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Government Asks Rajasthan High Court to Stymie Potential Challenge to Chinese App Ban

India's government has petitioned the Rajasthan High Court to stop any of the Chinese companies whose 59 apps it recently banned from obtaining an injunction to block the order, according to two sources and the legal filing.

12 Jul 2020 1:53 pm
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Video Promo Leak Showcases It From All Sides Ahead of Launch

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G video promo has been leaked online that purportedly shows off the foldable phone from all sides. Separately, some key specifications of the new Samsung phone have surfaced on the Web.

11 Jul 2020 7:28 pm
Redmi Note 8 Price in India Hiked Once Again

Redmi Note 8 price in India has been hiked once again, Xiaomi confirmed to Gadgets 360. The latest revision comes just a little more than a month after the Redmi Note 8 received its last price hike in early June.

11 Jul 2020 7:09 pm
Redmi Note 7 Android 10-Based MIUI Update Starts Rolling Out in India for Some Users

Redmi Note 7 has started receiving the MIUI 11 update along with Android 10 in India. The new update is available as a beta stable release, which essentially means that the new software has been rolled out for a small number of users initially.

11 Jul 2020 5:32 pm
Dunzo Discloses Data Breach That Exposed User Details

Google-backed delivery services startup Dunzo on Saturday revealed that it had identified a data breach impacting one of its customer databases.

11 Jul 2020 4:17 pm
PC Sales Climb as COVID-19 Pandemic Keeps Consumers at Home: IDC, Gartner

PCs, somewhat left behind in the mobile internet age, are making a comeback as people stuck at home due to the coronavirus rely on them for work, education and entertainment, industry watchers Gartner and IDC say.

11 Jul 2020 2:35 pm
Twitter Suspends a Slew of White Nationalist Accounts

Twitter on Friday said it suspended more than 50 white nationalist accounts for violating policies against violent extremism.

11 Jul 2020 2:25 pm
Realme 6i Launch in India Tipped to Be July 14 by Flipkart Listing: Report

Realme 6i seems to debut in India alongside the Realme C11 on Tuesday, July 14. While Realme hasnt yet provided any details about the Realme 6i, Flipkart on Friday briefly showed off the launch details of the new Realme phone through its mobile app.

11 Jul 2020 2:06 pm
Amazon Begins Rolling Out Bigger UPS and FedEx-Style Delivery Trucks

Amazon is launching a new fleet of bigger, boxier trucks like those favoured by rival package carriers United Parcel Service and FedEx, as it fights to fix widespread pandemic-fueled delivery delays that sent customers into the arms of competitors like Walmart.

11 Jul 2020 1:53 pm
OnePlus Nord AR Launch Invites Go on Sale in India at Rs. 99 Ahead of Its July 21 Launch

OnePlus Nord launch invites are available for purchase in India days ahead of the formal debut of the new smartphone.

11 Jul 2020 12:47 pm
LinkedIn Sued Over Allegation It Secretly Reads Apple Users' Clipboard Content

LinkedIn was sued by a New York-based iPhone user on Friday for allegedly reading and diverting users' sensitive content from Apple's Universal Clipboard application.

11 Jul 2020 11:53 am
Facebook, Instagram Ban Content Promoting 'Conversion Therapy'

Facebook and Instagram on Friday said they are banning content that promotes conversion therapy, which is based on the unfounded notion that gays can change their sexual orientation through psychological or spiritual intervention.

11 Jul 2020 11:37 am
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $3 Million to Test Universal Basic Income

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has said he will donate $3 million to a group of US mayors to experiment with the creation of universal basic income.

11 Jul 2020 11:26 am
Facebook Repairs Bug That Prompted Brief iOS App Outages

Popular smartphone apps including Spotify and Pinterest suffered outages Friday for a few hours due to a bug in Facebook's systems.

