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Indian handset market crosses 350 million shipments in 2017

Indian handset market crosses 350 million shipments in 2017

Indian handset market recorded over 350 million shipments in the year 2017 as compared to 280 million in 2016, a surge in revenue from Rs 111,000 crores in 2015 to Rs 135,000 crore in 2016, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study.

Aug 08, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
UAE says it's surprised by laptop ban but will cooperate

UAE says it's surprised by laptop ban but will cooperate

The United Arab Emirates, one of the world`s top aviation hubs, has said it was surprised by the ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States because UAE security was already tight, but it pledged to cooperate with U.S. authorities.

Mar 24, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Terrorists in J&K using 'calculator' to avoid surveillance by Army

Terrorists in J&K using 'calculator' to avoid surveillance by Army

The Army's signal unit is burning midnight oil along with NTRO and other agencies to crack this mechanism used by the terrorists.

Jun 05, 2016, 13:53 PM IST
Up close and personal – Get to know Sonam Kapoor better: Here's how

Up close and personal – Get to know Sonam Kapoor better: Here's how

Sonam Kapoor’s application will have exclusive pictures of the actress. You can also find her answering some of your questions.

Apr 29, 2016, 13:05 PM IST
Digital India programme will unite nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Digital India programme will unite nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government's Digital India programme would not only change the country but also unite it, union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

Sep 07, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:05 PM IST
Even toddlers love to use iPad

Even toddlers love to use iPad

Small babies are quite adept at using and mastering the latest technology, so much so that many toddlers can use an iPad when they are just one, and most of them master the gadget by their second birthday, reveals a new study.

Jul 07, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Google India bullish on SMBs sector

According to latest research conducted by Zinnov on behalf of Google, SMBs in India have been slow to adopt the internet and out of the 48 million SMBs, only 5 to 6 percent businesses have a website.

Nov 26, 2014, 20:01 PM IST
Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.

Nov 20, 2014, 02:43 AM IST

Nielsen, Adobe to measure online TV across multiple devices

Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the television ecosystem undergoes dramatic change.

Oct 21, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Amnesty International launches app for activists in danger

Amnesty International has launched a new open source app called `Panic Button` to help activists facing imminent danger.

Jun 23, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

Teens prefer smartphones over sex: study

Internet-addicted students would rather give up coffee, eating and sex than their smartphones, a new UK research has found.

May 14, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

App to protect your kids` privacy on social media

Want to share your kids` vacation or wedding photos just with friends and family on Facebook? This new parent-friendly app would make your life easy.

Apr 21, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Smart phones at greater risk of malware attacks

Imagine if smart phones are infected to the same extent as personal computers. The resulting damage would be much more severe.

Apr 10, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

Technology that can deliver `NSA proof` smart phones

As the internet and mobile companies constantly strive for spy-proof, secure technology for customers who use smart phones, laptops or tablets, a team of scientists have shown how a novel quantum cryptography technology can help them achieve an `NSA proof` world.

Apr 04, 2014, 13:54 PM IST

White House testing smart phones other than Blackberry

So far Blackberry has been the only and the preferred smart phone of choice for the White House including President Barack Obama.

Mar 21, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Sugar to power smart phones for 10 days!

Heard of a battery that consumes sugar and can run your smart phone for 10 days? This bio-battery may soon become a reality.

Mar 02, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

US, British spies tap mobile phone apps: Report

The National Security Agency and its British counterpart are tapping into smart phone applications to scoop up personal data, the New York Times reported Monday.

Jan 28, 2014, 02:54 AM IST

How office energy bills can be cut down

Researchers have shown how the ubiquity of smart phones connected to the office network can be used to monitor occupancy and reduce heating or air conditioning for unused spaces.

Dec 07, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Storage for next generation of smart phones and tablets closer to reality

Researchers have developed a new way to build resistive memory devices that could become the storage part of the next generation of smart phones and tablets.

Aug 15, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

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