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Huawei teases a new device ahead of CESHuawei teases a new device ahead of CES

Ahead of its pre-CES event, Huawei has posted a teaser on its official Weibo account that contains a side image of a thin metal device with words “Rhythm x Entertainment,” over it. As per reports, it could be the Honor X3 tablet. As for the specs, previous leaks have suggested that the Honor X3 will be powered by a Kirin ... Read More »

Rupee stages rebound to end at 66.71 against US dollar

Tracking a smart recovery in equities, the rupee on Thursday appreciated by 12 paise to end at 66.71 against the greenback following heavy dollar selling from banks and exporters. A sharp pullback rally in domestic stocks after a six-session downfall, predominantly weighed on currency market despite firm dollar overseas. The domestic unit resumed substantially weak at 66.90 per dollar from ... Read More »

Huawei P9 rumored to come with whopping 6GB RAM

While earlier rumors have suggested that Huawei’s P9 flagship smartphone will be launched in March this year, a new one out of China is saying the device will be made official at the company’s pre-CES event, which is scheduled for tomorrow – January 5. In terms of specs, the new rumor says that the handset will come with a whopping ... Read More »

RBI says intervening in currency futures markets

The Reserve Bank of India is intervening in the rupee currency futures market, a senior central bank official told a gathering of bank trainees last week, according to four people briefed on the comments. The central bank said in a separate statement issued on late Wednesday it would intervene in the exchange traded currency derivatives market if required, however, it ... Read More »

Apple iPad Pro, drone bill vetoed, NASA 4K channel – The Wrap

Apple announces the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and 6S Plus and updates to its Watch and TV, a drone bill designed to protect privacy gets vetoed and NASA plans a 24-hour 4K television channel. [“source-gsmarena”] Read More »

Retail inflation seen above 5 per cent in November, says Reuters poll

The retail inflation rate likely rose above the Reserve Bank of India’s medium-term 5 per cent target in November as food prices climbed, leaving little room for more interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll found. Consumer prices rose 5.4 per cent last month, according to the survey of 21 economists, which would mark an acceleration from 5.0 per cent in ... Read More »

Amazon stops selling Lumia 950 XL in UK and France

Just over a week after temporarily halting its sales in Germany, Amazon has now stopped directly selling the Lumia 950 XL in the UK and France. While sales of the white variant have been halted in France, it’s the black Lumia 950 XL which the retailer has stopped selling in the UK – the white variant is currently out of ... Read More »

Single woman driving car to be exempted from new traffic rule

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said in the proposed scheme of things to limit cars with odd and even numbers on alternate days, any car carrying a patient or being driven by single woman would be exempted. Speaking after meeting union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Kejriwal said he received a positive response from the central government over the ... Read More »

This week in games: The blizzard hits Cities: Skylines, Warner Bros. pulls a fatality on Mortal Kombat X for PC

Missing Pieces took a few weeks off because…well, I was lazy and January is the most tedious month for news anyway. But now we’re back! From outer space. And I just walked in to find you here with that “Tell me all the video game news” look on your face. Very well. Ubisoft is putting contest winners in caves, WB ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi on top of Facebook charts in 2015

Social media enthusiast Prime Minister Narendra Modi topped the charts of Facebook under the most-viewed topic in India this year, while at the global level, he is among the top 10, where US President Barack Obama leads the pack. Modi, who earlier this week figured as the sole non-Bollywood celebrity who made the cut to the top 10 slots of ... Read More »