Technology

LG V20 With Android 7.0 Nougat to Launch in September

South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc said on Monday it plans to start selling a new premium smartphone from September, hoping the device will help its struggling mobile business recover from disappointing sales. LG said its V20 device, successor to the V10 that went on sale in October last year, will be the first product to run on Google’s latest version ... Read More »

Snapdeal Opens 6 Logistics Hubs to Boost Delivery Operations

E-commerce major Snapdeal has set up six mega logistics hubs across Delhi-NCR and other cities to strengthen its warehousing and delivery operations ahead of the festive season. The new centres, 3 in Delhi-NCR and one each in Lucknow, Hyderabad and Kolkata, will allow Snapdeal to deliver products faster as it competes head-on against rivals likeFlipkart and Amazon. Snapdeal did not ... Read More »

New OS X Malware Spotted via Transmission BitTorrent App

HIGHLIGHTS New malware used the same technique as first OS X ransomware The OSX/Keydnap was built to steal data of OS X’s keychain The first OS X ransomware on the Mac was discovered in March 2016 Security researchers have discovered a new malware in OS X which was being spread via BitTorrent client application Transmission. According to the researchers at ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum With Laser Guidance System Launched

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum With Laser Guidance System Launched HIGHLIGHTS It’s priced at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 17,000) It will be available from next week in China It was developed by Mi Ecosystem partner Rockrobo Xiaomi’s diverse portfolio seems to get more diverse with each passing day and on Wednesday, the company announced a robotic vacuum cleaner that goes by ... Read More »

Beats Wins in Case Alleging Double Dealing Before Apple Sale

Beats Wins in Case Alleging Double Dealing Before Apple Sale A judge has dismissed the key claims in a lawsuit alleging that headphone maker Beats Electronics duped one of its early partners before negotiating its $3 billion sale to Apple two years ago. The summary judgment issued late Monday by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William Fahey resolves the heart ... Read More »

Dropbox Confirms 2012 Breach Bigger Than Previously Known

Dropbox Confirms 2012 Breach Bigger Than Previously Known HIGHLIGHTS Dropbox in August asked users to reset their passwords Dropbox acknowledged a 2012 data breach compromising 69 million accounts However, the company says Dropbox accounts have not been misused Dropbox confirmed Wednesday that a data breach discovered and disclosed in 2012 was bigger than previously known and according to one report ... Read More »

Facebook CEO Says Group Will Not Become a Media Company

Facebook CEO Says Group Will Not Become a Media Company Facebook will not become a media company, its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, telling students the firm would remain a technology platform. An increasing number of users are turning to social media networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to find their news, but Zuckerberg said his firm ... Read More »

Microsoft Makes It Easier for Mac Users to Switch From Evernote to OneNote

HIGHLIGHTS The tool supports Mac running on OS X 10.11 and above OneNote app bundles with Office 365 subscription Microsoft had announced the tool for Windows users in March After unveiling the OneNote Importer tool for Windows in March, Microsoft has now announced that it is also releasing the same tool for OS X users in an attempt to make ... Read More »

Nvidia Posts Strong Results on Gaming, Data Centre Strength

Chipmaker Nvidia Corp reported its fastest quarterly sales growth in nearly five years, powered by strong demand for the company’s processors used in gaming computers and in data centres. Shares of the company, which also forecast current-quarter revenue above analysts’ estimates, were up about 3 percent at $61.43 in after-hours trading on Thursday, on pace to open at a record ... Read More »

Global Business Groups Petition China’s Premier on Cyber Rules

In a letter addressed to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, 46 global business groups spanning finance, information technology, insurance and manufacturing urged Beijing to revise its draft cyber rules which they said would hamper trade. The signatories include industry associations from Asia, Australia, the United States, Mexico and Europe, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters. Foreign industry ... Read More »