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  • Apple Pay hit by fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from retailers: Report 6 hours 45 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Apple's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The transactions stemmed from breaches at retail giants including Home Depot and Target...
  • MyGov-Google launch nationwide contest to develop PMO app Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government along with online search giant Google launched on Wednesday a nationwide contest to develop a mobile app for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here. Google will partner MyGov in this contest to build the PMO mobile app. "This is...
  • Google teams up with MyGov to build PMO mobile app 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Online search giant Google will help MyGov, the citizen engagement platform of the government of India, to launch a nationwide contest to build a mobile app for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), a company statement said here on Monday. "Google will partner MyGov in this contest to build the...
  • Conversations invaded by 'conversationalist' mobiles: Amitabh Bachchan 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan finds it challenging for elders to match the speed with which the youngsters express themselves, as well as wonders how mobile phones nowadays have replaced conversations. "The speed with which this generation expresses itself, speaks itself and thinks itself, is in itself a speeded wonder. For one...
  • 1.7 billion women in emerging economies do not own mobile phones: Report 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 1.7 billion females in low-and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones and women on average are 14 per cent less likely to own a mobile phone than men -- creating a gender gap of 200 million fewer women than men owning mobile phones, a report said...
  • Spectrum auction begins; government eyeing over Rs 80,000 crore revenue 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The much awaited spectrum auction, wherein eight companies are bidding to acquire airwaves in four bands, started on Wednesday. The auction is the biggest ever sale of 2G and 3G airwaves which may fetch the government over Rs 82,000 crore. A total of 380.75 MHz of spectrum in three...
  • BlackBerry Leap: First official hands-on with BlackBerry's latest budget smartphone 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Here's BlackBerry's latest Leap smartphone that was unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The BlackBerry Leap sports a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge HD display and runs on the BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS. The phone is powered by a 2,800mAh battery, which is said to last for 25 hours...
  • Lenovo's new Pocket Projector attaches to Android devices, streams content wirelessly 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Lenovo has added a Pocket Projector to its line of devices that was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The pocket projector works with compatible Android devices and lets the user project content up to 110-inches on any wall or surface in low-light conditions. The Pocket Projector...
  • BlackBerry unveils budget Leap smartphone; plans to launch a slider phone with dual-curved display later this year 3 days ago

    Barcelona: BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-market smartphone on Tuesday dubbed the BlackBerry Leap that is set to replace the Z3 device launched a year ago, in a move to woo buyers in certain emerging markets where BlackBerry still has a fairly large client base. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said the phone,...
  • Bharti Airtel, China Mobile to collaborate on 4G 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Top Indian telecommunications carrier Bharti Airtel Ltd said it would collaborate with China Mobile Ltd on growing fourth-generation (4G) mobile data services. The two companies will also work on a joint strategy for procurement of 4G devices including smartphones, Bharti Airtel said in a statement. Bharti Airtel operates 4G networks...
  • Sony Mobile head says the division is not being sold: Report 3 days ago

    Paris: The head of Sony Mobile told French daily newspaper Le Figaro that the division is not being sold, only two weeks after Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said he would not rule out considering an exit strategy. "At the beginning of February there was speculation about a sale of...
  • Fly Qik+ review: High on promise, low on delivery 3 days ago

    New Delhi: UK-based smartphone manufacturer, Fly Mobiles, launched three budget smartphones in India last week - the Qik, Qik+, and Snap. This week we got a chance to put to test the Fly Qik+ smartphone. Here's our take at the Android-based budget smartphone that costs Rs 6,999. Taking about the...
  • Google to soon sell data plans for smartphones, tablets; also working on 'Android Pay' mobile payment system 3 days ago

    Barcelona: Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it's shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona,...
  • ZTE launches new flagship ZTE Grand S3 smartphone that unlocks with just an eye scan 3 days ago

    New Delhi: At the ongoing Mobile World Congress, ZTE announced a new feature to its flagship smartphone, ZTE Grand S3, that makes unlocking the device easy with a mere eye scan. The eye-based biometric solution, Eyeprint ID, is provided by EyeVerify and works by imaging unique vein patterns in the...
  • MWC 2015 highlights: From Samsung and HTC's flagship phones to Facebook and Google's big plans 3 days ago

    New York: High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices. Here's a look...
  • HP launches its 'most premium' MacBook Air competitor Spectre x360 convertible laptop with up to 12 hours of battery life 3 days ago

    New Delhi: HP has made official what it calls as its 'most premium' product yet, the Spectre x360, which seems to compete with Apple's MacBook Air in terms of battery life. Revealed at the Mobile World Congress, the high-end 2-in-1 laptop has a 15.9mm thick aluminium body that weighs 3.3 pounds....
  • Sony unveils its new mid-range waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone at 299 euros 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Refocusing on its mid-range device strategy, Sony rolled out its latest Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone that packs the most popular features like the camera capacity, battery backup, and water resistant quality at a fair price. Unveiled at the ongoing Barcelona event, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua features a 13-megapixel...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: How the new flagships measure against each other 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours around its next flagship phones, both Samsung and HTC on Sunday launched their new high-end smartphones in the Galaxy S and One series, respectively. While the South Korean giant introduced two variants of the latest Galaxy S6 phone - one with...
  • Microsoft launches 5-inch Lumia 640, 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL budget smartphones; to be available from April 4 days ago

    New Delhi: At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015, Microsoft unveiled two new affordable smartphones in its Lumia series- the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. The Microsoft Lumia 640 smartphone sports a 5-inch HD display and is packed with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 1GB of RAM....
  • Photos: HTC One M9, HTC Vive, HTC Grip 4 days ago

    New Delhi: HTC launched its latest Android smartphone, the HTC One M9, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It comes with a new 20-megapixel rear camera that has a lens made of sapphire to protect from scratches and in the front is the HTC UltraPixel camera.It features a dual-tone,...
  • 10 things new in the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge 4 days ago

    While the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the first phone with a dual-edge screen, both the S6 and the S6 Edge mark significant improvements and departures from previous Samsung flagships. 1. Now Samsung's S6 phones will have a metal frame - like the iPhone. The casing is made from light-weight...
  • With Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Samsung ditches signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass 4 days ago

    New York: Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. Full coverage: Mobile World Congress 2015 The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with...
  • Photos: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled on Sunday its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Unpacked event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 smartphone features a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal and is designed from scratch in an operation dubbed...
  • PM Modi pitches for innovation in I-T sector for economic progress 4 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on the importance of innovation in the I-T sector for national economic progress. Addressing the silver jubilee of the The National Association of Software and Services companies in the national capital, Modi said, "Connectivity is one of the factors which affects GDP. Better and faster...
  • Q&A: Here's what you need to know about Samsung Pay 4 days ago

    New York: Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's payment service won't come until this...
  • HTC Grip: HTC launches its first fitness tracking band for the serious athletes at $199 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Along with its latest HTC One M9 dual-tone smartphone, the company also rolled out its HTC Grip fitness band in collaboration with the Under Armour Record app for iOS and Android at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The digital fitness tracking band for the serious athletes has...
  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 4 days ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • Live: HTC One M9 launch event at MWC 2015 4 days ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearThe HTC One M9...