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Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Friday, December 2, 2016 | More »

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Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost on Thursday. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown around the world for the return of the Nokia brand to smartphones. The HMD Global team has the a...

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Android malware Gooligan breaches over 1 million Google accounts

An Android malware has infected over 1 million Google accounts with the number of affected devices rising to 13,000 a day, says cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point said in a statement it has found traces of the malware Gooligan in dozens of legitimate-looking apps o...

1 December, 2016 | More »

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Facebook launches Flash in third attempt to quash Snapchat

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has been relentlessly trying to takeover Instagram’s market share. It has either been launching competitive products or simply buying them out. In its third attempt, Facebook has launched Flash, the new standalone app has Instagram’s short-lived photo and video m...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Reliance Entertainment picks stake in FunOnGo, launches entertainment app Chillx

Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment has picked a majority stake in digital content and distribution company FunOnGo Media & Entertainment LLP to enter the video-on-demand space. FunOnGo Media & Entertainment has developed a new over-the-top (OTT) Android app called Chillx. The all-in-on...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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BlackBerry launches its last smartphones DTEK50, DTEK60 in India

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday launched two new Android smartphones—DTEK50 and DTEK60—in India. BlackBerry has launched its third Android-based phone in New Delhi—the device whose success will be a do-or-die for the company’s viability—opting to price its top-end device wel...

7 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Immunisation management platform vImmune picked for FbStart, raises angel funding

Bangalore- and Dallas-based AsepsisLife Inc’s immunisation management platform vImmune has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The startup has also raised an undisclosed amount in angel investment from a...

3 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Android utility app SooperMo raises seed funding

Android utility app suite SooperMo, operated by Gurgaon-based SooperMo Appstudio Pte Ltd, has raised $100,000 (Rs 67 lakh) in seed funding from Dubai-based entrepreneur Lalit Vase. Vase is the chief executive of Red Entertainment Distribution FZCO, a distributor of interactive entertainment software...

25 October, 2016 | More »

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Four Android apps that can help you quit smoking

The graphic visuals on cigarette boxes and advertisements against smoking before movies may put you off but there is a reason why they are posted. Smoking and smokeless tobacco kill nearly 6 million people globally every year, says the World Health Organization (WHO). That’s one death every si...

21 October, 2016 | More »

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Google’s Pixel – a peek into the smartphone

Google is expected to launch its branded smartphones named Pixel at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. The technology giant is likely to unveil two models— Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, according to media reports. Till now, Google has been tying up with smartphone manufacturers such as Huaw...

3 October, 2016 | More »

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 globally amid battery explosion fears

Tech giant Samsung Electronics said it will replace the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices globally as reports of the smartphone’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The recall comes a week before Samsung’s rival Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone model. ...

2 September, 2016 | More »

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