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Tamo Racemo revealed as new Mazda MX-5 rival

The Tamo Racemo is a new sports car that arrived in Geneva as a rival to the Mazda MX-5. The model comes from Tata’s sub brand and uses a 190bhp turbocharged petrol engine. Like the MX-5, it has small dimensions and has been designed to offer sporting performance with practical usability. It is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 6sec, making it ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Rumours Fuelled as Apple Joins Wireless Power Consortium

In a fresh development, Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) – an industry group behind wireless charging standards. This move testifies to Apple’s rumoured plans of introducing wireless charging with the iPhone 8 – a feature that has been rumoured several times in the past. Business Insider reports that Apple joined WPC last week, becoming a part of ... Read More »

Samsung Reports Jump in Q4 Profits as Record Chip Earnings Mask Galaxy Note 7 Failure

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to record-high earnings from its brisk memory chip business and strong smartphone sales despite costly Galaxy Note 7 recalls. The South Korean company said Tuesday it posted KRW 7.1 trillion ($6.1 billion or roughly Rs. 41,539 crores) in net income during the October-December period, ... Read More »

iPhone Sales Grow in US, EU, Japan as Android Smartphone Sales Drop: Kantar

The latest smartphone OS sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that iPhone’s market share in the US has climbed 6.4 percent year-on-year in the three months ended November last year. The data shows that early holiday sales boosted the already growing iOS market share to 43.5 percent in the US while Android’s share came down 5.1-percent on-year to 55.3-percent ... Read More »

Sundar Pichai Calls for Entry-Level Smartphones as Cheap as Rs. 2,000

Google’s India-born chief Sundar Pichai Thursday said the prices of entry-level smartphones in India need to come down further to around $30 to improve access to the Internet and digital services for people. Pichai, who was speaking at his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur, said the focus is also on areas like local language support and improving connectivity in India as the ... Read More »

iPhone 6 16GB Variant Available for as Low as Rs. 9,990 on Flipkart With New Exchange Offer

In what can be considered as the biggest discount yet, Apple’s iPhone 6 Space Grey Variant is available for as low as Rs. 9,990 on Flipkart. The e-commerce site is offering an exchange offer that can provide up to Rs. 22,000 discount on the 16GB Space Grey variant, making it possible to buy the device under Rs. 10,000 when one ... Read More »

Notes Ban Impact: EMIs To Fall As SBI, Other Banks Cut Lending Rates

New Delhi: Top PSU lenders State Bank of India, PNB and Union Bank on Sunday slashed their benchmark lending rates by up to 90 basis points, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked banks to priorities their lending towards the poor and middle class. The country’s largest lender, SBI, has reduced marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) ... Read More »

Nokia E1 Android Phone Spotted as TA-1000 on Certification Site

Nokia’s comeback under HMD Global is one of the most anticipated events of next year, and the company’s roadmap suggests that it looks to launch five Android smartphones in 2017. Now, a new Nokia smartphone with model number TA-1000 has passed the China Compulsory Certification (3C) hinting at its imminent arrival – and it’s thought to be the Nokia E1 ... Read More »

BlackBerry Posts Another Quarterly Loss as Revenue Slides

BlackBerry posted another loss and a 47.3 percent fall in third-quarter revenue on Tuesday as the software growth it is relying on failed to make up for shrinking handset sales and lost service fees. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said it had a net loss of $117 million (roughly Rs 796 crores), or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $289 ... Read More »

Asia Stocks Find Relief As China Set To Return Seized US Drone

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tacked on 0.1%. Tokyo: Asian shares steadied in early trade on Monday after China agreed to return a US drone it had seized, easing worries about rising diplomatic tensions between the world’s two biggest economic powers. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tacked on 0.1 per cent after falling to ... Read More »