• Samsung in talks with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries: Nikkei
Samsung in talks with LG Chem for new smartphone batteries: Nikkei

Note 7 owners are to claim in the filing that they had visited retail stores four times to purchase the device at the very first, check batteries , exchange the faulty device with a replacement one and swap it with other smartphone. On that incident Samsung was given an egg on its face when a message supposed to be sent to a fellow Samsung emp...

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  • Google Pixel reviews mixed ahead of release
Google Pixel reviews mixed ahead of release

Google will get extra information by having its own phone. People are noticing the ads, and curiosity is beginning to grow. In the short time I've sent with it, I find myself talking to my phone much more than with any previous Android phone, and definitely more than I've given thought to with Siri on an iPhone.

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  • Amazon Prime's unlimited photo storage can now be shared with non-members
Amazon Prime's unlimited photo storage can now be shared with non-members

Have you ever wanted to upload photos or videos of a special event like a wedding, but did not have enough storage or their ability to share with all of your family and friends? Amazon continues to beef up perks of its $99 per year Prime program, this time with unlimited photo storage for members' friends and family.

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  • Netflix adds more subscribers than expected
Netflix adds more subscribers than expected

Streaming giant Netflix now has 86.74 million subscribers after adding 3.2 million overseas and 370,000 in the USA during the third quarter. Netflix had expected this segment to add 2 million subscribers for the quarter. The additions included 370,000 new subscribers in the USA, and 3.2 million in global markets. The company said it plans to ...

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  • Note 7 Southwest Airlines Incident: Smoke From Replacement Device Prompts FAA Investigation
Note 7 Southwest Airlines Incident: Smoke From Replacement Device Prompts FAA Investigation

Green said he had just tucked the phone into his pocket as flight attendants were doing a safety briefing when he saw smoke. As earlier, Samsung stopped selling its Galaxy Note 7, because it catches fire due to its battery issue. According to The Verge , Southwest Airlines flight 994 from Louisville to Baltimore was evacuated on Wednesday duri...

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  • Ravens vs. Giants: Score, Stats & Highlights
Ravens vs. Giants: Score, Stats & Highlights

Mornhinweg is expected to open up the offense for more big plays downfield for the likes of Smith Sr. and Mike Wallace, who has been limited in practice this week due to a rib injury. Manning (32-for-46, 403 yards) threw three TD passes overall (one to Roger Lewis) and was intercepted twice, one of which led to a field goal. The Ravens managed to...

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  • Workington MP lands Labour front bench job
Workington MP lands Labour front bench job

More than 60 Labour MPs quit Corbyn's top team in July partly in protest over his performance during the European Union referendum. Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn is expected to announce further appointments to his frontbench team later today. Asked about reports that Mr Corbyn described Russian Federation as having "apparently" bombed targets in Syria, th...

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  • Comcast expands deployment of 1 TB data cap
Comcast expands deployment of 1 TB data cap

The usage limits are not a hard cap, so those who go over the threshold will not see their service interrupted. Per the current policy, those overage charges will not exceed $200 each month no matter how much data a residential customer uses.

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  • Nissan sales rise 4.9 pct., bucking forecasts of down month
Nissan sales rise 4.9 pct., bucking forecasts of down month

An indicator of strength of consumer spending, the pace of USA auto sales slowed during the summer months of 2016 despite low oil prices. Major automakers are expected on Monday to report their second straight decline in monthly US sales as heavy discounting has failed to bring demand up to last year's robust September sales.

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  • Amazon introduces new Fire TV Stick with $39.99 price tag
Amazon introduces new Fire TV Stick with $39.99 price tag

Despite looking virtually identical to its predecessor, the new Fire TV Stick features a few notable internal improvements, including a quad-core processor and 802.11ac Wi-Fi support. Just ask Alexa for other questions, for example to check local movie times, create shopping lists, play music, get the news and weather, order a pizza or a ride, and ...

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  • Ford Fiesta ST Five-Door Introduced In Europe
Ford Fiesta ST Five-Door Introduced In Europe

The model's 1.6-litre EcoBoost petrol engine delivers 182PS and 240Nm of torque, enabling 0-62mph acceleration in 6.9 seconds alongside 46.3mpg fuel efficiency and 141g/km Carbon dioxide emissions. With 240Nm of torque, it manages the 0-62mph sprint in 6.9 seconds. It seems economy is a bit worse at 46.3mpg, but you'll not notice any difference in ...