11 Jul 2020 11:11 am
Apple Supplier Foxconn Said to Plan $1 Billion Investment in India

Foxconn plans to invest up to $1 billion to expand a factory in southern India where the Taiwanese contract manufacturer assembles Apple iPhones, two sources said.

11 Jul 2020 10:59 am
US Unveils Tariffs on France Over Digital Tax but Delays Collection

The US on Friday unveiled heavy import duties on France in retaliation for the country's digital tax on American tech giants, but will hold off on collecting the fees to allow time for the dispute to be resolved.

11 Jul 2020 10:44 am
OnePlus Pods True Wireless Earbuds Teased, Tipped to be Sold via Amazon India

OnePlus may soon release its first truly wireless earbuds, expected to be called the OnePlus Pods, as the company teased the launch of yet-unrevealed new headphones today.

10 Jul 2020 6:54 pm
Apples New MacBook Air to Go Into Mass Production in Q4, Redesigned MacBook Pro Models Planned for 2021: Kuo

Apple is planning to start producing its ARM-based MacBook Air as early as the fourth quarter of this year, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo predicted that the Cupertino giant would be able to reduce the starting price of its next-generation MacBook Air model by leveraging its in-house silicon over an Intel processor.

10 Jul 2020 6:53 pm
Oppo Enco W31, Oppo Enco M31 Wireless Headphones Get Temporary Price Cuts in India

Oppo Enco W31 and Oppo Enco M31 wireless headphones have received a temporary price cut in India. The headphones will be offered at reduced prices till July 15.

10 Jul 2020 6:41 pm
PUBG Mobile, Spotify, Tinder, Many Other iOS Apps Back After Brief Outage, Facebook SDK May Be the Cause

Pinterest, PUBG Mobile, Spotify, Tinder, and several more apps were crashing for iOS users worldwide today. Widespread reports on the social media suggest that the apps were not opening properly and eventually crashing when loaded on iPhone or iPad.

10 Jul 2020 6:39 pm
Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone Spotted on Geekbench, 16GB RAM Tipped

The Lenovo Legion gaming phone is listed on Geekbench with the model number L79031. The listing suggests that the device will run on Android 10 and pack 16GB of RAM. The handset managed to render impressive scores at 4,556 points on the single-core test and 13,438 points on the multi-core test.

10 Jul 2020 6:17 pm
Boat ProGear B20 Smart Band With 10-Day Battery Life, Real-Time Heart Rate Monitoring Launched

Boat ProGear B20 smart band, the companys first attempt at in the wearable space, has been launched. It boasts of features like real-time heart rate monitoring, activity tracking, and notification alerts, along with other typical smart band features.

10 Jul 2020 5:19 pm
Samsung's Bean-Shaped TWS Earbuds Will Reportedly Be Called Galaxy Buds Live, Renders Leaked

Samsung's bean-shaped True Wireless (TWS) earbuds have been a part of the rumour mill for quite some time, and previous reports have suggested that it would be called Galaxy BudX. Notable tipster, Evan Blass (also known as evleaks) is now suggesting that Samsung's next-generation earbuds would be called Galaxy Buds Live.

10 Jul 2020 5:17 pm
Xiaomi Hosting Global Ecosystem Product Launch 2020 on July 15, Mi TV Stick Expected

Xiaomi is hosting a global Ecosystem Product Launch 2020 event on July 15 where it is expected to unveil the anticipated Mi TV Stick. The event may also bring the global launch of the Mi Band 5, Mi Electric Scooter 1s, and the companys recently debuted 34-inch curved monitor, among other devices.

10 Jul 2020 4:58 pm
Mi Portable Electric Air Compressor Teased to Launch in India on July 14

The Mi Portable Electric Air Compressor has been teased via the Mi India handle. The video teaser shows portions of the product, but at the end shows a turned on display that indicates psi levels. This pretty confirms that Xiaomi is looking to launch the Mi Portable Electric Air Compressor in India. The tweet confirms that the device will launch on...

