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  1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes on sale today at 12PM, matte black color variant to be available on March 1

    02.22 / 03:39 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Riding high on the success of the Redmi Note 3 in 2016, Xiaomi kicked off this year with the launch of the Redmi Note 4. In one of its recent flash sales, the company claims to have sold more than 250,000 units of the Redmi Note 4 in just 10 minutes. Xiaomi expects to sell as many as 7 million units of the smartphone in India this year. If you have missed on buying the Redmi Note 4 in previous sales, today is another opportunity to get on. The company will be hosting its fifth sale of the…
  2. Particles from outer space may freeze your phone: Study

    02.22 / 01:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    When your computer crashes or your smartphone freezes, most likely you blame the manufacturer. In many instances, however, these failures may be caused by the impact of electrically charged particles generated by cosmic rays that originate outside the solar system, a study says. ”This is a really big problem, but it is mostly invisible to the public,” said Bharat Bhuva, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, US. When cosmic rays …
  3. Malicious stories being spread to target him, says Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka

    02.21 / 21:43 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Infosys chief Vishal Sikka said “false and malicious” stories are being spread about the $200-million Panaya buyout to target him even as the tech major asserted that no one from the management team benefited from the deal. In a letter to employees, Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka lashed out at detractors for spreading “false and malicious” stories about the company and said they were “designed” to target him to the “point of haras…
  4. NASA to reveal new findings on exoplanets this week

    02.21 / 19:18 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    NASA has hinted at discovery of something exciting related to planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The US space agency said it will hold a news conference to present the findings at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. Prominent NASA scientists, astronomers and a professor of planetary science and physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will participate at the briefing. NASA has also invited media and the public to ask questions during the bri…
  5. Gemalto to provide on-demand connectivity and eSIM solutions for Microsoft’s Windows 10 devices.

    02.21 / 18:11 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Global digital security firm Gemalto on Tuesday announced it will make available its On-Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Microsoft’s Windows 10 devices. The eSIM is designed to be remotely provisioned by mobile network operators with subscription information and is globally interoperable across all carriers, device makers and technology providers implementing the specification. Gemalto’s On-Demand Connectivity solution gives service providers the capability to…
  6. Reliance Jio’s free voice services violate TRAI’s norms, Vodafone tells Delhi HC

    02.21 / 17:04 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Vodafone India on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it was aggrieved by the free voice services being provided by Reliance Jio (RJIO) as it violated TRAI’s tariff orders. Vodafone contended before Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva that inter-connection usage charges (IUC) form the floor price as per tariff orders of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and “one cannot go below that”. The company alleged that by providing the free voice calls and continuing to do so as a promotional …
  7. MWC 2017: From LG G6 to Nokia 3310, launches to expect

    02.21 / 17:04 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    It’s that time of the year when mobile companies from around the world gather in Barcelona to show their latest advancements. Unlike last month’s CES, we will get to see quite a few new smartphones at MWC 2017, and in the run up to the event the rumor mills have been buzzing and how. Though MWC officially starts from Monday, February 27, most of the announcements are expected to happen over the weekend starting with BlackBerry, with its hardware partner TCL Alcatel’s event scheduled f…
  8. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note 64GB variant goes on sale on Flipkart at 11:59 PM tonight

    02.21 / 15:44 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Although the Vibe K5 Note was launched last year in August, this year the device sort of made a re-entry into the market with a new variant, which features larger internal storage. Graduating from the earlier 32GB storage option, the new variant now offers 64GB internal storage, along with 4GB of RAM. After being launched yesterday, the device is now going on sale on Flipkart tonight at 11:59 PM. The device is priced at Rs 13,499, and is available in Gold, Silver, and Dark Grey, color…
  9. Centre launches ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’ security solution for desktop, smartphones

    02.21 / 15:44 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    At a time when cyber attacks are increasing by day, the government through its Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in) on Tuesday launched “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” — a new desktop and mobile security solution for a secure cyber space in the country. The new solution will notify, enable cleaning and secure systems of end-users to prevent further infections. “Launched ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’ (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), an imp milestone…
  10. BHIM app has crossed 17 million downloads: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

    02.21 / 14:40 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Indigenous digital payments app BHIM, which the government launched last December for fast and secure cashless transactions, has recorded 17 million downloads so far, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday said. “There has been over 17 million downloads of the BHIM app so far,” Kant said at a press meet. Noting that the app initially suffered from glitches, he said the level of technical failure has now come down significantly. The Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app was lau…
  11. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 design detailed in new leaked images ahead of MWC 2017

