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Audi unveils ‘great quattro’ in the all-new Q7 premium family SUV

Audi Philippines reasserts its presence in the full-size premium SUV segment with the much-awaited arrival of the second-generation Q7 – its all-new, award-winning family SUV. Presented to valued clients, guests, and members of the media during a formal launch at the Audi Greenhills showroom, the Q7 was described by Audi Philippines head Benedicto Coyiuto as “the great quattro,” boasting values ... Read More »

Honda Recalls 90200 Vehicles in India for Fuel Pipe Fix

The recall covers City sedans manufactured between December 2013 and July 2015 and Mobilio MPVs manufactured between June 2014 and July 2015. The company has announced that the voluntary recall is to fix a potentially faulty fuel return pipe which could leak and result in engine stoppage. The company would replace the fuel return pipe and related parts at its ... Read More »

ISIS launches app to spread terror agenda

WASHINGTON: Adding teeth to its growing internet and social media presence, the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has reportedly launched an app that features news and videos showing executions and battlefield victories and propagates its agenda, the media reported. Discovered by the hacking collective Ghost security group, the app called “Amaq News” is designed to “streamline access” to the terrorist ... Read More »

Call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad asks telcos to shape up, or face ‘serious consequences’

In a stern warning to telecom operators on the call drop issue, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said it’s not his “job to find towers” and the companies must improve their networks, or face serious action. “Telcos must improve networks, it’s not my job to find towers… If they don’t, consequences will be serious,” Prasad told CNN-IBN during an ... Read More »

Call Drops: Regulator to Get on With More Tests Later This Month

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India has to wait for low-cost Windows 10 phones: Microsoft

 For those in India waiting for low-cost Lumia smartphones that come packed with New-Age Windows 10, there is still some time as the company is now focussed on re-branding and launching new generation smartphones to take on big players, a top Microsoft executive has said. “We are sort of re-building so we will start high. New generation smartphones first and ... Read More »

Next-gen Mercedes E-Class interiors revealed

The seats on the new E-Class have also been designed keeping in mind long journeys. Designers say the front seat shape takes its inspiration from dress forms, yielding an ergonomic and stylish execution that is quite comfortable to sit in. While the 2017 E-Class’s interior appointments and technology might sound very confusing and nearly bewildering at first, given the customization ... Read More »

Zomato introduces a chat feature for online food ordering

Zomato has introduced an in-app chat feature for customers who are ordering food online, enabling them to chat with the team at the company about order-related issues.  Zomato’s in-app chat feature is currently available for users in India and UAE. The chat feature has been integrated through a partnership with Konotor, a mobile-first user engagement platform.  Users can currently message ... Read More »

Scientists discover fossils of ancient microscopic worms

Scientists have discovered fossils of 530 million-year-old microscopic worms, filling a huge gap in the known fossil record of kinorhynchs — small invertebrate animals that are related to arthropods. A team of researchers discovered fossils of kinorhynch worms — commonly known as mud dragons — in China’s Nanjiang province, a Virginia Tech statement said. “Kinos represent an animal group that ... Read More »

Volcanoes sparked ‘Jurassic ice age’

Around 170 million years ago, our world faced an ice-age and now, the scientists are trying to explore the causes behind it. The international team of experts, including researchers from the Camborne School of Mines, has found evidence of a large and abrupt cooling of the Earth’s temperature during the Jurassic Period, which lasted millions of years. The scientists found ... Read More »