Amazon.com re-allows Australian shoppers on its U.S. site

The strategic decision comes a day before Black Friday and the crucial holiday shopping season in the U.S. On Thursday, Amazon.com Inc, the world’s largest online retailer, stated it would no more block Australian shoppers from accessing its U.S. site. The development comes midst a customer backlash in the world’s 12 biggest economy. Australian shoppers…

Apple updates product line with big screen size and diversifies into medical device market

The latest update of its product line is more in the nature of a transitional update rather than transformational one. In an attempt aimed at getting more consumers to upgrade to its latest and more expensive products, Apple has unveiled its biggest iPhone to day; it has also launch a watch that detects heart problems.…

DRAM chips have been the growth engine for SK Hynix for the 1st quarter of 2018

SK Hynix, the world’s second biggest memory chip producer, will boost NAND memory chip production by more than 30% in the second half of this year. NAND memory chips are easier to assemble than DRAM chips. On Thursday, South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc posted a record second quarter profit which underpins a continuation in…

China’s antitrust regulators give the go-ahead for Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors

Qualcomm is set to use NXP’s assets to diversify its business. According to a South China Monitoring Post report, China’s regulators have approved U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc’s $44 billion merger deal with NXP Semiconductors. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, the decision by China’s Ministry of Commerce clears a multi-months roadblock which…

The augmented reality features in iOS11 could potentially make its cash counter burst into a song

Augmented Reality and iOS games are likely to be Apple’s cash cows. With Apple launching its new OS in its latest offerings of iPads and iPhones, its online marketplace has also undergone a significant makeover: it now allows third party developers to add augmented reality apps to it. Its new OS, iOS 11, is being…