HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future

HP came under fire last week when a firmware update it pushed out six months ago kicked in and locked out third-party ink cartridges for a number of the company’s OfficeJet printers. The move surprised and infuriated several thousand people who suddenly found themselves with malfunctioning printers, who promptly blasted the company for its actions. Now, HP is… Read More »

Lenovo launches new laptops in India, prices start at Rs 17,490

festive season, Lenovohas launched new laptops in India to be available under various offers. The company has launched the following laptops – Ideapad 510s, Ideapad 710s, Ideapad Y700, Ideapad 310, Ideapad 510, and Miix 310. Ideapad 710s features a 13.3-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution with IPS display and a metal frame. Priced at Rs 73,390, it weighs 1.2kgs… Read More »

Tesla sees jump in car deliveries

US electric carmaker Tesla, which has yet to make a profit, has reported a sharp rise in car deliveries for the past quarter. The firm said it shipped 24,500 cars in the third quarter, up 70% on the second quarter and more than double the number delivered in the same period in 2015. It also confirmed its 50,000… Read More »

Tesco faces UK legal action over accounting scandal

Tesco is facing a legal action by a group of investors who claim to have lost £150m due to the supermarket’s 2014 accounting irregularities scandal. “Shareholders were misled by information inaccurately provided to the market with knowledge by management,” alleges Jeremy Marshall from Bentham Europe, the firm funding the claim, speaking to the BBC. Mr Marshall said the… Read More »

ING to cut 5,800 jobs in digital plan

Dutch bank ING says it intends to cut about 5,800 jobs in Belgium and the Netherlands over the next five years as part of a cost-cutting plan. The bank said the aim was to speed up the adoption of new technology and “continue to lead in digital banking”. It said 3,500 jobs would go in Belgium and 2,300… Read More »

UK factory activity grows in September at fastest rate since June 2014 – PMI

British factory activity grew at the fastest rate in more than two years last month, boosted by a surge in export orders after sterling slumped following June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, a survey showed on Monday. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector reached its highest level since June 2014 in September,… Read More »

Oil prices stable on planned OPEC cut, but current glut still weighs

Brent crude oil prices steadied above $50 a barrel on Monday, supported by a planned production cut by exporter club OPEC, but still under pressure from an overhang in supply that currently exceeds consumption. International benchmark Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $50.25 per barrel at 0651 GMT, up 6 cents from their last close, although U.S.… Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update starts hitting HP Elite x3

Last we heard, HP said that the Elite x3 will receive Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update “in the coming weeks.” Well, the good news is that the update has started rolling out – it’s available both over-the-air as well as through the Windows Device Recovery Tool. Aside from the Anniversary Update-related changes, the new firmware also brings along… Read More »

Android 7.0 confirmed for Moto Z lineup, G4, and G4 Plus

It’s that time of the year, Android has already released its major update to its Nexus devices, and all the other OEMs are scrambling to get the update pushed out to their devices as soon as they can. Samsung usually takes the longest for the major updates on account of the company’s heavily modified Android skin, as well… Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat update for OnePlus 3 in works; OnePlus X Marshmallow update coming next week

OnePlus has revealed that they are “actively working” on Android 7.0 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3. The revelation was made by company executives who did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session over on Reddit. They, however, didn’t share an exact timeline for the roll-out of the update. The Chinese company made another important revelation during the session… Read More »