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Toyota hikes prices of select models by up to Rs 1.6 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said on Wednesday it has increased prices of select models, including Innova Crysta and premium SUV Fortuner, ranging between Rs 13,000 and Rs 1.6 lakh. The decision to hike the prices has been prompted by the rise in cess from 2-7% across mid-size to large size cars and SUVs by the GST Council, TKM… Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR Now Up For Preorder On Verizon For $648 Or $27 A Month

Asus has now put the ZenFone AR up for preorder in the United States. Interested customers can go to Verizon and either shell out $648 outright or enter a leasing plan for $27 a month. This is possibly the first time we’ve seen an official price tag for the Tango-capable phone since Asus has been tight-lipped about it, remaining so… Read More »

Alleged Official Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cases Up For Preorder, ‘Confirming’ Design

As Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks keep piling up, purported cases for the device seem to confirm the design and it’s not all good news. Mobile Fun says it just received official cases for the Galaxy Note 8 and it already put them up for preorder. In an email, Mobile Fun also shared some more details about what… 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 »

Instagram Stories Now up to 250 Million Daily Users, Increasing Pressure on Snap Inc.

Facebook’s assault on Snapchat continues. This week, Facebook has announced that Instagram Stories is now being used by more than 250 million people every day, far eclipsing Snapchat, which has 166 million total users. The data also indicates that the Stories format is growing in popularity on Instagram – as noted by TechCrunch, Stories’ growth rate is actually picking up… Read More »

Twitter to Help UP Government Towards Effective Governance Goal

In line with the Centre’s aim to bring transparency in governance, the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to ride on the microblogging website Twitter for reaching out to the people, a company executive said on Friday. “The UP government has recognised the potential of Twitter as a platform for effective integrated… 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 »

Euro zone manufacturing surges in May as new orders mount up

Manufacturing across the euro zone grew at the fastest rate in more than six years during May, increasing activity as price increases failed to slow their new orders, a survey showed on Thursday. Signs the bloc’s economy is enjoying a stable and broad-based recovery, alongside inflationary pressures, will be welcomed by policymakers at the European Central Bank. IHS… Read More »

German leaders step up attacks on Trump

On Monday Mrs Merkel said it was right not to gloss over differences with the US, while her foreign minister said Mr Trump’s actions “weakened the West”. It comes days after the G7 summit, where Mr Trump refused to commit to the 2015 Paris climate deal. Germany goes to the polls in September. German opposition leader Martin Schulz… Read More »

Microsoft’s Mixer Could Shake Up the Streaming Game

Microsoft on Thursday announced Mixer, a rebranded version of its game-streaming service previously known as “Beam.” In addition to the name change, the service will include a number of new features designed to attract more gamers. The added features will unlock new possibilities for social streaming, while also helping viewers find specific content across the service, according to… Read More »