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Volvo Launches A Whole New Brand For High-Performance Electric Vehicles

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand. The company and its Chinese parent company, Geely Holdings, just announced that they’ll invest about $755 million together to create

McDonald’s Unveils With Phone Lockers

In a latest development, McDonald’s has introduced mobile phone lockers, in a bid to get customers to put their phones away, and start talking to each other again. One of its outlets in Singapore, at Marine Cove, is targeted at families, with the store encouraging both kids and parents to put their phones away. The

Tablet Shipment in India continues to Slip In Q2

The shipment of Tablet PCs recorded a decline of 11 per cent over the previous quarter in India with just 0.68 million shipments in the second quarter of 2017. According to market intelligence firm CMR India, Indian market recorded 29 per cent year-on-year decline for the second quarter of this year. However, in this falling

Now Order Food On Facebook

No need to eat that plain dry toast anymore. Everyone’s favorite social network launched its food delivery function across the U.S. It is called Order Food. Alex Himel, Facebook’s vice president of local, makes ordering food on Seamless sound like a byzantine adventure. Facebook is introducing its own way to order food that seems exactly

Swelling Of Batteries Issue Continues To Haunt iPhone 8 Plus

Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus battery swelling issues just won’t seem to go away. Following two confirmed reports of iPhone 8 Plus devices bursting open because of swelling batteries in Taiwan and Japan last week, several more incidents have emerged. Owners of new iPhone 8 Plus devices in Canada, China, Greece, and Hong Kong have also

Uber Lounge For Customer’s Luxury

Uber wants its customers to relax, and not just when they’re in cars. Enter the Uber Lounge, a new initiative in partnership with Westfield to open physical pick-up and drop-off locations that offer Uber riders and drivers seating as well as ride assistance in some locations. The development is a grand showing of Uber’s branding,

Now Coca-Cola With Coffee

The humble soda hasn’t been getting a lot of good press lately, but you know what everyone still loves? Coffee. It might just be why Coca-Cola has latched onto our favourite caffeinated beverage, combining it into the Coca-Cola Plus Coffee No Sugar. The soda is launching first in Australia as a limited edition item ahead

BMW Introduces Giant Wireless Charging Pad For The Cars

BMW’s is going to introduce a giant wireless charging pad for your car. The German auto maker explained that it’s planning on making a wireless inductive charger available in 2018. The charging pad, essentially a giant version of the Qi chargers you put your smartphones on, will first come to the BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in

Nokia 8 Smartphone To Be Unveiled In India On September 26

In a latest development, HMD Global, the company that holds the license to manufacture Nokia branded smartphones, is all set to launch its next smartphone in India. The company is all geared up to launch the Nokia 8 in the country. The company has started sending out media invites for the launch event scheduled for

Vu Technologies Aims Rs 400 cr Revenue This Festive Season

\California-based television firm Vu Technologies is eyeing revenues of Rs 350-400 crore during this festive season. A top company official said that it is going to be a great festive season because people look forward to buying new technology. The company is looking at least Rs 350 to Rs 400 crore of topline sales across

Netflix Prices Are Low For Users

It’s been almost two years since Netflix last increased its prices for U.S. customers, pushing the standard subscription to $9.99. The move was unpopular but didn’t do much to dent the company’s impressive growth. Since then, Netflix has shown its true ambition to become the first truly global entertainment mega power. It launched aggressively into