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Intex Aqua Q4 With 3G Support, 4.5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 5,290

Intex has launched a new budget Aqua-series smartphone, the Aqua Q4, priced at Rs. 5,290. The smartphone, as of now, has been listed with price on the company’s sitewithout availability details. We can however expect the Intex Aqua Q4 to go on sale soon via online and offline stores.The Intex Aqua Q4 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone which runs Android ... Read More »

Britain Pulls Out Spies as Russia, China Crack Snowden Files: Report

Britain has pulled out agents from live operations in “hostile countries” after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the Sunday Times reported. Security service MI6, which operates overseas and is tasked with defending British interests, has removed agents from certain countries, the newspaper said, citing unnamed officials ... Read More »

Yu Yureka, Yuphoria’s Android 5.1 Lollipop-Based Cyanogen OS Updates in Final Testing

Yu Televentures, Micromax’s subsidiary, has announced that the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12.1 update for the Yu Yureka and Yuphoria has entered final phase of testing.Confirming the news, Micromax Co-Founder Rahul Sharma in a post on official Yu Playgod forum announced that interested Yureka and Yuphoria users can sign-in for the Yu beta testing program. Sharma said, “Some of ... Read More »

Vodafone, MTS Hike Mobile Data Tariffs in Delhi

Telecom services provider Vodafone has increased prepaid mobile data tariffs for 2G and 3G services in Delhi NCR by up to 47 percent, while MTS hiked rates of postpaid mobile data packs by 8 percent. The increase comes in the aftermath of March spectrum auction wherein telcos had paid around Rs. 1,10,000 crores to acquire airwaves. However, Sistema Shyam Teleservices, ... Read More »

TCS, Infosys Visa Issue: Government to Intervene if Required

With the US probing TCS and Infosys for alleged visa rule violations, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the government will intervene if the need arises. “I am sure these two companies will be able to address this issue properly, they are very reputed companies and the government fully appreciates the good work they have done ... Read More »

Competition Commission Rejects Complaint Against Dell India

Fair trade watchdog CCI has rejected allegations that computer maker Dell India Pvt Ltd indulged in anti-competitive practices with respect to the business of a particular server. It was alleged that the company engaged in unfair business ways by creating entry barriers in the market for x86 server. After finding that there was no prima facie evidence of competition norms’ ... Read More »

Alibaba to Launch Netflix-Like Video Streaming Service in 2 Months

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will launch an online video streaming service in China in about two months, hoping to emulate the U.S.’s Netflix Inc and HBO, the firm’s head of digital entertainment said on Sunday. The service will be called ‘TBO’, or Tmall Box Office, with content bought from China and other countries, as well as in-house productions, Alibaba’s Patrick ... Read More »

The Infibeam Big Bang Sale Kicks Off

The Infibeam Big Bang Sale kicked off on Monday with deals across various product categories. The underdog in the Indian e-commerce scene dominated by Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal is trying to woo customers with deals on electronics gadgets, fashion & lifestyle, books, magazines & and movies, amongst other categories. The Infibeam Big Bang Sale includes memory cards starting at Rs. ... Read More »

Philae Space Probe Thought Lost Wakes in Comet’s Shadows

The Philae lander space probe thought lost has woken up some seven months after officials thought it marooned in the shadows on a comet, the European Space Agency said on Sunday. ESA said it had received signals from the lander late on Thursday, which began “speaking” with its team on the ground for the first time since it went into ... Read More »

Frequent Smartphone Use Can Impair Hand Function

Frequent smartphone users are more likely to have an enlarged median nerve and have their hand function and pinch strength impaired, says a new study.However, the study, published online in Muscle & Nerve, doesn’t clearly link heavy smartphone use to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), medscape reported. “The exact clinical relevance of the study findings is not known. Future studies are ... Read More »