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Trump tax bill drives world markets to record highs – business live

The New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images City unhappy about Barnier’s Brexit views Britain’s financial sector has reacted badly to the news that Brussels won’t accept a special deal for the City of London after Brexit. Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, told the Guardian that the UK couldn’t have a bespoke deal that gave preferential treatment to certain Read More


Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long lines were forming at Apple Read More


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How New Packaging Helps Product Relaunch Campaigns

Removing a product from the market for any reason is a prime opportunity to go back to drawing board and create package designs that will maximize the sales potential for your brand. This process can help a product relaunch meet with tremendous success. Placing an Improved Product Back On the Market There is nothing unusual about pulling a product, making Read More


New Supercapacitor Tech May Help Charge Your Smartphone in Seconds: Study

HIGHLIGHTS It can majorly improve energy-storage devices called supercapacitors The design doubles the amount of electrical energy the device can hold Supercapacitors are a promising, green alternative to regular batteries You may soon be able to charge your smartphone within seconds, thanks to a novel technology developed by researchers that can significantly improve energy-storage devices known as supercapacitors. The design Read More


Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS The new Android version comes as over-the-air (OTA) update It includes a build number 41.3.A.0.401 There is Xperia Actions in addition to core Android Oreo features A month after delivering the latest experience on the Xperia XZ Premium, Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ and Xperia XZs. Both the handsets were debuted at IFA 2016 with Android 7.1 Read More


Imagination Technologies Investors Approve Sale to China-Backed Fund

Imagination Technologies shareholders approved a GBP 550 million (roughly $730 million or Rs. 4.715 crores) cash takeover by China-backed Canyon Bridge on Tuesday, a day after the buyout firm’s founder was charged by US authorities with insider trading.   Canyon Bridge’s offer to buy the British chip designer was announced on September 22, a week after its bid to buy Lattice Semiconductor was blocked by Read More


Xiaomi Launches ‘Made in India’ Mi Power Bank 2i Range, Unveils Third Manufacturing Facility

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Power Bank 2i range comes in 10000mAh and 20000mAh capacities Prices of Mi Power Bank 2i start at Rs. 799 Xiaomi’s third Indian facility has over 500 workers Days after teasing a new “i” product, Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi Power Bank 2i lineup as its very first ‘Made in India’ power banks in the country. The Chinese company has Read More


OnePlus 5T Appears in Leaked Unboxing Video and Benchmark, CEO Hints at Higher Price Tag

HIGHLIGHTS The unboxing video shows the retail unit of OnePlus 5 A Geekbench listing suggests Android 7.1.1 Nougat on OnePlus 5T CEO Pete Lau points to a price higher than OnePlus 5 While its official launch on Thursday is just days away, the OnePlus 5T has now been spotted live in a leaked unboxing video that purportedly shows you every aspect of Read More


Landmark Group appoints Vasanth Kumar as MD of Lifestyle International

New Delhi: Dubai-based retail and hospitality conglomerate, Landmark Group, which is also the parent company of brands like Lifestyle, Max Fashion, Home Centre, Spar Hypermarkets and EasyBuy, has appointed Vasanth Kumar, executive director of Max Fashion India as the managing director of Lifestyle International with the responsibility for the strategic direction and execution of Lifestyle and Home Centre businesses, starting April 1, 2018. Kabir Read More


Google Must Improve Sales, Distribution for New Pixel Devices: Forrester

As Google prepares to launch flagship devices Pixel 2and Pixel 2 XL, the new devices can only compete with the other premium Android handsets if Google invests further in improving sales and marketing, an expert said on Tuesday. “Google’s positioning in the smartphone space is still unclear and there is a good reason for that: it can’t compete too directly with handset brands using Read More