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

Saudi FM: Gulf solution possible if Qatar returns to ‘right path’

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf has said a solution to the Gulf crisis would only be possible if Doha returns to the “right path”, an indication that the kingdom’s position on theblockade of Qatar has not changed. The Saudi minister’s remarks came during the three-day emergency summits the kingdom is hosting, with Qatar’s Prime Minister … Read more

BlackBerry Wins Right to Sell Secure Messaging Tools to US Government

BlackBerry said on Thursday it has won the right to sell tools for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the US federal government, garnering an endorsement from the National Security Agency for the products. The company said it received the endorsement from the NSA’s National Information Assurance Partnership, or NIAP, which reviews commercial technology products to see if … Read more

How this ‘villain’ of the housing crash could be right for you now

Mortgage rates have been heading higher since the presidential election, and they are already pricing some buyers out of the housing market. There is a way to get some of those buyers back in, if they are willing to take a little risk. The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed is at its highest … Read more