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Samsung plans to slash SSD prices to hard drive levels by 2020

Samsung plans to slash SSD prices to hard drive levels by 2020 Ever since solid-state drives (SSDs) hit the consumer market, they’ve offered significantly better performance than traditional hard drives (HDDs), but at a significantly higher price.The gap between SSDs and HDDs in terms of capacity and price has decreased dramatically, but hard drives still have an edge over SSDs in capacity per GB.

Activision launches Consumer Products division

Activision launches Consumer Products division Tim Kilpin has been named CEO and president of the department, and is part of Activision's bid to grow its brands outside of gaming.Despite operating some major IP such as Call of Duty and Skylanders, Activision has been relatively reluctant to expand these brands into TV shows, movies or other forms of entertainment.

Jawbone is looking to pivot one more time — this time towards a health product

Jawbone is looking to pivot one more time — this time towards a health product We’re only a month into 2017, but it’s already been a rough year for Jawbone.According to TechCrunch, the company will be pivoting away from fitness bands and towards “a health product and accompanying set of services sold primarily to clinicians and health providers working with patients.

Germany bans the My Friend Cayla dolls, calling them an espionage device

Germany bans the My Friend Cayla dolls, calling them an espionage device “We’re very concerned about the fact that these dolls are essentially spying on your kids’ private conversations,” Claire Gartland, director of the nonprofit’s Consumer Privacy Project told NPR.It certainly wasn’t enough for German regulators, who decided to ban the doll altogether, calling it an “espionage device.

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses

nsumer addiction to IoT will reap rewards for businesses That's the bold word from Graham McCorkill, co-founder and director of Buzinga App Development.For these businesses, McCorkill says there are three key ways they will leverage the benefits of connected devices to drive more meaningful customer engagement: McCorkill says the IoT allows companies to interact with customers in unique ways, separating them from organisations who have not made it a priority.