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Vivo patents a new smartband with curved display: Report

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Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has patented a smartband with a curved display and a heart rate sensor.

Nubia Red Magic 5S with upgraded cooling system launched in China

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Nubia has launched a new smartphone Red Magic 5S as the successor to the Red Magic 5G in China with an overhauled cooling system called ICE 4.0 that is backed by a centrifuga....

Amazon Fraud Detector becomes generally available

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Amazon Web Services, the Cloud computing business of e-commerce giant Amazon, has now made its machine learning-based service to quickly identify potentially fraudulent onlin....

Malware, ransomware top cyberthreats in India: Microsoft report

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India experienced a higher encounter rate for malware and ransomware attacks than the regional average in Asia Pacific last year, according to the latest edition of Microsoft....

88% workers in India prefer work from home: Survey

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At least 88 per cent of the Indian workers prefer to have the flexibility of working from home, (WFH), while 69 per cent believe their productivity has increased while workin....

Varun Sridhar joins Paytm Money as CEO

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Online investment and wealth management platform Paytm Money on Wednesday announced the appointment of Varun Sridhar as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Another Microsoft executive displays Surface Duo on Twitter

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After CEO Satya Nadella, Microsofts head of mobile and cross-device experiences Shilpa Ranganathan has shared an image of the upcoming foldable device Surface Duo on Twitter.

Google Stadia tests game streaming on a 4G or 5G network

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Google has announced a new Stadia experiment that lets users play games on mobile devices over 4G and 5G cellular networks.

Realme begins 100% TV production at Rs 300 crore facility in India

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In an impetus to the Make in India initiative, smartphone brand Realme on Wednesday said it has started 100 per cent TV production at its Greater Noida facility in the country.

LG Display to provide 20mn OLED screens for 6.1-inch iPhone 12

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LG Display is expected to provide nearly 20 million OLED displays for 6.1-inch iPhone 12 that is scheduled to be launched later this year.

Indian firms paying Rs 14 crore for a data breach in 2020: IBM

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The average total cost of a data breach in India touched Rs 14 crore in 2020 (an increase of 9.4 per cent from last year) as the average time to contain a data breach increas....

Hybrid new normal of work brings new challenges: Microsoft

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to transform our daily lives, the Asia-Pacific region has accelerated an increase in overall technology adoption, realising a hybrid new no....

Grand Apple Central World to open in Thailand on Friday

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Apple on Wednesday previewed its second and largest retail location in Thailand that will be thrown open to the public on July 31.

Intel's Indian-origin chief engineer departs amid chip delay

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Intel has started a major shake-up of its technology organisation and executive team and its chief engineering officer Venkata (Murthy) Renduchin....

Mastercard joins Microsoft to boost digital commerce

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Redmond (Washington), July 28 (IANS) Mastercard and Microsoft on Tuesday announced a collaboration to accelerate innovation across digital commerce and startup ecosystems.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube remove viral fake Covid video

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) A fake coronavirus video propagating the benefits of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) that attracted millions of views has been taken d....

Instagram offers money to bring top TikTok creators to Reels: Report

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Instagram is reportedly offering financial incentives to some popular TikTok creators in a bid to make them use Reels, a video-music remix featur....

Google launching new project to showcase best local sports news

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Google is launching The Matchup project that will showcase best sports content from local media outlets all over the US, covering professional an....

Cognizant to acquire Cloud solutions provider New Signature

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New York, July 28 (IANS) Global software major Cognizant on Tuesday announced it has acquired New Signature, one of the world's largest independent Microsoft public cloud tran....

Flu vaccine may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease: Study

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New York, July 28 (IANS) People who received at least one flu vaccination were 17 per cent less likely to get Alzheimer's disease over the course of a lifetime, researchers said.

Here's everything Apple may launch in next 3 months

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New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch a new iMac, AirPods Studio, HomePod 2 and HomePod Mini on August 19, followed by unveiling the iPhone 12 line,....

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 to feature wireless DeX, faster S-Pen

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Seoul, July 28 (IANS) The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 tablet lineup is likely to feature wireless DeX technology paired with a low-latency and faster S Pen.

Flipkart launches hyperlocal service for quick delivery

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Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) E-commerce platform Flipkart on Tuesday announced the launch of its hyperlocal service here, more than four years after shutting down a similar exper....

California probes Amazon over worker safety concerns amid Covid-19

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Multiple government authorities in California have opened investigations into concerns over safety measures put in place at Amazon centres to pro....

Global 5G network infra spending to nearly double in 2020

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San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) The worldwide spending on 5G network infrastructure will almost double in 2020 to reach $8.1 billion, according to a forecast by Gartner on Tuesday.

AI will be smarter than humans within 5 years, says Musk

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has claimed that Artificial Intelligence will be 'vastly smarter' than any human and would overtake us by 2025.

OnePlus Nord: Redefines mid-range, opens new path to '8' seekers

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The premium smartphone segment leader OnePlus has entered the mid-price arena with a bang which is dominated by the likes of Vivo, Samsung, Xiaomi and OPPO. The buzz that its....

Why most Indians aim to retain jobs to remain confident (Lead)

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With nearly 66 per cent of active job seekers increasing their time spent on job search, there has been a modest rise in the overall confidence among professionals in India, ....

NASA's next Mars rover cleared for launch on July 30

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NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission has cleared the launch readiness review, the last significant checkup before the mission receives final approval to proceed with l....

Pfizer, BioNTech start late stage clinical trial of Covid vax

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US-based Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech have announced the start of a late stage clinical trial of a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by the two companies.

Lithium in drinking water may have anti-suicidal effect

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It looks like we have now one more reason to drink plenty of water as scientists, including one of Indian-origin, found that naturally occurring lithium in public drinking wa....

Amazon introduces new home screen design for Alexa app

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Amazon on Tuesday introduced a new home screen design for the Alexa app with updated navigation to help customers get things done quickly.

Most Indians aim to somehow retain jobs to remain confident: LinkedIn

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There has been a modest rise in the overall confidence among professionals in India as retaining a job has itself become a strong booster for many in these tough times, Linke....

Realme to empower Covid-hit Indian masses with more budget phones

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The Covid-hit masses aim to spend less and be more price-conscious in India and Realmes product strategy is deeply optimised for providing entry-level as well as affordable s....

Google Pixel 4a likely to be unveiled on August 3

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Google is reportedly planning to launch Pixel 4a, the next series smartphone, on August 3, according to reports.

Xiaomi patents smartphone with slot for TWS wireless earbuds

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone that shows a handset with built-in wireless earphones (TWS).

Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes' list

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With a brand value of $241.2 billion (a 17 per cent increase year-over-year), Apple has topped the Forbes' annual list of the World's Most Valuable Brands, which looked at th....

Wipro picks Google Cloud to boost its digital transformation

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Wipro on Tuesday announced it has selected Google Cloud as the cloud provider for its enterprise-wide SAP footprint to advance its digital transformation.

Facebook takes EU to court over data privacy concerns

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Facebook has taken the European Union to court over privacy concerns as the anti-competition regulators probe the social network for breaching market practices.

Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 5, can charge 50% battery in 5 mins

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New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) American chipmaker Qualcomm on Monday unveiled the latest iteration of its fast charging technology - Quick Charge 5, the world's first 100W+ fast ch....