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Ravi Shankar Prasad exhorts electronics, mobile cos to step up manufacturing, export from India

The government on Monday exhorted captains of electronics and mobile industry to step up investments as well as manufacturing in India and asserted that fundamentals of the economy remain strong despite global turbulence. Addressing CEO and heads of leading electronics and mobile companies like Apple, Dell, Oppo and Samsung among other others, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made an aggressive ... Read More »

This new govt portal will find your lost or stolen mobile phone

The Central government has launched a portal which will help the users to detect their lost or stolen mobile phones. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Friday, unveiled a portal where an user can report a complaint of lost or stolen phones. The project has started on a pilot basis in Maharashtra on Friday and later it will be implemented across ... Read More »

‘Lenovo could make India a mobile manufacturing hub’

BERLIN: Lenovo, the world’s largest personal computer maker, said India could become one of its global manufacturing hubs at a time when it is in the cross fire of tariff increases, direct fallout of the US-China trade fight. Last month, US President Donald Trump announced a plan to impose a 10% import tariff on Chinese goods while new duty on certain consumer items from China, ... Read More »

Samsung Introduces its First 5G-Integrated Mobile Processor, the Exynos 980

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced its latest mobile processor, the Exynos 980, which combines the best-in-class connectivity with an integrated 5G modem and intelligent processing performance in a single chip. “With the introduction of our 5G modem last year, Samsung has been driving in the 5G revolution and paved the way towards the next ... Read More »

Monitoring of mobile phones – rights groups challenge police

 It is alleged that the Met has been using covert data capture technology that can masquerade as phone networks. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA The refusal by police forces to disclose whether they are exploiting covert surveillance technology to track mobile phones is to be challenged at a tribunal next week. Privacy International, represented by lawyers for the civil rights organisation Liberty, ... Read More »

Get off your mobile phone. 5 hours of daily use can lead to obesity and cancer

Spending more than 5 hours on phone daily can make you fat Researchers have found that students who use their smartphones five or more hours a day are prone to higher risk of obesity and likely to have other lifestyle habits that increases the risk of heart disease. According to a study, researchers analysed 1,060 students (700 girls and 360 ... Read More »

Flipkart Month-End Mobiles Fest Sale Offers Google Pixel 3, Motorola One Power, Honor 9N Discounts, and More Deals

Google Pixel 3, Motorola One Power, Honor 9N, Poco F1, and Nokia 6.1 have received discounts during the Month-End Mobiles Fest sale on Flipkart. The sale, which started today, will last until Wednesday, July 31. It also brings discounted prices of the Honor 10 Lite, Honor 7s, Honor 9i, and Honor 9 Lite. Customers can also avail additional exchange discounts ... Read More »

Italy Drafts ‘No-Mobile-Phone Phobia’ Law

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young. The bill seeks to treat so-called “no-mobile-phone phobia” (also known as “nomophobia”) or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks or messaging apps. It proposes ... Read More »

Micromax’s Rahul Sharma: From mobile to mobility

Rahul Sharma, founder, Revolt Intellicorp Rahul Sharma had many reasons to start making electric bikes. To begin with, there were the dwindling fortunes of his company Micromax Informatics, once India’s second-largest phone maker with a market share of over 20 percent in 2014; today it is a fringe player, with less than 2 percent market share. Then there is his ... Read More »

Mobile Speeds Slow Down as India Falls to 121 Position in Speedtest Global Index for April 2019

India witnessed a dip in mobile speeds in April 2019 with its rank remaining at 68th position in fixed broadband speeds globally and has decreased in ranking to 121 in mobile speeds, Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, said on Monday in updates to its Speedtest Global Index for April 2019. While India has maintained its position in fixed broadband with ... Read More »