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  • China’s Fourier X1 wearable robot will go on sale during 2018-2019

    By about 2 hours ago.

    China’s Fourier X1 wearable robot will go on sale during 2018-2019

    A China-made wearable robot, which can help disabled people walk, is expected to enter the market in one to two years, the developer has said. The Fourier X1, developed by Chinese technology start-up Fourier Intelligence, was unveiled in Shanghai earlier this month, Xinhua news agency reported. More →
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  • Apple opens three new stores in the US, Germany, China

    By about 3 hours ago.

    Apple opens three new stores in the US, Germany, China

    While Apple's retail team is currently remodeling all its stores, the company expanded its reach with three new stores in China, Germany and the US. More than 350 store employees at the new stores in Nanjing (China), Cologne (Germany) and Miami (US) welcomed thousands of customers at the grand openings. More →
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  • Ola launches its connected car platform ‘Ola Play’ in Hyderabad

    By about 7 hours ago.

    Ola launches its connected car platform ‘Ola Play’ in Hyderabad

    Ride-hailing platform Ola on Monday launched "Ola Play", its connected car platform for ride-sharing, in Hyderabad. Powered by proprietary in-car and cloud technologies from Ola, "Ola Play" brings advanced car controls, choice of personalized content and a fully connected interactive experience for users on the move. More →
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  • Apple wins trial against Chinese smartphone maker for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s patents

    By about 8 hours ago.

    Apple wins trial against Chinese smartphone maker for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s patents

    Apple has won a trial against a Chinese phone maker in Beijing as a court overturned a ruling against Apple Inc. over iPhone patents, a media report said on Monday. The Beijing IP Court ruled that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus do not infringe on patents for exterior smartphone design held by a defunct local manufacturer, Shenzhen Baili Marketing Services Co, technology website Marketwatch reported. More →
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  • itel Wish A41 smartphone with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs 5,480: Specifications, features

    By about 9 hours ago.

    itel Wish A41 smartphone with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs 5,480: Specifications, features

    itel Mobile, part of Chinese mobile manufacturer Transsion Holdings, on Monday strengthened its 4G portfolio and launched 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone Wish A41 for Rs 5,840. The device features 'Multiple Account' apps and 'SmartKey'. 'Multiple Account' allows users to log in with two different accounts on popular social media apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram. The 'SmartKey' feature enables them to conveniently perform functions such as taking screenshots and taking pictures with a single click. More →
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  • WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption gives terrorists a safe medium to communicate for attacks: British Home Secretary

    By about 9 hours ago.

    WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption gives terrorists a safe medium to communicate for attacks: British Home Secretary

    The British Home Secretary has targeted Facebook-owned WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption by saying that the feature offers terrorists a safe way to communicate before carrying attacks, the media reported. Home Secretary Amber Rudd demanded on Sunday that the government agencies need to be able to peer inside the messaging app, tech news outlet ReCode reported on Sunday. More →
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  • Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes: SC

    By about 11 hours ago.

    Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes: SC

    The Supreme Court on Monday said the unique identification number - Aadhaar card - cannot be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes. This was stated by a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul. More →
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  • Snapchat most searched app on Apple App Store, Instagram comes second

    By on March 27, 2017 at 11:35 AM.

    Snapchat most searched app on Apple App Store, Instagram comes second

    Although Snap's stock price was a bit down this week, Snapchat is the top searched app on the iOS App Store, a media report said. According to a report in Forbes magazine, Snapchat led all competitors in App Store search volume and as a result, Snapchat was also the app people were looking for most frequently. More →
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  • Facebook rolls out Collection, a shopping ad format for marketers

    By on March 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM.

    Facebook rolls out Collection, a shopping ad format for marketers

    Facebook has announced a new shopping ad format called 'collection' to help marketers showcase their products in more visually appealing ways. 'Collection' elevates the likelihood of discovery and a purchase by featuring a primary creative video or image above relevant product images. Facebook also introduced a new click metric that specifically measures outbound clicks. More →
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  • Facebook could soon allow users to add GIFs to comments

    By on March 27, 2017 at 9:32 AM.

    Facebook could soon allow users to add GIFs to comments

    Social media giant Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that will allow users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments. More →
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