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ZTE pushes an update for the Quartz smartwatch

The Quartz is ZTE’s first attempt at Android Wear 2.0 wearable. It was launched earlier this year, and the company taking good care of its security. ZTE pushed an update which brings some major fixes to the Quartz’ software. According to the release notes, the update includes Google security patches, Bluetooth connectivity and sync enhancements, bug fixes and… Read More »

With less than a day to go, the Cerulean Moment Windows 10 Mobile is still only 2% funded

Back in August 2015, WhartonBrooks announced that it was working on a Windows 10 Mobile handset that would be “the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000”. Over time, the company hyped up the device’s launch with photos and statements such as the one mentioned above. When it did take the wraps off the handset,… Read More »

AIG names turnaround expert Duperreault as CEO to improve performance

American International Group (AIG.N) named Brian Duperreault as its new chief executive officer on Monday, selecting a protege of former CEO Hank Greenberg and an industry veteran known for his turnaround expertise. Duperreault, age 70, is the founder and chief executive officer of Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd in Bermuda, and is seen as a short-to-medium term replacement for… Read More »

Wall Street steady despite rate rise fears

US stocks stemmed their losses amid jitters on global markets that the Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates as soon as next week. In early trading in New York, the S&P was flat at 2,128.52 and the Nasdaq was also little changed at 5,124.23. The Dow Jones dipped 0.2% to 18,055.25. The three indexes fell by about… Read More »

Facebook Releases Employee Guidelines Amid Accusations of Political Bias

Facebook on Thursday emphasized that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its “Trending Topics” list based on political bias, amid a controversy over how the social media superpower selects what news it displays. Technology news website Gizmodo on Monday reportedthat a former Facebook employee said workers “routinely suppressed news stories of interest to… Read More »

Logitech’s UE Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker Launched at Rs. 15,995

After launching it in the US in September last year, Logitech has launched the UE Boom 2 in India. The company has given the Bluetooth speaker a suggested retail price of Rs. 15,995.  The Boom 2 is the successor of the popular Ultimate Ears Boom speaker that waslaunched in India in June last year for Rs. 14,995. The… Read More »

Millions of Qualcomm-Based Android Devices Vulnerable to Attacks: Report

Mandiant, a cyber-security firm, has released a report which states that devices running on Qualcomm chips or code written by the chip maker are vulnerable to attack. This vulnerability has been identified as CVE-2016-2060 which exists in a software package maintained by Qualcomm and if exploited, can grant the attacker access to the victim’s SMS database, phone history,… Read More »

Huawei MediaPad T2 Pro 10 Leaks out ahead of MWC

Huawei is set to have their big Mobile World Congress press conference tomorrow in Barcelona. We haven’t heard much of what the company may announce in Barcelona as of yet. Considering they announced the Mate 8 at CES last month, and it’s a little too early for the P9, it’s tough to say what they may have in… Read More »

Man arrested for ‘offensive’ Facebook posts about Syrian refugees arriving on Scottish island of Bute

Police said the 40-year-old had been arrested under the Communications Act A man has been arrested over a series of “offensive” Facebook posts about refugees arriving on a Scottish island. Police Scotland said the suspect, from the Inverclyde area, was arrested following reports of a “series of alleged offensive posts” about Syrian families living on the Isle of… Read More »