10 Jul 2020 4:31 pm
Xiaomi Phone With Model Number M2007J1SC Spotted Online, Expected to Be a Flagship: Report

Xiaomi may be working on a new flagship that could be Mi CC10, Mi MIX 4, or Mi 10 Pro+. Now, according to a known tipster, a phone with model number M2007J1SC has been spotted on Chinese certification authority MIIT website and is expected to be one of the three phones, names of which have not been made official.

10 Jul 2020 4:23 pm
Motorola One Vision Plus With Snapdragon 665, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Motorola One Vision Plus has made its debut in the Middle East, and the phone by the looks and specifications appears to be a rebranded version of Moto G8 Plus which was launched in India in October last year.

10 Jul 2020 3:54 pm
Realme's 120W Ultra Dart Fast Charger Tipped to Launch in July

Realme is tipped to launch its 100W+ Ultra Dart fast charger in July. The new technology can allegedly power up one-third of a 4,000mAh+ battery in just three minutes.

10 Jul 2020 3:40 pm
Panel Proposes New Regulator for Non-Personal Data in India, Draft Report Shows

India should set up a data regulator and require companies to disclose how they collect and store data devoid of personal details or which has been anonymised, a panel tasked to draw up such regulations has said in a draft report seen by Reuters.

10 Jul 2020 3:07 pm
Samsung Fitness Band Spotted on US FCC Site, Image Suggests Heart Rate Sensor

A probable Samsung fitness wearable has cropped up on Federal Communications Commission site in the US, hinting that the company is working on a new wearable. The listing has leaked an image of what seems to be a fitness band display capsule, and the photo hints at a heart-rate sensor at the back as well.

10 Jul 2020 3:06 pm
Nearby Red Dwarf Star 'AD Leonis' With Massive Solar Flares Spotted

Astronomers have captured a red dwarf star called AD Leonis that is found to have massive flares one of them was even 20 times larger than the solar flares emitted by our own Sun. The star is just 16 light-years away from Earth.

10 Jul 2020 2:36 pm
Lava Z61 Pro vs Realme C2: What's the Difference?

Lava Z61 Pro was recently launched as an entry level smartphone that carries decent specifications for the price. It comes with an octa-core processor and a single rear camera. On the other hand, the...

10 Jul 2020 2:30 pm
Lava Z61 Pro vs Realme C2: Price in India, Specifications Compared

Lava Z61 Pro was recently launched as an entry level smartphone that carries decent specifications for the price. It comes with an octa-core processor and a single rear camera. On the other hand, the Realme C2, which is the entry level smartphone by the Chinese company, also comes with impressive specifications for a similar price tag.

10 Jul 2020 2:30 pm
Rare Comet NEOWISE Is Gracing the Skies in July Before It Disappears for 6,800 Years

Lucky skywatchers across the world are currently able to see a newly discovered comet, dubbed Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE at predawn.

10 Jul 2020 2:19 pm
Sony Reveals PS5 Game Box Design With Spider-Man: Miles Morales Art

Sony revealed the box art for upcoming PlayStation 5 game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales. It showed some subtle changes in the box designs for its next-gen releases.

10 Jul 2020 1:41 pm
Android 10 Adoption Rate Fastest Yet, Reached 100 Million Phones in 5 Months

Google says the adoption of Android 10 has been faster than any previous versions of Android. The latest software was running on more than 100 million devices in five months post launch. The tech giant says, in these five months, the adoption of Android 10 has been a modest 28 percent faster than Android Pie.

10 Jul 2020 1:36 pm
Sony to Invest $250 Million in Epic Games for Minority Stake

Sony and Epic Games have announced that Sony will be making a strategic investment of $250 million (roughly Rs. 1,882 crores) for a minority stake in Epic. The investment has been made through a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony.

10 Jul 2020 1:19 pm
Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera With 8K Video Recording Support Launched, EOS R6 Debuts as Well

Canon EOS R5 has been launched as the companys anticipated flagship full-frame mirrorless camera. In addition to the EOS R5, Canon has brought the EOS R6 as its new mirrorless camera to take on the Nikon Z6, Panasonic S1, and Sony A7 III.

