Discovery of Oxygen on Comet 'Big Surprise'

Stunned scientists announced Wednesday the unexpected discovery of large quantities of oxygen on a comet which streaked past the Sun in August with a European spacecraft in tow. The find came as a “big surprise”, and challenges mainstream theories on the formation of our Solar System, said scientist Andre Bieler of the University of Michigan. […]

PayPal Reports Rise in Profits, Weak Transaction Volumes

Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc, spun off from eBay Inc reported quarterly revenue slightly below analysts’ expectations as a strong dollar hurt its transaction volumes in China and Europe. Shares of PayPal, which listed for the second time on the Nasdaq in July, fell 5.6 percent in extended trading on Wednesday. PayPal’s third-quarter revenue rose […]

Global Smartphone Sales Pick Up on Fierce Competition

Global smartphone sales gained in the third quarter as major vendors ramped up special deals and financing to attract buyers, a survey showed Wednesday. A survey by IDC showed global smartphone sales of 355.2 million in the July-September period, up 6.8 percent from a year ago and the second highest quarterly total on record. Samsung […]

Oppo Neo 7 With 4G Support, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched

Oppo has launched its newly unveiled Neo 7 smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 9,990. It will be available in Black and White colour variants. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop with the company’s custom ColorOS 2.1 skin on top, the Oppo Neo 7features a 5-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) TFT display. The smartphone is powered by a […]