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  • Amazon launches new affordable fashion accessories label

    July 28, 2017 12:17 AM 5

    E-commerce giant Amazon has unveiled its latest venture in the quest for retail domination — a new private-label accessories line aimed at providing an affordable alternative for shoes and handbags. The brand, dubbed simply "The Fix", is reportedly based on designer-level trends, and will change on a monthly basis as opposed to seasonally, with handbags

  • More than 1 billion people are now using WhatsApp every day

    July 27, 2017 3:53 PM 6

    And its ephemeral content feature is booming Facebook recently announced in its Q2 2017 earnings call that messaging app WhatsApp now boasts 1 billion users every day. WhatsApp Status, its cloned Snapchat Stories feature, also reached 250 million daily users. What’s more, these WhatsApp users are currently sending 55 billion messages and 4.5 billion

  • Xiaomi Mi 5X: Top specs, features, price and everything you must know

    July 26, 2017 11:15 AM 6

    The Xiaomi Mi 5X, launched in China on Wednesday, may be considered as a more affordable or mini version of the company's flagship Mi 6 phone. The Mi 5X essentially brings the Mi 6's dual rear cameras to the masses. The Mi 5X, just like the Mi 6, (also) comes with a dual camera setup on the rear -- 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel -- where one lens is wide-angle

  • Moto Z2 Force with new Moto Mods, dual cameras, shatterproof display, Snapdragon 835 launched

    July 26, 2017 3:08 AM 5

    Weeks ago Motorola sent out a press invite to announce a shatter-proof smartphone on July 25, and here comes Moto Z2 Force. Motorola announced the Moto Z2 Force in the United States, and is already up for pre orders in the country. The new Z series phone comes with new Moto Mods, just like the Moto Z2 Play. The smartphone is launched in three colour

  • LVMH’s Louis Vuitton launches e-commerce website in China

    July 24, 2017 6:31 AM 14

    PARIS: French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH, said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market. Louis Vuitton, which opened its first store in Beijing in 1992, said the website offered leather goods, small leather goods, shoes, accessories, watch and jewellery, luggage, and the newly

  • Amazon spent US$3.2mil in second quarter on Washington lobbying effort

    July 24, 2017 6:31 AM 12

    WASHINGTON: Amazon, facing potential criticism of its plan to buy Whole Foods Markets, continued its multi-million lobbying effort – shelling out US$3.2mil (RM13.7mil) in the second quarter of this year – an increase from the US$2.9mil (RM12.4mil) spent in the first three months. Amazon has long had a presence in Washington, lobbying on a broad range

  • GALLERY: 2017 Honda City Hybrid in Malaysia, RM89k

    July 24, 2017 5:09 AM 9

    Announced by Honda Malaysia (HM) last week, here’s the new 2017 Honda City Hybrid in the metal. The sedan sister to the Honda Jazz Hybrid will only reach dealerships by mid August – this is a media preview at HM’s Hari Raya open house. Malaysia is the only market outside of Japan to introduce the Jazz Hybrid, and it’s the same with this City Hybrid

  • Grab to raise US$2.5bil from Didi, SoftBank, others

    July 24, 2017 5:03 AM 6

    SINGAPORE: Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's biggest ride-hailing competitor in Southeast Asia, said it expects to raise US$2.5bil (RM10.71bil) in its latest financing round that will help bolster its leading position in the region and grow its payments platform. Chinese peer Didi Chuxing and Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, both of which are existing investors

  • ​LG unveils second phone in mid-tier Q series

    July 24, 2017 4:11 AM 7

    LG Electronics has unveiled the audio-strong Q8, its second model in the new mid-tier Q series. LG Electronics has unveiled the second model in its new mid-tier Q series in South Korea. The Q8, which will go on sale next month, comes with 32 bit quad-DAC Hi-Fi audio and a 5.2-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display. The company put in quad-DAC for the Korean

  • 2019 Ford Bronco Won’t Live Up To Expectation

    July 23, 2017 12:28 PM 7

    We do not know much about what Ford has planned for the Ford Bronco but new reports seem to suggest that the vehicle will not be coming with only two doors. When Ford first announces the vehicle, some fans were hoping that Ford would offer the Bronco with a two door option but new reports now claim that that is not going to happen. Of course, we are not surprised