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Smartphones are giving way to smart feature phones – Fudzilla

At least in poorer countries Millions of first-time internet consumers are ignoring the smartphone dream of Steve Jobs in favour of something that does the job better and cheaper. The Ivory Coast, India and Indonesia are connecting to the web on smart feature phones that cost only about $25.  The hybrid phones, fuelled by inexpensive mobile data, provide some basic ... Read More »

Can Huawei Learn From Microsoft & Amazon's Failed Phones? – Forbes

Huawei will struggle to compete with Android and iOS. Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Huawei has said it is pressing ahead with its own operating system, regardless if the US trade ban is relaxed or not. The damage, clearly, has been done.  The threat of unilateral exclusion from services and technology that performs core tasks on Huawei’s ... Read More »

Cost cutting? Samsung is reportedly laying off 1,000 employees in India – Business Standard

Korean giant Samsung is reportedly laying off 1,000 employees in India as part of a cost rationalisation programme. The consumer electronics major has been forced to slash prices of smatphones and televisions as it competes with Chinese rivals in India. According to a report in Economic Times, Samsung has 20,000 employees in India and several under-performers and those not delivering ... Read More »

In-display fingerprint scanner for LCD displays being developed for budget smatphones – The Indian Wire

The Chinese display manufacturer BOE seems to b working on In-display fingerprint scanner for LCD. BOE has recently revealed that it has now successfully implemented optical in-display fingerprint scanner into a conventional LCD panel. This is a huge breakthrough for the low-end and mid-range market segment because the nature of LCD panels didn’t allow fingerprint scanners under the screen until ... Read More »

Argentina reports US$460-million trade surplus for February – Buenos Aires Times

Argentina’s registered a trade surplus of US$460 million in February, the INDEC national statistics bureau reported Tuesday. The surplus was the result of a 22.9 percent decrease in imports and a 3.7 percent increase in exports, compared to February of last year. INDEC also revealed that Argentina’s total external debt increased by 18 percent, or roughly US$43 billion, during the fourth ... Read More »

Testing Support on Trade War Fire, BoC Next – FXStreet

China has entered into a war of words that makes a quick resolution to the trade war less likely. This includes a report that Beijing may restrict the exports of its rare earths as a retaliation to the US. (more on this below). The Bank of Canada decision is up next. The short DOW30 Premium trade hit its final 25150 ... Read More »


Smartphone sales garner over 80pc revenue for Xiaomi India    Kolkata, Apr 25 (PTI) Smatphones continue to beXiaomi India’s major revenue churner — clocking over 80 percent of the topline — in spite of it tasting success in othersegments like smart TVs and fitness wearables, a companyofficial said.    The company, quoting the latest IDC data, claimed itsmarket share in smart TVs stand at ... Read More »

Episode of CD Projekt RED's Origins Explores Geralt and Rivia and The Witcher Series – NoobFeed

The Witcher franchise is heralded as one of the best action-adventure RPG franchises of all time. Recently, PlayStation has been uploading a series of documentary episodes exploring CD Projekt RED’s history, the studio responsible for the acclaimed Witcher games. In the second episode, we get to see how CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher series became such a hit and how ... Read More »