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14/11/2018 3:37:36 AM

Amazon Prime Video adds Hindi language support

Aiming to bring next 100 million users to its Prime Membership from India, Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday announced it has added a Hindi language user interface (UI) to its search, navigation and cu...read more

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14/11/2018 3:20:34 AM

Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary appointed Apple India head

In a fillip to Apple CEO Tim Cook's big future plans for the Indian market, Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation hea...read more

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13/11/2018 5:48:46 AM

Surface Go with LTE Advanced preorders open in select markets

 Microsoft has announced the availability of the LTE version (Long Term Evolution) of its 10-inch "Surface Go" tablet for preporders in select markets.

"Surface Go wit...read more

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13/11/2018 5:47:03 AM

Tinder adds 23 new gender identity options for Indian users

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday announced it has added 23 new gender options for users in India to allow them to add information about the orientation they believe represents them most authentically.<...read more

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13/11/2018 5:45:10 AM

Snapchat`s Vice President of content steps down

Photo-messaging app Snapchat's Vice President of content Nick Bell has stepped down from his position without any specific reasoning, after five years of serving the company.

"I ...read more

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13/11/2018 5:23:30 AM

Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech

In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.

Addressing the Internet G...read more

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13/11/2018 5:16:06 AM

Google probing `malicious` attack on its internet traffic

After several users complained that they were e ...read more

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13/11/2018 5:03:51 AM

WhatsApp selects 20 teams to curb fake news globally, including India

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced th ...read more

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13/11/2018 4:58:42 AM

WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

The world's most popular freeware instant m ...read more

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13/11/2018 4:42:07 AM

IT minister discusses data sovereignty with USIBC

Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday ...read more

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13/11/2018 4:39:11 AM

US tech giants promise tougher action to fight fake news in India

Three US tech giants - Google, Facebook and Twi ...read more

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13/11/2018 4:35:13 AM

HCL, NetBrain to help firms accelerate network automation

HCL Technologies and US-based network automatio ...read more



Gadgets

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Lava unveils new feature phone

15/11/2018 4:51:46 AM

Domestic manufacturer LAVA International on Wednesday launched a new feature phone "Prime Z" at Rs 1,900.

The device comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display and 3D front glass. It features 1200mAh battery and offers up to 32 GB expandable storage.

"Our new offering 'Prime Z' is the most beautiful l ...read more

Galaxy J6+: Decent choice for Samsung`s mid-range loyal customers

15/11/2018 4:19:35 AM

 In an attempt to fend off competition from Chinese smartphone players in India, Samsung has been aggressively refreshing its mid-range smartphone portfolio in the country.


The South Korean company recently refreshed its "J" series and launched Galaxy "J6+" in the mid-range segment, priced at Rs 15 ...read more

4-rear camera Galaxy A9 in India for around Rs 35,000 on Nov 20

15/11/2018 4:03:24 AM

The much-anticipated Galaxy A9 with an industry first, four-camera rear system will arrive in India on November 20, the company said on Wednesday.

According to industry sources, Galaxy A9 will be aggressively priced around Rs 35,000 -- a price range where Chinese players like OnePlus and OPPO are firmly placed. 

...read more

Xiaomi claims it sold 8.5 mn devices this festive season

13/11/2018 4:25:46 AM

Chinese technology player Xiaomi on Monday announced that it sold over 8.5 million Xiaomi devices during the festive season.

The brand sold over 6 million smartphones, 400,000 Mi LED TVs and over 2.1 million other products and accessories from the Mi Ecosystem, the company said in a statement.

"This year, we have outdone ...read more

4-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 set for launch

13/11/2018 4:20:58 AM

Samsung India will introduce Galaxy A9 -- its first smartphone with quadruple primary (rear) camera system -- this month that is going to be aggressively priced to take on the leader OnePlus 6T, industry sources said on Monday.

The premium-segment smartphone is likely to come in two variants -- 6GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB -- both expandabl ...read more

Samsung to release its first foldable smartphone in March

13/11/2018 3:14:18 AM

Samsung Electronics Co plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said on Monday.

According to the sources, the South Korean tech giant plans to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed foldable Galaxy F a ...read more

Reviews

Galaxy J6+: Decent choice for Samsung`s mid-range loyal customers

 In an attempt to fend off competition from Chinese smartphone players in India, Samsung has been aggressively refreshing its mid-range smartphone portfolio in the country.


