Tag Archives: global

This Company Is Japan’s Top Contender for Global Internet Domination

(Bloomberg) — It was one of the most infamous companies in Japan, rocking the nation with a corporate scandal that ousted a prime minister and then nearly collapsing under a mountain of debt. Now, Recruit Holdings Co. is back, reinvented by a group of employees who quietly turned the magazine publisher and job-placement firm into an internet giant that touches the lives ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus India Launch Expected on August 21 as HMD Global Sends Invites

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has sent out media invites for an event in India New Nokia smartphone expected at August 21 event Nokia 6.1 Plus may get unveiled in India Nokia 6.1 Plus, the global variant of Nokia X6 that was launched in China in May, is expected to launch in India on August 21. Nokia licensee HMD Global has sent out media invites ... Read More »

Xiaomi Warns Downgrading From MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 Will Brick Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro; Introduces Anti-Rollback Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 testers will not be able to downgrade their ROM It is meant for “system stability” and “security of device” Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature as part of MIUI 10 update for Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro users. As a part of a new policy, the ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Global Variant Spotted on Official Website, Launch Appears Imminent

Nokia X6 was launched in China in May, and has since then been available in the country for the price starting at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs. 13,800). Ever since its launch last month, arrival of its global variant has been regularly rumoured, and the company also assessed popularity of such a version in a poll. Now, the smartphone has been spotted on the company’s global website, ... Read More »

Google Home Beats Amazon Echo to Lead Global Smart Speakers Market in Q1 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 3.2 million Google Home, Mini devices shipped in Q1 2018 2.5 million Echo devices shipped in Q1 2018 Total of 9 million smart speaker units shipped After the first quarter analysis of the wearable segment, Canalys now takes a look at the relatively new but disruptive smart speaker market globally. The total number of shipments reached 9 million in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Starts Receiving MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 receives MIUI 9 The new update brings a new MIUI 9.2 version to Redmi Note 3 It is based on dated Android 6.0 Marshmallow Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has ultimately received MIUI 9 through a new MIUI 9.2 version. The new custom ROM doesn’t upgrade the current Android version on the Redmi Note 3 as it ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Tencent Turns to WeChat, Games, and Deals for Global Strategy

China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters. Tencent has made a “breakthrough” in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia for local transactions, and plans a launch early next year, senior vice president S.Y. Lau said ... Read More »

Microsoft, Experts Push for Global NGO to Expose Hackers

As cyber-attacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job of unmasking the hackers behind them. Dubbed the “Global Cyber Attribution Consortium”, according to a recent report by the Rand Corporation think-tank, the NGO would probe major cyber-attacks and publish, when possible, the identities of ... Read More »

Instagram launches mobile web sharing to pursue global growth

Instagram wants to be the photo app for the whole world, even if you can’t or won’t download it. In pursuit of international growth where networks are slow and data is expensive, Instagram has given its mobile website a massive upgrade that adds core features of the main app, including photo sharing and a lightweight version of the Explore tab. ... Read More »