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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has now been receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Some users report that the update is currently live in Russia and Romania It comes with Samsung Experience 9.0 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update weeks ahead of the formal schedule. The new update reportedly brings Samsung Experience 9.0 as well as a bunch of performance improvements and tweaks. ... Read More »

SSC paper leak case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry in CGL exam 2017

Students have been protesting outside the SSC office at CGO complex in Delhi since 27 February, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged paper leak in the Combined Graduate-Level (CGL) exam. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry into alleged irregularities in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination held on 21 February this ... Read More »

Samsung Beats Intel to Become Top Semiconductor Player in 2017: Gartner

With 14.6 percent market share, Samsung Electronics has replaced chipmaker giant Intel to become the top player in the global semiconductor industry in 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. This is the first time Intel has been toppled since 1992 as worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion (roughly Rs. 26.6 lakh crores) in 2017 — a 22.2 percent increase from 2016. “The largest memory ... Read More »

New car sales fall 10.4% in 2017 as used imports surge

Volkswagen remains the most popular new car brand with 13,829 registrations in 2017. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images New car sales were down 10.43 per cent in 2017, to 131,356, with weaker sterling driving a significant rise in used imports. While there was a fall in new car registrations, used imports rose 29.52 per cent to 93,454 last year. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Be Set to Blow Past 2017 Revenue Target

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi said to topple its revenue target by 18 percent Xiaomi’s anticipated IPO in 2018 could be the biggest of the year Xiaomi profits expected to grow sharply into 2019 Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has told bankers it would top its annual revenue target by as much as 18 percent, sources with knowledge of the matter said, marking a comeback from ... 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 »

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond hopes to prove grim forecasts wrong

The chancellor said clarity around Brexit would increase consumer confidence and lead to higher growth in the economy. But a new report has warned of the longest fall in people’s living standards since records began over 60 years ago. Labour said Mr Hammond was “cut-off from the real lives of people”. The reduced growth forecasts, blamed on the economy’s flat productivity, threatened ... Read More »

CREDAI-MCHI real estate exhibition to be held from November 16-19, 2017, in Mumbai

The post CREDAI-MCHI real estate exhibition to be held from November 16-19, 2017, in Mumbai appeared first on Housing News. CREDAI-MCHI will be holding its ‘28th Real Estate & Housing Finance Exhibition’, from November 16-19, 2017. The exhibition, which will be held at the MMRDA Grounds, at BKC, in Mumbai, is set to be the first major property expo, post-RERA and will showcase ... Read More »

CES 2017 Highlights: From Alexa to Hoverboards

Here are some key highlights of the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Sunday: Alexa everywhere Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa was the surprise star of the show, with dozens of new products and services integrating the voice-accessed machine smarts into appliances, TVs, speakers, lamps, cars and more. (Also see: CES 2017: Amazon’s Alexa Emerges as One of the Big Winners) Analysts said the gains for ... Read More »

Best of CES 2017: The 6 Most Interesting Things We Saw at CES

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2017 saw 3,800 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 visitors Amazon, Qualcomm, and Nvidia had the biggest impacts Multinational corporates and tiny startups shared space on the show floor To say that CES is enormous would be an understatement. Officially, there are 3,800 exhibitors spread out over 2.6 million square feet of hotel and convention centre floorspace, but there are peripheral gatherings ... Read More »