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September 23, 2017 8:25 AM From Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4; here’s a list of phones getting Android Oreo

This is just a list of devices that have been promised the update, with no specific timeline for the rollout. Lately, there has been a lot of confusion on which devices will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update and which devices won’t make the cut. Having launched the latest 8.0 version of Android OS earlier this year, Google recently confirmed that it has started 1

September 22, 2017 4:16 PM Africa: Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much, General. I appreciate it. And I'm greatly honored to host this lunch, to be joined by the leaders of Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and South Africa. In particular, I want to thank President Condé, who is representing the African Union. Thank you. Thank you. In this room, I see partners 1

September 21, 2017 10:30 PM Physical activity helps people worldwide

Boosting physical activity a simple, low-cost global strategy to reduce deaths globally Each step we take reduces the overall risk of premature death, a global study reaffirms. Researchers estimate about one in 12 deaths worldwide would be prevented if everyone exercised at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week. In Thursday's issue of The Lancet 1

September 21, 2017 2:31 PM Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday 2

September 21, 2017 12:34 PM Nokia 8 Variant With 6GB RAM, 128GB Spotted on US FCC Listing

HMD Global launched its Nokia 8 smartphone last month and it seems like the company is now gearing up to launch the handset in the US. HMD Global has reportedly modified the US FCC listing for the Nokia 8 models and seemingly confirmed that the handset will be launched in the US with more memory and storage than the variant launched globally. The Finnish 2

September 21, 2017 10:31 AM Nokia 8 India Launch Set for September 26, Sports Snapdragon 835 SoC

HMD Global's Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone is all set to launch in India next week. The Nokia licensee has sent invites for the New Delhi launch event on September 26. The invite reads "There are two sides to every story. Don't miss out on yours." The tagline clearly hints at the launch of the Nokia 8, with its 'Bothies' feature that allows users 2

September 21, 2017 7:29 AM Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division

TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google said it would pay $1.1 billion (816 million pounds) for the division at Taiwan’s HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm’s Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure. The all-cash deal will see Google gain 2,000 HTC employees, roughly equivalent to one fifth 1

September 19, 2017 10:18 AM World Bank cuts South Africa's 2017 growth forecast

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The World Bank on Tuesday halved its 2017 growth forecast for South Africa after the economy fell into recession earlier this year. It said in a report that 2017 growth would probably be 0.6 percent, down from an earlier estimate of 1.1 percent. Growth is seen ticking up to 1.1 percent next year and reaching 1.7 percent in 2019. But the bank warned 5

September 19, 2017 7:06 AM Egypt knocks SA from top investment spot in Africa – RMB report

Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018, released on Monday. This is the first time SA has not been in top spot since the report was initiated seven years ago. Nigeria, on the other hand, has for the first time not featured 6

September 19, 2017 7:05 AM Egypt surpasses SA as top investment spot in Africa – report

Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018, released on Monday. This is the first time SA has not been in top spot since the report was initiated seven years ago. Nigeria, on the other hand, has for the first time not featured 8