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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

Tesla To Unveil New Line Of Body Shops

Tesla, the most valuable automaker in the U.S. said it plans to open a line of company-owned body shops for car owners in need of out-of-warranty repairs in its Q1 2017 quarterly earnings letter. The new service comes as part of an infrastructure effort to expand the density and geographic footprint of our presence in

Apple Promises To Create US Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing jobs probably aren’t coming back to the U.S., but that’s not stopping Apple from investing in U.S. job creation. CEO Tim Cook announced a new $1 billion fund that would support advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States. Cook shared the news before Apple released new information about the make-up of its workforce. Apple

Microsoft Future Phones Might Not Look Like Phones

Despite launching its last flagships, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, in November 2015, Microsoft’s not giving up on phones yet. In fact, Microsoft’s future devices may not even look like phones as we know them today. The company’s CEO Satya Nadella said the company’s still committed to mobile and will probably make more phones,

Deleted Uber Data To Stay For Another 30 Days

In a recent development, Uber users can now delete the app directly from their smartphone without having to contact customer support. Uber is still putting a fail safe in. The company will retain a user’s data for 30 days after they opt to delete their account. So, if you change your mind you can restore