Nokia Phone Licensee HMD Raises $100 Million to Drive Growth Push

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the right to use the Nokia brand on phones, has raised $100 million (roughly Rs. 681 crores) of funding intended to boost growth, it said on Monday. Having sold about 70 million Nokia phones and generated sales of EUR 1.8 billion ($2.1 billion) in its first year, 2017, HMD said it […]

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 […]

Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Amazon is selling a 2TB WD portable hard drive for $60

Earlier today, Walmart dropped WD’s 2TB Elements external hard drive to $60—and then Amazon price-matched. That’s particularly good news, because while Walmart’s since raised its price again, Amazon’s still offering this deal. It’s not clear how long this sale will last, so you’d best hop on this discount right away if you’re interested. This WD model is your basic portable hard […]

Moto Z2 Play and Moto C Plus in India, Google Drive Backups, Xiaomi Reward Mi, and More: Your 360 Daily

The Moto Z2 Play is now available in India via online retailer Flipkart and offline stores. The smartphone was launched in India last week. Lenovo, which is the company that owns the Moto brand, has been hyping the smartphone’s support for Moto Mods accessories. The Moto Z2 Play touts these accessories as a key feature of […]

Amazon Drive Kills Unlimited Cloud Storage Plan, Now Offers 1TB Space for $60 Per Year

One of the most lucrative things Amazon Drive offered was an unlimited cloud storage plan for as low as $60 (roughly Rs. 3,800) per year. However, the company has now revised its plans to cancel unlimited storage abilities, and instead offer just 1TB for the same amount. The maximum cap of storage capacity is up […]