Monday, 21 January 2019

Apple Cuts Revenue Guidance for Q1 2019, Citing Slowdowns in China and iPhone Sales

Apple cut its revenue outlook for the latest quarter Wednesday, citing steeper-than-expected “economic deceleration” in China and emerging markets. The rare revenue warnings from Apple suggested weaker-than-anticipated sales of iPhones and other gadgetry, in part because of trade frictions between Washington and Beijing. Apple shares slid some 7.6 percent in after-hours trade…

Indian Science Congress: PM Modi to Inaugurate Science Meet on January 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar on Thursday, an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country. The theme for ISC-2019 is ‘Future India-Science and Technology’ and it will be hosted by the Lovely Professional University (PLU), Jalandhar from January…

OneWeb Satellite Internet Service Says Has Not Offered Stake to Russia

The US satellite startup OneWeb, which plans to create a worldwide Internet network using satellites, said on Friday that it had not offered the Russian government a stake in the project. Sources had earlier told Reuters that OneWeb had offered to sell a 12.5 percent stake to Russia, a move it hoped would allay Moscow’s…

Biology Is Silicon Valley’s Next Big Thing

Can an incubator of life-science startups in the heart of the San Francisco tech scene work at the “move fast and break things” pace of its Silicon Valley neighbours? IndieBio made that bet in 2015. Its office has all the trappings: industrial-chic design, a Blue Bottle Coffee down the block,…

Oppo Breeno Voice Assistant Announced, Coming to Smartphones

Oppo on Wednesday unveiled its Breeno digital voice assistant at a developer event in China. It is the first proper voice assistant from the company, which has thus far only offered a barebones feature called Smart Assistant in its smartphones. Additionally, the company introduced the Breeno voice skills platform and…

Huawei Says Expects 2018 Revenue to Rise Despite International Scrutiny

Huawei Technologies is expected to record a 21 percent jump in revenue for 2018 to $109 billion (roughly Rs. 7.7 lakh crores), its rotating chairman said, marking the Chinese tech giant’s fastest pace of business growth in two years despite heightened global scrutiny of its activities. In his new year’s address…

Flipkart Reveals Its Best Selling Mobiles and Phone Brands of 2018

2018 has been a remarkable year as far as smartphones are concerned. We saw some interesting trends this year as brands continued with their attempts to dazzle their prospective customers. But at the end of the day, it all comes down to which phones the consumers are actually buying. Considering…