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Google doodle honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar on his birth anniversary Google doodle honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar on his birth anniversary

Google on Monday honoured late Kannada superstar Rajkumar on the occasion of his 88th birth anniversary and paid a tribute to him with a special doodle which features the veteran actor staring at audiences from a movie screen.  

 Apple apologises to users for iCloud subscription error Apple apologises to users for iCloud subscription error

 Apple has apologised to users for iCloud subscription goof up few days back which led to false iCloud cancellation emails sent to subscribers. Apple has followed up with another note apologising for the bug and reassuring them that their plan remains in good standing.

HTC announces VIVE product launch in India HTC announces VIVE product launch in India

Pioneer in innovative, smart mobile and virtual reality technologies HTC Corporation has announced the launch of their virtual reality system, HTC VIVE™ making it the first complete VR system available to customers in the India market. 

Mobile subscriber base reaches 895.25 million in March

The mobile subscriber base of seven telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, increased by 5.68 million in March to reach 895.25 million, according to industry data.

Microsoft announces new Azure migration tools, resources Microsoft announces new Azure migration tools, resources

The new tools and resources announced include free Cloud migration assessment, Azure hybrid use benefit and Azure site recovery.

Logitech 4K-enabled webcam BRIO launched at Rs 24,995 Logitech 4K-enabled webcam BRIO launched at Rs 24,995

Logitech BRIO works with all popular business applications, including Skype for business and Cisco-compatible certifications, as well as with BlueJeans, BroadSoft, Vidyo and Zoom.

Google Home now supports multiple users Google Home now supports multiple users

Google Home, a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant for home automation now has the ability for up to six people to connect their account to one speaker and can recognise who is talking to it.

Apple, Nike to unveil limited edition Apple Watch 2 Apple, Nike to unveil limited edition Apple Watch 2

Last year, Apple released Apple Watch Nike+ that features built-in GPS to track users` pace, distance and route -- even if they don`t have iPhone with them.

Apple plans recycled material for its products Apple plans recycled material for its products

With an aim to help put an end to mining on earth, Apple has said it is planning to use 100 percent recycled material to manufacture its products.

Now sign into Microsoft account without password Now sign into Microsoft account without password

The company is enabling the new option as part of the iOS and Android Microsoft Authenticator app.

Beijing cyber regulators to summon Apple over live streaming: Xinhua

Internet regulators in China`s capital plan to summon Apple Inc to urge the American firm to tighten its checks on software applications available in its Apple Store, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

India's digital payments infra to grow three-fold in 2017: Govt

The infrastructure of digital payments in India is expected to increase three-fold by the end of 2017 with almost five million electronic point of sale (PoS) machines, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said on Wednesday.

Amazon launches Fire TV stick with voice remote in India at Rs 3,999 Amazon launches Fire TV stick with voice remote in India at Rs 3,999

Powered by quad-core processor, the stick plugs into HDTV and lets consumers access thousands of movies, games and apps.

Will Apple be around in 2075? Ask IBM Will Apple be around in 2075? Ask IBM

The origin of New York-based global technology company International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) dates back to 1911, easily making it the longest-surviving tech firm till date.

Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality

Facebook Inc is trying to seize on the technology known as augmented reality, a mix of the real and digital worlds best known from the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday.

Govt urges SC to defer hearing on WhatsApp privacy policy Govt urges SC to defer hearing on WhatsApp privacy policy

The government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was in the process of putting in place a comprehensive data protection framework and sought deferment of the hearing on the WhatsApp privacy policy matter.

Snapchat for everyone, grateful to Indian users: Spokesperson Snapchat for everyone, grateful to Indian users: Spokesperson

Snapchat on Monday refuted the reported claims of a former employee who alleged that its CEO Evan Spiegel made negative comments about the Indian market, saying the multimedia mobile app is for everyone and the company is "grateful" to its Indian users.

China's Transsion to launch Tecno smartphones in India China's Transsion to launch Tecno smartphones in India

Chinese handset maker Transsion Holdings will introduce its smartphone brand 'Tecno' in India this month, further intensifying competition in one of the world's largest mobile phone markets.

Snapchat in damage control mode, denies ex-employee claim of CEO calling India poor Snapchat in damage control mode, denies ex-employee claim of CEO calling India poor

A day after Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel`s purported disinterest in expanding business to "poor countries" like India created controversy in social media, parent company Snap Inc denied the allegation, saying no such remark was made, reports said on Sunday.  

Data war: Airtel doles out free data to postpaid subscribers Data war: Airtel doles out free data to postpaid subscribers

Mobile operator Bharti Airtel is handing out free high-speed data to its postpaid subscribers for the next three months to counter aggressive offerings by newcomer Reliance Jio.

AEROVOYCE launches International SIM, ISP

Adpay, the digital payment provider's telecom service AEROVOYCE has formaly launched its operation with launch of international SIM and internet service.

Govt may waive bank guarantees for mobile component imports

Mobile handset makers may get some relief as the government is expected to ease bank guarantee norms for import of components at concessional duty rates for local manufacturing.

Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out for free Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out for free

To get the update, users can enable automatic updates on Windows 10 PC and the Creators Update will be delivered through the phased rollout.

Facebook Messenger crosses 1.2 billion monthly active users Facebook Messenger crosses 1.2 billion monthly active users

Facebook's Messenger on Thursday said it has crossed 1.2 billion monthly active users milestone with the addition of about 200 million new users in last eight months.

Telcos using unfair means to stop customer exits: Jio to TRAI Telcos using unfair means to stop customer exits: Jio to TRAI

Reliance Jio has alleged that the incumbent operators are using "unfair and deceptive" methods such as lining-up customised retention offers for subscribers willing to port out of their network.

Airtel arm launches Android-enabled set top box Airtel arm launches Android-enabled set top box

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, on Wednesday launched an Android-enabled set top box (STB) that will allow consumers to watch online content on television besides regular satellite channels.

Airtel launches Internet TV with Rs 7,999 annual subscription Airtel launches Internet TV with Rs 7,999 annual subscription

Airtel `Internet TV` transforms any TV into a Smart TV and enables users to switch seamlessly between online and linear TV content with a single device.

Reliance Jio 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer: All you need to know Reliance Jio 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer: All you need to know

Reliance Jio has launched a fresh 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer on Tuesday just day after its Summer Surprise offer was suspended.

Reliance Jio launches 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer; 3-month unlimited benefits at Rs 309 Reliance Jio launches 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer; 3-month unlimited benefits at Rs 309

Reliance Jio has launched a fresh 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer on Tuesday just day after its Summer Surprise offer was suspended.

Microsoft buys startup to boost its cloud Microsoft buys startup to boost its cloud

The deal is seen as a boost to Microsoft`s cloud because software containers are termed as the new building blocks of cloud-based applications.