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The original Nokia 3310 wasn’t a looker, but it was a workhorse, and that’s what made it so endearing

The original Nokia 3310 wasn’t a looker, but it was a workhorse, and that’s what made it so endearing

Nokia phones have been an integral part of my life since my college days. My first phone wasn’t a Nokia, it was a battered old brick of a device with an extensible antenna, and I used it, but only because I really had no choice. The first phone I fell in love with, however, was the Nokia 3310. The phone […]

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MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ specification sheets leak before launch

MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ specification sheets leak before launch

The Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are expected to make an appearance at Mobile World Congress in just a couple of days, however sources claim that they will be officially announced at a special event in April. But before that we have some information which gives a good idea about the two upcoming flagship smartphones. According to a leaked specifications sheet by […]

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Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticise it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment. Mitch and Freada Kapor publicly rebuked the company after former Uber employee Susan Fowler described in a blog how she was sexually harassed by a manager and that human resources and upper management refused to […]

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Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi has introduced an interesting product in its hometown which is a selfie stick that can also act as a small tripod. Conveniently called the Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, it is a 2-in-1 device that is targeted for hands-free photography especially if you use a smartphone. Launched in two colour options, black and white, it can completely fold down into […]

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Cloudflare memory leak dumps unknown quantity of sensitive, unencrypted data online

Cloudflare memory leak dumps unknown quantity of sensitive, unencrypted data online

Web hosting provider Cloudflare has reported that a memory leak from their servers has leaked a great deal of sensitive information, including passwords and cookies, in plain text. Cloudflare is host to literally millions of sites and sensitive data like passwords, cookies and authentication tokens are usually encrypted. Thus, even if a hacker manages to steal the data, it would be […]

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MWC 2017: Huawei Watch 2 to arrive in three colours and a cellular version

MWC 2017: Huawei Watch 2 to arrive in three colours and a cellular version

Huawei is expected to announce a new smartwatch at MWC in just a couple of days. We have heard that it will have a more sporty theme and now we have some more information around the upcoming smartwatch. A bunch of renders of the upcoming smartwatch have leaked on the internet which confirm previous rumours. According to the leaks, the Huawei watch […]

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Google clarifies that being signed out of gmail is not part of any phishing attack

Google clarifies that being signed out of gmail is not part of any phishing attack

Were you automatically signed out of Google on mobile or web browser recently? If yes then Google has confirmed that you are not the only gmail user experiencing the same issue. Google has received a number of complaints reporting the same issue. The concerned users have reported this incident after fearing that they have lost access to their Google accounts. […]

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Google launches a significant upgrade to Gboard for iOS

Google launches a significant upgrade to Gboard for iOS

Google announced the launch of an upgrade of Gboard for iOS users after making is available for everyone in July last year. Initially, Gboard launched with the ability to search information, GIFs, emoji, images and other things, right from the keyboard. Now the company has announced that it is adding support to 15 additional languages along with the ability to […]

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Asus ZenFone Live announced as a ‘live-video streaming’ focused smartphone

Asus ZenFone Live announced as a ‘live-video streaming’ focused smartphone

After announcing the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom at CES, and the ZenFone 3S Max in India, Asus has announced yet another ZenFone. The latest smartphone to be added to Asus’ portfolio is the ZenFone Live. As the name says, the smartphone has been made keeping in mind live video streaming. The smartphone comes with a built-in app called […]

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AMD Ryzen: How a long suffering underdog rose to challenge a titan

AMD Ryzen: How a long suffering underdog rose to challenge a titan

I wasn’t sure I’d actually see the day that AMD would once again challenge Intel for the CPU performance crown. As luck would have it, I did. With its Ryzen platform, AMD appears to have changed forever the equation as far as value for money and CPU core count is concerned. How did AMD do this? Let’s get some basics […]

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Cyware Labs and Telangana government to train and make government employees “cyber-aware”

Cyware Labs and Telangana government to train and make government employees “cyber-aware”

