Apple, Goldman Sachs to Jointly Launch Credit Card Paired With iPhone: Report

Goldman Sachs Group has teamed up with Apple Inc to issue credit cards that will be paired with iPhones and will help users manage their money, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The card, which will be linked with Apple’s Wallet app, will allow users to set spending goals, track rewards, and manage balances, WSJ said. The new cards will be rolled out to employees for testing in next few weeks and will be launched later this year. The deal will benefit both the…

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US, China Sketch Outlines of Deal to End Trade War: Report

Washington: The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. The world’s two largest economies have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods, slowing global economic growth, skewing supply chains and disrupting manufacturing. As officials hold high-level talks on Thursday and Friday in Washington, they remain far apart on demands made by U.S. President Donald Trump’s…

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Oppo F9 Pro Price in India Cut by Rs. 2,000, Now Starts at Rs. 19,990: Report

Oppo F9 Pro price in India has been dropped by Rs. 2,000, at least on a few platforms and via offline stores. The new development comes just a couple of months after Oppo reduced the original price of the F9 Pro to as low as Rs. 21,990. The F9 Pro was launched in India back in August last year. Key highlights of the phone include a v-shaped waterdrop display notch, 25-megapixel selfie camera, and VOOC fast charging support. The smartphone also has an AI Beauty Technology 2.1 as well as…

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Gets Android Pie-Based One UI Beta: Report

Samsung recently updated its Experience UI to One UI when it updated its flagship smartphones to Android Pie. The first smartphone to get the One UI along with Android Pie was the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Samsung soon updated the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, to One UI along with Android Pie. Recently we have also seen the South Korean smartphone giant updating its 2-year old flagship product, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ to Android Pie. Now after updating all of its flagship products, the company is…

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Start Receiving Android 9 Pie With One UI, Users Report

Samsung has begun the rollout of the Android 9 Pie update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, several users report. The update is currently said to be live in Germany, Belgium, and Netherlands markets. It is expected to reach other countries over the coming weeks. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are the fifth and sixth Samsung phones respectively to receive the stable Android 9 Pie update. The software update brings the company’s One user interface as well as the February security patch to the smartphones. According to…

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White House Pushed Saudi Nuclear Power Plan, Says Congressional Report

Washington: Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers within the administration. Lawmakers from both parties have expressed concerns that Saudi Arabia could develop nuclear weapons if the US technology were transferred without proper safeguards. The Democratic-led House oversight committee opened an investigation on Tuesday into the claims by several unnamed whistleblowers who said they witnessed “abnormal acts” in the White House regarding the proposal to…

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Huawei’s Attempts at Stealing Apple Trade Secrets Detailed: Report

Chinese tech giant Huawei has been involved in “a pattern of dubious tactics” to steal technology from its rivals, particularly Apple’s China-based suppliers, The Information has claimed. While the theft of trade secrets is nothing new among technology firms, the new allegations against Huawei represent “a more brazen and elaborate system of seeking out secret information”, said the report on Monday. According to the report, a Huawei engineer in charge of the smartwatch project tracked down a supplier that makes the heart rate sensor for Apple Watch that has approval…

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Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Start Receiving MIUI 10 Update in India, Users Report

MIUI 10 update is now available over-the-air on Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite phones Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite have started receiving the MIUI 10 Global Stable update, according to some user reports. The update is reportedly rolling out as an over-the-air (OTA) package in India. While the new MIUI version brings a list of interface-level changes to the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, it doesn’t upgrade the operating system to Android Oreo. This means that even after installing the latest update, your Redmi phone will continue…

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During Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Hearing, Pakistan Ad Hoc Judge Suffers Cardiac Arrest at ICJ: Report

Tassaduq Hussain Gillani, 69, suddenly suffered a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital, however, his health was said to be stable. PTI Updated:February 18, 2019, 6:05 PM IST Judges are seen at the International Court of Justice during the final hearing in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in The Hague, the Netherlands. (Image: Reuters) Islamabad: The ad hoc judge for Pakistan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) suffered a cardiac attack during the hearing of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case on Monday, according to a Pakistani media report.…

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Oppo’s 10X Lossless Hybrid Zoom Smartphone Camera Tech to Enter Mass Production in H1 2019: Report

Photo Credit: Anzhuo Oppo’s 10x zoom tech to enter mass production in the first half of 2019, a report claims Along with Huawei and Vivo, Oppo has a big show planned for MWC 2019 too, next week. The company is expected to unveil some new smartphones but more than that, we are eagerly anticipating its new hybrid zoom technology, which will allow its smartphones to achieve 5x and as much as 10x optical zoom. However, this impressive sounding technology isn’t going to simply be a demo or some sort of…

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