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Nokia 6.1 Gets a Price Cut in India Ahead of Next Week’s Nokia 6.1 Plus Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6.1 seen to get up to a Rs. 1,500 price cut 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 15,499 & the 4GB model costs Rs. 17,499 Nokia 6.1 Plus has been spotted online ahead of its launch Nokia 6.1 Plus is expected to be unveiled in India on August 21 and ahead of the launch, Nokia licensee HMD Global has dropped the price ... Read More »

Bank and tech shares lead stock market higher a 4th straight day

US stocks climbed for the fourth straight day Tuesday as strong earnings continued to pull the market closer to the record high it set in late January. Industrial companies rose and banks moved higher as interest rates increased. Gains for Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, helped technology companies. Companies including Hertz, Etsy, and Mosaic climbed after their results surpassed ... Read More »

US Tech Market Poised For A Strong 2018, But With Doubts About 2019

At the midpoint in 2018, the US tech market is on track to grow by 6.7% in 2018, the fastest growth since 2012. However, 2019 is looking more uncertain, and we forecast that growth in US business and government spending on tech goods, software, services, and staff will slow to 5.5%. ForresterFORRESTER Three factors are driving this strong performance for the ... Read More »

Are tech titans teetering atop the market in a dangerous way?

SILICON Valley giants have become a gargantuan force on Wall Street, as demonstrated by Apple recently topping US$1 trillion in stock-market valuation. But should we fear that a new tech bubble is ready to burst? Here are some questions and answers about the sector: WHAT DOES THE TECH SECTOR REPRESENT ON WALL STREET? Apple ended the formal trading week worth ... Read More »

At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95

So far this year, the rupee has weakened 7.36% against the US dollar. Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday strengthened marginally against US dollar after local equity markets gained for the fourth session. At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95. The currency opened at 68.97 a dollar and touched ... Read More »

Elon Musk Calls Thailand Cave Rescue Diver a ‘Pedo’ in Twitter Rant

It has been five days since a dozen boys were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, and five days since Elon Musk has been wandering in a Twitter labyrinth of his own making. The Silicon Valley engineer and billionaire was briefly seen in Thailand last week, hauling a miniature submarine to the mouth of the cave just before an international dive team rescued ... Read More »

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects ... Read More »

YouTube Picture-in-Picture Rolling Out for Android Users in US Without a Paid Subscription

HIGHLIGHTS The feature was previously available only for YouTube Premium/Red members It is available on devices running Android 8.0 and above Only US users have currently received the feature Google brought native Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support to the mainstream with Android Oreo last year. This was followed by YouTube bringing support for the feature in its Android app earlier this year, albeit only for its paid ... Read More »

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects ... Read More »

Markets Right Now: Stocks End a Choppy Day Slightly Lower

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a choppy day slightly lower on Wall Street as losses for technology companies and banks offset gains elsewhere in the market. Micron Technology fell 3.2 percent Thursday and Bank of America lost 1 percent. The market moved lower ahead of a new round ... Read More »