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Rama Krishna August 5, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 5: Bharti Airtel on Friday launched two new postpaid plans under its ‘myPlan Infinity’ series, offering unlimited voice calls along with bundled 3G and 4G data, a company statement said here. “With ‘myPlan Infinity’ we are making voice calls free for our customers and offering them the flexibility to combine this benefit […]

Swathi August 5, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 5: Vodafone India under its ongoing Vodafone Delights bonanza introduced free 10-minute talk time to customers whose conversation gets interrupted for any reason, a company statement said here on Friday. “Each conversation on our network is important and must carry on uninterrupted. At times, however, conversations do get interrupted. To continue such […]

Rama Krishna August 5, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 5: Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek on Friday announced the availability of two new system-on-chips (SoCs) which will connect a smartphone to a diverse set of home features and functions. The SoCs — MT7687 and MT7697 — will be used for home gateway solutions and smart electronics like the smart washing machine, refrigerators, […]

APK August 4, 2016

Search engine giant Google India on Thursday showcased its smart, modern and secure offerings here that will enable customers to take advantage of the emerging digital technologies. Google’s enterprise offerings comprise the full array of IT needs from communication and productivity with apps to application hosting, data analysis and infrastructure with cloud platform and workplace […]

APK August 4, 2016

In a bid to make efficient hardware for its Oculus virtual reality headsets and internet drones, Facebook has built a new facility at its US campus which is called Area 404. The 22,000-square-foot lab at its Menlo Park, California, headquarters will help the social networking giant perform fast prototyping and modelling of new hardware products […]

APK August 4, 2016

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE is ready to hear your ideas for its upcoming crowdsourced smartphone which will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) next year. Earlier this year, ZTE announced that it would be crowdsourcing suggestions for a new mobile device and taking a step further in that direction has launched a new […]

APK August 4, 2016

In a move to make its Pages feature valuable for businesses online, Facebook on Thursday announced two new Page sections – Services and Shop – for emerging markets including in India where 57 per cent of people on Facebook are connected to a business. The Shop section provides businesses with a new way to prominently […]

APK August 4, 2016

Twitter shares surged by over 7 per cent to close at $17.61 on Wednesday following a rumour saying that former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer was buying the micro-blogging website. There were multiple reports, saying that Ballmer and Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal were getting ready with a bid to buy Twitter Shares. Last […]

Rama Krishna August 4, 2016

Mumbai, Aug 4: Key Indian equity market indices opened in the green on Thursday following the passage of constitutional amendment bill by Rajya Sabha which paved the way for Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, the biggest tax reform in the country. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 130.82 points or 0.47 per cent […]

APK August 4, 2016

Why Chinese? The screaming headline on hoardings in the capital and beyond showcasing new US smartphone maker InFocus clearly signals the beginning of an era for the Indian consumers to look beyond the high-end premium Apple to affordable and mid-segment devices from American players. The truth is that amid 50 Chinese players and several ‘Make […]