The South Korean company recently refreshed it ...read more

15/11/2018 4:19:35 AM

Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen): Control your home better with smarter Alexa

Smart home speakers are steadily gaining ground in India and Amazon's Echo range has been appreciated the most so far, followed by Google Home.

Led by Amazon Echo, with 59 per cent market share, the smart speakers category in India g ...read more

12/11/2018 5:09:17 AM

OnePlus 6T: The flagship killer gets even better

Since the launch of OnePlus 3 in 2016, Chinese premium smartphone maker OnePlus chose to follow a two-phones-a-year strategy and has been introducing a "T" iteration roughly six months after unveiling a flagship device, with additional u ...read more

12/11/2018 3:30:36 AM

Samsung Galaxy A7: Good camera steals the show

Taking a major step in further penetrating the growing smartphone market in India, Samsung has showcased renewed vigour and innovative zeal to take on the Chinese brands flooding the mid-range segment. A result of this new strategy was the launch ...read more

2/11/2018 2:37:50 AM


Devices

Xiaomi claims it sold 8.5 mn devices this festive season

Chinese technology player Xiaomi on Monday announced that it sold over 8.5 million Xiaomi devices during the festive season.

The brand sold over 6 million smartphones, 400,000 Mi LED TVs and over 2.1 million other products and accessories from the Mi Ecosystem, the company said in a statement.

"This year, we have outdone ...read more

13/11/2018 4:25:46 AM

Huawei testing Kirin 990 chip, may debut in Q1 2019

Chinese tech giant Huawei is working on its next "Kirin 990" chipset with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) which is likely to be unveiled in the first quarter of 2019, the media reported.

The processor would feature the second-generation 7nm process and is likely to debut as the first 5G-ready chip from t ...read more

12/11/2018 3:16:14 AM

Manually backup data to Google Drive on Android soon

Google is rolling out the ability to initiate manual backups to Google Drive -- that does not need the usually recommended Wi-Fi -- on Android devices including the older ones, a media report said.

Previously, for backups, a smartphone had to be connected to a Wi-Fi network and the device would have to in the charging mode. Because of ...read more

12/11/2018 3:02:21 AM

Motherboard leader ASUS wants to create 50 funky devices by 2022

The combined length of motherboards produced in a year by Taiwan-based consumer electronics and computer hardware company ASUS is equivalent to an area that would be covered by 10,000 Taipei 101 skyscrapers and 600 Himalayan ranges.

It may seem somewhat unusual for a company to describe its achievement this way, but that's how ...read more

5/11/2018 1:11:20 AM

4 new Alexa built-in devices available in India next month

Four Indian manufacturers on Monday announced to launch new products like portable headsets, smart speakers and set-top boxes with the Amazon Alexa built-in.

The hardware manufacturers are iBall, Sirena Technologies, boAt and MyBox who have integrated Alexa into their products with the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) which enables devel ...read more

22/10/2018 1:35:36 AM

Social Media

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Tinder adds 23 new gender identity options for Indian users

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday announced it has a ...read more

13/11/2018 5:47:03 AM

Snapchat`s Vice President of content steps down

Photo-messaging app Snapchat's Vice Preside ...read more

13/11/2018 5:45:10 AM

Facebook quietly rolls out short-format video app `Lasso`

 Facebook has launched a video app "L ...read more

12/11/2018 2:47:58 AM

Snapchat to run out of steam as user growth stalls: Report

With just $1.4 billion in its kitty at the end ...read more

29/10/2018 1:35:33 AM

Facebook may bring stand-alone music video app

Facebook is reportedly working on a stand-alone ...read more

27/10/2018 2:01:36 AM

Rohit Khandelwal launches personal app

Model Rohit Khandelwal has launched his persona ...read more

24/10/2018 2:57:31 AM

Science

India operationalises heavy rocket by launching communication satellite GSAT-29

 India successfully launched its latest co ...read more

15/11/2018 1:21:43 AM

ESA`s Gaia spots a `ghost` galaxy next to Milky Way

Using the European Space Agency's (ESA) Gai ...read more

15/11/2018 1:05:56 AM

Watch NASA`s InSight spacecraft land on Mars

As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down o ...read more

14/11/2018 3:13:18 AM

Google inspires kids to explore space on Children`s Day

Google on Wednesday celebrated Children's D ...read more

14/11/2018 3:09:46 AM

Countdown in progress for Indian rocket launch on Wednesday

The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch ...read more

14/11/2018 3:05:26 AM

India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite on Wednesday

Subject to weather conditions, India's heav ...read more

14/11/2018 2:57:37 AM