FreeCharge ties up with ePaisa, aims to give users easier payment options at offline stores

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FreeCharge ties up with ePaisa, aims to give users easier payment options at offline stores

FreeCharge, one of India's digital payment platform on Friday announced its partnership with ePaisa. This partnership will enable customers with easy payment options through the FreeCharge wallet giving them the access to a varied set of offline merchants across retail, food and beverages, wellness, travel and entertainment. FreeCharge aims to be the payment OS of the country. FreeCharge's goal is to create an ecosystem for digital payments. More →
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Google’s next virtual reality headset won’t depend on a smartphone, PC or game console

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Google’s next virtual reality headset won’t depend on a smartphone, PC or game console

Google’s next generation Virtual Reality gear may be independent of smartphones, computers or game console, reports the Wall Street Journal. If the report is true, Google’s all-in-one virtual reality will be the first VR gear to have such feature so far. Google’s current VR platform, Cardboard, currently relies on smartphones and dedicated VR app toMore →
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 spotted ahead of official launch at MWC 2016: Specifications and features

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 spotted ahead of official launch at MWC 2016: Specifications and features

Samsung is gearing up to unveil its latest flagship tablet, dubbed Galaxy Tab S3. Ahead of the official announcement, speculated to be held at MWC 2016, the Tab S3 has been spotted in recent GFXBench results. More →
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Paytm goes big on omni-channel retail, ties up with 5,000 offline retailers

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Paytm goes big on omni-channel retail, ties up with 5,000 offline retailers

As a part of its omni-channel strategy, Paytm has joined hands with 5,500 stores, out of which 4,000 are brand exclusive mobile stores, whereas the reaming 1,500 are large appliance retailers. The offline retail store owners can list and sell their products on Paytm platform. More →
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Apple still rules the US smartphone market, Samsung is catching up soon

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Apple still rules the US smartphone market, Samsung is catching up soon

Apple is still the leader in the US smartphone market but it needs to pull up all its socks as Samsung is fast catching up with its stunning range of Android-based devices, a new report has revealed. According to US-based market research firm Parks Associates, Apple is still well in the lead compared to competing manufacturers, holding 40 percent of the smartphone market while Samsung holds around 31 percent of the market and LG is next in line with 10 percent.  More →
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New 4G players like Reliance Jio will have big impact on the industry: Vodafone India CEO

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New 4G players like Reliance Jio will have big impact on the industry: Vodafone India CEO

With Reliance Jio preparing to launch its 4G service, Vodafone India CEO Sunil Sood Thursday said the entry of a new player will shake-up the industry, but added that this will also give a chance to existing operators to innovate. "Any new player gives a chance to other industry players to re-examine themselves and get more innovative, which ultimately benefits the customers. "Any new player will shake up Indian telecom industry," Sood told PTI in Bengaluru on the sidelines of the launch of Vodafone's 4G service in the city. More →
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Lava A88, A71 and X11 with 4G LTE support launched: Price, specifications and features

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Lava A88, A71 and X11 with 4G LTE support launched: Price, specifications and features

Lava has launched three new budget centric smartphones in India. Called as Lava A88A71 and X11, all three smartphones come with dual-SIM and 4G LTE support. These smartphones will be available across e-commerce sites and offline retail stores starting third week of February. Priced in the Rs 5,500 to Rs 8,000 range, all of these smartphones run on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out-of-the-box. More →
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Honor Holly 2 Plus with 4,000mAh battery to be available from February 15: Specifications and feature

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Honor Holly 2 Plus with 4,000mAh battery to be available from February 15: Specifications and feature

Honor launched the Holly 2 Plus alongside the Honor 5X last month. Today the company has announced that the smartphone will go on sale starting February 15 midnight on both Amazon India and Flipkart. It is priced at Rs 8,499 and will be available in dark grey, white and gold colors. More →
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‘Indian websites are more vulnerable to cyber attacks from Pakistan-based hackers on major events’

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‘Indian websites are more vulnerable to cyber attacks from Pakistan-based hackers on major events’

India-Pakistan rivalry has spilled over into cyberspace through hacktivism and even "state-sponsored" attacks with popular Indian websites more prone to such strikes during high-profile events like cricket matches and Independence Day, a CIA-backed threat intelligence company has said. Analyzing patterns of cyber-attacks around several events like Independence Day, 26/11 and cricket matches, Boston-based Recorded Future in its report suggested many possible motivations and objectives of the cyber activities between India and Pakistan, ranging from loosely- affiliated hacktivist groups defacing symbols and institutions to more coordinated state-sponsored attacks. More →
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Instagram to add YouTube-like videos views counter

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Instagram to add YouTube-like videos views counter

Instagram, the online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service, will soon disclose as to how many people viewed your video. The Facebook owned service will display the number of views. In addition, one can also see how many people liked the video and their identity. The view count will allow the users to know how well their videos are doing with fans and potential customers, in a similar way like on YouTube, cnet.com reported.  More →
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