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Lenovo K8 Note India Launch Set for Today, How to Watch Live Stream

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo K8 Note is set to launch at 12pm IST The company is holding the launch event in New Delhi The smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive Lenovo is all set to launch its K8 Note smartphone in India on Wednesday, with the launch event in New Delhi scheduled to begin at 12pm IST. The Lenovo K8 Notelaunch event is ... Read More »

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle with Apple, filing a patent infringement lawsuit ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung to skip in-screen fingerprint scanner on Galaxy S9 Apple has been said to ditch fingerprint scanner on iPhone 8 Galaxy Note 9 smartphone is expected to come out next year Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, ... Read More »

ShopClues to enter unboxed gadgets segment, eyes doubling GMV

Online marketplace ShopClues is entering the unboxed and refurbished electronic gadgets category and targets doubling its gross merchandise value with a customer count of 9 million by the end of this fiscal. The company aims to organise the mostly unstructured category of used and unboxed electronics, it said. “With a focus on the ‘re-new’ gadgets category, ShopClues is structuring the ... Read More »

Apple Said to Seek Tax Breaks for Its iPhone Suppliers in India

HIGHLIGHTS Government officials say meeting this request would require a new policy Apple submitted a list of prerequisites to make iPhones from scratch It began assembling the iPhone SE in Bengaluru in May Apple has asked the Indian government to extend tax breaks to its suppliers if India seeks to become a manufacturing hub for iPhones and its components. Government ... Read More »

Jio Phone: Airtel Plans to Beat the ‘Free’ Reliance Phone With Bundled Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel plans to launch bundled plans for 4G feature phones in the future For this, it will have to partner with feature phone manufacturers The Jio phone hits the market in August The Jio Phone launch saw the company bring a 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phone to the market, one that everyone expects to change the landscape of the low-end segment soon after ... Read More »

New Technology Brings Skeletal Tracking to Multi-Player Virtual Reality Experiences

Virtual reality in movie theaters and malls is about to get a whole lot more realistic, thanks to new tracking technology introduced by OptiTrack this week. The company, which is already supplying tracking solutions to The Void and other location-based VR startups, introduced a new whole-body VR tracking solution at SigGraph in Los Angeles Monday that could be one more step towards making loction-based virtual ... Read More »

Fairfield Police investing in technology to make work more efficient

The city of Fairfield has invested drug forfeiture money in new technology that helps improve efficiencies in police work. Pictured is the city’s 3-D laser scanner that takes interactive images of crime scenes and serious accident scenes. MICHAEL D. PITMAN/STAFF FAIRFIELD Technology often makes work more efficient. And while Fairfield police officials say nothing will replace “good, old-fashion” police work, ... Read More »

HOW NETFLIX DDOS’D ITSELF TO HELP PROTECT THE ENTIRE INTERNET

Netflix security engineer Scott Behrens ran a massive infrastructure test on the streaming system in front of dozens of coworkers. In the process, he brought the site down. But instead of panic or embarrassment, it was a moment of celebration. Behrens, working with cloud security engineer Jeremy Heffner and others, had successfully shown that Netflix was in fact vulnerable to ... Read More »

DDA Housing Scheme: Some banks agree to finance registration fee

After the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) held several meetings with them, some banks are likely to finance the registration fee for DDA’s newly launched 2017 housing scheme, while others continue to be hesitant. Earlier, eight banks that DDA had tied up with announced that they will not be able to finance the fees. However, some senior DDA officials took control ... Read More »