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THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: PERFIDIOUS GREED

THIS WEEK WAS all about bold behavior: fake robots slinging pizzas, dignified statues wearing wearing wigs to celebrate crap cars, startups taking bald-faced swipes at Tesla and its electric dominance. But no move was so naked and downright nutsy as Uber investor Shervin Pishevar’s public call-to-arms, a statement that addressed (in mind-boggling grandiosity) the legal battle between ex-CEO Travis Kalanick and ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: BACK FROM THE FANCY PAST

IF YOU WERE expecting the auto industry to have a bit of a hangover following the parade of excess that surrounded last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, you underestimated the hardiness of the folks shaping the future of driving. After a weekend that focused on a glorious past, this week’s big headlines pivoted back to what’s coming next, especially in the real of ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: OLD IS NEW AGAIN

NIKOLA THE PEBBLE BEACH Concours d’Elegance, the nation’s premier automotive event, is on the horizon, and cars built before Hawaii was even a state will sell for millions upon millions of dollars. Perhaps that explains why so much of the news this week is about making the long-ish in tooth new again. We’ve got another DeLorean, an off-road vehicle gone new-agey electric, even ... Read More »

Nokia 3310, the Iconic Nokia Handset of the 2000s, Expected to Get a Reboot Next Week

Nokia 3310, one of the iconic phones of early 2000s, will be in the limelight once again next week, as HMD Global – which holds the rights to the Nokia brand on mobile devices – is rumoured to reboot the handset at its February 26 event, on the sidelines of MWC 2017 trade show. Other Nokia phones, including the Nokia ... Read More »

Apple Device Activations During Holiday Week Soundly Beat Samsung: Flurry Analytics

It appears Apple had a great holiday season when it came to sales of iPhone and iPad devices, while Samsung and Google did not fare so well. As per data by Flurry Analytics, Apple and Samsung together constituted 65 percent of the global device activations in the week leading up to Christmas Day and the start of Hanukkah. Flurry Analytics ... Read More »

Zuk Edge to Launch Next Week: Here’s Everything We Know So Far

Lenovo-owned Chinese mobile brand Zuk is set to unveil its upcoming smartphone next week. Called the Zuk Edge, the bezel-less smartphone has been subjected to several leaks ahead of the launch. There is no official date of the launch event, but Zuk CEO Chang Cheng has announced on Weibo that the smartphone will launch next week, and even shared press ... Read More »

Zuk Edge Live Images Leak Ahead of Launch Next Week

After the smartphone was spotted in several leaks and benchmark listings, Zuk CEO Chang Cheng on Monday announced that Zuk Edge will be officially launched next week. Along with this announcement, Cheng also posted the renders of the smartphone for the very first time. Now, live images of the smartphone have surfaced on the Internet and give us a closer ... Read More »

Zuk Edge to Be Launched Next Week, Confirms CEO Chang Cheng

There have been several leaks and rumours regarding Lenovo’s upcoming Zuk Edge smartphone, but now Zuk’s CEO has himself confirmed that the phone will be launched next week. Even though there is still no confirmation for exact launch date, we now have official renders of both the front and the back of the Zuk Edge smartphone, along with its packaging. ... Read More »

LG V20 Goes on Sale This Week; US Pre-Orders Expected to Start October 17

  LG at its September 7 event launched the first new smartphone to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box – the LG V20 – with dual screen and dual cameras. The price and availability details were not given by the company then. Now the company has officially confirmed that LG V20 is going to be available starting this week. The smartphone ... Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo Diesel To Be Launched In India This Week

Volkswagen is all set to launch the diesel engine version of the Ameo compact sedan this week in India. At the time of its original launch, a few months ago, Volkswagen only introduced the petrol variant as the diesel 1.5-litre EA189 engine was due for a major update. The new updated engine will feature more power than before at about ... Read More »