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BlackBerry's Android-powered Venice phone surfaces in the wild

BlackBerry's Android-based Venice smartphone isn't just a figment of someone's imagination... at least, if you believe Vietnamese resident Ba Minh Duc. He claims to have photos of the slider in action, complete with its hideaway QWERTY keyboard, 18-megapixel camera and curvy screen. This isn't …

Reliance Group to set up Rs 6,500 crore aerospace project in Nagpur

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group plans to set up a greenfield aerospace project with capital investment of over Rs 6,500 crore in 289 acres of land in …

A legal merry-go-round

A video game has recently gone viral on social media in Italy, according to Italian news reports. Called “Marò Slug”, it has two Italian naval …

Why Arun Jaitley is likely to delay OROP or implement it in a phased manner

It's the economy, stupid. Even an increase in expenditure of a few thousand crore of rupees can wreak havoc with his deficit plans.<p>On August 25, a …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

stunning victorySouth Africa vs India: Kohli Ton Helps India Thrash Proteas in Centurion and Win Series 5-1<p>PNB Fraud<p>ED Seizes Rs 5,649 Crore Assets …

In Delhi, Hardik Patel rallies other Patel groups, tells them to draw swords

Hardik Patel addresses a press conference in New Delhi. (Source: AP photo)<p>Addressing a meeting where he was heralded as “the future prime minister of …

Meet Aditi Chauhan, West Ham goalie and India’s new football hero

This 22 year old became the first Indian female footballer to play in the United Kingdom.<p>Baichung Bhutia, Sunil Chhetri, Romero Fernandes, Gurpreet …

India village council orders rape of two sisters

The rights group Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of two young women after their local village council ordered them to be raped and paraded naked after their brother eloped with a married woman.<p>The unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar …

India

Coming Sept. 9: Apple TV's one-two punch

What good is a new Apple TV box without new TV programs to stream through it?<p>That’s a question Apple watchers have been asking since contract talks …

Smart TV

Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start.<p>In an exhaustive report …

Turkey joins air strikes against Isil for the first time

Turkish warplanes join allied forces in air strikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant<p>Turkish warplanes have for the first time joined raids by the US-led coalition against Islamic State positions in Syria, the foreign ministry said Saturday, after Washington urged Ankara to play a full …

Google Play Services 8.1 update comes with Android Pay, but you can't use it yet

Rumors recently suggested that Android Pay was to launch this past Wednesday. Obviously, this turned out to be a false alarm, but at the very least we can assume Google’s new contact-less payment service is well on its way and coming soon.<p>How do we know? Well, aside from the rumors and expected …

Android News

Microsoft prevails over an 8-year-old attempt to block its phone sales

Remember the heady days of August 2007, when the iPhone had barely reached store shelves and the Nokia N95 was all the rage? The US International Trade Commission sure does. After reviewing an 8-year-long case, the ITC has ruled that Nokia's phones (now Microsoft's) don't infringe on InterDigital …

China

Apple TV Said to Have Motion Sensitive Remote Control Targeted at Casual Gamers

In a report corroborating several oft-rumored features of the next-generation Apple TV, including an A8 chip and a native SDK for creating apps, <i>TechCrunch</i> editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino has revealed that the set-top box will also have a motion sensitive remote control with multi-axis sensors, a …

DeNA wants you to stream your Android phone to the world

Japanese mobile game company DeNA has launched an app called Mirrativ that lets you livestream anything and everything that's happening on your phone. Think of the app as a mix of Periscope and Twitch -- yes, there are plenty of ways to stream your face and your games to the world, but with …

Google Play

Motorola updates Camera and Gallery apps: move albums to SD, scan QR codes and more

Are you rocking an older Motorola phone? You may have notice some significant improvements hitting your device. Said manufacturer has just pushed out updates to a couple of their main applications. Namely, the Motorola Camera and Gallery apps, which now come with a set of added features that will …

Apps

ISIS detains dozens in Iraqi town after rare street protest

Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, including tribal leaders, to streetlight poles as a punishment, security officials said.<p>The crackdown followed a rare street demonstration on Saturday …

Extremism

New Orleans Marks 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans

The founders of two Facebook-acquired startups are leaving the company

Within a day of each other, two founders of startups acquired by Facebook said they are departing the company.<p>Shortly after Facebook announced yesterday (Aug. 27) that 1 billion people had used the social network in a single day, Josh Miller, founder and CEO of Branch, made his own announcement …

Startups

Theresa May: Free EU movement 'for those with jobs'

<b>EU free movement should mean the "freedom to move to a job" - not to look for work or benefits - Home Secretary Theresa May has said.</b><p>This would be a return to the "original principle" of free movement in the EU, she wrote in the Sunday Times.<p>Mrs May also said this summer's migrant crisis had been …

United Kingdom

Why two Googlers left the company's top-secret lab to create an app that aims to change how people talk to each other

One day, while he and his wife were both at work, he got a text message containing an audio file from his 20-month-old daughter's nanny.<p>When he finally downloaded the file as an MP3 and fired up his media player, he heard June, his 20-month-old daughter, say some of her first words: "I miss you, …

Apps

Dendroid malware developer pleads guilty in court

It has been over a month since purported Dendroid malware developer Morgan Culbertson was arrested in a world-wide operation that put 70 involved members under searches and arrests. Fast-forward to today and we are learning Culbertson has pleaded guilty in court last Tuesday, making him responsible …

Google Play

Here's our best look yet at BlackBerry's upcoming Android slider

Here's a phone that could make you want to switch back to BlackBerry. Over the past few months we've been hearing that BlackBerry is at work on an Android slider featuring one of its famous keyboards, and a few early renders have even leaked out. But now, it looks like actual builds of the phone …

Mobile Technology