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Today's Tech News: Union Budget 2021, popular Twitter accounts banned, more

Today's Tech News: Checkout latest top Technology trends; Union Budget 2021 will make phones expensive, Poco M3 India launch details, and more.

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Another day, another chain of events in the tech world. Today, we saw the announcement of the Union Budget 2021, which will impact the prices of upcoming mobile phones. The Poco M3 will be a new smartphone to enter India via an online event scheduled to take place tomorrow. Also Read - MyJio Android app reportedly showing full screen ads, violating Google policies

Internet services will remain suspended in Delhi on February 2 and Twitter accounts of an Indian actor and journalist among others have been suspended citing ‘legal demand’. Here’s a look at today’s top news. Also Read - Twitter testing new Shopping Cards for its Android app

Union Budget 2021 announced

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget 2021 today. As part of the new budget, a major announcement is related to the tech world. The customs duty on mobile chargers and more phone parts has been increased to 2.5 percent. The hike is to boost local manufacturing of these parts and it is most likely to increase mobile phone prices. Read here for more details. Also Read - Twitter's Clubhouse-like Spaces now available for Android: What is it, how to use, and more questions answered

Poco M3 India launch

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Poco is finally launching the much-rumored Poco M3 budget smartphone in India tomorrow. The smartphone will launch via an online event scheduled to take place at 12 pm. The device has already launched globally and will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage, triple rear cameras, and a huge 6,000mAh battery. It is likely to fall under Rs 15,000. Read here for more details.

Mobile Internet ban on Delhi borders till Feb 2

The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that it will keep the internet services suspended until February 2 amidst the farmer’s protest in Delhi-NCR. The ban will affect areas near the Delhi borders including Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri. Meanwhile, Haryana had also suspended internet services until 5 pm today. Read here for more details.

Twitter suspends popular accounts

Twitter accounts of Indian actor Sushant Singh, magazine The Caravan, activist Hansraj Meena, the Kisan Ekta Morcha, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Jarnail Singh, CPI(M) leader Md Salim, and more have been suspended due to ‘Legal Demand.’ This can happen when a higher authority has asked to do so. Read here for more details.

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  • Published Date: February 1, 2021 8:48 PM IST
  • Updated Date: February 2, 2021 9:07 AM IST


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