Hydrogen fuel cell powered smartphones could last a week on a single charge

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Hydrogen fuel cell powered smartphones could last a week on a single charge

With this new technology, your phone could get an entire week's battery life in a single charge. "Give us more juice" was the cry from tech enthusiasts at this year's CES 2016 held in January in Las Vegas and the number one item on their tech wish list was better battery life, Fortune said in its survey report. To this increasing demand, Intelligent Energy -- a 27-year-old British company working on clean power technology has an answer. More →
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Why India is still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

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Why India is still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

At a time when the global technology giants are set to leverage the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for your daily lives -- from taking care of businesses to fulfilling your personal needs -- India seems to be reluctant to get on to this bus. When Amit Singhal -- a India-born techie who joined Google nearly 15 years ago -- decided to quit this month and hand the baton over to the head of the technology giant's artificial intelligence (AI) chief, the message was clear: AI was the future that had arrived. Amid all the brouhaha over machines acquiring near-human intelligence, is India ready to embrace the change? More →
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LG G5 to come with ‘Always On’ display, to launch on February 21

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LG G5 to come with ‘Always On’ display, to launch on February 21

LG has already confirmed that it will be launching its upcoming flagship, the G5 at MWC 2016 on February 21. In the run-up to the event, LG has started teasing the smartphone in bits and pieces. The company has now posted a new GIF photo on social media pointing to an ‘always on’ display, just similar to the second screen on LG’s V10. The caption reads, “Never go asleep while others do. LG G5, Always ON.” More →
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Xiaomi Mi 5 camera samples emerge ahead of MWC launch, and they are stunning!

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Xiaomi Mi 5 camera samples emerge ahead of MWC launch, and they are stunning!

As we inch closer to MWC, we already have a fair idea on what to expect from the Xiaomi Mi 5. We have seen the smartphone from all possible angles, and have also come across the homescreen that confirmed a couple of important features. Now, Xiaomi's President Bin Lin has shared on Wiebo what appears to be the first camera samples from the upcoming flagship smartphone. More →
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France asks Facebook to stop sending user data to US

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France asks Facebook to stop sending user data to US

In another setback to Facebook in Europe, the French data protection authority has ordered the social networking giant to stop sending user data to the US and comply with the European data protection law. Facebook has been given three months to make the changes deemed necessary by the data protection authority CNIL and failing to do so will incur heavy fines. Specifically, the data protection agency is unhappy that Facebook collects the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have a Facebook account. More →
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Opera Software offered $1.2 billion takeover bid by Chinese consortium including Qihoo 360

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Opera Software offered $1.2 billion takeover bid by Chinese consortium including Qihoo 360

Opera Software has today announced that it has been made a takeover bid by a Chinese consortium. The offer values the browser maker at $1.2 billion, and the group includes Chinese tech companies like Qihoo 360, Kunlun Tech and unlisted Chinese firms like Golden Brick and Yonglian Investment. The offer is to acquire 100 percent of the company, and it represents over 50 percent premium on the company's current trading price. More →
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HTC One M10 aka Perfume to feature a 5.2-inch WQHD display: Report

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HTC One M10 aka Perfume to feature a 5.2-inch WQHD display: Report

While Samsung and LG have already announced their plans of launching their next-gen flagship smartphones at the MWC 2016, HTC hasn’t confirmed anything as yet. But that doesn’t stop the leaks surrounding the One M10 aka Perfume from pouring in. Just a couple of days back, we came across leaked photo of the smartphone’s front panel and today’s rumor sheds some light on the screen’s display size and resolution. More →
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When Marc Andreessen offended Indians with just one tweet

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When Marc Andreessen offended Indians with just one tweet

Renowned investor and technologist, Marc Andreessen has drawn ire for his tweets against India’s telecom regulator ruling that banned zero rating initiatives such as Facebook’s Free Basics. While he was amused why the country blocked free partial Internet to poor, Andreessen went on to invoke colonialism, stating India’s ‘anti-colonialism’ stance has been counterproductive. Andreessen is a director on Facebook's board. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge will be waterproof, could be made in India

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Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge will be waterproof, could be made in India

With just two weeks to go for Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 21 ahead of MWC 2016, more details about the highly anticipated Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started to surface. The latest leak gives credibility to the earlier rumors that pointed to both smartphones having waterproofing capabilities. India’s import-export database Zauba has a list of spare parts for the Galaxy S7 carrying model number SM-G930F. These include SIM tray, mic, HRM (heart rate monitor) and octa components, all having the keyword “waterproof.” More →
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Government considering allowing 100% FDI in ‘marketplace model of e-commerce’

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Government considering allowing 100% FDI in ‘marketplace model of e-commerce’

The government is considering permitting 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the marketplace format of e-commerce retailing with a view to attract more foreign investments. The norms on FDI in the sectors of e-commerce, and IT and ITeS are expected to be part of detailed guidelines, which would be rolled out soon by the government, sources said. Last week, a group of senior officials from departments of DIPP, corporate affairs and economic affairs, among others, discussed these matters in great detail. More →
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