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  • Ajayi scores in overtime, Miami tops Cleveland 30-24
Ajayi scores in overtime, Miami tops Cleveland 30-24

Jamar Taylor , former Miami Dolphin , intercepted Ryan Tannehill on the second play of the game, while undrafted rookie Briean Boody-Calhoun had a pick-six touchdown in the second quarter to give the Browns a 10-7 lead. "Like I always say, each and every week that is the team that we have to prepare for - we have to prepare for the team that we ...

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  • Agency says driverless cars will need OK once Uber charges
Agency says driverless cars will need OK once Uber charges

Uber's Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh started working on a self-driving ridesharing vehicle 18 months ago - it packed on the Fusions a ton of laser scanners, cameras, and radar for navigation inside the intricate city. "We actually think of Pittsburgh as the double black diamond of driving", Mr Krikorian said. This provides passenger...

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  • New iPhone 7 Vs iPhone 6: Should You Upgrade or Not?
New iPhone 7 Vs iPhone 6: Should You Upgrade or Not?

Those are included with every new "iPhone 7" that will ship. Apple's next iPhones will also come without the analog headphone jack that's been standard on iPhones and most other electronic devices for years. I have been bearish on Apple (AAPL) for nearly a year now and I expect the stock to head back under $100 after yesterday's iPhone 7 ev...

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  • In Latest Cash Equity Transaction, SolarCity Grabs $305M
In Latest Cash Equity Transaction, SolarCity Grabs $305M

So if Chanos is calling the electric auto maker out, to put it quite bluntly, as a "shameful example of corporate governance at its worst", for its objective to deal in the works to take over SCTY , it is not a great time to be TSLA CEO Elon Musk.

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  • Hanjin seeks funds to free stranded cargo worth $14bn
Hanjin seeks funds to free stranded cargo worth $14bn

A US federal judge on Tuesday temporarily granted Hanjin's request for protection from its creditors and scheduled a hearing for Friday. He expects a ruling in Hanjing's favor. However, creditors, banks and the South Korean government are all reluctant to put up the cash. The world's seventh largest ocean shipper, Hanjin Shipping is part of...

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  • Longer tweets on Twitter are coming September 19
Longer tweets on Twitter are coming September 19

The 140-character limited was initially put in place to allow users to post via text messages when the service first launched in 2006 as text messages have a 160-character limit. In replies , the original user's @username will no longer count towards the 140-characters either. In case you're unfamiliar with this upcoming change, the 140 characte...

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  • Original cast members pay tribute to
Original cast members pay tribute to "Star Trek" on 50th anniversary

Shepard said the reactions will be available for a limited time to some Star Trek fans in the USA and Canada. What could possibly make Kirk laugh, while leaving Spock shocked, a Klingon angry and Geordi La Forge in tears? Spock's face is used for "Wow", which seems odd considering that would be the last reaction Spock would ever have.

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  • SC Refuses to Stay Delhi HC Order on LG's Power
SC Refuses to Stay Delhi HC Order on LG's Power

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a Delhi High Court verdict giving primacy to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in Delhi's administrative affairs but sought the Centre's response on a batch of petitions by the Delhi government challenging the August 4 ruling.

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  • Sony launches two new versions of PlayStation 4
Sony launches two new versions of PlayStation 4

These are great areas to focus on because they don't alter the fundamental gameplay. You'll still need a 4K HDR ready TV. Sony's New York-traded shares fell almost 1 percent on Thursday afternoon. The Pro will come packed in with a larger 1TB hard drive , double the GPU power of the base model PS4 and technology adapted from AMD's Polaris ...

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  • The iPhone 7 Plus is the first iPhone with 3GB of RAM
The iPhone 7 Plus is the first iPhone with 3GB of RAM

Roumer mills have it that the new iPhone will me made available in 2 different colours- the dark black and the piano black. We've already gone hands on with the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and you can read our thoughts about it here - but for a brief overview of Apple's new handset, keep reading.

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  • Moto Z Play with octa-core processor launched at IFA 2016
Moto Z Play with octa-core processor launched at IFA 2016

As for pricing, Verizon will as $17 per month, or $408 total, for the Moto Z Play Droid Edition. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! As well as introducing a new smartphone accessory, Hasselblad has teamed up with Swiss camera maker ALPHA and Swedish accessory brand Sandqvist.

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  • Apple sends out invite for iPhone 7 launch event
Apple sends out invite for iPhone 7 launch event

It confirms most of the rumors we have heard so far and shows that Apple will indeed add improved camera modules to its latest smartphone duo. Cook appears to have chose to write 2016 off as an annus horribilis and not really release anything in the hopes of making a bigger splash next year and get its momentum and mojo back.

