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Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 August 9 Launch Date Reiterated; Gear S4 Said to Accompany New Phablet

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch reiterated It is rumoured for August 9 Samsung Gear S4 is expected to come alongside the new Galaxy Note model Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is anticipated to debut on August 9 at an “Unpacked” event in New York. Ahead of any formal announcement, a report from South Korea has reiterated the launch date that was rumoured previously. ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Family Finance: Why Dave has to stagger some goals for now

Bharuch-based Daves will have to wait for a rise in income to be able to invest for all the crucial goals Hardik Dave stays in Bharuch, Gujarat, with his homemaker wife and three-year-old child. He brings in a monthly salary of Rs 86,500 and stays in rented accommodation. After considering household expenses of Rs 38,700, child’s education expense of Rs ... Read More »

Nokia 5.1 Plus Renders Surfaced, Nokia X6 Global Variant Said to Receive Taiwan’s NCC Certification

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 5.1 Plus renders surfaced The renders show a notch design and a dual rear camera setup Nokia X6 global variant has also received a certification in Taiwan While HMD Global is seemingly busy in making the newly launched Nokia 2 (2018), Nokia 3 (2018), and Nokia 5 (2018) available across the worldwide markets, renders highlighting the Nokia 5.1 Plus have surfaced online. The renders ... Read More »

Vivo Nex S, Nex A With Pop-Up Selfie Camera, Up to 256GB Inbuilt Storage Launched: Price, Specifications

Vivo Nex S (left) and Nex A (right) HIGHLIGHTS The Vivo Nex S is the top-end offering The Nex A has the Snapdragon 710 SoC Both feature pop-up selfie cameras The Vivo Nex S and Vivo Nex A were launched in China as the company’s latest flagship smartphones on Tuesday. The Vivo Nex S is the premium model, and features a Snapdragon 845 SoC, ... Read More »

Apple Said to Warn Suppliers of Lower Parts Orders for New iPhone Models

Apple has asked its supply chain to manufacture about 20 percent fewer components for iPhones in the latter half of 2018, the Nikkei Asian Review on Friday cited industry sources as saying, sending the iPhone maker’s stock down 2 percent. Apple expects total shipments of iPhones to be launched this year to be 80 million, less than the 100 million shipments ... Read More »

Experts Develop New Tool To Predict Eye, Hair And Skin Color

Researchers have developed a novel web tool that can accurately predict eye, hair and skin colour from even a small DNA sample, an advance that can be used when standard forensic profiling is not helpful. The “HIrisPlex-S DNA test” system is capable of generating all three pigment traits from human biological material together using a freely available web tool. The ... Read More »

Vivo Nex Bezel-Less Display Smartphone Tipped to Launch in 3 Variants

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo Nex is set to launch in June 12 The Nex A variant may be meant only for the Chinese market Nex and Nex S variants to launch globally The Vivo Nex will be launched at an event in Shanghai on June 12, and running up to the launch, leaks have been aplenty. The smartphone is expected to sport a true bezel-less display with ... Read More »