Tag Archives: December

At least one new car will be launched in India each week until December

India’s biggest annual festival season is on the horizon. And carmakers are doubling down on their offerings. The next four months will see 26 new launches by the industry, cashing in on the biggest sales period of the year. During the same period in 2017, the number stood at just 17, data from car price comparison website CarWale show. https://www.theatlas.com/embed/BJ5i1HIDX?style=dGhlbWU9djU= ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Sees Sharp Decline In Sales In December 2016

Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced that it has sold a total of 117,908 units in December 2016. This includes 106,414 units in domestic market and 11,494 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 119,149 units in December 2015. This is a sharp dip in sales and the downslide continues. The company recorded a 20 percent dip ... Read More »

Cyanogen Shutting Down Services by December 31; CyanogenMod to Transition to Open-Source Lineage OS

After months of internal turmoil, Cyanogen finally announced that it will shut down all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds on December 31. The company revealed that the move is a part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen. With this, CyanogenMod will be killed, though the company has also confirmed its next open-source initiative dubbed Lineage. “The open source project and ... Read More »

Banks’ loans rose 5.8% in two weeks to December 9: Reserve Bank

Indian banks’ loans rose 5.8 per cent in the two weeks to Dec. 9 from a year earlier, while deposits rose 15.9 per cent, the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement showed on Friday. Outstanding loans rose by Rs. 46830 crore to Rs. 73.39  lakh crore in the two weeks to December 9. Non-food credit rose Rs. 38,690 crore ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Users in India Receiving December Security Update

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving December security updates. The update is being rolled out in India as well. The size of the update varies depending upon your current version and it brings the Android December security update as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is receiving software version G930XXU1BPL2 while the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Users in India Receiving December Security Update

 Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving December security updates. The update is being rolled out in India as well. The size of the update varies depending upon your current version and it brings the Android December security update as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is receiving software version G930XXU1BPL2 while the ... Read More »

Zuk Edge Launch Set for December 20; New Leaked Images Appear Online

The much-anticipated Zuk Edge smartphone – which was expected to be unveiled last week – will be launching on Tuesday, December 20, the company has said. Zuk shared a teaser on Weibo showing the upcoming Edge smartphone partially with an interface layout that seemed focused for the Chinese market. Zuk Edge’s teaser image suggests that the smartphone will sport an ... Read More »

Gionee M2017 With 7000mAh Battery to Launch on December 26

Last week, Gionee teased a 7000mAh battery smartphone, hinting that launch is imminent. Now, the Chinese manufacturer in a post on Weibo has announced that the Gionee M2017 will be unveiled on December 26 at an event in China. The smartphone’s big highlight is the mammoth battery capacity of 7000mAH. The event will be held at Haikou Mission Hills in ... Read More »

Google Finally Patches ‘Dirty COW’ Linux Vulnerability With December Android Security Update

In October, Linux security researcher discovered that a nine-year old Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2016-5195) was witnessing active exploits in the wild. The flaw was dubbed “Dirty COW”, an acronym for the duplication technique called copy-on-write, and could potentially give root access of a device to the attacker within a matter of seconds. Now, Google has finally patched the critical flaw ... Read More »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible devices. The new Android 7.1.1 update also includes the company’s monthly security update for December. The new Android 7.1.1 is being touted as “an update to Nougat” by Google. This Android 7.1.1 update will ... Read More »