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Uber records a massive loss of $4.46 billion in 2017; the good news is that UberEats and overall revenue is picking up

A significant chunk of the losses in 2017 come from the Uber-Waymo trial, which was abruptly cut short when both companies reached a settlement Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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One billion smartphones to have facial recognition as the standard authentication method by 2020: Report

Counterpoint’s Component Tracker estimated that more than a billion smartphones sporting fingerprint sensors will be shipped in 2018. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Google officially closes its $1.1 billion deal with HTC

Back in September, Google and HTC announced a deal which would bring most of the team dedicated to the Pixel lineup from HTC, which amounted to around 2,000 employees. In exchange, HTC would receive a cash infusion of $ 1.1 … Continue reading

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SAP acquires US sales software firm Callidus for $2.4 billion as it looks to boost cloud platform revenue

McDermott said SuccessFactors, the human resources application acquired by SAP for $ 3.4 billion in 2011, would be fully migrated to the cloud this year. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Qualcomm agrees to $2 billion deal with various Chinese OEM’s including Xiaomi, Oppo, and others

Qualcomm has been in the news over the last few months for all of the wrong reasons, as the company has seen a few struggles as of late. The latest of which was a $ 1.2 billion fine after it … Continue reading

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India needs at least $125 billion to materialise its renewable power supply dream by 2022: Report

India, which receives twice as much sunshine as European countries, wants to make solar central to its renewable expansion. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Apple announces plans for new campus, $350 billion boost to U.S. economy

Apple on Wednesday announced plans to bolster the U.S. economy over the next 5 years through job creation and other new investments. According to the press release, those plans include building a new corporate campus, creating 20,000 new jobs, and … Continue reading

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AR and VR industry spending to reach $17.8 billion in 2018; an increase of nearly 95 percent from the $9.1 billion in 2017

At the moment, for an Indian consumer, the ultimate 360 degree VR experience is either limited to those stations or headgear sold bundled with smartphones. Latest News News & Analysis on Firstpost

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Despite outage, WhatsApp users in India exchanged over 20 billion messages on New Year’s Eve

WhatsApp registered these numbers despite the fact that WhatsApp went down at midnight on New Year for two hours. Latest News News & Analysis on Firstpost

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Class action lawsuit over iPhone battery slowdown seeks a ridiculous $999 billion payout

As many as eight class action lawsuits have been leveled against Apple thus far after the company admitted to slowing down older iPhone models that have worn-out batteries, with the latest class action filing seeking an unbelievable $ 999 billion … Continue reading

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