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  • Switched off location service? Google still tracks you

    San Francisco: Android smartphones have reportedly been gathering users' location data and sending it to Google even when the location services were turned off and there was no SIM card in the device."Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your l...

  • Asian cues, auto stocks lift equity indices

    Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Wednesday traded in the green during the mid-afternoon session, extending gains for the fifth consecutive session, as positive Asian markets and higher auto stocks buoyed investors' sentiments.According to market observers, index heavyweights on the...

  • Students working overtime to build Apple iPhone X: Report

    Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Struggling to meet the demand after production delays, Apple supplier Foxconn has reportedly employed thousands of students to assemble iPhone X who are being forced to work overtime, media reported.According to The Financial Times, students in the age group 17-19 were hired...

  • OnePlus 5T: Stellar flagship killer worth every rupee

    New Delhi: When it comes to the premium smartphone segment in India, Samsung and Apple rule the roost, with Google round the corner.Now, almost doubling its market share in the premium category -- capturing 28 per cent market share in the third quarter this year -- Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus h...

  • Study says money-minded people spend more time on Facebook

    London: Materialistic people are likely to have significantly more friends than people who are less interested in possessions and they are also likely to use social media more frequently and intensely, says a study.Materialistic people see and treat their Facebook friends as "digital objects," said ...

  • RIL raises $800 mn through 10-year bonds at lowest rate

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Tuesday said it has raised $800 million by selling 10-year bonds in the first offering since Moody's last week raised India's sovereign rating after 14 years.According to a Mukesh Ambani-led RIL release here, the bonds, priced at 3.66 per cent, were the lowe...

  • Budget phone king Xiaomi announces new facility in Noida

    New Delhi: After sharing the top slot for the first time with South Korean tech giant Samsung in the Indian smartphone market, Xiaomi on Tuesday said it is geared up to take "Make in India" to the next level by setting up more manufacturing units across the country from next year."We as a company ar...

  • You browse, they collect: The world of online data gathering

    The biggest fallacy in many people's understanding of online data gathering is the widely-held belief that the only real downside to what they willingly offer up online is them seeing a few more harmless ads. Nothing, sadly, could be further from the truth. While ad-targeting is both promi...

  • Key Indian equity indices open in red

    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Monday opened in the red on the back of broadly negative Asian cues and selling pressure in IT, banking and metal stocks.At 9.16 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded lower by 10.25 points or 0.10 per cent at 10,273.35 ...

  • Ease of business? GM research firms look abroad as tighter norms threaten at home

    New Delhi: While India has climbed 30 rungs in the World Bank's ease-of-doing-business ladder and Moody's has raised the country's credit rating because of its reform push, for the agri-biotechnology industry the degree of difficulty has increased to such an extent that even home-bred companies are ...

  • Billion Capture+: Long battery, AI-enabled personal experience

    New Delhi: Giving birth to a new trend, e-tailer Flipkart has launched its very own smartphone, the "Billion Capture+" that houses artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities courtesy Smartron, the domestic IoT brand.The 5.5-inch Flipkart device comes in two variants: The Rs 10,999 model with 3GB RAM ...

  • Infosys to buyback shares from November 30

    Bengaluru: Global software major Infosys Ltd would buy back 11.3-crore of its equity shares of Rs 5 face value by paying Rs 13,000 crore at the price of Rs 1,150 per share from November 30, said the IT major on Friday."Buyback of 11,30,43,478 equity shares of Rs 5 each at a price of Rs 1,150 per sha...