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Oppo’s New Super VOOC Battery Tech Can Fully Charge a Phone in 15 Minutes

Smartphones are getting more powerful everyday, but who has the time to charge them? Luckily for us, Oppo may have a solution. The Chinese company at the ongoing Mobile World Congress trade show unveiled its new battery technology dubbed Super VOOC Flash Charge, an upgrade over its VOOC Flash Charge technology. It can charge a 2500mAh battery from 0 to ... Read More »

Nokia CEO Says ‘Not in a Hurry’ to Get Back Into Smartphone Business

Nokia, which sold its mobile and devices divisions to Microsoft in 2014, has on several occasions confirmed it intends to get back into the smartphone business. Now, the company says it will not be hasty with its re-entry. Finland’s biggest company on the sidelines of its talk about the adoption of 5G network ahead of Mobile World Congress also addressed ... Read More »

US DoJ Calls Apple Refusal to Unlock iPhone a ‘Marketing Strategy’

The US Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple Inc to comply with a judge’s order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, portraying the tech giant’s refusal as a “marketing strategy.” In response, a senior Apple executive, speaking with reporters on condition of anonymity, characterized the Justice Department’s ... Read More »

The Centuries-Old Law US Wants to Use to Unlock a Terrorist’s iPhone

The US government and Apple are locked in a legal battle over unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. But a new court order is throwing a law that dates to the days of the founding fathers into a high-tech debate over digital security. This week, a US magistrate judge in California ordered Apple to provide ... Read More »

A page from Anaita’s look book

From a cameo in Karan Johar’s DDLJ to styling some of Bollywood’s top stars…Anaita Shroff Adajania talks about her 20 years in the business of making people look chic Hrithik Roshan – the man keeps getting better with age, and so do his clothes. While he has the gym and his lineage to thank for his looks, it’s Anaita Shroff ... Read More »

Uber Losing $1 Billion a Year to Compete in China

Uber Technologies Inc is burning through more than a billion dollars a year in China as it wages a fierce price war against local rival Didi Kuaidi, its chief executive said. The company’s Chinese business boosted its valuation last month to more than $8 billion after raising more than $1 billion in its latest funding round, but the US ride-hailing ... Read More »

In a Rare Move, Panasonic Gives Corporate Blessing to Same-Sex Marriages

Japan’s electronics maker Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it plans to change its company rules to recognise same-sex marriages, joining a growing trend toward acceptance in a country where being openly gay largely remains taboo. Panasonic said it is reviewing changes to its code of conduct that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. It is a rare move for ... Read More »

Apple’s Risky Bet on Protecting a Terrorist’s iPhone

Johnny Hockin was unsure how he felt about Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s very public rebuke Wednesday of the federal government’s demand for help unlocking an iPhone left behind by an assailant in the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. Hockin, 32, owns an iPhone. But he is not a technologist or privacy advocate. He is a film producer living ... Read More »

Car Sales Get Off to a Slow Start in 2016

New Delhi: Domestic car sales in 2016 began on a subdued note, with market leader Maruti Suzuki posting a marginal increase in January and the likes of Hyundai, Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra reporting a single-digit growth. The home-grown auto major Tata Motors and Honda Cars India saw their domestic sales dip in January even as the industry tries to ... Read More »

BoJ Launches Negative Rates, Already Dubbed a Failure by Markets

Tokyo: The Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates came into effect on Tuesday in a radical plan already deemed a failure by financial markets, highlighting Tokyo’s lack of options to spur growth as global markets sputter. The central bank, which announced the shock decision on January 29, will charge banks 0.1 per cent for parking additional reserves with the BoJ ... Read More »