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EU prices of the Moto G5S and G5S Plus to be about €300 and €330 respectively

Prolific things-finder Roland Quandt has dug up information on European pricing of the upcoming Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. According to a tweet of his the smaller model will carry a price tag around €300, while the Plus will command a small premium for a total of €330. He points out that the numbers come from Eastern Europe.   Motorola Moto G5S will be ... Read More »

Senate Voted Against Health Care Repeal on Anniversary of Approving Medicare

This Thursday and Friday have scored a place in the health-care history books, thanks to the U.S. Senate’s middle-of-the-night vote rejecting a bill that would have repealed part of a landmark achievement of the Obama presidency, the Affordable Care Act. Had the repeal passed, even in its “skinny” form, it could have led to changes to Medicaid and Medicare. But the dates in ... Read More »

John McCain’s Health-Care Vote Was an Act of Defiance

I had agreeable disagreements with two friends yesterday, several hours before the Senate’s 1:30 a.m. vote on the Republicans’ scaled-down motion to repeal the Affordable Care Act. When the final vote was called, three Republican senators—Susan Collins, of Maine; Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska; and John McCain, of Arizona—drove a long knife through the cold heart of Trumpcare/McConnellcare/Ryancare. Senators Collins and Murkowski had ... Read More »

Rs 200 to be issued soon: Minister of State for Finance

HIGHLIGHTS Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar has said that Rs 200 note will be issued soon He also said that there is no news of scrapping of Rs 2000-note Few days back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had declined to comment on the 2000-note issue Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar NEW DELHI: With rumours of the ... Read More »

Hellblade reveals in-game photo mode ahead of launch

Announced for PlayStation 4 consoles at Gamescom 2014 and for PC a few months thereafter, Hellblade feels like it’s been in development for quite some time. Ninja Theory has now revealed that when its incoming action adventure game does finally land on August 8, it’ll come with an in-game photo mode. Alongside the announcement, the Enslaved and DmC developer provided some ... Read More »

Amazon Eyes Offline Sales Of Smartphones in India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon is in talks with its partners to explore offline sales of phones The company intends to help its partners raise brand awareness This could be the beginning of a major shift in strategy for Amazon India Four years after entering India and doubling down on its investment to expand its online business in the country, Amazon is exploring a new ... Read More »

Thousands of women try to make a living blogging and vlogging. Most fail.

I was working as a freelance reporter when my comedy partner Allison Raskin and I started our YouTube channel Just Between Us in the spring of 2014. The show is a twice-weekly odd-couple comedy sketch channel that operates a bit like a short sitcom. I had no knowledge of how to make money off YouTube or what kind of labor ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5X Specifications Leaked Ahead of July 26 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 5X spotted on FCC certification website The smartphone is tipped to sport a 3000mAh battery It is scheduled to launch on July 26 With the release date confirmed as Wednesday, July 26, the Xiaomi 5X leaks have picked up pace. The registrations for the first sale crossed over 200,000 in just 24 hours indicating the customer’s interest in the Xiaomi Mi ... Read More »

Indeed expansion signals rise of technology jobs in southwestern Connecticut

Southwestern Connecticut’s economy is programmed to grow its technology sector for years to come, according to industry experts. Job-search giant Indeed’s recent announcement that it would increase its Stamford contingent by some 500 people in the coming years represents a milestone for the local economy. Many see the company’s expansion as proof the area is developing into a top destination ... Read More »

Mukesh Ambani’s 4G Phone Targets Two-Thirds Of India’s Mobile Phone Buyers

India’s youngest telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has launched a 4G-enabled feature phone as it looks to tap a market that contributes two-thirds of the handset sales in the country. The JioPhone, essentially a basic phone with some capabilities of a smartphone, will be “effectively free”, said Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of its parent ... Read More »