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LG G6 Will Use Snapdragon 821 SoC to Get Advantage Over Samsung Galaxy S8: Report

LG’s next flagship smartphone, the G6, has been rumoured for few weeks now to sport the Snapdragon 821 processor instead of the latest Snapdragon 835. A new report has corroborated to the earlier leak and adds that this will mean that the LG G6 will have a head start compared to the Galaxy S8 availability in the market. SemiAccurate has ... Read More »

Android Nougat Finally Running on Over 1 Percent of Active Devices, Reveals Google

Google’s Android Nougat has finally crossed the 1 percent mark in the monthly Google Play distribution data. The latest distribution numbers confirm that Android Nougat is running on 1.2 percent of active devices with Android 7.0 on 0.9 percent and Android 7.1 on 0.3 percent devices. Considering that Android 7.0 Nougat was officially made available to Nexus devices in August, ... Read More »

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its microblog. It said Apple reports ... Read More »

Embarrassed, Upset Over Handful Of Employees, Says Axis Bank Chief Shikha Sharma

New Delhi: “Embarrassed and upset” over the conduct of a handful of employees bringing the organisation into disrepute, Axis Bank MD and CEO Shikha Sharma on Sunday said the bank has hired KPMG to conduct a forensic audit for enhanced due diligence and building more safeguards. Assuring that the fundamentals of the bank is on a “solid footing’, Ms Sharma ... Read More »

EU Fines Sony, Panasonic, and Sanyo Over Battery Cartel

The European Union’s anti-trust watchdog has fined Sony, Panasonic and Sanyo for price fixing in the market for batteries used in laptops and mobile phones. The European Commission, which polices competition issues in the EU, fined the three a total of EUR 166 million ($176 million or roughly Rs. 1,190 crores) for breaking antitrust rules along with Samsung SDI. Samsung ... Read More »

Apple Loses Court Case in Denmark Over Refurbished Phones

Apple Inc. has violated a consumer law in Denmark by giving a customer a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for his new one that wasn’t working properly, a Danish court ruled. The Glostrup City Court says consumer David Lysgaard “had a legitimate expectation” to receive a new product, adding the replacement smartphone “can’t be qualified as a brand ... Read More »

Samsung Wins Over Apple in $399 Million Patent Appeal in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The 8-0 ruling, written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, held that a patent violator does not always ... Read More »

Global 4G Smartphone Shipments to Grow Over 20 Percent in 2016: IDC

Worldwide 4G smartphones are expected to show double-digit uptake at 21.3 percent year-over-year growth for 2016, to reach 1.17 billion units, up from 967 million in 2015, a new report by market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said. Much of this growth is being driven by emerging markets like Asia-Pacific excluding Japan, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Being Developed With Over 10 Prototypes, Including Curved OLED Display Model

Apple has of course started work on the iPhone 8 scheduled for next year and the smartphone is expected to come with significant upgrades to celebrate the ten-year anniversary. One of the big changes is expected to be the shift to OLED screens and the Cupertino company is reportedly considering to introduce a curved display in at least one of ... Read More »

Xiaomi India Says Over 2 Million Smartphones Sold in Q3 2016

Xiaomi has claimed that it has sold over 2 million smartphones in India in the third-quarter of 2016. The Chinese company revealed the news via a tweet. Xiaomi also claimed that it achieved over 150 percent year-on-year growth from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016. The figures claimed by Xiaomi are impressive considering that the third-quarter is yet to get over. ... Read More »