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CES 2017 on Friday: What to Do & See?

One day down, three to go! The excitement is just starting at CES 2017. Here’s what’s happening on Friday: Keynote Addresses Steve Mollenkopf CEO, Qualcomm Inc. 9-10 AM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom Kevin Plank Founder and CEO, Under Armour 3-4 PM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom SuperSessions Powering the Sharing Economy to Transform Lives 9-10 AM, LVCC North Hall, ...

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CES 2017 Opens Amid Much Expectations

CES 2017 opened its 50th year of show opened this year with promises of largest, most diverse event experience and is poised to be bigger, bolder and more varied than ever on Thursday, January 5, 2017, CES 2017. It will run up to January 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a record-breaking footprint of more than 2.6 million net ...

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What’s New and Old at CES 2017?

CES 2017 into its 50th year of show has opened this year with promises of largest, most diverse event experience and is poised to be bigger, bolder and more varied than ever before. Opened on Thursday, January 5, 2017, CES 2017 will run up to January 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a record-breaking footprint of more than 2.6 ...

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Stagefright 2.0 Affected All Android Devices, New Patch Still to Come

Despite a patch released two months ago by Google and several Android smartphone manufacturers to secure the phones from the Stagefright bug which had affected about a billion Android-powered devices, still security experts warn against fool-proof system. The Stagefright bug allows an attacker to take over an Android device by sending an MMS message, the Stagefright 2.0 allows an attacker ...

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Microsoft and Google to Dismiss Patent Battles

Microsoft and Google have agreed to dismiss their entire pending patent lawsuit against each other. There were about 20 different lawsuits in Germany and the United States involving issues as varied as mobile phones, wireless networking, video decoding and other technologies, reported by The New York Times Also, cases included Motorola Mobility (the smartphone maker that Google sold last year ...

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Android Wear now works with Apple iPhones

  Now Android Wear offers new choices, so you can find the watch working with iPhones too.  Android Wear for iOS is rolling out today. “Just pair your iPhone (iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus running iOS 8.2+) with an Android Wear watch to bring simple and helpful information right to your wrist,” said David Singleton, Director of Engineering, Android ...

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Samsung Launched Two Selfie-focused Smartphones in India

Samsung launched two new smartphones Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 for selfie-focused smartphones in India priced at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 14,999 respectively. This Selfie-focused smartphones will be available to buy from July 24, with pre-booking via Flipkart opening at 4pm on Thursday. The selfie-focused The Samsung Galaxy J5 and Samsung Galaxy J7 were launched first in China last month. Notably ...

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Samsung Launches its Thinnest Phone in China, How Thin is it?

Samsung revealed the Galaxy A8 smartphone which measures just 5.9 millimeters (0.23 inches) thick, making it the Samsung’s thinnest phone yet. However, it is not the thinnest phone in the market today, phones like the Vivo X5 Max in China and the Oppo R5 are 4.75 and 4.85 mm thick respectively. Galaxy A8 is still slimmer when compared to iPhone ...

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Read this Before You Sell Your Android Phone!

  If you are planning to sell your Android phone for a new smartphone, chances are that your data might get extracted even after you delete all your data. A research by the Cambridge University shows that at least 500 million Android smartphones are flawed in the factory data reset function. Yes, you read that right! While some of you ...

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Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey in Legal Fix; Sued for Using Confidential Information

Oculus VR is making lot of headlines lately. Be it the exclusivity of the Rift’s first version to Windows-powered computers or the company’s stand on allowing adult entertainment on the much awaited virtual reality headset, the latest one grabs the cake. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is facing a lawsuit for allegedly taking confidential information from a company he worked previously ...

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4G devices become trendy in India

A new breed of smartphones equipped with the latest 4G technology promises to push internet accessibility to an unprecedented level, and that too at an affordable four-figure price, especially for India. In its bid to accelerate India’s smartphone revolution, global giant Samsung Electronics has launched four smartphones – Galaxy A7, one of the slimmest phones at 6.3 mm width, Galaxy ...

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Micromax Overtakes Samsung in India Mobile Phone Market: Canalys

Micromax has knocked out Samsung to become No.1 smartphone seller in India, which is the third largest market in the world, said Canalys, an independent analyst company. While the figures are still unofficial, Micromax is known for holding the second position in market share in India and its upward movement was expected in view of its launch of Yu Yoko ...

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Samsung Denies Reuters Report on Blackberry Takeover

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics has denied that it had bid to buy Canada-based smartphone-maker Blackberry as reported by Reuters based on sources close to the deal. “Media reports of the acquisition are groundless,” a Samsung spokeswoman said. Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate ...

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Samsung’s Tizen OS Smartphone Z1 Available for Rs.5700

Moving away from Android, Samsung rolled out its first Z1 smartphone in India, that runs on its own operating system Tizen, and the device is priced Rs.5,700, making it a budget phone within the reach of many. It is available on Flipkart, Amazon and other e-retail websites online. “The smartphone market in India is rapidly evolving, with many consumers using ...

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CES 2015 Show Hints at Samsung Clinching on to more TVs This Year

Despite reaching the No.2 position in global smartphones segment, South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is not relenting from its erstwhile field of providing home theatres and modern TVs, more so because the tech giant is facing profit erosion for the second consecutive year. The smartphone market proved too competitive that Chinese maker Xiaomi, with its 1.8% margin is giving a nightmare ...

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Xiaomi Registers 135 % More Revenue in 2014, Reveals CEO Lei Jun

Now that the figures are out, Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi Technology Ltd Co. said its pre-sales revenue stands $11.97 billion, an increase of 135% compared to its revenues in 2013, confirmed its CEO Lei Jun. Just three months ago Xiaomi was declared the third largest mobile maker in the world after Apple and Samsung, surpassing the Huawei, another Chinese firm ...

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