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Lyft Is Gaining on Uber in the US as It Spends Big for Growth

Visit many of America’s top landmarks, and amid the crowds of tourists, you’ll find hip, young people in pink, mustache T-shirts. This small army, spread across 20 of the largest US cities, has been out in full force since late last year, handing out $50 Lyft ride vouchers to anyone passing by. For those who happen to miss the street ... Read More »

You’ll Soon Be Alerted If Your USB Type-C Cable Is Safe to Use

Previously we have seen few reports stating how a third-party non-compatible USB Type-C cable can fry your smartphone. However, USB Implementers Forum or the USB-IF now plans to prevent such situations with the announcement of an authentication specification. USB-IF during the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, China announced a new set of software rules in the form of USB Type-C ... Read More »

LG G5 SE Is an LG G5 Variant for Select Markets Powered by Snapdragon 652 SoC

Ever since LG applied for ‘G5 SE’ trademarks in South Korea, the company was rumoured to be working on a toned-down version of its LG G5 flagship. Now, the South Korean company putting an end to speculations has confirmed that the LG G5 SE is a new G5 flagship variant featuring octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC. LG has confirmed to ... Read More »

FBI: ‘Too Early’ to Say if Anything Valuable Is on San Bernardino iPhone

After a protracted and very public dispute between the FBI and Apple, federal authorities said last week that investigators were able to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, attackers. So what have they actually found? It’s too soon to say, according to the FBI’s top lawyer. The FBI is still analyzing data found on ... Read More »

FBI: ‘Too Early’ to Say if Anything Valuable Is on San Bernardino iPhone

After a protracted and very public dispute between the FBI and Apple, federal authorities said last week that investigators were able to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, attackers. So what have they actually found? It’s too soon to say, according to the FBI’s top lawyer. The FBI is still analyzing data found on ... Read More »

iPhone SE Is ‘Same Old Technology’, Says LG Mobile Chief

Apple’s new iPhone SE, unveiled on Monday, promises to meet the demand for a smaller iPhone, and by sticking to the smaller size of the iPhone 5s, it also means that people who didn’t like the larger screen size of the new models now have a smaller option to choose. Not everybody is impressed with Apple’s iPhone SE though, as ... Read More »

With the iPhone SE, Apple Hopes Small Is Big Again

Apple Inc on Monday launched its least expensive iPhone, the $399 (roughly Rs. 27,000) iPhone SE (Pictures), filling a hole in its product lineup with a small-screen model that targets new customers in emerging markets and fans of smaller phones as the company tries to reverse falling phone sales. The low-key launch, held at the technology company’s Cupertino, California campus ... Read More »

Apple News Is Now Open to Publishers of All Sizes

Apple is getting really serious about the publishing business. The company announced Tuesday that it’s rolling out some big new tools for Apple News that can lure more writers and editors to the service – and improve it for current partners, as well. The company has previously partnered with more than 100 major publishers and publishing groups (including The Washington ... Read More »

Messaging App Is Latest Front in Tech Fight

While the Justice Department wages a public fight with Apple over access to a locked iPhone, government officials are privately debating how to resolve a prolonged standoff with another technology company, WhatsApp, over access to its popular instant messaging application, officials and others involved in the case said. No decision has been made, but a court fight with WhatsApp, the ... Read More »

Chocolate is Brain Food. Who Knew?

In the mid 1970s, psychologist Merrill Elias began tracking the cognitive abilities of more than a thousand people in the state of New York. The goal was fairly specific: to observe the relationship between people’s blood pressure and brain performance. And for decades he did just that, eventually expanding the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study (MSLS) to observe other cardiovascular risk factors, ... Read More »