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Two IPOs to hit market this week, eye Rs 1,000 cr

Aiming to tap the upbeat investor sentiment, two companies – CDSL and GTPL Hathway – will launch initial public offers (IPOs) this week to raise over Rs 1,000 crore. The bidding in BSE-promoted CDSLs IPO will begin on June 19 and close on June 21, while that of GTPL Hathway, part of Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd, will… Read More »

Nubia Z17 With Dual Camera Setup, Snapdragon 835 SoC Expected to Launch on June 1

The company which earlier teased the handset sometime this month is now finally ready to launch the device next month. According to new listings, the handset seems to corroborate some of the specifications that were earlier tipped by a leaked listing of the Nubia Z17 device. Going by the listing, the new Nubia flagship handset will pack a… Read More »

Lenovo’s Global PC Shipments Fall 1 Percent, Slower Than Market Decline

China’s Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal computer maker, said its global PC unit shipments fell 1 percent in the year ending in March, against a market decline of 3 percent, as consumer demand continued its downward trend. Revenue from its personal computer and smart device business, which accounts 70 percent of total revenue, fell 2 percent to… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Hit 1 Million Units, Report Claims

A new report from South Korea claims that Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders have the hit 1-million unit milestone. The Investor reports that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 exceeded the 1-million mark in the last 10 days, as pre-orders for the phone started from April 7 in South Korea. It adds that 1 million pre-orders is the highest ever for a… Read More »

Steve Jobs Prototype Apple 1 Computer Going on Display in Seattles Living Computers Museum

Living Computers: Museum + Labs in Seattle, which is dedicated to showcasing the history of computing devices from around the world, is this Friday opening up a wing focused on all things Apple. Called the “Apple Computer Exhibit,” visitors will be able to walk through the first two decades of Apple’s products and advances in technology, ranging specifically… Read More »

This 20-cent whirligig toy can replace a $1,000 medical centrifuge

Centrifuges, which separate materials in fluids by spinning them at great speed, are found in medical labs worldwide. But a good one could run you a couple grand and, of course, requires electricity — neither of which are things you’re likely to find in a rural clinic in an impoverished country. Stanford researchers have created an alternative that… Read More »

UK inflation at 1% as price of clothes and fuel rises

Rising prices for clothes, hotel rooms and petrol have led to the highest rate of inflation in nearly two years, official figures show. Inflation rose to 1.0% in September, up from 0.6% in August, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. Clothing saw its biggest price rise since 2010 and fuel, which was falling a year ago, was… Read More »

US media firm Liberty Media to buy Formula 1

US firm Liberty Media has confirmed it is buying the racing business Formula 1 for $4.4bn (£3.3bn). The move ends years of speculation about the ownership of the company. Bernie Ecclestone will remain as chief executive but Chase Carey, vice-chairman of 21st Century Fox, will become the new chairman. Liberty Media has stakes in several sports and entertainment… Read More »

Instagram Hits 1 Billion Downloads on Google Play

Instagram has crossed a new milestone by achieving 1 billion downloads on Google Play. What is more noteworthy is that Instagram is the nineteenth app to do so, joining the scarce billion-downloads club. The social sharing app enjoys a user base of 500 million monthly users, hinting that this huge number of downloads could be the result of… Read More »

DataWind PocketSurfer GZ with Linux OS, 1 year free browsing launched for Rs 1,499

DataWind launched the PocketSurfer GZ in India for Rs 1,499. DataWind has partnered with Reliance Communication to offer free internet on the device for a year. The device ships with the Linux Operating System. There are no details on specifications as of now. Suneet Singh Tulli, CEO of DataWind said “We are focused on driving the cost downward to… Read More »