VW will oust head product strategist, report says

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen will oust its head product strategist, Klaus-Gerhard Wolpert, sources said, as the German carmaker is pushing efforts to raise profitability at its core brand dented by high fixed costs and falling sales.

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Wolpert, who oversees strategy affecting more than 100 models across the multi-brand group, will be moved to VW’s heavy trucks division, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters today on condition they not be identified because the matter is confidential.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Edge will get Android 5.0.1 directly

The latest intelligence suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will skip the Android 5.0 Lollipop update and go straight to an official build of 5.0.1 instead

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A screenshot from each showcases the newer firmware being tested on both and it’s unlikely that Samsung would also work on porting the older 5.0 update. Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy E7 has specs confirmed by a benchmark

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy E7 (SM-E700) has been leaking a lot lately. Just last week we saw a full list of specs for it getting leaked, and now they have pretty much been confirmed by a benchmark listing.

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That’s because someone in the possession of a prototype Galaxy E7 has decided to put it through the paces of GFXBench. As always, this has resulted in an info page about the device, listing some of its most important hardware innards.

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