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Yu Teases New Phone in India After Almost a Year of Silence

What started off as a promising project at the Micromaxheadquarters, the Yu Televentures brand waned in popularity against heavy competition in the Indian smartphone market. Now, after almost a year of silence from Yu, its Twitter handle has come alive with a new cryptic tweet, hinting at the arrival of a new smartphone. The last smartphone from this online-only sub-brand was… Read More »

Apple’s Screen Time Feature Helped a 14-Year-Old Drop iPhone Usage by Almost Half: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s Screen Time helped a teenager dropped her iPhone by half The New York Times’ Brian X Chen reported the results The Screen Time feature is initially a part of iOS 12 betas While Apple’s Screen Time is yet to reach the masses, the feature is a part of the iOS 12 betas, and is now reported to… 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 harvested almost $40 million worth of gold from recycled gadgets last year

Apple harvested almost $40 million worth of gold from recycled gadgets last year, and is now deploying robots to take iPhones apart in a major environmental push. In its latest annual environmental responsibility report, which was published last week, Apple explained that it gathered 2,204 pounds of recycled gold during its fiscal year 2015. The gold, which weighs… Read More »