Essential Phone Sold Just 5,000 Units Through Sprint Since Launch: Report

It seems like Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone, despite all its bezel-less glory, is struggling to sell in the market. A new report has claimed that the new smartphone company has managed to sell just 5,000 units of the handset through Sprint since its launch, which happens to be the exclusive mobile carrier for the phone as […]

Micromax Says It Has Sold 2 Million Bharat 2 Smartphones Since Launch

Home-grown handsets maker Micromax has sold two million Bharat 2 smartphones by August-end, five months since launch. The company is working on expanding its Bharat Series with three new smartphones – Bharat 2 Plus, Bharat 3, and Bharat 4 – Micromax said in a statement. These new phones will be available in offline retail stores in the next fortnight, it […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Shipped Over 20 Million Units Since Launch: Report

While Samsung is steadily inching towards the launch of the Galaxy Note 8 later this month, its other flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 – which started shipping just in April this year, has earned itself a milestone. According to recent report by market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung Galaxy S8 has shipped over 20 million units in the April-July period this year. […]

HP Says PC, Printer Businesses Grew for First Time Since 2010

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from personal systems business rose 9.6 percent to $7.66 billion HP and Lenovo remain the world’s two largest PC makers HP warns of uncertainty in PC business for next two quarters HP reported better-than-expected results in what its chief executive termed a “breakthrough” quarter as both its PC and printer businesses grew for […]

The EPA’s social-media accounts have been silent since the inauguration

The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters. (Photo by Matt McClain/ The Washington Post) Nearly a month after the presidential inauguration — and after being subject to temporary media blackout shortly thereafter — the Environmental Protection Agency has remained silent on social media, even while other federal agencies have gone on communicating as usual. In fact, the agency […]

Amazon Web Services Says Over 1,000 Databases Moved to Cloud Since January 1

Amazon.com’s cloud business, Amazon Web Services, said that more than 1,000 databases have been moved to the AWS cloud by customers since the beginning of the year. The AWS Data Migration Service, which allows migration of databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL from on-premises data centres to AWS, is now available […]

Dorsey-Led Square Posts Strong Results in First Quarterly Report Since IPO

Mobile payments company Square Inc’s revenue beat analysts’ estimates in its first quarterly results since going public in November, easing pressure on CEO Jack Dorsey who is also leading turnaround efforts at Twitter Inc. Square’s shares rose as much as 7 percent after market on Wednesday, before giving up some of the gains. The stock […]