10 Jul 2020 1:15 pm
Fortnite Creator Epic Games Gets $250 Million Investment From Sony

Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game Fortnite, said on Thursday it had received a $250 million investment from Japan's Sony for a minority stake in the company.

10 Jul 2020 1:12 pm
Googles New Nest Smart Speaker Revealed, Could Launch Soon

Google has shared a teaser image of the Google Nest smart speaker, expected to be the successor to the Google Home. Not much else is known about the upcoming smart speaker for now.

10 Jul 2020 12:46 pm
Crash Bandicoot Comes to Mobiles With Endless Runner on iOS and Android

Crash Bandicoot, one of the most beloved classic video game characters, now gets his own endless runner on iOS and Android. The game has been developed by Candy Crush creators King.

10 Jul 2020 12:33 pm
Android 11 Will Not Come With Scrolling Screenshot Support, Google Reveals

Android 11 will not support the much-anticipated scrolling screenshot functionality, a Google executive announced on Thursday. Here's all you need to know about the Reddit AMA session.

10 Jul 2020 12:19 pm
Realme X50 Pro 5Gs First Sale in Four Months to Take Place on July 13: Price in India, Specifications

Realme X50 Pro 5G is all set to go on sale in India on July 13 after a long wait. The phone was launched in the country in February, and has been sold via flash sales ever since. The last flash sale of the Realme X50 Pro 5G was held in March, and the phone is finally going to be put on sale once again after more than four months of being unavailabl...

10 Jul 2020 12:06 pm
Dell XPS Desktop Refresh With 10th Generation Intel Processors, Up to Nvidia GeForce RTX GPUs Launched

Dell XPS desktop has been refreshed with latest 10th generation Intel Core processors and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX GPUs. There is a standard and a Special Edition, with a variety of configurations that Dell lets you choose from, depending on your needs. Depending on which variant you go for, the cabinet it either black or white.

10 Jul 2020 12:02 pm
Dil Bechara: Watch the Title Track Featuring Sushant Singh Rajput

The Dil Bechara title track is here. Sony Music India, Fox Star Studios, and Disney+ Hotstar have unveiled the first song Dil Bechara from Sushant Singh Rajputs final movie.

10 Jul 2020 12:00 pm
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Specifications Tipped, May Launch on August 5: Report

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S7+ at its online Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5. Reports suggest that the new tablet may be powered by Snapdragon 865+ and come with dual rear cameras.

10 Jul 2020 11:22 am
OnePlus Nord Specifications Leaked Ahead of Launch: Report

OnePlus Nord specifications have reportedly been leaked ahead of the July 21 launch event for the phone. A promo video recently shared by OnePlus showed the dual-selfie camera and a glimpse at the rear camera setup of the OnePlus Nord, but this new leak offers details on the cameras as well as other specifications of the phone.

10 Jul 2020 11:12 am
Google Select Mississippi Site for First US Operations Centre

Google's first U.S. operations centre is coming to northwest Mississippi. The company announced Thursday it will lease a new 60,000-square-foot (5,574 square-meter) facility in Southaven, Mississippi, near Memphis, Tennessee.

10 Jul 2020 11:08 am
WhatsApp for iPhone Latest Beta Brings Contacts Shortcut, Voice Over Improvements

With the WhatsApp v2.20.80.22 beta for iPhone, a few more users are able to see contacts shortcuts in the iOS share sheet, after sending a message in a chat. The tracker says that it should work for users on iOS 13.6 beta. It also brings improved support for Voice Over, in particular when you archive and unarchive a chat.

10 Jul 2020 10:57 am
TikTok Corporate Structure Changes Being Evaluated by Parent ByteDance

ByteDance is looking to make changes to the corporate structure of its short video app TikTok, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.

10 Jul 2020 10:57 am