Micromax’s Yu Yutopia Teased to Sport Large Battery Capacity

Yu has once again made Apple its target in the latest teaser for its upcoming Yu Yutopia smartphone. The image hints towards the smartphone’s battery capacity as compared to those found in iPhone models. The teaser shows the Apple company logo with low battery indication and a caption stating, “Would you enjoy an apple that […]

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ISS Astronauts Can Now Enjoy Their Coffee in Zero Gravity Space Cups

Last year when Italy sent an espresso machine up to the International Space Station (ISS), researchers wondered how astronauts would sip their double shot espresso in a zero-gravity situation in space. They came up with six funky-looking cups from a 3D printed transparent polymer that are making spending time in space a more enjoyable experience. […]

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Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM, Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM India Launch Set for Monday

Microsoft has sent invites for the India launch of its first Windows 10 Mobile handsets – the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The launch event is being held in New Delhi, and will see Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik and Microsoft Mobile Devices Country Head Ajay Mehta in attendance. At its Future Unveiled conference […]

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Google Adds Star Wars’ Aurabesh Language Support to Translate

Earlier this week, Google started to allow users to customise their Google apps and services (such asSearch, YouTube, and Gmail) to reflect their Star Wars preference – the Light or Dark side of the Force. The Mountain View-based company has now added some more references from one of the biggest movie franchises in its other […]

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Facebook Makes Paid Time Off for Baby Leave a Global Benefit

Less than a week after Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said he would take two months of paternity leave, the social media company announced it is extending its parental leave policy to full-time employees outside the United States. The policy, which provides four months of paid time off, will be provided to all new parents […]

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Tesla Faces German Battle Over Battery-Powered Homes

If Elon Musk’s vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first in Germany. But he will face a battle for market share against local firms with years of experience in renewable energy. The South African-born entrepreneur’s company Tesla, best known for its electric cars, sparked […]

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Apps That Can Help You Screen Your Screen Time

Between daughters who prefer texting to any other form of communication, my workplace’s mandate to be follow-worthy on a variety of social-media platforms and a journalist’s general FOMO on the news, I’m on my iPhone quite often. Too often. Sometimes I catch myself picking it up and scrolling through Twitter or Facebook out of boredom, […]

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EU Wants to Give National Privacy Regulators More Clout in New US Data Pact

The European Union wants to enhance the power of the bloc’s national privacy regulators in policing a planned new EU-US data pact after the previous one was struck down by a top EU court on concerns about mass US surveillance. Brussels and Washington are locked in negotiations to forge a new framework enabling data transfers […]

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Vodafone Moves Delhi High Court Against Trai’s Interconnect Regulations

Telecom major Vodafone Mobile Service Ltd and its group companies Friday moved the Delhi High Court challenging Trai’s Telecommunication Interconnect Usage Charges Regulations, 2015 by which it has fixed termination charges for wireline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless to Rs. 0.14 per minute. Interconnection Usage Charges (IUC) or termination charges are […]

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