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  • Twitter to pay content creators for videos
Twitter to pay content creators for videos

Twitter will also allow advertisements that precede the streaming of videos uploaded by individual users, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Twitter is rolling out a new way for content creators to monetize their videos and work across the platform. Twitter's terms for individual video creators will be the same as those for its Amplify...

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  • Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game
Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

Luckily, Fitbit's second new device, the Flex 2 comes equipped to deal with that problem. Other models, like the new Flex 2 and Fitbit Alta, come with some limitations compared to the Charge 2 . Fitbit Adventures are created to inspire end-users to move more and reach their health and fitness goals. It also offers precise exercise modes...

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  • Decoding Apple's blurry iPhone 7 invite
Decoding Apple's blurry iPhone 7 invite

Rumours have been swirling about the iPhone 7 for many months, with numerous rumours and leaked photos adding fuel to the frenzy. The suit goes on to accuse Apple of failing to use a pair of features employed in previous models that could have protected the chips from becoming damaged in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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  • Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

Invest 99 is now an area of low pressure extending from eastern Cuba northward to the central Bahamas. Invest 99L is expected to move along the southern region of the Florida Keys and through the Gulf of Mexico early next week. The hurricane center gave the system only a 10 percent chance of development but said it would reach the coast of Te...

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  • Finally, you can add 2-Step Verification to your PlayStation account
Finally, you can add 2-Step Verification to your PlayStation account

PlayStation Now's PC edition will roll out "soon" in Europe, with a North American release expected "shortly thereafter". To run PS Now, user's PC should feature Windows 7 (SP1) or higher OS versions; 3.5GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8GHz AMD A10 or faster processor; 2GB RAM or more; and a sound card.

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  • Assam: BJP leader's son abducted by ULFA, Rs 1 crore ransom demanded
Assam: BJP leader's son abducted by ULFA, Rs 1 crore ransom demanded

Kuldeep Moran, aged 27, who is the son of Tinsukia Zila Parishad's vice president Ratnaswer Moran, was kidnapped on August 1. They can be seen telling Kuldip's family, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and BJP legislator Bolin Chetia to secure his release by paying Rs 1 crore to ULFA.

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  • Samsung Electronics Gearing Up To Sell Refurbished Smartphones
Samsung Electronics Gearing Up To Sell Refurbished Smartphones

It's reported that the company wants to "keep operating margins above 10 percent" while maximizing cost efficiency. Samsung is preparing to launch a new program selling refurbished, used versions of its high-end smartphones, reports Reuters .

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  • Brock Lesnar Responds to Conor McGregor's Comments About Him
Brock Lesnar Responds to Conor McGregor's Comments About Him

The New Day can't use the numbers game to their advantage like they have to retain the titles for nearly a whole year. This match was one of the first announced for the event and it will be interesting to watch , even if it isn't for a title.

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  • Al Roker Sounds Off on Ryan Lochte in Passionate Segment: 'He Lied'
Al Roker Sounds Off on Ryan Lochte in Passionate Segment: 'He Lied'

Portions of the interview will air on Saturday's edition of NBC Nightly News , during NBC's primetime Olympics coverage and on Monday's installment of Today . "Regardless of the behavior of anyone else that night, I should have been much more responsible in how I handled myself and for that am sorry", Lochte said on Instagram.

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  • Huawai To Start Manufacturing In India Soon
Huawai To Start Manufacturing In India Soon

The P9 comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, the P9 is powered by the new Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor for leading-class mobile performance. During launch of Huawei's latest handset model in India, Peter Zhai, President for Huawei India operations said that the company has procured licenses for manufacturing and will announce...

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  • BMW 2002 Hommage Returns For Pebble Beach
BMW 2002 Hommage Returns For Pebble Beach

Moreover, its body mostly made of carbon composites, while the concept is said to be based on the M2 chassis despite the front is more squared than the M2. The " Turbomeister " livery appears to be inspired by Jagermeister's racing sponsorship in the 1970s. The large front apron is another nod to the 70s.

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  • Google Just Launched Duo, an All-New Video Calling App
Google Just Launched Duo, an All-New Video Calling App

Google's other video calling app (and instant messaging app), Google Hangouts, isn't going away. There's one caveat, though, and it's a big one: The person you're calling will also need to have the Duo app installed in order for anything to happen.

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