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Hike brings free calling

Messaging app Hike shuts down business

Instant messaging app Hike Messenger, later known as Hike Sticker Chat, has announced the shutdown of its operations. “Today we are announcing that we will...
Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong

Samsung’s Lee receives 30-month prison term in bribery trial

A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison on Monday. The development could...
Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G

Oppo to manufacture Reno5 Pro 5G smartphone in India

Oppo has launched the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G smartphone in India. Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G comes in a single memory variant with 8GB of...
Apple supplier Foxconn

Foxconn gets license to build $270 mn plant in Vietnam

A unit of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology has received a license from Vietnam government to build a $270 million plant to produce laptops and tablets. The...
Apple iphone 12 5G smartphone in Singapore

Apple Store offers cashback and no-cost EMIs in India

Apple Store India, the company’s online shop, announced a new cashback and no-cost EMI offer to attract customers for iPhones and other products. Starting January...
Moj app

Short video platform Moj has 100 mn downloads

Short video platform Moj, which is one of the rivals of China’s TikTok, has surpassed the 100 million download landmark on Google Play Store. The...
Smartphone user in France

Which messaging app is safer for smartphone users?

Victor Chebyshev, mobile threat researcher at Kaspersky, has revealed which messaging app is safer for smartphone users. Most messaging apps are relatively safe since they...
WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram

Signal faces technical troubles due to server overload

Mobile messaging app Signal has faced technical troubles resulting into bad customer experience due to delay in sending messages. Signal said on Saturday that it...
Xiaomi campaign with Katrina Kaif

United States adds China’s smartphone maker Xiaomi to blacklist

The Donald Trump administration has added smartphone giant Xiaomi to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies. The move means that Xiaomi is now subject...
Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones to take on Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple

Samsung has introduced Galaxy S21 smartphone series -- Galaxy 21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S1 Ultra -- and a Galaxy Buds Pro. Qualcomm revealed that...
Vivo Y51A smartphone price India

Vivo launches Vivo Y51A priced at Rs 17,990

Vivo on announced the launch of Vivo Y51A in India. Vivo Y51A is priced at Rs 17,990 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM (expandable...
Apple iphone 12 5G smartphone in Singapore

Apple generates $64 bn revenue from App Store in 2020

Apple has generated $64 billion in revenue from its App Store in 2020, registering 28 percent increase from an estimated $50 billion in 2019,...

Used smartphone market value to reach $65 bn: IDC

Shipment of used smartphones, inclusive of both officially refurbished and used smartphones, is forecast to grow at 9.2 percent to 225.4 million units in...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung fourth-quarter sales to grow 2% to 61 trillion won

Samsung Electronics forecast solid fourth-quarter earnings as its chip business stayed afloat in the face of the weakness of the U.S. dollar and the...
Samsung Galaxy M02 smartphone India

Samsung launches Galaxy M02s budget smartphone in India

Samsung has launched its budget smartphone Galaxy M02s -- powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor -- in India. Galaxy M02s is priced at Rs 8,999...
Lava MyZ smartphone India

Lava Mobiles launches budget smartphones powered by MediaTek chipset

Lava Mobiles has introduced Lava Z1, Z2, Z4 and Z6 – powered by MediaTek chipset – targeting budget smartphone buyers. The starting price of Lava...

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