Month: November 2018

Realme Top Emerging Brand in India in the Festive Season: CMR

China-based Realme’s smartphone shipments grew by over 600 percent in the September-October period in comparison to the July-August period, making it the top emerging brand in India, a new report said on Thursday. During the same period, Xiaomi’s and Samsung’sshipments grew by 10-12 percent each while Huawei-Honor grew by around 5 percent, said CyberMedia Research’s (CMR) mobile handset report. […]

Airbnb to Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements

Home-renting company Airbnb said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a “wretched capitulation” to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace. The decision, affecting some 200 listings, would take effect in the coming days, Airbnb said. Israel captured the West Bank in a […]

Yandex Unveils Alisa-Powered Smart Speaker, Dashes Hopes for Smartphone

Russian internet giant Yandex disappointed tech enthusiasts on Monday by failing to unveil what many hoped would be a highly anticipated Russian-made smartphone. Speculation has been mounting for years that Yandex – which dominates internet services in Russia – will put forward its own mobile device to rival giants like Apple, Samsung, and Huawei. Excitement reached fever pitch when Yandex announced […]