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This Old Tech: Exploring the lost world of Prodigy

  See larger image Remember when… From 1988 to 1996, IBM and Sears jointly operated a graphically rich online service called Prodigy, which allowed users from all over the United States to dial in and view weather, stocks, news, and more while also exchanging emails and bulletin board posts with other users. When the service shut down in 1999 (after ... Read More »

HTC Desire Eye tipped to receive Marshmallow update later this year

The HTC Desire Eye smartphone, which was launched back in November 2014, will get the Marshmallow update sometime later this year. This was revealed by the usually reliable leakster @LlabTooFeR, who said the device will be updated to Android 6.0.1. For those who aren’t already aware, back in September last year, HTC USA released a list of smartphones that the ... Read More »

This is why oil glut not going away soon

U.S. oil production continues to defy forecasts that it is on the decline, and with refiners processing as much of the stuff as they can, the glut of oil, gasoline and diesel fuel keeps growing. That should continue to pressure oil prices, which rallied Wednesday because the large weekly build in supply was not quite as gigantic as feared. The ... Read More »

Apple analyst: Investors don’t want to hear THIS

One technology analyst had some unwelcome news for Apple investors as Wall Street digests some negative earnings commentary from CEOTim Cook. That news: This setback could be a good thing. Shares of the iPhone maker continued to sink, down almost 5 percent mid-day Wednesday amid a slew of analyst downgrades after Tuesday nights’ earnings. But some people were cheering that ... Read More »

These stocks could see big moves out of earnings this week

After a tough start to the year, investors are eyeing company earnings reports as a potential catalyst to boost the already fragile market. And as the heart of the season gets underway, options traders are expecting some big moves from many of the stocks. High-flying Netflix, which is scheduled to report Tuesday after the closing bell, is projected to see ... Read More »

These stocks could see big moves out of earnings this week

After a tough start to the year, investors are eyeing company earnings reports as a potential catalyst to boost the already fragile market. And as the heart of the season gets underway, options traders are expecting some big moves from many of the stocks. High-flying Netflix, which is scheduled to report Tuesday after the closing bell, is projected to see ... Read More »

BlackBerry CEO: BB 10 far from dead; another Android phone this year

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said that the company’s BB 10 operating system is “far from” dead. He made the comment in a post on the company’s official blog, where-in he also revealed that BB 10-powered phones such as Passport, Classic, and others will be getting security and privacy enhancements this year. “The coming version 10.3.3 will be certified for ... Read More »

5 major revisions ahead of this week’s earnings

As we work through the final peak week for fourth-quarter earnings, it’s hard to describe the season as anything other than underwhelming, with many companies missing estimates on the top and bottom line as a number of macroeconomic concerns run rampant. Unfortunately, some highly anticipated tech companies reporting this week will not be the ones to turn this season around. ... Read More »

Only three rate increases this year: Goldman’s HatziusOnly,three,rate,increases,this,year:,Goldman’s,Hatzius

Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to appear before Congress on Wednesday, but ahead of that the Street was talking about what she will say. “She needs to walk a fairly fine line between not appearing like she’s completely ignoring the turmoil in the markets, but at the same time also indicate that she still expects expansion,” said Goldman Sachs’ ... Read More »

AWARENESS DOES HELP IN THIS MATTER! Be aware!

The saying that there is no alternative to awareness is quite true and it goes a long way in our lives to be aware and more aware than the others who re lurking around you when it comes to safeguard your devices and the data that they carry. Most often, we have all of our information that we need with ... Read More »