Mark Zuckerberg Halts Stock Sales as Facebook Shares Tumble

January 12, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s multibillion-dollar stock sale ground to a halt in the final months of 2018. The Facebook co-founder didn’t sell a single share in the fourth quarter, when the social media company’s stock tumbled 20 percent amid a broader market rout. It’s the first quarter in more than two years he’s refrained from doing so, according to […]

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Dormant Twitter Accounts Being Hacked to Spread IS Propaganda: Report

January 12, 2019

Exploiting a decade-old flaw, hackers are taking control of dormant Twitter accounts to spread Islamic State (IS) propaganda, a media report said. Although Twitter has suspended many of these accounts, some are still active, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. Some of these accounts are tweeting messages supporting violence. To take control of the accounts that have remained inactive for years, […]

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Some Alcatel Smartphones Came Pre-Installed With Malware That Charges Real Money to Users: Report

January 12, 2019

Privacy concerns are a matter of growing importance after the Cambridge Analytica scandal that broke last year. While many commentators have been raising these concerns for a long time, only now is action being taken. However, that doesn’t prevent people from trying, as is obvious in this latest report. Alcatel reportedly has some of its […]

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Foxconn December Revenue Dips, First Time in 10 Months

January 12, 2019

Taiwan’s Foxconn, a key Apple supplier, reported a 8 percent fall in its December revenue on Thursday, dampening its performance in 2018 amid tepid demand for electronics. Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, said in a stock exchange filing that revenue fell 8.3 percent to TWD 619.3 billion ($20.12 billion) in December. It […]

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Realme U1, Realme 2, Realme C1, Realme 2 Pro, Realme 1 January Update Schedule Announced

January 12, 2019

Realme has released the January software update schedule for five for its smartphones. These phones are Realme U1₹ 11,999, Realme 2, Realme C1₹ 7,749, Realme 2 Pro₹ 13,990, and Realme 1. The company has stated that the updates will start rolling out beginning the middle of January and will continue over February. The Realme U1 will be the first […]

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Vivo ‘Waterdrop’ Phone Leaked in Photos, Said to Sport a ‘Crazy’ Design

January 12, 2019

Vivo was the pioneer of the true bezel-less display trend last year when it launched the Apex concept phone at MWC 2018. This year is apparently going to be no different, with a tipster claiming Vivo is gearing up to launch a new “crazy phone” and adding that “you have never seen a similar phone […]

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Honor Play 8A With Waterdrop-Style Display Notch Unveiled: Price, Specifications

January 12, 2019

Honor Play 8A has been launched in China – the smartphone, which was earlier expected to launch as the Honor 8A, has been unveiled in two RAM/ storage variants. The Honor Play 8A will go on sale in China later this week, and the company has revealed its price and specifications. Key highlights of the […]

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Huawei Y9 (2019) With 4 Cameras, Display Notch Launched in India: Price, Specifications

January 12, 2019

Huawei Y9 (2019) has been launched in India. The new model comes as a successor to the Huawei Y9 (2018) and sports four artificial intelligence (AI) powered camera sensors. The AI integration is touted to enable the Huawei Y9 (2019) to see more than 500 different scene types by creating 22 category labels to offer […]

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Oppo R15 Pro With 19:9 Display, AI-Backed Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched in India: Price, Specifications

January 9, 2019

Oppo R15 Pro₹ 25,990 has been launched in India. The new smartphone features a 19:9 display with an 89 percent of screen-to-body ratio. There is also a dual rear camera setup that includes a Sony IMX519 primary sensor. Oppo has also offered its artificial intelligence (AI) backed camera features and VOOC Flash Charge support. The Oppo […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Receiving December Security Patch, Face Unlock and Camera Improvements in New Update: Report

January 9, 2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro₹ 69,990 is receiving a software update over-the-air (OTA) that brings several improvements, as well as a recent Android security patch, as per user reports. Apart from camera and face unlock improvements, the update is also said to bring the December security patch alongside. Last month, an update brought along face unlock optimisations, […]

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