Facebook to Open Nigerian Hub Next Year in African Tech Drive

Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The US social media company said the centre would host an “incubator programme” to help develop technology startups, while it will also train 50,000 Nigerians […]

iPhone 8 Plus Said to Pop Open Again With a Swollen Battery, Reports Chinese State Media

A fresh case of Apple’s new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market where the US firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing […]

Rafael Nadal reveals inspiration to return from injury to reach world No1 after China Open

“I had some injuries, but good thing is I keep having the passion for the game and the love for what I am doing and the spirit of overcome tough situations in terms of physical issues,” Nadal said. “Of course, the spirit of improvement: every day when I wake up, going on court with the […]

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone […]

HTC U11 Sapphire Blue Colour Variant India, Pre-Orders Now Open

HTC’s latest flagship U11 smartphone was launched in India last month and has since been lauded for its design, camera, and performance. One of the many highlights of the smartphone is its glossy back with a liquid metal-like feel that has so far been offered in Silver and Black colours in the country. Now, HTC is bringing […]

eBay Launches Open for Business Podcast to Serve Entrepreneurs

Looking for new podcasts or sources of business related content? You’re in luck. eBay recently launched a new podcast alongside Gimlet Creative, a media company founded by veterans of NPR and This American Life. The podcast, entitled Open for Business, features insights, tips and questions for new business owners. For example, the podcast’s first episode, […]

Ubisoft to Open Amusement Park in Montreal

Video game publisher Ubisoft said Wednesday it will open an amusement park for children in Montreal this summer based on its popular Raving Rabbids franchise. The game series in which large, crazy rabbits cause havoc and mischief was spun off of another game, Rayman, in 2009. The so-called floppy-eared Rabbids have also appeared in a […]

IBM, Google, Others to Unveil Open Data Centre Interface to Take on Intel

IBM, Google, Others to Unveil Open Data Centre Interface to Take on Intel HIGHLIGHTS OpenCAPI will provide a high bandwidth, low latency open interface design Will help speed up big data, machine learning, analytics Consortium plans to make OpenCAPI available before the end of the year Technology giants IBM Corp, Google and seven others have […]

Opening Bell | Asian markets open higher; SBI, Jet Airways in news

A file photo of the BSE building in Mumbai. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint US stocks end higher; Asia follows suit Stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the three major indices closing at record highs, amid sharp gains in oil prices and strong quarterly results from retailers. Asia markets advanced in early trade on Friday, following record […]