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Xiaomi slips over lack of innovation as Oppo, Vivo lead in China Xiaomi slips over lack of innovation as Oppo, Vivo lead in China

Only five brands registered healthy growth during the full year.

BHIM App gets update, includes support for more Indian languages, allows spam reports, better privacy controls BHIM App gets update, includes support for more Indian languages, allows spam reports, better privacy controls

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has updated BHIM app, which is available on Google Play store. Bharat Interface for Money or BHIM app is based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and was launched by Prime Minister Modi  on December 30.

IndiGo says Twitter account 'compromised', probing matter IndiGo says Twitter account 'compromised', probing matter

In the latest, Indigo, the private carrier on Thursday claimed that its Twitter account was "compromised" and it is investigating the matter.

Datamail launches voice-based social media feature named DataRadio Datamail launches voice-based social media feature named DataRadio

In the latest, Indian email service provider Datamail has launched voice-based social media feature – DataRadio. The latest feature will allow its users to broadcast messages to their followerswithout the fear of being 'trolled', spammed or online abuse.

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development

So as to continue with investment on cyber security research and development in the coming years, US software firm Microsoft Corp will continue to invest over $1 billion annually, as per a senior executive of the company.

BSNL to unveil 3 new pre-paid plans; STV26 to offer free calls BSNL to unveil 3 new pre-paid plans; STV26 to offer free calls

To match competition from private operators, state-owned BSNL will come up with three new pre-paid offerings on Republic Day, including Rs 26 tariff voucher that allows free local voice calls within its network during 26-hour validity.

Reliance Jio increasing data download limit in Happy New Year Offer? Reliance Jio increasing data download limit in Happy New Year Offer?

A Facebook message is doing rounds which claims to upgrade the daily download limit of one's Reliance Jio data.

Now, BSNL offers 30 minutes of free local, STD voice calls everyday Now, BSNL offers 30 minutes of free local, STD voice calls everyday

As competition hits up among telecom service providers, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Monday said it was offering 30 minutes of free local and STD calls on a daily basis.

This is how Samsung is making batteries in future smartphones safer to use This is how Samsung is making batteries in future smartphones safer to use

Following the global recall, Samsung disclosed on Sunday, its finding on what lead to battery explosions in Galaxy Note 7.

Amazon India saw significant growth in tier III cities in 3 -day sale Amazon India saw significant growth in tier III cities in 3 -day sale

During its 3-day sale that ended on Sunday, e-commerce major Amazon India saw significant growth in new customer additions in tier III cities like Virudhunagar, Sambalpur and Kolhapur.

Trai likely to recommend Aadhaar eKYC for outstation users buying SIM Trai likely to recommend Aadhaar eKYC for outstation users buying SIM

In the latest, Trai, the telecom regualtor, is most likely o recommend the Department of Telecom that Aadhaar-based eKYC be allowed even for outstation customers who want to get a mobile connection in a particular service area.

Financial emergency response centre for cyber security to be reality soon: Top official Financial emergency response centre for cyber security to be reality soon: Top official

In order to strengthen technology infrastructure, the central government is all likely to set up a separate financial emergency response centre, as per sources.

 LeEco Announces Republic Day Sale on Le2 Superphone LeEco Announces Republic Day Sale on Le2 Superphone

Only on Snapdeal's Republic Day Sale from January 21 - 23 Recognizing the continuing appeal of LeEco's popular Le2, Snapdeal's Republic Day Sale has come up with some hard-to-pass-up offers for aspiring users, applicable from January 21 till January 23.

Connect car platform Ola Play now available to all Connect car platform Ola Play now available to all

Cab aggregator Ola on Friday extended Ola Play, its connected car platform for ridesharing, to all of its customers through Prime Play category.

India has become key target for cybercrime after demonetization: Report India has become key target for cybercrime after demonetization: Report

Post demonetization, India is expected to be a key target for cyber criminals using malware to attack point-of-sales (POS) devices and mobile wallets this year, security software firm F-Secure said today.

