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Fingerprint scanner of Samsung Galaxy S5 not secure enough

South Korean giant Samsung launched its new, highly-anticipated Galaxy S5 featuring a fingerprint scanner similar to that of Apple’s iPhone 5. However, it has been reported that researchers from the German-based company Security Research Labs...
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Nokia announces first Nokia X price cut in India

It has been a little over a month since the Finnish manufacturer Nokia launched the Nokia X handset for the Indian market and the device is already getting a price reduction. At launch, the latest phone was priced at Rs. 8,599 and it will now...
An employee counts money at a fuel station in Kolkata

Petrol prices in India to be reduced this week

There are chances that petrol prices in India will be reduced by state-run oil marketing companies this week. The price reduction is expected to be less than Re. 1 per liter, as appreciation of the Indian rupee against the American dollar has...
galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 priced at Rs. 51,500 in India

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy S5 smartphone in the Indian market. The tech giant revealed that the new device will have a price tag of Rs. 51,500 and will be available as of Friday, April 11, 2014. The South Korean company revealed the...
family mart

FamilyMart to open more stores in Thailand, China, Vietnam

FamilyMart – the Japan-based company – is all set to launch 1,000 new stores overseas and the majority of them will be in Thailand, Vietnam and China. The company will be opening 200 to 300 additional outlets in China, while Vietnam...
japan

Japan to provide one-time cash handouts to families with young children

Japanese government is set to offer a special child benefit worth ¥10,000 to households all across the nation who have children aged 15 or younger. The special child benefit will be given in order to offset the consumption tax increase to 8...
disney

Shanghai Disneyland to add luxury shopping property

The Shanghai resort – which features the first Disneyland located on the Chinese mainland – will have an additional luxury shopping compound close to the theme park in the near future. The new addition will be built on the premises...
recording industry

Global music industry remains optimistic despite declining sales

Some of the top executives from the global recording music industry stated on March 18, 2014 that they remain positive about growth in the industry, despite declining sales in 2013. The figures for 2013 showed an annual drop of almost 4% in...
wumart

Chinese Wumart dealing with rising costs, tough competition

One of the biggest supermarket chains in China, Wumart Stores Inc. – regardless of a booming retail market – reported its first ever decrease in full-year net profit in over six years. The company managed to reach sales of 18.9 billion...
earthquake

6.3-Magnitude earthquake hits Japan on March 14, 2014

Once again, Japan experienced tremors with a magnitude of 6.3 on March 14, 2014. The earthquake injured 17 people, but no fatalities have been reported so far. Officials have warned residents that they should be alert as there is a possibility...