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Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei, which is now at second spot after South Korean giant Samsung, could be on the… Read More »

Scotland puts bid for second independence vote on hold

Scotland’s devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain’s exit from the United Kingdom are clear, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. The Scottish parliament in March backed Sturgeon’s bid to hold a new referendum in 2018 or early 2019, but British Prime Minister Theresa May… Read More »

WhatsApp Suffers Major Outage on Wednesday, Second Time in Two Weeks

WhatsApp suffered an outage on Wednesday in many parts of the world, with users in India also experiencing issues sending and receiving chats. The WhatsApp outage comes just two weeks after another global outage. Embarrassingly for Facebook, the social media giant that owns the messaging service, its own apps went down less than a week later. As per… Read More »

Computer Security Experts Brace For Second Wave Of ‘Biggest Ransomware Attack Ever’

The malicious “ransomware” attacks that seized computers worldwide Friday and held those systems hostage are likely to worsen this week as millions of people return to work – forcing them to discover the hard way whether they have been affected, security analysts said. With much of the world still reeling from the digital breach that prevented people from… Read More »

Mark Selby clinches second world title with 18-14 win over Ding Junhui

Mark Selby, whose only success this season had been to win the minor Gdynia Open event in Poland, won a second trophy here evening – the Betfred World Championship 2016. And of the players mentioned he most closely resembles Higgins, for the excellence of his match play and all-round skills, and the ability to win crucial matches with… Read More »

Indian stocks fall for second session on global growth woes

Indian stocks surrendered earlier gains and closed lower for a second straight session on Tuesday, tracking subdued regional stock markets as weak China factory data rekindled global growth worries. The broader NSE Nifty fell 0.75 percent to 7,747.00, after rising as much as 1 percent earlier in the session. The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped 0.81 percent to 25,229.70.