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Honor 10 Leaked Image Shows Dual Cameras With f/1.6 Aperture, Twilight Colour Variant

HIGHLIGHTS The image shows a horizontal dual camera setup on the back It has standard Honor branding on the bottom Honor 10 launch event is slated for April 19 Honor 10, the Huawei brand’s next flagship, is expected to launch at an event on April 19 in China. The latest render of the smartphone’s back panel has been leaked online ... Read More »

Ministry of Defence Website Not Hacked or Defaced, Says MeitY

The Defence Ministry’s official website was hacked on Friday, forcing the government to initiate action to restore the site. A Chinese character appeared on top of the page when website www.mod.gov.in was opened. Later, the words “the site cannot be reached” and “please try again” appeared on the home page. Minutes later, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took to Twitter to say: ... Read More »

Walmart Said to Complete Due Diligence for Buying Into Flipkart

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week, two sources said, as the US retail giant looks to take a controlling stake of 51 percent or more in the Indian company. Walmart has already floated a shareholder agreement, or offer proposal, and is looking to shell out about $10 billion to $12 billion for the stake that would value ... Read More »

IPL 2018: Airtel to Deploy ‘Massive MIMO Pre-5G’ Networks Across Venues

Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will deploy the advanced Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across Indian Premier League (IPL) 201 match venues starting with the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where the first match will be played on April 7. The telecom service provider said it will deploy the service in IPL match venues in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mohali, Indore, Jaipur, Bengaluru and Chennai. ... Read More »

Facebook Deleted CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Messages From Inboxes

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook deleted Zuckerberg’s messages from inboxes of people It admits to the report, citing ‘corporate security’ as a reason Facebook mentioned the Sony Pictures hack in its response Facebook has admitted that it has been deleting messages that Mark Zuckerberg had sent to a few people. While regular users can only delete messages in their own inbox and are not allowed to ... Read More »

Facebook Pressed Over Role in People Smuggling

A United Nations migration official called Thursday for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers. Leonard Doyle, director of media and communication at the UN International Organisation for Migration, said that Facebook and WhatsApp have become the media of choice for people smugglers in the Middle East and Africa to advertise their services and make arrangements with ... Read More »

Russia Files Lawsuit to Block Telegram Messaging App

Russia’s state communications watchdog said on Friday it had filed a lawsuit to limit access to the Telegrammessaging app after the company refused to give Russian state security services access to its users’ secret messages. Ranked as the world’s ninth most popular mobile messaging app, Telegram is widely used in countries across the former Soviet Union and Middle East. Active users ... Read More »

Led by Alto & Dzire, Maruti Suzuki now sells 1 car every 20 seconds; Swift, Baleno, Brezza top sellers

Maruti Suzuki has just recorded its best ever sales figures for a business year. The automaker sold over 16.5 lakh cars in India over the last 12 months (April 2017 to March 2018). This means that Maruti sold 4,530 cars every day, or 1 car every 20 seconds. This sales performance has given Maruti over 50 % of market share ... Read More »

Ford Figo Aspire Facelift to borrow EcoSport’s powerful petrol engine; Spied ahead of India launch

The facelifted Ford Figo Aspire has been spied testing on Indian roads, and the launch is just weeks away. The compact sedan, which competes with the Maruti Suzuki Dzire and the Hyundai Xcent, will get a minor stylistic makeover inside-out. The big changes will have to do with the car’s mechanicals. The Figo Aspire will get not one but two ... Read More »

India’s first Maruti Suzuki Baleno with a panoramic sunroof is here!

Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a top-selling hatchback in India. The premium hatchback gets many lifestyle features but misses out on the sunroof. In fact, none of the vehicles from this segment offers a sunroof in India. Here is a Baleno with a panoramic sunroof and it looks quite cool. Panoramic sunroofs are limited to only high-end luxury SUVs and cars. ... Read More »