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Govt not in favour of concessions to Apple for setting up manufacturing unit in India: Sources Govt not in favour of concessions to Apple for setting up manufacturing unit in India: Sources

In what could be a major blow to Apple Inc in its plan to set up a manufacturing unit in India, the Commerce Ministry is reportedly not in favour of concessions to the US tech giant for the same.

OnePlus 3T Soft Gold sale in India from Jan 5: All you need to know OnePlus 3T Soft Gold sale in India from Jan 5: All you need to know

OnePlus India will launch the 'Soft Gold' variant of OnePlus 3T in the Indian market on January 5 in the app-only sale for registered users, the company announced recently. 

WhatsApp stops working in iOS 6, Android Android 2.1 or 2.2 handsets WhatsApp stops working in iOS 6, Android Android 2.1 or 2.2 handsets

Popular social media application WhatsApp has stopped working in older iPhones and Android handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used on newer operating systems.

BSNL's Happy New Year offer for just Rs 144 begins Jan 1​ BSNL's Happy New Year offer for just Rs 144 begins Jan 1​

State-run telecom firm BSNL is offering unlimited local and STD calls to any network for one month at Rs 144. The plan, valid for six month will also come with 300 MB of data.

From iPhone 8 to Google Pixel 2, five most anticipated smartphones of 2017 From iPhone 8 to Google Pixel 2, five most anticipated smartphones of 2017

The iPhone 7 and Google Pixel XL may have captured the market in 2016, but there still many more smartphones that we expect to be released in this year, i.e. in 2017. 

Reliance Jio’s Welcome Offer becomes invalid: Know what happens to your free voice calls, data? Reliance Jio’s Welcome Offer becomes invalid: Know what happens to your free voice calls, data?

Reliance Jio’s Welcome Offer ceased to remain valid from midnight of December 31. Does it mean that you would no longer be able to enjoy free voice calls, video calling, messaging and data? You would still be able to enjoy most of the freebies what the Welcome Offer promised, but with a catch. Here is what you would like to know about Reliance Jio's free offers:

BSNL introduces unlimited local and STD calls priced at Rs 144 BSNL introduces unlimited local and STD calls priced at Rs 144

Cashing in on the rollout by several telecom operators offering unlimited free call facility, Government run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd on Saturday joined the bandwagon with launch of a new Rs 144 plan for its customers offering similar features.

Microsoft to launch new version of Surface Pro 5 tablet in first quarter of 2017: Report Microsoft to launch new version of Surface Pro 5 tablet in first quarter of 2017: Report

The latest version of Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is set to arrive in the first quarter of 2017, as per media reports.

 Personal data to attract attention of hackers in year 2017: Report Personal data to attract attention of hackers in year 2017: Report

As the number of mobile internet users are on rise in India, cases of malware attacks on smartphones` operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.

Trai to start drive test for call drops, network issues in January; to include Jio Trai to start drive test for call drops, network issues in January; to include Jio

In order to assess call drop and other network issues of various telecom operators, telecom regulator Trai will start with drive tests in January. The drive will also include the latest entrant Reliance Jio.

Most popular mobile wallets post demonetisation—Find out Most popular mobile wallets post demonetisation—Find out

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's demonetisation drive to wash out black money from the country kicked off from November 8, 2016, the emphasis has been on digital payments. With our country marching ahead to become a complete cashless economy, Mobile Wallets, Digital Wallets or e-Wallet apps have hit a major high.

Now, pay your utility and convenience bills with MobiKwik Now, pay your utility and convenience bills with MobiKwik

Users of the mobile wallet MobiKwik will now be able to pay their utility and convenience bills across the country using the wallet.

Govt launches IVRS platform to tackle call drops Govt launches IVRS platform to tackle call drops

In a bid to tackle the call drop menace, Government has launched an Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) system at multiple locations including Delhi and Mumbai to obtain direct feedback from subscribers on call quality.

ASUS Zenwatch 3 launch: Here's what you can expect! ASUS Zenwatch 3 launch: Here's what you can expect!

