Given that it's passing through the FCC right now, the device is probably nearly ready to be released. If you are the one who gets confused choosing between a smartwatch and fitness tracker, just wait for Samsung's next announcement that could take place at IFA 2017. Keep in mind Apple, which dominates the smartwatch market with its Apple Watch, has doubled-down on pitching the wearable as a fitness device, so it make sense that Samsung would do that, too. Based on recent reports, Samsung will be pulling up its socks and getting back into the game with the release of its next sports watch and it could be as soon as this month.
Gold steady near 2-mth highs as N. Korea tensions continue
The Korean won continued to fall versus the dollar, down 0.13 percent to 1,143.5 on Friday for a 1.6 percent decline on the week. President Donald Trump said on Thursday afternoon that his earlier warnings to North Korea may not have been tough enough.
In terms of specs, the Gear Sport will support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Apple has really refocused the Apple Watch around fitness, while Samsung's Gear watches are still going for a much more fashionable look. The Gear line has always been used for general use and making a sports-based smartwatch will make the product compete equally with Apple and FitBit, who are enjoying a big piece of the market-share now. But so far, we haven't seen anything on it.
78 percent say Trump should try to make ObamaCare work
Overall, 52 percent of respondents now approve of ObamaCare - a 9 point jump since Trump's election - while 39 percent disapprove. Trump and his administration have suggested taking steps to repeal and replace the ACA.
Japanese Yen Benefits as Geopolitical Tensions Rise
Ten-year US yields dropped 4.3 basis points to 2.24 per cent and German equivalents fell 3 bps to 0.43 per cent, a six-week low. Meanwhile, the price of gold, a safe haven for nervous investors, climbed $16 or 1.28 percent to $1,278.70 per ounce at noon.
Eerie quiet on Wall Street is finally broken
The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 0.2 percent to 2474.92 points, and the Nasdaq dropped 0.2 percent to 6370.46 points. The S&P 500 was down 6 points, or 0.25 percent, and the Nasdaq was down 35 points, or half a percent.
Most say time to stop trying to repeal 'Obamacare'
Trump has suggested steps like halting subsidies to insurers who reduce out-of-pockets health costs for millions of consumers. While around 6 in 10 overall say Trump should not use such disruptive tactics, a majority of Republicans back that approach.
Guardiola returns to Man City drawing board
If we win we are going to be at the top of the table or close to it as we begin our fight for the Premier League trophy. He has to be strong but, of course, his quality is flawless for the way we want to play. " We spent ", the coach said.