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HTC’s Working on New Flagship Smartphone Despite Google Deal, Company Clarifies

Google and HTC on Thursday announced a $1.1-billion agreement that will see the former company buying part of latter’s smartphone operations. However, HTC has now announced that this agreement does not mean that the company will not be launching smartphones under its own brand from now on. Interestingly, HTC has clarified several queries regarding the company’s future with its statement. In its official statement on… Read More »

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 »

George Clooney sells his tequila company for up to $1bn

A tequila company co-founded by George Clooney has been sold to UK drinks firm Diageo for up to $1bn (£790m). The company behind Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker and Baileys announced it would buy Casamigos, created four years ago by the American actor, together with Cindy Crawford’s husband Rande Gerber and property developer Mike Meldman. Diageosaid it was the fastest-growing… Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Returns to Company in Unspecified Role

Twitter Inc co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday he would be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. “My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling,” Stone said in a blog post, adding he would not be replacing anyone at Twitter when he joins the company in a… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Best-Ever’ US Pre-Orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7, Says Company

Samsung launched its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones in March, and rammed them with a lot of features to get customers excited. Now, a fresh statement from Samsung claims that the US pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 have been the ‘best ever’. The statement was sent out to media outlets, and it states the Galaxy S8 and… Read More »

Brazilian media company loses ringtone battle

A Brazilian media company has lost an appeal against a ruling banning it from using a ringtone as its trademark. Globo Comunicacao e Participacoes asked the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to register the sound in 2014. But EUIPO refused their request, saying it had “no distinctive character” and was a “banal and commonplace” ringtone which was… Read More »

Unreal developer blasts Microsoft, claims company wants to monopolize game development

The Windows Store and therestrictions it places on games and game settings have been rising over the past week, ever since the release of Ashes of the Singularity and Gears of War Ultimate Edition. We’ve reached out to Microsoft in an attempt to clarify some of these issues, specifically those related to V-Sync, WDDM 2.0, and the current limits… Read More »