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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.

HP Pavilion Wave, HP Elite Slice desktop PC's launched in India
HP Pavilion Wave, HP Elite Slice desktop PC's launched in India

Global printing and personal computer major HP Inc. on Monday unveiled two new desktop PC`s -- HP Pavilion Wave and HP Elite Slice in India -- to power entertainment and productivity at home and the workplace.

New smart strap turns your finger into a phone!
New smart strap turns your finger into a phone!

Move over, earphones! You may soon be able to answer phone calls just by placing your finger in your ear, thanks to a new wearable smartwatch strap developed by a Korean company.

LeEco to host EPIC shopping fest for Indian consumers
LeEco to host EPIC shopping fest for Indian consumers

As part of this EPIC online shopping fest, LeEco will be offering offers on its existing range of Superphones, Super TVs, and range of accessories.

Samsung to accelerate replacements of fire-prone Note 7 in US

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will expedite new shipments of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones starting this week in response to a US regulator`s advisory to not charge or turn on the phone in flight due to faulty batteries. 

 DGCA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all flights in India
DGCA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all flights in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been banned on all flights in India. Director General of Civil Aviation has banned flyers from carrying the Samsung smartphone in check-in bags.

Samsung says to expedite US Galaxy Note 7 shipments this week
Samsung says to expedite US Galaxy Note 7 shipments this week

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will expedite new shipments of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from this week in response to a U.S. regulator`s advisory to not to turn or charge the phone in flight due to faulty batteries.

 Smartphone can hack 3-D printer to steal intellectual property
Smartphone can hack 3-D printer to steal intellectual property

The sophisticated gadgetry in smartphones makes them ideal tools to steal sensitive data from 3-D printers, says a study.

HP EliteBook Folio laptop: Thinner, lighter, powerful
HP EliteBook Folio laptop: Thinner, lighter, powerful

The HP EliteBook Folio is the latest in the company`s new line-up of productivity devices.

 

Adobe unveils VR, character animation ahead of ''IBC 2016''
Adobe unveils VR, character animation ahead of ''IBC 2016''

Keeping pace with content demands across new and traditional platforms, Adobe on Wednesday unveiled a series of innovations, including virtual reality (VR) and motion graphics which are coming soon in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud.
 

ASUS launches ZenBook Flip UX360CA laptop in India at Rs 46,990
ASUS launches ZenBook Flip UX360CA laptop in India at Rs 46,990

 The 13.3-inch ZenBook Flip UX360CA has 6th-generation Intel Core M (Skylake) processor.

Fitbit leads wearables, Apple Watch sales slip: Survey
Fitbit leads wearables, Apple Watch sales slip: Survey

Fitbit extended its lead in the market for connected wearables in the second quarter amid a sharp drop in Apple Watch sales, a survey showed today.

Wearable market grew 41.9% in Q2 2016: IDC
Wearable market grew 41.9% in Q2 2016: IDC

New Delhi:The wearable devices market in India grew 41.9 per cent in the second quarter over the first quarter of this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Tuesday.
 

Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple
Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple

Seoul :In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple`s new iPhone, Samsung Electronics has accelerated new phone launch cycles, but its haste is raising concerns that it fell short on quality testing.

LeEco's 2nd Super TV flash sale tomorrow; registrations open
LeEco's 2nd Super TV flash sale tomorrow; registrations open

LeEco sold over 1,500 units of Super3 X55 TVs in just three minutes during its first flash sale on August 26.

Brain-inspired memory device for wearable electronics

Seoul: Researchers have developed a new memory device for wearable devices like smart watches or phones which is inspired by the neuron connections of the human brain.
 

Sony slashes prices of premium Xperia X, Z5 smartphones
Sony slashes prices of premium Xperia X, Z5 smartphones

Sony India on Monday announced that it has slashed prices for its Xperia X and Z5 premium smartphones in India, effective from September 1.

Latest leaks hint at Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in September
Latest leaks hint at Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in September

In the latest, some leaks in the online space have sent strong hints about the most probable release date of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch date. If the information (in form of links), provided by Weibo, is to be believed, Mi Note 2 will be released on September 14. 

 Lenovo grabs 2nd spot in Indian smartphone market: IDC
Lenovo grabs 2nd spot in Indian smartphone market: IDC

Chinese tech major Lenovo has become the second-biggest smartphone brand in terms of value ahead of Apple, Micromax and Oppo with a market share of 9.1 per cent, according to the research firm IDC.

Xolo beefs up portfolio to cash in on 4G wave
Xolo beefs up portfolio to cash in on 4G wave

Smartphone maker Xolo will ramp up its 4G portfolio with handsets priced between Rs 4,500-10,000 over the next few months to cash in on the burgeoning demand for LTE-supporting devices following the commercial rollout of Reliance Jio's service.

Now get Ringing Bells ''Loyalty Cards'' through cash on delivery
Now get Ringing Bells ''Loyalty Cards'' through cash on delivery

Electronics company Ringing Bells on Saturday announced that its `Loyalty Card` programme cards in denominations of Rs 500 (silver), Rs 1,000 (gold) and Rs 2,000 (platinum) are now available on the basis of cash on delivery (COD).