San Francisco, Jan 30 : In a bizarre development, Facebook has been found to be secretly paying teenagers $20 each, asking them to install a “Facebook Research” app that lets the company access personal data to know how they use their smartphones. According to a TechCrunch report on Tuesday, the social media giant was running […]

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San Francisco, Jan 30 : Despite slow iPhone sales, Apple posted $84.3 billion in revenue for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019 — a decline of 5 per cent from the year-ago quarter — while revenue from its other products and services grew 19 per cent. Revenue from iPhone, at $52 billion, declined 15 […]

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New Delhi, Nov 27 : Heating up the competition in India’s premium smartphone market, Chinese giant Huawei on Tuesday launched its flagship Mate 20 Pro device in the country for Rs 69,990. This is the first time a premium Mate series device has made it to India. The device will be available online on Amazon […]

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San Francisco/New Delhi, Nov 27 : In yet another high-profile exit at WhatsApp, its Indian-origin Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora has quit, saying he needs “time off to recharge and spend time with family”. Arora has been with WhatsApp since 2011 — well before the mobile messaging service’s $19 billion acquisition by Facebook. An alumnus […]

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New Delhi, Nov 23 : Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Friday announced that it sold six lakh units of Redmi Note 6 Pro smartphone during its first Black Friday sale on e-commerce site Flipkart and its own platform Mi.com. “Mi Fans! We had 600,000+ units of ‘Quad Camera all-rounder’ for 1st sale. Went out of […]

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San Francisco, Nov 8 : After weeks of teasing, Samsung finally showcased its foldable smartphone at its fifth annual developer conference here that would be mass produced in the coming months. The foldable phone, which is a tablet when it’s fully opened and a phone when it’s closed, was demonstrated by Samsung’s Senior Vice President […]

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Pune, Nov 3 : Globally, India ranks 12th when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web, according to a new report from Russia-based global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. About a third of Internet users in the country were attacked by web-borne threats between the July-September period of this year, the report said. […]

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Seattle, Oct 16 : Paul Allen, who along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft 43 years ago has died, his family announced. He was 65. In a statement, Allen’s relatives said that the businessman died on Monday afternoon in Seattle, where Microsoft has its headquarters, from non-Hodgkins lymphoma. “My brother was a remarkable individual on every […]

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Kuala Lumpur, Oct 11 : Taking on camera-centric Chinese smartphone players head on, Samsung on Thursday introduced Galaxy A9 — its first smartphone with quadruple primary (rear) camera system. The South Korean giant will announce the price during the India launch of the device in November. A major highlight of the device is its vertically […]

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