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Chips, not smartphones, fuel first Samsung profit growth in 2 years

Samsung said Wednesday that its operating profits are expected to rise almost 80 percent year-over-year in the third quarter after two years' of decline, based on the strength not of its smartphone sales but of its chips and display sales, reported the Wall Street Journal.

Cisco partners with FANUC on product to fix robots before they break

Cisco has partnered with Japanese robot maker FANUC on its Zero Downtime product that knows manufacturing robots need to be fixed before they break down, known as proactive maintenance.

New Cat S40 rugged Android smartphone targets users in demanding work environments

Cat phones announced Wednesday that the Cat S40 rugged Android smartphone is now available in the U.S. market.

SanDisk beefs up flash memory card portfolio to handle extreme IoT environments

Recognizing the need for more durable flash memory cards in Internet of Things devices, SanDisk on Monday unveiled a line of industrial grade flash storage products designed for the potentially harsh environments that IoT devices operate in.

Most senior IT decison makers see mobility as key to success, but only 18% of budgets are going to mobility, survey finds

A new survey of senior IT decision makers found that while 68 percent feel mobility is a critical driver for business success, only an average of 18 percent of IT budgets will be going toward mobile initiatives next year.

Windows 10 release to boost enterprise tablet sales, says Strategy Analytics

Microsoft's release of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets in July is expected to boost enterprise tablet sales, predicted Eric Smith, senior analyst for tablet and touchscreen strategies at market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Android users beware: Stagefright 2.0 is here

Security researcher who discovered the original Stagefright security bug finds new attack vectors, dubbed Stagefright 2.0, which can compromise even patched devices.

Spotlight: Will an Apple Ring be a reality?

Apple has filed a U.S. patent application for a smart ring that uses voice, motion and touch input to control and interact with larger computing devices, reported Apple Insider.

SkyWest gives its 7,500 pilots Surface 3 tablets running Windows 10

SkyWest, operator of ExpressJet Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, has begun deploying Surface 3 tablets running Windows 10 to its 7,500 pilots, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

App developers are slow to support Apple Watch

Application developers are taking their sweet time developing apps for Apple Watch, and the jury's still out on what the incentives are for app makers who support the wearable, according to information released by research firm Strategy Analytics.