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    Adele, Bond Help Revamped Sony Escape Spectre of Losses

    British pop diva Adele and suave spy James Bond may be unlikely stars in Sony’s turnaround, but the firm is betting they are key to a corporate makeover that analysts say still has a long way to go. The company is leaning on movies, music, and soaring sales of the PlayStation video game console in […]

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    iPhone: How to Block SMS From Any Sender Including Bulk Messages

    Spam is something most people have accepted as a part of their lives. While there are various easy ways to block email spam, most people don’t bother blocking SMS or text messages spam. On Android, various awesome SMS apps let you fully block spam texts or send them to a separate folder to check later. […]

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    Five Key Takeaways From Our LeEco Le 1s Review

    LeEco’s budget Le 1s smartphone has received tremendous response from consumers in India, according to the company. The first flash sale of the LeEco Le 1s last week saw 70,000 units going out of stock in just 2 seconds, and the claims for the second flash sale were equally impressive. The Le 1s packs a […]

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    Japan Camera Makers Battle Smartphone Onslaught

    Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos. “It is easy to take your smartphone out of your pocket if you want to take a picture […]

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    RIP Free Basics, No More Refunds on Amazon, and Other Headlines This Week

    This week in tech, we’ve seen some major developments on Net Neutrality in India, and also some impressive scientific developments. There were also some big game releases, so there’s a lot to track. Worried you missed out on any news this week? Here are the highlights that we’ve picked this week. Apple, no stranger to […]

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    Freedom 251 Smartphone: 10 Unanswered Questions

    There’s a simple maxim that people would do well to remember – if it seems too good to be true, then there’s probably a catch. So when a virtually unknown company called Ringing Bells announced the launch of a 3G smartphone priced at just Rs. 251, it set off warning bells instead. Named the Freedom […]

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    MWC 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5, and Other Things You Can Expect

    The annual Mobile World Congress exhibition in Barcelona is both a launch pad and a proving ground for tech companies, many of which will launch their most important products of the year within hours of each other and compete for the world’s attention. Over the course of the week, we’ll see a slew of smartphones, […]

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    Japan Sees Drop in iPhone Shipments

    Shipments to Japan of Apple Inc.’s iPhones dropped 10.6 percent in 2015 from a year earlier, marking the first drop in Japan since the ubiquitous smartphone went on sale in 2008, MM Research Institute said on Saturday. According to the research institute, shipments totalled 14.73 million units, with the notable slump attributable to sluggish sales […]

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    Chhattisgarh committing atrocities against poor and muzzling media, alleges Congress

    18.1K Total Views The Congress on Monday demanded a fair investigation into the systematic atrocities allegedly being committed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Chhattisgarh government on the poor, Dalits and Adivasis, and accused the Raman Singh administration of blatantly muzzling journalists who report on these incidents by intimidating them. The Opposition party accused the chief […]

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    Indians think Africans are ‘frauds and prostitutes’ ‒ so why do they still come to India to study?

    Photo Credit: Noah Seelam/AFP 21.8K Total Views On the morning of February 6, a few hundred African students gathered on the steps of Bengaluru’s Town Hall, a striking, colonnaded building at the heart of the sprawling metropolis best known as India’s Silicon Valley. Holding posters, some printed and most handwritten, and shouting slogans, they were […]