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Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

The 12-core 1920X spat out an impressive score of 2431 pts and to beat that the 7900X needs to be overclocked to 4.7 GHz, where it consumes enough power to embarrass your wall heater. Then the big guy, the 1950X turned in an incredible score of 3062 pts. While breathtaking, this wasn’t entirely surprising given […]

T-Mobile will quietly hike prices to Verizon levels | BGR

T-Mobile will quietly hike prices to Verizon levels | BGR

The hotspot data and HD video streaming are both perks that you get with Verizon’s base plan, and are arguably necessities for heavy users. Without the One Plus perk, T-Mobile’s plan is significantly cheaper than Verizon’s: The T-Mobile One plan is $70 a month for one line, whereas Verizon is $80. Four lines on T-Mobile […]

Gogoro 2 priced cheaper than iPhones | Taiwan News

Gogoro 2 priced cheaper than iPhones | Taiwan News

For non-FarEasTone clients, government subsidies will slash the cost of the electric scooter from the original retail price of NT$73,800 to NT$44,800, and the lowest price for acquiring the smartscooter for users trading in an old bike for a new one is NT$38,800. The Gogoro 2, which is positioned to meet mass market demands, has […]

Sainsbury’s and Morrisons continue to battle in the UK supermarket price war | Investomania

Sainsbury’s and Morrisons continue to battle in the UK supermarket price war | Investomania

The first and most obvious reason is that investors, especially long-term buy-and-hold investors, may receive less income for holding Sainsbury’s shares. For many investors, the reason they hold shares is for gradual capital growth and a dividend that could exceed the income return they are able to achieve from a bank account. As far as […]

AMD Set To Drop Or Rally Into Earnings? – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

AMD Set To Drop Or Rally Into Earnings? – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

Summary Recently announced Ryzen 5 series pricing suggests better pricing mix in the volume segment of the PC market. AMD’s pricing strategy is very aggressive, and if Intel were to match AMD’s current pricing curve, it would diminish Intel’s gross margins too substantially. Furthermore, we anticipate better than expected MPU share gains versus Intel, because […]

India’s Jio introduces its first price plans | Telecom Asia

India’s Jio introduces its first price plans | Telecom Asia

Disruptive new Indian 4G operator Reliance Jio’s free services offer will soon be coming to an end, but the operator has announced an aggressive new pricing strategy in a bid to retain as many of its new customers as possible. Jio launched nationwide services in September last year, but made all services available for free […]

Expect T-Mobile to Continue Inflicting Pain on Verizon and AT&T | The Street

Expect T-Mobile to Continue Inflicting Pain on Verizon and AT&T | The Street

With the company charging $70 per month for 1 unlimited line, $100 for 2 lines and $160 for 4 lines — and with taxes and fees included as of January — T-Mobile’s unlimited pricing still undercuts that of its larger rivals. Not counting taxes/fees, Verizon charges $80 per month for 1 line, $140 for 3 […]

Brace up! India’s telecom pricing war will further intensify, says JP Morgan | IBT Times

Brace up! India’s telecom pricing war will further intensify, says JP Morgan | IBT Times

“The company’s (Jio’s) free scheme launched in September 2016 has been extended to March 2017. Jio has gathered around 52 million subscribers as of December end and the expectation is to hit 100 million subscribers by March 2017, after which the company would start billing commercially,” it said. However, it noted, given that most incumbent telcos are […]

Last word on telecom pricing war yet to be heard: JP Morgan | Daijiworld.com

Last word on telecom pricing war yet to be heard: JP Morgan | Daijiworld.com

JP Morgan said Jio should seek to maximize average revenue per user, than pricing go for a per-GB data offer. “To that extent, the initial price scheme launched by Jio was a positive one as the effective pack started at Rs 499 per month, although there is a lower priced plan of Rs 149 per […]

Why T-Mobile’s All-In Pricing Strategy Could Pay Off | Forbes

Why T-Mobile’s All-In Pricing Strategy Could Pay Off | Forbes

More Customers Could Migrate Towards The One Plan, Offsetting Fee Revenue Losses The T-Mobile One unlimited plans, which T-Mobile launched late last year to replace its tiered data plans, were priced slightly higher than the company’s existing base plans. For instance, a tiered plan with 6 GB of data and 4 lines cost $120 versus […]