August, 2018

  • 16 August

    Vivo X23 Specifications, Images Spotted in Leaks, Tipped to Sport 3D Facial Recognition, Display Notch

    Photo Credit: Weibo Images of an alleged Vivo X23 phone has surfaced in China Chinese manufacturer Vivo is rumoured to launch a new smartphone – Vivo X23 – as the successor to the Vivo X21. Leaks and rumours surrounding the upcoming smartphone have already started surfacing on the Web. A …

  • 16 August

    Gamescom 2018: Slim is in for Asus’ ROG gaming laptops

    Now Playing: Watch this: The skinny on two new slim Asus gaming laptops 1:19 Asus‘ Republic of Gamers blows into Gamescom 2018 with two laptops sporting new 144Hz AHVA IPS displays that don’t sacrifice response time for bezel size. The displays on the 15-inch Asus Zephyrus S (GX531) and 17-inch …

  • 16 August

    Samsung’s First Android Go Smartphone Now Revealed Through Official User Manual

    Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone has been a part of rumours for some time now. But now, Samsung has revealed the handset itself by posting its user manual in Russia. The user manual shows the model number of the unannounced smartphone as SM-J260F. It also reveals the presence of a …

  • 16 August

    Podcasts Take Growing Role in Shifting Media Landscape

    As radio fades in the new world of digital media, podcasting has become hot. In less than 15 years, on-demand podcasts have become a key part of the media landscape that is luring advertisers to a market that is worth tens of millions of dollars and growing. According to Edison …

  • 16 August

    IRCTC Rail Connect Android App Gets PhonePe as a Payment Option

    PhonePe on Thursday announced entering into a partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail Connect Android app. The partnership will enable PhonePe’s 100 million plus users to now pay directly from their bank accounts using …

  • 16 August

    China Said to Freeze Game Approvals Amid Agency Shakeup

    China’s regulators have frozen approval of game licences amid a government shake-up, according to people familiar with the matter, throwing the world’s biggest gaming market into disarray. The halt follows a restructuring of power among departments, said the people, who asked not to be named because they don’t have approval …

  • 16 August

    Lenovo Posts First Quarter Profit as Recovery Continues

    Chinese technology giant Lenovo Thursday recorded a sharp rise in first-quarter net profit as the company’s turnaround gathered pace. The PC maker posted a $77 million (roughly Rs. 541 crores) net profit in the quarter to June 30 – up from a $72 million loss in the same period last year. …

  • 16 August

    UPI 2.0 With Overdraft Support, UPI Mandate, Invoice in Inbox Features Launched

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Thursday launched UPI 2.0 in Mumbai as an upgrade to the first iteration of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that debuted in April 2016. The new UPI version has features such as UPI Mandate and Invoice in the Inbox. There are also new security …

  • 16 August

    Google rolls out Go edition of AI-packed Android 9 Pie for entry-level phones, Technology News, ETtech

    Google has rolled out a “Go Edition” of its recently launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-packed Android 9 Pie with additional storage, faster boot time, better security and more to bring improvements to entry-level phones. The “Go edition” brings a fully redesigned set of Google apps, which are specifically built to serve …

  • 16 August

    Amazon, Twitter Want to Bring You More Sports

    Amazon.com and Twitter are exploring ways to bring more sports content to customers – including personalised notifications of live events – seeking to lure a larger number of viewers in the age of cord-cutting, executives said. Both companies say their global reach makes them good partners for professional leagues such as …