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  • ZTE Axon M might be the first foldable smartphone, launch expected on October 17

    September 29, 2017 6:00 AM 27

    ZTE Axon M leaked images reveal it has dual displays that fold out to become one big screen. The smartphone is expected to launch at an event in New York on October 17. ZTE might beat Samsung to announce the world's first foldable smartphone with the launch of Axon M on October 17. According to Android Authority, ZTE's new device is codenamed Axon Multy

  • Honor’s upcoming quad-cam bezel-less smartphone for India could be the Huawei Nova 2i

    September 28, 2017 3:20 PM 26

    For the past few days, speculations have been ripe about Honor, Huawei’s sub-brand, preparing to launch a new smartphone in the Indian market. This seemed rather usual until the speculations suggested a mid-range smartphone with four cameras and a bezel-less display. This is expected to be a game changer product for the Honor brand in India. However

  • Google rolls out shopping tweaks in bid to dodge EU fines

    September 28, 2017 8:08 AM 32

    Google is rolling out changes to how it shows shopping search results across Europe in a bid to avoid further fines from a seven-year antitrust probe. Slapped with a record-breaking €2.4bil (RM11.91bil) penalty in June, Google was also ordered by the European Commission to stop its illegal conduct and offer equal treatment to rival price-comparison sites

  • Pre-order the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on 11street

    September 28, 2017 8:08 AM 32

    Can’t wait to get your hands on the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? You can now pre-order the smartphones on online marketplace 11street. The 64GB version of the iPhone 8 is priced at RM3,649 while the 256GB at RM4,149. The jumbo-sized 256GB costs RM4,399 for iPhone 8 and RM4,899 for iPhone 8 Plus. All three colour options – gold, silver and space grey – are available

  • Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCChina stops accepting deposits

    September 27, 2017 5:13 AM 35

    SHANGHAI: Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCChina said that it will stop accepting yuan and digital asset deposits on Wednesday as it prepares to wind down its mainland-based trading platform at the end of September. The company said in a statement on its website that the halt on deposits would take effect at 0400 GMT. It also repeated that it would shut down its exchange

  • Lyft rolls out 24-hour phone support for drivers

    September 27, 2017 2:29 AM 38

    SAN FRANCISCO: Among the biggest frustrations of ride-hailing drivers is finding a way to get in touch with on-demand transportation companies when they have a question or a problem. And among the biggest problems for on-demand transportation companies is frustrated drivers. To help keep its drivers content, Lyft announced Monday that it will in the coming

  • China's iQiyi eyes US listing at up to US$10bil valuation: Bloomberg

    September 26, 2017 11:05 AM 35

    BEIJING: Baidu Inc's video streaming service iQiyi, a Chinese-style Netflix, is looking for an initial public offering in the United States as early as next year, which could value it at more than US$8bil (RM33.66bil), Bloomberg reported. The video steaming service, which competes with Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Holdings Ltd's Youku Tudou, is set to start

  • Asus extends its Zenfone 4 range to accommodate new uses and budgets

    September 26, 2017 1:21 AM 34

    Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has presented an extended Zenfone 4 range designed to appeal to social networks and selfie enthusiasts, budding photographers, and power users. The smartphones are rolling out in international markets. The most affordable Zenfone 4 is available in three versions, Max, Max Plus and Max Pro designed for users who prioritise

  • Apple’s global web of R&D labs doubles as poaching operation

    September 24, 2017 6:29 AM 74

    In recent years, Apple Inc has quietly put together a global network of small research and development labs, from the French Alps to New Zealand. Nothing unusual about that for a company that spends US$11bil (RM46.17bil) a year on R&D. Look a little closer, however, and you'll notice that many of these labs are located near companies with a strong record

  • Xiaomi sold over 1 million smartphones in just two days in India

    September 23, 2017 10:13 AM 133 1

    India is undoubtedly Xiaomi’s biggest market outside of China. During India’s festive sale held this week, the Chinese smartphone maker had sold more than 1 million phones in just two days. If you do the math, that’s more than 300 smartphones sold every minute for 48 hours straight. This is not just a milestone for Xiaomi but it’s also an industry first