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  • Reliance Jio effect: Airtel, Idea Cellular, RCom likely to record losses for Q4 2016

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    Reliance Jio effect: Airtel, Idea Cellular, RCom likely to record losses for Q4 2016

    The balance-sheet of major telecom operators in India -- Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications -- came under major pressure in the third quarter (October-December) of the current fiscal and the trend is likely to continue in the fourth quarter, say the experts. More →
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  • India, ASEAN nations to meet to discuss digital connectivity

    By about 3 hours ago.

    India, ASEAN nations to meet to discuss digital connectivity

    The Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) is organizing an inter-ministerial meeting between ASEAN countries and India today to commemorate the 25th year of the ASEAN-India relations, an official statement said. More →
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  • Scientists develop tiny muscle-powered biological robots

    By about 11 hours ago.

    Scientists develop tiny muscle-powered biological robots

    A team of scientists has developed small, soft biological robots -- bio-bots -- that can walk and swim on their own or when triggered by electrical or light signals. These tiny muscle-powered robots were first 3-D printed and then seeded with muscle cells. The cells self-organised to form functional tissues that made the bio-bots move. More →
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  • Huawei tops China’s smartphone shipments in Q4 2016: Canalys

    By on February 19, 2017 at 11:00 PM.

    Huawei tops China’s smartphone shipments in Q4 2016: Canalys

    China shipped 131.6 million smartphones in in the fourth quarter of 2016 with Huawei topping the list, followed by Oppo and Vivo, a new report said on Saturday. According to a report by Singapore-based market research firm Canalys, the smartphone shipments in China accounted for nearly a third of worldwide shipments. More →
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  • 58% mobile users in China are on 4G

    By on February 19, 2017 at 9:00 PM.

    58% mobile users in China are on 4G

    Chinese 4G users reached 770 million by the end of 2016, accounting for 58 per cent of all the country's mobile phone users, an official said here. More →
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  • Jharkhand government, Microsoft ink deal for cloud services

    By on February 19, 2017 at 10:33 AM.

    Jharkhand government, Microsoft ink deal for cloud services

    Jharkhand signed an MoU with Microsoft India at the 'Momentum Jharkhand: Global Investors Summit and Trade Exhibition' to leverage Cloud technologies to drive the state's digital ambitions. More →
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  • New technology will make charging as seamless as connecting to Wi-Fi

    By on February 18, 2017 at 11:00 PM.

    New technology will make charging as seamless as connecting to Wi-Fi

    If you thought wireless charging in smartphones was a new thing, you are mistaken as researchers have found a new method to power devices without connecting them to cords. The new method developed by Disney Research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots.  More →
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  • Telephone subscribers in India grew by 2.5% in December: TRAI

    By on February 18, 2017 at 9:00 PM.

    Telephone subscribers in India grew by 2.5% in December: TRAI

    The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,123.96 million at the end of November 2016 to 1,151.78 million at the end of December 2016 - a monthly growth rate of 2.48 per cent, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday said here. More →
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  • TRAI issues consultation paper on regulatory principles of tariff assessment

    By on February 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

    TRAI issues consultation paper on regulatory principles of tariff assessment

    Taking note of the changing dynamics of the telecom industry, the sector regulator on Friday issued a consultation paper to discuss various regulatory principles of tariff assessment. The Consultation Paper on Regulatory Principles of Tariff Assessment issued by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) sought stakeholders' opinion on various crucial issues like transparency in tariff offers, non-discriminatory offers and predatory pricing by operators. More →
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  • Snapchat Android smartphone with 360-degree camera in the works: Report

    By on February 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

    Snapchat Android smartphone with 360-degree camera in the works: Report

    Photo-sharing mobile service Snapchat is reportedly planning to launch an Android smartphone that will give consumers more control over the camera features. "A California-based marketing firm has unveiled a concept handset equip with a 360-degree camera, buttons that let users scroll through filters and a one touch capture function for easy sharing," Daily Mail reported. More →
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