India right behind China in buying mobiles: This Chinese brand sells the most in country

Out of the five best selling phone brands in India, four are Chinese viz Xiaomi, Vivo, Realme, and Oppo. India recently became the second-largest smartphone market in the world after dethroning the US from the same position. In 2019, smartphone shipments in India jumped 7% on-year and the total shipments reached 158 million, according to … Read more India right behind China in buying mobiles: This Chinese brand sells the most in country

The Stories Behind the Sound: DJs at Harvard

Behind closed doors on weekend nights, rooms and houses across Harvard’s campus become dance floors and impromptu bars. Above the bobbing heads and laser beams at larger events is often the mind behind the music: the disc jockey. Some have years of musical background, while others are just playing with the equipment for the first … Read more The Stories Behind the Sound: DJs at Harvard

Amazon Aims to Put Fire Phone Nightmare Behind With ‘Ice’ Smartphones

Amazon plans to have another go at selling its own branded smartphones. The ecommerce giant, which killed off its Fire Phone in 2015, is working on a new lineup of smartphones branded as “Ice”, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Unlike the Fire Phone — for which Amazon focused largely on the US … Read more Amazon Aims to Put Fire Phone Nightmare Behind With ‘Ice’ Smartphones

Trump assures CIA officials ‘I am so behind you’

President Donald Trump moved to mend his tumultuous relationship with America’s spy agencies Saturday, traveling to CIA headquarters on his first full day in office and assuring officials, “I am so behind you.” But the president quickly shifted from praise for the CIA to criticism of media coverage of Inauguration Day, in an unscripted address … Read more Trump assures CIA officials ‘I am so behind you’

The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s extreme thinness may be behind battery explosions

It’s been a while since Samsung has been in the news for its exploding Galaxy Note7 batteries—and we sincerely hope any of our readers who bought has returned it to the company for a refund—but a team of enterprising engineers and developers who solve problems for a living may have discovered the root cause of … Read more The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s extreme thinness may be behind battery explosions

An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Since Friday morning, the assault has been disrupting access to popular websites by flooding a DNS service provider called Dyn with an overwhelming amount … Read more An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack

Samsung to reveal reason behind replacement Galaxy Note7 fire incidents in coming weeks

Samsung may have canceled the Galaxy Note7, but the exact reason behind latest fire incidents involving the phablet isn’t yet known. The South Korean company has now issued a statement saying that it is currently investigating the reason behind the fire incidents involving replacement Galaxy Note7 units, and will share more information in weeks to … Read more Samsung to reveal reason behind replacement Galaxy Note7 fire incidents in coming weeks

This Saudi Teen is probably behind the hacks of dozens of tech CEOs and celebrities

Over the past six months, the hacking group OurMine has attacked the social media accounts of some of the biggest names in tech, includingGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Lacking a clear raison d’être — OurMine has variously claimed to be raising awareness of security problems and to … Read more This Saudi Teen is probably behind the hacks of dozens of tech CEOs and celebrities

Here’s what’s behind gold’s crazy post-jobs volatility

Gold had a hard time making up its mind about Friday’s jobs report. In the 20 minutes before the number came out, gold futures first rose about $10, before promptly giving up those gains. At the second before the number was released at 8:30 a.m. EDT, gold was sitting at $1,356.5 per troy ounce. On … Read more Here’s what’s behind gold’s crazy post-jobs volatility

Nest throws its support behind Amazon Echo and reportedly won’t try to compete

Mar 3, 2016 10:16 AM Nest and Amazon seem to be putting their differences aside and to enable their connected-home products to work with one another. In a blog posting today, Nest founder Matt Rogers announced that in few weeks, Nest thermostat users will be able to set the temperature through Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, … Read more Nest throws its support behind Amazon Echo and reportedly won’t try to compete