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Smartphone prices down 16% in 10 years: Report
Samsung announces Galaxy A70 with triple camera
Huawei unveils P30 series with next-gen camera system
  • Huawei unveils P30 series with next-gen camera system(21:40)
    By Subhash Narayan
    Paris, March 26 (IANS) Chinese telecommunications and consumer electronics manufacturer Huawei on Tuesday launched two industry-first, advanced camera smartphones -- Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.
Nutanix opens 2nd customer support centre in India
  • Nutanix opens 2nd customer support centre in India(20:54)
    Pune, March 26 (IANS) US-headquartered enterprise cloud computing company Nutanix on Tuesday announced opening of a new customer support centre in Pune, the company's second such centre in the country, after Bengaluru.
Mindtree not to buy back shares after L&T open offer (Lead)
  • Mindtree not to buy back shares after L&T open offer (Lead)(19:56)
    Bengaluru, March 26 (IANS) Global software major Mindtree on Tuesday decided not to proceed with its proposal to buy back its shares after infrastructure major Larson and Toubro (L&T) made an open offer to acquire 31 per cent of equity capital for Rs 3,050 crore.
Adobe launches AI-powered 'Experience Platform'
  • Telegram now lets users delete entire chat history(19:14)
    San Francisco, March 26 (IANS) Giving tough competition to WhatsApp that lets its users delete messages "for everyone" within a time limit, private instant messaging and voice over IP service Telegram has expanded its similar feature that allows users to unsend messages that come from either them or the person who sent the message, without any time limit.
Asian firms failing on innovation projects: Oracle
  • Asian firms failing on innovation projects: Oracle(19:12)
    Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Fewer than 20 per cent of innovation-focused projects are coming to life, primarily because of lack of focus and leadership, poor processes and an ongoing resistance to change, an Oracle survey said on Tuesday.
Uber to acquire Dubai-based Careem for $3.1 billion
  • Uber to acquire Dubai-based Careem for $3.1 billion(18:16)
    Dubai, March 26 (IANS) Ride-hailing giant Uber on Tuesday said it is acquiring the Dubai-based rival Careem for $3.1 billion, which will comprise $1.7 billion in convertible notes and $1.4 billion in cash.
Only 2% automotive firms in India implementing AI
  • Only 2% automotive firms in India implementing AI(18:06)
    Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Just two per cent of major automotive companies in India are implementing artificial intelligence (AI) projects compared with 25 per cent in the US and 9 per cent in China, according to the French technology services major Capgemini.
Facebook launches tools to boost election engagement
  • Facebook launches tools to boost election engagement(17:36)
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Social-networking site Facebook on Tuesday launched two new India-specific tools -- "Candidate Connect" and "Share You Voted" -- to boost civic engagement on its platform during the general elections that commence in April.
Desi content, easy pricing Apple's ticket to India
  • Desi content, easy pricing Apple's ticket to India(17:20)
    By Nishant Arora
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The new Apple TV+ video streaming service can make its mark in the crowded over-the-top (OTT) market in India only with original desi content, disrupting pricing and strategic alliances with industry stakeholders, emphasise experts.
Will launch 5G phone in India when market is ready: Vivo
  • Will launch 5G phone in India when market is ready: Vivo(17:20)
    By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Saying that it is presently working on building the elements that would be the key to the future growth of 5G embedded smartphones, Chinese handset maker Vivo has said it will launch a 5G smartphone in India when the market is ready.
L&T offers to buy 31% shares of Mindtree
  • L&T offers to buy 31% shares of Mindtree(17:14)
    Bengaluru, March 26 (IANS) Infrastructure behemoth Larson & Toubro (L&T) Ltd on Tuesday offered to buy over 5.13 crore shares or 31 per cent of IT major Mindtree's equity stake for Rs 5,030 crore at Rs 980 per share of Rs 10 face value.
Pulwama attack triggers dangers of virtual SIMs
  • Pulwama attack triggers dangers of virtual SIMs(16:14)
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) As reports emerged of the suicide bomber behind the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir using virtual SIMs for communication with his handlers, the country woke up to the dangers of allowing these kinds of app-based communication services.
HTC Vive Focus Plus headset arrives mid-April
  • HTC Vive Focus Plus headset arrives mid-April(15:46)
    San Francisco, March 26 (IANS) Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC will start selling its enterprise-targeted Vive Focus Plus standalone virtual reality (VR) headset for $799 from April 15.
  • Indian gamers missing work, sleep, meals: Report(15:46)
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Gamers in India are compromising on meals, sleep and social life while playing online games, and 49.2 per cent people are considering quitting their jobs to take up gaming as a profession, according to a report on Tuesday.
Samsung to launch Galaxy Fold in Europe in May
McDonald's to embrace ML in tech deal worth $300 mn
  • McDonald's to embrace ML in tech deal worth $300 mn(14:17)
    San Francisco, March 26 (IANS) US-based fast food chain giant McDonald's has announced plans to acquire a start-up named Dynamic Yield for $300 million as it steps up to embrace Machine Learning (ML) in a super-sized way, the media reported.
  • Tinder Co-founder counters against $250 mn lawsuit(13:52)
    San Francisco, March 26 (IANS) Tinder Co-founder and former CEO Sean Rad has asked the Supreme Court of New York to dismiss a $250 million lawsuit filed against him by the Match Group and InterActiveCorp (IAC), the present owners of the dating app.
  • Social media main news source for young Indians(13:40)
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Online news generally and social media specifically have outpaced print as the main source of news among English-speaking young Indian news users, showed a new report.
  • Spacesuit issue stalls NASA all-woman spacewalk(13:36)
    Washington, March 26 (IANS) Citing lack of right sized spacesuit on the International Space Station (ISS), NASA on Tuesday cancelled the all-woman spacewalk that was scheduled for March 29.

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