Google search can work even without internet connection Google search can work even without internet connection

 Google said that it has added a new feature in the Google app which will allow users to "search" for something even when the smartphone has no iinternet connection.

LeEco announces discounts on products this Republic Day LeEco announces discounts on products this Republic Day

LeMall.com, online marketplace for Chinese internet technology conglomerate LeEco, will offer discounts on its products during the Republic Day sale from January 20 to 25. The company announced it on Thursday.

Reliance Jio Happy New Year: Idea challenges TRAI's permission to extend offer Reliance Jio Happy New Year: Idea challenges TRAI's permission to extend offer

After Airtel, Idea Cellular has approached the telecom dispute tribunal TDSAT against regulator TRAI for allowing Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio to continue free promotional offer beyond the stipulated 90 days.

Mark Zuckerberg denies stealing Oculus technology Mark Zuckerberg denies stealing Oculus technology

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has denied the allegations of stealing technology that was used to create the Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset by saying that Oculus did not use the technology it did not own.

Vodafone takes on Reliance Jio; offers 4GB of 4G data for the price of 1GB Vodafone takes on Reliance Jio; offers 4GB of 4G data for the price of 1GB

Leading telecom service provider Vodafone on Tuesday announced that it was offering up to four more times data to 4G customers bying 1GB and 10GB packs.

Over 4.8 billion data records exposed since 2013, says survey Over 4.8 billion data records exposed since 2013, says survey

More than 4.8 billion data records have been exposed since 2013 with identity theft being the leading type of data breach, accounting for 64 percent of all data breaches, digital security giant Gemalto said on Tuesday.

HP unveils world's first mini workstation Z2 Mini; price starts at Rs 72,000 HP unveils world's first mini workstation Z2 Mini; price starts at Rs 72,000

The HP Z2 Mini workstation will be available in India from January 25 onwards at Rs 72,000 (starting price).

Check out the world's lightest watch; weighs just 40 grams Check out the world's lightest watch; weighs just 40 grams

Overall the ultralight watch weighs just 40 grams.

Reliance Jio subscribers at 72.4 million by December end: RIL Reliance Jio subscribers at 72.4 million by December end: RIL

Despite facing congestion issues, Reliance Industries on Monday announced its telecom subsidiary Jio has garnered 72.4 million subscribers within four months of commencement of services.

BSNL announces  mobile TV service 'Ditto TV' and limited fixed mobile telephony BSNL announces mobile TV service 'Ditto TV' and limited fixed mobile telephony

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Monday announced mobile TV service 'Ditto TV' and limited fixed mobile telephony. The app helps in virtually turning mobiles into cordless phone working in sync with landlines within home premises.

RIL plans to invest another Rs 30,000 crore in Jio Infocomm to improve signal strength RIL plans to invest another Rs 30,000 crore in Jio Infocomm to improve signal strength

In order to improve its signal strength, Reliance Industries is planning to invest a sum of Rs. 30,000 crore into Reliance Jio Infocomm.

To combat fake news, Facebook announces big measures in Germany To combat fake news, Facebook announces big measures in Germany

In order to combat fake news menace in Germany, social media major Facebook announced on Sunday various measures. It comes at a time when Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year.

 WhatsApp denies 'backdoor' claims WhatsApp denies 'backdoor' claims

Popular messaging app WhatsApp has denied claims of vulnerability, described as `backdoor`, saying that it`s a security feature related to message delivery in order to ensure messages don`t get lost in transit.

Earn money from live video streaming through YouTube Super Chat Earn money from live video streaming through YouTube Super Chat

The new feature called Super Chat is for video streamers as well as the viewers.

 WhatsApp vulnerable to interception, snooping: Report WhatsApp vulnerable to interception, snooping: Report

Sparking concern over privacy associated with handling of Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp, Guardian newspaper reported that the platform is vulnerable to interception and snooping.