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Post-paid mobile services likely to resume in Kashmir from Saturday

Travel association bodies had said that no tourist would like to come to the Valley where no phones are working. Tourists seen near the Dal Lake after the Centre withdrew its advisory asking tourists to leave, in Srinagar, Thursday, October 10, 2019PTI Post-paid mobile services in Kashmir are likely to resume from Saturday, 68 days after they were shut down ... Read More »

‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ smashes PUBG record with 100 million downloads in first week

The mobile version of videogame franchise “Call of Duty” racked up 100 million downloads in its first week, industry site Sensor Tower said on Tuesday, dwarfing the debuts of previous smashes including “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG). PUBG, Fortnite and Electronic Arts’ “Apex Legends” scored 26.3 million, 22.5 million and 25 million respectively in their first week of release. “This ... Read More »

Samsung ends mobile phone production in China as it expands facility in India

Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has ended mobile telephone production in China, it said on Wednesday, hurt by intensifying competition from domestic rivals in the world’s biggest smartphone market. The shutdown of Samsung’s last China phone factory comes after it cut production at the plant in Huizhou in June and suspended another factory late last year, underscoring stiff competition in the country. ... Read More »

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 »