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#tech #news : Uber unveils its redesigned logo but users are not too impressed

# Last night, Uber completely revamped its logo and branding. Gone is the grey ‘U’ on the black background, and Uber has replaced it what seems like a white circle with a square ‘bit’ in the middle. Looking at the logo, it is little wonder th...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : DoT preparing a detailed report for telecom connectivity project in North-East

# The Department of Telecom (DoT) is preparing a detailed project report (DPR) for providing telecom connectivity to the North-East region.The Cabinet on September 10, 2014, had approved an over Rs 5,300 crore project to boost telecom infrastructure...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Idea Cellular launches 4G services in Odisha

# Telecom operator Idea Cellular today launched its 4G mobile services in 12 major towns of Orissa. Among the 12 major towns being covered with Idea’s 4G are Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Baleswar, Jharsuguda, Jatni and Khurda, the company said in a s...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Microsoft reportedly buying Artificial Intelligence keyboard company Swiftkey for $250 million

# Swiftkey, one of the intuitive predictive keyboards for Android and iOS smartphones, is reportedly being acquired by Microsoft for about $250m, Financial Times reports. According to people familiar with the deal, the artificial intelligence powered...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Galaxy S7 Edge confirmed by Samsung ahead of MWC: Specifications, features

# Much has been written about the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones ahead of the MWC event on February 21. While rumors continue to trickle in, at least one of the upcoming smartphones have been confirmed by none other than Samsung itself...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Karnataka government clears 9 IT projects, worth more than Rs 3,000 crore

# Karnataka Government yesterday cleared nine IT projects with a combined investment of Rs 3,097 crore, including a proposal by global chip maker Intel’s Indian subsidiary, which will invest Rs 1,100 crore in software and hardware facilities in the...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Lenovo K4 Note goes on sale today at 2PM on Amazon India: Price, specifications, features

# After the K4 Note VR Bundle flash sale yesterday, Lenovo is today hosting yet another flash sale for just the K4 Note phablet. The sale kicks off at 2:00PM today on Amazon India, and registrations are now closed.Amazon India again suggest...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : Bill Gates used to memorize Microsoft employees’ license plate numbers to keep a track of who was working the most

# Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in his early career monitored employees’ work hours by memorizing their license plates to keep a track of them.Gates, who is now co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, described his intense management s...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : With 220 million active users, India overtakes US as world’s second largest smartphone market

# Smartphone shipments in the country grew 23.3 percent to touch 100 million units during 2015, compared to 81.1 million devices in the previous year, a report by Counterpoint Research said.“India has inched past the US to become the second largest...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 3, 2016

#tech #news : LeEco Le 1s gets over 5 lakh registrations before today’s first sale

# Technology giant LeEco has triumphed with a remarkable opening in the Indian mobile market with a new record of over 5,30,000+ registrations for Le 1s in just 10 days.With all qualities of becoming the most liked brand, it crossed 1 lakh registrati...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : WhatsApp crosses 1 billion monthly active users, over 100 million users from India

# WhatsApp crossed the 900 monthly active users back in September, and less than five months later it has finally breached the billion mark. What’s more, BGR India has learnt that there are now more than 100 million active users in India alone.What...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : HP, Isaac Mizrahi team up to launch smartwatch for women

# Hong-Kong based electronics manufacturer iberry Auxus, which launched India’s first virtual reality (VR) smartphone “Auxus Stunner” on January 28, has received tremendous response from its customers. iberry Auxus, which also gave away it...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Worldwide wearable sales to grow 18.4% in 2016: Gartner

# Nearly 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016 — an increase of 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015 — generating a revenue of $28.7 billion, according to the world’s leading information technology re...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Lyf Earth 1 Hands-on and first impressions

# Ahead of Reliance Jio’s 4G LTE launch in India, Reliance Digital, retail business part of Reliance Industries, has launched three new smartphones under a Lyf brand. The new smartphones — Earth 1, Water 1 and Water 2 — are priced between Rs 15...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : HTC Desire 530 listed online ahead of official launch

# HTC may launch a new smartphone called the Desire 530 soon, which has been spotted in an online listing on a Netherland-based retailer Centralpoint. While we are hearing of the Desire 530 for the first time, the listin...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Apple to host event on March 15 for iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 and Apple Watch bands unveiling: Report

# By now, we already know that Apple is planning to launch the compact 4-inch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 and new Apple Watch bands, sometime in March. Now 9to5Mac’s MarkGurman reports that Apple could be hosting the event on March 15, which i...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Xiaomi offers Valentine’s Day deals with discounts on Mi 4, free In-Ear headphones

# Valentine’s Day may still be a few days away, but Xiaomi has got into celebratory mood quite early. The Chinese company is offering freebies with a couple of its smartphones, and is also offering the Mi 4 at a discount.As a part of its #OnlyWithM...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Xiaomi Mi 5 to feature NFC, dual-SIM card slots, 1080p display; Hugo Barra confirms

# With the Xiaomi Mi 5 set to be unveiled at MWC later this month, we are coming across new information almost on a daily basis. The latest leak, courtesy of Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra, confirms three very important features on the Mi 5...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : NTCA awaiting final approval for use of drones to monitor India’s Tiger reserves

# The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is awaiting a final nod from the Ministry of Defence to start its ambitious drone monitoring project for combating wildlife poaching and man-animal conflict. “The Ministry had asked us to get...
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016

#tech #news : Over 70% teens stay online for at least 1 hour everyday: Survey

# More than 70 percent of the teenagers in the city spend at least one hour everyday online, according to a survey report released today. The TCS Youth Survey report said, “71 percent of the respondents spend at least an hour everyday online.
by MOBILE TECH on Feb 2, 2016
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