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Plants vs Zombies Meets Hearthstone in EA’s New Mobile Game

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has proven to be immensely successful since coming to life just two years ago, and Electronic Arts has decided to jump on the bandwagon by steering its tower defence franchise in another direction. Plants vs Zombies Heroes – released in select territories last week – comes from PopCap Games, makers of the famous Bejeweled mobile game. ... Read More »

Messaging App Is Latest Front in Tech Fight

While the Justice Department wages a public fight with Apple over access to a locked iPhone, government officials are privately debating how to resolve a prolonged standoff with another technology company, WhatsApp, over access to its popular instant messaging application, officials and others involved in the case said. No decision has been made, but a court fight with WhatsApp, the ... Read More »

‘HTC 10’ Design Tipped in New Leaked Images of Gold Variant

We have already seen the HTC 10, previously expected to be called the HTC M10, in several leaked renders and live images. The upcoming smartphone’s specifications have also been rumoured. The flagship handset this time has once again popped up in leaked live images. The leaked images, claiming to show the gold colour variant of the HTC 10 smartphone, give ... Read More »

100,000 Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Units Sold in First 2 Days in South Korea: Report

More than 100,000 units of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S7 series smartphones were sold in South Korea within the first two days of its official launch, data showed on Sunday. Sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge reached a combined 60,000 on Friday and 40,000 on Saturday after the smartphones hit South Korean market on Friday, Yonhap cited ... Read More »

French Interior Minister Backs FBI in Apple Battle

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama’s administration in its efforts to get Apple to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers. “I completely understand the US administration’s concerns, which I share,” Cazeneuve said during a talk on counterterrorism at George Washington University. The FBI is pressing Apple to develop a system ... Read More »

Next Generation Renault Duster To Arrive in Europe in 2017

The second generation Renault Duster could be making its way to the European market as early as in 2017. The timeline comes after a European publication spoke to Laurens van den Acker, Senior Vice President, Corporate Design, Renault Group, at the recently concluded Geneva Motor Show. The Design boss conveyed that the French manufacturer plans to kick off its revolutionary ... Read More »

Mumbai, Bangalore Ranked Among Cheapest Cities in World: Report

London: Mumbai and Bangalore are among the cheapest cities in the world, according to a top London-based forecast group that named Singapore as the most expensive city. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. It also said India and Pakistan accounted for five of the ten least expensive cities in ... Read More »

Crisil Sees GDP Growing At 7.9% in 2016-17

Mumbai: The country’s GDP can grow by 7.9 per cent next fiscal if the monsoon is normal and government implements the reform measures announced so far, domestic rating agency Crisil said on Friday. The growth forecast, highest by any house and even above the government’s own estimate of 7-7.75 per cent, has been arrived assuming a faster growth in agriculture, ... Read More »

Factory Output Contracts For The Third Month In A Row

Factory output in January contracted for the third straight month, in an indication that the manufacturing sector continues to struggle with sluggish demand and overcapacity. According to data released on Friday, factory output — measured by Index of Industrial Production (IIP) –  contracted 1.5 per cent in January. The higher-than-expected decline was on account of the sharp de-growth in capital ... Read More »

Vitara Brezza’s Pricing Could Catapult Maruti In SUV League

Maruti is counting on the success of Brezza to make it a dominant player in the utility-vehicle space Maruti Suzuki, which launched its all-new Vitara Brezza model on Tuesday, will benefit from the compact SUV’s aggressive pricing, says Ambit Capital Research. “Brezza has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 6.99 lakh (for the base LDi model). This is ... Read More »