All Entries in the Category : End Markets

Electrolux Third Quarter Profits Jump 42 Percent

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits.

: Consumer

iMac 27” Retina 5K Display Teardown

Another year, another iMac refresh. For what? A pitiful processor bump? An even thinner display on a device that you’ll never see from the side? Not this time. Today, Apple brings the high-density Retina display to its largest form factor yet: the 27″ iMac.

: Computer, Teardowns

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% in 3Q14

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the third quarter of 2014, and iPhone 6 shipments surpassed Apple’s target of 73.5 million units to reach 80 million units, according to a report from WitsView.

: Data, Telecom

Home Automation Market to Surge to US$16.4B by 2019

Transparency Market Research published a new report titled “Home Automation Market (Lighting, Safety and Security, Entertainment, HVAC, Energy Management) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 – 2019″, which is an extensive research study on the home automation and controls market.

: Consumer, Data, Industrial

Lexmark reports third quarter results

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014.

: Computer

Daimler sees $780 mln windfall from sale of Tesla stake

In a statement, Daimler Chief Financial Officer Bodo Uebber said, “We are extremely satisfied with the development of our investment in Tesla, but it is not necessary for our partnership and cooperation. For this reason, we have decided to divest of our shares.”

: Auto/Trans

HP to show off its 3D-scanning ‘Sprout’ PC next week

HP is synonymous with mass-market PCs and notebooks, but according to a report from Re/code, HP is trying it proverbial hand at something new.

: Computer, Industrial