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India-bound Hyundai Kona electric vehicle teaser image revealed before global launch

Hyundai revealed the all-new compact SUV called Kona last year. The Korean manufacturer also showcased the car at the 2018 Auto Expo this year. Hyundai plans to bring the all-electric version of the compact SUV to India as its first electric vehicle offering in the country. The Kona electric will make its global debut on February 27th and before that, ... Read More »

MIUI 9.2 Global Stable ROM Now Rolling Out, Brings App Vault, Improvements, and Fixes

HIGHLIGHTS The update brings dozens of fixes and optimisations It has new features like Mi Mover and a distance sensor calibrator The update is available via OTA and flashable ROM Xiaomi has started the rollout of MIUI 9.2 for most recent Xiaomi smartphones that are on MIUI 9 already. According to the new changelog, MIUI 9.2 update includes new features such as Mi ... Read More »

Samsung Dominates Global Smartphone Sales in Q3 2017, Says Gartner

With 22.3 percent market share, Samsung pipped Appleto grab the top spot in the global smartphone sales to end users (by vendor) in the third quarter of 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. Apple registered a distant 11.9 percent market share while Huawei 9.5 percent at third spot as the global smartphone sales reached 383 million units in the third quarter. In the ... Read More »

Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invitesfor a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation that it will be Nokia ... Read More »

GUEST OPINION: GLOBAL EDUCATION SHOULD BE AN IOWAN PRIORITY

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to a student during a US Service Academy Open House in the Cedar Rapids Public Library on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Ernst met with prospective military families and protesters alike to answer questions both on and off par with the event. (Lily Smith/The Daily Iowan) As students across Iowa settle into the school year, it’s ... Read More »

China is considering major investments in European finance as part of its global spending push

After ports and industrial parks, the deal makers leading China’strillion-dollar push to build a modern Silk Road are turning to the financial sector, targeting Europe’s banks, insurers and asset managers to tap funds and expertise. Jason Lee | Pool | Getty Images China President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 15, 2017 in Beijing, ... Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales This could be temporary as Apple will launch new iPhones this month Apple continues to drive its flagship momentum with iPhone 7 and 7 Plus As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time ... Read More »

How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

New Volkswagen Polo global unveil on June 16, 2017

Volkswagen is set to take the covers off the all-new Polo on June 16, ahead of the model’s international launch in the latter half of the year. The all-new car, which was recently spied testing completely undisguised on international roads, features a more dynamic-looking exterior that, VW officials suggest, will help broaden its sales appeal. Redesigned headlights, a more heavily sloping ... 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 »