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How a young IT minister is transforming Hyderabad into a global business city once again

Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KT Rama Rao), popularly known as KTR, is the Minister of Information Technology, Government of Telangana. The 40-year old minister is the son of first and current Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao. But this ...

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Nokia Returns to Mobile Phones With Brand-Licensing Deal

May 23 Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia said Wednesday it plans a global comeback into its former goldmine of handsets and tablets, by licensing its brand to a newly-created Finnish company. Nokia “will grant HMD Global Ltd. the exclusive global ...

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Motorola launches 4th gen of Moto G

May 21, 2016: Motorola on Tuesday launched the fourth generation of its best selling – Moto G series – in the Indian market at a price of Rs 13,499 onwards. Equipped with a larger display, better camera specifications and a ...

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Apple to set up app centre in Bengaluru

Mumbai, May 19: Tim Cook is in India and he is mixing business with pleasure, and spirituality.  Mr. Cook’s first visit assumes significance as Apple reported its first quarterly drop in global iPhone sales last month, while its India revenues ...

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Laptop Keyboard Not Working? Here’s What To Do

You’re working on your laptop, and all of a sudden, the “I” key stops responding, or a whole section of your keyboard stops responding to keystrokes. Or, worse yet, the keyboard cuts out entirely. While this can be a hassle, ...

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India smartphone market up 23% amid flat global growth

May 15, 2016: India smartphone market grew 23 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, surpassing the U.S. to become the second largest country in terms of users, even as sales remained flat globally, research firm Counterpoint said. “India ...

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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy J7 (2016) Launched in India

May 13: Samsung India on Monday has launched the 2016 editions of its Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 smartphones. The smartphones have been priced at Rs. 13,990 and Rs. 15,990 respectively, and will be available via Flipkart from Tuesday. The smartphones ...

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WhatsApp Finally Launches Desktop Apps For Windows And Mac

May 11, 2016 Though it’s the biggest messaging application in the world with more than 1 billion active users, WhatsApp has for years lived primarily on mobile phones. That could change significantly from Wednesday, when WhatsApp launched its first desktop ...

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Facebook rewards 10-year-old Finnish boy for hacking Instagram

May 10, 2016 A 10-year-old Finnish boy has received a USD 10,000 reward from Mark Zuckerberg for spotting a bug in Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram, becoming the youngest hacker to receive a cash reward from the social media giant for ...

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Soon, you may not need your phone to use WhatsApp

NEW DELHI May 8, 2016: Boasting over one billion users, the Facebook owned WhatsApp is arguably the most popular chat application out there. Although WhatsApp can be accessed on PC through a web client running in the browser, it’s largely ...

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Micromax Launches India’s Cheapest Windows 10 Laptop

Micromax has launched a new laptop in India, the Canvas Lapbook L1160. Priced at Rs. 10,499, the Windows 10-based laptop is exclusively available via Amazon India. The Micromax Canvas Lapbook L1160 features an 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 ...

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Micromax Canvas Mega 2 With 6-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 7,999

Micromax, soon after launching Canvas Spark 2 Plus, has now unveiled the new Canvas Mega 2 smartphone. Priced at Rs. 7,999, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 smartphone is now available in India. The highlight of the smartphone is its 6-inch ...

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After Drones And Driverless Cars, Unmanned Ship Up Next

It’s not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday – ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able ...

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Chemists use DNA to build the world’s tiniest thermometer

Researchers at University of Montreal have created a programmable DNA thermometer that is 20,000x smaller than a human hair. This scientific advance reported this week in the journal Nano Letters may significantly aid our understanding of natural and human designed ...

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