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86% of firms to upgrade to Windows 10 in 3-4 years 86% of firms to upgrade to Windows 10 in 3-4 years

According to the survey, 47 percent of the surveyed organisations said they would upgrade to Windows 10 in the next 12 months.

Apple wins iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus patent case in China Apple wins iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus patent case in China

The disputes were over the exterior design of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, which Shenzhen Baili claimed were a copy of their 100C smartphones.

This algorithm can predict users' affinity towards mobile game This algorithm can predict users' affinity towards mobile game

Researchers have developed a new algorithm that predicts when a user will leave a mobile game.

Read how this four-year-old kid used Siri to save his mother's life Read how this four-year-old kid used Siri to save his mother's life

A four year old boy in south London used Siri wisely in order to save his mother's life. It so happened in Croydon area of the city when a kid named Roman found his mother gasping for breath.

Now BSNL offers 1GB internet data to smartphone users Now BSNL offers 1GB internet data to smartphone users

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) users are up for a surprise. The state-run telecom service provider has come up with an offer to provide 1GB free data to smartphone users without internet.

Apple acquires iOS automation tool ''Workflow'' Apple acquires iOS automation tool ''Workflow''

US tech giant Apple has acquireed `Workflow,` a popular iOS tool that allows users combine the functionalities of various apps together to automate normally complex processes, media reported on Friday.

Cisco unveils first 'Made in India'  router Cisco unveils first 'Made in India' router

Reaffirming its commitment to investing further in the country, global networking giant Cisco on Thursday unveiled its first `Made in India` router which can be used by small and medium businesses (SMBs) across multiple industries.

Airtel-Jio row: Ookla says speed test method accurate, reliable Airtel-Jio row: Ookla says speed test method accurate, reliable

Broadband speed testing firm Ookla, whose findings about Airtel as India's fastest network have been contested by Jio, today shared the broad methodology it uses, saying it stands by accuracy and reliability of its test.

Samsung Pay officially launched in India – Know how it works Samsung Pay officially launched in India – Know how it works

Payments through Samsung Pay can be accepted at all places where a physical card will work.

Samsung Pay to be officially launched in India today Samsung Pay to be officially launched in India today

Samsung Pay supports Magnetic Secure Transmission, that allows a user to send a magnetic signal from smartphone to the payment terminal's card reader.

Apple releases new video app Clips; to hit App Store in April Apple releases new video app Clips; to hit App Store in April

With the release of a new video app called Clips, Apple Inc is inching one step closer to fully engaging in the messaging world.

Google unveils tools to prevent ads with undesirable content Google unveils tools to prevent ads with undesirable content

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said today it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vulnerable to security threats, a new survey said on Monday.

Qualcomm unveils chipset for 4G feature phones Qualcomm unveils chipset for 4G feature phones

Telecom equipment company Qualcomm today unveiled Qualcomm 205, a chipset to be used for making 4G feature phones that are expected to be priced below USD 50 or Rs 3,500 a unit.

Apple's unnamed 'wireless device' is electronic door reader Apple's unnamed 'wireless device' is electronic door reader

Apple`s recently submitted application for an unnamed "wireless device" to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval turns out to be a door access system, most likely to be used for the Apple Park campus.

New encryption key in Aadhaar authentication devices from June New encryption key in Aadhaar authentication devices from June

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said that all devices using Aadhaar authentication will have to adhere to its new encryption standards from June 1.  

'Robotics, AI affecting jobs; staff needs to adapt, reskill' 'Robotics, AI affecting jobs; staff needs to adapt, reskill'

Rise in adoption of new digital technologies will have a significant impact on the job market and employees need to adapt to changing technologies and develop fresh skills to make themselves relevant, say experts.

Flipkart clocks record sales for 'The Moto G5 Plus' Flipkart clocks record sales for 'The Moto G5 Plus'

The much awaited The Moto G5 Plus smartphone, which was launched exclusively on Flipkart, witnessed record sales on the first day of launch. 

Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report

As Jio will make its services paid from April 1, 2017, it was thought that many customers may stop subscribing to it, but a research conducted by brokerage firm Bernstein showed opposite trend.

Parl panel pulls up DoT over ineffective penalty clauses Parl panel pulls up DoT over ineffective penalty clauses

A parliamentary panel has pulled up DoT for failing to incorporate effective penalty clauses in agreements for shared mobile infrastructure scheme that led to roll-out delays, and expressed concern on non-recovery of penalty and outstanding dues.

Huawei's Honor brand tops Chinese online smartphone market; Xiaomi at second spot Huawei's Honor brand tops Chinese online smartphone market; Xiaomi at second spot

With these numbers, Honor gained 23 percent market share, registering an increase of 18.8 percent as compared to January last year.

India fast adopting IoT to improve customer experience

India ranks the second highest in Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled customer maturity compared with other Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets, a new report revealed on Tuesday.

TRAI asks global SIM card cos to explain poor service quality

International SIM card and global calling card companies have caught the attention of telecom regulator TRAI over instances of unsatisfactory service quality provided to consumers when they are travelling abroad.

'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle 'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

Google on Monday celebrated with a special animated Doodle showing a `flash mob` spraying a young onlooker with vibrant colours.  

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users` use but is already present in Android device.

Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY

Digital mediums are likely to surpass traditional ones by 2021-22, when smart phone and broadband penetration increases in the country, according to EY India.

BSNL to tie-up with cable operators to provide broadband services BSNL to tie-up with cable operators to provide broadband services

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will soon be tying up with local cable network operators in Telangana to provide broadband services to its customers.

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

Social media backlash compels Paytm roll back top-up charges Social media backlash compels Paytm roll back top-up charges

China's Alibaba-backed Paytm on Friday cited the outcry on social media as a reason for rolling back 2 per cent charge that it levied on money loaded in the wallet using credit cards.

Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Users of the social networking site Facebook are likely to interact with a small number of news sources, despite a plethora of outlets to choose from, a new study suggests.