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Spotify for Xbox to be unveiled at Gamescom?

Many claimed the image to be edited due to Sony's exclusivity deal with the streaming service, but it seems that this deal has now come to an end. A Microsoft Retail trainee has posted a screen clip (on Reddit) from the Microsoft Retail Training Portal via Microsoft ExpertZone, revealing an announcement page for Spotify releasing on Xbox.


NASA hiring officer to protect Earth from Aliens. Really?

NASA hiring officer to protect Earth from Aliens. Really?

But sadly, that's not what exactly NASA meant. NASA is planning to hire a 'planetary protection officer'to protect Earth from aliens. The officer will actually be instrumental in helping NASA prevent any form of destruction to "other worlds" just as much as they are responsible to protect our home planet.


Amazon Is Opening A Huge Warehouse In Melbourne

Amazon Is Opening A Huge Warehouse In Melbourne

So far, it has said only that it is bringing Amazon Marketplace, in which it sells advertising space on its website and logistics support, to Australia. Wesfarmers owns food retailer Coles, along with Kmart and Target. But, like many other observers are now saying, the Macquarie Equities team says they continue to believe Amazon will impact the market gradually over coming years but believe the impact is more than adequately factored into current pricing, particularly of the discretionary ...


Xiaomi Topples Apple, Fitbit In Wearables Business

Xiaomi Topples Apple, Fitbit In Wearables Business

Xiaomi has shipped 3.7 million wearables worldwide in Q2 2017, which was a 23% annual rise from the same quarter past year where it had shipped 3 million units of wearable devices, according to a Strategy Analytics report. Xiaomi overtook Fitbit and Apple in the global wearables segment in the second quarter of 2017. Both companies offer products less expensive than Apple Watch.


IPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations — Surprise

IPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations — Surprise

The Apple shipped 11.4 million iPads sold during the quarter were a dramatic increase from from the 9.95 million iPads it shipped during the year-ago quarter. Apple doesn't issue a breakdown of models shipped, but some people have attributed the jump in sales to the low-priced 9.7-inch iPad released in March.