China’s Fosun to sign agreement for $1.4 billion Gland Pharma buy – paper

Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co (2196.HK) will sign a definitive agreement on Wednesday to buy a controlling stake in India’s Gland Pharma in a $1.4 billion deal, the Economic Times newspaper reported, citing a source with direct knowledge. In May, Shanghai Fosun had made a non-binding proposal to buy Gland Pharma, which is backed by KKR & Co… Read More »

Apple sells more iPhones than expected, shares jump after hours

Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts’ targets, soothing fears that demand for the company’s most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose 7 percent in after-hours trading. The world’s most valuable publicly traded company said it sold… Read More »

PM Abe’s plan for $265 bln stimulus puts pressure on BOJ to ease

Japan’s prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday to reflate the world’s third-largest economy, adding pressure on the central bank to match the measures with monetary stimulus later this week. The earlier-than-expected announcement to boost the flagging economy sent Japanese and other Asian stock markets higher while it weighed on the safe-haven yen,… Read More »

Jewellery glitters but doesn’t strike web gold

When she was in a jewellerystore a couple of years ago, Saroja Yeramilli noticed a young woman whose mother was forcing her to try and buy a large necklace. “The girl was frustrated and told her mother the jewellery wouldn’t go with the western clothes she wears every day,” says Yeramilli, who was working with Titan at the… Read More »

Galaxy S7 edge updated to support Wi-Fi calling on Rogers

Rogers has only recently started to support Wi-Fi calling on its network on Android devices. The newest devices being the Galaxy S7 edge now, the LG G4 last week, and the Galaxy Note5 also got the feature a little while before the G4. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge One of Mobile Syrups’ readers reports that a 266MB update has… Read More »

Google rolls out spam calling protection feature to Nexus and Android One devices

Google has started rolling out a new update to the Android Phone app that brings along the ability to warn users about spam calls. The update is, however, only hitting Nexus and Android One devices. “Spam callers be gone! Today, we’re beginning to update your Google Phone app with spam protection on #Nexus and #AndroidOne devices to warn… Read More »

Yet another batch of iPhone photos spotted online

As we draw ever nearer to September and thus Cupertino’s typical announcement window, leaks about the new iPhones are not only increasing in volume, but also quality. We already get some quick shots and even a video or two, but nothing really high-quality. However, that’s something the latest batch of stills comes to fix. They look quite well… Read More »

Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless Camera With 24-Megapixel Sensor and 4K Video Launched

Fujifilm launched the X-T1 more than two years ago and now the company has announced the next iteration called the Fujifilm X-T2. This new premium mirrorless interchangeable lens camera sports a better sensor, 4K video recording, and more autofocus points. The X-T2 starts shipping in September and is priced at $1,599.95 (approximately Rs. 1,07,700) in the US for… Read More »

Dell Launches New Range of Inspiron 2-in-1 Hybrid Laptops in India

Dell on Tuesday launched two new 2-in-1 laptop series in India – the Inspiron 5000 Series and the Inspiron 3000 Series – both of which are now available in the country. The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 is priced starting Rs. 32,690, while the Dell Inspiron 13 5000 Series 2-in-1 is priced starting Rs. 49,490. Both 2-in-1… Read More »

OnePlus 3 Getting OxygenOS 3.2.2 With Improvements; CyanogenMod 13 Build Released

OnePlus, after rolling out the 3.2.1 update for its OxygenOS on OnePlus 3 earlier this month, the is rolling out OxygenOS 3.2.2. The update for the OnePlus 3 carries with itself some useful improvements like better notification management in doze mode and disabled fingerprint sensor while in the pocket. OxygenOS 3.2.2 update for the OnePlus 3 contains other… Read More »