Author Archives: Loknath Das

Asus ZenFone 5Z Goes on Sale in India for the First Time via Flipkart: Price, Specifications

Asus ZenFone 5Z price in India starts at Rs. 29,999 HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone 5Z is now on sale in India exclusively via Flipkart The smartphone comes in three variants in India It sports a large display, Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB RAM Asus ZenFone 5Z is now available for purchase in India, less than a week after it was unveiled ... Read More »

Xiaomi IPO: Xiaomi’s Weak Hong Kong Debut Casts Shadow on Tech Listings

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Corp’s shares fell as much as 6 percent on debut Xiaomi priced its Hong Kong IPO at HKD 17 per share The Sino-US trade dispute has roiled financial markets Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp’s shares fell as much as 6 percent on debut in Hong Kong due to valuation concerns, delivering a blow to investor sentiment in the tech sector ... Read More »

Samsung Q2 earnings guidance shows slowing smartphone business

Samsung smashed records for operating profit seven quarters in a row, but the streak is done, according to the company guidance. The Korean giant just announced its earnings guidance for Q2 2018 – consolidated sales are expected to be approximately KRW58 trillion ($52 billion), while the consolidated operating profit should be around KRW14.8 trillion ($13.25 billion). The estimated numbers fall ... Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy Jean, a rebranded Galaxy A6+ (2018)

After launching the Galaxy A6 (2018), Samsung has launched a new smartphone in its home country of South Korea. Dubbed Galaxy Jean, the handset is a re-branded version of Galaxy A6+ (2018) that was released back in May this year. The phone’s listing on the company’s South Korean website itself confirms its A6+ – even the model number matches that of the standard ... Read More »

BlackBerry Ghost might have a large 4,000 mAh battery

A recently rumored BlackBerry device has been tipped by leakster Evan Blass to have a hefty 4,000 mAh battery in store. The device in question is the BlackBerry Ghost – a high-end and supposedly bezel-less BlackBerry device to be released exclusively in India. Its existence was first leaked in February and it is slated to be released sometime in the summer. Batteries this ... Read More »

Honda Activa-based NAVi coming back, with major UPDATES: Details

The Honda Navi is a unique looking moto-scooter in the Indian market. Two years after its official launch, Honda is preparing a new version of the Navi. Even though the Navi gained a lot of traction initially in the market, the popularity came down with time. To keep the interest alive, Honda will launch a facelifted version of the scooter ... Read More »

Love Jawa motorcycles? Anand Mahindra wants you to come to ‘Jawa Day’: Details

Every automobile enthusiast in India is pretty excited about the comeback of the Jawa brand. The Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra, Anand Mahindra is also excited about the re-launch of the brand and keeps tweeting about Jawa on Twitter. After commenting that the Jawa bikes will be launched later this year in the Indian market, Anand Mahindra has asked Jawa ... Read More »

Bajaj Pulsar, Dominar, Platina, Avenger get India’s first ‘hat-trick’ deal: Details

Bajaj Auto Ltd has announced a ‘Hat-trick offer’, which is basically a package of three sub-offers for Bajaj motorcycles purchased in the month of July 2018. The highlight of this offer is the new five-year warranty that’s being offered across all Bajaj bikes including the Bajaj Pulsar range, the Avenger range, and the Dominar. The five-year warranty on the Bajaj ... Read More »

Supreme Court Backs Ban That Virtually Outlaws Cryptocurrencies in India

HIGHLIGHTS SC refused to overturn RBI ban on dealing in cryptocurrencies India is going a step further in cracking down on peer-to-peer money Abu Dhabi, South Korea are creating rules to allow secure crypto-trading India’s top court refused to overturn a central bank ban on lenders from dealing in cryptocurrencies, a move that effectively outlaws the nascent industry in Asia’s third-largest ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency Exchange Theft Surges in First Half of 2018: CipherTrace

Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from US-based cyber-security firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. The report, which looks at the global anti-money laundering market, showed that in the first six months ... Read More »