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Apple Said to Move to Ward Western Digital Off Control of Toshiba Chip Business

Apple has sought to stop Western Digital from taking control of Toshiba’s chip business by threatening not to buy its products in the future, people with knowledge of the deal said. Apple, which uses Toshiba’s NAND flash memory chips in its iPhones, is concerned about losing pricing power if Western Digital is running the operation, the sources said on Friday. However, if… Read More »

Apple Said to Move to Ward Western Digital Off Control of Toshiba Chip Business

Apple has sought to stop Western Digital from taking control of Toshiba’s chip business by threatening not to buy its products in the future, people with knowledge of the deal said. Apple, which uses Toshiba’s NAND flash memory chips in its iPhones, is concerned about losing pricing power if Western Digital is running the operation, the sources said on Friday. However, if… Read More »

Airtel Said to Be in Talks With Handset Companies for Rs. 2,500 4G Smartphone to Rival Jio Phone

India’s largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, is in talks with multiple handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500-2,700 to take on Reliance Jio. While Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has announced plans to offer Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as… Read More »

Toshiba Said to Be Under Pressure to Consider Plan B as Chip Sale Falters

As the $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,16,325 crores) sale of Toshiba’s memory chip unit to a government-approved consortium falters, some bankers and potential investors are pressing the board to seriously consider alternatives, people with direct knowledge of the sale process said – including picking a new buyer. Those people say Toshiba’s leadership is sticking to Plan A: selling… Read More »

LG G6 mini aka LG Q6 Said to Forgo Dual Rear Camera Setup

A new report claims that LG has plans to launch a “mini” variant of its flagship G6 smartphone as the LG G6 mini. Citing an internal document, TechnoBuffalo reports that the new device will retain LG G6’s biggest highlight – an 18:9 (or 2:1) display aspect ratio. Further, the document suggests that the LG G6 mini, which might… Read More »

OnePlus 5 Price in India Leaked, Top Model Said to Cost Rs. 37,999

OnePlus 5 is set to launch in India on June 22, and the company is rolling out details about the device bit by bit to keep the hype train going. Last night, OnePlus unveiled its first official render, giving us a glimpse of what the back of the device will look like. Now, new information has cropped up… Read More »

Volkswagen said almost 9,300 staff agree to early retirement

Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Tuesday said close to 9,300 staff had agreed to an early retirement scheme, helping Germany’s largest carmaker to bring down costs. “We are rapidly approaching our target of 9,300 contracts signed. Employees who wish to take partial early retirement must make their decision by July 31,” VW’ board member for Human Resources Karlheinz Blessing said.… Read More »

Apple’s Siri smart speaker said to be in production; WWDC unveiling days away?

One of the biggest tech products in the last few years has absolutely nothing to do with Apple. The smart speaker is a whole new category that was created by Amazon back in 2014, and includes an AI assistant called Alexa. That head start has allowed Amazon to control 70.6% of the market with Google’s Home smart speaker… Read More »

I tested Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi of the future and said goodbye to Netflix buffering

I hate paying for in-flight Wi-Fi. I use its terrible quality and high price as excuses to disconnect from the world and take a nap. But Gogo is about to ruin my life with its upgraded Wi-Fi, rolling out to airlines later this year. I tested Gogo’s next-gen 2Ku internet system in its Airborne Test Lab, a Boeing… Read More »

Facebook Study Said to Help Target Insecure Australian Children for Advertising

Facebook has reportedly monitored the posts of Australian children and used algorithms in a secret study to identify and exploit them by allowing advertisers to target them during their most vulnerable moments. Leaked internal documents obtained by The Australian outline how the social network can target “moments when young people need a confidence boost” by monitoring posts, pictures… Read More »