Cyber security awareness platform Cyware Labs and the Telangana government on Thursday announced they would make the government employees “cyber-aware” to report suspicious cyber security incidents. Cyware Labs will deploy its cyber situational awareness and incident reporting solution ‘Cyware Enterprise System’ (CES) to educate the employees of the Telangana government about cyber-related issues. “Cyber attacks are no more fantasy but […]

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AI-powered wearables to grow the wearable market by 376% to 60mn units in 2017

AI-powered wearables to grow the wearable market by 376% to 60mn units in 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered wearables will provide an impetus to the stagnant wearables segment, to make it grow 376 per cent annually to reach 60 million units in 2017, a new report said on Friday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, categories such as “AI-powered hearables” will be instrumental to drive major growth with Apple again leading the way […]

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Spotify launches three new original podcast series

Spotify launches three new original podcast series

Spotify is amping up in its efforts to deliver differentiated content to its users by announcing three new original podcast series that will be available exclusively on the audio streaming platform. Showstopper and Unpacked are the names of two of the shows. A third show is not yet named, but will explore the extraordinary career of the celebrated music industry […]

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Facebook allows Live video publishers to monetise content with ads pushed in the middle of videos

Facebook allows Live video publishers to monetise content with ads pushed in the middle of videos

YouTube is attractive to high quality video content producers because of monetization options, something Facebook does not yet have. However, this is changing now, and Facebook has taken has been updated with in-stream video ads for all publishers. More publishers who create Live Videos now have the ad-breaks option, which was being trialed with a limited number of partners. Facebook has […]

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HP wants to bring gaming to a wider range of gamers with its new Omen gaming arsenal

HP wants to bring gaming to a wider range of gamers with its new Omen gaming arsenal

HP announced the launch of HP OMEN gaming laptops and a desktop yesterday at a launch event in New Delhi. The company launched the OMEN 17 laptop and OMEN 15 notebook geared towards gamers in addition to the OMEN desktop who want more power and are not looking at portability. Ketan Patel, Senior Director for Personal Systems hosted the event and […]

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Samsung Exynos 9 series SoC based on 10nm architecture announced

Samsung Exynos 9 series SoC based on 10nm architecture announced

Samsung worked closely with Qualcomm to develop the new Snapdragon 835 flagship mobile chipset. While there has been reports of the Korean giant exclusively getting access to the chipset before any other smartphone maker, it has announced its own 10nm chip. The new Exynos 9 Series 8895 promises up to 27 percent faster performance and 40 percent lower power consumption […]

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Facebook will now let you add your country’s flag to your Profile Frame

Facebook will now let you add your country’s flag to your Profile Frame

Facebook has updated the Profile Frames feature to include around 200 national flags that you can pin to the corner of your profile window. Profile Frames was originally introduced to let users show their support for their favourite sports teams. Later on, it was updated to let users submit their own frames. Now you can mark your own country. TechCrunch […]

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Twitter revenue rises by thirty percent in Brazil

Twitter revenue rises by thirty percent in Brazil

Twitter has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network’s stock in recent weeks. Advertising revenue rose about 30 percent in Brazil last year, Twitter’s top executive in the country told Reuters, defying a two-year slowdown in the local economy and more than doubling the company’s […]

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Chinese Academy of Space Technology will be there for offering a satellite under a bilateral exchange agreement for helping Pakistan in improving its telecommunication networks.

Pakistan to Get A Communications Satellite from China With 20Gbps Data Speeds

Today, it is reported that Pakistan is going to have a high-end communication satellite from China. Chinese Academy of Space Technology will be there for offering a satellite under a bilateral exchange agreement for helping Pakistan in improving its telecommunication networks. As from the report, Chinese Academy of Space Technology has developed 7 satellites of the same category, from which one is for […]

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Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect from Apple in 2017

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect from Apple in 2017

2017 could hold big things in store for Apple. Will we see new iMacs, Mac Minis, and Mac Pros? What will the iPhone 8 look like? And are there any new products we don’t even know about yet? We gather the rumours and whispers about Apple and make our pedictions for the year ahead. 2016 was an interesting year for […]

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