Smartphones

News from other websites on Smartphones

San Bernardino shooters were radicalised at least two years ago: FBI

Dec 10, 2015 at 13:50 | Source: FirstPost

Washington: The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago well before one of them came to the U.S. on a fiance visa and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013, FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday in prov...

In Australia, banks disrupt Apple with mobile payments power

Dec 10, 2015 at 12:41 | Source: FirstPost

Apple Inc is struggling to persuade Australia's big banks to sign up for its Apple Pay mobile payment system, people familiar with the matter say, as the technology giant works from an unfamiliar negotiating position: weakness, not strength. Apple ro...

China chips away at U.S., Taiwan semiconductor dominance

Dec 09, 2015 at 12:51 | Source: FirstPost

China's multi-billion dollar drive towards self-reliance in semiconductors has spawned a cluster of chip designers that industry experts say could eventually rival leaders Qualcomm Inc and MediaTek Inc.The world's second-largest economy now boasts ni...

China's OnePlus to miss 1 million smartphone sales target here

Dec 09, 2015 at 10:23 | Source: FirstPost

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus will miss its target of selling 1 million handsets in India in 2015 - its first year in the country - but not by much, a company executive said.OnePlus's high-spec mid-range phones have proven to be a hit, but supply ...

Bulbul Apps, a story telling platform for kids, to expand into 12 languages

Dec 07, 2015 at 16:15 | Source: FirstPost

With story tellers at home being a rarity what with nuclear families being the norm, and children rushing to school and attending other classes to supplement their learning, it was opportune time for an app that would narrate stories for children. Bu...

Samsung to finally pay Apple $548 million in patent dispute

Dec 07, 2015 at 13:25 | Source: FirstPost

Samsung fought until the bitter end to avoid paying Apple, but the company now says it will finally hand over the more than $548 million it owes for infringing the patents and designs of its biggest smartphone rival. In papers filed in federal court ...

How malaria can be diagnosed with a cell phone

Dec 02, 2015 at 11:22 | Source: FirstPost

New technology that transforms a cell phone into a mobile polarized microscope can diagnose malaria in a Rwandan village with the same level of accuracy as a hi-tech lab in a major Western city, according to Texas A&M University biomedical engine...

Startups and small vendors are driving innovation in the Internet of Things

Nov 30, 2015 at 13:15 | Source: FirstPost

By Jim TullyMuch of the innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) is being fueled by young, dynamic companies, and the maker generation. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2017, 50 percent of IoT solutions will originate in startups less than three y...

IoT healthcare market to be worth $163.24 billion by 2020

Nov 27, 2015 at 17:20 | Source: FirstPost

The IoT healthcare market is being driven by the rising demand for improved healthcare, reduced cost of care, and evolution of high speed networking technologies and is expected to grow from $32.47 billion in 2015 to $163.24 billion by 2020, accordin...

Govt working on e-commerce definition for clarity, says Sitharaman

Nov 25, 2015 at 17:15 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: In view of 'very complex' and 'multi-layered' business structure of e-commerce firms, the government is working on a proper definition to bring clarity on a host of issues including taxation, Commerce and industry Minister Nirmamala Sithar...

Next Orbit Ventures to accelerate $750 mn fund raising plan for investments in semi-conductor chips

Nov 25, 2015 at 10:34 | Source: FirstPost

Mumbai: Private equity fund Next Orbit Ventures (NOV) said it will raise $750 million, which will be invested in the electronics industry, including in a semiconductor chips manufacturing facility."We are launching our second fund of $750 millio...

In 4G push, Idea Cellular to buy Videocon spectrum in Gujarat, UP for Rs 3,310 cr

Nov 25, 2015 at 09:09 | Source: FirstPost

Idea Cellular Ltd, India's third-biggest mobile phone operator, has agreed to buy radio airwaves in two services areas from smaller rival Videocon Telecommunications for Rs 3,310 crore to boost its high-speed data services.The deal comes a month afte...

In 4G push, Idea agrees to buy Videocon spectrum in Gujarat, UP for Rs 3,310 cr

Nov 25, 2015 at 08:16 | Source: FirstPost

Idea Cellular Ltd, India's third-biggest mobile phone operator, has agreed to buy radio airwaves in two services areas from smaller rival Videocon Telecommunications for Rs 3,310 crore to boost its high-speed data services.The deal comes a month afte...

Idea Cellular to buy mobile airwaves for $499 million from Videocon | Reuters

Nov 25, 2015 at 01:30 | Source: FirstPost

MUMBAI Idea Cellular Ltd (IDEA.NS), India's third-biggest mobile phone operator, has agreed to buy radio airwaves in two services areas from smaller rival Videocon Telecommunications for 33.10 billion rupees ($499 million) to boost its high-speed dat...

Betamax tips its hat before TV unravels at the seams

Nov 23, 2015 at 13:59 | Source: FirstPost

By Brian MorrisIn the words of the great Ernest Hemingway, things can happen gradually, then suddenly. This musing seemed particularly poignant earlier this week when Sony announced the discontinuation of Betamax, once the future of entertainment, bu...

Reliance Jio's entry seen increasing competition in telecom, lowering data tarrifs

Nov 21, 2015 at 13:27 | Source: FirstPost

The impending entry of Reliance Jio will increase competition in the Indian telecom sector and pressure credit profiles of the top-four telecom companies, Fitch Ratings has said.In order to be competitive and grab chunk of the market share, Jio is li...

S&P 500 scores best week in almost a year| Reuters

Nov 21, 2015 at 03:15 | Source: FirstPost

Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while the ...

Instant messaging apps in spotlight after IS attacks

Nov 20, 2015 at 00:20 | Source: FirstPost

Leading encrypted apps recommended by the Islamic State group for secure messaging said Thursday they were making modest moves to stop jihadists using their technology in the wake of the bloody attacks in Paris, but defended a right to privacy.Instan...

New video shows carnage outside Paris attacks bar

Nov 19, 2015 at 22:35 | Source: FirstPost

PARIS: As pools of blood seep between overturned tables, the only sound shattering the eerie silence of the Paris street is the voice of the man filming the scene, who can only exclaim the words "Jesus Christ."Four bodies lie crumpled on th...

CA Technologies aims to deliver Digital Transformation through new DevOps, API, Agile and Security offerings

Nov 19, 2015 at 15:39 | Source: FirstPost

CA Technologies (CA) started out being Computer Associates in 1974 and few people other than technology practitioners who deal with the nuts and bolts of IT would realise CA still exists after changes in leadership, strategy and many acquisitions. At...

video of the day

This one reform will be a gamechanger for banks: Dipen Sheth

Explore Moneycontrol

Copyright © e-Eighteen.com Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of news articles, photos, videos or any other content in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of moneycontrol.com is prohibited.