• Samsung expects slight gain in operating profit
Samsung expects slight gain in operating profit

The net income and divisional figures will be released when the company discloses its earnings later this month. The results give clues about the short-term financial impact of its first global recall of smartphones. Samsung provides its own earnings estimates each quarter for investors. Compared with a quarter earlier, third-quarter operating ...

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  • [URGENT] Samsung Electronics estimates Q3 operating profit at US$6.98b
[URGENT] Samsung Electronics estimates Q3 operating profit at US$6.98b

Thompson Reuters analyst estimates had pegged the revenue figure slightly higher, at 51.1 trillion won. According to financial data provider FactSet, analysts expected 7.5 trillion won. Since its statement on October 5 that it would examine the phone involved in the latest fire incident, Samsung has not disclosed any details of its examination, eve...

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  • Google Unveils New Pixel Smartphones, Other Gadgets
Google Unveils New Pixel Smartphones, Other Gadgets

The previous series of Google phones, under the name Nexus, were produced by other companies with input from Google. Google's new Pixel smartphones cost nearly as much as the latest iPhone 7 - which is a sharp departure from the budget pricing at which Nexus phones used to be introduced.

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  • Macbook Pro 2016 Available By October?
Macbook Pro 2016 Available By October?

There are rumors of a new hinge design, according to Tech Rader: "Metal injection-molded hinges inspired by Microsoft's Surface Pro line purportedly began shipment back in June for the 13-inch MacBook Pro". AMD Polaris graphics chipset is also expected to be utilized by Apple for this year's upgrade. Several reports have now claimed that the 20...

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  • Amazon.in festive sales up three-fold; ships over 50 mn units
Amazon.in festive sales up three-fold; ships over 50 mn units

In 2015, Xiaomi sold half a million smartphones within a span of 30 days during the festive month of October. "In the little over three years we've been in India, we've probably created the fastest ramp up for e-commerce in this eco-system".

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  • Yahoo Scanned Millions of Email Accounts for NSA
Yahoo Scanned Millions of Email Accounts for NSA

When Yahoo's security chief Alex Stamos found out about the program, he resigned. "It's hard to even anticipate what kind of arguments the government could make for the constitutionality or legality of this program, because the 4th Amendment implication of scanning all incoming emails for a single company are staggering".

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  • Nissan sales rise 4.9 pct., bucking forecasts of down month
Nissan sales rise 4.9 pct., bucking forecasts of down month

Major automakers are expected on Monday to report their second straight decline in monthly US sales as heavy discounting has failed to bring demand up to last year's robust September sales. Honda reported a 0.3 percent decrease in sales for its Civic compact auto line, which had enjoyed double-digit increases through the first eight months of the y...

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  • Facebook rolls out Messenger
Facebook rolls out Messenger "Lite" for Android

Earlier this year, Facebook announced that Messenger has more than 1 billion active users worldwide. As of now the company launched this application for the emerging markets on Monday and they hope that it will be further expanded to the worldwide markets.

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  • Facebook's New 'Marketplace' is a Craigslist Competitor
Facebook's New 'Marketplace' is a Craigslist Competitor

It is a trend the social media company has been watching for some time and it made sense to develop a one-stop destination for people to browse, buy and sell items, Pan said. But now majority of Facebook users visit the site on their mobile screens, where Craigslist does not even have an app. All the items that you have put for sale in the Marke...

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  • Djokovic says Grand Slams, No. 1 ranking no longer priority
Djokovic says Grand Slams, No. 1 ranking no longer priority

Novak Djokovic says he has withdrawn from the China Open because of an elbow injury. However, the tournament organisers have confirmed that the 12-time Grand Slam champion will play no part as he continues to recover from his ongoing elbow injury.

