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German car-makers face existential crisis after betting on diesel future

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. The news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that German automakers — VW, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche — had been engaging in cartel-like behaviour since the 1990s, in particular colluding with each other on the technical details of diesel exhaust treatment systems. The ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Beta Gets Support for Unicode 9.0 Emojis Including Shrug, Face Palm

Apple has introduced complete support for Unicode 9.0 in the developer beta of iOS 10.2, which was released earlier this week. The company has also redesigned several older emojis. New additions include face palm, shrug, fingers crossed, drooling face, nauseated face; new gendered professions, as well as new animal, food, drinks emojis like bacon and whiskey glass. Emojipedia reports the ... Read More »

Samsung Could Face Second Recall as US Probes Burnt Galaxy Note 7

Samsung could face an unusual second recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones if one that caught fire aboard an airliner this week is a replacement device as its owner says, two former US safety officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating Wednesday’s incident, when a passenger’s phone emitted smoke on a Southwest ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung Struggle in Face of Chinese Competition

The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple’s fortunes in China, but both it and its biggest rival Samsung, hit by a recall over exploding batteries, are struggling in the face of upstart local competitors. The US and South Korean firms were relegated to fourth and fifth place respectively in the Asian giant’s smartphone market ... Read More »

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE T-Mobile Users Face Network Issue on iOS 10; Apple Issues Fix

iOS 10 was released a few days ago for eligible iOS devices. Initial adopters faced bricking issues, but Apple quickly resolved it, and asked affected users to restore their devices via iTunes. Now, T-Mobile subscribers, specifically with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone SE units, are reporting lack of connectivity issues after switching to iOS 10. However, the telecom ... Read More »

iPhone 7 May Face Supply Shortage at Launch: Report

Blass says that he is confident about the September 16 launch date Next iPhone coud be called the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6SE The larger variant will sport a dual camera setup It’s the end of August, and there is no Apple invite. This silence from the Cupertino giant is getting people a bit edgy, and we are now starting ... Read More »

Book LTC Tickets On Lowest Fare Or Face Action: Government To Staff

Representational image New Delhi: Employees who fail to buy air tickets at the lowest price available on the day while undertaking a journey on Leave Travel Concession (LTC) claim will face severe penal action, as per the draft guidelines finalised by the Centre. The move comes after the government noticed instances where some of its employees colluded with private travel ... Read More »

Apple, FBI Set to Face Off Before Congress on Tuesday

Apple Inc and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation will make their cases before a congressional panel on Tuesday regarding a court order to force the technology company to give the FBI data from the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. On Thursday, Apple filed a motion to vacate the court order, maintaining its stance that Apple ... Read More »

Google, Apple Face Kremlin Tax Fire for ‘Milking’ Russia

When he’s not checking Gmail on his MacBook, Vladimir Putin’s new Internet czar can’t stop railing against American technology companies. Google, Apple and Microsoft, collectively worth more than Russia’s gross domestic product, have all entered German Klimenko’s crosshairs since he was named Putin’s first Internet adviser six weeks ago. In a 90-minute interview peppered with expletives, Klimenko said forcing Google ... Read More »