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Charter Communication to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $55 Million

Charter Communication is close to take over Time Warner Cable at $55 million, which would make it as the largest pay-TV provider in South California. The acquisition is expected to be disclosed on Tuesday, considering more likely to clear regulatory barrier, compared to the present scuttled acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast Corporation, which […]

Audi R8 e-tron

Dreaming to be Iron Man! Here’s Audi R8 e-tron, the all-electric and driverless supercar of the future

Dreaming to be a real Iron Man, Audi debuts its Audi R8 e-tron, the all-electric and driverless supercar of the future. Back in march, the Audi R8 e-tron was introduced, catching a lot of attention of viewers. The new model of Audi was unveiled on stage at Audi’s pre-show keynote, demonstrating it in a driverless […]

DFKI Robotics Innovation Center

The unique EO Smart Connecting Car 2 can shrink and drive sideways to park in any tiny space

The explosive growth of cities has got commuters constantly struggling through ever-increasing congestion on the roads and limited space for parking. The less space on the road has increased the option of the small car and similar other vehicles. These cars act as a perfect solution as it can squeeze into smaller spaces and maneuver […]

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Apple is reportedly planning to launch iPhone trade-in programme in China with Foxconn

Cupertino, California-based Apple is apparently planning to introduce a trade-in programme for iPhones in China in association with contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group to cater to the huge demand for the US-company’s used smartphones. According to reports, the iPhone trade in program will start in Apple Stores on the 31st of March. Under the programme, […]

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Lenovo Announces the A7000 Smartphone at Mobile World Congress

While Lenovo’s 5-inch A6000 has just gone on sale in select markets, the Chinese manufacturer has already announced yet another successor. Dubbed as A7000, it comes with even larger screen than A6000 and is the first smartphone to pack Dolby Atmos technology. The A7000 joins the maker’s other wares being showcased at Mobile World Congress. […]

Google decided to expand the program running it throughout the year to make it more accessible to people.

Google’s Offers ‘infinity million’ dollars to find bugs in Chrome

The Pwnium vulnerability reward program, Google’s yearly bug hunting event where security experts flag up vulnerabilities will now be running all through the year instead of a one day affair. Previously, Pwnium was held by the company annually at CanSecWest, a security conference in Vancouver to find security problems in its Chrome browser, Chrome OS […]

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Sprint offering pre-orders for the LG G Flex 2 smartphone, features and pricing revealed

In an effort to reclaim the third place, service provider Sprint has come up with enticing offers and promos to lure lost customers, bringing in new customers and also ensuring that they remain loyal. Sprint has confirmed that it will be the first to distribute the LG G Flex 2 in the United States. Sprint […]

BlackBerry Passpot

BlackBerry Passport and Classic coming to AT&T, tipped for Feb. 20 launch

According to a report BlackBerry fans within the United States will soon be able to get their hands on the newly launched BlackBerry devices – Passport and Classic which will be made available through AT&T online or via retail stores across the country on February 20th. Previously, the Passport had been available online at full […]

Sunrise Calendar

Microsoft officially confirms acquisition of calendar app maker Sunrise for estimated US$100m

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it has acquired Sunrise Atelier Inc., the maker of the Sunrise calendar application for android and iOS devices. Microsoft first made the news official by posting a YouTube video confirming its purchase of calendar app Sunrise, later releasing a statement. Both the companies confirmed the deal in blogs on their respective sites. While […]

About 3,300 of the job reductions are likely to be made in Siemens’s German operations, according to reports.

German engineering giant Siemens to axe about 7,400 jobs worldwide

German engineering giant Siemens plans to cut about 7,400 jobs worldwide as Chief Executive Officer Joe Kaeser tries to reduce costs as part of Vision 2020 program. The cuts, representing about 2 per cent of the Munich-based company’s workforce, may be announced as early as this week. About 3,300 of the job reductions are likely […]

HOtel Hen-na

New Japanese hotel will be operated almost entirely by robots

Japan is set to open a hotel that claims it will eventually be staffed almost entirely by humanoid robots. The Hen-na Hotel is scheduled to open inside the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Sasebo, Nagasaki in Japan. The two-story hotel Henn-na, which means Strange Hotel in English, will operate under the motto “A commitment for evolution.” The Hen-na Hotel will initially […]

The Beijing-based company would be increasingly investing in media and content

China’s Xiaomi to buy stake in software firm Kingsoft for $68M

Xiaomi, the world’s third largest smartphone distributor has agreed to purchase close to 3% stake in Kingsoft Corp., a Beijing-based software company, in which the smartphone maker’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Lei Jun is an investor. Xiaomi will acquire the shares from Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd. for HK$527 million ($68 million) as […]

It is possible that the pen will be charged with a Lightning connector.

Apple likely to launch a stylus along with the iPad Pro

Apple is reportedly preparing to take a big step out of Steve Jobs’ prescribed path for touch screen computing. The tech giant is planning to launch a stylus alongside the gigantic iPad Pro, before the end of this year. The latest iPad Pro will be a larger version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch display. […]

Xiaomi's 2015 flagship model looks more like an Android device.

Xiaomi unveils Mi Note to fight the iPhone 6 Plus

After teasing a super-thin new smartphone earlier this week, smartphone maker Xiaomi launched a new iPhone 6 Plus competitor, Mi Note. Xiaomi is called the Apple of the East and has often been said to duplicate the company’s designs. But its 2015 flagship model looks more like an Android device. The Mi Note is an entirely new device and […]

The Galaxy A7 features a metal unibody design similar to Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5

Samsung unveils Galaxy A7 complete with 5.5-inch display, octa-core processor and a slim metal body

After innumerable leaks and much speculation, Korean electronics maker Samsung has pulled the curtains off of their latest in the A series of smartphones, the Galaxy A7. In terms of specs, the Galaxy A7 is the most advanced and high-end smartphone of A series. The device features a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display that carries […]

Google has seen the largest drop in its share of the search market since 2009.

Google’s search dominance in U.S. is crumbling, Yahoo on the rise

Google’s iron grip on the search market has been entrenched for years. However, a partnership between Mozilla and Yahoo to make Yahoo the default search tool in Mozilla’s Firefox browser seems to have loosened Google’s grip just a little bit. Google has seen the largest drop in its share of the search market since 2009. At […]

The numbers were announced by Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jun (pictured) through Weibo

Chinese Tech Firm Xiaomi’s Revenue Doubles in 2014, Plans To Expand To More Countries

Xiaomi, the world’s third largest phone maker has raked in robust sales in 2014 more than doubling its revenue from the year before. The four year-old Chinese smartphone maker’s meteoric growth in 2014 has been astonishing to observe. The company has confirmed that it sold a jaw-dropping 61.12 million handsets during the previous year bringing […]

The price of HTC One M9 has not been revealed yet but HTC’s devices are usually cheaper than Samsung and LG.

Rumored HTC Hima or One M9 Specifications Appear Online Again

The AnTuTu benchmark app gives us a look at what appears to be the upcoming flagship smartphone from the Taiwan-based HTC that is being codenamed as the HTC Hima which may be the One M9. If the images are to be believed the new device looks very similar to the current HTC flagship – the […]

Previous hacks of fingerprint sensors have generally required either access to the finger.

Hackers group claims they can reproduce fingerprints from people’s public photos

Security has always been a huge deal for everybody around the world when it comes to keeping our personal information safe. In recent years, fingerprints are commonly used by most people to secure mobile devices and computers. Fingerprints are perfect because they are quite easy to enter and each has a unique set. However, hackers claim […]