Author Archives: Loknath

President of China’s Midea takes role at Toshiba Lifestyle

TOKYO — The top executive of Midea Group has joined the management team of Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services, a white goods subsidiary that the Chinese consumer electronics maker acquired last year. By making the unusual move, Midea Chairman and President Paul Fang could be signaling that the Chinese group is uneasy about possible collateral damage from Toshiba‘s nuclear power debacle. ... Read More »

GoPro’s Sales Resume Growth, but Still Miss Expectations

GoPro Inc’s revenue increased less than expected in the holiday quarter and its sales growth forecast for the current-quarter also fell short of expectations, hurt by shrinking demand for the company’s body-mounted point-of-view cameras. GoPro also forecast a steep sequential drop in gross margins for the current quarter, sending the company’s shares tumbling nearly 14 percent in extended trading on Thursday. ... Read More »

Ditch Computers to Save Democracy, Says Ethical Hacker

In an age of superfast computers and interconnected everything, the only sure way to protect the integrity of election results is to return to paper and pen. That is the view of Sijmen Ruwhof, an ethical or “white hat” hacker, who last month revealed that the Dutch election’s commission computer software was riddled with vulnerabilities. In a shock announcement just ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Strong 5.1+ With 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,490

HIGHLIGHTS Intex Aqua Strong 5.1+ is priced at Rs. 5,490 The smartphone supports VoLTE It packs a 2000mAh battery After the Intex Aqua Lions 4G smartphone launch, the Indian smartphone company has now launched the Intex Aqua Strong 5.1+ device in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 5,490, and will be made available in Gold and Black colour option ... Read More »