Samsung will bolster its mobile business with foldable and 5G phones

Samsung has posted a 17.57 trillion Korean won (US$ 15.45 billion) operating profit for Q3 2018 like it expected, setting a record high for the Korean corporation. As has been the case over the past years, its chip business is the company’s top earner. It made 13.65 trillion won (US$ 12 billion) in operating profit […]

Abe prepares for Beijing visit, says Japan will bolster ties with China

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to bolster cooperation and friendship between his country and China. His key policy speech came the day before he makes the first trip to Beijing by a Japanese leader in seven years. Japan and China are both responsible for the region’s peace and prosperity, Abe said, adding that […]

Twitter acquires online safety company to bolster anti-abuse efforts

Twitter has repeatedly come under fire for not doing enough to stop hate speech, allowing outside groups to sow political discord and failing to limit the spread of misinformation. To address these issues, the company announced earlier this year that it was looking for outside experts to help in its effort to promote healthy, open […]

Xiaomi’s new AI research team will bolster its voice assistant

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Chinese technology giant Xiaomi has assembled a 500 person AI research team based in Shanghai to enhance the company’s voice assistant, Xiao AI, reports. See the rest of the […]

The government could bring forward a key immigration bill to bolster preparations for a no-deal Brexit

Hannah McKay/Reuters Amber Rudd is reportedly under pressure to publish the Brexit immigration bill sooner than planned. The bill — which will propose what Britain’s post-Brexit immigration policy should look like — isn’t expected until the end of the year. However, the Home Secretary’s Cabinet colleagues believe the bill is key to ensuring Britain is […]

Amazon splurges on Ring, hopes smart doorbells bolster in-home deliveries

Enlarge / Ring Video Doorbell 2 (credit: Ring) Amazon continues to bring smart home startups under its wing with its newest acquisition. According to a Reuters report, the online retailer agreed to buy Ring, maker of connected video doorbells and smart home security cameras, for reportedly more than $ 1 billion. The California-based startup is […]

Assad supporters celebrate in Afrin after pro-govt forces bolster Kurds (VIDEO)

Demonstrators waved Syrian flags in the central square of the Kurdish-dominated city of Afrin, as Damascus sent militias to reinforce locals in their resistance against the Turkish onslaught. Amateur footage showed several dozen participants climbing on cars and monuments, while hoisting portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad, as a larger crowd observed without joining in. Government-allied […]

Atari will use cryptocurrency to bolster its online gambling business

In its latest bid for relevance, Atari is glomming onto the cryptocurrency craze. The company is hoping to bolster its gambling business in Europe with Atari Token, according to Bloomberg. “Our aim is to take strategic positions with a limited cash risk, in order to best create value with the assets and Atari brand,” CEO […]

Broke Rome eyes up Trevi Fountain cash to bolster city finances

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 14:09 The Eternal City that is Rome is going through somewhat of a budgetary crisis at the moment, and with cash in short supply, officials are now even eyeing up the city’s iconic Trevi Fountain. Every year, millions of tourists flock to the former seat of empire to view the […]

Is Amazon eyeing Sears to bolster its smart home strategy?

GUEST: In June, Amazon announced it would acquire Whole Foods in a $ 13.7 billion transaction. In an instant, rival grocers Kroger, Walmart and Target saw their market values drop an aggregate $ 22 billion. Now this week, Amazon announced a partnership with Sears to sell Kenmore’s appliances on In similar fashion, shares of […]