Essential hopes to paint itself as a defender of American consumers above all else.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30- Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, has launched a new company called Essential Products to sell a high-end smartphone and a home assistant device. Palo Alto- based Essential said the new Essential Phone features an edge-to-edge screen, a titanium-and-ceramic case and dual cameras.
The Essential is equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor camera.
The founder of Android, Andy Rubin, just unveiled his new "Essential" smartphone which will cost $699.
Researchers at Microsoft are studying multilingual speech patterns that might be used to make virtual assistants more human-like.
Ishan Dutt, Canalys, talks about enterprise demand driving the PC market and competition in the gaming sector.
Citi analysts expect rising components costs to put pressure on Lenovo's margin.
Ramesh Jayaraman, HARMAN Professional Solutions, talks about how the company uses an app to connect and control sound equipment for live performances.
Uber's chief of human resources, Liane Hornsey, tells USA TODAY a 200-session listening tour of the company after allegations of pervasive sexism found employees concerned about pay and performance reviews, but not sexual harassment.USA Today Reports.
*FY profit $535 mln vs year-earlier loss; misses estimates. *China restructuring will not affect mobile- chairman. HONG KONG, May 25- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest personal computer maker, reported a return to profit on Thursday but said rising component prices could pressure its bottom line this year as supply shortages extend to batteries.
"Some jobs are displaced, but equally new jobs are also created each time a new technology comes along," Dave Silver, told CNBC.
Robert Medd, Bucephalus Research, says Lenovo's PC business might be good but its smartphone business is "rubbish."
Ikea's low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices.
Microsoft's hardware strategy is a way for the company to continue pushing its software products, says Andrew Tonner, The Motley Fool.
Not every trophy campus is a monument to a company's success. In fact, it can have just the opposite effect, reflecting a sour turn in fortunes.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins discusses the company's quarterly earnings and the switch between the company's hardware and software businesses.
May 17- Mobile phone apps took center stage at Googles annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant and its popular photo app while devoting little time to the Android mobile operating system. Addressing an audience of thousands of developers in Mountain View, California, Google executives...
The temperature in Apple's new office will vary from 68 degrees to 77 degrees.
May 17- Cisco Systems Inc, the world's largest networking gear maker, reported its sixth straight fall in quarterly revenue, largely due to declines in its router business. The company's net income rose to $2.52 billion, or 50 cents per share, in the third quarter ended April 29 from $2.35 billion, or 46 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 0.5 percent to $11.94...
May 17- Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Incs iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. It comes as Google, Apple and Amazon.com Inc are competing to establish the dominant voice-powered digital assistant, which many in...
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