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Hyundai registers a cumulative sale of 57,093 units in November

Hyundai India achieved a cumulative sale of 57,093 units in the month of November. When compared to November last year there is a minuscule drop in sales, where it sold 57,659 at the same time last year. Domestic sales figures dropped to 40,016 as compared to 43,651 units in November 2015. Whereas there is an increase of more than 3000 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series devices will get Nougat update, report confirms

Samsung will roll out the Android Nougat update to its Galaxy A (2016) series devices as well, according to a new report. This means that the 2016 iterations of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9, and Galaxy A9 Pro will all get the update. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the roll-out would begin, ... Read More »

Government to make sports a compulsory subject in schools

While the Sport Ministry send its proposal to the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, the HRD Ministry responded to Sport Ministry citing most of the schools falls under the jurisdiction of state government and it is for the later to decide the policy decision. Government to make sports a compulsory subject in schools RELATED STORIES IIM Shillong hosts Golf ... Read More »

AMD will sneak-peek its high-end Zen CPU in December, starting a new CPU war

That distant drum beat you’re hearing? That’s the sound of the coming CPU war. The latest beat came this morning, when AMD said it was holding a sneak peek of its high-performance Zen CPU in a few weeks. The preview will be streamed at 1 p.m. PST on December 13. You can sign up at AMD’s website to be clued in. ... Read More »

Hands on: AT&T’s DirecTV Now service provides a reason to cut cable TV

I cut cable TV earlier this year and switched over to online streaming services. I’ve tried Dish’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue, but will switch to AT&T’s new DirecTV Now service after it starts streaming on Nov. 30. The service was demonstrated at a media event in New York City on Monday, where I tried it out. You don’t ... Read More »

Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »

vivo X9 and X9 Plus are now official with a 20MP + 8MP selfie camera setup

After refreshing its budget segment with the V5 yesterday, vivo has now continued on to its “X” family of devices. The vivo X9 and vivo X9 Plus have been popping-up in the rumor mill quite frequently, mostly drawing attention with their 20MP+8MP dual front camera setups. Now that the Chinese launch took place, we can confirm that vivo has, indeed, ... Read More »

Google Play Newsstand gets a long overdue makeover

The latest version of the app finally gets up to speed with the latest Material Design visual guidelines. Credit: Derek Walter COMMENTS Derek Walter | @derekwalter Greenbot Nov 14, 2016 11:35 AM Google Play Newsstand is the long-neglected outlier of Google’s family of Android apps. It’s finally getting some attention that makes it looks like it belongs side by side ... Read More »

Hacker shows how easy it is to take over a city’s public Wi-Fi network

A buffer overflow in a single router model could have endangered thousands of Wi-Fi users A sign advertises free WiFi at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Oct. 25, 2015. Credit: Martyn Williams 2COMMENTS Lucian Constantin IDG News Service Nov 10, 2016 1:18 PM In a perfect example of how public wireless networks can be dangerous for privacy and security, an ... Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated. AT A GLANCE Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016) TECHHIVE RATING $39.99 MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon The new Fire TV Stick combines good-enough performance with powerful voice controls and a smart user interface. COMMENTS Jared Newman | @onejarednewman TechHive Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM ... Read More »