company Preservica have written a fascinating blog post detailing all of the massive problems in the Empire's data storage system.