Tag Archives: After

Moto G4 Plus to Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update After All, Company Clarifies ‘Miscommunication’

Lenovo-owned Moto brand recently released the list of its smartphones that will receive Android 8.0 Oreo going ahead but the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, which were released last year, were surprising omissions among other handsets. Now, the company has come forward and clarified that the Moto G4 Plus will also be receiving the much-awaited Oreo treatment and has apologised for the previous miscommunication… Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings Paused After ‘Millions’ Pre-Book a Unit

Reliance Jio has paused bookings of the Jio Phone, with a message on its website saying that “millions” have already pre-booked a unit. The Jio Phone bookings went live at 5:30 pm on Thursday amidst heavy demand, which the Jio website and apps struggled to cope with for the first couple of hours. Things eventually settled down, and many were able to pre-book a… Read More »

Venezuela crisis: Hunt for pilot after attack on Supreme Court

The Venezuelan military is hunting for a rogue elite police officer suspected of carrying out a helicopter attack on the country’s Supreme Court. Oscar Pérez posted Instagram videos admitting the attack and calling on Venezuelans to rise up against the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The officer’s home has been searched as the president put the entire military… Read More »

China opposes interference after Vatican concern over bishop

China said on Tuesday it opposed outside interference in its internal affairs after the Vatican expressed concern about a Chinese bishop it said had been “removed”. Pope Francis would like to heal a decades-old rift with China, where Catholics are divided between those loyal to him and those who belong to a government-controlled official church. The Vatican said… Read More »

UK must speak up to preserve global markets role after Brexit

Britain must show its support for markets with measures such as keeping taxes low if it wants to remain a top global financial centre after Brexit, Intercontinental Exchange Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Sprecher said on Tuesday. He said he did not expect exchanges to be at the top of the UK government’s priority list in Brexit negotiations,… Read More »

Micromax X1i 2017: After Darago 3310, another Nokia 3310-lookalike spotted

After the Darago 3310, there’s another feature phone that has been caught imitating the refreshed Nokia 3310. Called the Micromax X1i 2017, the phone may not be a clone, but it’s quite similar looking. And just like the Darago 3310, this Micromax feature phone too targets the Nokia 3310 audience, offering ‘something similar’ for a much lower price.… Read More »

Shake Shack shares fall after sales go cold

Shares of burger and milkshake chain Shake Shack sank by as much as 15% in after-hours trading after it posted an unexpected sales decline. The fast food company said revenue at existing stores fell 2.5% after cold weather in the US Northeast hurt sales. Profits were $2.3m (£1.8m) in the quarter, up 55% year-on-year. Chief executive Randy Garutti… Read More »

Thai Police to Review Ways to Take Down Content After Facebook Live Killing

Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Two videos, which were available for nearly 24 hours before they were taken down, show Wuttisan Wongtalay hanging his daughter from a building on the southern… Read More »

Facebook Launches Review of How It Handles Violent Videos After Cleveland Killing

Facebook Inc launched a review on Monday of how it handles violent videos and other objectionable material, saying it needed to do better after a video of a killing in Cleveland on Sunday remained on its website and mobile app for two hours. The world’s largest social network will be looking for ways to make it easier for… Read More »

Support for Romania’s ruling party slides after graft decree debacle

Support for Romania’s ruling Social Democrats has dropped since the party won a parliamentary election two months ago, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday, as it grapples with the fallout from an embarrassing U-turn over an unpopular graft decree. The crowd-funded ISSPOL survey showed voter backing for the leftist party had sunk to 31 percent from 46 percent… Read More »