WSJ: NXP Semiconductors is exploring its sale to Qualcomm

WSJ: NXP Semiconductors is exploring its sale to Qualcomm

On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that NXP Semiconductors NV is exploring the possibility of its sale to Qualcomm Inc.

According to the report, based on the information shared by two unidentified sources, NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm are reportedly in 'early stage' talks about a potential acquisition deal, which could likely be completed in the next 2-3 months.

Report: Apple can see who iMessage users are chatting with

Report: Apple can see who iMessage users are chatting with

In a report published on Wednesday, The Intercept has drawn attention to a glaring flaw in tech giant Apple's iMessage chatting service, revealing that Apple gets to see the phone numbers to which an iMessage user is sending a message.

According to the report, Apple apparently does not know what a message sent out by an iMessage user precisely says, because it claims that "iMessage is encrypted end-to-end." However, the company can definitely see the phone numbers to which the user is considering sending a message.

Xiaomi announces new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets

Xiaomi announces new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets

Within a few months of the launch of Mi5 handset, Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi has announced two new handsets --- the Mi5s and the Mi5s Plus. Both the handsets boast impressive specifications and come with incredible price tags.

In announcing the new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets, Xiaomi said that the first flash sale of the handsets will be held on Thursday, September 29. The Mi5s handset will feature a 5.15-inch 1080p display, whereas the Mi5s Plus will come with a 5.7-inch 1080p display.

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 uptake status reveals slowed adoption pace

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 uptake status reveals slowed adoption pace

In a disclosure made on Monday, software biggie Microsoft said that the latest version of Windows operating system - Windows 10 - is currently running on 400 million devices. The disclosure implies that the adoption pace of Windows 10 OS has slowed down.

The latest Windows 10 uptake status was revealed by Microsoft on Monday, in coincidence with the commencement of 2016 edition of its Ignite conference in Atlanta.

Google may announce Android-Chrome OS hybrid software at Oct. 4 event

Google may announce Android-Chrome OS hybrid software at Oct. 4 event

According to some recent reports and rumors, tech biggie Google may announce its Android-Chrome OS merger at the company's product launch event scheduled to be held on October 4.

Though the forthcoming event is expected to mark the unveiling of Google's two new handsets - likely to be called Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones - as well as the Google W-Fi router, among other hardware, recent reports have hinted that the spotlight at the event will probably be on software, not hardware.

Google will reportedly announce new home router product on Oct. 4

Google will reportedly announce new home router product on Oct. 4

According to an Android Police report, tech giant Google is apparently getting ready to launch a new Wi-Fi router - likely to be dubbed 'Google Wi-Fi' - next month, at an event in San Francisco.

The new Google Wi-Fi home router product being prepared by Google will reportedly be one of the products which the bigwig tech company will announce at its multi-device release event scheduled to be held on October 4, 2016.

Rumor rundown of Google’s forthcoming Pixel and Pixel XL handsets

Rumor rundown of Google’s forthcoming Pixel and Pixel XL handsets

Tech giant Google is expected to unveil its two next-generation Android-powered smartphones at an October 4 event, but rumors about the forthcoming handsets have been making rounds on the Internet for quite some time now.

According to the rumors, Google's 2016 smartphones are manufactured by Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC; and will come with 'Pixel' branding in place of the 'Nexus' branding which Google has been using thus far for its handsets.

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