Aug
13
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:07 AM
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With its headquarters in Singapore and the Base of operation in India, Swipe Technologies is the Indian company that is ready to dip its hands in the 'Make in India' initiative's waves. Founded and led by Indians with Mr. Shripal Gandhi as the CEO, Mr. Aman Gupta as the CFO and Mr. Ashwin Bhandari, the Vice President of Strategy & Products, who also heads the manufacturing units of the company, Swipe Telelcom has declared that an investment of $3 - $4 million will be made over the period of...
Aug
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:00 AM
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Twitter has announced an important change to its direct messaging feature. The direct messages or DMs as known among the twitterati, are no longer limited to 140 characters. Twitter's product manager Sachin Agarwal posted a message on official blog informing about the new changes. Note that the regular tweets however will have to adhere to the 140 character limit. Direct Messages feature allows twitter users to hold private conversations with each other.

We learn that the limit still exists...
Aug
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:19 PM
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5MPPhilips has launched a new mid-range smartphone in its Xenium Series. Priced at Rs. 11799, the Philips Xenium I908 smartphone has a lot of interesting specs under its hood. Powered by a 1.7GHz Octa Core processor, this phablet comes with a 5 inch Full-HD touchscreen TFT display with 441 ppi pixel density 1080x1920 pixel resolution. Weighing a little over 155g, this smartphone packs a 3000 mAh Li-ion battery with 25 hours of talk time. Philips Xenium I908 is a Dual SIM (WCDMA and GSM)...
Aug
12
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:21 PM
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In a move to fix the problem of call drops, the Department of Telecom (DoT) and Urban Development (MoUD) have agreed to allow telecom companies to install mobile towers on government buildings. Telecom Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha today in a written reply that the DoT and MoUD have agreed in principle that telecom companies will now be allowed to install mobile sites on the government buildings. The permit however shall be subjected to overall structural safety....
Aug
12
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:19 AM
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About a week ago, a CSIR study concluded that the CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) powered buses are hazardous to human health as they emit fine nanocarbon particles which may lead to cancer. The study was conducted on a limited number of buses in Delhi. But this study has now been challenged by the engineers and scientists at the CSE aka...
Aug
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:39 AM
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OPPO India has unveiled yet another Android smartphone called 'OPPO Mirror 5' which bears a price tag of Rs. 15990. Featuring the Color OS 2.0 on top of Android 5.1 operating system, the Mirror 5 gets its name thanks to the make of the device which has cut-glass segments with different reflective properties crafted with an ultraviolet embossing technique. Available in two colors - White & Blue, the Mirror 5 is a Dual SIM smartphone with 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon...
Aug
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:58 AM
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Toyota Etios just got revamped to a new model called 'Etios Xclusive' and the sedan now sports interesting additions on both exterior and interiors. All set to compete against Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Honda Jazz and...
Aug
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:11 AM
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The Chinese brand owned by the company Shanghai Feixun Communication has got a new smartphone called Phicomm Energy 653 smartphone and it has arrived in India. Featuring Android Lollipop (version 5.1) OS, the Phicomm Energy comes loaded with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which expandable up to 64GB. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad core processor, the Phicomm Energy 653 boasts of a 4G Dual SIM LTE support. The phone features a 5 inch HD screen (1280 x 720 Pixels resolution). Priced at...
Aug
10
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by Jason Estibeiro at 3:19 PM
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Panasonic intermittently keeps on launching new smartphones under its sub-brand Eluga. The last phone under the said brand was the Eluga L which was launched in May 2015 and the one before that was the Eluga S launched in November 2014. The...
Aug
10
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:35 PM
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It's no brainer that the rovers have their own limitations when it comes to exploring the terrians on distant planets. A typical rover will find it difficult to climb slopes that are over 30 degrees - and this is limiting the areas rovers can cover. NASA engineers are currently exploring the possibilities of using quadcopters and drones to reach out to places on Mars and the Moon where the rovers can't go. But flying a rover ain't just that easy on a planet with very thin atmosphere or no...