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Roku IPO stands a fighting chance in a market hostile to tech offerings

Anyone who’s watched promising enough brand-name startups go public and promptly flounder in public waters this year — Hello, Snap. Hello, Blue Apron — would have reason to think that Roku, the next IPO candidate with a familiar name in the world of consumer tech, will suffer a similar fate. Of course, Roku, whose connected devices provide access to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Starz, and other channels, ... Read More »

Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal

HIGHLIGHTS WD to finalise agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business The group and Toshiba aim to announce a deal by August 31 Some senior Toshiba executives had initially balked at WD’s offer Western Digital’s chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction, a person familiar with ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Manu Jain Explains Why the Company Hasn’t Launched Any Tablet in India Lately

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi hasn’t refreshed its tablet lineup in India in three years Company’s top executive today offered an explanation He also talked about the Mi TV, and Mi Notebook Air laptop Xiaomi has no immediate plans to launch a refreshed Mi Pad tablet in India, Manu Kumar Jain said on Thursday. The reason? Not enough people in India seem to care for a ... 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 »

Moto G5 Plus Price Cut in India, Following Moto G5S Plus Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The handset was launched at Rs. 16,999 in India Moto G5 Plus was made available via Amazon India recently Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus were launched in India on Tuesday Lenovo brand Moto has slashed the price of Moto G5 Plus smartphone in India post the launch of the company’s Moto G5S Plus smartphone in the country. The 4GB variant of the Moto G5 Plus, which ... Read More »

DSSSB move to recruit 9,000 teachers in Delhi govt schools put on hold

The recruitment of around 9,000 teachers to the Delhi’s government schools has been put on hold by Lt Governor Anil Baijal, following the AAP government’s insistence that the work experience of guest teachers be given weightage in the process. The decision comes a day before the candidates could start applying online for the posts advertised by the Delhi Subordinate Services ... Read More »

Number of Indian students in UK on the rise: Envoy

Kolkata British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith said on Thursday that the number of Indian students in the UK was picking up after going through a decline in the last few years. He added that there was no attempt by the UK government to hold back foreign students willing to pursue university education in their country. “There was a decline ... Read More »

LG V30+ Logo Leaked, LG Takes a Dig at Galaxy Note 8 in Video Teasers

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone will be launched on August 31 LG V30+ is expected to come with larger base storage Both variants are expected to feature 6-inch OLED displays LG will be unveiling its V30 flagship smartphone on August 31 right ahead of IFA event in Berlin and it seems like the company will now be launching two variants of the handset. The logo ... Read More »

Kolkata: British high commissioner bats for education in UK

Representative image. KOLKATA: British high commissioner Dominic Asquith met students of Heritage Institute of Technology today. During an interactive session on “education, skills and entrepreneurship” with the students, he said, “The UK and India have a long relationship and we are looking towards future partnerships particularly in education, skills and entrepreneurship.” The UK, he said, is home to some of the oldest and most ... 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 »