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  • Nissan urges Whitehall to promise compensation for post-Brexit tax barriers
Nissan urges Whitehall to promise compensation for post-Brexit tax barriers

For instance, Nissan , owned by French car-maker Renault, has a factory in Sunderland which employs thousands of United Kingdom workers. "If you are producing batteries there then you will also produce vehicles there", he said. "The sooner we have a clear statement on Brexit the better it is for us", he said. Churning out more than 500,000 model...

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  • California Issues One-week Earthquake Advisory for San Andreas Fault
California Issues One-week Earthquake Advisory for San Andreas Fault

Under the legislation signed by Governor Grown Thursday, an Earthquake Early Warning Program business plan will be developed and submitted to the Legislature by February, 2018. "This keeps us on track to build a statewide warning system". "Swarm-like activity in this region has occurred in the past, so this week's activity, in and of itself, is not...

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  • Paris 2016: All-new Audi Q5 and A5 make anticipated debut
Paris 2016: All-new Audi Q5 and A5 make anticipated debut

Among the available helper systems that complement the Audi Pre-Sense City found on all models are Adaptive Cruise Control with traffic jam assist, Active Lane Assist, Cross Traffic Assist Rear, Collision Avoidance Assist, Turn Assist and Exit Warning.

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  • Upcoming Amazon Fire TV Stick to Include Alexa Voice Assistance
Upcoming Amazon Fire TV Stick to Include Alexa Voice Assistance

The new Fire TV Stick boasts a fast quad-core processor, 802.11ac MIMO Wi-Fi and Advanced Streaming and Prediction (ASAP) for Amazon Video. Popular providers on Amazon Fire TV include Netflix , NBC, HBO, Fox, ESPN, Disney Channel, Prime Video and CBS All Access, among others.

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  • Fiesty Ford Fiesta ST Finally Gets Five Doors
Fiesty Ford Fiesta ST Finally Gets Five Doors

With prices from £19,495 and available as an ST 2 or ST 3, the new five-door Fiesta ST is available from Ford's United Kingdom dealers from October. We're pretty familiar with the ST of course, the five-door version carrying over the official 182hp and 177lb ft output of the 1.6-litre turbocharged Ecoboost engine.

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  • Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data
Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data

By reneging on its promises, the social network and the popular messaging app violated Germany's data protection law, Tech Crunch reports. Hamburg commissioner Johannes Caspar said it is up to each user to decide whether or not accept Facebook's data policies.

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  • Google Pixel 3 could be the first Andromeda OS device
Google Pixel 3 could be the first Andromeda OS device

Both phones will reportedly sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chips, 12-megapixel rear cameras, 8-megapixel selfie cams, 4GB of RAM, and storage ranging from 32-128GB (with no memory card). This is likely due to how robust Andromeda is rumored to be. Talking about the specifications of the Pixel & Pixel XL phones called respectively as Marlin and...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 player ratings explained ahead of United Kingdom launch
Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 player ratings explained ahead of United Kingdom launch

The floor and ceiling of a player's stats are also determined by the league in which they are playing and attributes shown in game will drop if before the release of the game, the player switches to smaller league in real life. "He always finds the right spot on the pitch, it's unbelievable". This data is then handled by 300 editors, which arrang...

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  • Samsung Unveils Galaxy On8 As Expected
Samsung Unveils Galaxy On8 As Expected

Samsung Galaxy On8 sports a stylish diamond cut metal frame. The Samsung counterpart would have an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor, a 4 GB RAM with an option of 32 or 64 GB of internal storage memory. Mr. Ajay Yadav, vice president, mobiles at Flipkart said, "The On Series which first launched on Flipkart with the On5 and On7 has done ext...

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  • Strong iPhone 7 Plus demand not enough to halt decline, says KGI
Strong iPhone 7 Plus demand not enough to halt decline, says KGI

IHS has not yet run calculations on the iPhone 7 Plus. The total price of components in a 32GB iPhone 7 come to $220 (£170), while the cost of manufacturing the handset is $5 (£4), according to major financial analyst IHS Markit . The moments you are capturing will look more vibrant with the new wide-color capture feature. It wasn't mentioned ...

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