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Toshiba still in talks over chip unit sale one day before deadline


The move comes after sources said Western Digital Corp ( WDC .O), which was part of a competing group in final-stage talks with Toshiba, had revised its offer. The offer by the consortium, which is led by the US private equity group and South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix as well as Japanese state-backed investors, was higher than an initial offer of around $18 billion, according to Reuters. Read More »

Qualcomm's takes a subtle shot at Apple, gets its facts wrong


Ahead of Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone launch, Qualcomm has laid out a list of features powered by its technology on Android phones that arrived before the iPhone. The blog post ends with a kicker that can either be read as another shot directed at Apple or perhaps just a healthy reminder of how competitive the mobile world has become. Read More »

North Korean hackers could be stealing bitcoin to fund regime


State-sponsored North Korean cyber-criminals have been targeting banks and the global financial system for some time in order to fund the isolated state, or perhaps just the "personal coffers of Pyongyang's elite", as worldwide sanctions have restricted the country's economic activity. Read More »

Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has also pressed for such embargo during his one to one meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. In this Wednesday, Sept. By comparison, China provides it with about 520,000 tonnes of crude a year, according to industry sources. Merkel also talked to U.S. President Donald Trump late Monday to discuss the latest provocation by North Korea. Read More »

Audi RS 4 Avant makes return at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show


From the rear, the new RS4 is easily identified by a unique diffuser insert in the lower bumper, which is sculpted to accommodate big oval exhaust outlets, while a rear spoiler hangs above the rear screen. As standard, United Kingdom cars come with Audi Virtual Cockpit - a fully-digital instrument binnacle - as well as a sport differential and 19-inch alloy wheels. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Officially Launched in India at Rs

The users of the previous generation Galaxy Note devices can exchange their old device and upgrade to the Note 8 to get attractive deals. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Global Positioning System and NFC . Read More »

Jaguar reveals one-make series to support FE


The 10-race Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy series will visit cities like Paris, Rome, New York and Hong Kong as the one and only support race to the Formula E series for the 2018/19 season. Ultimately, this innovative series will serve to enhance the technology used in our future electric vehicles and benefit our customers. The Indian-owned British manufacturer joined FE previous year and finished last of the 10 teams in its first season, but it had effectively written it off as a learning ... Read More »

Frankfurt Motor Show: BMW i Vision Dynamics


As an all-electric four-door sedan, the BMW i Vision Dynamics concept previews a new vehicle that will compete with the Tesla Model S. BMW's concept has 373 miles (600 km) of range and a top speed of 120 mph (200 km/h), while the sprint to 62 mph (100 km/h) takes under for seconds. Read More »

Xiaomi's Mi A1 will be available for the first time in India


The phone will go on sale on Flipkart , and in Mi Home stores in Bengaluru and Delhi. This means users will get the latest security updates and it also protected with Google Play Protect. The smartphone comes with 64GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card. Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One smartphone features the sensors like accelerometer, magnetometer, proximity, gyroscope, infrared, ambient light sensor. Read More »

SC notice to Centre, CBSE and cops over Gurugram murder


The police had arrested Ashok Kumar, the conductor of the bus, on September 8. # 11 arrested for setting a liquor shop close to Ryan International School in Gurugram on fire yesterday. The school and its vicinity has been witness to violent protests by angry parents ever since the murder came to light. On Sunday morning, hundreds of people, including parents and locals, held huge protests demanding that the police must take action against the school. Read More »

Land Rover Discovery SVX: A Supercharged V8 Off-Road Monster


SVX prices will be revealed later this year, with production kicking off in 2018. Additionally the SVX has improved approach and departure angles thanks to a raised monocoque and air suspension all round with long-travel dampers. The SVX receives unique software tuning to the eight-speed automatic transmission with a two-speed transfer case. The SVX also features a model-first "Pistol Shifter" in place of the Discovery's rotary gear selector to offer optimum control in off-road manoeuvres. Read More »

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed


China supplies most of North Korea's crude. The government will continue to work toward a peaceful achievement of the complete denuclearization of North Korea with "complete confidence" in the South Korea-U.S. A US -drafted resolution originally calling for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to its key exports of textiles and subjecting leader Kim Jong Un to a financial and travel ban have been weakened, apparently to placate Russian Federation and China which both have veto powers, ... Read More »

The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package Doesn't Have Time For Massive Wings


The most important part of the GT3 equation, that being the 4.0-liter, 500 horsepower flat-six engine, remains unchanged in the Touring, enabling a 0-62 miles per hour sprint of just 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 196 miles per hour. Inside, the Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package features fine leather rather than Alcantara. It is the most powerful naturally aspirated flat-six direct-injection engine that Porsche has ever developed for a street-legal auto. Read More »

New South Park videogame more hard for black characters


In a time when racial tension is in a persistent tumultuous state, South Park: The Fractured But Whole uses race to determine the game's difficulty. Following this, your character will eventually have the option to choose your gender and receive another set of options that will affect the rest of the game. Read More »

Leak: Mercedes-AMG Project One Grins For The Camera in Frankfurt


Oh, and it should look like a really, really pissed-off fish. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will go from 0-200 kmph in less that 6 seconds and will have a top speed of over 350 kmph! It's long, low, and agressive, looking sort of like a McLaren F1 was fed steroids and cocaine and given a generous jewelry allowance. Read More »

