AirPods Are a ‘Runaway Success’, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook fielded questions during a tour of New York Stock Exchange with his nephew on Wednesday, and he provided a non-answer around the initial success of AirPods. Asked by a CNBC reporter of the early response towards the product, and how they were unavailable in most places around New York, Cook called […]

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Windows Scoop Fans in India to Get Exclusive Updates, Invitations to Events, and More

The Windows Insider Team is extending the deadline for submissions to enter the Windows Scoop Fans programme to January 5. First announced earlier this month with a December 25 deadline, Windows Scoop Fans is designed for Windows enthusiasts and runs alongside the Windows Insider programme. It brings together all Windows brand (Home, Surface, Gaming on […]

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Samsung Unveils Wireless Speaker, Sound Bar, UHD Blu-ray Player, and Robot Vacuum Ahead of CES 2017

CES 2017 doesn’t arrive until next week – it’s got the next year in its name as a clue – but that hasn’t stopped a whole bunch of companies, including Samsung, from announcing some of their products ahead of the trade show. For the South Korea-based electronics giant, that involves a new wireless speaker, a […]

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Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads in Four Days: Nintendo

Nintendo has announced that Super Mario Run has hit 40 million downloads in four days. This comes after several third-parties weighed in on the potential of the game and the company releasing a new feature in Friendly Run. According to the data collected by Apptopia, Super Mario Run saw 2,850,000 downloads in its first day […]

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More Entry-Level Smartphone Players Will Quit Indian Market in 2017: Counterpoint

With mounting revenue losses amid too many players fighting to grab a pie, exits will surpass entrants in the Indian smartphone market in 2017, analysts said on Thursday. There are nearly 250 million unique smartphone users in the country and by the end of 2016, there will be 280 million Indians with these devices. “With […]

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Bill Gates Becomes This Redditor’s Secret Santa, Gifts Her a Box Full of Goodies

In line with his annual tradition of being a secret Santa on Reddit, Bill Gates has sent out his box full of gifts for an extremely lucky Redditor named Aerrix. Needless to say, when world’s richest man becomes your Secret Santa, no Christmas stocking in the world is big enough to hold what he has […]

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Uber Launches First Electric Car Fleet in Madrid

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies launched in Madrid on Thursday its first fleet of electric cars. In Spain’s capital city, as elsewhere, Uber’s service of matching private car owners with passengers has prompted anger among the heavily-regulated taxi sector. The company hopes the introduction of cleaner cars will help improve its image in a city governed […]

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EU’s Highest Court Delievers Blow to Britain’s ‘Snooper’s Charter’

The European Union’s highest court has ruled as illegal “general and indiscriminate retention” of emails and electronic communications by governments, media reported on Wednesday. The judgement by the European Court of Justice comes as a blow to Britain’s new Investigatory Powers Act – the so-called snooper’s charter, said a report in the Independent. Britain’s Investigatory […]

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