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Xiaomi Replaces Mi 6 Headphone Jack for Battery

Following the new trend, Xiaomi has joined the club of Apple and Motorola, while HTC is queing up for the same option to replace headphone jack and save the space for other improvements. Priced Rs.23,990, Mi 6 is likely to cater mid-level market segment, sans headphones. It means removal of volume controls, speaker grilles and a headphone jack, as Apple’s ...

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Microsoft EDU Live Tonight to Launch Windows Cloud OS

Microsoft is expected to launch its Windows cloud OS at its Microsoft EDU event today, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, besides launching a new laptop to compete with Apple’s MacBook and Google’s Chromebook laptops. The highly-expected launch of Windows 10 Cloud operating system, aimed at low-end education segment will be the rival of Chromebook from Google. The Microsoft EDU event will ...

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Google Takes Aim at Neural Language Machine, Includes 9 Indian Languages

Google Translate has changed the work atmosphere of most of the translation service provders in the last one decade but what Google, for that matter, others too have failed was to provide a comprehensive sentence-wise and intelligent conversion of phrases and local sayings into equally sounding sentences in other languages. Last year Google introduced its neural machine translation to improve ...

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SAVI Laser Camera to Replace Long Lenses to Capture Distant Photography: Indian Origin US Scientist

Two US university labs have developed a unique camera that can ditch the long lenses ore even telescopes to capture distant images, using holography technique called SAVI. It employs a single beam, multiple images and sophisticated software to capture detailed images from a distance. The technique stands for ‘Synthetic Apertures for long-range, subdiffraction-limited Visible Imaging’ and it uses coherent light ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ India Launch Announced

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be launched in India on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, said the company in a tweet. “India, get ready to #UnboxYourPhone! Samsung #GalaxyS8 #GalaxyS8Plus, India launch on 19th April, 2017,” said the Tweet by Samsung without revealing any details, least of it about the price in India. Reportedly codenamed Cruiser, it was rumoured to ...

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Reliance Jio Next Market Hit – 4G Laptop?

Reliance Jio is not content with three months free bandwidth to its Jio Prime members but also widening its reach via Jio-branded products ranging from 4G LYF smartphone, JioFi modem for 3G phones, besides JioMoney and JioLife for entertainment seekers. What has not captured the public pulse yet was the company’s move to manufacture a 4G Laptop, which reports said, ...

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Google Changing Sign-in Page for Gmail

Google has decided to make it easier and simple for its subscribers to sign in, not only for its Gmail but also other services inclduing the opening sign-in pages for Google Chrome, Google app or others. In a message, author of new Google Page Ashley said, "In the next few weeks, the page to sign in to your Google Account ...

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Forget Jio’s 4G, NASA Aims at 100G Now!

At a time when Jio and Airtel are struggling to gain market lead with their 4G arsenal, NASA is developing what it said 100 time more powerful high-speed internet of the sky. Known as the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD), it enables NASA experiment with much higher data rates for connections between spacecraft and Earth, such as scientific data downlink ...

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New Twitter Service ‘TweetDeck’ on Cards for Media, Marketing Professionals

Twitter is toying with another new way of providing a service for media and marketing professionals in order make more revenue for its existing platform with a huge reach but lesser revenue. The new TweetDeck for professionals such as journalists, marketers, publishers, upcomings brands and celebrities will be an ad-free platform for a subscription of $19.99 (Rs.1300) per month and ...

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Bankrupt StayZilla Founder Yogi Jailed, Startups Cry Foul

India ranks 130th in World Bank’s Doing Business rankings for 2017-18 and wants to reach 90th by next year and take a big leap to 30th by 2020. But not when startup founders are hounded and arrested on streets by Chennai police without giving a second chance or a second hearing. On March 14, 2017, Yogendra Vasupal or Yogi, who ...

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TRAI Tribunal Rejects Plea to Stop Jio Free Offers

TRAI Appellate Tribual (TDSAT) has refused to issue a stay on the Reliance Jio Free welcome offer and other offers in the pipeline though it becomes paid service from April 1, 2017. TDSAT, the Telecom Dispute resolution body has asked Jio to revise the limitations for free offers in view of the free services offered in the past six months ...

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Mifon Claims Smartphones Will Never be Lost Now

An estimated 20 million phones are lost every month in India alone and only about 2 per cent of them are recovered, but not when fitted with miFon, claims founder of a new app developed by an Indian led company. miFon provides anti-theft measures like Thiefie, Siren, Lock, SOS Panic button to discretely seek help in emergencies, smX to locate ...

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Payza India Launches App for Online Bills Payment

Payza, an online payment platform, has launched an online Utility Bill Payments service for Indian customers after teaming up with India’s household utility and telecommunications service providers such as Airtel, Tata Sky, Tata Docomo, Vodafone, Reliance, DishTV, MTNL, BSNL, and others. The Payza Utility Bill Payments option is available through the Payza Android App that enables users to securely link ...

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Xiaomi Rs.10K Redmi Note 4 Sells 1 Million

Exceeding its past record, smartphone maker Xiaomi sold more than one million Redmi Note 4 smartphones in India, making it the fastest ever unit sold in a shortest time of 45 days since its launch on January 23, 2017. Reviving the days of its flash sale records in 2014, Xiaomi sold 250,000 in just 10 minutes after opening the online ...

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UK Researchers Develop New Cutting Edge 3-D Microchip for Faster, Future Computing

A new technique has been used to produce a 3-D chip that could revolutionise the next generation of computers by researchers from the University of Exeter in the UK and it would be cheapter than the existing techniques. The devices called optoelectronic materials that produce, detect and control light for the next generation computers has several security features in compliance ...

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Jio Ends Free 4G But Unveils New Offer @ Rs.303/Month

Finally Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani has come out of the free offer of Jio 4g that is 1GB per day free of cost to 1GB for Rs.10 per day, amounting to Rs.303 per month under a new offer called Jio Prime, effective April 1, 2017. But Rs.99 Jio Prime Membership is extra that you have to pay to use this ...

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