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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy Note 8 likely to launch in second half this year The new Note phablet said to come with Snapdragon 836 SoC The phone also likely to feature 6GB RAM Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims ... Read More »

Oppo R11 Plus With 6-Inch Display, 4000mAh Battery Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo R11 Plus has been launched in China Oppo R11 was launched in China recently Both models expected to go on sale soon Chinese handset maker Oppo this week unveiled the R11 smartphone in China, and now details of the R11 Plus variant is out. The Oppo R11 Plus is expected to go on sale in China this month, ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

HIGHLIGHTS Renders Tip Touch ID Embedded Under Display iPhone 8 is seen running on iOS 11 in this leak New Control Centre seen running on the phone iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the ... Read More »

Microsoft, Experts Push for Global NGO to Expose Hackers

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO It will be aimed at unmasking the hackers behind several cyber-attacks Microsoft already floated the idea of an anti-hacking NGO in June 2016 As cyber-attacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job ... Read More »

Amazon Product Page Error Leads Some Users to Dog Photos

HIGHLIGHTS Many shoppers took to Twitter to report the error message A different image of a dog greeted users each time Glitch was unlikely to affect Amazon’s control over consumers’ wallets Amazon told some shoppers on Wednesday that there was a problem when they were trying to view product listings. “Sorry something went wrong on our end,” Amazon said on ... Read More »

Flipkart Announces Hackathon to Deal With Bengaluru’s Traffic Woes

HIGHLIGHTS Initiative marks the start of the “Month of Innovation” at Flipkart The contest will run from June 7 2017 until June 21 2017 Hackathon aimed to help ease the city’s perennial traffic problem E-commerce major Flipkart on Wednesday announced a hackathon to crowdsource “innovative”, “implementable” solutions from the tech community and concerned citizens, that could help ease the city’s ... Read More »

One Freelancer’s Experience with the 52 Week Money Challenge

As a fashion blogger, travel enthusiast and freelance writer, Alysse Dalessandro has a variety of interests. When it comes to saving money, the 29-year-old is just as open-minded. In late 2015, Dalessandro read a blog post about the 52-week money challenge, a popular savings strategy that gained momentum on social media platforms like Facebook. The premise is simple: Every seven ... Read More »

Amazon Offers Prime Discount for US Customers on Government Aid

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon is offering Prime discount to US govt-aided people Amazon said it would offer the $10.99-per-month for $5.99 per month The online retailer’s move directly challenges Wal-Mart in the US Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would offer a discount on its popular Prime subscription service for shoppers who receive US government aid, taking aim at a key customer ... Read More »

Would Your Business Buy a Waymo Self-Driving Truck — If Google Builds One?

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, is working on developing self-driving trucks. The company behind Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) expects autonomous vehicle technology to make a big impact on the long distance trucking industry over the next several years. Companies would still likely use actual drivers for local pickup and deliveries, and then just rely on self-driving trucks for the long-distance parts ... Read More »

Apple takes 83% of global mobile profits in Q1, Samsung with 12.9%

Of the combined operating profit posted by global smartphone players in the first quarter of the ongoing year, Apple’s share stood at 83.4%, according to a new report published by market research firm Strategy Analytics. That’s up from the 79.8% figure that was reported for the Cupertino-based company during the same period last year. Samsung, on the other hand, took ... Read More »