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Skyworks gives weak preliminary results, cites weakness across largest smartphone customers

Skyworks Solutions issued weak first quarter guidance Tuesday. The semiconductor company lowered revenue projections to $970 million from $1 billion to $1.02 billion. “First fiscal quarter results were impacted by unit weakness across our largest smartphone customers,” said Liam K. Griffin, president and chief executive officer of Skyworks, in a …

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Tiny sun sensor warns you when your skin is about to burn

skin sensor on fingernail

Time to get out of the sunShuai Xu, Northwestern University By Alice Klein A miniature wearable sensor has been designed to let you know if you’ve spent too much or too little time in the sun. Excess exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn, premature skin ageing …

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Is Samsung Building a Blockchain Smartphone? By Cryptovest

Is Samsung Building a Blockchain Smartphone? South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung (KS:) applied for three European trademarks for blockchain-related features to be incorporated in smartphones. The trademarks are called “Blockchain Core,” “Blockchain KeyStore,” and “Blockchain key box.” While there is little information on the use cases and nature of …

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An App + Your Fingernail = Anemia Screening

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Checking for low hemoglobin in the blood — otherwise known as anemia — usually means drawing blood for testing. But scientists say they’ve developed a wireless smartphone app that does the same by “reading” a quick photo of your fingernail. The …

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Tiny sun sensor warns you when your skin is about to burn

skin sensor on fingernail

Time to get out of the sunShuai Xu, Northwestern University By Alice Klein A miniature wearable sensor has been designed to let you know if you’ve spent too much or too little time in the sun. Excess exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn, premature skin ageing …

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8 Tips to Curb Your Child’s Obsessive Smartphone Use

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” – Albert Einstein Amid the growing body of research pointing to the negative effects of constant smartphone use, especially among today’s youth, parents may well wonder how to act to rein …

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Central bankers meet; Tech summit; Samsung’s new smartphone

Click chart for in-depth premarket data. 1. Central bankers meet: Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to speak at the Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole on Friday. The speech comes less than a week after President Donald Trump took a swipe at Powell. In an interview with Reuters, …

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Xiaomi posts bumper profits in first earnings report since IPO

Xiaomi has posted a bumper profit in its first earnings report since going public last month. The Chinese smartphone maker said Wednesday it made 14.6 billion yuan ($2.1 billion) in the three months to June 30, beating industry estimates. Revenue grew 68% compared to the same period last year to …

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