    02.21 / 13:37 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Even as MWC 2017 is inching closer, rumors and leaks for the highly awaited Samsung Tab S3 are also pouring in at a faster pace. Shortly after rumors of Galaxy Tab S3 launching with S-Pen surfaced, what is believed to be the live images of the tablet have now emerged online. The images of the Galaxy Tab S3 have been spotted on Taiwan’s National Communication Propagation Committee where the device was submitted for regulatory approval prior to its expected launch at MWC 2017. According to t…
  12. Reliance Jio’s move to end free offers will provide relief to industry: COAI

    02.21 / 13:37 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Cellular operators association COAI today expressed relief that newcomer Reliance Jio has announced “price points” for data services post April 1, which although “aggressive” will not bleed the industry. The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said the pricing along with customer experience determined by a telecom networks ability to take data traffic load will differentiate the winners from losers going forward. “They have announced the pricing for…
  13. Samsung Galaxy Book with Windows 10 rumored after ‘Book Settings’ app surfaces on app store

    02.21 / 13:37 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Looks like Samsung is all set for a new Windows 10 tablet. Recently, Samsung released a “Book Settings” app in the Windows Store, which includes references to an unannounced Samsung ‘Galaxy Book’ device. While we expect the Galaxy Tab S3 to be unveiled at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 this weekend, appearance of the Book Settings app at this point of time could be a precursor to a new product line. Talking about the Book Settings app that has surfaced, the app is…
  14. Honor Pad 3 with 8-inch display, 3GB of RAM spotted on TENAA: Specifications, features

    02.21 / 12:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The next product from Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor has leaked online. The company is likely to launch a tablet under the model number KOB-L09, which has appeared on TENAA, revealing a few details. The TENAA listing confirms that the Honor Pad 3 will launch in diamond and gray color variants. According to the listing, the Honor Pad 3 comes with an all-metal design with the rear camera situated at the top left corner of the phone. Up front is what appears to be 2.5D glass. The device also comes w…
  15. Satya Nadella discusses Microsoft’s Digi Gaon initiative with IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    02.21 / 12:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and discussed the company’s rural digital initiatives and leveraging LinkedIn for creating employment opportunities. “Microsoft is doing good work in India. In particular, we have appreciated their initiative for digital inclusion in village, the Harisal pilot project in Maharashtra where they brought in technology and connectivity for digital health and digital education…,” Prasad said after the…
  16. HTC U Ultra with secondary display, AI assistant launched at Rs 59,990: Specifications and features

    02.21 / 11:27 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    HTC finally launched its U Ultra smartphone today in India. The premium smartphone made its debut in January and among the many highlights, it boasts a Google Home-like always-on microphone feature. The HTC U Ultra is priced at Rs 59,990 and available in color choices of Black Oil, Cosmetic Pink and Indigo Blue. The smartphone will start selling from March 6. In addition to the HTC U Ultra, the company also announced the affordable U Play. It is priced at Rs 39,990 and will be available…
  17. Government aims to bring broadband to every village by 2018

    02.21 / 11:27 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    India aims to bring high-speed digital connectivity to every village by 2018 and is keen to share expertise in the area with other nations, the government said. “India’s Department of Telecom, under the Universal Services Obligation (USO) fund, is working to bring high-speed broadband to every village in the country by 2018,” Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said at the global conference here organized by the Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council…
  18. Apple to reportedly launch new iPad Pro lineup, 128GB iPhone SE, iPhone 7 red color variant next month

    02.21 / 11:27 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Apple recently sent out invites for its annual developer’s conference which is scheduled to be held on June 5 in San Jose. As it prepares to reveal iOS 11, Mac OS X 10.13 and Watch OS 4 at the WWDC 2017 event, Apple is said to host another event as early as next month. This new Apple event will be mainly focused on the iPad Pro as the company will reportedly introduce a new lineup. Apple is said to introduce new 10.5-inch iPad Pro model, 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2 models and a 7…
  19. Yahoo strikes global content partnership deals with UK media

    02.21 / 11:27 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Yahoo has announced global content partnerships with some of Britain’s premium publishing platforms, including the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Independent, the Evening Standard and Hearst UK. The move will enable the publishers distribute content via a curated feed, created in partnership with Yahoo in five countries — India, the US, Britain, Canada and Singapore. “Yahoo is committed to building the richest set of premium and personalized content experiences for our…
  20. Entrepreneurial energy in India is ‘tremendous’: Satya Nadella

    02.21 / 10:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    India is probably one of the places in the world where the entrepreneurial energy is able to scale up, not just start, Microsoft’s India-born chief Satya Nadella said. He said the entrepreneurial energy in the country is “tremendous” and Microsoft is “enthused about it. “Every time I come back to India, the thing that grabs you is the entrepreneurial spirit of the place. There are a whole bunch of startups doing really exiting work,” Nadella said. Center of entrepreneurial energy at least f…