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Amazon said to launch mobile ads, in threat to Google, Facebook

Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the 9 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video spots on the e-commerce giant’s smartphone shopping app. Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the $129 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Teased to Be Faster and Offer More Storage; Sales Said to Begin From August 24

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy Note 9 may be faster and have more storage Its market availability in Europe tipped for August 24 Note 9’s cases and covers showcased in leaked renders Samsung is just two weeks away from launching its latest flagship – Galaxy Note 9 – in the market. The company has already started teasing the upcoming smartphone via several videos. While a teaser ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Said to Face Battery Drain Issues With OxygenOS 5.1.8, OnePlus 3, 3T Also Said to Face Similar Issues

HIGHLIGHTS The development was reported on OnePlus forums and Twitter Users have reported up to 50 percent decrease in battery life A fix might arrive soon Chinese phone maker OnePlus, early last week, released its latest software update in the form of OxygenOS 5.1.8 for its current flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. However, it seems, some users of the smartphone are experiencing ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Some Android Smartphones, Tablets From ZTE, Archos Said to Have Pre-Installed Malware: Avast

HIGHLIGHTS Malware is named as Cosiloon It was found in phones from ZTE, Archos, and myPhone Adware, installed on a firmware level, is difficult to remove Hundreds of Android smartphones and tablets, including ones from manufacturers such as ZTE, Archos, and myPhone, have been found to ship with pre-installed adware. Interestingly, a large number of such handsets are not certified by Google. According to a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 Said to Be Codenamed ‘Beyond’, Feature Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S10 codename surfaced The handset is said to be codenamed “Beyond” Samsung is reportedly working with Qualcomm, Synaptics, and Ezestek Ahead of any formal details, the alleged codename of the Samsung Galaxy S10 has surfaced online. The next-generation Galaxy S series flagship smartphone, which was previously rumoured to feature an under-display fingerprint sensor and an Apple Face ID-like technology, is now said ... Read More »

Dell, VMware Said to Be Exploring Options Including Merger

HIGHLIGHTS Dell seeks new avenues for growth following acquisition of EMC in 2016 Company under pressure to boost profits after EMC deal failed to deliver VMware to form a special committee to consider a combination with Dell US computer maker Dell Technologies and business software provider VMware have decided to explore options that could include a potential merger of the two companies, people familiar with ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Renders Leak, Said to Have Richer Multimedia Capabilities

As the August 23 launch date for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is still far away, more leaks regarding the smartphone are continuing to pour in. Following the earlier pattern, the upcoming Note series smartphone has been leaked in renders yet again and has reportedly received FCC certification as well. Separately, the South Korean company has also purportedly hinted at multimedia capabilities of ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Force Leaked in Images, Said to Be Thinner Than Predecessor With Smaller Battery

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 Force to pack Snapdragon 835 processor Moto Z2 Force to be thinner than Moto Z Force It is said to come with shatterproof display Lenovo has already confirmed an event on Tuesday where the company is expected to reveal the next Moto Z smartphone. Now, famed tipster Evan Blass in a VentureBeat report claims that the phone in question is indeed the Moto ... Read More »