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Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated. The company has put up the terms and conditions on its website for returning Jio Phone units, which have revealed the fine print involved with the process. It turns out you will have to shell out money if you want… Read More »

Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio has published the terms and conditions for Jio Phone Jio Phone users will have to make recharges worth Rs. 1,500 each year Customers will be liable to penalty if they return the Jio Phone early Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated.… Read More »

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now that availability details are out, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a fresh note predicting shipment numbers for the iPhone X for this year, and for next year as well. Kuo claims… Read More »

11 states may see Rs 9,500 cr revenue loss this year under GST

Even though as a whole states’ revenue may clip past at a CAGR of 16.6 per cent in FY18 over FY16 under the GST, 11 of them may need an additional Rs 9,500 crore compensation from the Centre this year, says a report. “All states combined will grow at a CAGR of 16.6 per cent in FY18 over… Read More »

NVIDIA Formally Announces PCIe Tesla V100: Available Later This Year

Similar to last year, at this year’s International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) NVIDIA has announced and detailed a PCI Express version of their latest Tesla GPU accelerator, the Volta-based V100. The conference itself runs from June 19 to 22, and with several speakers from NVIDIA scheduled for events tomorrow, NVIDIA is set to outline its next-generation efforts in HPC… Read More »

Infosys Says Reports Of Job Losses Overstated, To Hire 20,000 This Year

New Delhi: IT services major Infosys today said it will hire 20,000 people this year as against only 400 people being asked to leave on performance grounds and termed reports of large-scale job losses as “overstated”. Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao said the technology-driven transformation presents new opportunities for companies like Infosys. “With respect to all the talks… Read More »

Profit falls at Sainsbury’s for third straight year

British supermarket Sainsbury’s on Wednesday reported a third straight year of underlying profit decline, despite the boost to earnings from last year’s purchase of Argos, the general merchandise retailer. Sainsbury’s, which trails market leader Tesco in annual sales, also cautioned that it saw no let-up in the intensely competitive UK market any time soon. “The market remains competitive… Read More »

British phone maker Wileyfox gearing up to launch a Windows phone later this year

British phone maker Wileyfox, known thus far for its lineup of Android phones, is working on a Windows phone. In a low-key announcement reported by UK outlet Mobile News (via All About Windows Phone), Wileyfox confirmed last month that it is hoping to launch the phone in August. The mobile maker isn’t exactly aiming for the consumer segment… Read More »

China likely to allow companies to issue shares in Frankfurt this year – bourse

Chinese companies will likely be allowed to sell their shares in Germany via issuing so-called “D shares” as soon as this year, in a move that will help them raise their profile in Europe, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said. The plan to launch D shares – Frankfurt-traded shares sold by China-registered firms – is being studied by… Read More »