Yet another luxury watch to entice the consumers is up for its big launch on December 28, 2016. ASUS Zenwatch 3 will be available exclusively through one of India’s top online shopping portal, Flipkart, reportedly.

Free linguistic email address service now on computer

The world's first free linguistic email address service 'DATAMAIL' is now accessible through computers using all popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, Netscape, Safari and Flox.

Now, get SIM cards of your preferred operators delivered at doorstep, free of cost Now, get SIM cards of your preferred operators delivered at doorstep, free of cost

Are you planning to get a new SIM card but have no time to go to retailers? Worry not for this new start-up will deliver it to your doorstep, all free of cost.

Reliance Jio 'Happy New Year Offer' in trouble; it violates regulations, says TRAI Reliance Jio 'Happy New Year Offer' in trouble; it violates regulations, says TRAI

While the 63 million customers of Reliance Jio might be having a gala time with the company extending the 'Welcome Offer' to 'Happy New Year Offer' till March 2017, the telecom operator is reportedly in trouble.

Take your pick! 5 best smartphones of 2016 Take your pick! 5 best smartphones of 2016

Flashing a cool, swanky smartphone happens to be one of the top trends today. From being a mere source of communication to now literally carrying your office on toes—having a smartphone has made life essentially easier and better for sure. 

200 more railway stations to have Wi-Fi in 2017: Suresh Prabhu 200 more railway stations to have Wi-Fi in 2017: Suresh Prabhu

As part of its programme to upgrade facilities for rail users, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said Monday that 200 more stations and some additional trains would be provided with Wi-Fi in 2017.

Digital India? 950 million Indians do not have Internet, says study Digital India? 950 million Indians do not have Internet, says study

In what could come as a big surprise despite the government's 'Digital India' initiative and the recent pust for digital payment following the demonetisation move, a new study has found that 950 million Indians do not have the Internet.

Over 60 percent of online shoppers in 2016 were men: Flipkart Over 60 percent of online shoppers in 2016 were men: Flipkart

In an interesting revelation, e-commerce site Flipkart informed that men were the biggest online shoppers in 2016 and not women as one might have thought considering that shopping is like their forte.

Pay using Ola Money for fuel, LPG at BPCL Pay using Ola Money for fuel, LPG at BPCL

Now you can easily pay fuel and LPG at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) retail outlets across the country using Ola Money.

Demonetisation: Govt asks banks to inform about IT breach inside 2 hours Demonetisation: Govt asks banks to inform about IT breach inside 2 hours

In wake of substantial increase in digital transactions after demonetisation, the government has alerted the top banks, both public and private, and asked them to inform about any kind of IT breach inside 2 hours.

Airtel challenges TRAI decision to allow Reliance Jio continue with promo even after 90 days Airtel challenges TRAI decision to allow Reliance Jio continue with promo even after 90 days

Charging telecom regulator as acting mute spectator to violations by Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel moved telecom TDSAT. 

Snapchat adds new lens filter to play games! Snapchat adds new lens filter to play games!

The image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat not only made revolutionary changes in the way people communicate today but has now added yet another innovative feature to its never-ending list.

 India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records

Indian government agencies sent 609 requests to social networking site Facebook to preserve account records of 850 users/accounts in the first half of the year, the fourth highest after the US, Canada and Brazil.

Website charts Santa's journey around the globe

An online Santa tracker run by a Canadian and American defense agency mapped the jolly old gift-giver's path around the globe today, in what has become a Yuletide tradition.

Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier

Consumers can now heave a sigh of relief as Santa has brought in some respite on Christmas in the form of Aadhaar Payment App. After days of thinking over how to make your cash-less transactions easier and hassle-free, the government is now about to gift you a big surprise.

 Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016 Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016

Social networking giant Facebook received 6,324 requests from Indian government agencies for 8,290 users/accounts in the first half of 2016.

Play games using 'Selfie Lens' on Snapchat Play games using 'Selfie Lens' on Snapchat

Snapchat has introduced the latest feature using which you don't require to use fingertips to play a game anymore.