Target’s managing director says resignation ‘the right thing’ amid accounting issues

Target’s managing director Stuart Machin has resigned, as parent company Wesfarmers investigates claims of accounting issues in its most recent half-year results. Key points: Stuart Machin says moving on “right thing” as accounting issues happened on his watch Wesfarmers launches comprehensive investigation into accounting problems Target reportedly agreed to give suppliers additional rebates in return for higher price… Read More »

Why You Should Consider React Native For Your Mobile App

Like many others, I was initially skeptical of Facebook and Instagram’s React. Initial demos of React’s JavaScript language extension, JSX, made many developers uneasy. For years we had worked to separate HTML and JavaScript, but React seemed to combine them. Many also questioned the need for yet another client-side library in an ocean full of them. As it… Read More »

Angry Aldi customers are hitting back at the chain’s latest social media mishap

ALDI Australia is under fire over yet another cringe-worthy social media fail. The supermarket chain’s Facebook page put up a post this morning asking followers to comment with their “best animal joke”, to promote their farmyard planters on sale. Awks.Source:Facebook The post sparked an immediate backlash of sarcastic comments in response to the recent controversy over its continued… Read More »

India cautions Britain against tightening norms for skilled staff

Tech companies are worried if the guidelines will chip away at their bottomline India has told Britain that by tightening norms for skilled foreign workers it was mixing up Intra Company Transfers (ICTs) with immigration and this could affect bilateral ties. The commerce ministry, while awaiting a response from the U.K. Government on the issue, will seek legal… Read More »

Iran exporting 350,000 bpd oil to India, hopes for more – Shana

Iran is exporting around 350,000 barrels of crude oil a day to India and hopes to increase this number, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on Saturday after meeting Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan. The Shana news agency, linked to Iran’s oil ministry, quoted Zanganeh as saying Indian oil purchases from Iran were at 350,000 barrels a… Read More »

LG Home 4.0 Launcher With App Drawer Now Available for LG G5

LG was criticised by some for removing the app drawer from its stock launcher in the LG G5 smartphone. However, the company later brought the optional drawer in its UX 5.0 custom UI andeven showed it in a video. That version now is available to download as Home 4.0 launcher for the LG G5. The new LG Home… Read More »

Oppo F1 Plus global rollout begins, price set at €389

The rollout of the Oppo F1 Plus has started and the phone is now available in select markets. In Europe, the phone will be on sale online starting May with a price of £299 in the UK and €389 elsewhere. In India the phone will retail for INR 26990 ($400). The phone will carry a similar price tag… Read More »

Metal-clad vivo V3 and V3Max introduced

vivo launched a pair of new devices in Mumbai, India today, adding to its new budget-friendly “V” line of handsets. The vivo V3 and V3Max flaunt metal bodies – slimmer and sturdier than their siblings and both come with a big focus on improved performance. The smaller (143.6x71x7.5mm) vivo V3 is equipped with a 5-inch, 720p display and… Read More »

LG trademarks G5 SE in South Korea

In a move that could easily be categorized as simply copying an idea Apple had first, LG has trademarked the name G5 SE in its native South Korea. So it looks like at least someone in the world views the SE suffix as great branding. Apple should probably be flattered, but we assume it’s going to become pretty… Read More »

Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, his party said on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the finances of an array of politicians and public figures worldwide. The Panama Papers showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore company with big claims on… Read More »