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OnePlus 3 Will Continue to Be Available in India but Focus Will Shift to OnePlus 3T, Says GM

OnePlus India, as expected, on Friday unveiled the upgraded variant of the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 3T. The smartphone will be going on sale from December 14 via exclusive online retail partner, Amazon India. OnePlus 3T has been launched in 64GB model priced at Rs. 29,999 and the 128GB model priced at Rs. 34,999. At the event, Vikas Agarwal, General ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Being Snapped Up in Asia, but Crowds Smaller Despite Sell-Out

Apple fans from Sydney to Tokyo, the first to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual fanfare, and despite complaints that the larger size of the new phone and the new jet black colour were sold out, crowds were smaller ... Read More »

ChampOne C1 Registrations Open but Is This Mobile the New Freedom 251?

ChampOne, an unknown company, has listed a Rs. 501 smartphone called ChampOne C1 on its website, with registrations for the first flash scheduled for September 2 now open. Well, sort of. After the listing went viral on Monday, the company updated its website to say “only existing customers are eligible for flash sale” – what that means for a company with ... Read More »

Apple Global Revenue Down but iPhone Sales in India Grow 51 Percent

Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts’ targets, soothing fears that demand for the company’s most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose 7 percent in after-hours trading. The world’s most valuable publicly traded company said it sold 40.4 million ... Read More »

IndusInd Bank Q1 Net Up 26% But Higher Bad Loans Weigh On Shares

The bank’s net NPAs as a percentage of total advances ticked up sequentially to 0.38% in Q1. Private sector lender IndusInd Bank kicked off the first quarter earnings season on a strong note by reporting a 26 per cent jump in its quarterly net profit. IndusInd Bank reported a net profit of Rs 661 crore in the quarter ended June ... Read More »

EA Wants to Win PC Gamers Back, but Its Actions Say Otherwise

Electronic Arts is on a “journey to regain the trust of the PC gamer.” At least that’s what Peter O’Reilly, EA Senior Marketing Director for Origin, said in a recent interview. “Over the last couple of years we have focused on ensuring a great play experience from launch and bringing players a better experience on Origin with programs like the ... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance Is Worrisome, but Not Hopeless

Image via iStock A century ago, the top three causes of death were infectious diseases. More than half of all people dying in the United States died because of germs. Today, they account for a few percent of deaths at most. We owe much of that, of course, to antibiotics, which came into use around the middle of the previous ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs Remains Bullish, But Cuts Nifty Target To 8,200

Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has reaffirmed its overweight stance on India, days after presentation of Union Budget 2016. However, the investment bank has revised its December Nifty target to 8,200 from 8,600 earlier. This still implies a 10 per cent upside from current Nifty levels of around 7,400. Goldman Sachs expects the upside in Nifty to be driven by ... Read More »

Halo 5 Not Coming to Windows 10 PC, but Scalebound Is: Report

Days after Xbox boss Phil Spencer voiced his thoughts on Microsoft’s consoles mimicking PC hardware evolution, a list of games making it to the Windows 10 Store has been leaked. “Package.StoreAssociation.xml file was found in Gears of War Ultimate Edition on the Windows Store. It housed a list of Game ID’s (sic) which are for the Windows Store,” said Redditor ... Read More »

US Jobless Claims Rise, But Labor Market Firming

Washington: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. The labor market’s resilience was reinforced by another report on Thursday showing announced layoffs by US companies tumbled 18 per cent in February. The signs of sustained labor market strength were the latest indication the ... Read More »