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Amazon Reportedly Planning to Launch $50 Tablet

Online retailer plans to release a $50 (roughly Rs. 3,300) tablet in time for the holiday season, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The 6-inch screen tablet comes with a mono speaker and is priced much lower than Amazon’s Fire tablet, the cheapest variant of which is sold at $99. Amazon also plans to ... Read More »

Toshiba Posts $318 Million Loss in Wake of Accounting Scandal

Crisis-hit Toshiba said Monday it would book a $318 million loss for its latest fiscal year in the wake of a billion dollar profit-padding scandal. The vast 140-year-old conglomerate said that its annual loss for the year to March 2015 would be JPY 37.8 billion (roughly Rs. 2,121 crores), reversing a previously expected JPY 120 billion annual profit. Toshiba left ... Read More »

Upgraded Apple TV Aims to Make Itself at Home in the Living Room

Apple is finally getting serious about pushing into our living rooms. That ambition will be underlined at an Apple event in San Francisco on Wednesday, when the company plans to unveil an upgraded Apple TV, a device similar to a set-top box that brings video and music from the Internet to a television, according to people briefed on the product. ... Read More »