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Xiaomi Black Shark Global Website Goes Live, Indicating an Imminent International Launch

  Xiaomi’s Black Shark gaming smartphone, or its successor, appears set to launch internationally soon. Xiaomi-backed brand Black Shark had launched its first gaming smartphone in China earlier this year to take on rivals like the Razer Phone. While Razer recently unveiled its second-generation flagship, Xiaomi seems ready for a global launch of the Black Shark. Recently, a successor to the Black Shark was certified in China, suggesting… Read More »

Amazon India heavily discounts the OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 is a good value smartphone with an original price tag of $529, but with the OnePlus 6T release coming up, the company is slashing some prices and clearing stock to make room for the new one. So starting October 10, Amazon India will be selling the current flagship at a heavily discounted price. The OnePlus 6’s asking price will be as… Read More »

ZTE pushes an update for the Quartz smartwatch

The Quartz is ZTE’s first attempt at Android Wear 2.0 wearable. It was launched earlier this year, and the company taking good care of its security. ZTE pushed an update which brings some major fixes to the Quartz’ software. According to the release notes, the update includes Google security patches, Bluetooth connectivity and sync enhancements, bug fixes and… Read More »

With less than a day to go, the Cerulean Moment Windows 10 Mobile is still only 2% funded

Back in August 2015, WhartonBrooks announced that it was working on a Windows 10 Mobile handset that would be “the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000”. Over time, the company hyped up the device’s launch with photos and statements such as the one mentioned above. When it did take the wraps off the handset,… Read More »

AIG names turnaround expert Duperreault as CEO to improve performance

American International Group (AIG.N) named Brian Duperreault as its new chief executive officer on Monday, selecting a protege of former CEO Hank Greenberg and an industry veteran known for his turnaround expertise. Duperreault, age 70, is the founder and chief executive officer of Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd in Bermuda, and is seen as a short-to-medium term replacement for… Read More »

Wall Street steady despite rate rise fears

US stocks stemmed their losses amid jitters on global markets that the Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates as soon as next week. In early trading in New York, the S&P was flat at 2,128.52 and the Nasdaq was also little changed at 5,124.23. The Dow Jones dipped 0.2% to 18,055.25. The three indexes fell by about… Read More »

Facebook Releases Employee Guidelines Amid Accusations of Political Bias

Facebook on Thursday emphasized that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its “Trending Topics” list based on political bias, amid a controversy over how the social media superpower selects what news it displays. Technology news website Gizmodo on Monday reportedthat a former Facebook employee said workers “routinely suppressed news stories of interest to… Read More »

Logitech’s UE Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker Launched at Rs. 15,995

After launching it in the US in September last year, Logitech has launched the UE Boom 2 in India. The company has given the Bluetooth speaker a suggested retail price of Rs. 15,995.  The Boom 2 is the successor of the popular Ultimate Ears Boom speaker that waslaunched in India in June last year for Rs. 14,995. The… Read More »

Millions of Qualcomm-Based Android Devices Vulnerable to Attacks: Report

Mandiant, a cyber-security firm, has released a report which states that devices running on Qualcomm chips or code written by the chip maker are vulnerable to attack. This vulnerability has been identified as CVE-2016-2060 which exists in a software package maintained by Qualcomm and if exploited, can grant the attacker access to the victim’s SMS database, phone history,… Read More »

Huawei MediaPad T2 Pro 10 Leaks out ahead of MWC

Huawei is set to have their big Mobile World Congress press conference tomorrow in Barcelona. We haven’t heard much of what the company may announce in Barcelona as of yet. Considering they announced the Mate 8 at CES last month, and it’s a little too early for the P9, it’s tough to say what they may have in… Read More »