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GST Impact: Indian Smartphone Market Contracts for First Time, Says Canalys

Market research firm Canalys on Wednesday reported that the Indian smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history this past quarter. The report claims that shipments in the country fell 4 percent year-on-year to just under 27 million units. The report adds that the primary factor for falling shipments was the impending introduction of GST on… Read More »

LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Asks for Time, Pledges to Pay Back Debts

The founder of China’s struggling tech group LeEco, Jia Yueting, on Thursday pledged to take full responsibility for the company’s debt troubles amid a deepening financial crisis and after some of the company’s assets were frozen. Jia, writing in a post on his public WeChat account, apologised for causing worry, pledged to pay back LeEco’s debts and to stick to its ambitious… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Flash Sale Today on Amazon India, Mi.com: Time, Variants, Launch Offers, and More

Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) will be back on sale today at 12pm IST, and you will be able to buy all three variants of the smartphone via Amazon India and Mi.com. This is, of course, of the weekly Redmi 4 sales that happen every Tuesday. The base variant of the smartphone costs Rs. 6,999, and comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.… Read More »

Snapchat to Get Original Time Warner Shows

Time Warner and Snap said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the next two years. The companies did not disclose the financial terms but a source familiar with the matter said the deal was valued at $100 million (roughly Rs. 645 crores). As part of the deal,… Read More »

The Latest: Tillerson, Zarif may talk ‘at the right time’

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that he will likely speak to his Iranian counterpart “at the right time.” Speaking in Riyadh at a joint briefing with Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Saturday, Tillerson said he has no plans to talk to Iran’s Foreign… Read More »

Get ‘Jump Start Responsive Web Design’ ebook ($30 value) FREE for a limited time

The pixel-perfect web is dead. The days of positioning elements on a web page and expecting them to always display exactly how we wanted are a distant memory; we now cope with the constant barrage of new and varied devices that our designs need to look fantastic on. Responsive web design is no longer a nice-to-have bonus feature,… Read More »

iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the new Control Center, Lock Screen, Apple Music, and even the Messages apps will look on the iPhone 8’s rumoured bezel-less display. It also shows the… Read More »

28 hours a week: Indians spend 7X more time on smartphones than on TV

Indian  consumers spend as much as 28 hours a week on their smartphones, seven fold more than the time they end up spending in watching programmes on television as more users access internet on their mobile phone. According to the Mary Meeker report, released on Wednesday night, the delivery of  entertainment, education, healthcare and marketplaces is being reimagined… Read More »

WhatsApp Suffers Major Outage on Wednesday, Second Time in Two Weeks

WhatsApp suffered an outage on Wednesday in many parts of the world, with users in India also experiencing issues sending and receiving chats. The WhatsApp outage comes just two weeks after another global outage. Embarrassingly for Facebook, the social media giant that owns the messaging service, its own apps went down less than a week later. As per… Read More »

It’s time to stop blaming Facebook for fake news

Analysis These are things we know to be true: Facebook is increasingly a leading news source for many Americans. There is a crap-ton of fake and biased news on Facebook. Here’s what people are getting wrong: Facebook deserves all the blame. It’s Facebook’s fault that Donald Trump is now President-Elect. There is no defense for fake news. I… Read More »