Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

Intex Aqua Power IV With 4000mAh Battery, 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,499

Intex on Wednesday launched the Aqua Power IV smartphone in India at Rs. 5,499. The most notable features of the budget smartphone are its massive 4000mAh battery and 4G VoLTE support. It will be made available in Gold and Black colour variants. The Intex Aqua Power IV runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and sports a 5-inch FWVGA (480×854 […]

Thoreau at Walden, and at Houghton

By Colleen Walsh, Harvard Staff Writer EmailTwitterFacebook Lawrence Buell was a teenager when he first read “Walden,” Henry David Thoreau’s homage to simple living and the wonders of nature. Buell was 17 and on the edge of manhood, challenging assumptions, questioning authority, and watching with dismay — as Thoreau did in his beloved Concord — as […]

Teen author to share story of her first novel at Finksburg library

  As Katie Mlinek, of Baltimore, prepares to head off for her freshman year of college in the fall, she’s first making a stop at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss her first novel, “Comic Sans,” written while she was still in high school. Mlinek will visit the Finksburg branch on Tuesday, Aug. 1, […]

Apple Sets Up New UK Office at Imagination’s Doorstep

Amid a bitter stand-off with Britain-based micro-chip company Imagination Technologies, Apple sent a stern message by opening an office in its proximity. The tech giant planted its flag by renting a 22,500 square-foot office in St Albans just a few miles from Imagination’s headquarters in Hertfordshire village of Kings Langley, the Telegraph reported on Saturday. The company […]

Western Digital Resubmits Bid for Toshiba Chip Unit at Last Minute

Western Digital Corp said it and US private equity firm KKR & Co LP have resubmitted a bid for Toshiba Corp’s prized flash memory chip unit – an eleventh hour effort to prevent Toshiba signing a deal with its preferred bidder. Western Digital, which jointly runs Toshiba’s main semiconductor plant, has been feuding bitterly with […]

Galaxy Note8 to launch in late September priced at €999, 6GB of RAM and dual camera in tow

One of the highest anticipated devices of this year might be launching later than expected. No, we’re not talking about the iPhone 8 this time around, but Samsung’s Galaxy Note8. A new report from Evan Blass (a.k.a @evleaks) claims the handset will only be unveiled in the second half of September, contradicting earlier rumors that […]