Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

smartphone,A consumer based economy always lends itself to technology, as members of the economy demand the newest, coolest gadgets. Because of that, it is pertinent for both consumers and investors to be aware of the current tech trends and most recent products. When everyone is scrambling to buy the newest iPhone or sort out the latest Apple rumors, investors are doing the same with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock.

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Facebook Inc (FB) Buys Startup FacioMetrics to Up Its Special Effects Game

Facebook Inc (FB) has acquired startup FacioMetrics to enhance special effects for its photo and video services on its platform. Read Article

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD): Russia Officially Bans LinkedIn

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) is now officially banned in Russia due to a new law regarding storage of its citizens' personal information. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Plan to Win TV: Half-Price Fees for Subscription Video Apps

AAPL is reportedly cutting App Store fees by 50% for streaming video apps, in an attempt to boost new TV app and Apple TV. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: AirPods May See December Release

Wednesday's Apple Rumors includes a teardown of the 13-inch MacBook Pro With Touch Bar, a new Apple Book product and more. Read Article

Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock Will Get a Boost From IBM

Nvidia stock just boosted its long-term strength, as a new tool is available that leverages IBM's longstanding deep learning developments with NVDA's most advanced GPUs. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Angers New MacBook Pro Fans Yet Again

Robust sales of Apple's (AAPL) new MacBook Pro quieted early criticism, but fans have discovered a new "flaw" that has many up in arms. Read Article

Mazda Recall: 70,000 RX-8 Sports Cars Face Fuel Leak Risk

A Mazda recall has been issued surrounding 70,000 RX-8 vehicles that have a flaw that may cause the cars to leak fuel and catch fire. Read Article

WhatsApp Video Calling: 9 Things to Know

WhatsApp video calling is finally here and it will reach people around the world, regardless of what device they have. Here's what you should know about it. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: 2017 May Include Three New iPhones

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a price and release date for 'Super Mario Run', a 15-inch MacBook Pro With Touch Bar teardown and more. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Could Launch Apple Glasses by 2018

Apple (AAPL) reportedly is testing its own smart glasses. If those tests become reality, expect "Apple Glasses" to hit the market in 2018. Read Article

Google Play Updates: 7 New Features to Know

Google Play has received an update and it comes equipped with a number of new features. Here are seven things to know about the new version of it. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: MacBook Pro With Touch Bar Laptops Arriving

Monday's Apple Rumors include new developer betas for several devices, rumors of a new 2017 iPad without edges for the display and more. Read Article

AdultFriendFinder Data Breach: 15 Things to Know About the Massive Hack

A new AdultFriendFinder data breach is the largest ever reported with more than 400 million user accounts being compromised. Read Article

The Next Thing Apple Inc. (AAPL) Will Kill

If 2017 does indeed turn out to be the year Apple (AAPL) declares war on the iPhone and iPad's bezel, expect to hear cheers instead of boos. Read Article

New Snapchat Glasses: Where to Buy Spectacles, How Much They Cost

New Snapchat glasses have been created called Spectacles, which will be located in dispensaries. They will first appear in Venice Beach, California. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: iPad Changes, iBooks App and an Apple Support App

Friday Apple rumors (AAPL) here and they include the release of a standalone Apple Support app and certain changes to iPads and iPhones. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: AAPL AirPods May Be Coming Next Week

Thursday's Apple Rumors include changes to Apple TV downloads, red Beats products for World AIDS Day and more AirPods news. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) New MacBook Pro Is Actually a Monster Hit

Online sales data shows Apple's (AAPL) new MacBook Pro is a hit, crushing the PC competition and blowing past 12-inch MacBook sales. Read Article

GoPro Inc. (GPRO) Stock Slammed by Karma Drone Recall

GoPro (GPRO) is recalling all Karma drones after reports of some losing power mid-flight. GoPro stock is down sharply in response. Read Article

FB News: Facebook Inc Is Testing LinkedIn-Like Features

Facebook is launching a feature that allows page administrators to create job postings on the social media site in a similar manner as LinkedIn. Read Article