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Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Whether you are a fan of Huawei or not, it is hard to deny that the Chinese giant made some pretty big strides on the smartphone flagship scene last month. Of course, we are talking about the Huawei Mate 9, as well as its exquisite Porsche Design sibling. Availability for the pair is still scarce, but does already cover most ... 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 »

World warmer by 1.2 degrees, 2016 warmest year ever: WMO

IANS | Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 12.06 PM IST World warmer by 1.2 degrees, 2016 warmest year ever: WMO (Maisie Paterson/Getty Images) The World Metrological Organisation (WMO) on Monday said the global temperature is 1.2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level and will set a new high for the third year running. It also said 2016 is the hottest year ... 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 »

New Breast Cancer Cases To Rise To 3.2 Million A Year By 2030

New Breast Cancer Cases To Rise To 3.2 Million A Year By 2030 India, China have the largest number of women with breast and cervical cancer. TORONTO: By 2030, the number of women diagnosed every year with breast cancer could almost double to 3.2 million and cervical cancer cases can rise at least 25 per cent to over 700,000 globally ... Read More »

New rumor says Oppo Find 9 won’t hit the market this year

It was last October when there were reports that the Oppo Find 9 will be launched sometime in 2016. Then, back in April this year, there were rumors that the device will be made official in the month of June. It’s September now, and we’re still waiting for the phone. And looks like the wait isn’t going to end anytime ... Read More »

Class 12 Mathematics paper will be easy from next year, says CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said it will ease the difficulty level of class 12 mathematics paper from the next year, after this year’s tough question had forced many students to weep and to score less marks. (Read: CBSE Class 12 Results out: No leniency in Maths paper, high paper standard to be maintained in future) Have a ... Read More »

The best gaming headsets of the year

The next great peripherals war is being waged over your ears. After every company on the planet put out a gaming mouse and then a mechanical keyboard, now it’s time for headsets. So many headsets. We know you don’t want to scroll through every single headset review when all you want is a simple answer: “What’s the best gaming headset ... Read More »

Wall Street is looking for a big rebound from what’s been a bad year

After six turbulent months, there’s good news for Wall Street banks, and there’s bad news. The good news first: it’s likely getting better. Of course, that comes as big banks try to rebound from the bad news: It’s been the worst start to a year, on a number of metrics, since the global financial crisis. Bankers say that despite the ... Read More »

Skoda Rapid facelift might be launched in August this year

After recently introducing the new Superb, Skoda India is planning to launch the updated Rapid in India by August this year. The revised Rapid will get the long overdue exterior and the interior modifications that make it look sleeker. The updated Rapid will flaunt Skoda’s redesigned front moustache grille and follow the design language as seen on the new Octavia ... Read More »