China's Xiaomi unveils two thinner, lighter phablets
Jan 16, 2015 at 03:42 | Source:
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled two flagship phablets in Beijing on Thursday, comparing them directly with Apple's largest iPhones. Chief executive Lei Jun introduced the Mi Note, saying it was shorter, thinner and lighter than the ...
Samsung Electronics launches Tizen smartphone in India
Jan 15, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
SEOUL/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd(005930.KS) has launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's aim to build a software ecosystem to rival Google Inc's(G...
PayPal joins HPC User Forum Steering Committee
Jan 14, 2015 at 10:42 | Source:
Digital payment leader PayPal, an eBay company, has joined the Steering Committee of the High Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum, according to Earl Joseph, program vice president for HPC at International Data Corporation (IDC) and executive direc...
Motorola heads back into China's smartphone market
Jan 07, 2015 at 22:02 | Source:
Motorola has announced it will re-enter the Chinese smartphone market from February with at least three products. China is one of the world's biggest and fastest growing smartphone markets. Motorola's phone business had retreated from the m...
Xiaomi unveils Mi 4 smartphone and Mi Band wristband
Dec 30, 2014 at 07:02 | Source:
China's fast-growing electronics firm Xiaomi has unveiled a new flagship smartphone and companion wristband. The firm is marketing the steel handset's 5in (12.7cm) screen as offering 17% greater resolution than Apple's higher priced iP...
Xiaomi's India smartphone ban exposes wider patent risk
Dec 14, 2014 at 22:15 | Source:
MUMBAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - The court order that banned Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi from selling its phones in India has halted its breakneck expansion into the world's fastest growing major smartphone market and could be just the start of a string of...
Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
Dec 05, 2014 at 01:45 | Source:
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to OxfordDictionaries.com, the free online ...
Software market grows 11%
Dec 02, 2014 at 04:12 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Calcutta, Dec. 1: Improving economic sentiments and political stability have led to a 10.7 per cent growth in the Indian software market between January and June compared with the corresponding period in 2013, research firm IDC said today. The forma...
Alibaba sniffs investment scope
Nov 27, 2014 at 03:26 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
New Delhi, Nov. 26: Jack Ma, the e-commerce whizz from China, today committed himself to invest more in India and partner local tech entrepreneurs to help them to grow. Ma, the founder of e-commerce portal Alibaba, whose $25-billion initial public o...
India is the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia: IDC
Nov 26, 2014 at 14:41 | Source:
India is the fastest growing market in Asia Pacific with a quarter-on-quarter growth of 27 percent in Q3 2014 (July-September). According to IDC, the market observed exceptional growth owing to festive demand and recorded a new high in smartphone shi...
Facebook admits failings over emotion manipulation study
Oct 29, 2014 at 03:42 | Source:
Facebook said it will change the way it does research, but stopped short of apologising for a controversial experiment it conducted this year. In June, the site was criticised for manipulating the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without their cons...
Apple plans iPad event on October 16, sends invite
Oct 09, 2014 at 00:06 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Wednesday sent out invitations to an October 16 event expected to spotlight updates to its line of iPad tablet computers. The gathering is set for an auditorium on Apple's main campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino an...