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 Xiaomi's smartphones sales in India up 72%

Xiaomi's smartphones sales in India up 72%

Chinese tech major Xiaomi on Monday said its smartphone sales in India has grown by 72 per cent in the last two years.

 New tool can recover smartphone data to help solve crimes

New tool can recover smartphone data to help solve crimes

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help law enforcement officials gather data from smartphones while investigating crimes.

Phone addiction leads to depression, anxiety

This fear of new technology happened with televisions, video games and most recently, smartphones.

Focus on mobile tech for last mile delivery: RBI panel to banks

Focus on mobile tech for last mile delivery: RBI panel to banks

In order to promote financial inclusion, a RBI panel on Monday asked banks to focus more on mobile technology for last mile service delivery, phasing out interest subsidy on farm loans and move towards universal insurance scheme for all crops.

 

New smartphone technology to help blind people 'see'

Scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology that could enable visually-impaired people to 'see' through their smartphone or tablet.

Internet use to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption

Internet use to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption

People around the world are likely to spend more than eight hours a day consuming media this year, according to a report.

Snapdeal acquires Hyderabad-based MartMobi

E-commerce major Snapdeal has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup, MartMobi for an undisclosed amount, a move that will help the firm strengthen its mobility platform for merchant partners.

BSNL launches Next Generation Network in northeast

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched Next Generation Network (NGN), a new technology that offers various facilities similar to mobile technology, to improve the telecommunication system in the northeastern region.

EU bets on 5G to catch up in mobile technology race

The European Union is looking to sign agreements with China and Japan and the United States to cooperate on developing the next generation of mobile broadband as it seeks to help its companies catch up in the race to develop such technologies.

Mobile technology may improve India's health care

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to health care and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic said.

US judge rejects Apple bid for injunction against Samsung

A US judge rejected Apple Inc`s latest bid for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in another sign of the diminishing impact of the smartphone patent wars.

Advocates for blind, deaf want more from Apple

Mobile apps that work well can transform a blind person`s life, reading email on the go or speaking directions to a new restaurant.

New chip can turn your cell phone into a projector

Such a technology may be on its way, thanks to a new light-bending silicon chip developed by researchers.

Mobile technology to track missing children in SAARC nations

Using mobile and GPS technologies, a SAARC body is trying to develop a digital system to track missing children at the regional level and combat cross-border trafficking.

BSNL, MTNL to sign pact for offering pan-India mobile services

BSNL and MTNL are likely to sign a pact tomorrow that would allow the state-run companies to utilise each others network for providing pan-India mobile services.

Unbreakable smartphones come closer to reality

Unbreakable rubber-like smartphones, rollable tablets and functional clothing have come closer to reality, thanks to new breakthrough research by scientists including one of Indian-origin.

Videocon Telecom aims at Rs 2,500 cr revenue by next fiscal

The company has spectrum in seven circles, but offers services only in Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh/Chattisgarh and Gujarat circles.

'Global mobile app download revenue to touch $26 bn in 2013'

Worldwide mobile app download revenues stood at USD 18 billion in 2012 and 64 billion mobile apps were downloaded during the same period, it said in a statement.

Google focusses on new interface for searches on mobile phones

Ben Gomes, the India-bred techie who oversees Google's handling of 100 billion searches a month, believes a new voice-based interface is needed for the next frontier of search centred round mobile phones and tablet computers.

Videocon Mobile Services rebranded as Videocon Telecom

Videocon Mobile Services, a subsidiary of Videocon Industries, Thursday rebranded itself as Videcon Telecom.