Tag Archives: Global

Leading finance officials acknowledge global slowdown

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin leaves after attending a G20 meeting at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON — Finance officials from the world’s major powers acknowledged Friday that the global economy is in a slowdown, but they forecast that growth will pick up by the second half of this year, ... Read More »

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled its promise and the latest version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 2 as part of the Nokia Beta Labs. With this update, the Nokia 2 becomes the last ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Oxford University selects Indian professor as First Global South Fellow

Professor Rosinka Chaudhuri has become the first Global South Professor at Oxford, after the Oxford University made an announcement regarding the same.Director of Torch, Professor Elleke Boehmer said, “The Global South Fellowships have been set up at TORCH in collaboration with host departments and colleges to deepen and widen our understanding of the world beyond what used to be called ... Read More »

iPhone X to Be Key Global Smartphone Sales Driver in 2018: Gartner

HIGHLIGHTS Gartner predicts a boost in iPhone’s replacement cycle with X model Apple improves shipments of iPhone X components The iPhone X to meet its growing demand in holiday season As the anticipation for the iPhone X has reached new levels despite its premium price, Apple is actively working to fulfil the demand. But in the midst of the tough time for the iPhone ... Read More »

Bajaj Auto, Triumph announce global partnership

Bajaj Auto and British niche bike maker Triumph today announced a global partnership for design, development and distribution of mid-range motorcycles. Under the partnership, the two companies are looking for collaboration in design and development technology, quality and cost competitiveness and worldwide distribution besides brand positioning and perception, they said in a statement. “The objective of this non-equity partnership is ... Read More »

Nokia 5 Users Report Dolby Equalizer Issues, HMD Global Says Fix Incoming: Report

  Nokia 5 smartphone has been launched in multiple countries, including India, and now users are reporting of a strange equaliser issue on their units. Apparently, users are unable to open the Dolby Equalizer settings when in certain music apps like Google Play Music or Spotify. HMD Global was quick to respond on the issue, and has confirmed that it is working on ... Read More »

CanSat 2017: Indian students grab first position in global aerospace competion in Texas

Students from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) have emerged as winners at the global aerospace competition CanSat held in Texas. They left behind 39 teams from across the world to obtain the first position. Image credit: Indian Express Students from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) have emerged as winners at the global aerospace competition ... Read More »

Here’s When You Can Play the Arms Global Testpunch for the Nintendo Switch

HIGHLIGHTS The Arms Global Testpunch demo begins this weekend It is a 1.4GB download for the Nintendo Switch It is only available in one hour timeslots Much like Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire for the Nintendo Switch, Arms is having its own demo with the Arms Global Testpunch. The full game is out on June 16 and in the run up ... Read More »

Toyota Hybrid global sales cross 1 Crore mark

Japanese automaker Toyota has reached new heights with over 1 crore hybrid vehicles sold across the globe. One the leading player in the global market, the automaker has achieved the feat in less than 20 years since it launched its first hybrid car, the Coaster Hybrid EV in Japan on August 1997. As of January 31, the cumulative worldwide sales ... Read More »