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Facebook buys VR audio firm Two Big Ears

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | More »

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Facebook has acquired Edinburgh-based company Two Big Ears that specialises in spatial 3D audio in cinematic and gaming experiences, as part of its bid to realise its virtual reality (VR) ambitions. The social network company, which owns VR major Oculus, will make Two Big Ears “3Dception” techno...

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How the new Asus ZenFone Max differs from its previous avatar

Taiwanese handset maker Asus has bumped up the internal storage of its ZenFone Max handset and added a faster processor in a new exclusive edition for India. The new edition, launched on Monday, runs on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.1 operating system, instead of the Lollipop 5.0. But there has b...

23 May, 2016 | More »

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Apple’s India iPhone sales shine amid global slide

Apple Inc has reported a jump in sales of its iPhone devices in India, one of the few shining regions for the tech giant as demand for its flagship smartphones slows in its major markets. The company said global iPhone sales for the quarter through March fell 16% to 51.2 million units from 61.2 mill...

27 April, 2016 | More »

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Google brings new Chromecast, Chromecast audio to India

Technology giant Google on Wednesday launched its new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices in India at Rs 3,399 each, more than six months after their global rollout. Chromecast is a dongle that allows streaming of audio and video content on a high-definition television or audio system via WiFi o...

20 April, 2016 | More »

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HTC 10: Will it be a game changer for the Taiwanese phone maker?

Will HTC10 break new ground? That’s the question everyone is asking as Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC unveiled its flagship phone yesterday. While it hasn’t yet said when it will reach Indian shores, the HTC India website lists the HTC 10 Lifestyle as of now. There’s certainly a...

13 April, 2016 | More »

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Former Google exec Amit Singhal to join GOQii board

Former Google executive Amit Singhal, who is also an angel investor in GOQii Inc, will join the board of directors of the wearable devices startup. Singhal recently resigned as head of Google’s flagship search business after spending nearly 15 years in the company. The former Google executive will...

8 April, 2016 | More »

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Partnering with entrepreneurs second innings of my life: Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who invested  in Internet of Things startup Smartron last week, said on Thursday the investment is the beginning of his life’s second innings after retiring as a cricketer. “The first one was on the field playing cricket. The second innings of my life is get...

31 March, 2016 | More »

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iPhone SE: Small but smart

Apple on Monday unveiled the iPhone SE at a media conference in Cupertino enticingly called, ‘Let us loop you in’. At a time when bigger-is-better rules, Apple has gone back to its roots and launched this 4-inch screen smartphone with updated specs. Justifying the reason for going back to the 4-...

22 March, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Smart wheelchair startup Arcatron Mobility gets seed funding

Yet to launch Arcatron Mobility Pvt Ltd, which designs smart wheelchairs, has secured an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Sudhir Mehta, chairman and managing director of Pune-based Pinnacle Industries, and angel investor Anoop Hingorani. The funds raised will be used for product development, ...

4 March, 2016 | More »

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Freedom 251 seller Ringing Bells paid Rs 3,600 apiece for handsets, says Adcom

In another twist, IT products firm Adcom today said that it sold mobile handsets to Ringing Bells for Rs 3,600 a unit and was unaware of its plans to resell the device at Rs 251. Adcom also warned of legal action against Noida-based Ringing Bells in case the latter’s activities adversely impac...

4 March, 2016 | More »

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