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Uber Decides To Introduce Tipping After Resentment Among Drivers

For several years now, Uber drivers have complained that the app doesn’t prompt riders to tip them. It’s the first complaint drivers often voice, and Uber only began to allow drivers to accept tips after being sued in California and Massachusetts . But that’s changing. Uber announced that it is rolling out a tipping option

Toshiba Likely To Pick Govt-Led Japan-US-Korea Group To Buy Chips Unit

Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, US and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate’s semiconductor business, if sources are to be believed. The consortium, whose bid clears Toshiba’s 2 trillion yen($18 billion) minimum, has been seen as one of the strongest suitors for the unit, the world’s No.

Walmart Confirms of Buying Bonobos

Walmart has eventually confirmed it’s buying Bonobos for $310 million. The retail mega-giant will buy the men’s e-commerce site to join its growing roster of online brands. Walmart has been on an acquisition spree this year, led by Jet.com founder and now Walmart U.S. e-commerce CEO Marc Lore. Walmart bought Jet.com almost a year ago

Tesla’s Model X Declared To Be The Safest SUV Of All Time

Tesla has added another cap to its feathers The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently gave the Model X perfect safety scores across the board after putting the SUV through its vaunted five-star crash testing program. The scores are the highest ever for an SUV, according to Tesla. The ratings confirm Tesla’s safety claims

Essential smartphone To Be Launched By Android Founder Andy Rubin On May 30

The most-waited iPhone-rival that Android co-founder Andy Rubin had teased more than a month back may finally be releasing at the end of this month. Rubin tweeted that he is finally ready to showcase what he has been up to all this while and urged followers to follow the new Twitter handle of @Essential. Earlier

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Enters India With Mi Router 3C Tagged Along For The Ride

In a latest development, Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi 4 in India.The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, an Adreno 505 GPU and is paired with either 2, 3 or 4 GB of RAM. Customers can also select between the 16 and 32GB storage variants. The Redmi 4 also supports microSD’s up

Uber’s Rolls Out New Feature

In a latest development, Uber’s is now giving new ways to get to the favorite places even faster and finally saving customers from having to memorize an address ever again. The ride hailing app just introduced some new personalization options that will allow users to fine-tune the Uber app experience, giving them the option to

Snapchat Sells Over $8 Million Worth Of Spectacles

Snapchat has just revealed some telling numbers about Spectacles. The sales accounted for the vast majority of the approximately $8 million in other revenue during the first quarter of 2017. That works out to roughly 60,000 units, about twice as many as it sold in the previous quarter. Other revenue, also primarily driven by Spectacles,

Nissan’s Comes With Safe Driving Option

Texting while driving is bad. But sometimes, after you hear that familiar buzz, the temptation is just too strong. And there you suddenly are, replying to a totally irrelevant text message while putting your life, and lives of others, in jeopardy. Nissan has an interesting solution to this problem. Called the Nissan Signal Shield, it’s

Quikr Acquires Zimmber For $10 Million

Quikr has acquired on-demand services player Zimmber, to further scale its hyperlocal household services business The company did not disclose the financial terms of the deal but the acquisition has been made at over $10 million in a largely stock-based deal with a 10% cash component. Zimmber is Quikr’s fourth acquisition for its services category

Facebook To Unveil New Feature That Will You Show You Stranger’s Post

In a latest development, Facebook is taking a page out of Twitter’s playbook by rolling out a new feature that’ll show you posts from strangers. The new feature is called latest conversations. After searching a news topic, Facebook will now display public user generated posts from users outside your own personal network, along with a