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Jio does Apple, people throng Reliance Stores for free 4G test SIM
Jio does Apple, people throng Reliance Stores for free 4G test SIM

The 4G Preview Offer gives access to free 4G internet, VoLTE voice-calling, video-calling and SMS for 90 days.

US warns EU ahead of Apple tax evasion ruling
US warns EU ahead of Apple tax evasion ruling

As Brussels is slated to deliver a verdict next month on Apple and other US companies for evading billions of pounds in taxes, the US Treasury Department has warned the European Commission (EU) about taking such action.

PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC
PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC

HP Inc. reclaimed its top spot with overall PC market share of 28.4 percent in the Indian PC market.

10 hot features of Google Android Nougat Operating System
10 hot features of Google Android Nougat Operating System

Google's latest OS brings new features like an improved notification shade and split-screen multitasking to the mobile OS, while also improving on features like Doze that came with Marshmallow last year.

Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm
Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm

Tencent Holdings Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd are racing to be crowned Asia`s most valuable company as expectations for robust earnings growth push their share prices to record highs.

Samsung Electronics says Galaxy Note 7 demand beats supply
Samsung Electronics says Galaxy Note 7 demand beats supply

The world`s top smartphone maker is betting the new premium device will help the business maintain sales and earnings momentum in the second half even as rivals such as Apple Inc prepare to launch new devices in the coming months.

Audio-Technica launches noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones
Audio-Technica launches noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones

Japan-based Audio-Technica on Tuesday launched a new headphone equipped with QuietPoint active noise-cancelling technology that reduces environmental noise by up to 90 per cent.

Apple buys health startup founded by Indian-origin duo
Apple buys health startup founded by Indian-origin duo

Taking its interest in the digital health sector to the next level, tech giant Apple has quietly acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs.

Microsoft acquires Genee to integrate AI in Office 365
Microsoft acquires Genee to integrate AI in Office 365

Tech giant Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling service Genee that simplifies the scheduling and rescheduling of large group meetings for companies.

Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts
Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts

Microsoft on Monday announced it bought a startup to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities, and rival Apple confirmed it has boosted its health focus with an acquisition of its own.

Microsoft's OneNote tool now available for Mac
Microsoft's OneNote tool now available for Mac

Tech giant Microsoft has released its OneNote Importer for Mac users that would enable them to import data from digital note-taking apps -- from Evernote to OneNote.

Gionee to launch S6s smartphone for selfie lovers on August 22
Gionee to launch S6s smartphone for selfie lovers on August 22

Gionee is coming up with its selfie smartphone S6s in India on August 22.

Nokia cuts price for OZO virtual reality camera
Nokia cuts price for OZO virtual reality camera

Nokia has cut the price of its OZO virtual reality camera by 25 percent from its initial launch price, the Finnish company said on Thursday.

Enjoy free and unlimited WhatsApp usage on FreedomPop’s SIM
Enjoy free and unlimited WhatsApp usage on FreedomPop’s SIM

FreedomPop has announced zero-rated WhatsApp SIM in the US and 30 other countries giving them unlimited WhatsApp usage for free.

Microsoft makes fun of the Apple iPad –Check out video
Microsoft makes fun of the Apple iPad –Check out video

The interesting thing about the advertisement is not the video but the fact that it has brazenly made fun of the Apple iPad.

Microsoft mocks Apple's iPad Pro in new Surface ad
Microsoft mocks Apple's iPad Pro in new Surface ad

Mocking Apple`s latest iPad Pro commercial that shows the device as a computer, Microsoft has debated the claim in a new advertisement of their product Surface Pro.

HP announces Jio Preview Offer in alliance with Reliance Retail
HP announces Jio Preview Offer in alliance with Reliance Retail

IT company HP India on Wednesday said it has partnered with Reliance Retail to allow its new and existing laptop and desktop customers to avail the Jio Preview offer.

Watch: Live streaming of Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones series launch event
Watch: Live streaming of Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones series launch event

Asus will launch Zenfone 3 smartphone series - Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra today.

Intel makes a renewed push for VR, IoT
Intel makes a renewed push for VR, IoT

Giving a renewed push to its dream of making it big in the world of virtual reality, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT), Intel has announced several projects during its ongoing three-day Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco this week.

This smartphone sensor tells what is inside a wall
This smartphone sensor tells what is inside a wall

A new device and app, Walabot DIY, lets you find the wires, studs, pipes, plastic, rodents and anything else that is buried inside a wall.

Intel to develop ARM-based smartphone chips
Intel to develop ARM-based smartphone chips

Targeting smartphone chipmakers like Qualcomm and potentially Apple, Intel has entered into a new licensing agreement with rival ARM Holdings to produce 10-nanometre ARM chips.

Apple to set up research, development facility in China
Apple to set up research, development facility in China

Concerned over falling iPhone sales and the phenomenal rise of Chinese smartphone players, Apple CEO has pledged to set up a full-fledged research and development facility to be open later this year in the country.

Samsung Electronics says bought cloud service firm Joyent for $170 million
Samsung Electronics says bought cloud service firm Joyent for $170 million

South Korea`s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world`s biggest smartphone maker, said on Monday it bought U.S. cloud services firm Joyent Inc in June for 185.3 billion won ($170 million).

Jio asks watchdog to ensure it gets to connect with existing telcos
Jio asks watchdog to ensure it gets to connect with existing telcos

Reliance Industries has written another letter to the telecom watchdog requesting directives to the existing service providers (telcos) to immediately provide inter-connection to its Jio 4G network with their own, in the spirit of the licencing agreements.

This tattoo can be used to control your computer, smartphone
This tattoo can be used to control your computer, smartphone

Researchers have created a temporary metallic tattoo that can be used to control your computer, smartphone and other connected devices.

New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games
New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games

Researchers have developed a highly stretchable touch panel that can be used to write words and play electronic games, an advance that could lead to flexible and wearable devices with a variety of applications.

Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain
Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain

Using Google Glass, a team of researchers is developing a `smart` portable system that will use functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure a person`s brain activity on the go.

Ringing Bells opens booking of HD LED TV at Rs 9,900 on August 15
Ringing Bells opens booking of HD LED TV at Rs 9,900 on August 15

The delivery of Rs 9,900 "Freedom" LED TV will start from August 16 and the product will be delivered in the cash-on-delivery (COD) mode.

Samsung launches Gear Fit 2, Gear VR and IconX in India
Samsung launches Gear Fit 2, Gear VR and IconX in India

Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched a portfolio of wearables -- Gear Fit 2 (smartwatch), IconX (wireless earphones) and Gear VR (VR glasses) in India.

Kodak launches 5 HD LED TVs in India; price starts Rs 13,500
Kodak launches 5 HD LED TVs in India; price starts Rs 13,500

To be available in screen sizes of 32, 40 and 50 inches, the TVs will go on sale starting August 15 initially on Flipkart, Amazon and Shopclues.