iPhone 8 sees muted launch in Asia

September 23, 2017 08:59 am

SYDNEY/TOKYO, Sept 22: Apple Inc’s launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November.

NEW YORK, Sept 16: Apple’s new iPhone X has special features and its price tag is appropriately special: $999. But a solid new phone doesn’t have to cost that much. Going with an older phone can mean significant savings, but it won’t come with the latest camera and screen technology of the newest phones.

Facebook Inc is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

NEW YORK, Sept 6: A stylus might seem, well, out of style in the tap-and-type world of smartphones. Yet it's what sets Samsung's Note phones apart from the competition.

Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to US users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Now the visually challenged people in the country could comprehend Nepali printed materials independently using Nepali Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, which was launched here today amid a programme.

Facebook profit up 71%

August 9, 2017 16:48 pm

Facebook Inc. has said profit rose 71% in the second quarter, as the social-media giant developed new products to offset concerns about slowing growth.

REPUBLICA, July 31: A team of professors and researchers of the Department of Biotechnology at Tribhuvan University (TU) have claimed to have made a breakthrough by converting carbon dioxide (CO2) into an energy source without using solar light.

BEIJING, July 18: Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country.

WASHINGTON, July 17: After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.