Nintendo president: “I compete for time,” not against Xbox, PlayStation

Enlarge / Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime poses with the wildly successful Nintendo Switch. (credit: Sam Machkovech) SEATTLE—Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime appeared at Seattle’s Geekwire Summit on Wednesday to speak broadly about the company’s future, and, while the talk didn’t include new product reveals, it proved illuminating about […]

Prankster lures men to New York square to compete in ‘real life’ Tinder

A New York prankster lured dozens of thirsty men to the same location on a public square, promising them a DJ set and “whatever happens.” Once there, she cajoled them into competing in a bizarre version of ‘real life Tinder.’ After “shopping my soul around” on the popular dating app, one of the unlucky marks […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Lee Ryan confirmed as twelfth star to compete

After an exclusive interview with Stormy Daniels, The Loose Women panel were elated to announce the next Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The twelfth contestant was confirmed to be Lee Ryan, after appearing in a glittery motorcycle helmet. Lee joined the panellists after being covered in glitter, and commented: “I was nervous even to say yes. […]

Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

Click on the video player above on Saturday at 6:15 a.m. ET to watch live action from the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships. CBC Sports will stream all of the Canadian men's and women's games at the tournament in Hamburg, Germany. Women's preliminary schedule Friday, Aug. 17 – 8 a.m. ET – Great Britain def. Canada, 64-56 Saturday, Aug. […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Faye Tozer second star confirmed to compete

Strictly Come Dancing fans were delighted to hear Faye Tozer will take to the dance floor later this year. The announcement comes just hours after Katie Piper was confirmed as the first celebrity to take part during this morning’s BBC Breakfast. Speaking about joining the line-up, Faye revealed she struggled to keep it a secret. […]

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Nintendo Switch review – Can it compete with PS4 and Xbox?

CRASH BANDICOOT N.SANE TRILOGY NINTENDO SWITCH REVIEW • £34.99 Pros – Unrivalled levels of nostalgia • Incredible art style • Packs a graceful audio punch • Nintendo Switch’s portability makes it the definitive version of Crash • Tons of replayability • Adorable cast of characters Cons – New mechanics can initially be frustrating to learn • The […]

How banks can use personalized services to increase customer satisfaction and compete with fintechs

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it’s table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (PFM) features that pull consumers in. There are three common approaches banks can take to effectively implement these tools. It’s no longer enough […]

Pentagon will ‘compete vigorously’ with Beijing in South China Sea – Mattis

Published time: 2 Jun, 2018 00:55 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has claimed that since Beijing’s South China Sea policy contradicts Washington’s strategy of “openness,” the US will have to “compete vigorously” wherever cooperation is impossible. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Microsoft is reportedly planning a new $400 tablet to compete with the iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lower-cost Surface tablet, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The new tablet would start at $ 400 and have a 10-inch screen, about nine hours of battery life, and USB-C charging.  Microsoft has dabbled in more consumer-friendly tablets in the past, but has shifted focus […]

China is the 6th largest wine producer in the world, but they still can’t compete with Europe

China hasn’t historically been known to produce top quality wine, but it’s gained more recognition in recent years — now it’s the 6th largest wine producer in the world and bottled 11.4 million hectoliters in 2016 alone.  China’s wine industry has focused on overcoming the rising cost of labor, dealing with difficult climates and improving […]