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Sachin Tendulkar, 'God of cricket', returns on celluloid

<b>"Sachin Tendulkar is not an icon or a hero, he is an emotion."</b><p>This line from a new film on the life and career of the legendary cricketer very much sums up his stature among his fans.<p>He made millions teary-eyed in 2013 when he announced that his "life between 22 yards for 24 years had come to an …

Cricket

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squads in full

Here are the latest squads for the ICC Champions Trophy, which starts on June 1.<p><b>Australia</b><p>Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Steve Smith (c), Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), …

China's Chery files trademark complaint against Mercedes over green car brand | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd [CHERY.UL] has filed a complaint with the country’s trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz’s use of the “EQ” name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) unit in the world’s …

Mercedes-Benz

ColorWare’s retro-styled iPhone 7 Plus is beautiful and expensive

For the last few years, ColorWare has been gracing Apple’s products with gorgeous special edition paint jobs reminiscent of vintage Macintosh products. And earlier this week, the custom painting company showed off its latest retro makeover for the iPhone 7 Plus.<p>Like the earlier custom ColorWare …

MacBook Air

Pujara century defies Cummins and Australia on third day in Ranchi

Pat Cummins struck three times on a tense third day of the third Test against India to give Australia hope of a victory that would ensure the visitors retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The four-Test series is level after two dramatic matches and the contest in Ranchi is on track to be a …

Steve Smith

Adam Voges calls time on domestic state career as Xavier Doherty retires

Australian cricket has lost 402 games worth of first-class experience after Western Australia skipper Adam Voges, Queensland wicketkeeper Chris Hartley, and former Test spinner Xavier Doherty all retired from the domestic ranks on Wednesday.<p>Voges, who became the oldest player in Test history to …

Western Australia

Toyota's modest wage hike reflects troubling trend for Japanese growth | Reuters

TOYOTA CITY (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Wednesday said it had agreed to a more modest wage rise than last year, as uncertainties about the global business environment prompt the Japanese automaker to tighten its purse strings.<p>A logo of Toyota Motor Corp is seen at the company's …

Automotive Industry

Ferdinand Piech to Lose Board Seat at Porsche SE

Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech is set to lose his board seat at Porsche SE, in which Germany’s billionaire families Porsche and Piech …

Porsche

19 rumors we've heard about Samsung's Galaxy S8, one of the biggest smartphones of 2017

Samsung's Unpacked events are when the company usually announces its new Galaxy smartphones.<p>Last month, we had 17 rumors, and we've updated this month's list with two new rumors and a few new updates to existing rumors, too.<p>Check out what we've seen and heard about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8:

Why do planes have to fly so high?

It would be reasonable to wager that the majority of air passengers have never questioned why the traditional flight altitude is 35,000 feet.<p>The number has entered aviation lexicon as the catch-all height at which most aircraft travel from A to B. But do all planes fly this high – and if so why?<p>Why …

Marchant de Lange to join Glamorgan in latest example of South African exodus

The raft of international players joining English counties from South Africa is set to continue with Glamorgan close to signing the 26-year-old fast bowler Marchant de Lange on a long-term deal, despite him not qualifying under the controversial Kolpak ruling.<p>Seven recent internationals have joined …

South Africa

Google will release a new Pixel phone this year

The Pixel represents Google's first proper foray into the smartphone market, allowing the search giant to directly compete with Apple and cement Android's reputation as a premium platform. While sales have been steady, it's been particularly hard to get a hold of one due to component shortages. …

Southern Stars defeat New Zealand to level ODI series

Australia have forced the women’s Rose Bowl one-day international series to a decider after defeating New Zealand by four wickets in Mount Maunganui. Set a respectable target of 254 by the White Ferns, the Southern Stars made relatively easy work of their chase and strolled to victory in the 48th …

Cricket

The headphone jack ain’t dead yet

<i>This article was originally posted during Mobile World Congress earlier this month. The trend it addresses, of smartphone manufacturers sticking with the traditional audio jack, is even more prominent today in the wake of</i> <i>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 launch</i><i>.</i><p>In 2016 Apple removed the headphone jack from its …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks in its full glory

