Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch delayed to August: Analyst

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch delayed to August: Analyst

By about 6 hours ago.

We have been hearing about the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 aka Xiaomi Note 2 for quite some time. A few rumors said that the smartphone will be unveiled on July 25, couple of days before Xiaomi’s China event where it is likely to launch the Xiaomi Redmi Pro. Now, popular analyst Pan Jiutang has revealed that the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 could be launched in August.

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Japan urges not to play Pokémon Go in tourist areas

By about 7 hours ago.

Japan urges not to play Pokémon Go in tourist areas

The very popular game Pokémon Go was launched in Japan recently. Soon after the launch Japanese authorities urged visitors to stop playing augmented reality smartphone game Pokémon Go in popular tourist sites. The most emphatic protest came from the Izumo-taisha shrine, considered the second most sacred in Japan, which banned the use of Pokémon Go within its premises on Friday after the game had launched, according to its website. More →
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Nokia set to make a comeback with two smartphones: Report

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Nokia set to make a comeback with two smartphones: Report

Looks like the long wait for Nokia smartphones finally comes to an end. Nokia is all set to make a smartphone comeback with two new Android 7.0 Nougat devices by the end of this year, a media report said on Saturday. The two unnamed devices will have premium metal designs complete with IP68 certification, which means they will be as water resistant as Samsung's Galaxy S7, The Inquirer reported. More →
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Pokémon Go daily used twice as much as Facebook: Report

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Pokémon Go daily used twice as much as Facebook: Report

The ‘Pokémon Go‘ fever that has gripped smartphone users across the globe has led Japanese video game giant Nintendo to double its value at the Tokyo Stock Exchange . The massive popularity of the augmented reality game Pokémon GO has broken many a record. While on a daily basis, it is being used twice as much as the Facebook app on Android, the insanely popular app from Niantic Labs has the most first-week downloads since Apple launched its iOS app store eight years ago, media reports said. More →
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Woman gets stuck in tree while playing Pokémon Go

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Woman gets stuck in tree while playing Pokémon Go

The intensity of Pokémon Go has gone to another level. The  game has been reaching new heights. In yet another bizarre incident in the US, a woman got stuck up in a tree inside a cemetery while playing the widely popular location-based augmented reality game Pokémon Go and had to be rescued by firefighters. The New Jersey woman was trying to catch Pokémon in a cemetery in Clarksboro when she ended up stuck in a tree and had to call emergency number 911 to rescue her. More →
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Intex Aqua Fish with Sailfish OS 2.0 and 2GB of RAM support launched, priced at Rs 5,499: Specifications and features

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Intex Aqua Fish with Sailfish OS 2.0 and 2GB of RAM support launched, priced at Rs 5,499: Specifications and features

At the MWC earlier this year, Intex unveiled a Sailfish OS 2.0 based smartphone, the Aqua Fish. The company had then revealed it will be launching the smartphone in India ‘within a few months’. Now, Intex has officially announced the launch of the Aqua Fish in India. Priced at Rs 5,499, the smartphone will be available via ebay.com. It will soon be available through Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon in the coming weeks.

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Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to meet telco CEOs over call drops on July 25

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Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to meet telco CEOs over call drops on July 25

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha will be meeting with CEOs of mobile service providers on July 25 to discuss industry issues in general and call drops in particular. This will be the first meeting of Manoj Singh with telcos CEOs. "The minister has called a meeting with chief executive officers of telecom operators to discuss industry issue, including call drops," an industry source told PTI. More →
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Vodafone’s 7.5 crore IT demand plea junked by High Court

By on July 23, 2016 at 11:40 AM.

Vodafone’s 7.5 crore IT demand plea junked by High Court

The Delhi High Court has dismissed Vodafone's plea challenging a demand of over Rs 7.57 crore imposed on it by the Income Tax department for not deducting TDS for the assessment year 2013-14 on discount given to distributors towards sale of recharge coupons. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Najmi Waziri said, "Considering the quantum of the demand, the court is not inclined to interfere with the order." More →
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Facebook activates safety check feature after attack in Munich

By on July 23, 2016 at 10:42 AM.

Facebook activates safety check feature after attack in Munich

Social media giant Facebook on Friday activated its safety check for those caught up in the Munich shooting after a gunman opened up fire near Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich. Ten people, including the 18-year-old Iranian-German attacker were confirmed dead. According to Metro.co.uk, this is the fourth time in little over a month Facebook has activated the tool. More →
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Researchers develop new artificial muscle to help make ‘soft’ robots

By on July 23, 2016 at 3:00 AM.

Researchers develop new artificial muscle to help make ‘soft’ robots

A team of researchers has developed a new type of artificial muscle for soft robotics that can support a broad range of motion at relatively low voltage and no rigid components. "We think this has the potential to be the holy grail of soft robotics," said lead study author Mishu Duduta, a graduate student at Harvard University.

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