Sony to keep its focus on HDR and AR for the smartphone market

Sony has had a fairly busy year so far. At IFA 2017 earlier this year the company unveiled their latest flagship smartphone – the Xperia XZ1, along with several other devices across a variety of product lines. Of particular note was the Xperia XZ1 Compact – here was a smartphone with fiercely competitive innards, yet in a smaller form factor. It seemed like Sony was determined to continue releasing smaller versions of their flagship phones, while still being able to offer a decent level of performance on these smaller models. “We’re continuously listening to our fanbase, and they’re quite loyal with the brand,” says Diana Hernandez – Global Product Marketing… Read More

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Countingup, a startup from founder of Clear Books, raises ​$750K to merge banking and accounting

Countingup, a new fintech startup from Tim Fouracre, who previously founded cloud accounting software Clear Books, wants to simplify the life of sole traders by reinventing the business bank account. Specifically, Fouracre’s vision is that for one-person enterprises, business banking and accounting software should be merged so that book keeping and filing accounts can be automated. Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch – Startups

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Countingup, a startup from founder of Clear Books, raises ​$750K to merge banking and accounting

Countingup, a new fintech startup from Tim Fouracre, who previously founded cloud accounting software Clear Books, wants to simplify the life of sole traders by reinventing the business bank account. Specifically, Fouracre’s vision is that for one-person enterprises, business banking and accounting software should be merged so that book keeping and filing accounts can be automated. Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch

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The Wolf of Wall Street says ICOs will ‘blow up in people’s faces’

Jordan Belfort inspired the film ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ after running stock selling boiler room. Belfort says initial coin offerings (ICOs) are ‘far worse than anything I was ever doing.’ Over $2 billion raised through the controversial fundraising method so far this year. LONDON – The former banker who inspired the film the “Wolf of Wall Street” claims that the current craze for selling digital coins online is the “biggest scam ever.” Jordan Belfort told the Financial Times in an interview that “initial coin offerings” are “such a huge gigantic scam that’s going to blow up in so many people’s faces. It’s far worse than anything I was ever doing.”… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today (GOOG)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to start your week. 1. Google is “actively investigating” the problems that are plaguing the display of its Pixel 2 XL smartphone. Numerous reports from multiple users over the past week complained about things such as bad colour accuracy and screen burn-in. 2. Andy Rubin’s Essential PH-1 phone is already dropping in price. The firm set up by the creator of Android reduced the price from $699 (£530) to $499 (£380), and is offering $200 (£150) in “Essential points” for all early buyers. 3. Google is planning to share revenue with partners that get new subscribers via its new targeting tools.… Read More

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