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Lenovo Is Exploring Launch of Qualcomm-Powered Notebooks in India

Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Lenovo India HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo recently brought its new Ideapad ‘ultra-slim’ notebooks to India The company is aiming to grow by 500 percent A company executive hints it could launch Qualcomm-powered models as well While the overall PC market in India declined by 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Lenovo is optimistic about its continuous growth in… Read More »

Google+ New Favourite of Extremist Groups: Report

With social media sites like Facebook and Twitter coming down heavily on people sharing violent content, extremist groups appear to be migrating to Google+ to popularise their propaganda, the media reported. According to a report in The Independent on Saturday, Google acknowledged the issue by saying it had “more to do” in order to properly address it and had put dedicated teams in place to do… Read More »

Online Platforms Capture 38 Percent of Smartphone Sales in India, Flipkart Leads: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi led online platforms with a share of 57 percent during Q1 2018 It was followed by Samsung (14 percent) and Huawei (8 percent) Smartphone brands have now adopted a multi-channel strategy: Counterpoint Driven by exclusive online launches and strong promotions, e-commerce platforms captured a record 38 percent share of the total smartphone channels in India in… Read More »

UK’s Dixons Carphone Says Has Been a Victim of Cybercrime

British mobile phone and electricals retailer Dixons Carphone said on Wednesday it had been the victim of cybercrime, having discovered unauthorised access to payment card data held by the company. The group said an ongoing investigation indicated there was an attempt to compromise 5.9 million cards in one of the processing systems of Currys PC World and Dixons… Read More »

Here’s how less than $40 of computer science training can land you a six-figure salary

Earning a degree in computer science is almost as open ended as some liberal arts degrees. From data analysis to IT projects to engineering to security specialities, the paths to taking advantage of a computer science education are varied. One area where there isn’t much variation for computer science students is in how much they get paid. Because… Read More »

Vivo X21 Pre-Bookings Open in India Ahead of May 29 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo X21 is now available for pre-bookings in India Vivo is charging Rs. 2,000 as an advanced pre-booking amount There is a bunch of exclusive pre-booking offers Vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint scanning has become available for pre-bookings in India ahead of its formal May 29 launch. Pre-bookings are live through Vivo’s online store, and the company is charging… Read More »

HMD Global Teases Launch of ‘Charged Up’ Nokia Smartphone for May 29

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has teased a new “Charged Up” smartphone launch This will take place on May 29 in Moscow Nokia X6 global variant and Nokia 2, 3, and 5 refreshes speculated HMD Global has started teasing a new Nokia phone launch for May 29. The Finnish company uses hashtag #ChargedUp to suggest a handset or multiple handsets with… Read More »

Nokia X6 Goes Out of Stock Within Seconds in First Sale

Nokia X6 went on sale for the first time after its China launch last week. The Nokia X6 smartphone was made available on JD.com, Suning.com, and Tmall.com, and the stock ran out in less than 10 seconds. The Nokia X6 next sale in China is set for May 30, and users must register to participate in the sale. The Nokia… Read More »

90% of ‘Active’ Twitter Users Spread Falsehoods During Disasters: Study

Nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s ‘active’ users tend to spread falsehoods in the case of public emergencies or disasters, a study of more than 20,000 tweets has found. The researchers found that 86-91 percent of the users spread false news, either by retweeting or liking the original post. Five to 9 percent sought to confirm the false news, typically… Read More »

Xiaomi Sued by Coolpad Subsidiary for Patent Infringement Ahead of Its Blockbuster IPO

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad subsidiary sued three group firms of Xiaomi Coolpad asked Xiaomi companies to stop production and sale of some phones Xiaomi violated our patented multi-SIM card design: Coolpad Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad Group said its unit has sued three group firms of Xiaomi, which last week filed for a Hong Kong IPO that could be worth up to $10 billion… Read More »