Samsung Galaxy S8: Rumour has it that it will be priced at around Rs 58,000 and will launch on 29 March
A twitter user has leaked the price and release date for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship. He claims that the phone will launch on 29 March and that prices will start at $849 (around Rs 58,000). Ricciolo1, the Twitter account in question, states that a ‘Little bird’ told him this. He also adds that the phone will be available in ‘w17’, which we can only assume to mean week 17, which would translate to late April.   #S8 is READY & will be present to mw...
Motive Partners, a new London/NYC fintech VC, is raising a $150M fund
 The British pound may be at one of its lowest points of the last 50 years right now (and may still go lower…welp), but some investors see this as an opportunity. A new fintech VC called Motive Partners, founded by a team of fintech entrepreneurs and investors, is launching today with offices in London and New York. The company is not revealing its fund size but earlier this month it… Read More ...
China urges U.S. to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration
BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing's relations with the incoming government. ...
Intel Compute Card will power NexDock’s next “thin” laptop
At CES 2017 earlier this month, Intel unveiled something new yet something also familiar, a nearly complete computer board just a little larger than a credit card. Intel wants its new Compute Card to be the dockable brain of future devices, including smart appliances. NexDock, the people behind a more or less successful crowdfunded device of the same name, is … Continue reading...
Trai asks for Attorney General’s opinion on Reliance Jio’s ‘Happy New Year Offer’
Telecom regulator Trai has asked for attorney general’s views on billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio’s free voice and data offering till March that rivals have called “predatory”. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) sought the top government legal advisor’s opinion on the tariff plans submitted by Jio, a top source said. This follows Trai examining replies furnished by Jio to its letter seeking explanation after the company announced free data an...
Microsoft to get its own ebook store in Windows 10 update
Microsoft has almost matched its platform rivals Google and Apple in most digital content save for one. While it already does apps, games, videos, and music, it so far hasn’t done digital books yet. That, however, will be changing in the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. Spotted in an internal build for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft seem to be preparing … Continue reading...
Jodhpur Court Has Acquitted Salman Khan In 18-year-old Arms Act Case
Salman Khan has been acquitted in the Arms Act Violation case, 1998, at a session in the Jodhpur Court today. The Dabangg actor was in court along with sister Alvira this morning for the final verdict. While shooting Hum Saath Saath Hain back in October 1998, Salman was accused of using arms with an expired licence and poaching black bucks in the Kankani village of Jodhpur. While his co-actors, Sonali Bendre, Neelam, Tabu and Saif Ali Khan were accused for being present on the scene, Salman was ...
This drone-photo firm just paid a massive fine over alleged illegal flights
A company that uses drones to capture aerial imagery for clients has just paid $200,000 to settle a dispute with the FAA. The FAA had accused it of conducting illegal flights, though the company, SkyPan, at no time admitted to any wrongdoing. The post This drone-photo firm just paid a massive fine over alleged illegal flights appeared first on Digital Trends....
India vs England 2nd ODI: India Must Guard Against Slipping On Cuttack Dew
Virat Kohli leads his upbeat side to the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, hoping to seal off the series with another masterful all-round display. But chasing down massive totals cannot be taken for granted every time.
Donald Trump Cuts Rock Legends to Slash Inauguration Costs
Donald Trump shut down negotiations to get a huge rock band at one of his Inaugural balls ... in order to cut costs and potentially save tens of millions for charity. Inauguration sources tell us the Committee was close to landing a legendary…
Govt to take steps to boost mobile manufacturing sector, but rules out special concessions for Apple
The Government is in the process of reviewing the policies for the mobile manufacturing sector. While specific concessions for Apple have been ruled out, the decisions taken to boost the entire sector could potentially be aligned with specific demands made by Apple. The import duty for mobile manufacturing equipment is high, and officials have told The Economic Times that a priority is to reduce the import duty as much as possible. Apple had sent the Government a long list of demands as it ...
TomTom acquires Autonomos to beef up in self-driving technology
 Navigation and mapping company TomTom — which provides data to companies like Uber and Apple as well as for its own GPS systems — has made an acquisition to add more autonomous driving technology to its platform. It has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin startup that has worked in R&D consultancy for various self-driving projects out of Germany. Financial terms of the deal have not… Read More ...
LG Aristo on T-Mobile, MetroPCS offer bang, style for buck
Buying a smartphone, more often than not, involves a series of compromises, usually between price, feature, and design. Lately, however, design has stopped being an issue, with even the most wallet-friendly models sporting better-looking bodies. Take for example the LG Aristo, now available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS, which is, through and through, a lower mid-range smartphone, but one that you … Continue reading...
Alia Bhatt Fangirls Over Kareena Kapoor In The Cutest Way Possible
It's a known fact that Alia Bhatt is a huge fan of Kareena Kapoor. Alia has even gone on record stating her love for Bebo. So, it was no surprise when at the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards the Dear Zindagi actress paid a tribute to Kareena Kapoor, by performing to one of Bebo's numbers from Jab We Met. She looked extremely adorable. Check out the video here.   #adorable @aliaabhatt performing a tribute to #iconic #actresses here in #kareenakapoor s look from the #Film #JabWeMet #DancePerformac...
Australian Open: Sania Mirza And Rohan Bopanna Win Matches, Enter Second Round
Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova registered an easy 6-3, 6-1 win against the British pair of Jocelyn Rae and Anna Smith.
Gabe Newell reveals regret for previous Half-Life titles and interest in brain-computer interfaces
Valve’s managing director Gabe Newell answered questions by fans, gamers and journalists in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) thread. Yes, Half-Life was high on the priority list, but we will come to that in the bit. The development of original titles by Valve has not stopped. Dota 2 is the last major title, released in 2013 and it was ported to the Source 2 engine in 2015. In 2016, Valve released a VR experience for the HTC Vive called “The Lab” that is set in the Portal uni...
Flipkart backs parenting network TinyStep with $2 million investment
 Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is in the midst of transition after it welcomed a new CEO this month, but that hasn’t stopped it from investing $2 million in parenting startup TinyStep. Read More ...
Google Search will no longer be fazed by spotty Internet
For all the power we hold in our hands thanks to our smartphones, we are, most of the time, at the mercy of our invisible, intangible Internet connections. As much as we wished the Internet was really everywhere, there are just times and places where even the bravest of radio signals can’t reach. And sometimes, that happens when we need … Continue reading...
The Trailer Of "Kung Fu Yoga" Is Out, And It Looks Like A Bollywood Masala Film
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5KcwjfPdFC0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> The intriguing film, Kung Fu Yoga, starring superstar Jackie Chan and our very own Sonu Sood, Disha Patani, and Amyra Dastur is about to release on February 3. The full trailer of the movie just came out yesterday, and it looks more like a Bollywood masala film than anything else. In the trailer, Jackie Chan can be seen in his inimitable style (although it feels ...
Facebook plans to invest $3 billion in VR over the next decade
Virtual reality isn't doing as well as Facebook expected, according to the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. But it has a plan to change that, and it involves a massive investment to improve the tech. The post Facebook plans to invest $3 billion in VR over the next decade appeared first on Digital Trends.