Bugatti Chiron sets 0-400kph-0 record


The Bugatti Chiron has set a new production auto speed record by going from 0-249mph and back to 0mph in just 41.96 seconds. Once the driver hit the brakes, it took him another 9.3 seconds and 491 metres to come to a complete halt. He added; "Of course, the Chiron is a super sports auto that requires your full attention when you are behind the wheel". "At the same time, it gave me such a feeling of security and reliability that I was entirely relaxed and really enjoyed myself during my two ... Read More »

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX's future space suits


Was incredibly hard to balance esthetics and function. This new picture was also shared on Instagram by Elon Musk and has left people extremely excited. The pictures show a much more comfortable and wearable version of space suits than the one that is now in use. The slick white suit is likely to be used used inside the capsule rather than during extra-vehicular activities, the news outlet Techcrunch suggested . Read More »

Tesla Model S has increased the reserve due to Typhoon "Irma"


In fact, it already offered owners the ability to upgrade their vehicle - for a price ranging from $4,500 to $9,000 - to get access to the full 75 kWh capacity. Florida still has a fully operational network of the fast chargers but Tesla is clearly keen to avoid owners having to queue for power. But, as with those depending on gas stations across Florida, Tesla owners had to contend with Supercharger stations that could face lines of frantic motorists fleeing the storm. Read More »

Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea


However, Russia has reacted coolly to the prospect of more sanctions, with Putin saying on Tuesday it was a "road to nowhere". Also this week, North Korea said the United States could expect more " gift packages " in the form of further missile testing. Read More »

Japan: North Korea Having Capabilities to Prove Status of Nuclear State


Putin echoed other world leaders in denouncing North Korea's latest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognize its nuclear status. Mexico has traditionally sought to steer clear of diplomatic spats, but in the past few months it has adopted robust language to condemn the governments of Venezuela and North Korea as they descended into increasing worldwide isolation. Read More »

Airtel to begin VoLTE services in Mumbai by next week?


And by the end of this fiscal year on March 31 the VoLTE service will be rolled out in the entire country. The Airtel VoLTE free calls is now on trial. First and foremost, once Airtel's VoLTE hits the market, Jio will immediately lose that unique advantage they had till now: they were the only telco to provide VoLTE , and marketed the free calls heavily. Read More »

Frankfurt Motor Show: Kia Proceed concept reimagines a Stinger shooting brake


Kia refers to it as "extended hot hatch styling", and reading between the lines of the scant information available at this stage, the concept looks as though it will be big on tech and driving aids. Lateral strakes exaggerate the Proceed Concept's slim waistline and lend an air of muscularity to the rear of the vehicle. Minus the 20-inch alloy wheels, of course, although we are hoping the simplified, apostrophe-less name is carried over from this auto. Read More »

Hacked Equifax Suffers A Big Hit To Its Credibility Score

Ondrej Vlcek, CTO and general manager at security outfit Avast, speculates that the attackers used a SQL injection flaw to gain access. Equifax will send paper mail to consumers whose credit card numbers or dispute documents with personally identifying information were impacted. Read More »

LA Noire Will Be More Expensive on Nintendo Switch


Noire sequel was a possibility , but the franchise never continued. Taking into account that L.A. Noire was released back in 2011, the $49.99 price point may seem a tad bit expensive especially if you've played the game on PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Read More »

Kremlin Distances Itself From Fake Facebook Accounts Ad Buying Revelation


Of those targeted ads, the company said, more ran in 2015 than 2016. She said "the latest revelations regarding the Facebook ad buys suggest numerous crimes, including conspiracy to defraud the United States". But the breathless reaction to the Facebook news isn't necessarily matched by the facts - yet. Despite his interest, he said, he always meant to consult his own lawyers about the propriety of using any information that Ms Veselnitskaya, who has ties to the Kremlin, gave him at the ... Read More »

WhatsApp on Android and iOS gets new features


The PIP mode on WhatsApp works the same way as the feature on Google Duo does that allows users to stay on the video call regardless of doing other things on the smartphone. This means that if the user wants to send a text message to another person during video calling, then through this feature he will be able to do this easily. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) with 8-inch display, 5000mAh now official


While the all-new Android 8.0 Oreo brings in a ton of new features, Samsung might not include all of them into their customized OS. According to Sammobile , the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 devices could be rolled out faster than previous year as the company started merging their firmwares into multi-CSC firmwares. Read More »

Nokia Smartphones Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update


The Nokia 8 has been launched into the South African market as the first flagship device under HMD Global . We're putting the Nokia 8 through its paces right now, so expect a review in the coming weeks! . The phone marks Nokia's collaboration with Zeiss optics for its cameras (front and back), with 13MP cameras with F2.0 aperture. Nokia 8 users can live-stream directly from the phone's camera app to Facebook and YouTube using the front and rear cameras directly. Read More »

Vivo unveiled the smartphone with a 24-MP front camera


The phone will come with a 5.99-inch 18:9 ratio full view display technology which gives only 2.15mm of bezel size on the sides of the phone. The front camera of 24 MP offers portrait mode, where the background gets blurred in the images. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tested

It is astonishing news as the newly launched Samsung device is the most expensive device the company has released so far. But it still wouldn't be a good idea to put your Galaxy Note 8 through that much damage just to see what it can do. Read More »