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Apple's $45 mn facility in China to focus on hardware
Apple's $45 mn facility in China to focus on hardware

Concerned over falling iPhone sales and the phenomenal rise of Chinese smartphone players, Apple has set up its first research and development centre in China with the initial investment of 100 million yuan ($15 million).

Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloud
Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloud

Swedish music-streaming service provider Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire German rival SoundCloud, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people briefed on the discussions.

Lenovo offers exciting deals this festive season
Lenovo offers exciting deals this festive season

Chinese smartphone major Lenovo on Tuesday announced exciting offers on Lenovo products this festive season.

Are Google Glass, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 tech failures of recent times?
Are Google Glass, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 tech failures of recent times?

As we enter a technology era where Next-Gen devices are launched every single day, some are bound to fail as they don`t connect with consumers -- while a few will be remembered as being ahead of their time.

Google's October 4 event: Here's what to expect, how to watch
Google's October 4 event: Here's what to expect, how to watch

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Google has already sent the invites out for it's big event on October 4 in San Francisco, America.

Google's Home Assistant which obeys your voice command likely to be announced next month
Google's Home Assistant which obeys your voice command likely to be announced next month

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Google Home Assistant-Google Home- which works on voice command is expected to be formally announced in an event on October 4.

HP expects 'digitally active' consumers to push printers business
HP expects 'digitally active' consumers to push printers business

Tech major HP expects strong growth in its printer business in the country, driven by increasing uptake by "digitally active" consumers who are looking for innovative and cost-friendly printing solutions.

Samsung Note 7 sales to be hit in China after global recall: Report
Samsung Note 7 sales to be hit in China after global recall: Report

In mainland China, 51.9 percent people plan not to buy Samsung smartphones in light of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones owing to exploding batteries, a media report said on Monday.

HP unveils world's smallest all-in-one Inkjet printer series
HP unveils world's smallest all-in-one Inkjet printer series

With a focus on tech-savvy consumers who need compact machines with on-the-go printing features, HP Inc. on Monday unveiled world`s smallest 3700 all-in-one printer series which offers easy printing from a smartphone or tablet.

 Re-launch of Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea postponed: What's cooking?
Re-launch of Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea postponed: What's cooking?

Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible.

Google Glass now helping doctors during emergency
Google Glass now helping doctors during emergency

Although eye wearable device Google Glass did not take off as it was projected to be, the device is helping Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics communicate with ease with doctors during emergencies.

Intex ropes in Suresh Raina as brand ambassador for speakers' segment
Intex ropes in Suresh Raina as brand ambassador for speakers' segment

Domestic smartphone-maker Intex technologies on Saturday announced the appointment of cricketer and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina as its brand ambassador for a new range of speakers` segment.

Samsung phone catches fire in aircraft; DGCA summons company
Samsung phone catches fire in aircraft; DGCA summons company

A high-end Samsung smartphone caught fire inside a Chennai-bound IndiGo aircraft on Friday, creating a scare among 175 passengers on-board but the plane made a safe landing.

Microsoft told to compensate after Windows 10 'affected' PCs
Microsoft told to compensate after Windows 10 'affected' PCs

 A British consumer watchdog has told technology giant Microsoft to compensate customers whose computers have been adversely affected by the Windows 10 upgrade.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launched in India at Rs 1,999; comes with heart rate sensor
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launched in India at Rs 1,999; comes with heart rate sensor

Equipped with new features such as OLED display, heart rate sensor, the Mi Band 2 will on sale on Mi.com starting September 27.

Samsung says there are 3 reports of China phone battery fire
Samsung says there are 3 reports of China phone battery fire

Samsung Electronics says it has received three reports of Galaxy Note 7 battery fires in China.

Xiaomi's Mi Air Purifier 2 launched in India at Rs 9,999
Xiaomi's Mi Air Purifier 2 launched in India at Rs 9,999

Mi Air Purifier 2 seamlessly connects to the cloud via Wi-Fi, enabled by the Mi Home app.

Xiaomi to bring crowdfunding platform to India
Xiaomi to bring crowdfunding platform to India

Chinese tech firm Xiaomi may soon bring its 'crowdfunding' platform to India that will help start-ups working on consumer electronics to sell their wares through the medium.

Siri comes to Mac with all-new capabilities –Know them
Siri comes to Mac with all-new capabilities –Know them

MacOS Sierra, the latest major release of the world`s most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free update, Apple has announced, adding that macOS Sierra now brings Siri to the Mac systems.

HCL set to move from data centres to Cloud
HCL set to move from data centres to Cloud

With an aim to boost digital transformation, HCL Technologies will increase investment on SMAC (Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud) -- especially Cloud -- in next couple of years, a top company executive has said.

Yahoo Messenger rolls out new video sharing feature
Yahoo Messenger rolls out new video sharing feature

Yahoo on Tuesday announced a new feature of sharing videos on its instant messaging platform Yahoo Messenger.

 

Paytm to extend health insurance to 3 lakh auto & cab partners
Paytm to extend health insurance to 3 lakh auto & cab partners

Mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm on Monday said it will enable health insurance for three lakh auto and cab partners across the country.

Microsoft to close London Skype office, 400 people to be laid off
Microsoft to close London Skype office, 400 people to be laid off

Technology giant Microsoft is planning to close its London office of Skype and to lay off most of the nearly 400 people employed there.

 Apple's global iPhone launch: Both excitement and frustration ruled the roost
Apple's global iPhone launch: Both excitement and frustration ruled the roost

Apple's global iPhone launch on September 16 was marked by excitement and frustration as fans queued to find scarce models of the coveted smartphone.

Know in 5 easy steps  to keep your phone safe from hackers
Know in 5 easy steps to keep your phone safe from hackers

Smartphones and other electronic devices aren't impenetrable vaults.They are required to be protected from human viruses called hackers.

Sony aims to extend VR content to films, no plans for smartphone-based headset
Sony aims to extend VR content to films, no plans for smartphone-based headset

Sony Corp aims to extend content for its dedicated virtual-reality (VR) headset into non-gaming areas such as TV and film, and has no plans to join the burgeoning market for smartphone-based headsets, its gaming division chief said.

New touchscreen technology for gen-next smartphones, TVs
New touchscreen technology for gen-next smartphones, TVs

London: Scientists are developing a new touchscreen technology that may lead to extremely small patterns (pixels) for high definition LCD displays such as smartphones and next generation of TV and computer screens.

TCL launches new 4K Ultra HD TV in India at Rs 48,990
TCL launches new 4K Ultra HD TV in India at Rs 48,990

Chinese global consumer electronics brand TCL Corp on Thursday launched a new 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV in India at Rs 48,990 and is available on Amazon.in

iPad battery catches fire in Finland
iPad battery catches fire in Finland

 An iPad battery caught fire in a shopping centre in Rovaniemi, Finland, forcing the evacuation of customers, authorities said.

Xender launches new version for better user experience
Xender launches new version for better user experience

File transfer and sharing application XENDER has announced the launch of its new version with comprehensive functions and better user experience.