Evan Blass, professional spoiler of well kept smartphone secrets, is back with another hit today, this time revealing the most-anticipated non-iPhone of 2017, Samsung’s Galaxy S8. His new image reveals a handset that agrees wholeheartedly with Samsung’s Mobile World Congress teaser of a device with …

Phones

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 render gives us a better look at its extra button

We’re only days away from the official launch of Samsung’s next flagship phone, but that doesn’t mean that leaks about the device will run dry until then.<p>Today, insider Evan Blass has shared a render of the Samsung Galaxy S8 which looks like it might be legit. Look closely, and you’ll spot some …

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 video provides brief look at working device

A leaked video of what appears to be a working Samsung Galaxy S8 has appeared online via the <i>MobileFunTV</i> YouTube channel. The video, which is only a few seconds long, shows a white device which looks very similar to what we’ve seen in previous photos and render leaks for the S8.<p>Though it doesn’t …

Electronics Industry

Samsung will start testing gigabit 5G fixed broadband in London and 11 US areas

Samsung Electronics is starting trials with Arqiva in the UK and Verizon in the USA to offer 5G fixed wireless broadband at gigabit-per-second …

Buying a Tesla could soon include lifetime insurance and maintenance

Once price to rule them all. Or, um, something like that.<p>Tesla today detailed a desire to make a car’s purchase price all-inclusive. For buyers, this means bundled insurance and maintenance as long as you own the car. It’s an outside-the-box plan, but one Tesla is already working on with its Asian …

Tesla

Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ will reportedly have a monstrous 6.2-inch display

The beauty of edge-to-edge displays<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is slated to arrive in late March, but details continue to leak in a steady stream in the lead up to the event. The latest dump of new info comes courtesy of <i>VentureBeat</i>’s Evan Blass, who posted the S8+ spec sheet on Twitter this afternoon. The …

Phones

Huawei P10 revealed again in new leaked render

We know that the Huawei P10 will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress this year, and the rumor mill refuses to let the phone rest before its big …

LG’s G6 has a wide-angle dual camera for the perfect Instagram shot

LG’s G6 smartphone will have two 13-megapixel cameras on its rear face, in addition to a camera on the front side, the company confirmed in a (Korean language) blog post today. The front camera has a 100-degree field of view, but the back two offer a 125-degree angle — with one camera working …

The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery

While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors about the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main star of the show.<p>Rumor has it that Apple is going to announce three new devices — two new versions of the iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

Trump, fond of executive orders, awaits more fancy pens

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to start running out of the custom-made Cross pens he uses to sign executive …

Donald Trump

LG explains why the G6 has a big 'FullVision' display

Even though LG has yet to fully take the wraps off of its next flagship smartphone, the latest teaser explains why you need the G6 and its "FullVision" display. Measuring 5.7-inches diagonally with a QuadHD+ resolution of 2,880 x 1,440, it has an unusual 18:9 aspect ratio that's taller than you're …

iPhone 8 to Feature 5.8-Inch OLED Display With 5.15-Inch Main Screen and Virtual Buttons Below

The upcoming 2017 iPhone will feature a 5.8-inch display with 5.15 inches of usable screen space according to new predictions shared by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo believes the iPhone 8 will use a 5.8-inch OLED display panel, but that some space will be reserved for virtual buttons.<p>As …

Mobile Technology

Airbus shakes up international marketing unit amid fraud probe: sources | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) is shaking up its international marketing organization amid a UK investigation into suspected irregularities in the use of intermediaries to help it land new orders, three people familiar with the matter said.<p>The logo of Airbus group is pictured …

Aviation

Apple may replace iPhone home button with fingerprint-scanning screen

Apple is working on fitting fingerprint scanners beneath the screen of its iPhone, removing the need for a separate home button, a newly published patent has revealed.<p>The patent, purchased by Apple as part of its acquisition of a display company called LuxVue in 2014, details a system of using LEDs …

Mobile Technology

Smith, Lanning intervened in pay talks

Feb 15, 2017<p>Australia's captains Steven Smith and Meg Lanning jointly contacted Cricket Australia to ask that the board respect the Australian …

Jamshed suspended as Pakistan corruption probe widens | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Former test opener Nasir Jamshed has become the third player to be suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as part of its ongoing investigation into corruption.<p>Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed plays South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe's delivery during their first Twenty20 cricket …

Cricket