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Govt wants Apple unit in India

Apple had sought incentives to set up a unit in the country. The government won't offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the "Make in India " initiative, officials said. Read More

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Apple rumored to give pro MacBook users their 32GB RAM in 2017

Reworked 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro machines are scheduled to start production in Q3. It's also believed the notebook will pack in desktop-class RAM for added power. If the report is correct, then the highly spec'd machine will go into production in the fourth quarter of 2017. In terms of growth, Kuo predicts that Mac shipments will grow in 2017 and cites production delays as the main reason for slow growth in 2017 as demand for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is "better than ... Read More

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Galaxy S8 renders reveal gorgeous bezel-less design

Galaxy S8 renders reveal gorgeous bezel-less design

Samsung India on Friday launched Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G smartphones at Rs 8490 and 6890 respectively. A brand new report on Friday claims that Samsung has already settled on the Galaxy S8's final design and specs, so it's entirely possible that the leaks we've seen recently - including the big one we shared earlier today - are accurate. Read More

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Ford Ranger, Bronco Coming Back

Ford Ranger, Bronco Coming Back

Though the truck hasn't been built for the United States in some time, Ford Australia and Mazda have been offering versions for global markets since 2011 and 1998, respectively. Our biggest consideration is preventing cannibalism of sales from the F-150. Speculation suggests the 2020 Bronco will have a body-on-frame (BOF) build for more off-road sturdiness, as well as four-wheel drive (4WD) capabilities for better traction in hard terrain and weather. Read More

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Dolby Vision HDR Gains Ground in CES TV Launches

Dolby Vision HDR Gains Ground in CES TV Launches

The company declined to identify the vendor of its OLED displays. Of course, all three of the new Sony TVs are also OLED TVs, which uses self-illuminating (self-emissive) pixels to create an even brighter and more colorful image. There aren't conventional speakers visible anywhere. This has certainly made LG stand out at the ongoing CES 2017 event, which will also be host to Sony's new 4K OLED televisions. Read More

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Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Technology Fund

Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Technology Fund

Apple confirmed today that is getting into the venture capital game by investing in one of the world's largest tech funds. It joins Apple Inc ., which previously agreed to invest in the fund, the people said . The fund, a joint effort between SoftBank and the government of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), reportedly seeks to invest in emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. Read More

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Ronald Lauder admitted buying Netanyahu gifts in graft probe

Ronald Lauder admitted buying Netanyahu gifts in graft probe

Netanyahu has routinely denied charges, which he blamed on his opposition for stirring rumors he accepted illegal favors and gifts from business figures. The special task force to investigate Netanyahu will be led by Chief Superintendent Shlomo Meshulam of the fraud squad. Netanyahu was interrogated Monday night on suspicion of corruption in a criminal investigation authorized by the nation's attorney general. Read More

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Rahul Gandhi demands to rename BHIM App to Chota BHIM

Rahul Gandhi demands to rename BHIM App to Chota BHIM

Unlike e-wallet apps, the new app will be directly linked to user bank accounts and, therefore, will not require a credit or debit card to make electronic payments. The app has been developed in accordance with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). The iOS version is expected to be launched soon. Once obtained, users will have to verify their mobile number through an OTP. Read More

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Apple may manufacture iPhones at Bengaluru facility in 2017

While Apple declined to comment on the news, the report quoted industry sources as saying that production at the plant will start as early as April 2017. After all , the iPhone 7 was the first time that Apple broke with its "tick-tock" release schedule. Broadcom fell below a buy point while Cirrus fell further from a proper entry after sinking on Thursday. Read More

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Samsung is bringing an Amazon Echo compatible robot vacuum to CES

Samsung has developed a robot vacuum to surprise customers. Samsung didn't mention the price or availability, but it will show off the Powerbot VR7000 at CES 2017, which starts on Tuesday, January 3rd (yep, that's in just six days). And like so many of Samsung's home appliances, the POWERbot VR7000 is IoT-ready, and fully controllable remotely by app. Samsung has announced plans to show the device off next week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Read More

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Thousands turn up for Mexican teen's party after invite goes viral

Pena was taken away in a neck brace but died on the way to hospital. Rubi's quinceañera invitation for "everyone" went viral and more than 1.3 million people said they would attend the event on Facebook . The teenager's family didn't think their open invitation would be taken up by so many. Later in the evening, Rubi, dressed in a fuchsia floral gown and a tiara, danced and shook hands with some of the guests. Read More

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Manhunt goes on for alias-using Berlin attack suspect

Daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung and broadcasters NDR and WDR reported Thursday that Amri's fingerprints were found on the driver's door of the Polish-registered truck. In concrete terms, this classification allows asylum seekers to be rejected more quickly and to assign unsuccessful applicants to an address from where they can be swiftly taken to airports to leave the country. Read More

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