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Sony’s new flagship smartphone model to go on sale Sept. 15

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Sony Mobile’s latest flagship smartphone model — the Xperia XZ1 — will go on sale in Taiwan on Sept. 15, with hopes the new model will help the Japanese firm maintain the lead over its peers in the high-end Android smartphone market here. In addition to the Xperia XZ1, Sony Mobile is planning to launch the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Devices Claimed to Be Misrepresented as ‘Waterproof’ in New Lawsuit

HIGHLIGHTS Sony allegedly misrepresented water-resistance capabilities The company will need to settle with court again on December 1 The lawsuit seeks extension of warranty A US federal court in New York on Friday preliminarily approved a nationwide class action settlement against Sony regarding waterproof capabilities offered by certain Xperia smartphones and tablets. The class action lawsuit against the Japanese company alleges that it sold ... Read More »

Sony’s new wireless earbuds include noise-cancellation technology

Sony has headphones for everyone. Seriously, they have neckbuds, earbuds, and over-the-ear headphones. The company is debuting three new models in the 1000X family at IFA in Berlin today to follow up on the success and positive reception of its noise-canceling 1000X headphones. It’s introducing the similarly named wireless WF-1000X, the behind-the-neck WI-1000X, and the WH-1000XM2 headphones. All of these models feature ... Read More »

Cramer: Defense, the dollar and tech make up the market’s ‘new normal’

As news continues to emerge from Texas after Hurricane Harvey, CNBC’s Jim Cramer noticed investors shifting their focus to several other stock market themes. “First feature of the new normal? America’s not the world’s policeman anymore,” the “Mad Money” host said. “Sure, an attack on Japan is like an attack on us. But if North Korea ever sends a missile at ... Read More »

Hyundai scrappage scheme – How to get £5,000 off YOUR new car

Hyundai is offering drivers up to £5,000 under their new petrol and diesel scrappage scheme Hyundai has launched a new scrappage scheme in a bid to encourage UK drivers to remove old polluting cars off the road. Much like Ford’s scrappage scheme the South Korean car manufacturer is allowing drivers to trade in both petrol and diesel models. UK motorists can bag ... Read More »

Sony’s Xperia XZ1 Compact renders leaked in new video

Sony is reportedly working on the successor to its Xperia XZ series, and it may launch another variant to the rumored Xperia Z1. Dubbed as Xperia XZ1 Compact, the smartphone has surfaced in leaked renders based on CAD drawings. The video shows off the smartphone in a 360-degree view ahead of the expected IFA launch on August 31. According to the ... Read More »

AfricaCom launched new technology arena

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, AfricaCom, a media and telecoms (TMT) event is launching a brand-new technology arena. Located in the recently expanded and soon to be opened, CTICC wing, this entire exhibition hall will be dedicated to tech innovation and Africa’s journey towards the fourth industrial revolution. The arena will be an innovation Stage featuring visionary insights on future tech ... Read More »

Car loan timebomb fuels fears of new financial crisis as motors worth £20k are offered without any deposit

THE risks of a new financial crisis are increasing along with the size of car finance deals handed out by garages, experts warned last night. Though the number of motors bought on cheap credit is finally going down, the total lent remains the same. ALAMY Fewer cars are being bought on cheap credit This indicates customers are taking on higher ... Read More »

Deliveroo launches new technology to make takeaways arrive faster

Deliveroo is launching new technology that it says will help bring takeaways to customers’ doors even more quickly and double the number of meals restaurants are able to produce. The new platform, developed by Manhattan-based food company Maple, provides chefs with item-level information to optimise food preparation time and helps to identify the kitchen bottlenecks that can keep people waiting ... Read More »

Samsung, Foxconn, Intel Back New ‘Kiss’ Wireless Data Transfer Technology

A startup backed by Tony Fadell, one of the fathers of the Apple iPod, plans to announce Wednesday it is working with Samsung Electronics, Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry and others on a new way for mobile phones to transfer large amounts of data without using wires or Wi-Fi connections. Chief Executive Eric Almgren said his Campbell, California-based company called Keyssa has raised ... Read More »