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Facebook is testing new ‘Hello’ button, and people already not taking it well

    Like the Poke button wasn’t enough, Facebook is now giving your powers to be clingier with its new ‘Hello’ button. Exactly like it sounds, similar to the Poke button, the Hello button lets you get people’s attention by sending them a virtual ‘wave’. Among the 2 billion Facebook users worldwide, there are many who are able to see this feature. But i

    HCL Infosystems in talks to distribute Apple products in India


      HCL Infosystems today said it is in discussion with tech giant Apple to distribute the US-based company’s products in India. In a regulatory filing, HCL Infosystems said it signed a non-disclosure agreement with Apple India on December 23, 2016 and expressed interest in taking up distribution of Apple products in India.

      Apple had released an RFP

      Intex Aqua Zenith with VoLTE, Android Nougat launched, priced at Rs 3,999


        Intex has launched one of the cheapest VoLTE-enabled smartphones, called the Aqua Zenith. Priced at Rs 3,999, the smartphone will go on sale via ShopClues e-commerce website. The Intex Aqua Zenith is targeted at consumers living in tier-III and tier-IV cities of India.

        Alongside VoLTE connectivity, the Intex Aqua Zenith might just be the cheapest

        OnePlus Weather app now available for download on Google Play Store


          OnePlus has released its proprietary weather app for all OnePlus smartphones. The app comes pre installed with OnePlus 5 and is also available in latest Oxygen OS upgrade. OnePlus weather app can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

          The weather app is nothing different from most of the other weather apps. The highlight of the app is its design. One

          Reliance Jio partners with Intex to produce 4G VoLTE feature phones: Report


            Reliance Jio has roped in budget phone-maker Intex to co-develop its 4G VoLTE feature phones that are likely to hit the market next month. While Jio and Intex will jointly produce the phones, its pricing and marketing would be handled by Jio alone, ET reports. Jio’s sharp rise in the market is largely driven by the increasing adoption of 4G VoLTE t

            Facebook to fight fake news by restricting changes to link previews


              Facebook has long been fighting the spread of fake news, and in recent times has taken multiple steps to restrict fake news sharing on its site. The latest change cracks down on the publishers’ ability to modify the headline and description of a shared link. Until now, Facebook had given publishers the freedom to edit and modify all elements of a p

              TRAI recommends 50% cut in VSAT entry fee


                Telecom regulator TRAI recommended 50 percent reduction in one-time entry fee paid for captive VSAT services to Rs 15 lakh from Rs 30 lakh at present. The regulator also recommended removal of separate licence fee on companies interested in setting up the second hub for captive VSAT services.

                “The entry fee for captive VSAT licence may be reduced b

                Google feed updated with Facebook-like trending topics, fact check and more

                  Google has just updated its native app for iOS and Android, giving it a more Facebook feed-like appearance. The news feed experience on the Google app aims to make it easier to discover topics. Google feed now uses advanced machine learning algorithms to show better results that interest users. The new feed experience has launched today in the US,

                  Apple iCloud storage plans to get expensive starting August 21, blame it on GST: Report


                    You simply cannot escape GST. And if you thought your virtual lives were safe from the new tax regime in the country, then you have something to worry about. Apple users relying on iCloud storage to keep all their photos and files secure will now have to shell out a higher amount owing to the new GST rules. GST is now applicable even on online

                    LG V30 with Snapdragon 835 SoC spotted on GeekBench


                      LG V30 is not too far off, and is expected to debut at IFA 2017. The second LG flagship of 2017 has seen multiple leaks and rumors, but this is the first time that all the specifications of the upcoming smartphone are highlighted. LG V30 will be the successor to LG V20, and the one significant change in the smartphone is expected to be the lack of

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