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Max Verstappen takes over from Kvyat at red Bull

crimson Bull has replaced Danii Kvyat for the cutting-edge system 1 season with Max Verstappen, startingthe Spanish Grand Prix. The Russian driving force will drive for his or her junior crew, Toro Rosso, forrelaxation of the 2016 season. at the remaining weekend’s GP in Russia, Kvyat hit the four-time global champion and previous red Bulldriving force, Sebastian Vettel, two times ... Read More »

Tyranny preview: Obsidian’s branching bad guy RPG is made to play over and over

Last week Obsidian dangled the smallest scraps of a new project: Tyranny, a new isometric CRPG built in the Pillars of Eternity engine. A world where the battle between good and evil already took place, and evil won. Here’s the trailer again, in case you need a refresher: Pretty light on the details, eh? Luckily we got a half-hour demo ... Read More »

The bull run’s not over — but curb your enthusiasm: Traders

Stocks have staged a massive comeback from their mid-February lows — and that has lit a fire underneath some of Wall Street’s biggest bulls. Last week, an encouraging U.S. jobs report helped blue chip stocks end a turbulent two-month stretch, with the Dow Jones Industrials closing above the psychologically-key 17,000 level for the first time since early January. The S&P ... Read More »

#RIPTwitter: User outrage over changes to tweets

Twitter users went into meltdown over weekend, using the hashtag #RIPTwitter to vent their fury at reports of changes to the way tweets will appear in users’ timelines. BuzzFeed reported on Friday that Twitter is planning to introduce an algorithmic timeline and show tweets it thinks users want to see. Currently Twitter presents the newest tweets first as they happen ... Read More »

Gartner: Samsung retains smartphone leadership in 2015 with over 20% market share

Samsung was the top smartphone vendor for both Q4 2015 as well as the complete year, according to a latest report by market research firm Gartner. Specifically, the South Korean company sold over 83.4 million units last quarter, claiming 20.7% share of the market, which is up from 19.9% share reported in Q4, 2014. Apple came in second with 17.7% ... Read More »

Apple took home over 90% of mobile profits last year

Apple pocketed more than 90% of the mobile market’s profits in 2015, according to data posted by Michael Walkley, who works as an analyst with market research firm Canaccord Genuity. The iPhone maker’s share of the smartphone market stood at 17.2% last year. Samsung, on the other hand, captured around 24% of the market, but its profit share stood at ... Read More »

House flipping: Deja vu all over again

House flipping is always hottest when home prices are nearing a peak. That is not the case right now nationally, and so flipping has remained pretty stable overall … with two very glaring exceptions. Las Vegas and Miami. Sound familiar? They should. These two markets may well have been the poster children for the flip trade during the last housing ... Read More »

It’s Groundhog Day all over again for these stocks

If things feel familiar in the markets, it’s because they are. Between repeating business cycles and the never-ending calendar of earnings announcements, it’s easy to feel caught in a monotonous loop of economic stagnation and sinking oil prices. For some major stocks, like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and AT&T, Groundhog Day is often a reality. These stocks tend to repeat their performance ... Read More »

Marvell, Carnegie Mellon settle patent dispute over hard drive chips

Chip company Marvell Technology Group has settled with Carnegie Mellon University to end a long-standing patent dispute over chips used in hard disk drives. Under the agreement announced Wednesday, Marvell has agreed to pay CMU US$750 million, with no ongoing royalty payments, which is far lower than the $1.54 billion that a court in Pennsylvania had awarded the university. The ... Read More »

Windows 10 said to be powering over a million phones

Over a million phones are now running Windows 10 operating system. This was revealed by ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley while speaking at the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast. Citing unconfirmed sources, she also revealed that the OS is powering around 180 million PCs and 18 million Xbox Ones. This comes just days after Microsoft revealed that more than ... Read More »