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First update hits Galaxy Note8, improves camera stability and wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has reached consumers in limited quantities and Samsung already has a firmware update ready – right on time before the masses get their hands on the new flagship (its big rollout is set for September 15). The new firmware – version N950FXXU1AQI1 – improves the stability of the camera app. Wireless charging should work better as well and ... Read More »

Ransomware Virus Hits Computer Servers across the Globe

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Cyber security experts said those behind the attack appeared to have exploited the same type of hacking tool used in the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected hundreds ... Read More »

Nougat update hits Sprint’s HTC One A9

Precisely a month after HTC announced the Nougat rollout for the One A9 in the US, the Android 7.0 update is now coming to the Sprint version of the handset. The build number is 2.18.651.2, for those of you that seek to find meaning in arbitrary numbers. The ‘extensive’ changelog published on HTC’s support page for the One A9 lists ... Read More »

Apple Pay’s adoption rate hits 35% mark in US; service coming to GAP next year

Apple has revealed that the adoption rate for its mobile payments service – Apple Pay – in the US has crossed the 35% mark, which translates into 4 million locations. The revelation was made by Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey. Bailey noted that the service’s adoption in the country jumped from 4% to 35% in just two years. Commenting on ... Read More »

Huawei’s phone sales in Latin America hits 10 million milestone

Huawei has revealed that their smartphone sales in Latin America has crossed the 10 million milestone. The revelation was made by the company’s Senior Vice President Yu Chengdong, who also shared a celebratory poster featuring popular football player Lionel Messi. The Chinese company has plans to expand its presence in South America, evident from the fact that the firm has ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat update hits Android One phones

Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat over-the-air update for Android One devices. A reader of ours points out that the Cherry Mobile G1 is one of the many Android One phones that has the update on queue. Android 7.0 Nougat is ready to be installed on Android One phones Similarly to what happened with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Android One devices ... Read More »

Renault Kwid hits 1.5 lakh bookings in less than a year

The Kwid hatchback from Renault was introduced as the company’s entry-level model in India way back in September last year. In less than a year, the automaker claims to have received bookings for around 1.5 lakh units of the Kwid hatchback. The orders have helped the company witness a raise in its market share by 2.3 points to 3.8 per ... Read More »

The bull marketplace hits a milestone, however…

Wall road has motive to celebrate this week as U.S. equities have reached a main bull marketplacemilestone. considering March nine, 2009, the S&P 500 has long past more than 1,790 periods without a decline of 20percentage or greater, officially making it the second one-longest bull market in records — at the back ofthe greater than three,one hundred consultation stretch from ... Read More »

US energy M&A hits 5-year low as oil patch enters ‘survival mode’: Report

Dealmaking in America’s oil patch plunged to a five-year low in the fourth quarter as corporations preserved cash in the face of falling crude prices and tight capital markets. The U.S. energy sector announced 42 deals worth $50 million or more for a total of $31.6 billion in mergers and acquisitions in the closing months of 2015, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. ... Read More »