Tag Archives: Globally

BlackBerry Mercury, Other New BlackBerry Phones to Be Launched Globally: BlackBerry

Even though TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) recently confirmed to Gadgets360 that last phone to be designed and engineered by BlackBerry – the smartphone codenamed Mercury – won’t make it to the Indian market, it seems like there is a chance that the phone might make it to the country after all, albeit from a different manufacturer. This is because ... Read More »

HDFC Bank’s Aditya Puri In Fortune’s List Of Top 50 Business Persons Globally

  Mumbai: HDFC Bank’s Aditya Puri has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune’s top 50 business persons list for 2016, and is the only Indian among three persons of Indian origin in the global rankings. Mr Puri, who has led the second largest private sector lender since its inception in 1994, has been ranked 36th in the list, ... Read More »

Lenovo Confirms New Layoffs, Says Less Than 2 Percent Employees Affected Globally

  Lenovo has confirmed the latest round of layoffs in the company, saying that it’s part of the “ongoing strategic integration between Lenovo and its Motorola” smartphone business. In a statement, Lenovo claimed that the new layoffs only impact 2 percent of the entire 55,000 employees globally. Unfortunately, the Chinese company hasn’t revealed many details about the layoffs. Droid-Life in ... Read More »

Huawei Says It Shipped 60.5 Million Smartphones Globally in the First Half of 2016

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, said first-half global smartphone shipments jumped 25 percent, helped by rapid growth in traditionally high-end markets such as Europe. Shenzhen-based Huawei, which competes with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half. Huawei’s consumer business group, which includes its smartphone division, booked ... Read More »

Nextbit Robin Cloud-based totally phone Now to be had at $299 Globally

Nextbit, the makers of the cloud-based totally cellphone Robin, has introduced that it has reduced the price of its handset globally. The Nextbit Robin will now be to be had at $299 (about Rs. 20,000) irrespective of the place. In a community post, the corporation introduced the everlasting rate cut and delivered that the rate consists of the shipping prices ... Read More »

LG X cam, X screen Start Rolling Out Globally

LG as promised last month, on Tuesday announced it has started rolling out its LG X series smartphones globally. To recall LG introduced its X series smartphones, namely the X cam and the X screen, ahead of its MWC 2016 event last month. The South Korean tech giant says the handsets will first be made available in its home turf ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Broadcom to Slash 1,900 Jobs Globally

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd, the company created following the merger of Avago and Broadcom, said it would cut about 1,900 jobs globally across its businesses. Shares of Broadcom, which also supplies to Apple Inc, were up 8 percent at $148.20 in extended trading on Thursday. The company said it expects to take charges of about $650 million related to the job ... Read More »

Facebook Live Video Rolling Out Globally; Messenger Tipped to Get Ads

Facebook last month started rolling out its Live Video streaming feature to all iPhone users in the US region. The content sharing feature, which was previously limited to select users and celebrities, has now started rolling out to other countries as well. A separate report adds that Facebook might soon start injecting ads in to its standalone messaging app – ... Read More »

‘Netflix-Style’ Opera Apps Club Launched Globally

Opera, the company best known for the Opera Browser, on Tuesday launched its “Netflix-style” subscription service called Opera Apps Club for premium Android apps globally. Opera adds that users don’t need to subscribe by paying via their cards as it is directly payable through operator’s billing systems. Notably, the company on the same day also announced it has received a ... Read More »